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For over 50 years, The Budd Group has made a concerted effort to enrich the communities we serve. Our enterprise has expanded since its creation in 1963, but this commitment to community service holds true, reflected in both the quality of our work and the various community projects and initiatives in which we participate. This fall, our leadership team in Charlotte, NC, teamed up with United Way to build a brand new playground (complete with multiple slides) and rock garden at Sterling Elementa...

A healthy landscape relies on functional, efficient irrigation. During winter, however, your green spaces lie dormant, getting rid of the need for regular watering. It’s not enough to merely turn off certain aspects of your irrigation system. However, you must perform a complete shutdown of all system components. Failing to properly shut down your irrigation system in time for winter can result in numerous headaches, repairs, and costly replacement jobs down the line. Let’s explore what an i...

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has taught us a lot over this past year-and-a-half. Not only have we learned more about the nature of the virus SARS-CoV-2 and its variants -- we’ve also gained a renewed perspective on the importance of community. Spending extended periods of time away from loved ones hasn’t been easy for anyone. Fortunately, outdoor gatherings have offered some respite from this isolation. For several months now, health experts have encouraged people to get outside during the ...

Landscaper looking at flowers in an industrial space

Maintaining a healthy and beautiful landscape should be among your business’ highest priorities. While these outdoor matters might have little to do with your main operations, your landscape’s appearance and condition can have major implications on your reputation, employee morale, safety protocols, and bottom line. And as summer approaches, there’s no better time to spruce up your green spaces. Let’s go over some of the most important landscaping services to invest in for your commercia...

A school’s athletic facilities are among its most important features. These areas are essential for physical education courses, recreation, club meetings, practice, team exercises, matches with opposing schools, and more. The importance and constant usage of athletic fields makes proper maintenance a must. Even small amounts of neglect can render such an area not fit for use. Here’s how to maintain a high school athletic field so everyone can continue to enjoy these amenities.Mind the Materi...

Irrigation system hose with a hole in it

When your irrigation system is on the fritz, your green spaces won’t get the optimal care they need. Moreover, a faulty irrigation system often translates to wasted water and higher energy costs. For these reasons and more, you’ll want to address any potential sprinkler problems as soon as possible. In order to do this, it helps to know a bit about how these systems work and which issues are most common. Let’s explore how to troubleshoot problems with your irrigation system.Know Your Irrig...

No matter the location or size of your property, keeping its green spaces healthy and appealing while maintaining optimal water efficiency can feel like climbing up a slip and slide -- an uphill wet mess. Of course, the larger and more complex your residence is, the more challenging this task becomes. Relying on manual irrigation processes is inefficient and often a recipe for disaster, as humans are prone to error and neglect. While investing in a state-of-the-art automated irrigation system ca...

Winter’s wrath doesn’t just threaten your people’s safety and your building’s integrity -- a powerful winter storm can also do a number on your landscape. If you’re not prepared for such an event, you can spend an inordinate amount of time and money fixing your lawn well after the storm has passed. Let’s go over how to repair your green spaces following a winter storm. Prepare Your Lawn Prior to Winter Doing some pre-winter prep work can save you a lot of trouble before and after a...

The southeastern portion of the U.S. experiences variable winters. Some years, certain regions might experience moderate temperatures and minimal storm activity during the winter, while others encounter severe blizzards, lake effect snowfalls, snow squalls, ice storms, and more. These various winter storms can make it unsafe or impossible to commute, work, or patronize a place of business, and in some cases greatly damage facilities. If you’re not ready for such inclement weather, then, your p...

Hurricane damaged street

This year’s hurricane season has unfortunately already been one for the books, and analysts warn that more storms are likely on the way between now and the end of November (the storm season’s end). While nothing can be done to stave off these destructive storms, individuals and businesses can take several steps to mitigate the degree of damage done to their property. If nothing else, ensuring the health and safety of all personnel should be any business’s main priority. Having reliable fac...

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