Dec. 16 2017
Ray Tiddy, a local landscaper in Wanaka, New Zealand, shaved off his nearly three-year-old beard in an effort to raise almost $2,000 for his uncle Bruce Brown’s cancer treatment. Brown has been hav ...
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Dec. 15 2017
Police in James City County, Virginia, are looking for a man who allegedly strangled a co-worker while landscaping in Kingspoint. Police have warrants for felony aggravated assault by strangulation an ...
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Dec. 14 2017
According to both the South Carolina Drought Response Committee and the United States Drought Monitor, drought conditions across the Midlands are getting worse. The SCDRC has decided to upgrade the d ...
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Dec. 14 2017
A property owner in Jonesboro, Arkansas, told police that she had surveillance video from November 30th of a man breaking into her garage. The man was later identified as self-employed landscaper Shan ...
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Dec. 13 2017
Wildlife specialist Terry Messmer, of Utah State University Extension, says that invasive species are plants, animals or pathogens which are non-native (or alien) to the areas where they are now found ...
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Dec. 13 2017
Police in Fremont, California, are looking for a suspect who carjacked a landscaper’s work truck. The landscaper was getting his equipment ready to mow a lawn when a man approached him and asked fo ...
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Dec. 12 2017
If you examine a tree in Southern California, you will likely find a small wet stain on its trunk that is probably a sign of a fatal tree disease that is spreading throughout the region at an alarming ...
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Dec. 12 2017
In an effort to cut down on the use of potable water, Emerald Coast Utilities in Pensacola, Florida, will build a new 2.5 million-gallon tank to hold reclaimed water. Tim Haag, a spokesman for the uti ...
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Dec. 11 2017
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), a group that is responsible for developing emerging technologies for the U.S. military, wants to genetically engineer plant-based sensors as part ...
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Dec. 11 2017
Maine is known for its unique individuals, who live in one of the country’s northernmost states. But this one may take the cake. Started in 2008, in Old Orchard Beach, a group of people g ...
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Dec. 9 2017
When high school teacher AJ Smith from Somerville, New Jersey, took on a landscaping job during his summer break, it was only to make a few extra bucks. But what he ended up coming away with was somet ...
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Dec. 8 2017
Earlier this year, the New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association (NJLCA) filed a lawsuit suing the city of Maplewood, New Jersey. The lawsuit opposed the ban on commercial leaf blowers, and that wa ...
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Dec. 7 2017
Thomas Capecelatro, 62, owner of Chestnut Ridge Landscaping in Orange, Connecticut, waived his right to indictment before a U.S. District Judge in Hartford. He pleaded guilty to one count of willful f ...
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Dec. 7 2017
In Flower Hill, a village in Long Island, New York, new laws now mandate that residents who remove trees from their properties replace them within a year, or face penalties. In addition, every tree re ...
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Dec. 6 2017
In New York, an infestation of southern pine beetle in East Hampton Town, on Long Island, has ravaged more than 5,000 trees, as officials extend a state of emergency to fight it. More than 1,000 tree ...
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Dec. 6 2017
Four people have been arrested after police say they stole two trucks, one van, ATVs and lawn care equipment worth $400,000. Surveillance video shows five to six men breaking into Texas Landsca ...
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Dec. 5 2017
Sergio Carillo, a landscape contractor in Rialto, California, will get $20,000 in a settlement following his arrest by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Carillo has been a U.S. citizen ...
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Dec. 5 2017
Did you know that you might have a hard time getting a Christmas tree this year, due to the 2008 recession? While Thomas Nieman, owner of Nieman Tree Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, says he sees more an ...
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Dec. 4 2017
There’s a new app in town, and it creates a convenient way for homeowners to coordinate an emergency snowplow. Called SnoHub, it is a mobile app that connects customers with on-demand snow-plowing s ...
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Dec. 4 2017
Bob Fragala died of a heart attack at his winter home in Desert Hot Springs, California; he was 75 years old. Fragala was co-founder of Stateline Irrigation Supply in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts. He ...
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