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Briggs & Stratton Announces Factory Closure


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Briggs & Stratton has announced that it will close its factory in McDonough, Georgia, and consolidate production into two out-of-state facilities. The closure will affect approximately 475 emplo   More
 
Monday, August 11, 2014

Landscape Contractor ‘Borrows’ Thousands from His Clients


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Police recently arrested James Markellos, a landscape contractor in Queens, New York, for borrowing $30,000 from his clients and not paying them back. The money, Markellos claims, was for tools   More
 
Friday, August 8, 2014

Foundation Remakes Akron Yards


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LeBron James’ return to Ohio means more for the area than just his playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers again. The LeBron James Family Foundation’s Promise Project has been renovating yards acros   More
 
Friday, August 8, 2014

Contractor Chosen for Star Wars Museum Landscapes


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George Lucas has tapped Chicago-based contractor Studio Gang Architects to design the landscape for his Chicago, Illlinois-bound Museum of Narrative Art. Studio Gang will also design a pedestrian br   More
 
Thursday, August 7, 2014

Homeowners Rethink Landscapes


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In the face of a changing climate, homeowners are beginning to rethink what their landscapes should look like, according to experts. Heavy downpours along the Atlantic Coast of the U.S. have pushed    More
 
Thursday, August 7, 2014

Irrigation District Monitors Water Use with Pilot Program


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The El Dorado Irrigation District in El Dorado Hills, California, is taking a proactive role in helping its customers manage their water. WaterSmart, a pilot program that the district is providing f   More
 
Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Industry Expert Shares Tips and Tools for Maximizing Water Usage


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Horizon Distributors has launched a series of SmartWater videos that offer practical information on implementing water conservation practices.  Presented by industry veteran Bob Franche   More
 
Wednesday, August 6, 2014

App for Florida-Friendly Plants


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A mobile phone application is now available that documents more than 400 types of plants that are friendly to Florida soil. Each entry displays type, shape, sun tolerance and a color picture. The pr   More
 
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Landscape Impostor Steals Equipment


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A North Carolina man pretending to be a landscape worker in order to steal equipment has been arrested by local authorities. Douglas Richard Kraus, of Huntersville, is charged with felony larceny, m   More
 
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Worker Attacked by Bees


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An unidentified landscape worker in Province, Arizona, was recently subjected to a bee attack. According to doctors who treated her, she had been stung between 60 and 70 times. They say she has full   More
 
Monday, August 4, 2014