March 20 2017
A current D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals case about company liability could have lasting ramifications for green-industry companies that make use of temp agencies. The case, Browning-Ferris Industries ...
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March 20 2017
The latest attempt to solve the two-year state budget crisis in Illinois could have lasting ramifications for the state’s green industry. The current deal under consideration, Senate Bill 9, or just ...
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March 18 2017
Dawn Sheehan from Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, is suing two local landscape companies, Pine Brook Farm, Inc., and Home Grown Outdoor Finishes. The complaint: negligence per se, recklessness, and negli ...
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March 16 2017
Two educational forces in the green industry recently announced they will be teaming up to bring irrigation information to landscape professionals. The radio show The Water Zone, sponsored by Toro Irr ...
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March 16 2017
Rocco Guadagna, owner of Vision Lawn Care and Snow Plowing Inc., in Tonawanda, New York, has a young son who’s turning two. Guadagna wants to honor Rocco Jr.—who has been diagnosed with Down syndr ...
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March 15 2017
Four years ago, President Obama invited John Goodenough to the White House, where he was awarded the National Medal of Science for being the co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery. Goodenough’s work ...
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March 15 2017
The U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security has been sued by thirty businesses. The reason? The H-2B Visa cap had been reached. Businesses located in Texas, Louisiana, California, and Nevada claim that t ...
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March 14 2017
As green-industry professionals well know, our nations elected officials are often blissfully unaware of the realities of efficient irrigation. They often only become aware of it when there’s a seve ...
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March 14 2017
Private companies aren’t the only ones having trouble finding people who are willing to steer a mower. “One of our biggest concerns is the difficulty of hiring seasonal employees,” said Darren D ...
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March 13 2017
Angelo’s Supplies, Inc., with two locations in the Detroit metropolitan area, and American Builders Supply, with 10 locations in metropolitan Los Angeles and two in Las Vegas, have been acquired by ...
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March 13 2017
Brightview Landscapes LLC, the nation-spanning landscape company headquartered in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, is facing a lawsuit from a former employee of one of their Florida offices. William Go ...
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March 11 2017
The flowering shrub nerium oleander is a pretty plant for use in the landscape. It’s deer-resistant and, depending on the cultivar, can produce blooms that are red, pink, white or even yellow. Unfor ...
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March 10 2017
While snow plowing jobs have plummeted in areas with an unseasonably warm winter, those same high temperatures means that landscape work is picking up in places like Chattanooga, Tennessee. With the a ...
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March 9 2017
Nancy Denson, mayor of Athens, Georgia, says she was thinking about water conservation in the long term when she approved the concept of a water reuse program for the city. “If there is a drought so ...
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March 9 2017
Joe Kaser, owner of Kaser Property Services in Delaware, Ohio, was not happy when one of his clients complained about his service to the Better Business Bureau. As payback, he ruined the client’s la ...
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March 8 2017
Canopy Lawn Care in Raleigh, North Carolina, has acquired Huntersville-based Southscape Landscaping as its startup entrance into the Charlotte market. Canopy was launched two years ago by Hunt Davis ...
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March 8 2017
Big Heart Landscaping is a suitable name for the Livingston, New Jersey-based landscape company. They’ve recently teamed up with New Eyes for the Needy to aid in providing glasses and eye care for t ...
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March 7 2017
Jefferson City, Tennessee, is looking to inject a little green into its future color palette downtown. Specifically, the city’s planners are trying to enhance the area’s aesthetics with ‘greener ...
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March 7 2017
Graywater is lightly used water from washing machines, showers and sinks, and a bill currently under consideration in the Hawai’i state legislature would make it a widespread irrigation source. The ...
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