Sept. 19 2018
The International Erosion Control Association Region One, Aurora, Colorado, recently held the annual board of director’s election for terms beginning February 2019. Adam L Dibble, CPESC-IT, CESS ...
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Sept. 18 2018
Westhook Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm focused exclusively on the lower middle market, has announced it has made an investment in Metco Landscape, a provider of landscaping in
Sept. 17 2018
Enhanced Landscape Management, the maintenance division of Landscape Development Inc. with headquarters located in Valencia, California, has concluded the asset purchase of Chateau Landscape Inc
Sept. 14 2018
Landscapers can’t be too careful when picking up debris. With the increased use of illicit drugs like heroin, they are at a heightened risk of coming into contact with needles that are not dis
Sept. 13 2018
Meadowood Senior Living, Worcester, Pennsylvania, selected Design for Generations LLC, Medford, New Jersey, and Eric’s Nursery and Garden Center, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, to design and develop
Sept. 13 2018
Shutterstock The coal-country town of Thurmond, West Virginia, located at a bend of the New River, is practically a ghost town, a fact that has been used to draw tourists to the area. Its populat
Sept. 11 2018
The green industry labor crisis has many contractors wondering where their future landscape workforce is going to come from. According to an article published in the Albany Herald, your local Job Corp
Sept. 11 2018
Shutterstock It’s often said that thieves will steal anything that isn’t nailed down — or that hasn’t yet grown roots. A woman in Paradise Hills, California lost her brand-new lawn ...
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Sept. 10 2018
Josh Johnson Houston Engineering Inc., Fargo, North Dakota, has hired Josh Johnson, PLA, ASLA, to lead the company’s landscape architecture services for all locations. He has more than 20 years ...
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Sept. 10 2018
Siegmund Landscape Supply, Stayton, Oregon, has hired Chad Storey as its new manager. He has more than 17 years of experience operating his own landscape design business, according to an article in th
Sept. 7 2018
In a world that is trying to be increasingly environmentally friendly, natural turf and its alternatives have created a perpetual tug-of-war over the best approach. In this month’s cover story, landscapers ...
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Sept. 6 2018
Shutterstock Landscape workers in Utah can have pretty much any job they want, according to a story reported by KUTV and published on its website. The situation is great for workers, but bad for
Sept. 4 2018
Monarch butterfly caterpillarSteven Katovich, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org As if the endangered Monarch butterfly didn’t have enough problems, officials in Kingsley, Michigan are concerne
Aug. 29 2018
Ecoturf Inc., Temecula, California, recently installed 25,000 square feet of SGW's Everglade Fescue Light and Multiplay Sport in this spacious backyard. Both products offer a drainage rate of 30+
Aug. 29 2018
The National Association of Landscape Professionals, Fairfax, Virginia, through its Industry Growth Initiative, says it has been working aggressively to attract employees to the landscape indust
Aug. 28 2018
Shutterstock There is a deer population explosion going on in Azle, Texas, according to a story in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. And landscapes are paying the price. The city, with a populatio
Aug. 27 2018
A landscape business owner in Stillwater, Minnesota, thought he was out to mow a lawn Aug. 20, but as it turned out, he was able to have a far greater impact in a Stillwater, Minnesota, neighborhood w
Aug. 27 2018
The use of leaf blowers is increasingly under attack in communities across the country. Some are calling for a blanket ban on this equipment, regardless of its power source. Many of the arguments for
Aug. 22 2018
In Houston, a four-man landscape crew was held up at gunpoint, according to a story published on the KHOU-11 website. The thief then escaped with $30,000 worth of equipment — but he didn’t ...
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Aug. 21 2018
Former Nebraska state legislators are leading the charge to raise funds to complete a project at the state Capitol Building in Lincoln. According to an article in the Lincoln Journal Star, the s