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SiteOne acquires Hydro-Scape
SiteOne Landscape Supply acquired Hydro-Scape Products, an irrigation sprinkler store and landscape supplier with 17 locations in Southern California. >>More
Ecoscape expands with acquisition
Commercial landscape maintenance firm Ecoscape Solutions Group, based in Huntersville, N.C., acquired Lawns Done Right, bringing the company’s in-season employee count to 160. >>More
Northern Virginia company acquires competitor
B. Rushing Lawn & Landscaping in Lorton, Va., acquired East Coast Professional Landscape in Fairfax Station, Va. All of East Coast's employees made the transition, and its customer base will be retained. >>More
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Lawn care professionals from across the country weigh in on the type of herbicides they choose for various turf types. Check out some of their trade tips. >>More
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Corona releases narrow, steel shovels
Corona released the all-steel Sharp Shooter shovel, designed to fight dirt buildup and add strength through a closed blade design. >>More
John Gachina Green industry leader John Gachina dies
John Gachina, founder and president of Cupertino, Calif.-based Gachina Landscape Management, died Dec. 27. Gachina Landscape Management will remain a family-owned business under the leadership of General Manager Craig Van Dorp and the Gachina management team. >>More
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Instructed by Kathy Stokes-Shafer, APLD, and Kevin O’Brien, APLD, these workshops offer attendees the opportunity to hone their design skills. Find out how you can register today. >>More
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Hunter, Senninger make it official
Irrigation manufacturers Hunter Industries and Senninger Irrigation have been strategic partners since 2004, but on Jan. 4, they officially joined forces. >>More
ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and Green Industry leaders
Government Affairs Government Affairs: Congress comes through with H-2B Band-Aid, will rip it off in nine months
Gregg Robertson analyzes the recent
H-2B reform provisions and current implementation obstacles.>>More

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