Dec. 27 2017
Westport, Connecticut residents are going to be facing some watering restrictions in the new year. Citing an ‘ongoing precipitation deficit,’ the Aquarion Water Company, the city’s water provide
Dec. 27 2017
According to police, Kevin Miezejeski, 54, of Essex, Connecticut, embezzled an estimated $220,000 from Naturally Green Lawn Care LLC, a North Haven, Connecticut lawn care company in which he was part
Dec. 26 2017
Winsupply Inc., headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, one of the largest distributors in the nation, has purchased Thomas Pipe and Supply, a distributor of industrial pipe, valves and fittings in Phoenix, Ar
Dec. 26 2017
A former Pennsylvania landscape contractor is suing the Monsanto Company, claiming that years of exposure to the company’s Roundup herbicide product has given him lymphoma. Jeffrey B. Johnson
Dec. 25 2017
SiteOne Landscape Supply Inc., Roswell, Georgia, the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscape supplies in the United States, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agr
Dec. 25 2017
Landscape professionals in New Jersey may soon be paying less for their malpractice insurance, if Assembly Bill A-1982 passes. More than a dozen contractor and professional associations, including tho
Dec. 23 2017
Hydrologicai is an irrigation system that uses artificial intelligence to measure soil moisture of a homeowner's lawn and intended to optimize the amount of water used, to save money. The system is r
Dec. 22 2017
The city of Orlando, Florida, is giving away free trees. It’s part of a program called ‘Energy Saving Trees,’ a joint venture with the Arbor Day Foundation, the Orlando Utilities Commission, the
Dec. 21 2017
California’s drought has been over for quite a while. Nonetheless, the city of San Diego has decided to again offer rebates for turf removal. For two weeks in October, residents and businesses could
Dec. 21 2017
In Colorado, at least a dozen Centennial neighbors say a contractor turned into a con artist after using his military service to gain their trust. "At this point, he seems to have conned a lot of peo
Dec. 20 2017
It took her four years to do it, but an Illinois landscape company’s former office manager siphoned over $1 million from her employer before she was caught. The embezzled funds were spent on tickets
Dec. 20 2017
A good landscape contractor can set a yard aglow in the daytime with beautiful plantings. Thanks to science, he may soon be able to make it glow in the dark, too. Scientists at the Massachusetts Insti
Dec. 19 2017
A former Camden, New Jersey, landscape contractor is facing life in prison without the possibility of parole for a heinous crime. He kidnapped one of his landscape clients, robbed her, and then, burie
Dec. 19 2017
Many homes in the moneyed hills of Montecito, California, and other communities along the southern Santa Barbara County coast are lined with lush ornamental vegetation. While the shrubbery is intended
Dec. 18 2017
A landscape worker in Vero Beach, Florida, almost lost his life over a parking dispute. Darrell Hinkkanen, a 74-year-old resident of a retirement community, was arrested after deputies say he threaten
Dec. 16 2017
Ray Tiddy, a local landscaper in Wanaka, New Zealand, shaved off his nearly three-year-old beard in an effort to raise almost $2,000 for his uncle Bruce Brown’s cancer treatment. Brown has been hav
Dec. 15 2017
Police in James City County, Virginia, are looking for a man who allegedly strangled a co-worker while landscaping in Kingspoint. Police have warrants for felony aggravated assault by strangulation an
Dec. 14 2017
According to both the South Carolina Drought Response Committee and the United States Drought Monitor, drought conditions across the Midlands are getting worse. The SCDRC has decided to upgrade the d
Dec. 14 2017
A property owner in Jonesboro, Arkansas, told police that she had surveillance video from November 30th of a man breaking into her garage. The man was later identified as self-employed landscaper Shan
Dec. 13 2017
Wildlife specialist Terry Messmer, of Utah State University Extension, says that invasive species are plants, animals or pathogens which are non-native (or alien) to the areas where they are now found