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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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March 30 2015
Project EverGreen has announced that it has expanded its Green Care for Troops (GCFT). The program will now include wounded and disabled veterans, in addition to families of currently deployed ...
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March 27 2015
Artificial grass is not a new concept, but it may be the next big thing for clients in homeowner associations (HOAs) in California. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzales recently pitched a bill that would a ...
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March 27 2015
Nicholas Lepore of Deptford, New Jersey, was ordered to serve one year and a day in federal prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Jersey. He is charged with tax evasion. Lepor ...
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March 26 2015
One man’s passion for the landscape business has inspired him to invent a soil degradable mulch bag. Bob Hawkinson, owner of Total Lawn Care in Jacksonville, Florida, designed his “Weed Recede�� ...
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March 26 2015
An army veteran of 25 years is accusing a design/ build landscape contractor of scamming him in Lithia, Florida. Veteran Marc Debearn hired New Age Hardscapes, Inc., to create a backyard and outdoor ...
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March 25 2015
They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. This is particularly true in Gig Harbor, Washington, where landscaper Steve Wilkin found a movie poster worth hundreds of thousands of dollars ...
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March 25 2015
A landscaper in Quincy, Massachusetts, is done crying wolf over a work injury. Paulo DeSilva, 53, finally pleaded guilty to worker’s compensation fraud charges. He was first arraigned more ...
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March 24 2015
Given the large amount snow blanketing and piling in parts of the nation, landscape contractors can expect to do heavy raking as part of their spring routine. This is because the 2014/15 winter cond ...
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March 24 2015
As part of NBA (National Basketball Association) Green Week--from March 22-29--teams throughout the NBA will be working with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant a tree each time #NBAGreen is posted by ...
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March 23 2015
The spring season is getting a late start for landscape contractors in Martha’s Vineyard. The delay is not only due to a stubborn snow cover, but to new lawn fertilizer regulations. Aside from res ...
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March 23 2015
Mowing over their old sales numbers, John Deere recently reached a milestone when they completed the 500,000th unit of their ZTrak mower. “Producing the 500,000th machine is a significant mile ...
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March 23 2015
On March 25 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Paul Latshaw, one of the golf industry’s most respected superintendents, will hold a free webinar. He will discuss his experience with sustainable products; i ...
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March 20 2015
In response to the California drought, Xeriscaping has been a trend for many state businesses. In fact, a new water-wise landscape design in San Diego, California, is saving San Diego Gas & Elec ...
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March 20 2015
As a result of the drought, treated waste water in Woodland, California, normally just flushed away will very soon be repurposed for industrial projects and city park irrigation. The Woodland City C ...
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March 19 2015
As part of his pitch to the Evanston, Illinois city council, City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz proposed a “targeted enforcement” campaign against the illegal use of gas blowers when the seasonal wi ...
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March 19 2015
The marriage between an electric starting engine and a rechargeable battery could provide enough power for weeks—or more—of mowing. InStart, the electric-starting engine from Briggs & Stratt ...
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March 18 2015
Residents of Millville Village in Butler County, Ohio, might have been surprised to look out their windows and see a chainsaw dangling from a helicopter. But it was just business as usual for Duke E ...
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March 18 2015
A man suspected in numerous snowplow scams throughout Central New York is now facing charges in Oneida County. The county’s sheriff’s department charged Thomas Zackoski with petty larceny an ...
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