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Landscape Professional Charged with Identity Theft


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The owner of Gig Harbor Land Management in Pierce County, Washington, and his girlfriend have been charged with several counts of first-degree identity theft and first-degree theft. Nicholas Shea   More
 
Thursday, January 15, 2015

GMO Grass Debate


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Genetically-modified grass by the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has been altered to resist glyphosate. The new tall fescue was designed via “biolistics” and a “gene gun,” which essentially shoo   More
 
Thursday, January 15, 2015

$187,000 Rebate to Replace Turf


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Some beer companies boast about the water they use in their brews. A MillerCoors brewery in Irwindale, California, is happy to tell the world how they’ll be using less of it, at least on their la   More
 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Reclaimed Water May Cut Need for Fertilizer


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Using reclaimed wastewater for irrigation is increasingly popular in these water-conscious times. Some new research suggests that recycled water can do more than just quench the thirst of turfgrass,   More
 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015

GreenCare for Wounded Veterans


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As many as 12,000 active, deployed military members all over the country have received “thanks for your service” in the form of free landscape services through the GreenCare for Troops program.    More
 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Drought, As Seen from Space


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People who monitor drought in the U.S. and around the world are going to get some help from above. That is, in the form of a new satellite, expected to launch later this month, according to NASA of   More
 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Startup Company Helps Contractors Get More Work


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When Ryan Yanchuleff and his wife wanted to spiff up their front yard, they called a local Arlington, Virginia landscape company. It took two weeks just to get someone to come to their house, a ful   More
 
Monday, January 12, 2015

Proposed Bill Seeks to Hinder E15 Growth


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Wisconsin Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner introduced a bill aimed to revoke the current approval of E15 gasoline and require additional testing of midlevel ethanol blends, which are defined as greater   More
 
Monday, January 12, 2015

Landscape Company Fined after Teen’s Death


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Nearly six months after the death of 19-year-old employee Bradley Hogue, Pacific Topsoils of Everett, Washington, has been fined nearly $200,000 by the state Department of Labor and Industries.    More
 
Friday, January 9, 2015

No Landscape Irrigation


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Irrigating with potable water is still completely banned in Cambria, California. In a desperate attempt to manage drought conditions, city officials have imposed difficult restrictions. The official   More
 
Thursday, January 8, 2015