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May 11 2015
Twenty years after producing the first solar-powered robotic mower, Husqvarna Group recently produced its 500,000th robotic mower. Their latest generation of mowers boasts a 70% reduction in electri ...
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May 11 2015
Starting August 1st, landscape contractors in North Carolina will be required to have a landscape contractors’ license from the North Carolina Landscape Contractors’ Licensing Board. The licensi ...
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May 9 2015
April 15 marked the beginning of the annual window when oak wilt can be transmitted from diseased to healthy red oak trees. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) warns that oak wilt is ...
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May 8 2015
Drought conditions may have everyone focused on irrigation or artificial turf, but sod companies in the state of California are looking at ways to stay green and natural. In response to the wave of ...
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May 7 2015
This month, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (CAL OSHA) will be implementing new state regulations for heat illness prevention in outdoor workers. Employers of outdoo ...
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May 7 2015
The floor of a woman’s home caved in due to a severe termite infestation, and she claims the issue was caused in part by Absolute Lawn Care LA LLC in Harahan, Louisiana. She is suing the company ...
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May 6 2015
Yard Ease, an Austin, Texas-based lawn care service, is giving back to a community in need, while delivering high-quality services. The company is providing lawn care jobs for people with disabiliti ...
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May 6 2015
A landscape business was fined $29,000 by the state Health Department in Honolulu, Hawaii, for illegal dumping. Glad’s Landscaping and Tree Trimming was hired by the state Land Department in 2010 ...
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May 5 2015
Neil Mitchell’s lawn care business in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, took a considerable hit when a riding mower and other equipment were stolen from his company. Mitchell has cerebral palsy, and particularly ...
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May 5 2015
The American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA) headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, has launched a “We the People” petition to gain presidential support for rainwater harvesting. Altho ...
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May 4 2015
Landscape professionals in the state of Rhode Island can look forward to enriching their business portfolio by getting green-certified. The state Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has jus ...
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May 4 2015
The Weathermatic Board of Directors has elected Malcolm S. Morris as its chairman of the board. Morris currently serves as chairman of Stewart Title Guaranty Company, one of the largest real estate ...
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May 2 2015
Foothill College in Palo Alto, California, has been recognized by the Silicone Valley Water Conservation Awards Coalition for its impressive water-saving projects. The college’s environmental hort ...
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May 1 2015
An employee of Moscow and Lewiston Landscaping in Lewiston, Idaho, was trapped in his truck as it dangled over the edge of a cliff. His truck was suspended by a few links in a chain fence when contr ...
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April 30 2015
Sheriff Deputies and SWAT teams recently surrounded the home of an alleged trailer and landscape equipment thief in Cache County, Utah, to execute a search warrant. Kurtis Joe Konkright was apprehen ...
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April 30 2015
Natural Concerns, a Baltimore, Maryland-based landscape business that hires the majority of their workforce from programs that offer “second chances,” believes that the future of the landscape i ...
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April 29 2015
The Davey Tree Expert Company, Kent, Ohio, continues its expansion by making acquisitions. They recently acquired Delaware-based Kerns Brothers Tree Service and Landscaping, marking their eighth pur ...
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April 29 2015
April is truly a month of green with Lawn Care, Earth Day and National Day of Service all in the same month. It gives landscape professionals an opportunity to donate their services to community-bas ...
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April 28 2015
The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has reported that there has been a 57 percent increase in fatalities across the industrial sector, which includes the landscaping business. Th ...
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April 28 2015
One of the largest lawn-care products makers in the world has just gotten bigger. Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, headquartered in Marysville, Ohio, has just acquired an industry-leading supplier of hy ...
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