Jan. 11 2017
Founded in 2016 by Tory Schwope, DCA Outdoor Inc., in Kansas City, Missouri, has seen some exceptional growth. They have acquired eight different green industry brands in the Kansas City area in less ...
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Jan. 11 2017
Nine people were poisoned recently in Amarillo, Texas, when an attempt at pesticide use by one resident of a mobile home went wrong. Aluminum phosphide was applied to get rid of pests in the ground be ...
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Jan. 10 2017
The owner of a Scottsdale, Arizona landscape company was recently invited to Washington, D.C., to discuss the issue of waning water supplies. Julian Meier, owner of Green Solutions Landscaping, joined ...
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Jan. 10 2017
The owner of a landscape company in Lavon, Texas, has been found guilty of harboring illegal aliens, as well as conspiracy and visa fraud. David Allen Anderton of A&A Landscaping and Irrigation ab ...
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Jan. 9 2017
In an announcement made Friday, January 6th, Nada Duna, a 29-year veteran of BrightView Landscape (formerly ValleyCrest Companies), has joined the company’s maintenance division as chief operating o ...
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Jan. 9 2017
Marc Blum, president of Baker Commercial Landscaping in East Orange County, Florida, said that his company has been hit with three burglaries in just two months. Blum estimates that they’ve lost aro ...
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Jan. 7 2017
Hurricane Matthew left South Carolina months ago, but the region’s landscapes are still feeling the effects. Heavy winds and rainfall pushed saltwater inland, weakening plant life while encouraging ...
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Jan. 6 2017
Jerell Brown is a born businessman. Today, he uses this business know-how to run a small, but profitable, landscape company. But only a few years ago, he was selling marijuana on the streets. He was m ...
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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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