Oct. 16 2017
There’s an increasing desire on the part of many homeowners to make their landscapes do more than just be beautiful looking; they want to be fed by them, too ...
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Oct. 16 2017
Whether you’re learning how to throw a fastball, or to play the piano, everything starts with the fundamentals. Throwing a ball against a pitchback over and over or practicing the scales may not ...
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Oct. 16 2017
According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse: “Forty million Americans aged 12 and older—or more than 1 in 7 people—abuse or are addicted to nicotine, alcohol or ...
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Oct. 16 2017
The process of figuring out the cause of a problem can be more like something out of that old doctor show, ‘House.’ In any episode, there were usually three or four incorrect diagnoses until ...
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Oct. 16 2017
When I talk to people, especially successful people, I like to ask them how they got to where they are now. Many of them told me they learned and polished their skills by starting from the ground and working ...
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Oct. 16 2017
As ridiculous as that may sound, when it comes to having a balance of the right kind of team members, far too many businesses and organizations make the same mistake. In other words, they have the wrong ...
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Oct. 16 2017
Darr has experienced how keeping this clear space around a property also helps the professionals who are trying to save it. “We had the Waldo Canyon fire in 2012, and the Black Forest fire in 2013. ...
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Oct. 16 2017
The National Association of Landscape Professional’s (NALP) annual Legislative Day, held earlier this spring, gave many landscape contractors the opportunity to meet with members of Congress to disc
Oct. 16 2017
Chenmark Capitol Management, a family investment firm based in Portland, Maine, has acquired Maffei Landscape Contractors of Mashpee, Massachusetts. Chenmark Capitol is an investment firm focused on a
Oct. 14 2017
Mark Harris of Columbia, Ohio, is being accused of exploitation by local police. According to authorities, Harris allegedly attempted to scam an elderly Columbia woman out of thousands of dollars for ...
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Oct. 13 2017
The basic wheelbarrow hasn’t changed much since Chuko Ziang, general of the Chinese army, used it to transport supplies along narrow embankments, around the year 200. However, in the last 20 years
Oct. 12 2017
Over the years, the Big Sky community in Montana has experienced exponential growth. So much so that city leaders have been looking at creative ways to reuse wastewater. After a successful attempt at ...
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Oct. 12 2017
After surviving the wrath of Hurricane Irma, many victims of south Florida are now being hit with yet another devastating blow–the cost of repairing the damage to their homes. Luckily, there are ...
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Oct. 11 2017
In south Florida, cities are still trying to recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. As a result of the massive cleanup effort, piles of debris are gathering all over the lower end of the state ...
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Oct. 11 2017
Justin DeWitt, president of Lawn and Landscaping Solutions, Inc. Riverside, Iowa, has been charged with four counts of attempted murder and four counts of solicitation to commit murder. He has also re
Oct. 10 2017
The North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association (NCLA) is launching a new landscape business profitability intensive. With the demand for landscape business management education at an all-time ...
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Oct. 10 2017
The horrific shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, that left 58 innocent people dead has impacted the entire nation. Since the tragic event, citizens from all around the community are gathering together to c
Oct. 9 2017
Blue Thumb in Saginaw, Michigan, has announced that it has acquired LiquidArt Foundations, a manufacturer of custom fountain boulders. Also based in Saginaw, LiquidArt was founded by Steve Stamback, a
Oct. 9 2017
Plantation Products, LLC, recently announced that it has acquired SUPERthrive. Established in 1938 by Dr. John Thompson, SUPERthrive is a vitamin solution invented to produce healthier plants. The com
Oct. 7 2017
If you thought that trees, shrubs and perennials go dormant in the winter and don’t need any water, think again. While the fall may signal the end of summer watering, the gardening season certainly