Landscape contractors and equipment dealers say the industry is beginning to return to pre-recession conditions, writes Gregg Wartgow. The rebound could bring a change in pricing and management practices across the industry, Wartgow notes. "Both dealers and contractors, in many instances, have been forced to lower prices in order to compete. Now that demand [is] healthy again, will prices strengthen? Or, have consumers now been conditioned to this new level of pricing and discounting?"

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