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  • Case adds minimum-swing excavator to D Series lineup

    August 14, 2017By

    Case Construction Equipment added the CX145D SR minimum-swing radius excavator to its D Series lineup. According to the company, the CX145D SR was designed to provide ample digging and lifting power in a small footprint. It has an operating weight of 32,100 pounds and a 102 hp Tier 4 Final engine, as well as bucket digging forces up to 21,400-foot-pounds.... read more

    A look at the many uses of UTVs

    August 4, 2017By

    How UTVs and attachments are changing the job site. Ready for work or play, utility vehicles (UTVs) are gaining traction as landscapers find more applications for them on the job site. These machines are now starting to fill voids in some landscapers’ fleets—and not just on the commercial side. Helping to make them an attractive, versatile option is a long... read more

    WAC Landscape Lighting rolls out new LED path lights

    August 3, 2017By

    WAC Landscape Lighting expanded its path lights lineup with new LED path lights in Ledge and Balance styles. Both styles are available in 2700 kelvin or 3000 kelvin color temperatures, and in black or bronze finishes. The Ledge LED Path Light features a sleek linear design with die-cast corrosion-resistant aluminum. The Balance LED Path Light provides downlight from its etched... read more

    That’s ‘associate’ to you

    July 26, 2017By

    Be careful, landscape business owners. Garden Design’s story shows how a disrespected employee may end up as a successful crosstown rival. Andrew Haynes’ business card reads associate, not owner, CEO or founder of Garden Design in Farmers Branch, Texas, though at one point in time he’s been all those things. And don’t let him hear you calling his coworkers his... read more

    Park West’s Learning Academy provides training opportunities to employees

    July 12, 2017By

    Park West Cos., a provider of landscape construction, landscape management and tree care services, created the Park West Learning Academy to provide a range of training programs for its employees. “As an organization, we have set aggressive goals for growth in the coming years,” Park West CEO Jim Tracy said during the academy’s May opening. “For us to reach them,... read more

    Top outdoor design elements homeowners want

    July 5, 2017By

    The 2017 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects sheds light on what homeowners want. The top five elements in the outdoor design category are illustrated above. Consumers prefer sustainable—yet tech-friendly—design elements for their outdoor living spaces, according to the 2017 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects... read more