Turf Spring 2020

Turf Spring 2020 Issue

Editor's Letter: Where Will You Grow This Year? Keeping customer lawns and landscapes green and healthy keeps your business in “the green” and healthy, too....
Western Michigan University

Safety On A Snowy Campus

At the 1,200-acre Western Michigan University campus in Kalamazoo, MI, a significant task for the Landscape Services team, a unit of the WMU Facilities...
facility management

Surveying Commercial Properties

Facility management leaders responded to questions to describe their sites, groundskeeping budgets and staffing strategies and — for those with in-house teams —their...
landscape design

Small Project, Big Impact

Photoscape LLC of Fort Myers, FL transformed a zero-lot-line property with a landscape design of unique plantings that maximized the 2,600 square foot project....
Miralon, Agrihood

Miralon, A New Agrihood

In Palm Springs, CA, a developer is building the next agrihood in the desert. Olive trees and pockets of citrus trees are a centerpiece. The...
University of Mississippi

My Landscape: The Grove At Ole Miss

Featuring 160 trees, this 10-acre area is a daily stop for students and faculty as well as a gathering place for commencement and other...

Controlling Typhula Blight

Turfgrass managers in any area will have to make a judgment on whether to use one of the above chemical treatments based on their historical snowfall records
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.