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TAG: coronavirus coverage

Conserva Irrigation is surviving — and thriving

April 20, 2020By

For Conserva Irrigation, an irrigation firm with franchises across the U.S., the business is not just surviving — it’s thriving, according to Russ Jundt, founder of the company. “While it’s been an awkward time where we’ve needed to pivot and be more thoughtful and more prepared, with all the different CDC protocols, our sales for Q1 were up 65 percent... read more

Project EverGreen develops initiative for healthcare workers

April 15, 2020By

Project EverGreen has formed the GreenCare for Troops Cares for Our Health Care Heroes initiative to provide nurses, paramedics and other frontline health care professionals with complimentary lawn care and basic landscape services. Current GreenCare for Troops volunteers are asked to nominate frontline healthcare professionals in their community to receive services. Volunteers are encouraged to identify potential recipients through neighborhood... read more

Drost Landscape prepares action plan should landscaping be declared essential in Michigan

April 14, 2020By

While landscaping has been declared as a nonessential service in the state of Michigan, the team at Drost Landscape in Petoskey, Mich., is poised to jump back into work and armed with an action plan should the ban on landscaping services be lifted, according to owner Bob Drost. “This was something we were blindsided by. We had no idea it... read more

Silver linings at Cherrylake

April 13, 2020By

Cherrylake sees silver linings on the horizon as it expects its maintenance and construction sectors to keep pushing forward, despite the coronavirus pandemic. The central Florida company, which ranked at No. 127 on the 2019 LM150 list, is comprised of an 1,800-acre tree farm, a landscape and irrigation construction division and a landscape maintenance division. “We’re very fortunate to be... read more

The new normal: How the green industry is adapting

Virginia Green Lawn Care spray tech (Photo: Tony Ventouris)

How the lawn care and landscaping industry throughout the country is adapting to "the new normal" amid the coronavirus pandemic. read more

Seth’s Cut: We’re in this together

April 10, 2020By
Photo: Seth Jones

Seth Jones relays his experiences over the past month as the coronavirus pandemic has picked up steam across the country. read more