Tag: Keeping It Green

Follow 30-plus-year industry veteran and editor-at-large Ronnie Hall’s weekly blog as he shares insights on green industry trends.

Our Winning Green Space

Phoenix Elementary School Wins “Our Winning Green Space” Contest

When Maxine O. Bush Elementary School Principal Leslie Saulsby learned about the Project EverGreen “Our Winning Green Space” contest, he decided to enter but...
Detroit, Antonio McDuffy Park Makeover

Antonio McDuffy Park’s Extreme Makeover Completed

Earlier this month, the dedication of Antonio McDuffy Park at the corner of W. Philadelphia St. and 3rd Ave. in Detroit marked the culmination...
Rocket Community Fund

Rocket Community Fund Invests In Greener, Healthier Detroit

The Rocket Community Fund recently announced a $280,000 grant to Project EverGreen to support park renovation projects in Detroit. The donation is the largest...
organic weed and grass killer

EcoMIGHT Introduces Alternative Organic Weed And Grass Killer

A new organic weed and grass killer, Whack Out Weeds! (W.O.W.), is now available from EcoMIGHT. W.O.W., an alternative solution to toxic chemicals in...
community service

Village Green Launches “100 Years, 100 Trees” Campaign

Village Green, a Detroit-based property management company serving more than 90 cities throughout the U.S., has kicked off a major community service initiative by...
Arbor Day

Bartlett Tree Experts Will Distribute 21,000 Trees For Arbor Day

This Friday, April 26, 2019, is Arbor Day and to celebrate Bartlett Tree Experts will give away 21,000 tree seedlings in communities across the...
toro company

The Toro Company Launches Land. Water. Thrive. Initiative

With a commitment to helping its customers and communities worldwide enhance the beauty, productivity, and sustainability of the land, The Toro Company has introduced...
Don’t Guess When Making Spring Insect Treatments

Don’t Guess When Making Spring Insect Treatments

Neonicotinoids became popular with lawn care pros in the 1990s with the release of imidacloprid (Merit). In the following decade, other products from the...
Increase, Rise in Home Value

Strong Market Bodes Well For Landscaping In 2018

Single-family housing starts are strong across all regions in the nation, reported the U.S. Census Bureau on February 16. This is good news for...
Pricing Strategies

Should You Raise Prices Or Not? Do Both!

One of the questions owners of green industry service companies ask themselves every year is: “Should I raise or lower my prices?” Obviously, when the...
Personality Testing: Something To Consider

Personality Testing: Something To Consider

Have you ever taken a personality test? I did, actually several tests. I recently spent a lunch hour taking online tests. It was an...
fungicide

Neonics Remain Under Fire In Canada, Europe

The controversy over pesticide use and pollinator health shows few signs of abating.
Leaders Identify Themselves By Their Attitudes

Learning How To Build A Dream Leadership Team With Jeffrey Scott

Economic indicators point to strong consumer demand for green industry services again in 2018. But even in strong markets and operating in favorable economic...
SnowBot-Pro

The Robotic Breakthrough We’ve Been Waiting For

Sidewalk-clearing SnowBot Pro is coming to the market for the 2018-2019 snow season.
LaserEdge mower blade featuring the “EverSharp” cutting edge

Products Promising Sharper Blades, Easier Replacements

The third week each October, mower manufacturers fill the exhibit hall and the 22-acre outdoor demonstration area at the Kentucky Expo Center. Each new...
personality test

Personality Testing For Account Manager Candidates

Would you consider giving potential employees a personality test before hiring?

System Promises Precise Spraying And Mowing

Precision-guided spraying is now a reality — but not just spraying, claims Indiana entrepreneur Steve Booher. Precision-guided mowing, aerating and snow management is possible...
man running with smart watch

Wearable Technology A Good Fit For The Green Industry?

Don’t look for this being rolled out in 2018 for landscape and lawn care companies — but it’s coming. I’m referring to green industry...
Falling snow

During Design, Manufacturers Must Consider All Forms Of Snow Conditions

In its many forms, snow challenges Eskimos, contractors and product manufacturers.
Mt Kilimanjaro

A Life-Changing Climb To Bring Water To Those In Need

A Michigan irrigator was part of a team conquering Mt. Kilimanjaro for a greater purpose.
Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

Today’s low seed set sterile cultivars are not your parent’s Bradford Pears.

Arbor Day: Canopy Report Reveals America’s Favorite Tree & More

On this Arbor Day 2024, did you know that If trees could talk, Americans would want them to sound like Morgan Freeman? This and more serious statistics can be found in the "The Canopy Report," a new consumer report on how America sees trees by The Arbor Day Foundation.

Featured Videos

[VIDEO] Dickies®: Discover Workwear That’s Anything But Uniform

Looking for uniform solutions for your large team? An unmatched inventory and versatile looks are just a few reasons why companies trust Dickies®.

Volvo CE Launches Updated L30 & L35 Compact Wheel Loaders

Customers looking for 1.3–1.6 yd3(1.0–1.2 m3) bucket capacity or 2.4- to 2.6-ton fork payload will experience faster work cycles, improved maneuverability, tractive force and performance.
Design-Build Equipment

Get Equipped: Design-Build Equipment

From trenchers to compact track loaders and excavators, this assortment of design-build equipment will help your professional lawn care and landscaping services team get the job done.
Autonomous Snow Plow

Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

Teleo and Storm Equipment have introduced America’s only remote-operated and autonomous industrial snow plow.
Vulcan

Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.