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Good Samaritans Help Rebuild Business


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Broken Arrow Lawn and Garden is the brainchild of landscape entrepreneur Jodi Bowers. Based in Coweta, Oklahoma, the business had been in operation for only one month when her trailer, full of equip   More
 
Friday, August 22, 2014

Lawn Mower Races Blaze Through Town


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Thirty-four teams competed in a 12-hour, overnight lawn mower race in Sussex, England. The lawn mowers ran 366 laps through the nearly mile-long course at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour.    More
 
Friday, August 22, 2014

Crew Goes Hungry After Bear Eats Their Lunches


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When a landscape crew in Colorado Springs, Colorado, decided to take their lunch break, they found a big surprise waiting for them in their truck. Inside, they discovered a 250-pound black bear   More
 
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Irrigation Auditing Software Gives Users New Options


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The AgriLife Extension program at Texas A&M University in Austin, Texas, has launched a new irrigation auditing website. The site will allow persons to audit an irrigation system completely   More
 
Thursday, August 21, 2014

State Attorney General Sues Contractor


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The West Virginia Attorney General has filed a complaint against John Teague, owner of John’s Tree Service and Landscaping in Raleigh Country, West Virginia. The complaint cites multiple instances   More
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Industry Supports STARS Act


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Landscape contractors, among other industries that employ seasonal workers, are getting behind the STARS Act of 2014, which has been proposed in the U.S. Congress. The act aims to simplify the l   More
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Drought Causes New Rules


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The ongoing drought has forced elected officials in Amarillo, Texas, to revise their rules regarding commercial landscapes. Starting September 5th, only half of the material on businesses’ landsca   More
 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Company to Pay Back Wages


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A landscape company owes 164 employees a cumulative $185,270 in back wages and damages. An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division determined that Frank Carson L   More
 
Monday, August 18, 2014

Tree Trimming Helicopter Crash


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Tree trimming services don’t usually involve a helicopter—especially not one piloted by the tree trimmer. But that was the story in Logan County, Ohio, when a pilot lost control of his tree trim   More
 
Monday, August 18, 2014

Buyer Beware: E-15 Might Cost You More Than You Think


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Contractors near the Midwest might want to think twice before pumping gas, because eighty or so stations in the region now carry E-15. The ethanol-blend fuel, according to many sources, can   More
 
Friday, August 15, 2014