TAG: Chicago

SiteOne acquires Chicago-area distributor

January 25, 2017By

SiteOne Landscape Supply acquired Aspen Valley Landscape Supply. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are very excited to welcome Aspen Valley Landscape Supply to the SiteOne team,” said Doug Black, CEO of SiteOne Landscape Supply. “Aspen Valley is a leader in hardscapes and landscape supplies in the Chicago market. Their talented and tenured staff brings a wealth of... read more

Companies in the News: Mariani wins award for classic design, Davey restores historic company building

November 9, 2016By

Mariani Landscape, a privately owned residential landscape company based in Lake Bluff, Ill., was recognized by the Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art as the 2016 Acanthus Award winner for Landscape Design for the second year in a row. The award acknowledges and promotes excellence in classical and vernacular design.The honor highlights Mariani Landscape’s Grand Elegance project... read more

Crosstown Tree Service merges with SavATree

March 14, 2016By

SavATree, headquartered in Bedford Hills, N.Y., merged with Crosstown Tree Service of Chicago. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “After much consideration, I decided to merge with SavATree because they share our core values and emphasis on quality service,” said Abby White, owner of Crosstown Tree Service. “We know SavATree’s highly trained team cares about their clients and will work... read more

Mean Green Mowers adds new equipment dealer

May 4, 2015By

Mean Green Mowers, located in Hamilton, Ohio, added Russo Power Equipment as its new equipment dealer in the Chicagoland area. Russo Power Equipment has six locations in Frankford, Ill.; Schiller Park, Ill.; Naperville, Ill.; Hainesville, Ill.; Chicago, Ill.; and Lemont, Ill. It will now carry Mean Green’s line of lithium electric commercial mowers. read more

1-Minute Mentor: Gary LaScalea

March 12, 2014By

President of GroGreen, Plano, Texas Who’s your mentor? I’ve been in the industry for 40-some years, so I’ve had several. Bob Maddux, he’s one of the guys that inspired me back in my early days when I worked at a garden center (Delhi Flower & Garden Centers) in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the guy that worked you very hard, but... read more

Bayer to unveil vegetation management herbicide

August 23, 2013By

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience, is slated to launch Esplanade EZ—a new vegetation preemergent herbicide for protecting municipal infrastructure—at the American Public Works Association (APWA) International Public Works Congress & Exposition in Chicago, Aug. 25–28. “Municipal maintenance programs typically require three to five herbicide applications per six-month growing season,” said Matt Nespeca, manager of Bayer’s Industrial Vegetation Management... read more