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 •  March 20

On behalf of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), Harris Poll recently conducted a nationwide, online research study of over 2,000 adults to help shed light on how Americans are increasingly unsure about how to properly fuel their outdoor power equipment and other small engine products. According to the research, Poll says an...

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 •  March 19

As spring break drew to a close, most college students were having one last hurrah before classes started back, but the students from 61 schools at the National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) were giving it their all in various green industry tests on Friday, March 16. This year’s 42nd NCLC was held at Alamance Community College in Graham,...

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 •  March 16

March 14 marked the 100th anniversary of John Deere’s tractor business, and to celebrate, the company is planning a big centennial celebration this summer. John Deere entered the farm tractor business in 1918 through the acquisition of the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company, and at the recent National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky, John...

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 •  March 15

The opening ceremony for the 42nd National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) was greeted with gusto by students in Lamb’s Chapel in Haw River, North Carolina. Participants from various universities streamed in wearing matching attire and hoisted their flags high with pride. Vuvuzelas were trumpeted and shakers were rattled as schools...

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 •  March 14

According to Westfair Communications, the Port Chester, Connecticut, company has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in bankruptcy court in White Plains over a potential $1 million liability in a slip-and-fall lawsuit. Westfair Communications reports that Janeth Medina, a housekeeper at a Greenwich home, said she injured her wrist, back and neck in...

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 •  March 13

Belgard recently announced the availability of its latest product, the lamina tandem freestanding and retaining wall, in select regions. Belgard says the lamina tandem provides the look and feel of natural stacked stone with the versatility of installation options from the tandem wall platform: The stacked stone unit features a natural chiseled...

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 •  March 12

When it comes to designing a landscape your customers will treasure for years to come, it’s true that a lot of thought must go into the planning. Understanding and implementing techniques such as massing, grouping and repeating patterns can help add depth and dimension to an area, and it can also help bring out certain attributes of the landscape...

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 •  March 9

Wright Manufacturing has added a 42” deck to its Stander Intensity stand-on mowers. The company says as with all Stander I models, the 42” deck is an Aero Core, Wright’s deck design that features improved airflow, cut quality and anti-blow out features. This 42” floating Aero Core deck tilts side-to-side and front-to-back, which the company says...

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 •  March 8

Project EverGreen partnered with Exmark Manufacturing and the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) and announced the winner of the “Our Winning Green Spaces” contest. The Parks and Recreation Department of Clinton, North Carolina, was named the winner and received an Exmark Lazer Z X-Series mower package, which the company says is valued at...

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 •  March 7

This week, Canadian police recovered the remains of a seventh person believed to have been targeted by 66-year-old landscaper Bruce McArthur, the Toronto landscaper accused of burying his victims’ remains in large planters on the property of his clients. In January, Toronto police arrested McArthur, who was charged with five counts of first-degree...