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Unusual landscape crew is enlisted to help clear park of invasive vine.
Small California smart irrigation company joins global giant.
Lessons are learned about life, along with job skills.
Thieves “sod off” with woman’s roll of sod in daring daylight turf heist.
Asian long-horned tick considered bigger threat to livestock than humans.

Unusual landscape crew is enlisted to help clear park of invasive....
Thieves “sod off” with woman’s roll of sod....
Lessons are learned about life, along with job skills.
Josh Johnson to lead new division.
In a world that is trying to be increasingly environmentally....

Thanks to WI-FI, smartphones or home hubs are controlling just about every aspect of a......
Their teacher believes in “learning by doing.”
In one year of franchising, it is now servicing over 50 territories across the U.S.......
When putting together or repairing a sprinkler system, you need the right fitting for......
ET weather station and Water My Yard app are available to Concho Valley region.
More than 36 million gallons of water were saved as a result of this project.


Small California smart irrigation company joins global giant.
Several hedge funds, company insiders buy and sell shares.
Landscape Development Inc. President and CEO Gary Horton explains how his company has been able to survive......

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Turf tug of war


In a world that is trying to be increasingly environmentally friendly, landscapers face off on the pros and cons of natural turf and its alternatives.

It's bright green. It's cool to the touch. It's soft under your feet. It's everything your client could ever want for a yard. But it's also a lot of work, it's costly to treat and water, and it attracts bugs and vermin. Not to mention, the kids and the dog are always tracking dirt from it into the house. Is all that hassle to have a grass yard really worth it?
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