TAG: California

Water World: Water-saving success

May 13, 2019By
Irrigation technology (Photo: Deborah Harkins, HydroPoint)

Location: Palo Alto, Calif. Company: Gachina Landscape Management A well-planned irrigation system is never more important than during a drought. With water conservation in mind, Gachina Landscape Management renovated Oak Creek Apartments’ irrigation system. It was California’s worst drought in decades, but the Gachina team helped Oak Creek take advantage of a $50,000 rebate from the Santa Clara Valley Water... read more

New learning center offers top-tier training

April 23, 2019By
Photo: Frank Niccoli

Foothill College launches new learning center for students and industry professionals alike to improve their hands-on skills and experience. read more

Stay Green acquires Pacific Crest Landscape

March 26, 2019By

Santa Clarita, Calif.-based Stay Green acquired Pacific Crest Landscape. Stay Green ranked at No. 81 on the 2018 LM150 list. Donnie Smith, president of Pacific Crest, has over 25 years of industry experience and will continue to supervise operations from the Orange County location that he first acquired in 2009. Smith and his crews join Stay Green’s team of over... read more

3 reasons to invest in attachments

February 22, 2019By
Photo: Case Construction Equipment

Why landscape pros may want to add attachments to their lineup. read more

BrightView acquires California Bay Area company

January 10, 2019By

BrightView kicked off 2019 by announcing the acquisition of Emerald Landscape Company, Inc., a commercial landscaping firm located in California’s Bay Area. read more

Avenue South herbicide registered for California use

August 29, 2016By

California contractors can now integrate the Avenue South Broadleaf Herbicide into their operations. The herbicide manufactured by PBI/Gordon was registered for use in California by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. The product is ready to ship, according to the company. “Improved turfgrass varieties are becoming as popular in California as they have in the South,” said Dave Loecke, herbicide product manager... read more