Sept. 21 2017
An 11-year-old boy named Frank wrote to President Trump last month, offering to mow the lawn at the White House. He wrote, “It would be my honor to mow the White House lawn,” adding that he
Sept. 21 2017
Irrigation has gone underground at a park in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and officials couldn’t be more thrilled. A subsurface drip system was installed as part of a pilot project to see if it could ...
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Sept. 20 2017
Ariens Company has donated $10,000 to the Equipment Dealers Association’s (EDA) Disaster Relief Fund, to help equipment dealerships and their employees in Hurricane Harvey’s affected areas ...
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Sept. 20 2017
“Los Alamos Park has approximately 404,000 square feet of turf,” said Jennifer Cregar, a project supervisor for the Energy and Sustainability Initiatives Division. This makes it one of the ...
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Sept. 19 2017
For the fourth summer in five years, the nation’s second busiest airport has turned to a herd of goats and sheep to clear the shaggy brush surrounding its miles-long perimeter. It’s a tool ...
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Sept. 19 2017
Cleanup after Hurricane Irma has been a massive undertaking since the destructive storm hit Florida and its neighboring states recently. So far, there have been many of supporters who have respo ...
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Sept. 18 2017
Ariens Company has named Larry Weyer as group president of its power equipment division. Weyers will lead all aspects of product development, manufacturing, supply chain, as well as sales and marketin
Sept. 18 2017
The Toro Company has announced that Richard M. Olson has been elected chairman of the company and will assume the position in early November. Michael J. Hoffman, current chairman of the board, will re
Sept. 16 2017
Amidst the terrible devastation and loss of life wrought by Hurricane Harvey, one iconic landmark has continued to stand its ground. The 1,000-year-old Big Tree at Goose Island State Park near R ...
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Sept. 15 2017
My stepdad was king of doing things ‘the lazy man’s way.’ A full decade before coffeemakers came equipped with clocks, he plugged our electric percolator into a lamp timer so he could ...
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Sept. 15 2017
Let’s talk about how you can get your green industry leadership team to break down some barriers and connect with each other ...
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Sept. 15 2017
The entire plumbing code is engineered to make sure that water sent to an irrigation system never gets back into the potable water system, but the code can be defeated. One of the most common problems—and ...
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Sept. 15 2017
This past May, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) held a conference call to gather comments about the H-2B visa program from anyone affected by it. This was because DHS Secretary John Kelly had ...
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Sept. 15 2017
But first, let’s set the stage. In the early ’60s, James Mauget worked for a chemical supplier, and Dale Dodds was a chemical engineer. In 1964, Mauget started the Mauget Micro-Injection Company, ...
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Sept. 15 2017
Tony and Jason Batallan are co-owners of Property Works, Inc., of West Palm Beach, Florida. They had a very frustrating employee problem. Their company had grown consistently as they added commercial ...
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Sept. 15 2017
I can’t think of a homeowner who hasn’t dreamed of owning a water feature. The same thing that compels a person to travel hundreds, even thousands of miles to gaze at Niagara, Victoria or ...
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Sept. 15 2017
Two Brownsville, Texas men paid a heavy price just for mowing their lawns. Both of them died after receiving hundreds of stings from a swarm of Africanized honeybees that suddenly attacked them. It’
Sept. 14 2017
The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey is being felt everywhere in the country, as fuel prices continue to soar. That’s an especially big blow to landscape contractors who depend heavily on gasoline to ...
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Sept. 13 2017
Most people can’t remember riding their tricycles. But one landscape contractor has no problem with that. His trike is his work vehicle, and he rides it every day. Alden Gray, 34, owns Northw ...
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Sept. 13 2017
Two officials from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) won’t be showing up at work anytime soon; they were arrested for allegedly taking $140,000 in bribes from snow-removal contractors