Are You Planting Invasives? Here’s Some Alternatives
Many common landscaping plants can be harmful invasives. Here’s what to avoid—and native alternatives.
The Landscape As Ecosystem
How to foster Nature’s inherent beauty— from small yards to large meadows.
Turf April 2023 Issue
The Turf April 2023 Issue focuses on sustainability: Landscape as ecosystem, OPE battery power, gas vs. electric landscape equipment, and more!
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.
Turf February 2023 Issue
The Turf February 2023 issue focuses on buying new mowers, top marketing strategies for the year ahead, best plant choices for Spring, and more!
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...
Groundcover Alternatives To Mulch
Try these weed-smothering, attractive, spreading (but not invasive!) plants. Who doesn’t want a garden that requires less weeding? For landscapers and their clients it means...
Purdue’s Plant Doctor Helps Identify, Diagnose, & Report Pests
Now there's a new tool to help diagnose landscape plant problems. The Purdue Plant Doctor website, co-created by Purdue University professors Cliff Sadof and...
Minnesota “Lawns To Legumes” Accepting Applications
Minnesota landscapers, heads up! Here's something to make your clients aware of: The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) is once again...
What Landscape Plants Are In Short Supply? Report Released
Landscape material procurement marketplace GoMaterials released a report today detailing the severity of 2022 plant shortages. According to the report, "The sizes impacted by...