SiteOne acquires San Antonio-based distributor

May 23, 2019 -  By

SiteOne Landscape Supply acquired Stone and Soil Depot, a distributor of hardscapes and landscape supplies with three locations in the greater San Antonio market. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Stone and Soil Depot is a terrific addition to SiteOne as they add both natural and manufactured stone products as well as landscape supplies... read more

SavATree completes Los Angeles County tree canopy assessment

May 22, 2019 -  By

SavATree’s Consulting Group has recently completed a tree canopy and green infrastructure analysis of Los Angeles County. The goal of this project was to give the county actionable intelligence on the state of its tree canopy that can be used to identify areas for improvement and preservation, according to the company. Trees have been shown... read more

Companies in the News: Husqvarna receives environmental awards; Stihl celebrates 60th anniversary of Contra chainsaw; SiteOne partners with Bassmaster Elite Series

May 22, 2019 -  By

The Husqvarna Group received the 2019 Arkansas Environmental Technology Award for its manufacturing plant in Nashville, Ark. In 2015, the manufacturer launched “Sustainovate,” an innovation-based initiative to make sustainability a real competitive advantage and to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by one-third before the end of 2035. As a result, in 2017, Husqvarna installed a 1.4-megawatt... read more

Managed exits and BrightView results

May 15, 2019 -  By

Greg Herring reviews BrightView's latest financial records and shares why managed exits are so important for landscape companies. read more

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Bobcat: R-Series E35 Compact Excavator

May 24, 2019 -  By

Part of the R-Series, the Bobcat® E35 compact excavator is a popular choice in the 3-ton size class. Zero Tail Swing provides unrestricted rotation, greater flexibility and reduced potential for damage to the machine and surrounding property. It’s available with an angle blade option, long arm option or clamp-ready extendable arm option. The E35 excavator can be upgraded with an... read more

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Are you misclassifying independent contractors?

May 16, 2019 -  By

How do you determine if a worker is an employee or an independent contractor? H The IRS is cracking down on employee misclassification. read more

Get your own copy of ‘Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business’

February 5, 2019 -  By

For LM readers who didn’t join us at this year’s Growth Summit, we’re giving away copies of “Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business.” How? We’ll be having several giveaways throughout the next few months to give out copies of Gino Wickman’s book. The schedule will be as follows: Feb. 15 – Keep an eye on our Instagram page. March... read more