Jan. 5 2017
In Newark, New Jersey, a nationwide class-action lawsuit was recently filed against FieldTurf USA over the quality of its synthetic grass athletic fields. The borough of Cartaret is following in the f ...
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Jan. 5 2017
A snow plowing company has had its contract with the city of Lowell, Massachusetts, terminated after an employee posted a profanity-filled rant to Facebook. Demitria Vangos posted: “I’m plowing fo ...
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Jan. 4 2017
A two-year string of thefts from a landscape company may have been solved after an employee of that company was investigated for the hit-and-run death of a cyclist. At Dane County Circuit Court in Mad ...
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Jan. 4 2017
Tamila Alcoran recently entered a plea of not guilty from the Oahu Community Correctional Facility to charges of embezzling more than $1 million from Greg Boyer Hawaiian Landscapes. Alcoran has been i ...
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Jan. 3 2017
Two Missouri-based green industry groups are combining into one organization. The Missouri Turf and Ornamental Council and the Missouri Landscape and Nursery Association are merging to form the Missou ...
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Jan. 3 2017
Frustrated over how much buying name brand de-icers cost, a landscape company in Spokane, Washington, has created its own. Bob Landcracker said that, after years of buying expensive brine from a third ...
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Jan. 2 2017
Winter storms continue to hammer the northern states from coast to coast as the weather throws a seemingly endless supply of snow on the country. Temperatures have dropped below freezing from Seattle ...
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Jan. 2 2017
The oldest water on earth has been found in Canada. Scientists from the University of Toronto discovered a two-billion-year-old oasis in a mine. Three years ago, pools of 1.5 billion-year-old water wa ...
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Dec. 24 2016
Byran Bidegain, a road maintenance worker for the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD), died on the job while plowing snow near Boise, Idaho. Bidegain was trying to unclog snow from the plow when he ...
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Dec. 23 2016
The recent cyberattack on a DNS server that shut down popular websites like Twitter, Spotify and Reddit, came from an unusual source. The botnet used in the attack contained many Internet of Things, o ...
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Dec. 22 2016
In Boone County, Missouri, the Public Water Supply District has chosen to suspend its plans to charge property owners an irrigation fee, after a number of them expressed frustration over the issue at ...
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Dec. 22 2016
A final environmental impact statement recently released by the EPA has given the green light to a genetically engineered form of creeping bentgrass. The bentgrass was engineered by Monsanto and The S ...
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Dec. 21 2016
Snowplow drivers have gotten a new partner straight out of a sci-fi movie. Lasers are now being used as drivers’ second pair of eyes when plowing through crowded streets. “It works as a guide, ju ...
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Dec. 21 2016
The uncertainty of the election is finally over, and the response from small businesses is favorable. The National Federation of Independent Businesses’ Small Business Optimism Index recently jumped ...
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Dec. 20 2016
A man in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has been arrested for scamming elderly victims by pretending to be a landscape contractor and water inspector. Sonny Mitchell was given $1,500 in cash to seal his vic ...
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Dec. 20 2016
Sources of power could soon be found in decorative landscaping. Newwind, a French wind-power company, has developed the Wind Tree. The massive tree-like sculpture features several ‘leaves,’ ...
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Dec. 19 2016
One man is bringing the joy of nature along with the joy of the holidays. Mike Karl, owner of The Cutting Edge Landscaping Company in Sparta, New Jersey, recently invited children in the area to paint ...
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Dec. 19 2016
SiteOne Landscapes has announced that is has acquired East Haven Landscape Products (EHLP). EHLP started in East Haven, Connecticut, in 1978,and is a distributor of nursery, hardscapes and landscape s ...
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Dec. 17 2016
Two people have been arrested in connection with two massive theft rings spanning across eight cities in Kentucky and Tennessee. Marcus Antonio McKay and Jerry Lee Baker were both apprehended in conne ...
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Dec. 16 2016
The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has reported that 26.45 inches of precipitation has been recorded at Bowman Reservoir through November. The 26.45-inch mark equals 192 percent of average for this ...
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