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“Dueling” Landscapers


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Recently, in Montclair, New Jersey, combat between two tool-wielding landscapers was broken up when police arrived on the scene. Kayton Sinclair and Saqueo Mejia, both of Orange, were brandishing   More
 
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Is Drought Killing the Landscape Business?


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As California property owners stop watering their lawns, landscape companies are seeing a sharp decrease in maintenance work. “Oh yeah, I lost jobs,” said Jaime Gonzalez, owner of La Nina Landsc   More
 
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hunter Industries Acquires Alex-Tronix


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Hunter Industries announced their acquisition of all the landscape irrigation products, patents, and trademarks from Alex-Tronix Controls of Fresno, California. Since 1977, Alex-Tronix has be   More
 
Monday, June 29, 2015

New President for STIHL


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Fred Whyte, president of STIHL, Inc., has announced that Fred Whyte will retire at the end of this year. Whyte has been part of the STIHL group for 44 years, and president of STIHL Inc. for 23 year   More
 
Monday, June 29, 2015

OSHA Investigates Chainsaw Accident


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A landscape business in St. John’s, Florida, is under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). An employee of Skyhigh Tree was injured when his chainsaw kicked ba   More
 
Saturday, June 27, 2015

Landscape Away West Nile


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The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) has selected June 21st to June 27th as National Mosquito Control Awareness Week. This themed week could not have come at a better time, especially f   More
 
Friday, June 26, 2015

Landscape Companies Stealing Water


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At least two landscape businesses have been photographed taking water from protected wetlands in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. They have been observed using hoses to take water from places like ponds a   More
 
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Theft Recovery Network


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A lawn care company struck by theft in Olathe, Kansas, is dealing with theft proactively, by creating an online community. Last August, two of David Brucker’s company’s trucks were stolen. &nbs   More
 
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Rainwater Collection: Conservation or Theft?


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Colorado is famous for its mountains, but the geography of the state has resulted in an entrenched system of water rights based on seniority. Recently, this resulted in a political clash between the   More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Couple’s Lawn Care Business Ruined


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A couple in St. Louis, Missouri, share more than marital vows; they share a business. In 2002, Alma and Kenny Kissel lost their jobs, and decided to start A & K Lawn Service. In addition to thei   More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015