June 24 2017
Texas Governor Greg Abbott is taking on trees in the Lone Star State. Abbott is calling for a bill that will limit the ability of Texas cities to ban residents from cutting down trees on their propert
June 23 2017
All Chris Glamann wants is to have his lawn sodded. He says that he spoke with Jeff Johnson, the owner of Handy Andy in Andover, Kansas, about having the job done when he moved into his home more than
June 22 2017
A landscape company out of Tampa Bay, Florida, is encouraging young people to get involved in the green industry with a lure for an annual scholarship. Westcoast Landscape and Lawns, a commercial land
June 22 2017
Darryl Cox, owner of Phoenix Lawn and Landscaping in Miami, Florida, is offering a reward for information leading to the apprehension of the people who broke into his property and stole his equipment ...
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June 21 2017
It’s peak work season for our industry, but that didn’t stop 100 volunteers from descending on the Main Chance Lodge & Retreat in Rome, Maine, to built a beautiful landscape. With labor and ...
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June 21 2017
A landscape contractor in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, finally got paid, after the homeowners and the home’s developer sued each other. At first, it seemed that Israel Camacho, owner of Champions Lands
June 20 2017
Back in 2000, Richard Daigle saw a need for teaching classes about irrigation, how to use power equipment, safety training, and more to the Hispanic people who worked in the landscape industry. His pr
June 20 2017
Southern New England recently suffered from a heat wave, with temperatures rising above 90 degrees for a three-day span, but for landscape contractors, there wasn’t time to wait it out. “With ...
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June 19 2017
The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) has announced that Chuck Bowen will join the association in the new created position of vice president of communications. Bowen will join OPEI on August 7t
June 19 2017
The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) recently announced that it is partnering with e-commerce site Houzz.com, in order to help landscape contractors get the most out of the onlin
June 17 2017
More than a dozen lawsuits were filed this past December against Calhoun, Georgia, artificial turf manufacturer FieldTurf USA Inc., and now they will all be heard by a single judge. The plaintiffs cla
June 15 2017
Some landscape contractors can be slow to adopt new technologies, so it’s tempting to think that we’re also immune to the dangers of digitization ...
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June 15 2017
Landscape companies that focus on smaller projects, like delivering and spreading mulch, helping out with spring planting, installing lawn drainage or a sprinkler system, likely experience awho peak season ...
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June 15 2017
When it comes to landscape irrigation, the future is all about efficiency. Droughts are more prevalent than ever, and the national population never stops growing. As a result, state and federal governments—as ...
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June 15 2017
In our modern world, we’ve rethought a great many things. We used to throw our soda cans in the trash; now we recycle them. Automobiles used to run exclusively on fossil fuels. Now, in 2017, we can ...
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June 15 2017
Growing up, Tony Foley got the brunt of bullying at school. It was easy for the kids to make fun of him; he only had one arm. Only Foley and his family didn't think he had a handicap. Because of his disability ...
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June 15 2017
James Brown could have been singing about the world of landscape contracting when he recorded “This is a Man’s World.” That was very true back in 1966, when the song was released. Even ...
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June 15 2017
The weather extremes that seem to be hitting us more and more in the past few years have driven waves of increased pest infestations across the country. Gypsy moth caterpillars have defoliated hundreds ...
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June 15 2017
After a man with a lawncare business in Gardendale, Alabama, saw a teenage girl cutting grass in a neighborhood he’d been servicing, he threatened to call city council. It turns out that teens mowin
June 15 2017
Leading Edge Lawn Care has grown in the five years since Lyndsay Tally and her husband founded it in Oologah, Oklahoma, and the business has prospered. The couple was looking for a way to pay their su