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Merry Christmas from barkman!

December 23, 2011

Twas the day before the night before Christmas, and all through the house Not a keyboard was stirring, not even a mouse The hard hats were hung on the hooks with care, In hopes that Alan Barkman soon would be there The workers were nestled all snug in their coats...

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AALA Christmas Party

December 21, 2011

On December 15th, 2011, barkman co-sponsored the AALA (Alberta Association of Landscape Architects) annual Christmas party in Calgary. barkman was able to display product information and interact with about 40 landscape architects.  The event was a great success and generated a lot of interest from the architect community about barkman products in...

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Creative Vision to Reality

December 19, 2011

Barkman always has risen to the challenge when approached by Landscape Architects for custom products.  I look forward to the creative proposals and ideas to see what we can accomplish. Early in 2010, I received a request from a landscape architect Glen Manning from Hilderman Thomas Frank Cram for a custom...

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Movember: Before and After

December 16, 2011

Well, Movember has passed us by, which can only mean one thing: Resultember! Yes, that's right, its time to see how our worthy contestants faired.  Let's not forget though, for each man participating in Movember there was a wife or girlfriend who had to put up with these moustache growing...

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Retro Ads

December 13, 2011

Early last week, some great photographs from the barkman's archives were posted. Well, we've unearthed a few more gems for those of you who are feeling a bit nostalgic. These early barkman ads would of appeared in newspapers in the late 1940's or early 1950's. Back then, we were called...

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