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New Apps and Devices for 21st Century Contractors


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There is now an increasingly wide variety of high-tech gadgets and programs that can make work easier and more efficient for landscape contractors. Many new tools are available to turf managers for    More
 
Monday, June 16, 2014

Childers Exits JDL; Convers Named Exec VP


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In a recent announcement, Doug Black, president of John Deere Landscapes, said, “I regret to announce that Tom Childers, senior vice president of marketing, will be leaving John Deere Landsca   More
 
Monday, June 16, 2014

2013-2014 Winter One of the Most Damaging for Gardens


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The winter storms of 2013-2014 sure did a number on the East Coast. The brutal cold and flood of storms one after another has left lasting effects on the now thawing region. In Pennsylvania, the con   More
 
Friday, June 13, 2014

City Looking at Voluntary Water Restrictions


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  The Public Works Department for Williston, North Dakota, has recommended an amendment to the existing ordinance on water usage. At the moment, the city’s regulations have no provisions g   More
 
Friday, June 13, 2014

Rivalry Makes People More Eco-Conscious


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If you want to encourage people to do the right thing for the environment, tell them their rivals are going green. This is according to a new marketing study from the University of British Columbia   More
 
Thursday, June 12, 2014

Homeowner Sues Landscape Contractor


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A disgruntled homeowner is suing Green with Envy Lawn Care & Landscape in Madison Country, Illinois.  She claims she hired the defendants to build a brick retaining wall in her yard, but th   More
 
Thursday, June 12, 2014

Worker Pinned Under Mower


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 A landscaper working on a property in Montauk, New York, was badly hurt after his riding mower overturned on an embankment and landed on top of him. The victim, identified as Baldomero Villa V   More
 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Thief Caught Stealing Irrigation System


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An irrigation system was stolen from Hummert International in Earth City, Missouri. The incident was caught completely on camera, and the thief now faces hard time. On the company’s surveillanc   More
 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Robbery Caught on Camera


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A thief drives his car near a landscape contractor’s truck in Scott County, Kentucky… The contractor turned and saw the suspect stealing hedge clippers from his truck. And the whole event wa   More
 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Sewerage District Turns Waste into Fertilizer


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The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District spent roughly $40 million to upgrade the Nine Springs wastewater treatment plant in Madison County, Wisconsin. The system captures phosphorous in dirty   More
 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014