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Landscape Industry Rebounds in Washington


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Landscape contractors in Washington State are seeing a resurgence of business in their region.  After years of limited demand, homeowners are finally beginning to come out their shells and ret   More
 
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Spring Brings New Life to Leaf Blower Battle


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For the city of Montclair, New Jersey, the issue of leaf blower use in residential areas is in high contention. Back in 1994, the city was one of the first to pass an ordinance to regulate the use o   More
 
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Energy-Efficient House Might be Game Changer


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Sixty miles north of Los Angeles, California, the Dawn Creek subdivision of Lancaster contains a new home like no other in the country. A “Double ZeroHouse” that is so energy efficient it s   More
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Crooks Lift Six Figures from Landscape Company


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Two crooks sneaked through a side fence and stole a truck and a trailer loaded with landscape equipment valued at around $100,000 at Atlas Outdoor’s property in Burton, Michigan. According to aut   More
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Company Must Pay $8 Million in Lawsuit


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A Connecticut Superior Court found that Designing Nature, a landscape company in Easton, Connecticut, was responsible for injuries sustained by a 9-year-old boy. The accident involved a dump truck,    More
 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Lawn Mower DUI


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For Patrick Moore, 48, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, it would seem that nothing’s better than drinking and mowing. For the second time in a month, he’s being charged with a DUI for driving drunk o   More
 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

New CEO for John Deere Landscapes


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John Deere Landscapes (JDL), the largest North American distributor of landscaping products, today announced the appointment of Doug Black as chief executive officer, effective immediately.  Bl   More
 
Monday, April 28, 2014

Thief Brings a Gun to a Mower Fight


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As the old saying goes, “Don’t bring a knife to a gunfight.” But sometimes, you just gotta do what you gotta do. When a resident of Harris County, Texas, was attacked for his wallet, however,   More
 
Monday, April 28, 2014

Brickman to Acquire ValleyCrest


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Word on the street is that The Brickman Group is about to acquire ValleyCrest Landscape Companies.  If this merger is approved, not only by the two companies, but by the government as well, it   More
 
Friday, April 25, 2014

City Makes a Push for Mulching


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The city of Casper, Wyoming, is launching a public service campaign to get citizens to mulch mow. The movement is an attempt by authorities to reduce the amount of waste that is thrown out. Accordin   More
 
Friday, April 25, 2014