Tag: lawns

soil testing

Reading A Soil Test Report: Understanding Terms And Acceptable Ranges

Whether it’s preparing customer properties for spring, ongoing maintenance, or troubleshooting problems, soil testing is often a highly recommended step in many aspects of...
xeric

Experts Choices For Xeric Turfgrass & More

Lawns have been the centerpiece of American landscapes for a very long time and especially in the 20th century. Now, with the increasing effects...
organic fertilizer

Nature Safe Organic Fertilizer Keeps Millions Of Pounds Out Of Landfills

The release of Nature Safe's new organic fertilizer will prevent 39 million pounds per year of organic waste from going to landfills. Brought online...
fungicide

Fall Fungicide Applications For A Healthier Spring Lawn

  When it comes to warm-season grasses, spring quality is influenced more by what you do (or don’t do) the previous fall. Sending the turf...
nematodes

It’s Not Too Late To Control Nematodes

Nematodes are detrimental turf pests found in golf course greens, fairways and tees across the United States. They are small, microscopic, unsegmented worms that...

Get Yards Ready For Fall With Six Tips From TurfMutt

For more than a decade, the TurfMutt environmental education and stewardship program has advocated the importance of managed landscapes and other green space as...
National Aerate Your Lawn Day

RYAN Announces “National Aerate Your Lawn Day” Campaign

RYAN® has announced its National Aerate Your Lawn Day campaign for 2020. The “holiday”—falling on September 19—gives lawn care professionals resources and a reminder...
organic weed and grass killer

EcoMIGHT Introduces Alternative Organic Weed And Grass Killer

A new organic weed and grass killer, Whack Out Weeds! (W.O.W.), is now available from EcoMIGHT. W.O.W., an alternative solution to toxic chemicals in...
summer job

Friday Funny: This Summer, Work Smarter, Not Harder

Most bosses would be less than pleased with an employee who hangs out at the zoo in a lawn chair all day, posting on...
mosquitoes and ticks

Top 10 Cities And States Pestered By Mosquitoes And Ticks

Spring has finally arrived and that means warmer temperatures and frequent rain showers. While many enjoy the sunshine, the rise in humidity and increase...
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.

Featured Videos

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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.