Oct. 1 2018
ShutterstockHurricane Florence has left more than wreckage in its wake; it’s also exposed at least one unscrupulous contractor who was apparently willing to take advantage of the storm’s victims ...
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Sept. 27 2018
Another tragic on-the-job death to report, this time of a man who owned a tree-trimming and landscape company in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California. His family is suing for wrongful death, according to a
Sept. 25 2018
Shutterstock A dispute over whether or not some bushes should be trimmed ended with a landscaper looking down the barrel of a gun, according to a story published in the Gulfport Gabber. Fr
Sept. 24 2018
A Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, landscaping company has a new set of owners, and those owners are no stranger to the business. Marty Owens and Tim Eilbes took it over from Dan Keel and Bob Biel. According
Sept. 20 2018
Shutterstock The green industry always responds generously in the face of fires, floods, tornadoes, hurricanes and other natural disasters. The latest example is the folks from United Tree &
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+