June 1 2018
Howard Desjarlais, a Regina, Saskatchewan resident, lost both his legs from the knee down after two separate accidents. He began mowing lawns and picking up odd jobs as a way to make money as he searc
June 1 2018
South Carolina has been declared drought-free for the first time in two years after heavy rainfall has resulted in improved conditions, according to Greenville News.It was reported that the state has
May 31 2018
The Toro Company, Bloomington, Minnesota, has announced key promotions, including Rick Rodier’s appointment to vice president of Toro’s commercial business. Rodier, a 31-year veteran of the c
May 31 2018
William Bishop, owner of Bob Lenc Landscaping in Des Moines, Iowa, is being sued for hundreds of thousands of dollars in unfinished services, according to KCCI. Homeowner Terry Hicks says landsca
May 30 2018
Doug Finch joins K-Rain Manufacturing, Riviera Beach, Florida, as the new southwest regional sales manager. Finch brings 25 years of green industry experience to lead the sales team.Working in a varie
May 30 2018
Power Products, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, has announced the acquisition of King Innovation, O’Fallon, Missouri.King Innovation designs and manufacturers construction-grade products for the irrigat
May 30 2018
The National Association of Realtors, Chicago, and National Association of Landscape Professionals, Fairfax, Virginia, released the 2018 Remodeling Report: Outdoor Feature. The report goes into d
May 29 2018
A group of kids in Missouri have started their own lawn care business. Brothers, Luke Wright, 8, Gabe Wright, 9, and Noah Wright, 10, have started their own lawn care business called Wright Bros. Lawn
May 29 2018
The Aspire Software Co., Chesterfield, Missouri, hired four new team members: Charlotte Watson, database administrator; Sharon Dujon, account manager; Todd Weedman, client service software specialist
May 29 2018
Volunteers and students spent the morning of May 26 landscaping at Putnam Heights Elementary School in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to make the exterior of the school more beautiful.According to WEAU, lands
May 25 2018
Climatologists provided an update on May 23 on the drought situation in the Four Corners region of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah. The area is dealing with exceptional drought, which is t
May 24 2018
Heaviland Landscape ManagementThe Daily Transcript selected Bryal Hilton, a design and development planner at Heaviland Landscape Management in Vista, California, for their annual Top
May 24 2018
SiteOne Landscape Supply, Roswell, Georgia, announced the acquisition of Landscaper’s Choice Wholesale Nursery and Supply, Naples, Florida. Landscaper’s Choice distributes nursery and landsca
May 24 2018
South Fork Studio, a landscape architecture firm in Chestertown, Maryland, was recognized for the quality of one of its residential design projects by the American Society of Landscape Architects, Mar
May 24 2018
A Cut Off, Louisiana, man was charged with driving while intoxicated for riding his lawn mower along the side of the road while drunk.Officials saw Brian Cheramie riding his lawn mower around midnight
May 24 2018
The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), Washington, launched a new online initiative to reward outdoor power equipment dealers already listed on the Propane Equipment Dealer Point who enc
May 23 2018
San Marcos, Texas, will enter Stage 1 drought restrictions effective May 27 in response to dropping aquifer levels, according to KXAN.Stage 1 rules limit home car washing, washing of impervious
May 23 2018
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), Washington, www.asla.org released the results of its Business Quarterly survey.The survey asks quarterly benchmarks on key statistics includi
May 23 2018
A Porter Township, Indiana, resident was found dead under his lawnmower on May 19.Thomas Wilkening was mowing by a pond behind his home at about 9 p.m., according to Fox 32 Chicago. His fam
May 22 2018
A Pennsylvania man was struck and killed by a vehicle while riding his lawn mower. According to an article in the Times Tribune, The incident happened about 3:30 p.m. on May 22 along Green Grove