July 14 2016
Cass Turnbull, a landscape contractor turned environmental activist, recently founded TreePac, a political action committee for saving trees in Seattle, Washington. For more than 25 years, Turnbull ha ...
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July 13 2016
A homeowner in Collier County, Florida, says he lost thousands of dollars over a dispute with a local landscape contractor. Steve Veneziano says he paid the contractor $25,000 to landscape his ho ...
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July 13 2016
When an Alabama college student witnessed an elderly man struggling to mow his lawn, he saw an opportunity to give back to his community. Rodney Smith Jr. of Huntsville, Alabama, decided that he was g ...
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July 12 2016
A landscape designer is creating ‘therapeutic landscapes’ for veterans suffering from the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A non-profit organization that builds homes for di ...
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July 12 2016
Graham’s Greenhouse & Landscaping and Graham Florist, two businesses that began as one, are planning a celebration on July 29th to mark their 125th anniversary. The greenhouse and landscape busi ...
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July 11 2016
Evoqua Water Technologies, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and its recently acquired Neptune Benson, Coventry, Rhode Island, today announced the acquisition of VAF Filtration Systems, a screen filt ...
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July 11 2016
Small businesses are increasingly being targeted by online hackers looking for soft targets. Employing a few extra security measures can go a long way towards discouraging would-be predators from tryi ...
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July 9 2016
Some suspected burglars have been spotted posing as landscapers. A Cincinnati, Ohio resident recently came home to find three men trimming trees and bushes on his property, though he hadn’t hired an ...
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July 8 2016
A Long Beach, New York landscape contractor was recently sentenced to a fine of $10,000 after he plead guilty to several building code violations, including operating a landscape business out of his b ...
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July 7 2016
A Texas man was likely murdered over a dispute about a string trimmer, according to the Liberty County sheriff’s office. The report says Vincent Rodriguez found a string trimmer along a road t ...
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July 7 2016
The Greater Newark Conservancy is giving former convicts like Edwin Ortiz a chance to change. Ortiz, 48, served 30 years in New Jersey’s prisons after being convicted of a homicide ...
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July 6 2016
Pacific Topsoils, a landscape company in Everett, Washington, pled guilty recently to a criminal charge of violating labor-safety regulations. The case marked the first time in more than 20 years that ...
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July 6 2016
This past year brought normal precipitation amounts across much of California, but that wasn’t enough to stop a massive die-off of trees this past year. According to the latest statistics from the U ...
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July 5 2016
A San Mateo, California woman was sentenced to nearly eight years in state prison for embezzling more than $1 million over a two-year span from Creekside Landscaping, Inc., in Menlo Park, California ...
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July 5 2016
When Chauncy Black chanced upon Matt White at a Memphis, Tennessee market, all he wanted was a box of donuts. Thanks to a combination of good fortune and simple human decency, he ended up with so much ...
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July 4 2016
Jones County, north of Macon, Georgia, has now begun watering restrictions, according to a release by the county Water System. They say the county’s plants are pumping at peak capacity, and undergoi ...
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July 4 2016
Deutsche Bank stock analysts gave a buy rating to SiteOne Landscape Supply, after positive earnings reports earlier this month. The investment house set a price target of $33 per share ...
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July 2 2016
The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) can dodge a drought penalty levied by the California State Water Resources Control Board last year, but only if it creates a new landscaper certification pro ...
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July 1 2016
Louisiana State University horticulturalist Allen Owings is reminding landscape contractors and homeowners about buddleia. Known in the industry as butterfly bush, buddleia is a landscape perennial th ...
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June 30 2016
A local landscape worker is being credited with saving a life, after a dump truck driver crashed into a ditch and the truck caught fire. When Raul Moreno witnessed the crash on Renaissance Drive in Co ...
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