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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
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 ...
View More...
June 13 2017
You can have too much of a good thing, and rain is no exception, according to Tom Condon, president of Northern Landscape in Chepacet, Rhode Island. “I’ve been doing this for more than 40 years, a ...
View More...
June 12 2017
Just west of El Paso, Texas, is the Dona Ana County International Airport, and visitors have been taking notice of a recent landscape decision to replace gravel with brown crushed grass. “Just ...
View More...
June 12 2017
Summer is upon us, and that means hot workdays. Landscape workers are being encouraged to use a revamped Heat Safety Tool mobile app that determines heat index values–a measure for how hot it feels� ...
View More...
June 12 2017
The owner and vice president of a Cincinnati landscaping company have been federally indicted on fraud charges nearly two years to the day after the FBI raided their Newtown, Ohio offices. Doug Evans ...
View More...
June 10 2017
A quality landscape, an outdoor living area and well-maintained grounds can pay dividends for home sellers trying to woo potential buyers. “Anyone wanting to sell his house needs to remember that b ...
View More...