AGZA Initiatives

AGZA Initiatives Today

One of Turf’s first reports on The American Green Zone Alliance (AGZA) was back in 2014 when Jamie Banks, Executive Director of Quiet Communities...
water conservation

Irrigation & Water Conservation

COVID-19 has shifted consumer perspectives in unexpected ways. Residential clients have analyzed their outdoor living spaces and engaged in improvements. They’ve also sought ways...
business tips for lawn care pros

Six Essential Tips To Grow Your Lawn Care Business

Although providing high quality work is a must, any lawn care business owner can attest that delivering great work and staying on budget is...
pest management

Putting Pesticides In Place

It’s never too late to start thinking ahead when it comes to pest management strategies for your clients. Planning and preparing this fall and...
landscaping services

What New Services Should I Add In 2020?

There’s a reason why “growing pains” is a well-known term. Growing any business can be tricky, but for landscapers the statistics can be downright...
Lawnbot

Lawnbot Sales Tool For Landscapers Gains Funding

Lawnbot.biz, a company that provides intuitive chatbot sales and payment platforms to lawn care companies, has won $20,000 of funding from local start-up incubator...
workers compensation

Workers’ Compensation Costs Rising?

By Christopher Dik Owners of landscaping companies often face challenges finding new employees and keeping existing ones. But what happens when an employee gets hurt...
mosquitoes

Top 50 Cities For Mosquitoes

Yes, it's World Mosquito Day! And no one is celebrating. Instead, the day marks an international effort to raise awareness of the insect’s status...
call center

Landscaper Call Center Service Gains Funding

Slingshot, a customer engagement platform (or call center) for home services providers, such as landscaping firms, has closed a $2.4M seed round led by...
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.

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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.