Dec. 20 2016
A man in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has been arrested for scamming elderly victims by pretending to be a landscape contractor and water inspector. Sonny Mitchell was given $1,500 in cash to seal his vic ...
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Dec. 20 2016
Sources of power could soon be found in decorative landscaping. Newwind, a French wind-power company, has developed the Wind Tree. The massive tree-like sculpture features several ‘leaves,’ ...
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Dec. 19 2016
One man is bringing the joy of nature along with the joy of the holidays. Mike Karl, owner of The Cutting Edge Landscaping Company in Sparta, New Jersey, recently invited children in the area to paint ...
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Dec. 19 2016
SiteOne Landscapes has announced that is has acquired East Haven Landscape Products (EHLP). EHLP started in East Haven, Connecticut, in 1978,and is a distributor of nursery, hardscapes and landscape s ...
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Dec. 17 2016
Two people have been arrested in connection with two massive theft rings spanning across eight cities in Kentucky and Tennessee. Marcus Antonio McKay and Jerry Lee Baker were both apprehended in conne ...
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Dec. 16 2016
The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has reported that 26.45 inches of precipitation has been recorded at Bowman Reservoir through November. The 26.45-inch mark equals 192 percent of average for this ...
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Dec. 15 2016
Franchising isn’t just for coffee shops and burger joints anymore. All sorts of small businesses, from landscape maintenance to dental offices, have had a boost in joining franchises. According to a ...
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Dec. 15 2016
An altercation between two landscape workers has left one dead. John Robert Sim, a greenskeeper, shot Julio Garcia on the golf course at the Hurricane Creek Country Club in Anna, Texas. Both Sim and ...
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Dec. 14 2016
A New Jersey landscape contractor and his brother are using Christmas lights to get into the limelight. Bill Kloos, owner of Landscape Craftsmen in East Brunswick, and his brother Ryan will be feature ...
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Dec. 14 2016
One hardworking young man has overcome his disabilities to run a successful landscape company in Weymouth, Massachusetts. At only 20 years old, Anthony DiNatale, who owns DiNatale Landscaping, had alw ...
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Dec. 13 2016
Landscape companies may soon be able to put ‘grass art’ into their offered services. Researchers at the University of Tokyo in Japan have created Grassfiti, a machine that ‘moves’ grass to cre ...
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Dec. 13 2016
Florida might be looking at dry lawns and stilled sprinklers this winter. After an unusually warm and dry November, water managers are saying that these past few dry weeks could stretch on throughout ...
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Dec. 12 2016
Earlier this year in Thousand Oaks, California, the North Ranch Neighborhood Park went online with a new irrigation system that used reclaimed water in place of potable water. The project cost about $ ...
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Dec. 12 2016
A reverend in Vancouver, Washington, takes his ministry out of the church and onto the neighborhood lawns. Mowtown Teen Lawn Care, run by Reverend Matt Overton, employs local teens and young adults to ...
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Dec. 10 2016
The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) first came to the U.S. in 2002, and has since been blamed for the deaths of tens of millions of ash trees. The borer entered Arkansas in 2014, and now there are confirmed c ...
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Dec. 9 2016
Six lawn care companies and a D.C. trade association are challenging Montgomery County, Maryland’s upcoming ban on cosmetic pesticides. Bill 52-14 prohibits the use of pesticides on private and coun ...
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Dec. 8 2016
In 2007, the city of Rome, Georgia, was in the middle of a desperate drought. The city had to extend a portable pump into the Oostanaula River just to ensure that there would be enough drinking water ...
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Dec. 8 2016
Johnathan Chatman dreams of owning a fleet of neon-green landscaping vans with “Chatman Bros. Landscaping” painted on the sides. For right now, the high school senior from Macon, Georgia, mows wha ...
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Dec. 7 2016
When David Ravischieri, president of DVR Inc., a swimming pool and coping contractor in Jupiter, Florida, started hooking up irrigation systems on properties in the Abacoa community development, he di ...
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Dec. 7 2016
A landscape contractor in Charleston, South Carolina, was victim to a theft on Thanksgiving Day. New Leaf Landscape Management owner Skip Murray lost nearly $140,000 worth of landscape equipment, incl ...
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