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7/22/2014 - Entries Sought for HNA Hardscape Project Awards

Hardscape North America is now accepting entries for the 7th Annual HNA Hardscape Project Awards to be presented during the HNA 2014 Awards Breakfast being held on Friday, October 24, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. The HNA Hardscape Project Awards recognize the contractor's ability to create outstanding hardscape projects. Fifteen award categories include...


7/16/2014 - Author Janine Driver to Present CENTS Keynote

Janine Driver, the New York Times Best Selling author of "You Say More Than You Think" (Random House) and, most recently, "You Can't Lie To Me" (HarperOne) has been selected as Keynote for CENTS Marketplace & University January 7-9, 2015, at The Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio. Driver will present her keynote on Thursday, January 8, 2015, followed by a breakout...


7/15/2014 - PERC, Audubon International Partnership

The Propane Education & Research Council announced that it has partnered with environmental nonprofit Audubon International to advance the use of clean, low-emission propane equipment, which aligns with Audubon International's mission to facilitate responsible environmental management practices. PERC's support of Audubon International demonstrates a commitment to promoting awareness...


Promotions at Rhodeside & Harwell - Rhodeside & Harwell, an award-winning landscape architecture and planning practice...

7/10/2014 - Promotions at Rhodeside & Harwell

Rhodeside & Harwell, an award-winning landscape architecture and planning practice headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area, has promoted three of the firm's senior staff. Kurt Parker, an associate principal and landscape architect, has been promoted to shareholder with the firm. Parker joined Rhodeside & Harwell in 1994 and has overseen major projects for the firm including...


7/10/2014 - HNA 2014 - Don't Miss It!

Workshops, educational opportunities and hands-on hardscape demonstrations
Events, workshops and conference sessions have been announced for the hardscape industry's largest trade show, HNA 2014. This year's show will take place Oct. 22-24 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. HNA 2014 offers many favorite events from previous years, including the Installer Championship and HNA Hardscape Project Award breakfast, as well as new workshops and hands-on...


6/27/2014 - Buckeye Equipment is Newest Authorized Terex Distributor

Buckeye Equipment Sales, LLC, is now an authorized distributor of the Terex compact construction equipment line in northeastern Ohio. As a Terex distributor, Buckeye Equipment Sales offers full sales, rental, service, parts and financing to customers in the arbor, landscape and construction industries. "We are pleased to welcome Buckeye Equipment Sales as our newest Terex compact equipment...


San Diego CLCA Beautification Awards - 
The Judges Award for residential maintenance was given to Columbine Landscape Inc...

6/25/2014 - San Diego CLCA Beautification Awards

The Judges Award for residential maintenance was given to Columbine Landscape Inc. of Solana Beach for the Padovani Residence project in San Diego. Photo by Charles White, MTEK Studios. The San Diego chapter of the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) recently honored 17 local landscape contractors with 2014 Beautification Awards for excellence in landscape installation...


6/24/2014 - ASLA NY Members Earn National Recognition

The New York Chapter of the ASLA is proud to recognize its members to be elevated to the ASLA Council of Fellows for 2014. The national office of the American Society of Landscape Architects announced on June 17, 2014, that the following members will receive the highest honor bestowed within the profession of landscape architecture for their lasting contribution and professional achievements. ...


Almanza Receives Ditch Witch Award for Superior Service - Recognized for outstanding service, the Ditch Witch organization...

6/18/2014 - Almanza Receives Ditch Witch Award for Superior Service

Recognized for outstanding service, the Ditch Witch organization awarded Jerry Almanza of Ditch Witch of Central Texas with the Harold Chestnut Award. This award is presented annually to the worldwide Ditch Witch parts marketing manager who best exemplifies the superior service, enthusiasm and dedication of Harold Chestnut, who served as Ditch Witch parts manager for more than 30 years. ...


Toro Kicks Off Centennial Year Celebration - On July 10, 2014, The Toro Company will celebrate a rare business milestone -...

6/17/2014 - Toro Kicks Off Centennial Year Celebration

On July 10, 2014, The Toro Company will celebrate a rare business milestone - achieving 100 years in business. According to Michael J. Hoffman, Toro's chairman and chief executive officer, Toro attributes its remarkable longevity to, "the character of our people and channel partners, and their relentless commitment to serving our customers and building market leadership through innovation." ...


6/14/2014 - Laiche Honored with Award from ASIC

Toro Water Conservation Business Manager Jim Laiche was awarded the American Society of Irrigation Consultants 2014 Roy Williams Memorial Award at this year's annual conference in Portland, Oregon. Laiche, who grew up in south Louisiana, was introduced to irrigation in Dallas, Texas, working for a small landscape and irrigation company where he learned to design and install irrigation systems. Armed...


6/13/2014 - ASLA-NY Celebrates 100 Years

Announces 2014 President's Dinner Honorees
The New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA-NY) announced the honorees for the 2014 President's Dinner Gala. On November 6, 2014, ASLA-NY will host its 100th Anniversary President's Dinner, an annual event that has grown to include over 400 landscape architects, design professionals, vendors, city officials and partner organizations. Each year the chapter honors individuals...


6/13/2014 - Three Join Toro Irrigation/Lighting Businesses

The Toro Irrigation, Irritrol and Unique Lighting Systems Businesses have added three experienced professionals to their teams. Orion Goe is the new product marketing manager for the Toro residential/commercial hydraulic products. Goe has six years of product marketing experience in another industry, as well as significant international experience in these roles. He earned his bachelor's...


6/11/2014 - Hardscape North America Registration is Open

Early-bird discount for registration before Sept. 11
Registration is now open for the No. 1 industry trade show for hardscape contractors and dealers. Hardscape North America 2014 will take place Wednesday through Friday, October 22-24, in Louisville, Kentucky. Wednesday is open exclusively to dealers, distributors, retailers and media, and Thursday and Friday are open to all in the industry. Early-bird registration is only $40 and includes: ...


Toro Hosts Workshop at 2014 PLANET Student Career Days - Environmental sustainability workshop focuses on technologies tha...

6/3/2014 - Toro Hosts Workshop at 2014 PLANET Student Career Days

Environmental sustainability workshop focuses on technologies that use resources responsibly
Horticulture and landscape students who attended the 38th annual Professional Landscape Network (PLANET) Student Career Days learned more about environmentally friendly business practices from a workshop sponsored by The Toro Company. The environmental sustainability workshop presented by Toro's chief agronomist, Dr. Van Cline, focused on the need for efficient use of resources and technology solutions...


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