Aug. 24 2017
BioCarbon Engineering, a company based in Oxford, England, will partner with the Worldview International Foundation (WIF) to plant hundreds of millions of trees each year. This is possible thanks to a ...
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Aug. 24 2017
The Norwalk, Connecticut police department is warning landscape contractors to be on the lookout for scammers posing as clients. A recent rash of fraud has targeted the green industry, and the attacks ...
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Aug. 23 2017
Linda McMahon has been head of the Small Business Administration for six months now, and she sees a split among the small business owners her agency is charged with helping. According to McMahon, they ...
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Aug. 23 2017
Immigration is a controversial subject, but one thing all sides can agree on is that immigration-related policies should not put anyone’s health and safety at risk. To that end, nearly every state a ...
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Aug. 22 2017
There’s a change of headquarters coming to the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), according to a recent announcement from the association. According to Kris Kiser, president and CEO of the or ...
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Aug. 22 2017
The manufacturing capacity at Briggs & Stratton Corporation is set to increase, as the company attempts to match the growing demand for, and sales of, its commercial mowers. The company recently a ...
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Aug. 21 2017
Pool Corporation, the parent company of green industry supplier Horizon, experienced an increase in stock-trading volume recently, up 142 percent over its normal daily volume. Atlanta Capital Manageme ...
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Aug. 21 2017
If the irrigation controllers that your clients have use cell data to communicate, you may want to give them a checkup today. To handle the data load, cell data carriers, like Verizon, have spent the ...
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Aug. 19 2017
Deputies in Van Buren County, Michigan, are no doubt receiving thanks from afar, after foiling a criminal enterprise and recovering tens of thousands of dollars in new equipment stolen from businesses ...
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Aug. 18 2017
A study from Colorado State University has found that only three percent of Colorado’s total water supply goes to landscaping. That three percent can have significant return on investment economical ...
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Aug. 17 2017
“Buyer beware,” is the message that Joel Bernstein shares when it comes to Chris Rukab, owner/operator of a landscape company in Vilano Beach, Florida. Bernstein hired Rukab to spread 22 bags of m ...
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Aug. 17 2017
The green industry covers a wide umbrella of companies. Every landscape company--from giants like Brightview all the way down to owner/operator companies with a few dozen clients--is part of the green ...
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Aug. 16 2017
In Kimberly, Wisconsin, Kathie Wegner is angry and frustrated, after being taken for $30,000 by a landscape company. Wegner hired Brian Schoenrock and Shaney’s Group, a New London, Wisconsin-based c ...
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Aug. 16 2017
You can keep your lawn green in Kure Beach, North Carolina, but it’ll cost you -- $4,000, to be exact. That’s the price of the irrigation meter you have to buy first. Yet, just a few miles up the ...
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Aug. 15 2017
Lee Edwards is the CEO of The Greenery, a landscape company with locations in Savannah, Georgia, Charleston, South Carolina, and Hilton Head Island, and he says the local labor market just isn’t wha ...
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Aug. 15 2017
Conserva Irrigation recently announced that it is expanding its franchise opportunities nationally. The franchise business model is built around the repair and maintenance of both commercial and resid ...
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Aug. 14 2017
To continue its commitment to the landscape irrigation and lighting market, Hunter Industries promoted Gene Smith to president of the landscape division. Recently, Smith had promoted Todd Polderman to ...
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Aug. 14 2017
From their Roswell, Georgia headquarters, SiteOne Landscape Supply recently announced the acquisition of regional green industry supplier South Coast Supply. South Coast was founded in 1981, and has t ...
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Aug. 12 2017
Leaves are falling already in Norman, Oklahoma. Not because the season has changed; it’s too early for that. They’re falling because they’ve been sprayed with an herbicide. And local property ow ...
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