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Choosing a De-icer


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The cold front brought by winter 2015 has affected landscaper operations in the form of sick workers, and ultimately the increased use of deicers to control snow and ice. Should 2015 extend the need   More
 
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The Setbacks to Email: Don’t Let Your Business Become Robotic


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Sending emails to clients has widely been accepted as a modern form of business communication. Typing correspondences instead of tediously writing on paper is faster, neater and easier to archive.    More
 
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Rainwater Harvesting Growing in Popularity


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With the drought as one of the most talked about topics of the year, rainwater catchment systems for landscape irrigation are gaining popularity among homeowners. In California, Tony Poeck of Indira   More
 
Monday, December 22, 2014

Contractor Found Guilty of $1 Million IRS Fraud


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A landscape and snow removal contractor in Middlesex County, New Jersey, pleaded guilty to filing false personal income tax returns. Between the years of 2008-2010, 40-year-old Gregory Zambardi d   More
 
Monday, December 22, 2014

Lawn Infestations Raise Red Flag


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A long-dormant virus that can weaken Floratam turf, a popular form of St. Augustine, has reemerged in Palm Beach County, Florida. The sugarcane mosaic virus, which was discovered in the 1960s, a   More
 
Friday, December 19, 2014

Statewide Winter Fertilizer Ban


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According to Delaware state regulations, lawn care companies throughout the state may not apply fertilizers to turf during the winter months. <>The Delaware Nutrient Management Commi   More
 
Friday, December 19, 2014

Company’s Trucks Set on Fire


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Albemarle Landscapes and Tree Service in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, was recently victimized by arsonists and vandals. Their new bucket truck, dump truck and a customized tool truck were burne   More
 
Thursday, December 18, 2014

Snow Plow Driver Attacked


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A Lockport, New York man, Charlie Zanghi, was arrested and charged with second-degree harassment. He was upset with how a snowplow driver was interfering with traffic. According to police, Za   More
 
Thursday, December 18, 2014

Landscaper Pleads Guilty after Maiming Dog


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Jay Testa, a Goshen, Indiana landscaper, pleaded guilty to one count of animal cruelty after maiming a client’s dog with his lawn mower. Testa faces a maximum of one year in jail on the m   More
 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014

How to Chainsaw a Tree


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In the United States, there are more than 30,000 chainsaw-related injuries every year. Most occur when contractors make arbitrary cuts straight across the trunk without completely understand   More
 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014