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SafetyWatch: Setting targets Posted on 26 Jan 2018 in the 0118 & Current Issue & SafetyWatch categories.

Setting expectations is an important process for a safe and efficient job site. Once you have your goals established, share them with your crew. Make sure everybody knows what’s expected... Read more»

New Jersey company admits fault in trench-collapse deaths of 2 workers Posted on 24 Jan 2018 in the Today's Green Industry News categories.

Bednar Landscape Services officials pleaded guilty to criminal charges of failing to properly shore up a trench that caved in, suffocating two laborers, the Daily Record reports. Earlier this month,... Read more»

Harvest Group unveils monthly webinar lineup Posted on 17 Jan 2018 in the Today's Green Industry News categories.

The Harvest Group released the schedule for its 2018 webinar series. Hosted by members of the Harvest Group—including Bill Arman, Ed Laflamme, Steve Cesare, Ph.D., Fred Haskett, Alison Hoffman and... Read more»

Caterpillar extends full-machine warranty for compact equipment Posted on 08 Jan 2018 in the Design/Build+Installation categories.

Caterpillar has extended its machine standard warranty to 24 months or 2,000 hours for skid-steer loaders, compact track loaders, multiterrain loaders and mini excavators sold in the U.S. and Canada... Read more»

Big Picture: Compact comfort Posted on 18 Dec 2017 in the 1217 & Big Picture categories.

Location: Vail, Colo. Company: Rocky Mountain Custom Landscapes Photo credit: Rocky Mountain Custom Landscapes The client wanted a summer getaway that incorporated a saltwater pool, water features, lush flower gardens... Read more»

Step by Step: How to do an effective turf conversion Posted on 11 Dec 2017 in the 1117 & Featured & Step by Step categories.

As droughts continue to plague regions throughout the country, more contractors face the challenge of keeping their clients’ lawns green and healthy while using less water. Landscape watering can account... Read more»