Feb. 18 2017
Across the U.S., cities are taking initiatives to create green, livable spaces in their most urban areas. Both on large and small scales, eco-friendly beautification is coming to the forefront. Over ...
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Feb. 17 2017
A warm winter has left several Michigan companies without their usual seasonal income. Drew Maier, who owns King Chop Landscaping in Stevensville, can’t help but be a little frustrated with the lack ...
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Feb. 16 2017
A recent wood chipper accident left the 24-year-old owner of a landscape company dead. Hayden Balboa, owner of SMY Landscape Service in Califon, New Jersey, was operating the machine at a client’s h ...
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Feb. 16 2017
Rebecca Head of Syracuse, Utah, was told that Michaelson Land Management would clear her driveway within 24 hours of a snowstorm. They never came. “I was very upset. I was trying to get a hold of t ...
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Feb. 15 2017
What it takes to 2x cash-flow, 3X industry profits, attract & retain top talent while dominating your market is the topics of this virtual conference. Advancing business education for landscape p ...
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Feb. 15 2017
Nashville, Tennessee is aiming to become the “greenest city in the Southeast.” The city’s Livable Nashville Committee—put together by Mayor Megan Barry—has set out twenty-five goals to get t ...
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Feb. 15 2017
With a weak snow season in Joplin, Missouri, not every landscape company can rely on snowplowing to make ends meet during the winter. Some companies use this time to prepare their clients’ landscape ...
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Feb. 14 2017
Electric landscape equipment is becoming more popular and, in some areas with noise restrictions, a necessity. In order to avoid paying for pricey lithium-ion battery replacements, you can take steps ...
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Feb. 14 2017
Between 2010 and 2015, water bills rose by 41 percent in 30 major American cities. Should that trend continue, according to a recent study by Michigan State University researchers, water bill increase ...
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Feb. 13 2017
When the President came back to Palm Beach, Florida, for the first time since his inauguration, it caused an impressive traffic jam. The Secret Service’s rules tend to cause gridlock in order to ens ...
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Feb. 13 2017
The Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) has released its annual list of bogus tax deductions that people in the state have tried to file. While it’s true that deductions can co ...
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Feb. 11 2017
In the course of one month this past summer, the Lower Macungie Fire Department in Allentown, Pennsylvania, responded to 10 mulch fires. Much of it was caused by discarded cigarettes and unusually dry ...
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Feb. 10 2017
Amidst the debate on whether leaf blowers should be banned from communities, Palm Beach, Florida, is taking things a step further. The town wants to restrict the use of ‘power landscape equipment’ ...
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Feb. 9 2017
If you’re a contractor who installs ponds, a new water feature found on Youtube may be worth learning more about. There are a number of videos showing how to build an ‘inverted aquarium,’ which ...
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Feb. 9 2017
A recent study in San Antonio, Texas, has shown that ornamental native plants can still be lush when using half or less of the recommended watering amount. This finding comes from a drought survivabil ...
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Feb. 8 2017
Two brothers in Victoria, Australia, decided to cut costs on their vineyard in a very sci-fi way: they built a robot to spray weeds. Stephen and Malcolm Bennet’s newest employee is a hodge-pod ...
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Feb. 8 2017
New Jersey passed a law earlier this month to aid small businesses in getting government contracts. The Small Business Bonding Readiness Assistance Program will provide services and assistance to smal ...
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Feb. 7 2017
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has just implemented ‘plow cams’ on a few of the city’s snowplows. The hope is that these cameras will help travelers make good decisions when ...
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Feb. 7 2017
Everywhere you look, ‘green trends’ are taking the country by storm. Whether it’s focusing on water conservation or having an Instagram-worthy backyard, it’s easy to assume that these are pure ...
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Feb. 6 2017
According to the U.S. Attorney of the Eastern District of Texas, David Anderton, owner of A&A Landscape and Irrigation in Lavon, Texas, was found guilty of hiring illegal aliens under the table. H ...
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