July 6 2017
As clients venture out onto their patios for holiday barbecues and al fresco get-togethers, you might want to consider offering a patio-furniture cleaning service. Check the manufacturer’s instructi ...
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July 6 2017
A man with disabilities who started a lawn care business in Ogden, Utah, has been getting noticed. Mentor Mowing is a nonprofit organization that mows about 32 properties a week with a team of special ...
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July 5 2017
A landscape company president is being brought up on federal charges for failure to pay about $350,000 in back wages to 38 workers from the H-2B program. Court documents indicate that PAR Partnership ...
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July 5 2017
When Clate Mask wanted to remodel the backyard of his Gilbert Arizona home, he put in a call to the local landscape contracting companies. Mask is a business owner himself, and valued the expertise of ...
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July 4 2017
Officials in Cedar Park, Texas, have implemented a twice-weekly irrigation program to further the city’s water conservation efforts for the summer. A schedule based on house numbers is in place, wit ...
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July 4 2017
Not all heroes wear capes, but some do wield chainsaws. For ten hours, residents of a Memphis, Tennessee neighborhood had been trapped, cut off from the main road by a felled tree, after Tropical Depr ...
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July 3 2017
Richard Douglas Hyatt of Hot Springs, Arkansas, is going to be spending the next four years in prison, after conning a local couple into paying him more than $3,300 for landscaping work that was never ...
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July 3 2017
Jurors in Lenox, Massachusetts, awarded $750,000 to a former landscape worker, after he fell from a roof while working for a business that did not carry worker’s compensation insurance. Jose Hernan ...
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July 1 2017
Mark Maslow owns Southern Landscape Group Inc., in Evington, Virginia. He began offering the Landscaping Short Course as an opportunity for students to get their hands dirty, and learn about the green ...
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June 30 2017
Landscape professionals are being encouraged to attend workshops and seminars on keeping little fire ants (LFA) at bay by a county-wide partnership along the western coast of Hawaii’s Big Island. Pr ...
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June 29 2017
Formerly a drug addict living on the streets, Alain Toubes started Tech 1 Landscaping two years ago, to turn his life around. He built his business to support his wife and three young children, ages f ...
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June 28 2017
In 2011, one of the crews of E&S Landscaping in Miami, Florida, had stopped for lunch when a bicyclist ran into their truck. The bicyclist, Dr. William Donley, who had been on a long-distance ride ...
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June 28 2017
The coast of Mississippi has been hit with a lot of rain recently, and some in the area are warning that the sodden conditions will take a toll on the region’s trees. “Whenever the ground gets sat ...
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June 27 2017
Currently, federal law requires gas retailers to swap out E15 gas during the summer, to comply with EPA regulations that limit the level of ozone at ground level, but that may about to change. A group ...
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June 27 2017
Irrigation manufacturer Hunter Industries, San Marcos, California, recently announced their acquisition of Dispensing Dynamics International (DDI), City of Industry, California. DDI manufactures towel ...
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June 26 2017
According to a statement recently released by Excel Industries of Hesston, Kansas, the mower manufacturer has laid off 270 employees as part of a restructuring of its operations. In the past three yea ...
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June 26 2017
Nathan (Nate) Dodds, 74, president and CEO of the J.J. Mauget Company, passed away recently. He suffered a massive, fatal heart attack. Nate joined his father, Dale, and younger brother, Charlie, at ...
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June 24 2017
Texas Governor Greg Abbott is taking on trees in the Lone Star State. Abbott is calling for a bill that will limit the ability of Texas cities to ban residents from cutting down trees on their propert ...
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June 23 2017
All Chris Glamann wants is to have his lawn sodded. He says that he spoke with Jeff Johnson, the owner of Handy Andy in Andover, Kansas, about having the job done when he moved into his home more than ...
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