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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... (0 Comments)

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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... (0 Comments)

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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... (0 Comments)

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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... (0 Comments)

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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... (0 Comments)

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