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Aug. 29 2015
As the drought continues, one landscape supply company in Coachella, California, is looking at a new way to keep lawns green. Specifically, they’re looking at paint. “I love a lush rye grass lawn ...
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Aug. 28 2015
The sheriff’s office in Collier County, Florida, recently discovered that the Albert Benarroch stole $13,000 of county property earlier this summer. He owns Benarroch’s Affordable Landscaping Serv ...
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Aug. 27 2015
Ball Horticultural Company, West Chicago, Illinois, recently announced the purchase of Conard-Pyle, a century-old plant development company. Conard-Pyle, headquartered in West Grove, Pennsylvani ...
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Aug. 27 2015
So close, and yet so far, seems to be the order of the day for Dave Ferguson. Ferguson wants to use recycled water on his lawn in Solana Beach, California. He has a purple pipeline right next to his p ...
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Aug. 26 2015
During periods of intense heat and dryness, fire departments often prohibit the use of mowers and other motorized tools in the name of fire safety. For those who don’t take these bans seriously, the ...
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Aug. 25 2015
A little more than a week after an EPA contractor accidentally caused three million gallons of polluted water to spill into the Animas River, the Environmental Protection Agency is in trouble again. A ...
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Aug. 24 2015
In a report from the Freedonia Group, demand for landscaping products in the U.S. is forecast to grow to $8.2 billion by 2019. Strong gains in the residential and nonresidential construction sectors ...
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Aug. 22 2015
James Bates is back on his mower, just two weeks after nearly being killed while servicing a client’s lawn in Cape Coral, Florida. The incident occurred when the contractor accidentally drove off a ...
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Aug. 21 2015
The city of Corpus Christi, Texas, is currently assessing the state of residential backflow prevention, following an E. coli contamination. City officials say that the recent boil order might have bee ...
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Aug. 20 2015
As pressure mounts to conserve water, graywater systems are starting to come into vogue. The term covers a large range of systems which allow gently-used water to be reused on landscapes. On the low-e ...
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Aug. 20 2015
A landscape contractor in Marco Island, Florida, was arrested recently on charges of grand theft and dealing in stolen property. According to Collier County Sheriff’s deputies, Albert Benarroch, own ...
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Aug. 19 2015
The Toro Company has announced that Richard (Rick) M. Olson has been elected to the position of president and chief operating officer, effective September 1, 2015. Olson, 51, has served the company in ...
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Aug. 19 2015
SiteOne Landscape Supply (formerly John Deere Landscapes), a wholesale distributor of commercial and residential irrigation and landscape supplies, recently filed with the SEC to raise up to $100 mill ...
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Aug. 19 2015
In Somerville, Massachusetts, the back and forth continues over how best to rehabilitate the patchy, garbage-strewn field known as Lincoln Park. This conflict has been ongoing for several years. Resid ...
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Aug. 19 2015
The owner of NuTurf Management in Harrisburg, North Carolina, may be in hot water after a number of his customers have complained about his work. In one example, Chad Rice is being accused of failing ...
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Aug. 18 2015
In Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the city council is on the brink of eliminating irrigation meters, due to pressure from proposed litigation. Since 1997, the city has had an ordinance allowing single-fam ...
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Aug. 18 2015
Mississippi-based Backyard Lawn LLC landscape company is being sued by a group of legal guest landscape workers. The claim asserts that the company failed to compensate the workers for minimum-wage wo ...
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Aug. 17 2015
This may be the last you hear of John Deere Landscapes LLC. According to a recent announcement made in Alpharetta, Georgia, the wholesale distributor of landscape supplies will be re-branding itself a ...
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Aug. 17 2015
The police department in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, has issued a warning to commercial landscape companies. Throughout Milwaukee County, police have observed an increase in theft of equipment that has bee ...
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Aug. 15 2015
Jason Scott Falbo II recently pleaded guilty to felony animal cruelty, and was sentenced to a year in jail by a Palm Beach County judge. The Florida man ran over a family of ducklings with a riding m ...
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