TAG: California

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

The Andersons’ DG products certified as organic in California

November 23, 2015By

The Andersons’ Humic DG and Black Gypsum DG are now certified as an Organic Input Material in California. These products already carry Organic Materials Review Institute listings for organic use. Humic DG and Black Gypsum DG are humic acid based, soil-applied amendment solutions designed to enhance soil microbial activity and increase the uptake of applied nutrients, the company said. Their... read more

How the drought in the West affects everyone

July 7, 2015By

Even if you don’t live in the Western states, you’ve heard by now about the severe drought and the historic water restrictions ordered by California’s governor. So why should you care if your area is doing just fine? Well, most regions suffer drought at one time or another. Many clients are more in tune to these types of issues now... read more