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Suspected Mower Theft Kingpin Arrested


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The alleged head of a lawn mower theft ring was recently arrested in Newberry County, South Carolina. The suspect, Santerrio Montinez Smith, 25, led authorities on a wild goose chase until he f   More
 
Friday, July 18, 2014

Montgomery County Water Rates to Rise


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Because of the costs of new distribution systems, water rates in Montgomery County, Texas, are increasing. Starting September 1, the groundwater reduction plan fees on consumers’ water bills will    More
 
Friday, July 18, 2014

Blowers Stolen at Gunpoint


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Mow, blow and go took on a new meaning for a landscape contractor in Atlanta, Georgia, when two men held him at gunpoint for his leaf blowers. The victim said that two men emerged from a black Ford    More
 
Thursday, July 17, 2014

PLANET Announces Two New Industry Awards


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PLANET announced the creation of two new awards that will showcase the skills and entrepreneurial spirit of outstanding industry professionals. The new categories will recognize women and young entr   More
 
Thursday, July 17, 2014

City Offers Rebates for Landscape Overhauls


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Residents of Pflugerville, Texas, are working to save water and re-incorporate native plants into their ecosystem, as communities in Central Texas continue another year of drought. The city has    More
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Workers Trained in Heat Safety


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As temperatures rise in Bend, Oregon, local landscaping contractor Mountain Sky Landscaping is educating its workers in heat safety. “It feels hotter in the blazing sun, but yeah, it’s hot,” s   More
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Irrigation District Delays Vote on Water Sale Proposal


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The Carlsbad Irrigation District (CID) in Otis, New Mexico, has tabled a proposal that any water district member who holds five acre-feet of water rights or less must sell the water. They’ve opted   More
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Mower Marriage Proposal


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In what seemed like something out of a romantic comedy, a landscape contractor cut to the chase by using his lawn mower to propose to his girlfriend. Andy Cameron, 27, decided to surprise his   More
 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Oasis Landscapes and Irrigation Acquires Lawn Ranger


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Oasis Landscapes and Irrigation, based in Atlanta, Georgia, announced the acquisition of Lawn Ranger, a local landscape competitor. The acquisition comes at a time of growth for Oasis Landscapes. O   More
 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

PLANET AEF Announces Expanded Mission and New Vision


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The PLANET Academic Excellence Foundation (PLANET AEF) is expanding its mission to include scholarships. The foundation will also engage in a public awareness campaign to attract people i   More
 
Monday, July 14, 2014