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grub control

Neonic Alternatives For Grubs

With neonicotinoids increasingly under fire, do you have a backup plan for grub control?
emission-free equipment

Federal Tax Credit For Zero-Emission Commercial Landscape Equipment Introduced

A recently introduced federal bill would provide professional landscapers with a 40% credit on the purchase of zero-emission equipment up to $25,000 every year.
Makita AFTC

Two Makita Battery-Powered OPE Systems Earn AGZA Field Tested Certification

Two Makita Battery-Powered OPE Systems, the XGT® and ConnectX™ now carry the AGZA Field Tested Certification, or AFTC.
Pesticides

NALP & Colorado Landscapers Advocate For Pesticide Applicators’ Act

The government relations team of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) was on the ground recently in Colorado in collaboration with the Associated...
gas-powered mowers

Buying New Mowers?

Gas-powered mowers are still considered the go-to machines for many in the Green Industry. Here’s what some experts had to say.
John Deere Green Industry

What’s In The Market For 2023?

Bigger, badder, battery-operated everything. And robots! Depending on your perspective, the professional lawn care and land-scape Industry is either ripe with exciting new opportunities or...
pollinator

Pollinator License Plate To Fund Wildflower Highway Habitats

Here's another way to support pollinators: Pennsylvania drivers and motorists who want to encourage  pollinators will soon be able to buy specialty license plates...
battery

Benefits & Challenges Of Transitioning To Battery Power

Sustainability Workshop With AGZA, NALP & Others Held In NJ   It was a beautiful day to learn about battery power. Yesterday, Turf attended a sustainable...
Pesticides

Pesticides Increasingly Under Attack In State Legislatures

Op Ed: The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) urges advocacy. The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) will hold its ELEVATE conference and expo...
Turf April 2022 Issue

Turf April 2022 Issue

Editor's Letter: April 2022 Issue "It's not that easy being green." - Kermit The Frog Perhaps no one empathizes with Kermit right now better than lawn and...
McCoy Horticultural Sustainability

Journey To Sustainability

Recently, I had a chance to reflect on my 30 years in the Green Industry. I was preparing a presentation and intended to speak...
landscape legislation

Bans, Laws, & Legislation

Various state and local legislation coming down the pipeline stand to have large impacts on the Green Industry and the day-to-day operations of lawn...
Green Landscaping

AGZA & NALP Collaborate On Responsible Transition To Zero-Emission Landscape Equipment

The American Green Zone Alliance (AGZA) and the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) announced this week that they will work together on an...
Mower Trends For 2022

YouTuber Brian Fullerton’s Top 5 Mower Trends For 2022

Brian Fullerton is host of Brian’s Lawn Maintenance, one of the most popular YouTube channels for landscapers. Owner of a landscape company for 16...
Heat Safety

New Federal Rules Will Help Reduce Heat-Related Worker Deaths

Record-breaking temperatures in 2021 — including July, the earth’s hottest month on record with 200 million Americans under heat advisories — increased worker deaths...
Voices For Healthy Green Spaces

A New Voice For Issues Facing The Lawn & Landscape Industry

The National Association of Landscape Professionals launches a digital advocacy program to address legislation targeting gas-powered equipment,  H-2B, and more. In an era of increased...
H-2B

Record High H-2B Demand; Less Than 25% Chance To Receive Workers

In an already difficult labor market, landscape companies currently have less than a 25% chance to access much-needed guest workers through the H-2B program....
Organics

Federal Legislation Aims To Ban Certain Pesticides

RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment)® joined more than 350 pesticide user organizations this week, sending a letter to all members of the...
infrastructure

The Infrastructure Act & New Landscape Opportunities

  The House of Representatives recently passed the bi-partisan $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which makes significant investments in the nation’s transportation, water,...
snow and ice management

Trends For Snow Contractors To Watch

Virtually every industry has been changed by the pandemic. From minor inconveniences due to a change in protocol to major disruptions in livelihoods, the...
Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

Today’s low seed set sterile cultivars are not your parent’s Bradford Pears.

Arbor Day: Canopy Report Reveals America’s Favorite Tree & More

On this Arbor Day 2024, did you know that If trees could talk, Americans would want them to sound like Morgan Freeman? This and more serious statistics can be found in the "The Canopy Report," a new consumer report on how America sees trees by The Arbor Day Foundation.

Featured Videos

[VIDEO] Dickies®: Discover Workwear That’s Anything But Uniform

Looking for uniform solutions for your large team? An unmatched inventory and versatile looks are just a few reasons why companies trust Dickies®.
Green Roof Installation

Green Roof Installation

Why limit your landscaping services? Take them to greater heights.
Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

Landscape design, Nature, and recreation all meet in this stunning and fun eco-alternative.
Autonomous Snow Plow

Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

Teleo and Storm Equipment have introduced America’s only remote-operated and autonomous industrial snow plow.
Vulcan

Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.