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The Risk of an IRS Tax Audit


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The national tax return deadline may have passed, but green industry professionals aren’t necessarily out of the woods with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). According to the tax experts, there    More
 
Monday, April 20, 2015

Emerald Ash Borer Epidemic


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If you hear the sound of a tree falling in Granville, Ohio, chances are it’s an ash tree. This is because the emerald ash borer is destroying trees at a devastating rate, and officials must take p   More
 
Friday, April 17, 2015

Raw Water Irrigation Alternative


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The idea of a real, lush, green lawn is almost sinful under growing drought conditions. Many places are scrambling for compromise with drip irrigation or limited outdoor watering. Some are doing awa   More
 
Friday, April 17, 2015

Water Cutbacks Inspire Landscape Businesses


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While the green industry is traditionally focused on cultivating thirsty grass turf, landscape businesses in drought-stricken California have found a way to profit from the recent water cutbacks. On   More
 
Thursday, April 16, 2015

City Wants to “Educate” Leaf Blower Operators


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When it comes to a clean, manicured lawn, everyone seems to be on board… until the noisy tools needed to maintain the clean aesthetic are brought out. Noise associated with leaf blower use has bee   More
 
Thursday, April 16, 2015

This Digging Season, Call 811


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With spring season in full gear, there’s yet another concept to tack on to April’s lawn care theme:  digging. The nationwide association Common Ground Alliance (CGA) has proclaimed that Ap   More
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Making the Switch from Gas to Propane


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Various environmental issues have been plagued the nation--drought, carbon footprints and pollution--and the landscape industry has, unfortunately, been a contributor. To reduce their role in aggrav   More
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Veteran Saves Landscape Business from Closing


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A veteran-owned landscape business in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has been forced to close, temporarily at least, due to equipment theft. In what can be described as “karma,” another veteran busine   More
 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Landscape Contractor Steams Away Pests


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A landscape contractor from Wilmington, North Carolina, has developed a new method to successfully kill ground pearls. Ground pearls are small, round scale insects found intertwined with the roots o   More
 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

OSHA Fines Landscaping Business


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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has finally concluded their investigation of the fatal trench collapse that killed two landscape employees in Boonton Township, New Jersey, s   More
 
Monday, April 13, 2015