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Better by nature: How two firms collaborate to cut time, travel and hassle Email
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 07:00 AM

Better by nature

“Last summer, we lost a high-level foreman, had an employee shortage, and other issues. We had a job in the Highlands Ranch area that was getting harder to work into the schedule,” says Diggable Designs Landscape Construction’s Mike Moore. Fretting over the job, he kept asking himself, “Who do I know? Who might help?”

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What are your big goals for 2017? Email
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 06:00 AM


goals for 2017With 2017 approaching now is the time to set your big goals for next year.

The trick is to not set too many, otherwise you will get overwhelmed trying to push "too many small stones forward just a few feet". Instead, pick just a couple big inspirational rocks, and push them a mile down the road.

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Why Westminster is tapping in to reclaimed water Email
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 05:00 AM


Westminster reclaimed water projectDuring the next three-year drought, sprinklers will be running and golf courses, 
parks and commercial sites within the City of Westminster will be green, say officials. Their reliance on nonpotable water per the city’s strategic water plan will ensure their lawns stay green when parks and play areas in neighboring cities are brown.

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3 resources to improve your productivity Email
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 04:00 AM


Productive tech userThe end of a calendar year is often a time for reflection and a time to set new goals for the next twelve months. For many of us, learning to be more productive and manage our time more efficiently is at the top of our self-improvement to-do list. There’s no shortage of articles and apps designed to help you get more out of each day. Here are three resources that we’ve found helpful:

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Greenery is 2017's Color of the Year Email
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 03:00 AM

Pantone GreeneryPantone© 15-0343 might not mean much to anyone outside the design department of a landscape company. But its less technical name will be familiar to all: Greenery. Named the 2017 Color of the Year by the Pantone© Color Institute, the color evokes images of the plant material used by the landscape industry to beautify the built environment.

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