Rocks, Blocks and Beyond...
December 13, 2012
Norseman Structures
Brooke Rockwell

What’s on Your Wish List?
After my dad’s recent open-heart surgery, I’m just asking for him to get healthy and happy. What’s at the top of your wish list for 2013? Read More

Jeannie Fitch

From the Drawing Board
Landscape designer Jeannie Fitch talked with fellow designers to find out what they say are their gotta-have tools. From hand tools to footwear to Fitch's favorite tool, there may be one or two that you'll want to add to your gotta-have list. Read More

Warranty on Work
Do you offer clients a warranty on your work? If so, how long, 1, 2, 5, 10 years? Check out this post on to find out what your peers are offering their clients. Read More


Call for Entries—APLD Landscape Design Awards
The Association of Professional Landscape Designer's International Landscape Design Awards Program honors the best in landscape design from around the world. Entry categories include residential, nonresidential, small gardens, planting design, show gardens, specialty projects and cost-efficient projects. Read More

Coffman Stone is Now Semco Outdoor
Semco Outdoor, known for its natural landscaping and building stone across the Midwest for over a decade, has acquired Coffman Stone. Semco Outdoor has begun transitioning the Coffman Stone brand into Semco Outdoor in consumer, wholesale and advertising communications. Read More

Paladin Contributes to Hurricane Sandy Relief
Paladin Attachments contributed a total of $11,882 to the Salvation Army's Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund. Read More

Gladstone Wins Chipper/Shredder at GIE+EXPO
ECHO Bear Cat and its distributor, Jerry Pate Turf and Irrigation, awarded Barry Gladstone with a new ECHO Bear Cat SC2170 Chipper/Shredder. Gladstone was the winner of the giveaway at GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky. Read More

2013 Green Truck Summit Keynote Speakers Announced
The 2013 Green Truck Summit features two high-level keynote speakers: a leader in the vocational truck industry and a renewable energy innovator. The Green Truck Summit, presented by International Truck, is produced jointly by NTEA and CALSTART. It runs March 5-6 in conjunction with the NTEA's Work Truck Show 2013 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind. Read More

Toys for Tots Receives Donation from Case
Case Construction Equipment shipped more than 3,000 die-cast construction machine models to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation following the destruction of the organization's toy warehouse in Dover, N.J., during Superstorm Sandy. Read More

General Equipment Adds Scudder to the Team
Phil Scudder has been named national sales manager for General Equipment Co. Scudder is responsible for the development and coordination of sales and marketing for accounts in the construction-related marketplace. He will also oversee the company's network of sales representative organizations in North America. Read More

ARA Donates to Hurricane Relief
The ARA Foundation has donated $6,000, $3,00 each, to the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army. These agencies are critical to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts for residents in New York, New Jersey and other East Coast areas affected by the storm. Read More

Bartel Joins Atlantic Water Gardens
Rick Bartel has joined Atlantic Water Gardens as international sales manager and educator. As a 30-year veteran water feature designer, he has been published more than 350 times for his articles on quality water feature design and installation. Read More

Allmand Bros., Inc. Celebrates 75 Years
Founded in 1938 in a small garage in the town of Huntley, Neb., Allmand Bros., Inc., now under the third generation of Allmand family leadership, celebrates 75 years in the manufacturing business. Read More

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