Tag: Michigan

minimum wage

Will You Be Affected By New Minimum Wage Increases?

Almost half of U.S. states increased their minimum wage requirements for employers as of January 1. Here are the numbers.
spongy moth

The Spongy Moth…It’s Back And Spreading. Find Out Where.

Destructive spongy moths have been found in almost half of U.S. states, and can cause damage to more than 300 tree species.
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...
PPP

Applications Reopen For New PPP Funding/Michigan Allows Lawn Work

Applications are being accepted again today for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) after the initial $349 billion of funding was exhausted in less than...
Michigan

Updated April 24: Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association Files Suit Against State’s Stay-In-Place Order

Update: On April 24, Michigan's Gov. Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-59 (COVID-19), which allows for lawn care and landscapers to get back to work...
"essential business"

Is Landscaping An “Essential Business” In Your Region? Updated March 31

Updated: March 31, 2020 In this time of COVID-19 crisis, can you still be operating your lawn or landscape business? This seemingly simple question has...
Western Michigan University

Safety On A Snowy Campus

At the 1,200-acre Western Michigan University campus in Kalamazoo, MI, a significant task for the Landscape Services team, a unit of the WMU Facilities...
Planterra Conservatory

Planterra Expansion Includes Outdoor Garden, Building Addition

Construction plans have been approved in West Bloomfield, MI for an anticipated expansion at Planterra Conservatory. The project expands the botanical garden venue with...
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...
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.
salt

Study Reveals Salt Is “Sleeping Giant” Of Environmental Threats

A recent study shows salt is the sleeping giant of environmental threats to water and soil. Follow these tips for more responsible road salting as part of snow management.

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Plant pests

USDA Invests $70 Million To Defend Against Plant Pests & Diseases

The USDA is investing $70 million to defend against plant pests and diseases including box tree moth and sudden oak death.

This Spring Will Bring Billions Of Cicadas In Rare Brood Convergence

Fascinating, harmless, yet often annoying to outdoor workers, cicada swarms will be emerging in parts of the U.S. this year. Find out where.

Techo-Bloc Launches 2024 Hardscape Products & Trends

Techo-Bloc's 2024 theme of "Quiet Luxury" seen in new Caffè Crema color, Natural Stone Collection, and Silver Granite color.
McKay Landscape Lighting

Lighting A Lush Landscape

A “Secret Garden” project focuses on plants as highlights.