Jan. 27 2017
A landscape company in Marion, Indiana, has suffered from identity theft. There have been reports to the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of several men who say they work with Pro Cuts Tree Care & Lan ...
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Jan. 26 2017
In the latest of Palm Beach’s attempts to curb the noise related to landscape work, the Florida getaway city is proposing to limit landscape maintenance hours all year round. The Ordinances, Rules a ...
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Jan. 26 2017
For snow plow drivers in western Massachusetts, the warm weather outside is frightful. Normally, the area gets 20 inches of snow by this time of year, but they’ve been left with a measly 14 and a ha ...
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Jan. 25 2017
When West Bloomfield, Michigan resident Steve Fine hired Gold Standard Plowing to take care of his yard this winter, he didn’t expect them to suddenly stop showing up. And, when he went to Facebook ...
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Jan. 24 2017
Scott Devereux, the owner of Cedarburg Landscaping in Mequon, Wisconsin, was indicted by a Milwaukee grand jury recently for a failure to pay the prevailing wage. Devereux faces six counts of fraud an ...
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Jan. 24 2017
Since the 2009 Presidential inauguration, the National Park Service has invested some $40 million in a complete renovation of the National Mall in Washington, DC. The project was literally built from ...
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Jan. 23 2017
At the Leaders Forum, held recently in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) recognized the achievements of two landscape company owners. Abby Sa ...
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Jan. 23 2017
Aspen Valley Landscape Supply, Inc., was started in 1987, and has since grown to three locations in the Chicago metropolitan area. Now, it is the latest acquisition by SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc ...
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Jan. 21 2017
For the first time since 1996, the federal government has reached its five percent women-owned small business (WOSB) contracting goal. In order to keep those numbers high, the Small Business Associati ...
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Jan. 20 2017
An on-the-job lawn mower accident has not only taken William Francis’ big toe, but it also cost him his job. Last year, Francis was working on a yard when the accident happened. He contacted his emp ...
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Jan. 19 2017
When Steven Mott, owner of Mott’s Landscaping and Roofing in Wilmington, North Carolina, hired James Bradley, 54, through a temp agency, he was never told that Bradley had been convicted of murder ...
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Jan. 19 2017
Austin Joseph Hill, of Wyoming, Michigan, who struck and killed a woman with his snowplow, may be getting a longer sentence due to his criminal past. While on his plowing route, Hill struck a woman an ...
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Jan. 18 2017
William T. Maguire, owner of Grass Roots Landscaping & Lawn Care in Cincinnati, Ohio, has pleaded guilty to workers’ compensation fraud. He has spent at least five years running his business wit ...
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Jan. 18 2017
When it snows in Greensboro, North Carolina, Gene Oliver gets into his truck and starts to plow. Normally, he does landscape work for Cretive Scapes, but when the weather turns white, he plows away sn ...
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Jan. 17 2017
Businesses in Arizona are now feeling the effects of Proposition 206, a referendum to increase the minimum wage that was passed in November. With the new year, the minimum wage jumped from $8.05 per h ...
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Jan. 17 2017
Two snow plow drivers in Chesapeake, Virginia, happened to be in the right place at the right time for two young parents. Stephanie Dawson had gone into labor, and her husband Hugh was driving her to ...
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Jan. 16 2017
Michael Dean Shumway recently plead guilty in U.S. District Court on charges of mail fraud, after embezzling a significant sum of money from two irrigation companies. Shumway had worked as the secreta ...
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Jan. 16 2017
When Jon and Sabrina Carey of Jackson County, Oregon, recently decided to use the two-acre pond on their property as a source of irrigation water, they were trying to be sensible, responsible water us ...
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Jan. 14 2017
JW Lawn Service, a lawn care company in Grandview, Montana, recently blew up. A person driving by the property noticed smoke coming from the building. Not long after, when the firefighters arrived, th ...
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