Oct. 26 2017
A proposal to allow the use of recycled water in Pasadena, California, could possibly be decided in the very near future. The State Water Resources Control Board is currently holding meetings to discu ...
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Oct. 26 2017
The police are spreading the word about a sudden increase in thefts of landscape equipment in Union, New Jersey. According to reports, a number of work trucks and trailers have been stolen from storag ...
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Oct. 25 2017
A Vietnam War veteran and his wife no longer have to worry about the threat of toxic mold inside their Denver, Colorado home. Kathleen Snyder suspected that their home’s poor drainage system was cau ...
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Oct. 25 2017
Ricky Moyer, owner of Rick’s Tree and Landscape in Wichita, Kansas, was sent to prison by a Sedgwick County court after failing to make restitution payments. Moyer, 31, who was previously on probati ...
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Oct. 24 2017
A tree trimmer was seriously injured in Falmouth, Massachusetts, after slashing himself with a chainsaw. Police say the 46-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries as a result of the accident ...
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Oct. 24 2017
A new standard proposed to state regulators at the California Energy Commission is requiring that sprinkler bodies maintain the manufacturer’s recommended water pressure, which is most commonly 30 p ...
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Oct. 23 2017
Hurricane Harvey was not only a tragedy, but it just may have been a squandered opportunity for Texas. It has been estimated that 34 trillion gallons of rain dropped from the storm could have met ever ...
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Oct. 21 2017
A two-man irrigation crew from Contemporary Landscapes was cleaning out irrigation lines with compressed air at a residence in Chilmark, Massachusetts, when their van caught on fire. According t ...
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Oct. 20 2017
This fall, when King Green’s crews in Charlette, North Carolina, began aerating customers’ lawns, the complaints started rolling in. It seems that AT&T had been installing utility lines, which ...
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Oct. 19 2017
A landscape contractor in Louisville, Kentucky, was left with nothing after his work truck was stolen right in front of him. Unfortunately, at the time, Gary Contreras had all of his equipment on his ...
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Oct. 19 2017
A landscaper in Troy, Michigan, died while operating a concrete saw. According to reports, the 39-year-old man was part of a construction crew that was working on removing an in-ground pool from the b ...
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Oct. 18 2017
Horizon Distributors, Inc., has announced that its president, Jim Ross, will retire, effective March 31, 2018. Ross has led Horizon since 2001, and continued to serve in that capacity after Horizon ha ...
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Oct. 18 2017
For many years, the world has relied on the sun and wind as alternative ways to generate energy. But now scientists are looking at a possible new source: evaporating water. In a recent study, it was d ...
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Oct. 18 2017
It isn’t even the holidays yet, but Rita Tateel has already decorated a tree. With only popsicle sticks and other inexpensive materials, she has found a creative way to bring spirit, joy, and ...
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Oct. 17 2017
Homeowners in Naples, Florida, are now facing heavy fines from the city or Collier County for any work done on their property by unlicensed contractors. Work done by those who aren’t professionals c ...
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Oct. 16 2017
The National Association of Landscape Professional’s (NALP) annual Legislative Day, held earlier this spring, gave many landscape contractors the opportunity to meet with members of Congress to disc ...
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Oct. 16 2017
Chenmark Capitol Management, a family investment firm based in Portland, Maine, has acquired Maffei Landscape Contractors of Mashpee, Massachusetts. Chenmark Capitol is an investment firm focused on a ...
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Oct. 14 2017
Mark Harris of Columbia, Ohio, is being accused of exploitation by local police. According to authorities, Harris allegedly attempted to scam an elderly Columbia woman out of thousands of dollars for ...
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Oct. 13 2017
The basic wheelbarrow hasn’t changed much since Chuko Ziang, general of the Chinese army, used it to transport supplies along narrow embankments, around the year 200. However, in the last 20 years ...
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