ALB

Asian Longhorned Beetle Update: ALB Currently Found In Four States

Asian longhorned beetle had invaded four states. Compliance training is required for landscapers in areas affected by the tree-killing ALB.

Seven Tough Trees For Urban Areas & Climate Challenges In 2023

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society suggests three types of trees that can fight the effects of increasing climate uncertainty in urban spaces.
Groundcovers

Groundcover Alternatives To Mulch 

Try these weed-smothering, attractive, spreading (but not invasive!) plants.   Who doesn’t want a garden that requires less weeding? For landscapers and their clients it means...
ESCS aggregates

Making Soil A Stormwater Sponge

Engineering soil with ESCS aggregates can can help keep rainfall onsite, reduce erosion, and enhance plantings.
Taking Root

Arborjet Announces $10,000 Taking Root Scholarship Winners

Students Taylor Sirios of Massachusetts and Natniel Zemede of California are each receiving $10,000 Taking Root Scholarships from Arborjet/Ecologel.
spongy moth

The Spongy Moth…It’s Back And Spreading. Find Out Where.

Destructive spongy moths have been found in almost half of U.S. states, and can cause damage to more than 300 tree species.
9/11

Bartlett Stewards The Oaks Of The 9/11 Memorial

  In honor of 9/11, Turf is rerunning this post from 2020 about the swamp white oak trees planted at the Memorial. Today marks a day...

Hawaii’s 150-Year-Old Banyan Tree Will Hopefully Survive

After the devastation of killer wildfires, a 150-year-old tree is providing hope to residents of Lahaina, HI.
Spotted Lanternfly

Top 20 Regions For Spotted Lanternfly

What are the top 20 regions for spotted lanternfly? Here are the results of a TruGreen study based on data between May 2022 and May 2023.
Trees + Tech

PlanIT Geo To Host Three Trees + Tech Summits

PlanIT GEO will hold three all-day Trees + Tech Summits, gathering experts and practitioners to discuss urban forestry and technology.
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.
salt

Study Reveals Salt Is “Sleeping Giant” Of Environmental Threats

A recent study shows salt is the sleeping giant of environmental threats to water and soil. Follow these tips for more responsible road salting as part of snow management.

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®.
Davey facility

Davey Will Recycle Wood Waste Into Biochar Soil Additive At New Facility

Davey Tree Expert Company has opened a biochar facility in East Dundee, IL, that will recycle wood waste from client properties and turn it into an environmentally friendly soil additive, biochar.
Plant pests

USDA Invests $70 Million To Defend Against Plant Pests & Diseases

The USDA is investing $70 million to defend against plant pests and diseases including box tree moth and sudden oak death.

Techo-Bloc Launches 2024 Hardscape Products & Trends

Techo-Bloc's 2024 theme of "Quiet Luxury" seen in new Caffè Crema color, Natural Stone Collection, and Silver Granite color.
McKay Landscape Lighting

Lighting A Lush Landscape

A “Secret Garden” project focuses on plants as highlights.