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Great news! Free trees for those who want to make the world a better place.

TreesCharlotte was established in 2012 as a public/private nonprofit collaboration to grow and diversify Charlotte’s urban forest by promoting tree stewardship, growing Charlotte’s tree canopy and educating how to plant and preserve trees.

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The H-2B guest-worker program gets potential one-year increase


On Feb. 21, DHS began receiving H-2B visa applications for the second half of fiscal year 2018. In five days, DHS received applications from businesses for 47,000 visas for the 33,000 available visas. The available visas were assigned randomly by DHS to applicants.

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H-2B program status update


The Byrd’s Group #1 challenge is finding labor in a local economy where the unemployment rate is at 4.2%. We are currently advertising in Charlotte and surrounding counties. We have posted jobs openings as far away as West Virginia, Kentucky, and upstate New York.

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Top 7 2018 Landscape Trends by NICOLE WISNIEWSKI


During my morning reading I came across this article in Turf Magazine written by Nicole Wisniewski. The title, Top 7 2018 Landscape Trends, really sparked my interest. Be sure to check out 7. Purple Reign.

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Two-wire irrigation systems


Irrigation technology has evolved considerably over the last 20 years. Here is a great article on the 'two-wire irrigation system' by Laureen Dowdle with Landscape Management Magazine

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Celebrating 10 Years of Service


On April, 26th 2016 The Byrd's Group recognize Rick Malarkey and Jamie Deese for 10 years of service.

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The Byrd's Group is Out Planting Spring Annuals....How About You?


April is the time of year when you need to be thinking about purchasing and installing your spring annuals. Historically the chances of a freeze are slim to none after the 15th of April and the consistent rain fall makes this the best time to get them in the ground.

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