Jan. 17 2018
Gammon Lawn Care in York Harbor, Maine, continues to conduct its business despite the town ordering owner Josh Gammon to cease operations. Residents have complained about the noise and size of his ope
Jan. 17 2018
Due to the recent fires and mudslides in California’s Santa Barbara County, the Public Health Department and the Air Pollution Control District are strongly recommending that leaf blowers not be use
Jan. 16 2018
Parkside Landscaping of Littleton, Colorado, has paid $524,063 in back wages to 53 employees and $26,104 in penalties to resolve violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and H-2B nonagricultural vis
Jan. 16 2018
Landscaping companies in Erie, Pennsylvania, are making progress getting rid of all of the snow, but nothing could have prepared them for the weather that hit the area in December. The problem is tha
Jan. 15 2018
Modern Tool and Die Products of Cleveland, Ohio, is recalling about 975 SureFit blade spindle shaft/assemblies. The products were sold in the United States and Canada at Ball Equipment, Dixie Sales, M
Jan. 15 2018
Orbit, makers of irrigation products spanning from sprinkler systems to landscaping accessories, announced at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show that users will now be able to control timers on their
Jan. 13 2018
KDOT employee injured mowing along highway A Kansas Department of Transportation worker was mowing the I-70 right of way near Topeka when his tractor crashed into a drainage ditch structure. A
Jan. 12 2018
Mulch made from hurricane debris The city of Cape Coral, Florida, is turning a portion of the nearly 375,000 cubic yards of debris collected from Hurricane Irma into free mulch for its resident
Jan. 11 2018
Volunteers gather to renovate park William Bradley Park’s Field #3 was built on a landfill in San Marcos, California, in the 1960s. After years of significant usage and the organic matter ben
Jan. 11 2018
San Diego water bill disputes Water customers across the city of San Diego, California, have contacted NBC 7 Responds with complaints they are being charged by the city for more water than they
Jan. 10 2018
As much of the country prepares for another freeze warning, news officials remind businesses and residents to turn off their automatic lawn sprinklers to help avoid any unnecessary hazards. Sprinkler
Jan. 10 2018
Jonathan Schill was 15 minutes into snow shoveling his large driveway when he realized a snow plow would help him get the job done faster. With no immediate access to a plow, Schill decided to use th
Jan. 9 2018
The Irrigation Foundation is continuing its efforts to promote careers in irrigation by launching a new irrigation career pathways portion of its website that enables users to explore all of the caree
Jan. 9 2018
Phony ‘Contractor’ Faces Criminal Charges A Kent, Washington man who left botched and unfinished landscape jobs behind despite accepting thousands of dollars in payments is facing criminal
Jan. 8 2018
Months after starting their own business, the owners of Tree M.D. in Pennsylvania found themselves in Florida assisting with the cleanup efforts after Hurricane Irma. Now, Mark Shupp and Dillin Thoma
Jan. 8 2018
Google has plans for a new state-of-the-art campus in Sunnyvale, California, that looks to expand the tech giant’s architectural footprint in Silicon Valley. It is teaming up with the Bj
Dec. 30 2017
If you’re a landscape contractor in Frisco, Texas, you might want to think about buying a tall ladder. A future client might ask you to tend the plants on his roof. Total Environment, a land
Dec. 29 2017
The City Council of Plano, Illinois approved an ordinance authorizing participation in the Suburban Tree Consortium. Darrin Boyer, the city's director of Public Works, said the tree replacement progr
Dec. 28 2017
Landscape contractors working in Santa Barbara County--one of the areas hit by the recent, terrible California wildfires--are being strongly urged not to use leaf blowers until further notice. The pr
Dec. 28 2017
An Iowa landscape contractor is accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill a former business associate and his family. It’s the second time he’s alleged to have tried this, and foiled both times