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OCTOBER 14, 2021
Going to GIE+EXPO? Here’s what to expect
Louisville said it's ready for GIE+EXPO. Here's what to expect at this year's show in terms of vaccination requirements, mask rules and show size.
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California to phase out new gas-powered small engines
Contractors can keep using their gas-powered mowers and other tools that use small off-road engines, but the state will offer rebates and other incentives so contractors can upgrade to electric.
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Take our 2021 Industry Pulse Survey
Tell us how your business fared this year and where you think the industry is going, and you could win a $50 gift card or lunch for the team on us!
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Landscape Workshop acquires Quality Lawns of NWF
Landscape Workshop recently completed the acquisition of the landscape operations of Quality Lawns of NWF, based in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
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Envisor Academy to host webinar series
Educational programming from Envisor Consulting will focus on organizational development, financial planning and strategies for future success.
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Bayer wins Roundup trial in California
Bayer has won its first jury trial, defending Roundup active ingredient glyphosate from claims that it can cause health problems.
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Penn State to offer plant identification, weed management course
Penn State Extension has launched two new online courses on pruning practices, common weed identification and more for landscapers, horticultural professionals and others.
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mowing+maintenance ↴    
Photo: Polaris Commercial
Polaris launches new UTV
Polaris Commercial introduced its midsize model of the Pro XD UTV, designed for lighter payloads, tighter spaces and remarkable comfort.
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Photo: Derek Johnson Visuals
Hardscape Solutions: Nature's play
The story and photos behind the project that won Designscapes Colorado a 2020 Award of Excellence from the National Association of Landscape Professionals.
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irrigation+water management ↴    
Recommender: Heads and nozzles
Landscapers share their favorite heads and nozzles for irrigation systems.
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Part 2: Simplify autonomous mowing with Greenzie software
Greenzie CEO and co-founder Charles Brian Quinn joins LM Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones to discuss how the company aims to use software to simplify autonomous mowing. He breaks down how the software works with Wright mowers to provide a variety of options for users. Learn more about how a one-button system and remote control work to make autonomous mowing easier.
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Insights from LM's editors and landscape industry leaders
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What is the secret to long-term successful employees?
Phil Harwood shares how solving labor issues at your business includes taking a look at the relationships between your employees and past employees.
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What’s your favorite memory of GIE+EXPO?
Our editorial advisory board members share their favorite memories of the big show.
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Check out our 2021 GIE+EXPO show preview
Show regulars share why GIE+EXPO is such an important event and offer tips on how to get the most out of your trip.
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LM August 2021 Photo: Brian Bohannon Photography
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