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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Dec. 6 2016
A group of multimillionaire Hillsborough, California residents has sued the town, claiming that its drought rules and penalties intended to keep people from over-watering big lawns are illegal. The ca ...
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Dec. 6 2016
In Fort Worth, Texas, a cooperative program between the local police and the insurance industry known as the COBRA unit is showing real results. The program focuses on thieves who go after vehicles or ...
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Dec. 5 2016
The Tampa, Florida-based 3D printing company EMS has teamed up with the Riviera Beach sprinkler company K-Rain to manufacture prototype sprinkler heads, according to a recent release. EMS provides 3D ...
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