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Grounds Guys Parent Company Acquired


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The Dwyer Group, the Waco, Texas-based holding company that owns landscape franchise The Grounds Guys, has been reacquired by its old owner, private equity firm The Riverside Company. Terms of t   More
 
Monday, September 1, 2014

Company Owner Steals $100K from Elderly Man


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A landscape contractor has been sentenced to a year in jail for bilking an elderly, mentally impaired man out of $100,000 in The Villages, Florida. The contractor, Brian Stanley Pacific, who owns a    More
 
Friday, August 29, 2014

Customer Stabs Worker Over Grass Clippings


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A 19-year-old landscape worker has been stabbed in the arm, and his 70-year-old client is charged with second-degree felonious assault. The violence erupted when client John P. Fenwick accused t   More
 
Friday, August 29, 2014

Local Industry Helps Push Biodiesel


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Landscape companies around Braddock, Pennsylvania, are moving away from fossil fuels. Many frequent Fossil Free Fuel, a local gas station that offers biodiesel fuels. Biodiesel is a mix of regular di   More
 
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Landscapes of the Future?


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As a sign of what the industry could look like in coming years, the city of Columbia, Missouri, has opened up applications for its award program for environmentally-sound landscapes. Dubbed the Mayo   More
 
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Inc. Magazine Recognizes Holganix


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Inc. magazine ranked Holganix as No. 186 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing, privately-held companies. This represents the most comprehensive lo   More
 
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

New Weed Found


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Contractors have a new enemy in the field. Researchers have identified a new type of weed that spreads easily, taking turf by storm. Known as kyllinga, it thrives in wet sunny environments but c   More
 
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Land Bridge Blends Natural and Manmade


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Commuters driving along Highway 14 in Vancouver, Washington, can witness a truly ambiguous feat of architecture: a new land bridge heavily covered in vegetation. Two Seattle-based landscape arch   More
 
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Toro Breaks Q3 Earning Records


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Toro’s earnings grew by 11.3% in the third quarter, for a record-breaking $567.5 million in earnings, according to a recent report. Retail demand was strong for the manufacturer’s professional p   More
 
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Water District Offers High Rebates for Turf Exchange


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The Western Municipal Water District in Riverside, California, recently approved an action to increase their turf rebate for select commercial customers to $5 per square foot. The district hopes tha   More
 
Tuesday, August 26, 2014