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Project EverGreen’s SnowCare for Troops celebrates a decade of service

January 17, 2020 -  By
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Clearing driveways and sidewalks of snow and ice is a hard job under the best of circumstances. Imagine if you were the spouse of a deployed soldier, sailor or airman in a city where you had no family and had to get two young kids out the door to school and you needed to get... read more


Companies in the News: Updates from Kohler Engines, Exmark and more

January 14, 2020 -  By
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Kohler Engines and Medart, a distributor of engines and outdoor power equipment based in Arnold, Mo., worked together to replace nearly $25,000 worth of landscaping equipment that was stolen from Landeros Reid, owner of L&L Lawn Service in Blue Springs, Mo. “Word travels fast,” said TJ Landrum, vice president-marketing for Kohler Engines. “One of our... read more


Landscape pros share their 2020 business goals

January 14, 2020 -  By
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You’ve likely seen LM’s Question of the Week on social media. We wanted some insight on readers’ goals for the new year, so we posed the following question on Dec. 9: What are your business goals for 2020? See below for a few responses: “We are on a two-pronged attack. Improve customer service and focus... read more


Owner of landscape company sent to prison, fined for role in fraud

January 13, 2020 -  By
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The U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Ohio reports Doug Evans, owner of Evans Landscaping in Newtown, Ohio, was sentenced to 21 months in prison and fined $25,000 for wire fraud. Evans and Jim Bailey, vice president of operations for Evans Landscaping, were convicted following a jury trial in December 2018. Evans Landscaping... read more


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Exmark: 96-inch Lazer Z X-Series Zero-Turn Mower

January 17, 2020 -  By
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Exmark’s new 96-inch Lazer Z X-Series mower uses a rear-discharge UltraCut Flex Wing cutting deck with a full-floating 48-inch center deck and two articulating 24-inch wing decks. The air-cooled Kohler EFI engine features Exmark’s patented RED Technology. The formed, welded and reinforced high-strength steel chassis uses a cast engine cradle that places hydro components low in the frame for maximum... read more


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Grow with Grunder: The Loving way

January 14, 2020 -  By
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My team at The Grow Group, the green industry consultancy I run, is busy now putting the finishing touches on our annual conference. Scheduled for Feb. 24-26 in Charlotte, N.C., Grow! 2020 will bring together landscape pros from around the country for three days of interactive programming focused on real-world solutions to the challenges owners and their teams face. We’ll... read more


Protecting DEF from extreme cold and other conditions

October 14, 2019 -  By
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According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the winter of 2019-20 will be filled with bitterly cold weather in the eastern parts of the Rockies and east to the Appalachians. The Northeast should also experience very cold temperatures as well. For municipalities, public utilities, landscapers and others that are involved in outdoor work and snow removal, there is always plenty of annual... read more