TAG: California

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

LDI completes ELM acquisition

June 8, 2016By

Landscape Development (LDI), headquartered in Valencia, Calif., completed an asset purchase of Enhanced Landscape Management (ELM), located in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. LDI will retain the ELM brand and entire staff, including ELM Founder and Owner Greg Epstein, who will join LDI’s executive team as director of business development for its maintenance division. In... read more

Terracare Associates acquires Landscape Management Services

May 11, 2016By

Terracare Associates (TCA), an outdoor maintenance company based in Littleton, Colo., acquired Landscape Management Services (LMS), based in San Jose, Calif. The transaction is a strategic extension of TCA operations in Northern California. Terms were not disclosed. “This transaction is a terrific opportunity for our organization to grow along the peninsula, and we couldn’t be more pleased to partner with the... read more

SprayGreen splits into 2 divisions

May 10, 2016By

SprayGreen Landscape Service split its business into two divisions to offer its customers and franchisees more streamlined services, the company said. The first division is SprayGreen, which will expand distributor and franchise owner partnerships around the nation. The second is SprayandGreen, which will focus on retail operations. “It made good business sense to create two divisions,” says Charles Huckey, CEO... read more

IA releases drought report

February 2, 2016By

The Irrigation Association (IA) released the Drought Summit Discussion Report and Recommendations. The document provides a summary of a summit discussion on droughts and policy and program recommendations. In November, IA hosted a Drought Summit in conjunction with the 2015 Irrigation Show & Education Conference in Long Beach, Calif. Industry experts discussed the irrigation industry’s role in finding long-term solutions... read more