Tag: Washington DC

Leaf blower

This City’s Gas Blower Ban Just Took Effect

January 1 marked more than just New Year's Day. To landscapers in Washington, D.C. it also meant the death knell of their gas leaf...
Mall

NALP Honored By National Mall For Turf Rehab & Tree Care

On December 4, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) was presented with the Partner of the Year Award by the National Mall and...

Ruppert Landscape Helps Install Flags Commemorating Pandemic Toll

  In Washington, DC last week, over 150 employees from Ruppert Landscape’s Maryland, DC, and Virginia branches came together to assist Maryland artist Suzanne Brennan...
tree

Five Great Shade Trees To Beat The Heat From Casey Trees

On July 13, Washington, D.C. hit its 17th consecutive day above 90 degrees. The following week was no better with a heat advisory in...
John Deere

John Deere Continues Donations To The National Mall

John Deere recently donated a new fleet of equipment to The Trust for the National Mall. The equipment will assist in maintaining the turf...
mosquitoes and ticks

Top 10 Cities And States Pestered By Mosquitoes And Ticks

Spring has finally arrived and that means warmer temperatures and frequent rain showers. While many enjoy the sunshine, the rise in humidity and increase...
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.

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®.
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.