Oct. 3 2017
Shawn Curtis Albin, a landscape worker in Jacksonville, Florida, is now behind bars, after being accused of stealing from a Hurricane Irma storm victim. According to reports, this is the 22nd time tha ...
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Oct. 3 2017
Well water outages in North Raleigh and Wake Forest, North Carolina, are affecting about 830 homes. The outages are for the Stonehenge well system in Raleigh and the Crescent Ridge well system in Wake ...
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Oct. 2 2017
In a recent announcement, Nashua, New Hampshire-based Lawn Dawg reported that it has been acquired by TruGreen. Lawn Dawg has over 100 employees and, in 2016, posted more than $14 million in revenue ...
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Oct. 2 2017
Asplundh, the Willow Grove, Pennsylvania-based landscaping company--one of the largest in the industry nationwide--must pay a $95 million fine for intentionally recruiting and employing undocumented w ...
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Sept. 30 2017
According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, coordinated out of the University of Nebraska, 72 percent of South Dakota was still in moderate, severe or extreme drought last week. In early July--the height o ...
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Sept. 29 2017
According to rules set by Aquarion Water Company to conserve water, there is a twice-weekly sprinkler policy that applies to Darien, New Canaan, Stamford and Greenwich, Connecticut. But town residents ...
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Sept. 28 2017
Kayleigh Williams, owner of Dig My Garden Landscaping in Jacksonville, Oregon, recently saw a woman in her wheelchair, trying to pick up sticks on her property. The resident's front yard was overgrow ...
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Sept. 28 2017
Mauro Yanes died doing what he was always known for: wielding his tools and helping a person in need. The 65-year-old resident of Clewiston, Florida, was last seen giving assistance during the post-Hu ...
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Sept. 27 2017
The Lawn Company, based in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, will payout refunds to thousands of customers for abusive and illegal debt-collection practices, according to the state’s Attorney General.It wa ...
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Sept. 27 2017
Five years after starting his first job with a landscape crew in the suburbs of Seattle, Washington, Fredi Dubon decided he had enough and called it quits. Dubon, a 28-year-old immigrant from El Salva ...
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Sept. 26 2017
A man from Shelton, Connecticut, was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly shooting “noisy” landscapers with a pellet gun. The landscape crew claimed that they saw a man with a rifle, with no sh ...
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Sept. 26 2017
Ground was broken recently for a new water reuse project designed to help the city of Santa Monica, California, reduce its dependency on imported water. The Santa Monica Clean Beached Project will in ...
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Sept. 25 2017
When a Georgetown, South Carolina homeowner found a drone in her backyard, she asked her landscape contractor, Mickey Cloos, to throw it away. Instead, he Googled the device and discovered that it’s ...
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Sept. 25 2017
In early May, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) issued a Cease Operations Order against Sunset Tree Service & Landscaping of Bay City, Michigan. MIOSHA clai ...
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Sept. 23 2017
Why are the majority of landscape professionals still using toxic chemicals, even though the organic approach has been proven successful on residential and commercial properties? There are severa ...
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Sept. 22 2017
Americans love their lawns, but a North Carolina-based author wants professional landscapers and homeowners to consider other members of the grass family. Brie Gluvna Arthur, the self-described “Cr ...
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Sept. 21 2017
An 11-year-old boy named Frank wrote to President Trump last month, offering to mow the lawn at the White House. He wrote, “It would be my honor to mow the White House lawn,” adding that he ...
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Sept. 21 2017
Irrigation has gone underground at a park in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and officials couldn’t be more thrilled. A subsurface drip system was installed as part of a pilot project to see if it could re ...
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Sept. 20 2017
Ariens Company has donated $10,000 to the Equipment Dealers Association’s (EDA) Disaster Relief Fund, to help equipment dealerships and their employees in Hurricane Harvey’s affected areas surroun ...
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Sept. 20 2017
“Los Alamos Park has approximately 404,000 square feet of turf,” said Jennifer Cregar, a project supervisor for the Energy and Sustainability Initiatives Division. This makes it one of the largest ...
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