Oct. 6 2017
Due to environmental and health concerns that were raised by residents, the Naperville, Illinois Park District will expand its use of organic weed controls and other products to maintain park grounds ...
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Oct. 5 2017
In addition to planting trees, shrubs or flowers to spice up their backyards, many golf enthusiasts across the country are seizing the opportunity to also install putting greens. Even for the most ca
Oct. 5 2017
A landscape worker who was recently trimming trees in Sarasota, Florida, was electrocuted by a power line that was hanging dangerously low, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The tree trimmer was st
Oct. 4 2017
A biomass plant located in Placer County, California, has developed a method to make dead trees just as valuable as when they were alive. Biomass is a source of energy that can be released, usually fr
Oct. 4 2017
Accurate Landscape & Plowing in Manchester, New Hampshire, has filed a defamation lawsuit against Kelleigh Murphy, chairman of the Bedford Town Council, for a posting on Facebook that the company ...
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Oct. 3 2017
Shawn Curtis Albin, a landscape worker in Jacksonville, Florida, is now behind bars, after being accused of stealing from a Hurricane Irma storm victim. According to reports, this is the 22nd time tha
Oct. 3 2017
Well water outages in North Raleigh and Wake Forest, North Carolina, are affecting about 830 homes. The outages are for the Stonehenge well system in Raleigh and the Crescent Ridge well system in Wake
Oct. 2 2017
In a recent announcement, Nashua, New Hampshire-based Lawn Dawg reported that it has been acquired by TruGreen. Lawn Dawg has over 100 employees and, in 2016, posted more than $14 million in revenue ...
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Oct. 2 2017
Asplundh, the Willow Grove, Pennsylvania-based landscaping company--one of the largest in the industry nationwide--must pay a $95 million fine for intentionally recruiting and employing undocumented w
Sept. 30 2017
According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, coordinated out of the University of Nebraska, 72 percent of South Dakota was still in moderate, severe or extreme drought last week. In early July--the height o
Sept. 29 2017
According to rules set by Aquarion Water Company to conserve water, there is a twice-weekly sprinkler policy that applies to Darien, New Canaan, Stamford and Greenwich, Connecticut. But town residents
Sept. 28 2017
Kayleigh Williams, owner of Dig My Garden Landscaping in Jacksonville, Oregon, recently saw a woman in her wheelchair, trying to pick up sticks on her property. The resident's front yard was overgrow ...
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Sept. 28 2017
Mauro Yanes died doing what he was always known for: wielding his tools and helping a person in need. The 65-year-old resident of Clewiston, Florida, was last seen giving assistance during the post-Hu
Sept. 27 2017
The Lawn Company, based in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, will payout refunds to thousands of customers for abusive and illegal debt-collection practices, according to the state’s Attorney General.It ...
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Sept. 27 2017
Five years after starting his first job with a landscape crew in the suburbs of Seattle, Washington, Fredi Dubon decided he had enough and called it quits. Dubon, a 28-year-old immigrant from El Salva
Sept. 26 2017
A man from Shelton, Connecticut, was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly shooting “noisy” landscapers with a pellet gun. The landscape crew claimed that they saw a man with a rifle, with ...
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Sept. 26 2017
Ground was broken recently for a new water reuse project designed to help the city of Santa Monica, California, reduce its dependency on imported water. The Santa Monica Clean Beached Project will in
Sept. 25 2017
When a Georgetown, South Carolina homeowner found a drone in her backyard, she asked her landscape contractor, Mickey Cloos, to throw it away. Instead, he Googled the device and discovered that it’s
Sept. 25 2017
In early May, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) issued a Cease Operations Order against Sunset Tree Service & Landscaping of Bay City, Michigan. MIOSHA clai ...
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Sept. 23 2017
Why are the majority of landscape professionals still using toxic chemicals, even though the organic approach has been proven successful on residential and commercial properties? There are severa ...
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