Category Archives: Landscaping and lawn care

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 […]

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

“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 trimming of the garden’s 4,850 linear feet of hedges. Tyler Campbell uses an electric hedge trimmer to trim hedges at the New York […]