ProGardenBiz is here to help you start your own business in the field of landscape maintenance. To help you grow that business into a profitable enterprise. To keep you profitable and, hopefully, entertain you a little along the way.

As an online magazine we’re a bit different than a print magazine. Our issues do not come out all at once as a new issue. We update columns and articles over a period of a few weeks and we often add new material weekly or even daily, so check back often.

What’s New?

Since bringing ProGardenBiz online we’ve added a number of new articles and columns. These regular columns will be bringing you new information each month or sometimes weekly.
Planting Tips by National Gardening Association
Just for Fun has several new additions; “So it Goes” is Jason Love’s biweekly humorous observations on life; “Twisted History”, little facts from our past, and new jokes daily (what’s a little fun for?)

Writing Tips - Writing, marketing, and tech tips by Judy Vorfeld

HR Answers - For anyone who uses employees, tips on Human Resources and Labor Law.

The Small Engine Advisor by David Coker will help you keep those machines running smoothly.

The Yard Doctor by Trey Rogers, Ph.D. - Professor of turfgrass science at Michigan State University and a consultant to Briggs & Stratton, Dr. Rogers is regarded as one of the country’s leading experts on growing and maintaining healthy lawns.

Straight Talk - Advice for Small Business Success is by Brett Krkosska, a well known business consultant who offers advice on small and home-based work issues on his website

Websites that Work - With the popularity of the Internet everyone is turning to the Web for marketing exposure. Make your website work with tips from Sean McManus, author of (what else?) “Small Business Websites That Work”.

The Plant Man is Steve Jones. Each week he provides new information, news, tips, answers to questions, and more about gardening.

The Renegade Gardener: Don Engebretson was born in a barn, a pole barn, an old pole barn built down by the sea. At least, that’s what his parents, Anders and Uma Engebretson, always told him…

Ask Joe, He’ll Know! Master Gardener, Joe Sherinski is here to answer your questions.

In addition to these columns we’ve added twelve news feeds throughout the magazine. Each news feed is customized for the column it appears with and will help keep you up-to-date on landscaping and gardening news around the world. The news feeds are updated daily.

These additions have doubled the size of ProGardenBiz, with more to come.

If you have ideas to share with others in the Green Industry, write to us at Submissions of articles, columns, tips, ideas, or other features are welcome. Send us a description of your company, how you started and grew, your trials, tribulations, and successes. You could be famous!

If you have a web site and would like some gardening information to use, contact us. Selected ProGardenBiz articles and columns are available, with permission, for reprint on other websites or print publications. Contact us for details.

Let us know what you would like to see in ProGardenBiz. This magazine is for you and your business success. I hope to hear from all of you soon!

Happy & profitable mowing.