New Study Suggests Some Annual Varieties Support Pollinators Better Than Others

A new study suggests some annuals support pollinators much better than others. Here are the popular winners.

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.

Earth Day: Join The Initiative To Reduce Plastic Plant Pots

An astounding 95-98% of plastic horticultural pots end up in landfills. The Healthy Pots, Healthy Plants initiative is trying to change that.
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Eclipse 2024: Plant Reactions & Ways To Watch

In the 2017 eclipse, bees stopped buzzing and returned to their hives. Plants such as oxalis and mimosa opened and closed their leaves in response to the light and temperature.

Get To Know Natives: Kintzley’s Ghost Honeysuckle

Kintzley's Ghost Honeysuckle is deer-resistant, drought-resistant, attracts pollinators, and is non-invasive—with a highly interesting back story.
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April 1 News: How To Grow M&Ms In Your Garden!

Want to grow M&Ms in your garden? Popular Youtube channel, GrowVeg, explains how to sow and space your chocolate plants correctly, and demonstrates key techniques.
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Final Bloom Of Beloved “Stumpy” Cherry Tree Is National News

Stumpy, a scraggly cherry tree who became beloved as a symbol of resilience during the pandemic, is marking its last Spring. Seawall rehabilitation of the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. will require its removal in May.
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It’s Spring! Get A Jump On Invasive Insects With These USDA Updates

Today's the first day of Spring and along with greening turfgrass, singing birds, and blooming daffodils, are the far less welcome signs of warming temperatures—the return of hungry invasive insects.

Glow-In-The-Dark Firefly™ Petunias Will Light Gardens This Spring!

Firefly™ petunias, a groundbreaking bioluminescent plant developed by Light Bio, is now available for pre-order in the U.S.

New National Seed Strategy To Ensure Native Plant Supply

Nearly $18 million will be provided to ensure ready sources of native seeds and advance a new National Seed Strategy Keystone Initiative.
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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.

Taking Root: A Landscape Love Story

Turf's editor recalls her first experience in the transformative power of plantings and the empowering nature of creating beauty.
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Turf Magazine’s Top Ten Most Popular Stories In 2023

Here are Turf magazine's top ten most popular stories in lawn and landscaping news for 2023.

Poinsettias: Stunning New Varieties & 10 Fun Facts

Check out photos of stunning new varieties of poinsettia, learn about Joel Robert Poinsett, and discover where they grow wild!
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Need Help Identifying Turf Weeds? Join This Free FMC Webinar

This Friday, Dr. Andrew Osburn will discuss the importance of proper weed identification and the basics of identifying grasses, sedges, and broadleaf weeds. 
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USDA Unveils Updated Plant Hardiness Zone Map

Just released: a new 2023 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map. Half of the country has now shifted to the next warmer half zone.
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Emerging Tech Addresses Root Girdling

The failure rate is high when planting trees: Emerging tech TreesROI™ hopes to give newly planted trees better chances to reach maturity.
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Staking Trees For Better Outcomes

Staking trees properly assures greater success so they can mature into valuable assets that provide shade and beauty.
Storm Resilience

Assessing Trees For Storm Resilience

Landscapers should examine for defects, confirm with an arborist, and optimize pruning.
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Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid, Of What Lurks In Lawns & Forests

Be afraid, very afraid, of what might be lurking in the lawn! These fungi are scarier than blowing leaves for a client with an irate neighbor!
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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.

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Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

Landscape design, Nature, and recreation all meet in this stunning and fun eco-alternative.
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Attractive Accessibility: Bobcat’s Backyard Makeover

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Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

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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.