TAG: Stay Green

Companies in the News: LawnGuru closes $1M seed funding round; more from Aquascape, Heaviland, Stay Green, Swingle

July 27, 2016By

LawnGuru, the on-demand marketplace for lawn mowing and snow removal services, closed a $1 million seed funding round. The company, which recently moved its headquarters to Ann Arbor, Mich., will use the investment for national growth and research and development. It also plans to release a new Android version of its app this summer. According to a press release, the... read more

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

Companies in the News: Mariani, Stay Green, Green Lawn Fertilizing

December 3, 2015By

Mariani Landscape, based in Chicago, received this year’s Acanthus Award for Landscape Design by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art. Mariani’s project, Italian Renaissance (pictured), was acclaimed for its excellence in classical and vernacular design and embracing the Italianate architecture. The project is located in Winnetka, Ill., on Lake Michigan. “The homeowners gave us complete creative freedom,” said Sara... read more

CLCA bestows 55 Trophy Awards

January 20, 2015By

The California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) presented 55 Trophy Awards to landscape contractors this year. “The CLCA is thrilled to recognize outstanding California landscapers and their projects,” said Sandra Giarde, CLCA executive director. “Our association’s core goal is to support our members as they create beautiful, enduring landscapes that improve the quality of life. Winning a Trophy Award not only... read more

PERC video series provides contractors’ take on propane

September 24, 2014By

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) debuted “Straight Talk,” an online video case study series featuring interviews with landscape professionals across the country about their experiences using clean, American-made propane. Each of the six “Straight Talk” videos features a different landscape contractor or fleet manager discussing how propane meets their business needs. The videos were shot on location and... read more

Stay Green goes propane

June 6, 2014By

Stay Green, based in Santa Clarita, Calif., has launched propane-powered mowers that reduce emissions and fuel consumption. The $300,000 initiative includes the addition of 35 John Deere propane-powered ride-on mowers to the Stay Green fleet, replacing traditional gasoline-powered mowers. “This is a natural fit,” said Chris Angelo, CEO of Stay Green. The propane-mowers feature a dealer-installed OEM solution. The equipment... read more