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Landscape Professionals Volunteer Their Expertise


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The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), a national association made up of landscape industry professionals, is getting ready to for its annual Day of Service on April 22.  On the Day of Se   More
 
Monday, April 14, 2014

JDL Acquires Eljay Irrigation


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Eljay Irrigation, Calgary, AB, Canada, has been purchased by John Deere Landscapes, Alpharetta, Georgia. Both companies have signed an agreement and plan for an immediate integration. "This acqui   More
 
Monday, April 14, 2014

Landscape Contractor Brings Allegations Against County


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Landscape contractor Billy Durden of Newtown County, Georgia, has launched allegations that officials had conspired so that he’d lose his longtime contract with the county. Durden believes tha   More
 
Friday, April 11, 2014

City Now Under Modified Water Restrictions


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The city of Richardson, Texas, is beginning to employ new limitations in the face of its critical water shortage. The town will be using a modified version of the Stage 3 water restriction measures   More
 
Friday, April 11, 2014

Shortage of Trees Hinders Landscaping


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Residents of Chippewa Valley, in Wisconsin, are noticing a shortage in large trees this spring, due to the extreme inclement weather and lack of plantings. “Trees, for sure, are hard to find.   More
 
Friday, April 11, 2014

Landscape Employee in Critical Condition after Collision


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A 61-year-old landscape worker is in critical condition after being hit by a truck in Arizona. Octavio Herrera, an employee of Snappy Lawn Services in Phoenix, has undergone eight hours of brain   More
 
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Fire Destroys Landscape Complex


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A recent fire at Green View Landscaping in Normal, Illinois, has left the company’s two buildings in ruins. Fortunately, no employees were injured; however, the facility is expected to be a total   More
 
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Strong Arm Proves Weak in Workers’ Comp Case


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When it comes to workers’ compensation, it’s probably better to avoid a rough-and-tumble mentality. According to an employee of Executive Lawn Care in Lakewood, Washington, the firm’s owne   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

State of Emergency in Drought-Ridden City


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Facing new water restrictions and shortages, the city council of Mountain View, California, made things crystal clear: it’s an emergency. In light of the state’s ongoing drought, the Sta   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Chainsaw Mishap


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A Pennsylvania tree trimmer is recovering after an on-the-job accident caused the chainsaw he was using to embed itself in his neck.  The man, 21-year-old James Valentine, was using a chai   More
 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014