June 17 2017
More than a dozen lawsuits were filed this past December against Calhoun, Georgia, artificial turf manufacturer FieldTurf USA Inc., and now they will all be heard by a single judge. The plaintiffs cla ...
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June 15 2017
After a man with a lawncare business in Gardendale, Alabama, saw a teenage girl cutting grass in a neighborhood he’d been servicing, he threatened to call city council. It turns out that teens mowin ...
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June 15 2017
Leading Edge Lawn Care has grown in the five years since Lyndsay Tally and her husband founded it in Oologah, Oklahoma, and the business has prospered. The couple was looking for a way to pay their su ...
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June 14 2017
In Princeton, New Jersey, a group of residents who would like less noise in their neighborhoods has taken a softer approach than most such groups. Where organizations in other communities have lobbied ...
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June 14 2017
Southwest Florida is under water restrictions as a precautionary measure, in light of a particularly dry “dry season.” While micro-irrigation and hand-watering can be done at any time, lawn sprink ...
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June 13 2017
Equity firm CI Capital Partners, New York, New York, and tree and lawn care company SavATree, Bedford Hills, New York, recently announced that an affiliate of CI has acquired a majority interest in Sa ...
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June 13 2017
You can have too much of a good thing, and rain is no exception, according to Tom Condon, president of Northern Landscape in Chepacet, Rhode Island. “I’ve been doing this for more than 40 years, a ...
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June 12 2017
Just west of El Paso, Texas, is the Dona Ana County International Airport, and visitors have been taking notice of a recent landscape decision to replace gravel with brown crushed grass. “Just ...
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June 12 2017
Summer is upon us, and that means hot workdays. Landscape workers are being encouraged to use a revamped Heat Safety Tool mobile app that determines heat index values–a measure for how hot it feels� ...
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June 12 2017
The owner and vice president of a Cincinnati landscaping company have been federally indicted on fraud charges nearly two years to the day after the FBI raided their Newtown, Ohio offices. Doug Evans ...
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June 10 2017
A quality landscape, an outdoor living area and well-maintained grounds can pay dividends for home sellers trying to woo potential buyers. “Anyone wanting to sell his house needs to remember that b ...
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June 9 2017
The sharp disagreement between environmentalists and lawn care industry professionals on how turf should be fertilized during Florida’s rainy season has been simmering, but tensions came to a boil a ...
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June 8 2017
Residents in the New Jersey township of Livingston are being encouraged by officials to practice “grasscycling” when mowing their lawns. Grasscycling (similar to mulching) is the recycling of gras ...
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June 8 2017
This past April, the Governor of California, Jerry Brown, announced that the drought was over, and Homeowners Associations (HOAs) have wasted no time in requiring members to have green grass again. Un ...
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June 7 2017
A new housing subdivision at the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota, will be getting a system to treat and store rainwater, in an effort to reduce how much p ...
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June 7 2017
A recent set of numbers issued by the Labor Department shows just how difficult hiring is right now. The four-week moving average for the number of unemployment claims fell to the lowest level in 44 y ...
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June 6 2017
A Fayetteville, North Carolina boy is getting his first taste of entrepreneurship. “I can’t just sit in the house and play all my life. I have to get outside and do something, at least,” explain ...
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June 6 2017
A bill which recently passed through the Senate Commerce Committee is looking to do more to protect small businesses from digital threats. A bipartisan group of senators, including the committee Chair ...
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June 5 2017
Our furry friends don’t have to cause problems at job sites–but they might, if they’re not put away. Just ask David Lee Roth, the front man for the band Van Halen. Roth’s dog bit a landscape w ...
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June 5 2017
Landscape projects worth millions of dollars are shriveling up and dying across Florida. They're shrouded, scorched and losing their tropical luster. Water trucks can’t keep up with the drough ...
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