Oct. 20 2017
This fall, when King Green’s crews in Charlette, North Carolina, began aerating customers’ lawns, the complaints started rolling in. It seems that AT&T had been installing utility lines, which ...
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Oct. 19 2017
A landscape contractor in Louisville, Kentucky, was left with nothing after his work truck was stolen right in front of him. Unfortunately, at the time, Gary Contreras had all of his equipment on his ...
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Oct. 19 2017
A landscaper in Troy, Michigan, died while operating a concrete saw. According to reports, the 39-year-old man was part of a construction crew that was working on removing an in-ground pool from the b ...
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Oct. 18 2017
Horizon Distributors, Inc., has announced that its president, Jim Ross, will retire, effective March 31, 2018. Ross has led Horizon since 2001, and continued to serve in that capacity after Horizon ha ...
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Oct. 18 2017
For many years, the world has relied on the sun and wind as alternative ways to generate energy. But now scientists are looking at a possible new source: evaporating water. In a recent study, it was d ...
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Oct. 18 2017
It isn’t even the holidays yet, but Rita Tateel has already decorated a tree. With only popsicle sticks and other inexpensive materials, she has found a creative way to bring spirit, joy, and ...
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Oct. 17 2017
Homeowners in Naples, Florida, are now facing heavy fines from the city or Collier County for any work done on their property by unlicensed contractors. Work done by those who aren’t professionals c ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 vol ...
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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 ...
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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. 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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