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June 20 2015
Randy Becker, owner of Cornerstone Landscaping in Tulsa, Oklahoma, recently had his entire life stolen on his lunch break. He returned from his midday meal to find a thief had taken his truck and tr ...
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June 19 2015
Researchers in Nelsonville, Ohio, are exploring using a non-chemical to help manage the invasive species ailanthus altissima, also known as the tree of life. They are using a native fungus to wipe t ...
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June 18 2015
Given the record snowfall that occurred in Massachusetts this year, it seems unlikely that the area should run out of water. Nevertheless, that is expected to be the case this summer in the So ...
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June 18 2015
Gripped by a prolonged drought, Arizona faces possible cuts to its main water supply in the next 18 months. Yet residents face none of the restrictions imposed on their neighbors in California. T ...
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June 17 2015
When it comes to an irrigation system, contractors are not the only people privy to its components, which are usually hidden underground. Spanish architect Andres Jaque’s art installation COSMO in ...
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June 17 2015
In DeKalb County, Georgia, miscommunications between the county and contractors have resulted in a landscape screw-up. A $7 million underground water and gas line replacement project called for 165 ...
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June 16 2015
Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) recently acquired the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) rating system. The rating system can be used on any landscape development project, with or w ...
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June 16 2015
While the saying “leaves of three, let it be” alludes to ignoring poison ivy, the reality of the plant’s proliferation in Allentown, Pennsylvania, means the landscape industry should be giving ...
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June 15 2015
The winner of a five-year, three-million-dollar contract to perform snow removal, landscape work and masonry for the New York Power Authority (NYPA) offices in White Plains, New York, is in a lot of ...
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June 15 2015
After seeing the poor condition of Valley View Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Manhattan, Kansas, on television, Jeremy Main decided to jump in and help. His company, Main Lawn and Landscaping, visited ...
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June 13 2015
A trailer and thousands of dollars’ worth of landscaping equipment was stolen overnight in Clay County, Florida. Clint Castle, owner of Castle Quality Landscaping, said that he checked on his equi ...
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June 12 2015
With the continuing drought pushing alternatives to turf, even artificial turf is getting serious consideration, and California State Senator Jerry Hill is warning about its dangers. “Around the c ...
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June 11 2015
Four years ago, Matt Warren, a musician, had squandered all the money from his first single record, and lost his publishing deal. He was doing landscape work with a high school friend just to get by ...
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June 11 2015
ICL Specialty Fertilizer is a name you’ll become familiar with in the coming years. Everris, Fuentes, Nu3, Novapeak, and F&C have all joined forces to form ICL. Split into three divisions cove ...
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June 10 2015
Officials in Kendall County, Illinois, are confused over how to differentiate a lawn care business from a landscape business. They are considering a zoning ordinance amendment to allow lawn care bus ...
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June 10 2015
The seemingly never-ending rains that swept over Amarillo, Texas, in recent weeks have turned the city green with foliage. But across town, weeds and grass are taking over. In response, property own ...
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June 9 2015
To honor the legacy of David M. Lilly, The Toro Company’s fourth president and former dean of what now is the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, The Toro Company has establi ...
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June 9 2015
The Department of Public Works in Northampton, Massachusetts, recently announced water restrictions for nonessential usage between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. until further notice. This is the fi ...
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June 8 2015
When Adam Harrell was fourteen, he began a major drug habit that he financed primarily through shoplifting. This practice landed him in prison at the tender age of 19. Because he was neither violent ...
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June 8 2015
An audit conducted at the Department of Homeland Security in Maryland has revealed that as many as 5,000 H-2B visas remain unused. Starting June 5th, businesses in the state were able to apply for t ...
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