Landscaping


Registration Opens for GIE+EXPO 2021 as October Event Returns in Person

Registration is open, and plans are under way for GIE+EXPO to bring the industry back together in person this October. Both attendees and exhibitors have indicated they are eager to participate in the annual trade show, which is set for Oct....


Pa.'s Longwood Gardens Planning a 17-Acre, $250M Makeover

Longwood Gardens, the 1,000-acre botanical garden and former du Pont estate that sprawls over meadows, woodlands, and rolling Chester County countryside in Kennett Square, Pa., has announced it is embarking on the largest makeover of grounds and buildings in its history, a $250 million project that will stretch through 2024 and transform the visitor experience....


Building a Business Moving 5-Ton Rocks

Matt Quinnell is just 29 years old, yet this heavy equipment operator has logged thousands of hours in excavators. The Minnesota native currently works in the family business to build artistic boulder retaining walls in the growing Minneapolis suburbs....


Landscaper's One-Day JCB Demo Brings Immediate Sale

Brewer's Nursery and Landscape Services of Bradenton, Fla., has been in operation for 12 years. Owner Lee Brewer started his career cutting grass and then expanded into landscape installation. What started his retail operation was a piece of land that he originally used as a holding property for landscape installation items....


Nevada DOT Combines Highway Beautification, Erosion Control Into One Project

While the $3 million, 2-mile-long beautification project now underway along Interstate 515, also known as U.S. Highway 95, near Henderson, Nev., may seem small in comparison to what the Nevada Department of Transportation typically undertakes – look no further than price tag for the completion in Late August for the "first phase" of Interstate 11 – the I-515 project illustrates a key aspect of the agency's highway construction philosophy, said Tony Illia, a public information officer with the Nevada DOT....


Landscape Show Transforms Orlando Convention Center

The 2018 Landscape Show was packed with more than 800 exhibitors Oct. 4 to 6 at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. The show was hosted by the Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA), the nation's largest and oldest state nursery and landscape association, as well as the Southeast's premier landscape and horticulture conference and trade event....


Maine Landscape, Nursery Association Assists With Important Volunteer Job

A volunteer work project through the Maine Landscape and Nursery Association (MELNA) took place in August at Portland Arts and Technology High School (PATHS). The goal was to add improvements to some of the school's programs, including those involving culinary and landscaping skills....


ASLA Announces 2018 Honors Recipients

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced its 2018 honors recipients. Selected by ASLA's board of trustees, the honors represent the highest awards ASLA presents each year. The honors will be presented at the president's dinner on Oct....


Newbury Contractor Pursues Dream of Working Outside

GCS Group Services Inc. in Newbury, Mass., focuses on high-quality services dealing with landscape, landscape design, construction and stone management for New England. The company has been in business for nine years....


Ohio-Based Krystowski Tractor Joins Bandit's Dealer Network

Bandit Industries announced that Wellington, Ohio-based Krystowski Tractor Sales, Inc. has joined the growing network of authorized Bandit dealers offering hand-fed chippers, stump grinders and skid-steer attachments....






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