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What Property Managers Need to Know About El Niño

El Nino disrupts weather patterns on the West Coast causing storm surges, torrential rain storms, and mud slides. California is not alone in the El Nino effect. Property managers throughout the U.S, including the Southwest and the Rocky Mountain states need to prepare for landscape maintenance issues caused by El Nino.


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Published: February 24, 2016

Author: Quinton Guenther

Cities and Municipalities Prepare for Winter Storms

Winter storms can be a challenge for those drivers trying to maneuver the roads.  Municipal public works departments are preparing for the storms 24/7 to […]


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Published: December 17, 2015

Author: Cristin Tarr

Landscape Preservation: What Is Integrated Pest Management?

Landscape Preservation is TCA’s customized version of Integrated Pest Management. According to the EPA (Environment Protection Agency) “Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest management that relies on a combination of common-sense practices.”


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Published: December 10, 2015

Author: Peter Evers

Why Your Property Needs a Winter Watering Program

Since deciduous trees and many perennial plants become dormant for the winter, you might think that most of your landscape maintenance is done for the […]


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Published: December 2, 2015

Author: Peter Evers

The Importance of a Winter Landscape Plan

Cooler winter weather is not the time to put your landscape maintenance on hold. Winterizing your landscape can not only keep on your property looking beautiful,but it will keep your trees and plants healthy (saving you money).


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Published: November 19, 2015

Author: Cristin Tarr

Partnering to Keep Road Safety a Priority

  By Steve Bertasso – Operations Manager, Utah Road safety starts with you.  Road maintenance companies go to great lengths to make sure the road is […]


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Published: November 3, 2015

Author: Cristin Tarr

Public-Private Partnerships For Public Works

Public-private partnerships are a way for governments to collaborate with the private sector to share the risks and rewards involved in the construction and maintenance of […]


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Published: July 21, 2015

Author: Cristin Tarr

3 Essential Ingredients to a Great Business Partnership

What is a partnership? Defined by Wikipedia as: “An arrangement where parties, known as partners, agree to cooperate to advance their mutual interests.”  A partnership could be focused […]


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Published: July 14, 2015

Author: Cristin Tarr

Creating Winning Partnerships for Municipal Landscapes

Parks and streetscapes beautification projects deliver essential environmental, aesthetic, and recreation benefits to our cities.  Investing in projects that maintain the city outdoors results in […]


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Published: July 7, 2015

Author: Cristin Tarr