Nov. 23 2017
When Brian Kolwicz of Kolwicz Landscaping in Danbury, Connecticut, heard about the need to landscape a Vietnam Memorial in Danbury, he knew he had to do the right thing. Here was his chance to donate ...
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Nov. 22 2017
Crews from the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD) rushed to the scene. Battalion Chief Glen Holder said the landscape worker had improperly tied the safety ropes to the tree he was trimming. “I
Nov. 22 2017
King Innovation recently announced that it has acquired Blazing Products, Inc., a manufacturer of irrigation products in Chesterfield, Missouri. Blazing Products has developed several key irrigation b
Nov. 21 2017
Weathermatic has announced that it has appointed a new president for the wholesale irrigation division. Fred March will take over this new position, effective April 1, 2018. March been associated with
Nov. 21 2017
The police department in The Hamptons, New York, has called for an immediate halt to the deployment of leaf blower drones, after stating that the technology has not yet been sufficiently tested. The b
Nov. 20 2017
Bush Hog has issued a recall notice for its zero-turn radius mower, model HDE. It is being recalled because the mower blade can separate from the spindle, posing a laceration hazard to the operator or
Nov. 20 2017
Arborwell, Inc., has announced that it has completed the transition to employee ownership by becoming a 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Trust, effective January 1, 2017. The Hayward, C ...
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Nov. 18 2017
Landscapers in Detroit, Michigan, have just completed the first phase of the “10,000 Up” initiative, which aims to plant 10,000 new trees across the city in the next three years. Black gum, ...
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Nov. 17 2017
A new law adopted by the Southold Town Board in New York will require a license to do coastal construction work, effective January 1, 2018. The law aims to ensure better compliance with the requiremen
Nov. 16 2017
A live oak tree in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was destined to be taken down because it was ‘structurally impaired’. Even though the tree, estimated to be at least 100 years old, was hanging ...
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Nov. 16 2017
A lawn maintenance online company, TaskEasy in Millcreek, Utah, has received incentive offers of nearly $807,000 from state economic development officials to develop new jobs. The company is looking t
Nov. 15 2017
Like everyone, I have a bedtime routine. Before I slide between the sheets, I take my allergy pill, feed my cats, floss and brush my teeth, and put in my dry-eye drops. I also make sure my prescription ...
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Nov. 15 2017
If you’re an experienced contractor, you could probably install an irrigation system while tapdancing with a blindfold on. But when it comes to figuring out all the tedious calculations involved ...
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Nov. 15 2017
Of course, the chemical name for water is H 2 O, but the compound’s ‘O’ portion alone isn’t the only oxygen that’s present in a pond. And, just because oxygen is part of what ...
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Nov. 15 2017
If you were alive in the ’60s or ’70s, you may remember the old TV remote control, the little ‘clicker’ box with four buttons. One button turned the set on or off; another made ...
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Nov. 15 2017
It was a summer job, and he would drive around, cooling off the greens. When it was time to go back to school, he worked at the course during the Christmas holidays and on school breaks. He would also ...
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Nov. 15 2017
Residents of South Pasadena will be paying a lot more for water—about 39 percent more on average—in 2022, according to a new rate structure approved by the city. Higher water rates adopted ...
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Nov. 15 2017
Two years ago, Bermudian-born Rodney Smith, Jr., was attending Alabama A&M University, when he came across an elderly man who was struggling to cut his lawn. “So I pulled over and helped him out
Nov. 14 2017
Skye Durrant and Brandon Bertrang are two high school friends who mowed lawns together for money. In fact, Bertrang even paid for college with the profits from his mowing work. After finishing school
Nov. 14 2017
Customers in the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) are concerned about the district’s use of Roundup, which contains a substance that state officials have put on a list of potentially cancerous chemi