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Landscapers Charged with Murder


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Two Hopkins County, Texas landscape employees, Patrick Wayne McMahan and Cody Scott Shaw, were apprehended and charged with the murder of Gary Maynard, owner of Maynard Custom Tree Landscaping Serv   More
 
Friday, December 12, 2014

Landscaper Robbed at Knifepoint


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A teen formerly from Tinley Park, Illinois, was charged with aggravated robbery after a landscape professional was mugged at knifepoint in broad daylight near Joliet Junior College.  Accord   More
 
Friday, December 12, 2014

Lawn Mower as Getaway Vehicle


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Police in Albany, Georgia, say a man who broke in to a home to steal guns, a trailer, and a riding lawn mower tried to use the machine as a getaway vehicle. Not surprisingly, he didn’t get very fa   More
 
Thursday, December 11, 2014

Customers Asked to Split Costs of Irrigation Repairs


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Each customer in the Evergreen Irrigation District will be asked to pitch in $1,019, payable to the city of Casa Grande, Arizona, to cover their share of a $52,997 repair bill. The Casa Grande Ci   More
 
Thursday, December 11, 2014

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