TAG: Heads Up Landscape Contractors

Companies in the News: GSE receives Georgia business award, Heads Up welcomes summer interns, Kioti celebrate 30, Stay Green recognizes employees

May 25, 2016By

Graham Spray Equipment received an Outstanding Georgia Business certificate from Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp. Kemp, along with members of the Georgia Agribusiness Council, presented the award during a tour of the custom spray-rig company’s facilities last month. Heads Up Landscape Contractors will welcome nine college interns for 12 weeks this summer. The participating students are studying business, landscape design, landscape management, horticulture and other disciplines. The... read more

People on the Move: Signature names partners, Stihl hires vp of operations, PBI/Gordon names vp, and more

May 4, 2016By

Signature Landscapes in Reno, Nev., named Tim Laskowski, Tim Scott and Sal Perez as partners of the company. Laskowski is the installation division manager and senior estimator. He’s held several leadership positions in the industry and helped to create the training certificate program for Landscape Industry Certified professionals administered by the Nevada Landscape Association. He joined Signature in 2007. Scott is the residential maintenance division manager and... read more

Companies in the News: Heads Up gives back to Army vet and more

November 5, 2015By

Heads Up Landscape Contractors of Albuquerque, N.M, stepped up after its owners heard a local, wounded Army veteran needed grass for his service dog. “Lucky (his mastiff/Great Dane service dog) alerts me when I need oxygen for my headaches as a result of a traumatic brain injury and reminds me to take my medication twice a day. He also helps... read more

PLANET AEF welcomes 4 new ambassadors

March 31, 2015By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) named the newest ambassadors of the PLANET Academic Excellence Foundation (PLANET AEF). The ambassadors reached such a status by pledging $25,000 to the foundation, which awards scholarships to students enrolled in landscape contracting and/or horticulture programs at two-year or four-year colleges and universities. They include: •           Mike Hommel, Designs by Sundown, Englewood, Colo.; •           Tom Fochtman,... read more

Heads Up holds Equipment Rodeo

March 23, 2015By

Heads Up Landscape Contractors held its seventh annual Equipment Rodeo on March 13 at the company’s headquarters in Albuquerque, N.M. Around 200 Heads Up staff spent the day learning to stretch properly to prepare for work and how to safely use various equipment required in their jobs, including edgers, lawnmowers, trucks and trailers. The event comprised 24 stations set up... read more

Mowers: Which do you use and why?

November 5, 2014By

Adam Delagrange Founder, Delagrange Landscaping Centerburg, Ohio “Hustler. From a price point of buying these machines new, the Hustler brand tends to be cheaper than comparable models but they don’t lack the quality. Currently, we’re running two Hustler X-ONEs with 26-hp Kawasaki engines and 60-in. decks, and I also have a Hustler TrimStar walk-behind with a 17-hp Kawasaki and a... read more