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Prayers for Andy Smith


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In his 50 years, Andy Smith has positively and genuinely touched the lives of countless people.  Smith has been in the irrigation business for many years. Prior to his present position as direc   More
 
Friday, April 24, 2015

Expanding Graywater Use


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A larger push is now being made to use graywater for landscape irrigation in an effort to conserve potable water, as evidenced by changing regulations in California. This could also lead to revisin   More
 
Friday, April 24, 2015

Hygienic Landscape Design For Sick Child


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While most of the world is looking at drought-friendly landscape design, one landscape professional has spent a year planning and building a germ-free backyard for a family in Miami Springs, Florida   More
 
Friday, April 24, 2015

Landscape Industry Asked to Change Tree Support Standards


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An organization called ‘Retire the Wire’ has formed in Houston, Texas, in hopes of changing national landscape industry standards. Specifically, the group aims to stop the use of tree stake and    More
 
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Sting Nabs Unlicensed Contractors


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California state investigators, deputies from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office and investigators from the Contractors State License Board cited 14 unlicensed contractors with violations of cont   More
 
Thursday, April 23, 2015

New Infestations Found In Crape Myrtle


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The crape myrtle’s status as a low-maintenance and beautiful landscape tree is now threatened by a new insect pest, crape myrtle bark scale (CMBS). This invasive insect came to the United States f   More
 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

From Marines to Entrepreneurs


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Veteran Landscaping Inc., is the brainchild of former Marine Staff Sergeant Brian Agnew, 30, and Corporal Patrick Vitt, 31. The childhood friends are starting their first season at their Abington, M   More
 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

“Lawn Care by U.S. Citizens”


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A landscape contractor in Kingwood, Texas, has sparked an immigration debate with the sign on his truck. It reads, “Lawn Care by U.S. Citizens” in bold, red and white print. Randy Kirk made t   More
 
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

4,000 Trees to be Planted in Detroit


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The Greening of Detroit, a nonprofit group that supports urban restoration, is planning to plant 4,000 trees in the city of Detroit. The group, working with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department   More
 
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Landscape Business Owner Criticizes Green Industry


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At a meeting for environmentalists in Evanston, Illinois, landscape business owner Marc Wise addressed the crowd. “How many of you are frustrated with landscape companies?” asked Wise, of Greenw   More
 
Monday, April 20, 2015