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Juniper Landscaping acquires Prestige Property Maintenance

September 24, 2018 -  By
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Juniper Landscaping acquired Prestige Property Maintenance, expanding Juniper’s services to Florida’s southeast coast. Juniper Landscaping, based in Fort Meyers, Fla., ranks No. 34 on the 2018 LM150 list with $50 million in 2017 annual revenue. Prestige has been serving to Dade, Broward and Palm Beach, Fla., counties since 1986. It offers a full range of... read more


Companies in the News: Case Construction partners with Team Rubicon on Cleveland project; and more from Davey, Ruppert Landscape and Ziehler Lawn and Tree Care

September 19, 2018 -  By
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Case Construction Equipment and heavy equipment dealer Southeastern Equipment donated the use of compact track loaders and excavators for blight removal in East Cleveland, Ohio, as part of Operation Ray Chapman, a Team Rubicon initiative. “The Beast,” a specially outfitted Case SV340 skid-steer, was also deployed on the operation with a forestry mulching head to assist in... read more


Westhook Capital invests in Metco Landscape

September 18, 2018 -  By
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Westhook Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm focused on the lower middle market, invested in Metco Landscape, a provider of landscaping installation and maintenance services in Colorado. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Metco will continue to be led by CEO Mark Tomko. Metco’s services include design, installation and maintenance. It operates out... read more


U.S. Department of Labor to conduct H-2B education and enforcement initiative in landscaping industry

September 13, 2018 -  By
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The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is conducting a nationwide initiative to strengthen compliance with the labor provisions of the H-2B temporary visa program in the landscaping industry, in order to ensure compliance with federal wage laws. The initiative will provide compliance assistance tools and information to employers and stakeholders... read more


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September 24, 2018 -  By
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July 17, 2018 -  By
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It’s essential to identify and create an efficient workflow. Job sequencing is essential to efficient landscape operations, especially maintenance. After each visit, a customer expects an attractive, complete job; hence, you need an organized, sequential approach to achieving a quality service. Job sequencing is the arrangement of the task to be performed or processed in a particular order. Simply put,... read more


Web Extra: SafetyWatch in Spanish (aerator operating hazards)

September 18, 2018 -  By
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The following is a Spanish version of SafetyWatch from the August 2018 issue of Landscape Management. It discusses aerator operating hazards. Find the original SafetyWatch in English here or see page 16 of the magazine. SafetyWatch en español: Los peligros del aireador de césped Hay ciertos riesgos asociados con la operación de aireadores de césped. Algunos de ellos son: Daños... read more