June 20 2018
Officials have reported that drought conditions are still prevalent in southern Colorado and surrounding areas.Colorado Springs Utilities administrators say they are seeing initial effects of low prec
June 20 2018
Conservation@Home is now being offered at no cost. The program helps Lake County, Illinois, property owners assess and implement conservation measures.The program initially carried a $50 fee with over
June 19 2018
Columbia Water and Light officials are asking Columbia, Missouri, residents to follow and irrigation schedule this summer after water pressure dropped in the area in 2016.The drop in water pressure ri
June 19 2018
Two direct competitors in the landscaping industry are teaming up on a housing project. Dan Krueger and Al Drost have combined their efforts to form South Lake Development to build more than 40 housin
June 18 2018
The U.S. Drought Monitor, Lincoln, Nebraska, has reported that most of Marion County, Iowa, is no longer experiencing drought but abnormally dry conditions remain in place.Frequent thunderstorms in Ma
June 18 2018
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed the Accredited Snow Contractors Association’s model legislation into law on June 4. Colorado is the second snow state prohibiting the use of unfair contrac
June 18 2018
Ariens, a lawn mower manufacturer, Brillion, Wisconsin, has announced that a company restructuring plan includes the closing of its Auburn, Nebraska, manufacturing plant this fall.The Omaha World-Hera
June 18 2018
Kubota Tractor, Grapevine, Texas, has announced the completion of a 200 acre land purchase within Phase II of Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton, Kansas, making the company the first major tenant
June 18 2018
LID Landscapes, Boulder, Colorado, has partnered with the Emergency Family Assistance Association, Boulder, Colorado. LID Landscape crews volunteered to remove weeds, trees and dead plants from E
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