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April 10 2015
The owners of Buffalo’s Tri-Main Center want to make their mixed-use facility more environmentally friendly. Tri-Main Development LLC is seeking city approval to install a ‘green roof’ on top ...
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April 9 2015
Officials have found a new way to combat street flooding in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Urban Conservancy will be launching their Front Yard Initiative (FYI) to help connect landscape contractors an ...
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April 9 2015
A New Jersey landscaping company has agreed to settle a claim of price gouging and other deceptive practices that allegedly occurred during Superstorm Sandy. Stephens Landscaping of Long Branch, New ...
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April 8 2015
The Department of Homeland Security has announced that it has filled its quota for second half of the fiscal year. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached ...
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April 8 2015
The Texas Turf Irrigation Association (TTIA) has been the state-level professional association for licensed irrigation professionals in Texas since 1965. It is excited to announce its name change t ...
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April 8 2015
The eCommerce giant Amazon.com is expanding its sales portfolio to include landscape contractors. The site will be launching Amazon Home Services, which will allow service-based businesses to sell t ...
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April 7 2015
Commerce Corporation of Baltimore, Maryland, was a family business that grew to become one of the largest lawn and garden supplies distributors in the East Coast. It boasted annual revenue of ...
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April 7 2015
Spring may be the high season for most landscape businesses, but it’s expected to be one of the worst pollen seasons for allergy-prone contractors and crews in Leesburg, Florida. In fact, pollen l ...
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April 6 2015
California Governor Jerry Brown is asking for state landscapes to turn from green to brown. The snow level in California is the lowest it’s been in 65 years, prompting him to issue mandator ...
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April 6 2015
Knowing how important it is to promote lawn care and educate consumers, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (formerly PLANET), and the Lawn Institute want to heighten public awarene ...
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April 3 2015
When a 2013 fire engulfed Scott’s Landscaping in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania, owner Scott Burk was determined to prevent his business from going down in flames. Now, 16 months later, Burk is finally ...
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April 3 2015
Mulch fires have plagued the city of Harrisonburg, Virginia, for almost a year. One local business, O’Neil’s Grill, switched their landscape from mulch to rocks after a lit cigarette caused a de ...
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April 2 2015
New signs posted on residential lawns in the borough of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, may be an opportunity for local landscape contractors to add to their routes. Borough officials recently decided t ...
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April 2 2015
Since outside maintenance of their property is tough on a lot of seniors, officials in Brook Park, Ohio, may start a unique program of vouchers to help senior citizens pay crews to cut lawns a ...
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April 1 2015
Holganix LLC has announced a partnership with Illinois-based Pearl Valley Farm’s Healthy Grow fertilizer line, to produce an organic-based granular fertilizer called Holganix Granular with Healthy ...
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April 1 2015
For a long time, it was illegal for Colorado homeowners to collect rain water on their roofs. That changed recently when House Bill 1259 passed by a bipartisan vote of 45-20. With the new measur ...
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April 1 2015
Jeff Anderson, a cooperative extension agent in Las Cruces, New Mexico, has a novel idea--he uses crushed glass as "top dressing" in his yard in order to reduce water costs. "Through simple evap ...
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March 31 2015
With California’s drought reaching scary proportions, cities like Ripon are approving the hiring of a part-time water enforcement coordinator. These “water police” will specialize in making su ...
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March 31 2015
Shawna Coronado blamed allergies for her misery until she walked off her job and started working with flowers, and found that her health dramatically improved. Now a landscape designer, author and ...
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March 30 2015
A woman from Berks County, Pennsylvania, is serving a seven-month prison term for stealing more than $65,000 from her former employer, Brogan’s Landscaping. Dawn M. Simpson pleaded guilty to one c ...
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