July 1 2017
Mark Maslow owns Southern Landscape Group Inc., in Evington, Virginia. He began offering the Landscaping Short Course as an opportunity for students to get their hands dirty, and learn about the green
June 30 2017
Landscape professionals are being encouraged to attend workshops and seminars on keeping little fire ants (LFA) at bay by a county-wide partnership along the western coast of Hawaii’s Big Island. ...
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June 29 2017
Formerly a drug addict living on the streets, Alain Toubes started Tech 1 Landscaping two years ago, to turn his life around. He built his business to support his wife and three young children, ages f
June 28 2017
In 2011, one of the crews of E&S Landscaping in Miami, Florida, had stopped for lunch when a bicyclist ran into their truck. The bicyclist, Dr. William Donley, who had been on a long-distance ride ...
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June 28 2017
The coast of Mississippi has been hit with a lot of rain recently, and some in the area are warning that the sodden conditions will take a toll on the region’s trees. “Whenever the ground gets ...
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June 27 2017
Currently, federal law requires gas retailers to swap out E15 gas during the summer, to comply with EPA regulations that limit the level of ozone at ground level, but that may about to change. A group
June 27 2017
Irrigation manufacturer Hunter Industries, San Marcos, California, recently announced their acquisition of Dispensing Dynamics International (DDI), City of Industry, California. DDI manufactures towel
June 26 2017
According to a statement recently released by Excel Industries of Hesston, Kansas, the mower manufacturer has laid off 270 employees as part of a restructuring of its operations. In the past three yea
June 26 2017
Nathan (Nate) Dodds, 74, president and CEO of the J.J. Mauget Company, passed away recently. He suffered a massive, fatal heart attack. Nate joined his father, Dale, and younger brother, Charlie, at ...
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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