Aug. 10 2016
Things turned ugly in a payment dispute between a woman in Benson, Nebraska, and the landscape company she hired to maintain her lawn. The company, Kozy Lawn Care, dumped lawn waste onto Kristen Ander ...
View More...
Aug. 10 2016
A $3.9 million beautification project for the medians in Orange Park, Florida, got underway last week. The project, funded by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), will plant native trees a ...
View More...
Aug. 9 2016
Christopher Greco, the owner of Cross County Landscape and Tree Service, Inc., in Mahwah, New Jersey, is facing multiple felony charges of defrauding nine employees out of $82,000 in state-mandated wa ...
View More...
Aug. 9 2016
Naperville, Illinois, will not be joining the ranks of towns and municipalities that are reducing the hours in which landscape contractors are allowed to operate. A recent proposal by the city to redu ...
View More...
Aug. 8 2016
Even with recent heavy rains in the state, the drought in New York continues to worsen. Approximately 17 million New Yorkers are now affected by it. According to the National Drought Mitigation Cente ...
View More...
Aug. 6 2016
Weed management is a major concern for anyone offering landscape maintenance services, but in Oregon, it’s a task that could be getting harder in the years to come. A genetically-modified grass seed ...
View More...
Aug. 5 2016
There’s an unanswered question that’s hidden in urban landscapes across the country, and it’s a question that postdoctoral scholar Elizaveta Litvak and biology professor Diane Pataki of the Univ ...
View More...
Aug. 4 2016
In Knoxville, Tennessee, a trend in the local criminal community is causing trouble for property owners across the city. Thieves are stealing the backflow prevention devices off of irrigation systems ...
View More...
Aug. 4 2016
A disagreement between two men living together in St. Joseph, Missouri, over who would cut the grass ended with one man in police custody, after he allegedly fired a rifle at his roommate. "The susp ...
View More...
Aug. 3 2016
The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) has announced its 2016-2017 officers and board of directors. They were elected during the OPEI annual meeting, which was held June 21-23 in Asheville, Nort ...
View More...
Aug. 3 2016
Kenny Medina is a resident of Simsbury, Connecticut, a family man, a detective for the Hartford Police Department, and he’s currently on his second deployment in Afghanistan. “He is a nurse in a f ...
View More...
Aug. 2 2016
SiteOne Landscape Supply, LLC has announced the acquisition of both Bissett Nursery and Bissett Equipment Companies (collectively “Bissett”). Bissett, started in 1963, has three locations on ...
View More...
Aug. 2 2016
When Barbara Wilson sent her son Travis, his two brothers, and their cousin out to mow their neighbors lawns in Louisville, Kentucky, for free, it was intended as a punishment. What she didn’t expec ...
View More...
Aug. 1 2016
The Illinois Professional Lawn Care Association (IPLCA) has announced that it will dissolve the organization, effective September 12, 2016. Recently, growth has been harder to come by, and the IPLCA i ...
View More...
Aug. 1 2016
In a surprise move, Andrew Kerin, CEO of BrightView, has been replaced by Pat Velasco. Velasco has been named interim CEO, according to the company’s website. A press release from BrightView a few d ...
View More...
July 30 2016
A Woodbridge, New Jersey man says thieves took $70,000 worth of his landscape equipment. Apparently, they made off with his truck and loaded trailer during the night. "They stole my entire business ...
View More...
July 29 2016
A single mother in Cahokia, Illinois, now has an August court date, following her failure to clean up her lawn. Last month, a code enforcement officer told Ebony Conner, single mother of five, that sh ...
View More...
July 28 2016
Fred Smith may not have a place to live or a car, but he’s building a landscape maintenance business in Safety Harbor, Florida. He was trying to pull himself up by his bootstraps when his electric m ...
View More...
July 28 2016
Just a day after members from the National Association of Landscape Professionals gathered for the annual Renewal & Remembrance event at Arlington National Cemetery, the site’s Twitter feed had ...
View More...