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Association Celebrates 125 Years


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While reaching the centennial mark is quite an accomplishment for any organization--or for that matter, any person--the Western Nursery & Landscape Association is set to celebrate its beginn   More
 
Monday, September 15, 2014

City Supports Edible Landscapes


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Landscapes can be eco green and sustaining, and one city wants to support that possibility and turn it into an economic driver for the area. The city of San Francisco, California, has instituted a s   More
 
Friday, September 12, 2014

Insectproof Clothing


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One of the contractor’s worst foes, out in the field, can be bugs. But now a startup clothing company has found a way to fight them. Minnesota-based Getting Ticked Apparel has come out with clothi   More
 
Friday, September 12, 2014

Thieves Steal Equipment


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Thieves around Columbia, South Carolina, are so persistent that even well-prepared landscape professionals are getting burglarized. Local contractor Tim Clark lost $50,000 worth of mowers and other    More
 
Thursday, September 11, 2014

Drought Takes Toll on Trees


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Drought and the mandatory water restrictions that go with it affect everyone and almost everything; trees are no exception. For instance, tree failures are becoming increasingly common in California   More
 
Thursday, September 11, 2014

Irrigation at the Root


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Advancements have been made in the ongoing struggle to both save water and ensure that landscapes get proper irrigation. An inventor has devised a way to get water directly to plants’ roots. D   More
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Wood-Plastic Demand Expected to Increase


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Demand for wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber is predicted to increase 10% by 2018, according to a recent Freedonia market study. This will make the material worth $8.4 billion. The materials   More
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Be Careful When Digging


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Digging incidents can cause property damage and service outages, as well as fines and repair costs for the contractor who’s responsible. At worst, it can also result in injuries and deaths to work   More
 
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Tree-Eating Bug Invades States


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An invasive insect responsible for the deaths of tens of millions of ash trees across 23 states and two Canadian provinces has now invaded New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. The emerald ash    More
 
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Paraplegic Man Mows On


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Losing the ability to use your legs might seem to limit what is possible. But being paraplegic didn’t stop Sean Scallan, owner of Unique Mowing, from starting his own landscape business in Bu   More
 
Monday, September 8, 2014