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Contractor Pays 300K for Violations


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A landscape company has been found guilty of exploiting foreign laborers. The U.S. Department of Labor has charged Ultimate Services Professional Grounds Management Inc. of Wolcott, Connecticut, $30   More
 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Oregon Man Gets Time Behind Bars for Harvesting Rainwater


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Jail time is probably the last thing that you’d expect for going ‘green.’ But that’s exactly what happened, according to Gary Harrington, when he began harvesting rainwater on his property    More
 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

3rd Annual Bionutritional Summit


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Holganix has announced that it will hold its 2014 Bionutritional Summit on October 22, in Louisville, Kentucky. The summit will take place at the Seelbach Hilton hotel in Louisville, Kentucky, from 1:   More
 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

City Ends Extreme Water Restrictions


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After living with once every two weeks watering restrictions, residents in Frisco, Texas, will be happy to return to their former once weekly watering regulations. The Frisco City Council vo   More
 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Man Fined for Letting Lawn Die During Drought


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When Fernand Bogman capped his sprinklers a year ago, he expected to save money. Since then, however, city officials have charged the Upland, California resident more than $1,200 in fines f   More
 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Jobs Dependent on Immigration Policy


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Landscape companies across the country depend on guest laborers for their work crews. Currently, they’re struggling with a shortage of labor. Top leaders in the landscape industry, as well as lead   More
 
Monday, September 15, 2014

Association Celebrates 125 Years


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While reaching the centennial mark is quite an accomplishment for any organization--or for that matter, any person--the Western Nursery & Landscape Association is set to celebrate its beginn   More
 
Monday, September 15, 2014

City Supports Edible Landscapes


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Landscapes can be eco green and sustaining, and one city wants to support that possibility and turn it into an economic driver for the area. The city of San Francisco, California, has instituted a s   More
 
Friday, September 12, 2014

Insectproof Clothing


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One of the contractor’s worst foes, out in the field, can be bugs. But now a startup clothing company has found a way to fight them. Minnesota-based Getting Ticked Apparel has come out with clothi   More
 
Friday, September 12, 2014

Thieves Steal Equipment


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Thieves around Columbia, South Carolina, are so persistent that even well-prepared landscape professionals are getting burglarized. Local contractor Tim Clark lost $50,000 worth of mowers and other    More
 
Thursday, September 11, 2014