Dec. 4 2017
There’s a new app in town, and it creates a convenient way for homeowners to coordinate an emergency snowplow. Called SnoHub, it is a mobile app that connects customers with on-demand snow-plowing s ...
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Dec. 4 2017
Bob Fragala died of a heart attack at his winter home in Desert Hot Springs, California; he was 75 years old. Fragala was co-founder of Stateline Irrigation Supply in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts. He ...
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Dec. 2 2017
In the United States, yields from four major crops will drop by as much as 40 percent on average by the end of the century due to a warming climate, according to a recent study in the Journal of Scien ...
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Dec. 1 2017
New Mexico State Attorney General Hector Balderas is warning of landscaping and construction contractors who promise to do work and take people’s money for doing so, but then never complete the job ...
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Nov. 30 2017
During the wine country fires in Oakland Hills, California, 26 years ago, the state of each house’s surrounding landscape had an effect on whether or not the house survived. Survivors are sharing th ...
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Nov. 30 2017
Lou Palazzi Jr., 63, is the third-generation owner of Palazzi Landscape Gardening of Dunmore and Newfoundland in Pennsylvania. The company is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Lou Jr.’s grandfathe ...
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Nov. 29 2017
A radically sustainable master plan and design for a college campus building could be the first of its kind. The future Interdisciplinary Science & Technology building, on the Arizona State Univer ...
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Nov. 29 2017
Barely three months ago, Hurricane Harvey had dumped a year’s worth of rain in just five days on Houston, Texas. Since then, a deficit in rainfall has been building that now measures up to 12 inches ...
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Nov. 28 2017
When fires erupted across Sonoma and Napa counties in California last month, insurance companies deployed private crews to protect more than 450 clients’ homes, a practice that offers additional pro ...
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Nov. 28 2017
The widow of a landscaper who died after being stung by thousands of bees while working at a homeowner’s property has filed a lawsuit in Pima County, Arizona. The suit alleges that gross negligence ...
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Nov. 27 2017
Candido Valadares, 57, operates two Norwalk, Connecticut-based landscaping businesses, Candide's Landscaping and Water Gardens, and Candide Contractor & Natural Pools. He also provides snow- ...
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Nov. 27 2017
Growing a landscape business is a 24/7 proposition. As the owner, main marketer, top salesperson and the one in charge of hiring and firing, it’s easy to feel alone in your job. But there is a group ...
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Nov. 25 2017
We write all the time about thieves targeting landscape companies, and it looks like those few companies that offer grazing services in place of mowing are also not immune to this problem. Allegheny G ...
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Nov. 24 2017
California’s Mesa Water District board members voted unanimously to raise water rates by as much as five percent per year for the next five years. This was despite objections from some customers who ...
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Nov. 23 2017
A tree removal project in Traverse City, Michigan, will bring an opportunity to replace dying trees with healthy ones and kick-start a forestry management plan for both the Grand Traverse County Civic ...
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Nov. 23 2017
When Brian Kolwicz of Kolwicz Landscaping in Danbury, Connecticut, heard about the need to landscape a Vietnam Memorial in Danbury, he knew he had to do the right thing. Here was his chance to donate ...
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Nov. 22 2017
Crews from the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD) rushed to the scene. Battalion Chief Glen Holder said the landscape worker had improperly tied the safety ropes to the tree he was trimming. “I ...
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Nov. 22 2017
King Innovation recently announced that it has acquired Blazing Products, Inc., a manufacturer of irrigation products in Chesterfield, Missouri. Blazing Products has developed several key irrigation b ...
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Nov. 21 2017
Weathermatic has announced that it has appointed a new president for the wholesale irrigation division. Fred March will take over this new position, effective April 1, 2018. March been associated with ...
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Nov. 21 2017
The police department in The Hamptons, New York, has called for an immediate halt to the deployment of leaf blower drones, after stating that the technology has not yet been sufficiently tested. The b ...
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