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Former Landscape Worker Arrested for Attacking Ex-Boss


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A former landscaper worker in Waltham, Massachusetts, was arrested and charged with assault with intent to murder after failing to get his old job back, police say. Elder Quechel, 29, was arreste   More
 
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Landscape Design Helps Silence Airport Noise


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When you think of airports, you probably picture planes and pilots, maybe even runways… but landscape architects? At Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands, architect Paul de Kort has desi   More
 
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Goats Make Poor Landscapers


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It started out as a joke, and now it’s ending as a joke.  The City of Portsmouth, Virginia, has conceded that its attempt to use goats to cut the grass around its Craney Island Landfill was    More
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Chattanooga’s Creative Stormwater Program


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Decades ago, in their pre-21st century wisdom, Chattanooga’s city fathers created a stormwater system that combines the city’s sewer system with its storm drains. The setup means that relatively   More
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Making Companies “Do the Right Thing”


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A registration ordinance for landscape professionals was re-introduced at a recent meeting of the city council for Princeton, New Jersey. If approved, the regulation will require all commercial    More
 
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Ryan Lawn & Tree Acquires Reid Irrigation


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Expanding its operations in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Ryan Lawn & Tree, an employee-owned company, has purchased Reid Irrigation, LLC. In the interim, the company will continue to operate as Reid Irriga   More
 
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Desalination to Get In-Depth Look in Texas


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The benefits and costs of desalination will be reviewed and discussed in a joint committee series of public hearings in the Texas Legislature. Desalination is the process of removing salt from o   More
 
Monday, July 7, 2014

Raimondi Horticultural Group Acquires Anderson Ward Plantscapes


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Raimondi Horticultural Group, Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, has announced that it has acquired Anderson Ward Plantscapes of Hillsborough, New Jersey. The acquisition will add to RHG’s client base in    More
 
Monday, July 7, 2014

Dangers of Wood Chippers


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In what should be a reminder to all of the dangers of operating a wood chipper, a landscape contractor in Davie, Florida, was pulled completely through a chipper while feeding in branches. The    More
 
Friday, July 4, 2014

City Cancels Contract with Landscape Company


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  The City Council of Tracy, California, has voted unanimously to cancel the contract of the company that was supposed to maintain the grass and landscaping around the city. Public Works Di   More
 
Friday, July 4, 2014