Today’s Green Industry News

Nufarm renews its presenting sponsor commitment to GreenCare for Troops

August 19, 2019By

Making the promise to ease a burden and provide peace of mind by caring for the yards and lawns of deployed military personnel is what the GreenCare for Troops program stands for, and standing behind that mission are thousands of professional lawn and landscape volunteers across the country. Nufarm and Project EverGreen announced the company’s recommitment of $150,000 to help expand... read more

WAC Landscape Lighting upgrades Hardscape LED Luminaires with dual CCT and integral brightness control

August 19, 2019By
Photo: WAC Landscape Lighting

WAC Landscape Lighting upgraded its Hardscape Series of LED Luminaires, a solution with dual correlated color temperature (CCT) and integral brightness control for numerous applications. Lumen adjustment control allows users to adjust brightness in the field and easily switch color temperatures from warm (for lighting granite) to pure white (for lighting bluestone). The WAC LED Hardscape series allows the end user... read more

Where culture is strategy

August 14, 2019By

LandCare is a $180-million company with 50 locations in 30 different cities across the United States. Last week at the 2019 NALP Field Trip, those 50 locations turned into one, and more than 100 curious landscaping professionals, eager to learn the keys to the success of the company, were able to take a look behind LandCare’s tangerine-clad curtain. “Your goal... read more

How BrightView is using technology to plan for growth

August 14, 2019By

I write this series of articles highlighting BrightView’s financial results because I know that landscape companies can compete and win against BrightView — bigger is not always better, and in some cases, it is worse. While bigger is not always better, bigger usually means more strategic planning, more structure and discipline in execution and more technology utilization. Why? Those practices... read more

LandCare CEO Mike Bogan discusses the company’s recent sale

August 14, 2019By

Landscape Management Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones spoke with LandCare Executive VP and CEO Mike Bogan to discuss specifics of the LandCare sale and adding Scott Brickman to its board of directors. read more

Companies in the News: Davey sponsors International Tree Climbing Championship; Profile Products wins sustainability awards; and Case dealer donates equipment to Team Rubicon

August 14, 2019By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. sponsored the 2019 International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC) final round, the Masters’ Challenge. The best male and female professional tree climbing arborists from around the world competed in Knoxville, Tenn., at Lakeshore Park from Aug. 9-11 for the title of ITCC world champion. This year’s Masters’ Challenge winners were Scott Forrest of New Zealand and... read more