June 15 2018
The National Association of Landscape Professionals, Fairfax, Virginia, has created an advisory committee to oversee the association’s strategic leadership of the H-2B policy priority.The leadership
June 15 2018
Bayer, Leverkusen, Germany, completed the acquisition of Monsanto, St. Louis, on June 7. Shares in the U.S. company will no longer be traded on the New York Stock Exchange, with Bayer now the sol
June 15 2018
Altoz, Greenbush, Minnesota, has announced that Barry Swanger joined the company as district sales manager. Swanger will provide support for existing dealers and continue to grow the Altoz dealer
June 15 2018
SiteOne Landscape Supply, Roswell, Georgia, is teaming up with Hunter Industries, San Marcos, California, and FX Luminaire, San Marcos, California, to give away a pro fishing experience.Landscape cont
June 14 2018
Corpus Christi, Texas, has put Stage 1 water restrictions into effect.Combined lake levels of Lake Corpus Christi and Choke Canyon have fallen below 40 percent, prompting Stage 1 in the city’s droug
June 14 2018
Greenworks Commercial, Mooresville, North Carolina, is helping a teen entrepreneur whose landscaping business recently fell victim to a theft.Michael Bonza Jr. is the founder and owner of Bardstown Mo
June 14 2018
The Aspire Software Co., Chesterfield, Missouri, has hired Mike Wylie as the chief financial officer.Wylie brings more than 25 years of senior financial and operational experience to the management te
June 14 2018
Patti Sturing of Northville, Michigan, signed up for a lawn care package through Greenkeepers Lawn & Landscape in 2017. Two months after signing up, Sturing says the company was a no show.Sturing
June 14 2018
Kubota Tractor, Grapevine, Texas, has announced it completed the purchase of nearly 318 acres of land in Ponder, Texas, about 30 miles northwest of its headquarters. The new Kubota Ranch will strength
June 11 2018
Arborjet, Woburn, Michigan, has partnered with the St. Louis Forestry department to treat ash trees for emerald ash borer, a bright metallic green beetle.Arborjet held a special treatment event in Laf
June 11 2018
United States immigration agents have arrested 114 landscapers in two locations of Corso’s Flower & Garden Center in Sandusky, Ohio, and Castalia, Ohio, on June 5.Corso’s Flower and Garden Cen
June 8 2018
John Deere, Moline, Illinois, has recognized five John Deere dealerships in 2017 for outstanding sales of Commercial ZTrak and QuikTrak Mowers. The five dealerships, Ag-Pro, Boston, Georgia; Ever
June 8 2018
The Southern Nevada Water Authority, Las Vegas, will now pay residents and business owners $3 for every square foot of dry grass they rip out and replace with desert landscaping, according to the Las
June 8 2018
The U.S. Drought Monitor, Lincoln, Nebraska, has reported that parts of the Texas counties of Dallas, Tarrant, Denton, Collin and Wise remain in moderate drought while most of the surrounding area is
June 8 2018
Hydroscapes, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, has joined the LandOpt Contractor Network, Pittsburgh. It is the fourth LandOpt Contractor in the state.Hydroscapes owner Rob Kratz says that he chose to partn
June 7 2018
Officials in Austin, Texas, are recommending residents to be mindful of water use this summer. Water restrictions scale from conservation stage up to stage four. Buda, Texas, enacted stage one restri
June 7 2018
United States immigration agents have arrested 114 landscapers in two locations of Corso’s Flower & Garden Center in Sandusky, Ohio, and Castalia, Ohio, on June 5.WKYC reports that charges will
June 7 2018
Stoss Landscape Urbanism, St. Louis, has won a design competition for the Chouteau Greenway, a network of greenways commissioned by the non-profit Green Rivers Greenway and partners.The proposal will
June 7 2018
Lawn Plus, West Alexandria, Ohio, is repairing a football field for free in Park Layne, Ohio, after it was vandalized last fall by a 17-year-old boy.WDTN reported that Rodney Creech of Lawn Plus heard
June 7 2018
Kimberly Nurseries Landscape & Irrigation, Twin Falls, Idaho, has become a Landscape Industry Accredited Company, awarded by the National Association of Landscape Professionals, Fairfax, Virginia