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Honda poised to introduce new products for landscapers

Honda poised to introduce new products for landscapers

It’s going to be a few days before we can share what we learned at a Honda media event outside San Diego this week. Honda certainly isn’t the only equipment ...

New technology improves John Deere robotic lawn mowers

New technology improves John Deere robotic lawn mowers

In order to operate within a specific area, robotic lawn mowers rely on boundary wires installed on a property prior to their use. When homeowners move or make changes to ...

Keen Utility launches Fall ’15 boot lineup

Keen Utility launches Fall ’15 boot lineup

With an emphasis on outdoor-inspired design, Keen Utility’s additions to its Fall 2015 product line includes safety boots tailored for winter work. Part of the company’s American Built collection, the ...

Flower clocks: What bloomin’ time is it, anyway?

Flower clocks: What bloomin’ time is it, anyway?

Imagine you’re working in your backyard and you have somewhere you need to be at 11 a.m., but you’re not wearing your watch. How would you know what time it ...

Watch as a suped-up Panzer goes for a very fast ride

Watch as a suped-up Panzer goes for a very fast ride

Don’t try this at home. A Pennsylvania Panzer tractor recently got a makeover with the addition of a big-block Chevrolet engine with a Turbo 350. No other modifications were made, which, according ...

Topcon facilitates digital preservation of Japanese heritage site

Topcon facilitates digital preservation of Japanese heritage site

Topcon Positioning Group unveiled data from its participation in the digital preservation of the historic hydroelectric plant in Japan at a special event held in Bonn, Germany. The event took ...

Help potential landscaping clients find your company

Help potential landscaping clients find your company

Editor’s Note: This column was written by Jake Lane, a growth analyst for LawnStarter, an Austin-based tech startup that helps homeowners find and book lawn-care service. Having a steady stream of ...

Mower powered by pedaling makes its debut in the U.K.

Mower powered by pedaling makes its debut in the U.K.

Granted, very few landscapers need to find a way to fit more exercise into their schedules. But, just in case you’ve been spending more time behind a desk than behind ...

Here’s one way to grab landscaping clients’ attention

Here’s one way to grab landscaping clients’ attention

Related story here. Some folks don’t see the point in a small truck. They’ve got things to do, people and things to carry and can’t abide a four-foot bed thank you ...

Landscaping on historic Green Bay street gets help from Packers

Landscaping on historic Green Bay street gets help from Packers

The Green Bay Packers organization has stepped up to help maintain the median landscaping on Lombardi Avenue in the team’s Wisconsin hometown. In 2011, the state planted 172 trees, 640 ...

Get involved with industry issues – you can make a difference

Get involved with industry issues – you can make a difference

You are focused on your business; sometimes just keeping it afloat, or focused on making it better, or focused on growth. You have your nose to the grindstone and sometimes ...

Young engineer’s flying lawn mower takes off in New Zealand

Young engineer’s flying lawn mower takes off in New Zealand

After two months of work, Matt Saunders of Feilding, New Zealand, recently launched his flying lawn mower. Although it doesn’t actually cut grass, the model plane does perform loops and ...

California landscape designer creates steel focal points

California landscape designer creates steel focal points

Landscape architect David Fowler uses the typical tools of his trade – trees, shrubs, grasses, flowers and more – but he also incorporates unique and unexpected elements into his designs, ...

Magnum touts work boots’ looks, quality, readiness for the job

Magnum touts work boots’ looks, quality, readiness for the job

Landscaping work – like anything involving the occasional chainsaw – requires concentration. Concentration, in turn, is a lot easier if your feet don’t hurt. Just in time for the busiest ...

Tuning F-150s for towing

Tuning F-150s for towing

A lot of us never put much thought into towing with our pickups. We back up to the trailer, crank the jack down until the ball seats in the trailer tongue, ...

Landscapers: Share good advice during ‘Smart Irrigation Month’

Landscapers: Share good advice during ‘Smart Irrigation Month’

For all the fuss that lawns and landscapes have generated during the past several years’ extremes of drought and rainfall in abundance, we at the National Association of Landscape Professionals ...

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