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Eco-Friendly Palm Fertilizer


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Twenty-five years in the making, an eco-friendly palm fertilizer has been successfully created in the state of Florida. The fertilizer was developed to prevent nutrient deficiencies in palm trees an   More
 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Irrigation System Saves Parks Millions of Gallons


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Jim Figurski, a landscape architect with the Bend, Oregon Park District, can tell you how difficult it is to design a water-efficient park that is also pretty.  “Most of the designers you’   More
 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Landscape Contractor Thirsty for Biodiesel


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The leftover oil from Thanksgiving’s deep-fat fried turkey might be unappetizing, unsightly and a pain to dispose of, but as the old adage goes, “One man’s garbage is another man’s treasure.   More
 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Irrigation Association Fights for Turf


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A letter to California Governor Jerry Brown, recently sent by the Irrigation Association (IA), fights the contention that turf is a waste of water.  It was suggested that, “Through effective   More
 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

500,000th Robotic Mower Rolls Off Production Line


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Twenty years after producing the first solar-powered robotic mower, Husqvarna Group recently produced its 500,000th robotic mower. Their latest generation of mowers boasts a 70% reduction in electri   More
 
Monday, May 11, 2015

License Required for N.C. Landscape Contractors


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Starting August 1st, landscape contractors in North Carolina will be required to have a landscape contractors’ license from the North Carolina Landscape Contractors’ Licensing Board. The licensi   More
 
Monday, May 11, 2015

Oak Wilt Disease


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April 15 marked the beginning of the annual window when oak wilt can be transmitted from diseased to healthy red oak trees. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) warns that oak wilt is   More
 
Saturday, May 9, 2015

Staying Green in Drought Times


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Drought conditions may have everyone focused on irrigation or artificial turf, but sod companies in the state of California are looking at ways to stay green and natural. In response to the wave of   More
 
Friday, May 8, 2015

New OSHA Regulations to Prevent Heat-Related Illness


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This month, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (CAL OSHA) will be implementing new state regulations for heat illness prevention in outdoor workers. Employers of outdoo   More
 
Thursday, May 7, 2015

Lawn Care Company Sued over Termites


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The floor of a woman’s home caved in due to a severe termite infestation, and she claims the issue was caused in part by Absolute Lawn Care LA LLC in Harahan, Louisiana. She is suing the company,    More
 
Thursday, May 7, 2015