Nov. 24 2017
California’s Mesa Water District board members voted unanimously to raise water rates by as much as five percent per year for the next five years. This was despite objections from some customers ...
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Nov. 23 2017
A tree removal project in Traverse City, Michigan, will bring an opportunity to replace dying trees with healthy ones and kick-start a forestry management plan for both the Grand Traverse County Civic
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
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
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