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By John White / August 10, 2022 /
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Sales Process for Selling Hardscapes

By John White / August 10, 2022 /

A completed paver patio with fire pit installed by Creekside Landscaping in Northwest Indiana. With the housing market getting better but still historically weak, it’s important for landscape contractors to encourage existing homeowners to invest in landscape upgrades. Northwest Indiana contractor Mike Arnold of Creekside Landscaping couldn’t agree more. “It is so important for contractors to…

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PRODUCT REVIEW: New Holland 200 Series Skid Steers

By John White / August 10, 2022 /

New Holland’s 200 Series Skid-Steer Loaders are offered in seven models ranging from 43 to 84 hp with bucket breakout forces of 4,150 to 8,585 pounds. Additionally, these skid steers are powered by Tier 4 Final engines, which means they comply with the latest EPA emission requirements for diesel engines of this size. Landscape contractor Bill Davids,…

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Tri Town Advice Givers

By John White / August 9, 2022 /

In this new episode of Tri Town Advice Givers, host Mark Borst interviews Mike Arnold, the owner and president of Creekside Landscaping in Northwest Indiana. Arnold is a firm Jesus Christ believer who does chaplain work touring with NASCA right along with his business ambitions. In addition to Landscaping, Mike Arnold and Creekside also offer…

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The Best Landscape Contractors in the US

By John White / August 9, 2022 /

As new technologies emerge, Creekside Outdoor Living makes sure to adapt to new trends to better serve its clients. The firm uses 3D technology imaging to visualize the project’s end result. Doing so also allows the client and the designer to customize the design before starting the installation. That careful planning minimizes the possibility of…

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Meet Mike Arnold of Creekside Landscaping in Northwest Indiana

By John White / August 4, 2022 /

Today we’d like to introduce you to Mike Arnold. So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story.I got started in the green industry around the year 2006, but even before that, as a little kid, I passed out “business cards” to…

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Mike Arnold makes a difference in Pinty’s Series

By John White / August 3, 2022 /

Motor Racing Outreach chaplain works hard to support competitors, officials and everyone in NASCAR’s national stock car championship series in Canada. As Mike Arnold begins his fourth season as MRO chaplain for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series he spent some time discussing his ‘calling’ and role as chaplain for one of NASCAR’s nine touring series. Arnold…

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SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Creekside Landscaping, St. John

By John White / August 2, 2022 /

ST. JOHN | Creekside Landscaping President Mike Arnold takes pride in his company’s excellent customer service. “We understand the busy schedule of our clients and do as much as possible to accommodate, such as never requiring them to meet at our office but we come to them for all planning,” Arnold said. “Our installations are…

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How outdoor patios are grouted with sand

By John White / August 1, 2022 /

Mike Arnold: So, I am Mike Arnold. I am the president of Creekside Outdoor Living. We specialize in the design and the installation of high-end outdoor living spaces, which goes from pool patios to outdoor kitchens to fire and water features. I’m going to walk you through how we install paver patios and what we do…

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