Side Bar - Governor’s ban on landscapers and boats with motors makes no sense

John Tarrant

Executive Orders are coming fast and furious from the Governor’s office these days but she should re-think her most recent one extending the suspension of certain business activities across the state. The governor has been quick to tell us that it’s okay to get outside, enjoy the fresh air and get some exercise, in fact, she has encouraged us to do so as long as we keep the proper distance from others. But her Executive Order bans landscapers from doing what they do - cutting grass, weeding, mulching flower beds, planting and trimming shrubbery, etc. - but it’s apparently alright if I, as a property owner, get out there and do it myself. In fact I have seen a lot of people out in their yards doing annual spring cleanup work.

This makes no sense. Landscaping

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