Here are the reader poll results from the question posted throughout December on the Grounds Maintenance Web site

What is the point of purchase through which you acquire turf and ornamental pesticides?

43% Local professional products dealer 39%
31% National distributor (such as LESCO) 33%
11% Mass merchant (such as Home Depot) 19%
3% Direct from manufacturer 4%
11% On-line supplier 5%

Look for this new reader poll question at

How have you responded to increased or decreased demand for your business in 2002?

A. Added employees to increase overall size of business.

B. Decreased overall number of employees.

C. Increased number of employees by 20 percent or more.

D. Decreased number of employees by 20 percent of more.

E. Neither increased nor decreased number of employees.

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