Valley Green to Distribute PlanTTech Fertilizers

Valley Green has been appointed as a master distributor for a new research-based fertilizer line called PlanTTech Organic Fertilizers. PlanTTech is a joint venture with fertilizer manufacturer Grigg Brothers. The fertilizers are designed with environmental considerations in mind, do not contain sewage sludge or manure and come in granular and liquid forms.

Lucky to Distribute Ardisam Products

Ardisam, Inc., Cumberland, Wis., announced that it has reached an agreement with Lucky Distributing, Portland, Ore., to distribute its products on the West Coast. Lucky will be the exclusive distributor of Ardisam’s Earthquake power equipment and Cumberland stoves in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, California, Arizona, Alaska and Hawaii.

CSU Students Awarded Top Honors at PLANET Event

Five Colorado State University students placed first in events at the 33rd annual Professional Landcare Network’s Student Career Days. CSU’s 17-student team took second place overall out of 59 schools. First-place winners from CSU included Catherine Braunlin, business management; Mallory Elkins, interior landscape design; Daniel Blackwelder and Travis Bottini, irrigation assembly; and Steve Schommer, pest management.

Swingle employees helped Westridge Elementary students plant trees on Earth Day.

Swingle Celebrates Earth Day, Receives Award

Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care, Denver, Colo., participated in the Professional Landcare Network’s Day of Service, held on Earth Day. Tom Martin, Jon Elliott and Keith McLachlan helped students at Westridge Elementary plant three new trees and install mulch rings around all the trees at the school.

Families First presented its 2009 Outstanding Corporate Support Award to Swingle. Since 2006, the company has donated landscaping services to Families First, including caring for lawns, bushes, trees and drainage and irrigation systems, as well as creating a holiday light display at The Family Center each holiday season.