Sept. 15 2017
Let’s talk about how you can get your green industry leadership team to break down some barriers and connect with each other ...
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Sept. 16 2015
Once a male-dominated profession, the playing field in the green industry has changed as more and more women enter the field. We’d like to introduce you to three businesses and the influence these ...
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Dec. 15 2014
You can look at the outside of a house and tell instantly if its owners are interested in today’s green technology. No matter how old the neighborhood itself may be, the telltale signs of the house ...
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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 1 2015
At the pump, Americans choose their gas based on price, and don’t pay attention to warning labels, according to a poll by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI). The online poll found that ...
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May 27 2015
Since the Propane Mower Incentive Program began three years ago, almost 3,000 applications have been submitted by landscape contractors seeking funds to purchase propane-powered mowers, or convert t ...
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May 18 2015
John Deere Landscapes, LLC announced today the acquisition of AMC Industries. ...
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Dec. 15 2014
You can look at the outside of a house and tell instantly if its owners are interested in today’s green technology. No matter how old the neighborhood itself may be, the telltale signs of the house ...
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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
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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March 16 2015
When it comes to cleaning out a pond, people often make a mountain out of a molehill. Everyone, contractors included, seems to worry about the idea of completely draining a pond once a year. Cleaning ...
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Oct. 14 2013
Twenty to thirty years ago, a revolution swept through the automobile world like a hurricane—and now it’s making its impact on the green industry. Driven by rising gas prices in the 1970s and ...
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Sept. 16 2013
Many young people graduating from high school don't have a clue as to what to be when they 'grow up'. David Katz, founder and president of Elite Landscaping in Poughkeepsie, New York, was not one of them. ...
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July 16 2013
Ivy Munion was an early trailblazer. Today, she is considered to be one of the top irrigation consultants/designers in the landscape business. How did she get this far in a male-dominated industry, you ...
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April 16 2013
When you think of going green, the Progressive Auto Insurance Company probably doesn’t spring to mind. But you might want to think again.… Over the years, as Progressive Insurance grew, it ...
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April 16 2013
When his school day was finished and on Saturdays, young Glenn Jacobsen would work with his father. Jacobsen senior worked at an electric company and in a tree care business on a part-time basis. “As ...
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April 21 2008
One year out of high school, Michael Byrne made the decision to get into the landscaping business. He held a summer job at that time, repairing lawn care equipment at a mower repair shop ...
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April 21 2008
Never afraid to get his hands dirty, Carl McCord, the son of farmers in the Abilene, Texas area, knew how to work the soil and grow plants. However, when he was growing up he thought he wanted to pursue ...
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