March 30 2019
The Department of Homeland Security announced March 29 that it will issue an additional 30,000 H-2B visas for the remainder of fiscal year 2019. This is in addition to the initial cap of 66,000
March 29 2019
Photo courtesy of Santa Ana Police Department On Wednesday, March 27, Adrian Salgado was starting off his day as a landscaper in Santa Ana, California. That’s when thieves stole his pickup truc
March 28 2019
The Arbor Day Foundation, Lincoln, Nebraska, today announced the launch of its Time for Trees initiative, a commitment to plant 100 million trees in forests and communities worldwide by 2022 –
March 28 2019
A Louisiana lawn care company is going to be working for free for a while, donating 100 percent of its profits to a good cause. A story reported by Bess Casserleigh on WBRZ-TV, Baton Rouge and posted
March 28 2019
A Florida landscape company owner has discovered the hard way that it doesn’t pay to cheat on your taxes. A story by Sara Marino posted on the Treasure Coast Newspapers website cites a Departm
March 26 2019
Police in Los Angeles are looking for information about a ring of thieves who single out Latino landscape and construction workers, according to a story by Erika Martin broadcast on KTLA 5 News and po
March 26 2019
On March 19, a U.S. jury ruled that Bayer’s Roundup weed killer caused cancer, according to an article in Reuters. The German company, with U.S. headquarters in Whippany, New Jersey, l
March 26 2019
BrightView Landscapes, Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, and the U.S. National Park Service have announced a plan to make significant improvements to the grounds of one of America’s most treasur
March 26 2019
If you’re a landscape, maintenance or irrigation contractor in Florida, you should know that there is a bill being proposed in your state legislature that could require you to train all your outdoor ...
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March 25 2019
Imagine gazing at an expanse of serene blue water, watching waves gently lapping or listening to rain splash outside your window. You feel your heart beating slowly, your breathing deepening and those ...
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March 21 2019
A 67-year-old man was injured in Ramsey, New Jersey March 18th when a pallet of slate paving stones fell on top of him, according to a story reported by Rodrigo Torrejon and Tariq Zehawi in the North
March 20 2019
Incorporating new plants in your palette not only keeps your landscapes looking fresh to customers but keeps your job new and exciting too. Each year, new plant varieties with unique, vibrant colors, eyecatching ...
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March 19 2019
Some Bakersfield, California residents recovering from substance abuse will be able to enjoy a tranquil, healing refuge thanks to a group of landscape contractors. According to a story by Joseph Luiz
March 18 2019
The Bayou Lawn and Landscape Services teamLandscape Workshop, Birmingham, Alabama, recently completed the acquisition of certain assets of Bayou Lawn and Landscape Services based in Valparaiso, Florid
March 15 2019
John Joestgen has been named to the newly created position of chief operating officer at David J. Frank Landscape Contracting Inc., Germantown, Wisconsin, one of the largest landscape contractors in t
March 15 2019
A couple in Forsyth County, Georgia, is out $8,500 for landscape work that was never started, and the man who promised to do it for them has been arrested, according to a story by Alexander Popp poste
March 13 2019
Weston Appelfeller, CSFM (certified sports field manager), turf manager for the Austin FC professional soccer team and director of professional facilities for the Sports Turf Managers Association, Law
March 11 2019
YellowBanks Lawn and Landscaping, based in Owensboro, Kentucky, has expanded with the construction of its new headquarters, according to an article in the Owensboro Times. Owner Larry Rob
March 11 2019
Weed Man Lawn Care, an Oshawa, Ontario-based company, has been named one of Franchise Direct's Top 100 Global Franchises for 2019. The company is ranked number 31 on the list, moving
March 8 2019
On Feb. 12, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s board doubled the rebates in its turf replacement program from $1 to $2 per square foot. It also increased the eligible are