March 14 2017
As green-industry professionals well know, our nations elected officials are often blissfully unaware of the realities of efficient irrigation. They often only become aware of it when there’s a seve ...
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March 14 2017
Private companies aren’t the only ones having trouble finding people who are willing to steer a mower. “One of our biggest concerns is the difficulty of hiring seasonal employees,” said Darren D ...
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March 13 2017
Angelo’s Supplies, Inc., with two locations in the Detroit metropolitan area, and American Builders Supply, with 10 locations in metropolitan Los Angeles and two in Las Vegas, have been acquired by ...
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March 13 2017
Brightview Landscapes LLC, the nation-spanning landscape company headquartered in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, is facing a lawsuit from a former employee of one of their Florida offices. William Go ...
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March 11 2017
The flowering shrub nerium oleander is a pretty plant for use in the landscape. It’s deer-resistant and, depending on the cultivar, can produce blooms that are red, pink, white or even yellow. Unfor ...
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March 10 2017
While snow plowing jobs have plummeted in areas with an unseasonably warm winter, those same high temperatures means that landscape work is picking up in places like Chattanooga, Tennessee. With the a ...
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March 9 2017
Nancy Denson, mayor of Athens, Georgia, says she was thinking about water conservation in the long term when she approved the concept of a water reuse program for the city. “If there is a drought so ...
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March 9 2017
Joe Kaser, owner of Kaser Property Services in Delaware, Ohio, was not happy when one of his clients complained about his service to the Better Business Bureau. As payback, he ruined the client’s la ...
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March 8 2017
Canopy Lawn Care in Raleigh, North Carolina, has acquired Huntersville-based Southscape Landscaping as its startup entrance into the Charlotte market. Canopy was launched two years ago by Hunt Davis ...
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March 8 2017
Big Heart Landscaping is a suitable name for the Livingston, New Jersey-based landscape company. They’ve recently teamed up with New Eyes for the Needy to aid in providing glasses and eye care for t ...
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March 7 2017
Jefferson City, Tennessee, is looking to inject a little green into its future color palette downtown. Specifically, the city’s planners are trying to enhance the area’s aesthetics with ‘greener ...
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March 7 2017
Graywater is lightly used water from washing machines, showers and sinks, and a bill currently under consideration in the Hawai’i state legislature would make it a widespread irrigation source. The ...
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March 6 2017
Last year, Saratoga Springs, Utah, changed the way it bills customers for irrigation, or ‘secondary’ water. Through a long, public process, the city changed the billing structure to charge propert ...
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March 6 2017
Of the federal agents who seized documents and electronic records in a recent raid on Caterpillar’s global headquarters in Peoria, Illinois, none were willing to hint at the subject of their investi ...
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March 4 2017
The Ariens Company just launched an experimental power equipment dealership in their hometown of Brillion, Wisconsin, with an eye towards studying the contractor-dealer relationship. “The store will ...
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March 3 2017
The North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association (NCNLA) had its annual award ceremony at the Green & Growin’ 17 trade show in Greensboro, North Carolina. These awards recognize green indu ...
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March 2 2017
Gravely is offering a chance for landscape contractors to win one of two Pro-Turn 460 mowers. All they need to do is take a test drive. In the ‘Test Ride and Win’ contest, which is sponsored by Y ...
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March 2 2017
At Providence Coffee Company in Faribault, Minnesota, owner James Curren was irked at the pounds and pounds of coffee chaff being thrown out. He was even more irked when he found out that 32.4 million ...
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March 1 2017
Deborah Hamlin, CEO of the Irrigation Association, along with its board of directors, in conjunction with Denne Goldstein, publisher, and Ira Goldstein, president of ISG Communications, Inc., have ann ...
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March 1 2017
Eric Simo of Columbus, Indiana, owns a landscape business and two greenhouses, which both operate out of his residential property. So when he stepped out of the house before dawn recently to go collec ...
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