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By Ashley Thomas | Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Save on Your Auto Insurance: Three Tips to Help You Manage Your Premiums
Nurseries and Landscaping
Commercial auto insurance is an essential policy all landscapers and nursery owners should carry to ensure the risks of the road don’t become business-ending blunders.
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By Ashley Thomas | Friday, February 2, 2024
New Year Insurance Tips for Your Business
Nurseries and Landscaping
The new year is ideal for landscapers and nursery owners to review their insurance policies. Over the past 12 months, your business might have celebrated exciting new milestones that could impact your insurance needs. Annually checking on your insurance policies is crucial to ensuring your business is properly protected in the event of a claim.
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By Ashley Thomas | Thursday, November 30, 2023
Three Common Small Business Lawsuits and Ways to Protect Your Business
Nurseries and Landscaping
You might think your business is too small to become the target of a lawsuit, but that’s wishful thinking. No matter the size of your business or industry, business owners from all walks of life and industries find themselves the target of legal claims.
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By Ashley Thomas | Thursday, November 30, 2023
Holiday Party Liability: Five Tips to Reduce Your Risk
Nurseries and Landscaping
For many landscapers and nursery owners, the end of the year is a valuable opportunity for your team to grow closer and celebrate the year’s accomplishments with a company-sponsored holiday party. Still, these events are notorious for reputation-eroding blunders stemming from high spirits and too much alcohol.
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By Ashley Thomas | Thursday, October 5, 2023
Five Cybersecurity Tips for Your Small Business
Nurseries and Landscaping
Cyberattacks are becoming an all-too-common fact of life. It doesn’t matter if it’s a banking institution, power company or municipal government, cybercriminals will attack any business in search of a payout.
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By Ashley Thomas | Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Commercial Auto Insurance for Landscapers: Keeping Employees Safe on the Road
Nurseries and Landscaping
As a landscaper or nursery owner, you rely on commercial vehicles, like pickup trucks, box trucks and utility trailers, to get your employees and materials to the job site. Unfortunately, your unique business exposes you to automotive liability risks that can lead to financial losses. If your employee injures a client or damages their property while operating a business vehicle, they could hold you liable for any repairs or medical bills arising from the incident.
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By Ashley Thomas | Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Essential Tools Every Landscaping Business Needs
Nurseries and Landscaping
It’s important to regularly evaluate your toolshed to ensure your landscaping company has the equipment it needs to get the job done. Whether it’s basic services like mowing grass or larger ones like cutting back out-of-control hedges, having the right tools for the job will guarantee your team can complete their landscaping jobs safely, on time and under budget. To help you get started, we’ll cover some essential tools every landscaping business needs.
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By Ashley Thomas | Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Expanding Your Fleet: Truck Options for Landscapers
Nurseries and Landscaping
As a landscaper, having the right equipment for the job is critical. Trucks are the workhorses of many landscaping businesses, necessary for transporting heavy equipment and even your employees to job sites throughout the region.
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By Ashley Thomas | Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Mosquito and Tick Management Tips for Landscapers
Nurseries and Landscaping
As a landscaper, it’s your job to help clients enjoy their yards and outdoor spaces. When warm weather sweeps across Michigan, common pests, such as mosquitos and ticks, start to make their presence known.
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By Ashley Thomas | Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Protecting Your Landscaping Business: Important Insurance Coverages You Need
Nurseries and Landscaping
The summer months are the busiest time of year for landscaping professionals. One important task you should never overlook: Ensuring you have the proper insurance coverages to keep your business, clients and employees safe.
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