June 27 2017
Currently, federal law requires gas retailers to swap out E15 gas during the summer, to comply with EPA regulations that limit the level of ozone at ground level, but that may about to change. A group ...
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June 27 2017
Irrigation manufacturer Hunter Industries, San Marcos, California, recently announced their acquisition of Dispensing Dynamics International (DDI), City of Industry, California. DDI manufactures towel ...
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June 26 2017
According to a statement recently released by Excel Industries of Hesston, Kansas, the mower manufacturer has laid off 270 employees as part of a restructuring of its operations. In the past three yea ...
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June 26 2017
Nathan (Nate) Dodds, 74, president and CEO of the J.J. Mauget Company, passed away recently. He suffered a massive, fatal heart attack. Nate joined his father, Dale, and younger brother, Charlie, at ...
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June 24 2017
Texas Governor Greg Abbott is taking on trees in the Lone Star State. Abbott is calling for a bill that will limit the ability of Texas cities to ban residents from cutting down trees on their propert ...
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June 23 2017
All Chris Glamann wants is to have his lawn sodded. He says that he spoke with Jeff Johnson, the owner of Handy Andy in Andover, Kansas, about having the job done when he moved into his home more than ...
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June 22 2017
A landscape company out of Tampa Bay, Florida, is encouraging young people to get involved in the green industry with a lure for an annual scholarship. Westcoast Landscape and Lawns, a commercial land ...
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June 22 2017
Darryl Cox, owner of Phoenix Lawn and Landscaping in Miami, Florida, is offering a reward for information leading to the apprehension of the people who broke into his property and stole his equipment ...
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June 21 2017
It’s peak work season for our industry, but that didn’t stop 100 volunteers from descending on the Main Chance Lodge & Retreat in Rome, Maine, to built a beautiful landscape. With labor and eq ...
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June 21 2017
A landscape contractor in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, finally got paid, after the homeowners and the home’s developer sued each other. At first, it seemed that Israel Camacho, owner of Champions Lands ...
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June 20 2017
Back in 2000, Richard Daigle saw a need for teaching classes about irrigation, how to use power equipment, safety training, and more to the Hispanic people who worked in the landscape industry. His pr ...
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June 20 2017
Southern New England recently suffered from a heat wave, with temperatures rising above 90 degrees for a three-day span, but for landscape contractors, there wasn’t time to wait it out. “With all ...
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June 19 2017
The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) has announced that Chuck Bowen will join the association in the new created position of vice president of communications. Bowen will join OPEI on August 7t ...
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June 19 2017
The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) recently announced that it is partnering with e-commerce site Houzz.com, in order to help landscape contractors get the most out of the onlin ...
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June 17 2017
More than a dozen lawsuits were filed this past December against Calhoun, Georgia, artificial turf manufacturer FieldTurf USA Inc., and now they will all be heard by a single judge. The plaintiffs cla ...
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June 15 2017
After a man with a lawncare business in Gardendale, Alabama, saw a teenage girl cutting grass in a neighborhood he’d been servicing, he threatened to call city council. It turns out that teens mowin ...
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June 15 2017
Leading Edge Lawn Care has grown in the five years since Lyndsay Tally and her husband founded it in Oologah, Oklahoma, and the business has prospered. The couple was looking for a way to pay their su ...
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June 14 2017
In Princeton, New Jersey, a group of residents who would like less noise in their neighborhoods has taken a softer approach than most such groups. Where organizations in other communities have lobbied ...
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June 14 2017
Southwest Florida is under water restrictions as a precautionary measure, in light of a particularly dry “dry season.” While micro-irrigation and hand-watering can be done at any time, lawn sprink ...
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June 13 2017
Equity firm CI Capital Partners, New York, New York, and tree and lawn care company SavATree, Bedford Hills, New York, recently announced that an affiliate of CI has acquired a majority interest in Sa ...
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