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Incentive Program Extended


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The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) announced that it will extend the application timeframe of its Propane Mower Incentive Program through March 31, 2015, due to an overwhelming amou   More
 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Porous Pavement Helps Reduce Water Waste


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Runoff is a common and wasteful problem in the irrigation business, especially at a time when water is scarce. If a contractor does not properly calculate the amount of water he or she needs, overf   More
 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Snow Blower Safety


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The winter season came a little early in some parts of the country, with multiple days of below-average temperatures. While that might not sound like good news to the average layman, it is for contr   More
 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Multiple Lawn Mower Theft


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Two men in Isle of Wright (IOW), Virginia, have been charged with stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of commercial-grade lawn mowers from a local outdoor power equipment dealership. During a    More
 
Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Prisoners Get Landscape Licenses


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In Angola, Louisiana, men who may never get out of the state prison are getting state licenses as landscape contractors and pesticide applicators. Some also are teaching other long-term inmates and   More
 
Monday, December 8, 2014

New Name for Brickman & ValleyCrest


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Brickman Group, Ltd. LLC (“Brickman”) and ValleyCrest Companies, LLC (“ValleyCrest”) today announced the future name of their combined organization as BrightView. In June 2014, Brickman and    More
 
Friday, December 5, 2014

Landscape Company Repairs Cemetery


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In Augusta, Maine, vandals ran rampant in a cemetery, setting fire to a shed, flipping benches, and destroying about 80 headstones. This cemetery is historic and dates back to the early 1800s. Th   More
 
Friday, December 5, 2014

Putting Value on Trees


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It’s no secret that landscaping can increase the value of a home. One expert claims that mature trees, well-formed shrubs and a well-kept lawn can increase a home’s value up to 28 percent. Trees   More
 
Friday, December 5, 2014

Health Risks Threaten Blower Usage


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The loud, disruptive noise associated with blowers is usually the topic of heavy debate when discussing outdoor power equipment. But lately, it is their potential health hazard that has people up i   More
 
Thursday, December 4, 2014

Propane Calculator App


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The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has released a suite of cost calculator mobile tools. The new application is designed for commercial landscaper contractors to estimate fuel savi   More
 
Thursday, December 4, 2014