Jan. 18 2017
William T. Maguire, owner of Grass Roots Landscaping & Lawn Care in Cincinnati, Ohio, has pleaded guilty to workers’ compensation fraud. He has spent at least five years running his business wit
Jan. 18 2017
When it snows in Greensboro, North Carolina, Gene Oliver gets into his truck and starts to plow. Normally, he does landscape work for Cretive Scapes, but when the weather turns white, he plows away sn
Jan. 17 2017
Businesses in Arizona are now feeling the effects of Proposition 206, a referendum to increase the minimum wage that was passed in November. With the new year, the minimum wage jumped from $8.05 per h
Jan. 17 2017
Two snow plow drivers in Chesapeake, Virginia, happened to be in the right place at the right time for two young parents. Stephanie Dawson had gone into labor, and her husband Hugh was driving her to ...
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Jan. 16 2017
Michael Dean Shumway recently plead guilty in U.S. District Court on charges of mail fraud, after embezzling a significant sum of money from two irrigation companies. Shumway had worked as the secreta
Jan. 16 2017
When Jon and Sabrina Carey of Jackson County, Oregon, recently decided to use the two-acre pond on their property as a source of irrigation water, they were trying to be sensible, responsible water us
Jan. 14 2017
JW Lawn Service, a lawn care company in Grandview, Montana, recently blew up. A person driving by the property noticed smoke coming from the building. Not long after, when the firefighters arrived, th
Jan. 13 2017
Squared Away Lawns in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was visited by a real-life Grinch on Christmas. When owner Chad McClain took a break from Christmas festivities to check the company’s cameras, he foun
Jan. 12 2017
The High Plains Underground Water Conservation District (HPUWCD) in Texas is currently trying to get the word out among property owners that in the winter months, sprinkler systems need to be adjusted
Jan. 12 2017
The Ariens Company recently signed a lease on a 600,000-square-foot warehouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin, that the company plans to use as a central hub for distributing outdoor power equipment. The Kenosh
Jan. 11 2017
Founded in 2016 by Tory Schwope, DCA Outdoor Inc., in Kansas City, Missouri, has seen some exceptional growth. They have acquired eight different green industry brands in the Kansas City area in less ...
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Jan. 11 2017
Nine people were poisoned recently in Amarillo, Texas, when an attempt at pesticide use by one resident of a mobile home went wrong. Aluminum phosphide was applied to get rid of pests in the ground be
Jan. 10 2017
The owner of a Scottsdale, Arizona landscape company was recently invited to Washington, D.C., to discuss the issue of waning water supplies. Julian Meier, owner of Green Solutions Landscaping, joined
Jan. 10 2017
The owner of a landscape company in Lavon, Texas, has been found guilty of harboring illegal aliens, as well as conspiracy and visa fraud. David Allen Anderton of A&A Landscaping and Irrigation ab ...
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Jan. 9 2017
In an announcement made Friday, January 6th, Nada Duna, a 29-year veteran of BrightView Landscape (formerly ValleyCrest Companies), has joined the company’s maintenance division as chief operating ...
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Jan. 9 2017
Marc Blum, president of Baker Commercial Landscaping in East Orange County, Florida, said that his company has been hit with three burglaries in just two months. Blum estimates that they’ve lost ...
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Jan. 7 2017
Hurricane Matthew left South Carolina months ago, but the region’s landscapes are still feeling the effects. Heavy winds and rainfall pushed saltwater inland, weakening plant life while encouraging
Jan. 6 2017
Jerell Brown is a born businessman. Today, he uses this business know-how to run a small, but profitable, landscape company. But only a few years ago, he was selling marijuana on the streets. He was m
Jan. 5 2017
In Newark, New Jersey, a nationwide class-action lawsuit was recently filed against FieldTurf USA over the quality of its synthetic grass athletic fields. The borough of Cartaret is following in the f
Jan. 5 2017
A snow plowing company has had its contract with the city of Lowell, Massachusetts, terminated after an employee posted a profanity-filled rant to Facebook. Demitria Vangos posted: “I’m plowing ...
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