July 12 2017
Last Wednesday, Abel de Jesus Monroy, 27, viscously and without reason attacked Judith Guido, chairperson at Guido & Associates, at her home in Moorpark, California. He has been arrested and is be ...
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July 12 2017
A new operating model has popped up in Charlotte, North Carolina, where a startup landscape business is betting on the success of robotic mowers. HomeVP, started by Woody Chin and Nick Sagnella, launc ...
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July 12 2017
The owner of a landscape company in Clifton Park, New York, had no idea that his $10 purchase would go so far in funding his company’s expansion. When Anthony Iavarone asked his friend to buy him a ...
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July 11 2017
Fred Whyte, former president, CEO and chairman of the board of STIHL, passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017, after a battle with an aggressive form of cancer. He was surrounded by his family at his home ...
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July 11 2017
Recently, an overheated landscape worker in Satellite Beach, Florida, jumped into a canal to cool off, had a seizure, and passed out. He had to be hospitalized. Another landscape worker in Edinburgh ...
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July 10 2017
Prescription Landscape, Inc., a commercial landscape services and snow removal provider based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota area, has acquired Arketa Outdoor Services from Arteka Companies, L ...
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July 8 2017
Keeping a well-manicured lawn is a priority for a lot of people. Just ask the Kootenai County Fire and Rescue Department in Idaho. Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) responded to a call for a cardi ...
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July 7 2017
The Illinois legislature has passed a bill to protect the state’s immigrant population, in response to a growing atmosphere of anxiety. Now, the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA) is ...
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July 6 2017
As clients venture out onto their patios for holiday barbecues and al fresco get-togethers, you might want to consider offering a patio-furniture cleaning service. Check the manufacturer’s instructi ...
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July 6 2017
A man with disabilities who started a lawn care business in Ogden, Utah, has been getting noticed. Mentor Mowing is a nonprofit organization that mows about 32 properties a week with a team of special ...
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July 5 2017
A landscape company president is being brought up on federal charges for failure to pay about $350,000 in back wages to 38 workers from the H-2B program. Court documents indicate that PAR Partnership ...
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July 5 2017
When Clate Mask wanted to remodel the backyard of his Gilbert Arizona home, he put in a call to the local landscape contracting companies. Mask is a business owner himself, and valued the expertise of ...
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July 4 2017
Officials in Cedar Park, Texas, have implemented a twice-weekly irrigation program to further the city’s water conservation efforts for the summer. A schedule based on house numbers is in place, wit ...
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July 4 2017
Not all heroes wear capes, but some do wield chainsaws. For ten hours, residents of a Memphis, Tennessee neighborhood had been trapped, cut off from the main road by a felled tree, after Tropical Depr ...
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July 3 2017
Richard Douglas Hyatt of Hot Springs, Arkansas, is going to be spending the next four years in prison, after conning a local couple into paying him more than $3,300 for landscaping work that was never ...
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July 3 2017
Jurors in Lenox, Massachusetts, awarded $750,000 to a former landscape worker, after he fell from a roof while working for a business that did not carry worker’s compensation insurance. Jose Hernan ...
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July 1 2017
Mark Maslow owns Southern Landscape Group Inc., in Evington, Virginia. He began offering the Landscaping Short Course as an opportunity for students to get their hands dirty, and learn about the green ...
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June 30 2017
Landscape professionals are being encouraged to attend workshops and seminars on keeping little fire ants (LFA) at bay by a county-wide partnership along the western coast of Hawaii’s Big Island. Pr ...
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June 29 2017
Formerly a drug addict living on the streets, Alain Toubes started Tech 1 Landscaping two years ago, to turn his life around. He built his business to support his wife and three young children, ages f ...
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