grub control

Neonic Alternatives For Grubs

With neonicotinoids increasingly under fire, do you have a backup plan for grub control?
Pesticides and Pollinators

Pesticides & Pollinators

Pollinators are a vital resource that can potentially be impacted by application of pesticides. Expert tips on how to find a balance.
turfgrass in transition

Turfgrass In The Transition Zone

Hotter summers, fluctuating rainfall, new grass varieties... is turfgrass in transition?
hog damage, lawn

Have Client Properties Gone To The Hogs!?

Learn how to identify and control wildlife damage to landscapes from various pests, including feral hogs, armadillos, and moles.
Dormant seeding

Seeding In Cold Weather? Sure! If You Follow These Tips….

Dormant seeding, which generally occurs from now into March, will bring Spring success to turfgrass and Winter revenue to you.
Turfgrass maintenance

Fall Turf Tune-Up

Turfgrass maintenance is a critical aspect of maintaining healthy lawns: Fall is a chance to prepare turf for both Winter and Spring.

Troubleshooting Turfgrass Diseases

When battling turfgrass diseases, understanding when to implement cultural and chemical management strategies can save time, labor, and money.
Drought Tolerant Plants

The Best Drought & Flood Tolerant Plants

In an era of weather extremes, here are the best flood and drought tolerant plants for landscapes.
Landscape Irrigation

A Balanced Approach To Landscape Irrigation

Here are eight best practices for landscape irrigation to ensure water use is also about resource management.
overseeding

Turf Care: Optimal Overseeding

You can’t guarantee clients a perfect lawn after overseeding, but you can stack the deck in your favor by following these tips.
Spring overseeding

Successful Turfgrass Seeding & Fertilization

Aside from trying to thicken-up a lawn, are there other reasons for doing a Spring overseeding? One big reason for overseeding is to adjust...
invasive plants

Are You Planting Invasives? Here’s Some Alternatives

Many common landscaping plants can be harmful invasives. Here’s what to avoid—and native alternatives.
Mycorrhizae

Turf Care: Amazing Mycorrhizae

What is arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis and why is it important to turfgrass & plant growth?
new plants 2023

New Plants & Ideas For 2023

New plants introduced each year help landscapers push the envelope of design. Here are award-winning, trialed, top choices for 2023.
Spring weeds

Spring Weeds

Top offenders and treatments for turfgrass.
sod installation

Successful Sod Installation

Expert strategies and insights for the landscape professional. Sod installation projects are nothing new for lawn pros. Nevertheless, they can make or break a landscape—and...
NPK Fertilizer Label

Fertilizer Label Literacy

Micronutrients, acids, biostimulants? Today’s labels go beyond NPK. Here’s a primer. Historically, the NPK analysis told you everything you needed to know about a fertilizer:...
Fall Armyworms

March Of The Fall Armyworms

Will we see the same record numbers as 2021? The turf world is a constantly changing environment and being really good at what you do...
Popular Plantings

Popular Plantings For Landscapes In 2022

Reliable favorites, new introductions, and trends to watch.   A  new year means new plantings. What are the most popular favorites? What will “wow” your clients?...
turf disease control

What Are The Top Turfgrass Challenges Anticipated For 2022?

Weather is inconsistent; crabgrass, nutsedge, and brown patch can be counted on.   With last year’s employment and supply chain issues, the usual technical challenges, like...
ALB

USDA’s Most Recent Plans For Eliminating Asian Longhorned Beetle

Currently, 278.3 square miles are under federal quarantine for Asian longhorned beetle in Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, and South Carolina. Here's what to look for.
Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

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

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®.

A Preview Of Hardscape North America 2024

New speakers, a new Hardscape Construction Roundtable, an expanded estimating session, and more are planned at Hardscape North America 2024.
John Deere P-Tier

John Deere Debuts Five New P-Tier Models & Three New Attachments

John Deere introduces the 330 and 334 P-Tier Skid Steer Loaders, the 331, 333 and 335 P-Tier Compact Track Loaders to market.
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.