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Unlicensed Contractors Nabbed


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California officials have nabbed 112 unlicensed contractors during a statewide sting targeting illegal home repairs. The suspects could face criminal charges for contracting without a license.    More
 
Friday, November 21, 2014

Composting With a Purpose


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A new composting operation on the East Coast is diverting green waste from landfills and providing valuable soil amendments to Western New York green infrastructure projects and area property o   More
 
Friday, November 21, 2014

Know the Signs of When to Fertilize Trees


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Multiple types of diseases and pests can infect the growth of a tree. But sometimes symptoms that look like they were caused by infections are merely the result of a lack of fertilizer. Knowing   More
 
Thursday, November 20, 2014

Crafting a Salt-Loving Plant


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Climate change is resulting in increased salinity in soil, and some scientists are scrambling to find ways to adapt plants to harsh conditions.  Lucky for them, a group of salt loving plan   More
 
Thursday, November 20, 2014

App Helps Design Landscape Lighting Systems


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Earth Conscious Apps, a company located in Zephyrhills, Florida has developed an app called Landscape Lighting Toolkit. It features electrical calculators and tutorials to help landscape lighting d   More
 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Water Footprint is Shrinking


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Results from the U.S. Geological Survey found some good news on the water front. While the U.S. population has grown by about 105 million people since 1970, water use has hit a historic low. The sur   More
 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Early Snow Puts Crunch on Landscapers


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Many landscapers are taking the snow removal business seriously. It provides great business in what has traditionally been known as an off-season. This year, however, while many are still wo   More
 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Protect Your Eyes


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Nearly 2.5 million eye injuries occur every year in the United States. Around half of those cases result in a degree of vision loss. Most of these injuries could have been prevented if the pers   More
 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Ford Hedges Bet on New F-150


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By now, you’ve probably heard about Ford’s new F-150. The truck’s new aluminum body makes it about 700 pound lighters than last year’s model. The move is especially risky considering the F-1   More
 
Monday, November 17, 2014

Plowz & Mowz App in High Demand


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As the days grow colder, more and more landscape professionals are packing up their lawn mowers and hauling out their snowplows. Instead of hibernating away during the winter months, contractor   More
 
Monday, November 17, 2014