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April 15 2015
Various environmental issues have been plagued the nation--drought, carbon footprints and pollution--and the landscape industry has, unfortunately, been a contributor. To reduce their role in aggrav ...
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April 14 2015
A veteran-owned landscape business in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has been forced to close, temporarily at least, due to equipment theft. In what can be described as “karma,” another veteran busine ...
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April 14 2015
A landscape contractor from Wilmington, North Carolina, has developed a new method to successfully kill ground pearls. Ground pearls are small, round scale insects found intertwined with the roots o ...
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April 13 2015
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has finally concluded their investigation of the fatal trench collapse that killed two landscape employees in Boonton Township, New Jersey, s ...
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April 13 2015
Due to issues with the H2-B visa program, one landscape contractor in Towson, Maryland, is missing more than 50 percent of its workforce. Gibson’s Landscapes, Inc., is scrambling to put together a ...
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April 10 2015
Nano Defense Solutions in Saint Augustine, Florida, is being ordered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take their products, ‘BioStorm’ and ‘NanoStrike,’ off the market. These p ...
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April 10 2015
The owners of Buffalo’s Tri-Main Center want to make their mixed-use facility more environmentally friendly. Tri-Main Development LLC is seeking city approval to install a ‘green roof’ on top ...
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April 9 2015
Officials have found a new way to combat street flooding in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Urban Conservancy will be launching their Front Yard Initiative (FYI) to help connect landscape contractors an ...
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April 9 2015
A New Jersey landscaping company has agreed to settle a claim of price gouging and other deceptive practices that allegedly occurred during Superstorm Sandy. Stephens Landscaping of Long Branch, New ...
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April 8 2015
The Department of Homeland Security has announced that it has filled its quota for second half of the fiscal year. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has reached ...
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April 8 2015
The Texas Turf Irrigation Association (TTIA) has been the state-level professional association for licensed irrigation professionals in Texas since 1965. It is excited to announce its name change t ...
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April 8 2015
The eCommerce giant Amazon.com is expanding its sales portfolio to include landscape contractors. The site will be launching Amazon Home Services, which will allow service-based businesses to sell t ...
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April 7 2015
Commerce Corporation of Baltimore, Maryland, was a family business that grew to become one of the largest lawn and garden supplies distributors in the East Coast. It boasted annual revenue of ...
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April 7 2015
Spring may be the high season for most landscape businesses, but it’s expected to be one of the worst pollen seasons for allergy-prone contractors and crews in Leesburg, Florida. In fact, pollen l ...
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April 6 2015
California Governor Jerry Brown is asking for state landscapes to turn from green to brown. The snow level in California is the lowest it’s been in 65 years, prompting him to issue mandator ...
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April 6 2015
Knowing how important it is to promote lawn care and educate consumers, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (formerly PLANET), and the Lawn Institute want to heighten public awarene ...
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April 3 2015
When a 2013 fire engulfed Scott’s Landscaping in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania, owner Scott Burk was determined to prevent his business from going down in flames. Now, 16 months later, Burk is finally ...
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April 3 2015
Mulch fires have plagued the city of Harrisonburg, Virginia, for almost a year. One local business, O’Neil’s Grill, switched their landscape from mulch to rocks after a lit cigarette caused a de ...
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April 2 2015
New signs posted on residential lawns in the borough of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, may be an opportunity for local landscape contractors to add to their routes. Borough officials recently decided t ...
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April 2 2015
Since outside maintenance of their property is tough on a lot of seniors, officials in Brook Park, Ohio, may start a unique program of vouchers to help senior citizens pay crews to cut lawns a ...
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