Sept. 28 2017
Mauro Yanes died doing what he was always known for: wielding his tools and helping a person in need. The 65-year-old resident of Clewiston, Florida, was last seen giving assistance during the post-Hu ...
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Sept. 27 2017
The Lawn Company, based in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, will payout refunds to thousands of customers for abusive and illegal debt-collection practices, according to the state’s Attorney General.It wa ...
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Sept. 27 2017
Five years after starting his first job with a landscape crew in the suburbs of Seattle, Washington, Fredi Dubon decided he had enough and called it quits. Dubon, a 28-year-old immigrant from El Salva ...
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Sept. 26 2017
A man from Shelton, Connecticut, was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly shooting “noisy” landscapers with a pellet gun. The landscape crew claimed that they saw a man with a rifle, with no sh ...
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Sept. 26 2017
Ground was broken recently for a new water reuse project designed to help the city of Santa Monica, California, reduce its dependency on imported water. The Santa Monica Clean Beached Project will in ...
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Sept. 25 2017
When a Georgetown, South Carolina homeowner found a drone in her backyard, she asked her landscape contractor, Mickey Cloos, to throw it away. Instead, he Googled the device and discovered that it’s ...
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Sept. 25 2017
In early May, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) issued a Cease Operations Order against Sunset Tree Service & Landscaping of Bay City, Michigan. MIOSHA clai ...
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Sept. 23 2017
Why are the majority of landscape professionals still using toxic chemicals, even though the organic approach has been proven successful on residential and commercial properties? There are severa ...
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Sept. 22 2017
Americans love their lawns, but a North Carolina-based author wants professional landscapers and homeowners to consider other members of the grass family. Brie Gluvna Arthur, the self-described “Cr ...
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Sept. 21 2017
An 11-year-old boy named Frank wrote to President Trump last month, offering to mow the lawn at the White House. He wrote, “It would be my honor to mow the White House lawn,” adding that he ...
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Sept. 21 2017
Irrigation has gone underground at a park in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and officials couldn’t be more thrilled. A subsurface drip system was installed as part of a pilot project to see if it could re ...
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Sept. 20 2017
Ariens Company has donated $10,000 to the Equipment Dealers Association’s (EDA) Disaster Relief Fund, to help equipment dealerships and their employees in Hurricane Harvey’s affected areas surroun ...
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Sept. 20 2017
“Los Alamos Park has approximately 404,000 square feet of turf,” said Jennifer Cregar, a project supervisor for the Energy and Sustainability Initiatives Division. This makes it one of the largest ...
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Sept. 19 2017
For the fourth summer in five years, the nation’s second busiest airport has turned to a herd of goats and sheep to clear the shaggy brush surrounding its miles-long perimeter. It’s a tool that ci ...
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Sept. 19 2017
Cleanup after Hurricane Irma has been a massive undertaking since the destructive storm hit Florida and its neighboring states recently. So far, there have been many of supporters who have respo ...
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Sept. 18 2017
Ariens Company has named Larry Weyer as group president of its power equipment division. Weyers will lead all aspects of product development, manufacturing, supply chain, as well as sales and marketin ...
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Sept. 18 2017
The Toro Company has announced that Richard M. Olson has been elected chairman of the company and will assume the position in early November. Michael J. Hoffman, current chairman of the board, will re ...
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Sept. 16 2017
Amidst the terrible devastation and loss of life wrought by Hurricane Harvey, one iconic landmark has continued to stand its ground. The 1,000-year-old Big Tree at Goose Island State Park near R ...
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Sept. 15 2017
Two Brownsville, Texas men paid a heavy price just for mowing their lawns. Both of them died after receiving hundreds of stings from a swarm of Africanized honeybees that suddenly attacked them. It’ ...
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Sept. 14 2017
The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey is being felt everywhere in the country, as fuel prices continue to soar. That’s an especially big blow to landscape contractors who depend heavily on gasoline to p ...
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