April 15 2017
One of the biggest issues our industry is facing is a shortage of labor. As more Baby Boomers retire, landscape companies are finding their available worker pool growing smaller each year. Plus, with talk ...
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Sept. 16 2015
Who doesn’t want to do something special for the holidays? For many property owners that means long strings of bulbs festooning their rooflines, trees, and shrubs. Shopping centers and retail stores ...
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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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May 26 2015
The owner of landscape business “Las Tres Mujeres” in Parksley, Delaware, was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to one count each of conspiracy to defraud the governm
May 15 2015
In today's environment, the pressure to be competitive is enormous. Without implementing time management systems and using the tools and technology that are available, it is a foregone conclusion that ...
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Feb. 15 2013
The american taxpayer relief act of 2012 was signed into law on January 2, 2013. the legislation was anxiously awaited by Americans who didn’t want to go over the “fiscal cliff” and face ...
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June 15 2009
The H-2B program was designed to legally and temporarily supply immigrant workers to American industries that struggle with labor shortages, especially those in the service areas (hotels, restaurants) ...
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Sept. 15 2009
Whether installing pipe, laying cable, or digging out space for hardscape or edging, trenching through packed earth can be hard on both people and equipment. The equipment that does your digging can have ...
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March 16 2012
While our work can be hazardous, it does not have to be deadly. However, according to the recent Bureau of Labor Statistic’s Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, between 2003 and 2006 there ...
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