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Local Waste Serves as Valuable Fertilizer


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The public works department for Columbus, Nebraska, is working on a pilot project that combines biosolids from the wastewater treatment plant with yard waste to create a compost to be used as a    More
 
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Landscaper Electrocuted in Mowing Accident


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A mowing accident ended up with one man being electrocuted. Johnnie Lee Walls of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, was killed recently in an attempt to free his co-worker’s mower from a tangled wire. Acc   More
 
Thursday, July 31, 2014

$20K Embezzled from Employer


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A landscape designer from Albuquerque, New Mexico, allegedly had an unconventional-- and illegal--way to pay off his personal debt. According to police, Gary Mares had his customers make checks out    More
 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Attempt to Trap Burglar with Potting Soil


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Marc Pelanconi, owner of Pelanconi Landscape, Inc., in Redding, California, and his crew were out early, 6:45 a.m., getting ready to work. One of his crew saw a man break a front window at a local    More
 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

City Offers Loans for Switching to Reclaimed Water


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Homeowners associations in Chandler, Arizona, can now obtain five-year loans from the city to convert the landscape irrigation systems on their properties to use reclaimed water, rather than drinkin   More
 
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Facebook Used Against Equipment Burglars


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Two men were caught on security cameras, sifting through trailers at the office of DiNunzio Landscaping and Snowplowing in Willowick, Ohio. Although nothing was taken from the property, police are l   More
 
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Mowing From a Smartphone


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Smartphone applications have granted people the ability to order everything on-demand from their phones--from a pizza to a ride home. Now they can order up a service for their lawns. Mowz is a free    More
 
Monday, July 28, 2014

Landscapes Can Enhance Security


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A property’s landscape can be more than just decorative. It can also be useful in keeping away pests and burglars, according to Angie Hicks, founder of the website Angie’s List. In a recent colu   More
 
Monday, July 28, 2014

Toro Distributor Award Recipients


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Each year, The Toro Company recognizes distributor personnel for their work in the customer-focused sales program. Jimmy Wheaton, CSE, of Turf Star, Inc., received the prestigious Green   More
 
Friday, July 25, 2014

Alleged Thief Gets Mulch More Than He Bargained For


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Lawrence Waltrip III, 58, owner of Signature Mulch in James City, Virginia, is accused of stealing more than $11,000 worth of mulch from a supplier and using it to supplement his own invent   More
 
Friday, July 25, 2014