Nov. 13 2017
In the aftermath of the attack on Senator Rand Paul, possibly the result of a landscaping dispute between neighbors, there seems to be a battleground brewing regarding the use of landscaping equipment
Nov. 13 2017
SiteOne Landscape Supply has hired John Gertz as vice president of category management for the agronomics category. Gertz’s main responsibility will be to lead SiteOne’s agronomics product ...
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Nov. 11 2017
The city council of Astoria, Oregon, recently took nearly $100,000 from the city’s Promote Astoria fund and used it to hire a landscape contractor. The council accepted a $99,216 bid from Greensmith
Nov. 10 2017
The Turf SWAP program has made it more financially feasible for Alachua County, Florida residents to afford landscaping that requires less water, by providing a rebate of up to $2,000 to homeowners wh
Nov. 9 2017
Modesto Acosta and Marco Velazquez, crew members from A Cut Above Landscape Management in Columbus, Georgia, recently saved a man’s life. The landscapers saw that a man in a motorized wheelchair ...
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Nov. 9 2017
One of China’s wealthiest women, He Qiaonv, parlayed a small gardening company into an extremely lucrative landscape-architecture business. He Qiaonv’s name means ‘Lucky Lady’. ...
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Nov. 8 2017
The Village Board in East Hampton, New York, is considering going green—and quiet—by banning the use of gas-powered leaf blowers in the summertime. After receiving complaints from village resident
Nov. 8 2017
Jeramiah Cubarney, owner of Cubarney Tree service in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, is being arraigned in court on charges of home improvement fraud. He is accused of failing to provide services that
Nov. 7 2017
Two landscape crew members were working on a property located in Carpinteria, California, when they heard windows being shattered on the other side of the house. One of the men called the police to r
Nov. 6 2017
Evanston, Illinois-based Logic Lawn Care has announced that it has sold its weekly maintenance division to Nature’s Perspective Landscaping, also based in Evanston. The weekly maintenance division ...
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Nov. 6 2017
Morbark, the U.S. producer of Boxer mini skid steers as well as chippers, has announced that it has acquired Rayco Manufacturing. Rayco is a U.S.-based forestry and landscaping equipment manufacturer ...
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Nov. 6 2017
The challenging task of growing a customer base has been simplified for landscape contractors with the expansion of GreenPal. GreenPal is an app and website that makes it convenient for homeowners to
Nov. 4 2017
When Fred Dailey, owner of Dailey’s Lawn Care, in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, watched his mother battle and survive breast cancer, he felt a real obligation to spread awareness to the public. So, he ...
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Nov. 3 2017
For some time now, golf courses and green spaces all throughout the East Valley of Phoenix, Arizona--as well as many other states--have been successfully irrigated with treated wastewater. But now, th
Nov. 2 2017
Even though there is no current drought, the California Friendly Landscape Incentive Program by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is raising the turf rebate from $1.75 to $2 per square foo
Nov. 2 2017
Landscapers Steven Hill, 25, and Billy Paige, 36, are brothers. Both are being charged with stealing and dumping $50,000 worth of property from the Leon County’s School (LCS) maintenance department
Nov. 1 2017
For years, the question has been whether it is safe to use synthetic turf fields with recycled rubber infill, as opposed to natural grass. In a recent study by the Synthetic Turf Council, it was found
Nov. 1 2017
When Steven Lewis and Lior Levy first met in Willmington, North Carolina, the two local businessmen discovered that they had a lot in common. They found out that both were landscape contractors, and t
Oct. 31 2017
More than 60 irrigation training events throughout the United States, from October 2017 through May 2018, will be hosted by Rain Bird Training Services. These classes are open to irrigation pr
Oct. 31 2017
In a lawsuit filed in Monterey County Superior Court, Alfred Johnson is suing the city of Carmel, California, after tripping on a sprinkler. According to the lawsuit, Johnson claims that he was walkin