Today’s Green Industry News

Loving becomes one of the largest sod farming operations in the US

January 10, 2020By

One of Landscape Management‘s “fastest growing landscaping companies” is expanding again with the recent acquisition of H&H Sod Farm located in Orlando, Fla. “Although our company has been built solely through organic growth rather than acquisitions, we found that the shared values and belief in fostering strong communities made this opportunity a natural fit,” said Mike Haynes, founder and CEO... read more

Ruppert Landscape adds new branch in Delaware

January 8, 2020By

Ruppert Landscape expanded its landscape management operations to include a new branch in Delaware on the Delmarva peninsula. Serving Lewes, Bethany, Millsboro, Rehoboth Beach and Fenwick Island in Delaware, as well as Ocean City in Maryland, this branch joins 18 existing landscape management branches and five landscape construction branches that are located in Maryland, D.C., Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia... read more

NALP seeks speakers for Landscapes 2020

January 8, 2020By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) is currently seeking proposals for speakers for Landscapes 2020, held in conjunction with GIE+EXPO, Oct. 20-23 in Louisville, Ky. “NALP has a strong reputation for providing top-notch education at our annual Landscapes conference, and in 2020, we will continue to enhance and diversify our educational content to better meet the evolving needs of... read more

People on the Move: Updates from Kawasaki, Davey Tree and Allu Group

January 8, 2020By

The Engines Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. named Atsuhiro Yoshimatsu as executive vice president of the general purpose engine division and general manager of research & development. The appointment is effective immediately. He replaces Eisaku Mori, who held a similar position, and returned to Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. as general manager of the general purpose engine division. “I’m pleased... read more

SiteOne acquires New England-based landscape supply company

January 7, 2020By

SiteOne Landscape Supply acquired Dirt Doctors, a landscape supply company serving the greater New England market. Dirt Doctors has three locations that are focused on the distribution of hardscape and landscape supplies. “Dirt Doctors is a great fit with SiteOne as they add hardscapes, landscape supplies and natural stone to our existing irrigation, agronomic and landscape lighting product lines in... read more

NALP releases list of top 5 lawn care and landscape trends for 2020

January 7, 2020By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) unveiled its official list of the top lawn and landscape trends for 2020. Crafted using the expertise of professionals across the country, NALP annually predicts design and maintenance trends that will inspire Americans to create healthy and beautiful green spaces. “Foundational landscape elements remain on homeowners’ wish lists, but modern updates and technology... read more