Tag: Keeping It Green

Follow 30-plus-year industry veteran and editor-at-large Ronnie Hall’s weekly blog as he shares insights on green industry trends.

Personality Testing: Something To Consider

Personality Testing: Something To Consider

Have you ever taken a personality test? I did, actually several tests. I recently spent a lunch hour taking online tests. It was an...

Neonics Remain Under Fire In Canada, Europe

The controversy over pesticide use and pollinator health shows few signs of abating.
Leaders Identify Themselves By Their Attitudes

Learning How To Build A Dream Leadership Team With Jeffrey Scott

Economic indicators point to strong consumer demand for green industry services again in 2018. But even in strong markets and operating in favorable economic...

The Robotic Breakthrough We’ve Been Waiting For

Sidewalk-clearing SnowBot Pro is coming to the market for the 2018-2019 snow season.
LaserEdge mower blade featuring the “EverSharp” cutting edge

Products Promising Sharper Blades, Easier Replacements

The third week each October, mower manufacturers fill the exhibit hall and the 22-acre outdoor demonstration area at the Kentucky Expo Center. Each new...
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Personality Testing For Account Manager Candidates

Would you consider giving potential employees a personality test before hiring?

System Promises Precise Spraying And Mowing

Precision-guided spraying is now a reality — but not just spraying, claims Indiana entrepreneur Steve Booher. Precision-guided mowing, aerating and snow management is possible...
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Wearable Technology A Good Fit For The Green Industry?

Don’t look for this being rolled out in 2018 for landscape and lawn care companies — but it’s coming. I’m referring to green industry...
Falling snow

During Design, Manufacturers Must Consider All Forms Of Snow Conditions

In its many forms, snow challenges Eskimos, contractors and product manufacturers.
Mt Kilimanjaro

A Life-Changing Climb To Bring Water To Those In Need

A Michigan irrigator was part of a team conquering Mt. Kilimanjaro for a greater purpose.

Snow Season Isn’t Over. The Timeline For Next Winter’s Success Starts Now.

ICYMI: Ah, the arrival of Spring and end of snow season! Think again! In Turf's August 2022 issue, Phil Sexton, director for WIT Advisers,...
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Achieving Liquidity In Snow Services

ICYMI: Winter's not done with us yet--which means salting, spreading, and plowing aren't done with us yet either. Find out how John Langton's crew...

It’s The Earliest Spring In 40 Years In Some U.S. Regions

Some regions of the U.S. are experiencing an early Spring by as much as three weeks. Will it affect landscape pest control timing?

Best Selling Landscape Plants & Trees From GoMaterials

In 2022, GoMaterials helped source thousands of plants and trees for hundreds of landscaping projects. Here's the favorites.
Estimating Landscape Projects

Estimating Landscape Projects For Profit

When estimating landscape projects, get paid what you're worth by knowing your numbers and your breakeven on a job, and don’t cave to pressure to accept less.
Turf Design-Build February 2023

Turf Design-Build: February 2023

From estimating strategies to pool construction to heavy equipment, Turf's Design-Build February 2023 section is worth diving into!