Category Archives: Landscaping and lawn care

Best of the Best winners announced

ALTON – While there might not be the record crowds that the Best of the Best event has racked up over the past few years, the treasured event still celebrated the region’s excellence in Madison County and the Riverbend. . In 2019, the first year of the event drew a crowd of 600 people. Due […]

Reuten Associates Presents Site Plans for New Seniors Living Community in Closter, NJ

CLOSTER, NJ, December 2, 2021 – Site plans for the Reuten Park Residences, a 195-unit luxury seniors’ housing development project in Closter, were presented to the Borough’s Zoning Adjustment Council this week. . Testimonials from engineers highlighted the benefits of the project, including new landscaping and lighting, better stormwater management, and reduced air and traffic […]

HMS welcomes and unites here to return to Phoenix Sky Harbor workers’ bargaining table after strike

After ten days of strike action, workers at the Phoenix Sky Harbor airport are resuming work from Thursday. Unionized workers at a dozen retail outlets across Starbucks Airport at Blanco Tacos & Tequila went on strike just before Thanksgiving weekend. Unite Here Local 11 has been negotiating with HMS Host since 2017 and the company […]

Annual professional development day for jobbers scheduled for February

Now plan to take a day off in February, when lawn and landscaping business owners will have the opportunity to hone their business acumen with free seminars. wholesaler, a provider of business software for lawns and landscaping, has announced that its annual Jobbers Professional Development (PD) Day will be held on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, […]

Maui construction industry hosts scholarship fundraising night on December 11

The Maui Construction Industry is hosting a scholarship fundraising night for fund students who are planning to study construction or design. The Maui Construction Industry (CIM) is hosting its annual scholarship fundraising party on December 11 at the Fairmont Kea Lani Polo Lawn in Wailea-Makena. The event is open to the public and runs from […]

Students start their own landscaping business – FE News

Barnsley College (@barnsleycollege) Horticultural students Jonathan Carter and Finlay Green turned their gardening hobby into a career with the support of iTrust, the college’s business start-up program designed exclusively for students. Jonathan and Finlay have always had a keen interest in the gardening and landscaping industry and decided to study Level 2 Horticulture at College […]

Holiday Decor Using Plants | Total landscape maintenance

If you’re a landscaping company that offers vacation lighting, this service is probably booming right now. But whether or not you already offer holiday lighting services, one way to get your customers into the seasonal spirit is to decorate houseplants. Bozeman, Montana Blanchford Landscape Group has had great success with creating interior and exterior green […]

Readers’ Choice Winners 2021 | New

There is nothing like good service. Our lives are made easier and more enjoyable when assistance comes with a smile, the phone call is returned quickly, and the portion of lasagna is delivered piping hot. Top notch service and quality products don’t just happen – they exist when business owners take pride in what they […]

The financial advantages and disadvantages of moving to a senior citizen community

© There may come a time, as you approach retirement age or are retired, that you want to make a change in your lifestyle. You don’t need the big house you had when your kids were growing up, and the upkeep that comes with it is now too important. Who needs to mow the […]

Valley News – Plainfield Board of Directors considers green burials

PLAINFIELD – Plainfield Cemeteries board members are considering how to regulate green burials and are likely to bring it to the town meeting in March as a mandate article, supporters say which are also called “natural burials”. Trustees unanimously support the Green Burial and voted at their November 19 meeting to move it to the […]

Personifying the spirit of generosity: Courtnay Arpano of Courtnay’s Kitchen

By Sue Moretti Bodson Courtnay arpano Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful and recognize all that connects family and friends. The same can apply to the larger community; more than ever, we must realize that we have more that unites us than not. On Tuesday, November 23, the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich […]

Christmas tree buying guide 2021

There’s no denying that bundling up on a cold night and bringing home the perfect Christmas tree to spruce up your home is one of the best traditions the holiday season has to offer. Most farms or lots offer pre-cut or cut yourself trees, but some also offer decorations like wreaths, so be sure to […]

Gardening Tips: After Thanksgiving Chroniclers

Hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving together. I also hope you were able to enjoy the home grown food during your dinner. I still feast on onions, a few potatoes that the voles left me and Brussels sprouts from my garden as well as winter squash. I always forget to bring something […]

Give me a house where bees and butterflies roam | Local News

Grasslands once covered a third of Minnesota and 40% of the United States, but today less than 2% of that original habitat remains. The prairies are gone along with the wildlife, birds and insects these places once housed – not just bison, but also little prairie vole, noisy prairie chicken, five-lined skink and the delicate […]

Northern Tool Black Friday 2021 Deals

Northern Tool has great deals for Black Friday. This year they have new offers on power tools and equipment for construction work or any repairs around the house. These offers are only valid this week, so take advantage of them before they go away! First of all, don’t stress too much about them because these […]

A 50% coupon for a tool? Gardeners say California subsidy is inadequate | Lost Coast Outpost

Jorge Mijango of Ken’s Rototilling and Landscaping uses a chainsaw to chop down trees to mitigate fires at a property along the Via Floreado road in Orinda on November 16, 2021. The landscaping company owns around 50 gasoline-powered tools that could be affected by a state ban on small gasoline engines. Aric Crabb | Bay […]

Technological developments and changing consumer preferences are essential for a competitive advantage in the lawn mower market

CHICAGO, November 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The lawn care and landscaping industry is gradually reaching maturity in developed countries. Therefore, in order to adapt to changing market dynamics, changing consumer demands and growth, industry suppliers strive to develop new and innovative products. Arizona Logo Growth Trends in the Garden and Landscaping Market The […]

Technological developments and changing consumer preferences are essential for a competitive advantage in the lawn mower market

CHICAGO, November 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The lawn care and landscaping industry is gradually reaching maturity in developed countries. Therefore, in order to adapt to changing market dynamics, changing consumer demands and growth, industry suppliers strive to develop new and innovative products. Growth Trends in the Garden and Landscaping Market The landscaping market […]


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Justices of the Peace agree to draft a contract for the lawn care services of a relative of the county judge

A proposal to allow Union County Judge Mike Loftin to enter into service agreements on behalf of the county with a business owned by a relative was filed after some discussions last week. During a regular meeting of the Union County Quorum Court on November 18, justices of the peace considered an order that would […]

Stanley Maciejewski Obituary (2021) – Reading, Pennsylvania

Stanley Maciejewski, of Reading, passed away peacefully at his home on the morning of November 19, 2021, under the care and company of his loving family after living 90 full and fulfilling years of life. For 52 years, Stanley was the loving, caring and devoted husband of Olga (Chmura) Maciejewski who did not separate until […]

Lawns may be green, but they’re terrible for the environment – Greater Greater Washington

A sustainable lawn alternative in Pennsylvania by Stan Kotala used with permission. This article was first published on June 20, 2019. Even though the leaves may change, we thought it would be great to share this timeless piece with you again. I made a fortune in my childhood shooting dandelions. My father considered them to […]

Dallas hosts meeting on Dec. 7 to discuss ban on noisy and polluting leaf blowers

You can expect your eardrums and the air you breathe to be particularly beaten this week. As the rare and glorious golden autumn of North Texas dissolves into fall, the yard crews swarm with their leaf-blowing bazookas – all in service of our desire for postcard-perfect landscapes to salute our family and friends on Thanksgiving. […]

Making Room: Stop using leaf blowers

Making Room is a bi-weekly opinion column. The opinions expressed are those of the author alone. The worst thing about working from home is being subjected to the almost daily onslaught of gasoline leaf blowers. The region is awakening to these harmful machines. Arlington County Council took a major step forward on Tuesday, Nov. 16, […]

Garden Notes: Life depends on plants (and animals)

The woods are starting to look bare now. At night, the moon shines through the cathedral of trees in a wintry way. Is this a mastodon year? Tassels are plentiful and urge caution on smooth surfaces! If cleavers, teasel and burdock were the inspiration for velcro, then surely tassels were the inspiration for ball bearings. […]

Lawn Mowing Application Expands to Avondale | New

GreenPal, a Nashville-based app that connects homeowners with local and approved lawn care professionals, has expanded to Avondale. “GreenPal can best be described as Uber for lawn care,” said Gene Caballero, co-founder of GreenPal. “After a successful launch in 250 other markets, we are excited to help Avondale owners find reliable, safe and local lawn […]

Here’s what to do in your Brevard yard during the balmy December weather

Support local journalism: Find the offers for new subscribers here: Special offers – USATodayNetwork. Fall weather is here, and if you can find the weather during this busy month, the weather should be perfect for working outside. Here are some ideas of things to do in your garden while enjoying the pleasant temperatures. Brevard Discovery […]

Junior (JR) Harris | Obituary

Shaw & Sons Funeral Home Junior (JR) Harris, 73, of Washington, died on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in the loving arms of his beloved soul mate Elisa Harris, with her children by his side. JR was born November 25, 1947 in Yellville, Arkansas, to Virginia Buchannan and Johnny L. Harris, and his […]

Augusta’s cutting of trees sets the stage for the holiday season

AUGUSTA – The logistics of cutting down a fir tree next to the Augusta police station and moving it to the market square where it will be held for the holiday season is pretty straightforward. But when the whole process is pursued by a notorious vacation thief and well, his dog, it all gets a […]

Walker County Texas Master Gardeners Honors New Grads | New

HUNTSVILLE – Ready to grow and live to serve! The A&M AgriLife Extension Department in Walker County, Texas recently welcomed 13 newly certified Texas Master Gardeners at the annual intern graduation ceremony earlier this month. The local Texas Master Gardener program is an educational volunteer development program of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and is led […]

Founding name: CEG

The JCB iron has helped Maietta Lawn Care carry out her projects more efficiently, productively and safely. Maietta Lawn Care is fast approaching its 20th anniversary and according to company president Justin Maietta a lot has changed since he named the company when he founded it. “The lawn care part of our name was only […]

College court to consider year-end cases at its meeting today

The Union County Quorum Court will meet today to discuss, among other things, several year-end business items. The first on the agenda is the examination of an ordinance fixing the tax levies on movable and immovable property. No change in local tax rates is indicated in the ordinance under review today. Justices of the peace […]

Sperber adds Bemus Landscape – Lawn & Landscape

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Cali. – Sperber landscaping companies added Bemus Landscape . This partnership marks Sperber’s return to the Southern California region, where ValleyCrest was founded by Burt Sperber over 70 years ago. Based in Orange County, California, Bemus was founded by Bill Bemus in 1973 and provides commercial landscaping services in the Orange County, San […]

Up to 10 municipal workers under surveillance in Markham after receiving paycheck protection program loans without any prior records from their businesses

MARKHAM, Illinois (CBS) – Earlier this month, CBS 2’s Jermont Terry confronted Markham cop Kenneth Muldrow about an unlicensed landscaping company for which he used the town hall address and post of southern suburb police. Muldrow is no longer on the streets after being denounced by CBS 2 and an investigation has been opened. Meanwhile, […]

Up to 10 municipal workers under surveillance in Markham after receiving paycheck protection program loans without any prior records from their businesses

MARKHAM, Illinois (CBS) – Earlier this month, CBS 2’s Jermont Terry confronted Markham cop Kenneth Muldrow about an unlicensed landscaping company for which he used the town hall address and post of southern suburb police. Muldrow is no longer on the streets after being denounced by CBS 2 and an investigation has been opened. Meanwhile, […]

Toro expands electric fleet to commercial equipment

As of 2024, gasoline-powered lawn care equipment can no longer be sold to landscaping companies in California. More restrictions will likely come elsewhere as governments try to find a way to mitigate climate change. But customers are also demanding changes – and they were before California’s tenure – pushing companies like Toro to develop battery-powered […]

Pasadena, the number one city for book lovers

Pasadena City Hall at Christmas time, 2020 (Photo – Gareth Peries) Pasadena is a good city for book lovers, no, make it the best city in America for book lovers. By Garrett Rowlan That’s the verdict of a blog promoting Little Free Libraries – and a little something else. The blog post is titled “2022 […]

Planned improvements to the Montoursville Memorial Gardens | News, Sports, Jobs

SUN-GAZETTE FILE PHOTO Montoursville Memorial Gardens, located on Broad Street, remember the 21 Borough Natives who died on Flight 800 in 1996. After 22 years, the Montoursville Memorial Gardens at Flight 800 Memorial Park are starting to show their age. Built in 1999 to honor the residents of Montoursville who lost their lives in the […]

Beautification of green spaces creating growth opportunities in the lawn mower market

CHICAGO, November 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – For the past few years, lawn mowers have helped people with their landscaping tasks. Companies are looking for alternative fuel sources for mowers to reduce air and noise pollution. So, battery powered lawn mowers are developed with the incorporation of robotics and mobile application based on the […]

Loud and gas-powered leaf blowers are prohibited in one state. Are more to come?

Gasoline lawn mowers are noisy, dirty, and pollute the air. That’s why a new California law will soon ban the sale of gasoline-powered lawn care and landscaping equipment. Chris Monroe / CNET California has had enough of leaf blowers and gasoline lawn mowers, or at least the state government has. In October, Governor Gavin Newsom […]

Philadelphia Star Four Seasons Total Landscaping: The Small Business Success Documentary

?? Do you like Philly? Sign up for the free Billy Penn newsletter to get everything you need to know about Philadelphia every day. Listen to the radio version of this story here. Update: The documentary will premiere at 10 p.m. on Friday, November 12. Streaming information is not yet available. If Marie Siravo had […]

Benchmark International successfully facilitated the transaction between Tuckahoe Landscaping and Lawn Care, Inc. and TLEO, LLC d / b / a Valley Landscaping

Rockville, VA, November 6, 2021 – ( – Tuckahoe Landscaping and Lawn Care of Rockville, Virginia, provides a range of landscaping services to commercial and residential clients throughout the greater Richmond, VA area . Founded in 1990 by CEO Todd Walton, the company has grown from a single employee to over 100 employees, adding a […]

M / I Homes of Chicago to Launch Row House Sale at Link Crossing Villas in Buffalo Grove

M / I Homes of Chicago has announced plans to launch row home sales in December at The Villas at Link Crossing in Buffalo Grove, Ill., Following its recent acquisition of 61 non-residential row home sites. built and two model townhouses built and decorated in the community of K. Hovnanian Houses. The 61 lots and […]

50 feet long and in the way

Landscaping platforms are getting bigger by the day, it seems, as a rolling army of 50-foot-long truck and trailer combinations bring in all the machinery needed to maintain quality lawns. superior directly to customers. But as these become longer and longer and more numerous, the conflicts between them and everyone else are more and more […]

Angelo Appi set to lead team on Veterans Day project November 13

By Jenn McCulloch / • 03/11/2021 8:30 AM EST When Angelo Appi found out that volunteers were needed for the Veterans Day project, he jumped at the chance. The event was started by Paulette DeMaio in 2014 with the goal of helping North Haven veterans clean up the fall yard. Angelo first learned of […]

Fifteen Rescue Dogs Find New Homes at Lucky’s Mutt Madness at Louisville Trade Show

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The TurfMutt Foundation, the education and environmental management arm of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), is pleased to announce that 15 rescue dogs from the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) have found permanent homes during Lucky’s Mutt Madness. This annual national dog adoption event is held […]

Global Urban Landscaping Market 2021 Future Forecast 2027 – Yellowstone Landscape, Weed Man USA, US Lawns, TruGreen – Chip Design Magazine

Exploration on Global Urban Landscaping Market focuses on deciding the last things in the global industry. The reason for is to give customers a holistic view of the shopping center and to help them create development plans. In the light of an interior and exterior and competent perception, Urban Landscaping presents a projection for […]

Overview, trends, outlook and analysis of the landscaping and gardening services market industry by 2028 – chip design magazine

Landscaping and Gardening Services Market: An in-depth statistical analysis on current and emerging trends provides insight into the dynamics of the landscaping and gardening services market. The report includes Porter’s five forces to analyze the importance of various characteristics such as understanding of suppliers and customers, risks posed by various agents, competitive strength, and promising […]

Loriena Harrington of Beautiful Blooms wins Woman Entrepreneur Award

When Loriena Harrington was working on the golf course at Franklin’s Tuckaway Country Club at the age of 13, she loved watching the field team work. At 14, she wrote a business plan for a neighborhood lawn mowing service in a notebook. Now, over 30 years later, the Menomonee Falls woman’s business acumen and passion […]

Readers’ Choice winners announced – Winchester Sun

Food drink• Best Asian restaurantGreat Wall • Best bakeryFrank’s donuts • Best quality price reportSakura Express • Best barWoody’s Sports Bar & Grill • Best barbecueBarbecue inside and outside • Best BourbonWildcat Willy’s Distillery and Restaurant • Best brunchJK in Forest Grove • Best catererBlue Isle home-style restaurant and bar • Best catfishBlue Isle home-style […]

No-till gardening easier on the planet and back

What is your gardening style? The way we garden can determine whether we increase or decrease greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide. Carbon has been on my mind lately after the release of the alarming 2021 report “Climate Change 2021, The Basis of Physical Science” by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Forests […]

Lawn care equipment could go green under a bill

Lawn mowers across New York City may soon be as green as your lawn. State Senator Peter Harckham this week introduced a bill that would require lawn care and landscaping equipment such as lawn mowers, trimmers and leaf blowers sold in New York will be zero emissions by 2027. The proposal is part of a […]

ManageMowed signs franchise agreement for launch in Saint-Louis

Through: ManageTaunée | 0 Actions 31 readings Upcoming Business Landscape Management Franchise in St. Charles County October 27, 2021 // // ST. LOUIS – ManageMowed, a commercial landscape management franchise, today announced the signing of a new franchise agreement in St. Charles County. Differentiating itself through its innovative outsourcing model, ManageMowed offers a smarter, […]

Center Valley PA Custom Landscaping – Lawn Maintenance and Mowing Expert Service Launched

Center Valley Landscaping (484-772-2789) Announces New Updates to its Full Service Line, Offering Custom Landscape Plan Designs and Lawn Care Solutions for Homeowners Looking to Improve Attractiveness of their property. The company serves clients in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, and surrounding areas. Center Valley, United States – October 26, 2021 – In addition to its aesthetic […]

Mahoning Valley Speedway Street Stock First Place in Fall Brawl Now Paying $ 1,300 Thanks to C & B Lawn Care & Landscaping

Street Stock racers who come to race in the Mahoning Valley Speedway Fall Brawl season finale have just one more good reason to be a part of the spectacular event on October 30th. Thanks to C&B Lawn Care & Landscaping of Kunkletown who graciously added $ 100 to the 50-lap winner’s share, first place will […]

Florida-friendly landscaping practices help St. Johns River

The fourteenth report on the state of the river ( was recently released. It addresses issues affecting the health of the Saint John River. The report contains information that should be of interest to homeowners with residential landscapes. Nutrient levels in tributaries to the river, primarily nitrogen and phosphorus, continue to be of concern. While […]

State senator against California ban on lawn mowers and generators

There was a collective sigh and eye rolls recently when it was announced that the governor had signed a law banning mowers, generators and other gasoline-powered equipment. Many Californians will say that California is just California, not realizing the real impact this will have on our daily lives, and how the new law really conflicts […]

5 best push lawn mowers for your lawn in 2021

Push lawn mowers can be a good option if you are looking for a relatively affordable alternative to other types of lawn mowers. They require more physical labor to function, but they’re an effective lawn tool to keep on hand if you need to maintain a small to medium lawn and hope to get some […]

Tree Davis announces stewardship awards

Tree Davis, a local non-profit organization dedicated to planting and maintaining shade trees in the area, has decided to recognize individuals and groups who have worked to improve the health of our town’s trees by conserving them, helping to establish saplings or promoting tree education. Award recipients are honored in three categories this year: Individual […]

2021 elections: Kevin Ryan challenges Bill Kinne for the seat of the Onondaga County Legislature

Syracuse, New York State – Democrat Bill Kinne is running for his 12th term in the Onondaga County Legislature. He faces a challenge for 15th District Republican Kevin Ryan, a lawyer who has long worked for the campaign and volunteers for several candidates, from Rep. John Katko to County Director Ryan McMahon. If Ryan wins, […]

California to ban lawn mowers

On October 9, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) signed AB 1346, the state’s latest effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through onerous regulations, in law. The law prohibits the sale of new lawn mowers, leaf blowers and gasoline chainsaws, among other products. The law follows a decree direction the State Air Resources Board to […]

Abcarian: Things I Won’t Miss: The Gasoline Leaf Blower

If a genius gave me three wishes, I would swear I would ask for world peace, universal health care, and the end of gas-powered leaf blowers. Like so many people, I work from home. I don’t have a gardener, but I am surrounded by neighbors who do. And every week, without fail, their men arrive […]

Should you remodel or relocate

For one reason or another (or more), your house no longer meets your needs. Should we renovate or move? The short answer is that there are a lot of factors at play and there are times when both are appropriate. 9 questions to ask before remodeling, renovating or moving 1. What is your level of […]

NOTE IN YOUR CALENDAR: Upcoming Events in the Danville Area | Lifestyles

ENTERTAIN FOR CURE: Entertaining for a Cure by The Woody Foundation in collaboration with Youth in Positive action will take place at The Life Church, 955 Mount Cross Road, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. 9098. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the St. Jude Children’s Cancer Research Center. The event is […]

California Ends Gasoline Leaf Blowers Under New Law | New

Almost three decades after towns on the peninsula began banning gasoline-powered leaf blowers, the effort has gained a foothold at the state level, with Gov. Gavin Newsom signing a bill on October 9 that will phase out their sales. Among the dozens of bills Newsom signed in his final legislative session action are Assembly Bill […]

Costs to consider when aging in place

Most people would like to stay in their own home as they get older. Almost 90% of Americans over 50 … Most people would like to stay in their own home as they get older. Nearly 90% of Americans over 50 prefer to stay at home and “age in place,” according to a 2021 online […]

California bans future sales of leaf blowers and gasoline lawn mowers

Gasoline lawn mowers are noisy, dirty, and pollute the air. That’s why a new California law will soon ban the sale of gas-fired lawn care and landscaping equipment. Chris Monroe / CNET Apparently California is fed up with gasoline-powered landscaping tools. Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new law prohibit the sale of gasoline-powered […]

SOLD OUT: Darien Nature Center thanks supporters of Saturday’s “Fireside” fundraiser

Plans for the Darien Nature Center, Fireside fundraising night are well underway with continued financial and in-kind support from the community. Although tickets are sold for Saturday’s event, sponsorship opportunities are still available. – an announcement of Darien Nature Center The 4th annual event will be held outdoors at the Center de la nature at […]

Historic homes to become owner in the Lake Geneva basin | Local News


La Pine residents frustrated with the closed landscaping business; the owner swears the job will be done

‘They didn’t do anything, they took our money and never came.‘ (Update: added video, comments from owner of La Pine, co-owner of Elite Landscaping) LA PINE, Ore. (KTVZ) – An incomplete project, ignored calls and lack of reimbursement from a landscaping company frustrate a La Pine homeowner. Dava Malcolm said on Friday that she paid […]

SALTEX 2021 returns in November

SALTEX 2021 celebrates return to NEC Birmingham in November SALTEX 2021 (Sports Amenities Landscaping Trade Exhibition) returns in November to the NEC Birmingham. Anyone working with or associated with landscape design and management will once again have the opportunity to see a wide range of new and innovative products and services from leading suppliers when […]

Statham GA Lawn Care / Weed Control – Expert Landscaping Services Launch

Fresh Cut Landscaping offers up-to-date seasonal lawn care services including mowing, weeding and fertilizer application in Statham, Ga., And Clarke and Oconee counties. Athens, United States – October 6, 2021 / / – Fresh Cut Landscaping, a professional lawn care company based in Athens, Georgia, has launched updated lawn care service packages for customers in […]

Five novelties at the reunion this year

1. Kick-off of the 150th Since its founding in 1871, Bethel has sent over 50,000 alumni around the world, so it seems fitting that Homecoming weekend marks the start of Bethel’s 150th anniversary celebration. Special events included a digital historical exhibit in the Bethel University Library and the Homecoming Hymn Sing, featuring a selection of […]

Awake gardeners replace green deserts with urban jungles

Prim’s manicured lawns are grazed. In their place, sassy urban jungles spring up across the country, ablaze with fruit trees, flowering shrubs, bodies of water and verdant greenery, much to the delight of conservationists and environmentalists. A colonial heritage from the British, a lush lawn was the hallmark of the buildings of the Raj. Regardless […]

Insider secrets your landscaper won’t share

Presented by Beltone – A leader in audience health care. This week, Ken Lain The Mountain Gardener at Watters Garden Center in Prescott, AZ discusses landscaping tips for beginners including the first thing to do, how to make landscaping look professional, natural curb appeal and Moreover! Whether it’s installing landscaping elements, doing housework, or selecting […]

Obituary of Richard Shifflett (1936 – 2021) – Stanardsville, VA

Richard Gordon Shifflett Richard Gordon Shifflett, aged 85, of Earlysville, Virginia, passed away on Friday October 1, 2021. Richard was born August 17, 1936, to the late Jesse J. Shifflett and Alverta Shifflett Swain. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 62 years, Lutie Shifflett; one brother, Jesse J. Shiflett Jr .; and two […]

Tired of garden debris piled up on the borders? Remember to reuse it on site

Editor’s Note: This is the second of two articles on Atlanta’s garden debris challenges. Read the first one here. By David Pendered Solutions to garden debris piled up along borders in Atlanta include recycling much of the vegetation on-site and disposing of only what is inappropriate for storage. Nature will benefit, according to advocates of […]

Rick Ross… Luxury landscaper ?! – Rolling stone

Rick Ross is a man of simple pleasures. He likes a fast car, a well-rolled blunt, and the clean look of his own freshly mown lawn. “This is something I look forward to,” says Ross, wearing a large white cowboy hat and a shiny chain as he sits between two large bottles of champagne. “I […]

5 exterior projects that add value to the home | Lifestyles

Curb appeal– Exterior improvements can improve a home’s market value, as well as its appearance and function. Exterior renovations can enhance the look of a property and make it more enjoyable for homeowners. Some renovations have the potential to add value to a home, while others can do the opposite. Learning which has the greatest […]

State of the Potomac to Present Alumni Awards of Excellence | Community

KEYSER, West Virginia – The University of West Virginia’s Potomac State College will honor former professor Kenneth Haines posthumously with the Alumni Achievement Award at the Alumni Association Awards Banquet on October 16. Duke Ebert will accept the award for his longtime friend. Logan DelSignore, class of 2012, is the recipient of the Young Alumni […]

$ 500,000 buys an old model home in Bulle Rock

HAVRE DE GRACE, MD – This house in Bulle Rock was a model. Highlights include several wet bars, skylights, a kitchen with double oven, walk-in closets, border gardens, and a side-loading garage. The house could be yours for $ 500,000. Address: 200 Whirlaway Ln, Havre De Grace, Maryland Price: $ 500,000 Square feet: 3,843 Bedrooms: […]

Snowblowers, mowers and more: American yards are quietly switching to electricity | Home & Garden

“Last year we were 90 percent electric on the hedge trimmers, and this year it’s 100 percent. My guys won’t even touch a gasoline hedge trimmer anymore,” says Morrell, who oversees the size of the 4,850 linear feet of garden hedges. . There are even standalone lawn mowers like the Roomba vacuum cleaner. “They’re really […]

developer seeks to reopen Shenango Inn as a hotel | Local News

SHARON – The vacant Shenango Inn – which some neighbors see as a nuisance – is about to sell to a hotel and restaurateur. The Classic Hotel, located at 1330 Kimberly Road in Sharon, is partly owned by Marty Goldin, who does business as DLZ Capital LLC with a partner. The only thing standing in […]

Santa’s business receives $ 10,000 grant

Santa’s Outdoor Cleanup was one of the chosen businesses out of thousands of applications and received $ 10,000. This is the second-highest grant ever received and the first and first grant recipient in the New Entrepreneur category. They were among thirty small businesses selected to receive a free grant under the proposed program called Boost […]

Custom interior fittings for businesses and residential applications

Image Credit: Uniflora Founded in 2015, Uniflora specializes in the supply and delivery of high quality interior design elements for residences, corporate offices and catering establishments. Its product line includes natural indoor and outdoor plants, artificial plants, pots and planters, floristry and accessories that can optimize healthy plant growth like grow lights that simulate the […]

Home theater is a perfect addition to the upscale Crofton residence

CROFTON, MD – A gorgeous house at the end of a cul-de-sac in Crofton awaits its next owner. With new granite counters the kitchen has plenty of space. The ground floor is wood or tiled and has high ceilings. The gorgeous basement is fully finished, has a play and entertainment area, and a home theater […]

Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce: Tender Notice – Harris County City 2

September 28, 2021 Harris County is soliciting bids for the projects listed below. The requirements of the offer, including item description (s), due dates and times for submission, type of price, method of payment and any bond requirements, can be obtained online at, or in the purchasing agent’s office. Return offers to Harris County […]

Poor site selection threatens Leyland cypress trees | national news

ATHENS – Leyland cypress is one of the most commonly planted landscape trees, but poor site selection and disease pressure could soon send them down the path of red tips and Bradford pears. Popular as a hedge and in new landscaping, trees should be planted at least 10 to 15 feet apart, as the rapid […]

Poor site selection threatens Leyland cypress trees |

ATHENS – Leyland cypress is one of the most commonly planted landscape trees, but poor site selection and disease pressure could soon send them down the path of red tips and Bradford pears. Popular as a hedge and in new landscaping, trees should be planted at least 10 to 15 feet apart, as the rapid […]