Landscape companies are increasingly worried about being underbid on contracts, according to a group of landscaping executives interviewed in this article. "It's really hard to explain to young managers, who you’ve brought along and cultured to do things right, to say to them, 'Don't worry about the scope, just figure out what you can do cheap.' That's just the way that they hear it," says George Gaumer of Davey Commercial Management in Ohio.

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