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...
spring tree services

2022 Trends, 2023 Expectations For Landscapers From GoMaterials

GoMaterials, a wholesale plant and tree source for landscapers, recently offered its summary of how last year's lawn care industry trends impacted landscaping businesses...
Snowplow Accident

Jeremy Renner Snowplow Accident: What Happened & Safety Reminders

By now, many of us have heard about the horrible snowplow accident actor Jeremy Renner suffered on January 1 while operating a 14,333-pound PistenBully,...
Ohio ALB

Progress On Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication In Ohio

This past November, the USDA Plant Protection & Quarantine (PPQ) Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) Eradication Program in Ohio celebrated another victory—the ALB quarantine is...

Can Plants Help With COVID-19 Treatment?

Here's news for all you plant enthusiasts: Scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) recently announced that plants could...
GreenKeeper

Registration Open For GreenKeeper Turfgrass Education Courses

Deadline to register for Introductory Certificate is December 31. GreenKeeper University is an online educational program that offers courses in the field of turfgrass science,...
Bartlett Branches

Honoring Veterans: Bartlett’s 2022 Saluting Branches Day of Service

More than 80 arborists from Bartlett Tree Experts offices across the U.S. donated a day of tree work this past September to honor America’s...

Example of New Hire SOP

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War on Pests

The War On Pests : From Spotted Lanternfly To… Pythons!

Landscape professionals have been at war with pests since the dawn of time. From the emerald ash borer hiding its eggs within healthy trees...
Bobcat Statesville

Bobcat Completes Manufacturing Facility Expansion in NC

Bobcat Company recently completed its Statesville manufacturing facility expansion with a ceremonial ribbon cutting attended by company leaders, employees and community members. The $70...
Kress

Kress Outdoor Power Equipment: Coming Soon To U.S. Yards

Kress, a European producer of professional-grade outdoor power equipment (OPE) for lawn care and landscape professionals, is coming to North America. Acquired by Positec...
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Drought, Lawn Removal, & Landscape Watering Survey Released

Nearly 20% of U.S. homeowners with water restrictions have removed lawns, according to a just-released survey from Rachio, a manufacturer of smart irrigation controllers....
fireflies

Lightning Bugs Vs. Fireflies, Loopy 5s, & Other Facts On Glowing Beetles

  While July 4th fireworks already seem a distant memory, the summer sky will still be lit thanks to fireflies, or lightning bugs. Here’s some...
Powershed

Powershed: Solar Charging Of Robotic Mowers Is Spreading

In the April issue, Turf reported on Powershed, a  patent-pending solar charging solution for robotic mowers. It was co-invented by former University of Tennessee...
insect

‘Biblical’ Cricket & Grasshopper Swarms Spur Oregon Program

Some private landowners can now be reimbursed for pesticide costs. ARLINGTON, Ore. (AP) — Driving down a windy canyon road in northern Oregon rangeland, Jordan...
AG Track

ASV Restores North America’s First Compact Track Loader

ASV Holdings Inc., a manufacturer of compact track loaders and skid steers, recently showcased the company’s history with a restored Ag-Track, North America’s first...

Is Your Turf Ready For Its Close-Up? Enter The Milorganite Contest

Share your best lawn for a chance to be on the Milorganite® fertilizer bag. Do you use Milorganite fertilizer? Do you have a showcase lawn? The...
Landscaper Workwear

5 Trends In Landscaper Workwear

Look for more outdoor brands, style versatility, and breathable rainwear this season. What’s trending when it comes to workwear and gear for landscaping professionals? The...
spongy moth

A New Name For An Old Pest & A Treatment Reminder

For more than 100 years, Lymantria dispar, once known as "Gypsy moth," had a common name based on a derogatory slur for people of...
boxwoods

Boxwoods At Risk: Invasive Pest Found In U.S. For First Time

On March 23, a quarantine was established for the box tree moth (BTM) in Erie, Niagara, and Orleans Counties in New York by the...
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®.
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.
Aspire Brava

Aspire Pavers by Brava Debuts Four New Paver Products

Aspire Pavers by Brava has introduced the Bullnose with Legs, Bullnose Corner, Transition with Legs, and Transition Corner new paver products.
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.