Tag: coronavirus

Employee Safety

Keeping Workers Safe In The Field

Compiled from OSHA.gov During the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA generally recommends that employers encourage workers to wear cloth face coverings at work to help reduce the...
GIE+EXPO

GIE+EXPO Cancelled For 2020

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and continued regulatory uncertainty, the GIE+EXPO 2020 Show has been cancelled. According to show management, the unpredictable nature...
COVID-19 Crisis

Made In America

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Turf has refined its “Made In America” coverage to focus on what a handful of companies—both large and...
Turf Summer 2020 Issue

Turf Summer 2020 Issue

Editor's Letter: Strange Times Indeed It’s downright surreal to be writing this as the world fights a virus unlike anything I’ve experienced in my lifetime....
Plowz

Toro and Plowz & Mowz Offer Free Lawn Care To Healthcare Professionals

The Toro Company and Plowz & Mowz, an on-demand landscaping quote app, are working together to offer free lawn care appointments for healthcare professionals...
cleaning tax credit

Cleaning Tax Credit For Businesses Introduced In U.S. House Of Representatives

On April 15, 2020, ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, launched its Clean Start: Back to Work Tax Credit advocacy campaign. The focus of...
PPE

Trouble Finding PPE, Sanitizer, and Cleaning Supplies?

As the COVID-19 pandemic moves into its fourth month on US soil, even those small businesses who managed to procure a stock of PPE,...
networking

Landscape Crew Safety From A Pandemic Hot Spot

As the US begins to reopen, our battle with COVID-19 still isn't over. While new cases are falling or at least plateauing in many...
mowers

BOB-CAT Launches “Mow Forward” Campaign

BOB-CAT®, a leading manufacturer of commercial-quality turf mowers, has launched its new “Mow Forward” campaign and website landing page. Through the campaign, BOB-CAT aims...
PPP

Applications Reopen For New PPP Funding/Michigan Allows Lawn Work

Applications are being accepted again today for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) after the initial $349 billion of funding was exhausted in less than...

A Lawn Mowing Message Of Hope in NYC

  A giant heart, recently mowed into the lawn at New York City's Bryant Park by Baker & Sons Landscaping and Moe's Lawn Care, both...
Earth Day

Earth Day 2020: Pandemic Prevention & The Environment

  This year's Earth Day is a strange one. As the world deals with the horrors of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been bright spots...
Michigan

Updated April 24: Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association Files Suit Against State’s Stay-In-Place Order

Update: On April 24, Michigan's Gov. Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-59 (COVID-19), which allows for lawn care and landscapers to get back to work...
federal aid

Will Federal Aid Be Enough To Save Your Small Business?

Update On April 16, 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced it had exhausted allotted funds for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). SBA,...
essential

Landscaping Now “Essential” In Revised National Guidelines

  In what the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) deemed a “huge win for our industry,” it announced “landscapers” have now been added to...
COVID-19 safety

COVID-19 Safety Procedures For Landscapers

For lawn care and landscaping companies still operating during the coronavirus crisis, following comprehensive safety guidelines is crucial. Below are some COVID-19 safety recommendations...
"essential business"

Is Landscaping An “Essential Business” In Your Region? Updated March 31

Updated: March 31, 2020 In this time of COVID-19 crisis, can you still be operating your lawn or landscape business? This seemingly simple question has...
COVID-19 crisis

How Is Your Company Helping During The COVID-19 Crisis?

For over 30 years, Turf has received support from lawn care professionals, and manufacturers and service providers to the lawn care and landscape...
OPEI

Is GIE+EXPO Still On? And Other OPEI News

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) just released the association's response to COVID-19. President and CEO Kris Kiser said, "OPEI remains open for business,...
Buddleia Violet

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.

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®.
Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

Landscape design, Nature, and recreation all meet in this stunning and fun eco-alternative.
Backyard Makeover

Attractive Accessibility: Bobcat’s Backyard Makeover

Julie Rummer of Turlock, CA now has her wheelchair-accessible dream backyard thanks to the Bobcat backyard makeover contest!
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.