Mike Fitzpatrick is the vice president of U.S. Lawns, one of the commercial landscape industry's largest and most successful companies with approximately 255 franchise locations nationwide. With over 30 years of experience in the green industry, his insight has helped shape the commercial landscape franchise industry into what it is today. Fitzpatrick can be reached at MFitzpatrick@USLawns.com. For more information about franchise opportunities or the grounds care solutions U.S. Lawns provides, please visit www.USLawns.com.
There are a number of cost-effective steps facilities managers and building owners can take to ensure that their properties and their grounds are sufficiently maintained through the winter and ready for springtime.