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Turf April 2024 Issue

Turf April 2024 Issue

With a focus on the Living Landscape, the Turf April 2024 issue features permaculture yards, natural pools, battery equipment, and green roofs. Plus, how to increase online leads.
Turf February 2024 Issue

Turf February 2024 Issue

Featuring the winner of the inaugural Turf Lawn Striping Contest, the February 2024 issue helps Green Industry professionals earn their stripes.
Vectorworks 2024

Vectorworks 2024 3 Blooms With Possibilities For Landscape Design

Global design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. announces the third update to its Vectorworks 2024 product line. In addition to performance improvements that elevate the overall quality of the software, the update also debuts a new integration with the online plant database and Vectorworks Partner Network member PlantMaster.
McKay Landscape Lighting

Lighting A Lush Landscape

A “Secret Garden” project focuses on plants as highlights.

Taking Root: A Landscape Love Story

Turf's editor recalls her first experience in the transformative power of plantings and the empowering nature of creating beauty.
Groundcovers

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...
Turf August 2023 Issue

Turf August 2023 Issue

The Turf August 2023 issue provides the knowledge and tools landscapers need to create more resilient landscapes in the face of today's extreme weather.
Drought Tolerant Plants

The Best Drought & Flood Tolerant Plants

In an era of weather extremes, here are the best flood and drought tolerant plants for landscapes.

Turf June 2023 Issue

Exploring landscaping in the era of drought or deluge, the Turf June 2023 issue — The Water Issue — focuses on water conservation, irrigation, sustainable solutions, and more.
invasive plants

Are You Planting Invasives? Here’s Some Alternatives

Many common landscaping plants can be harmful invasives. Here’s what to avoid—and native alternatives.
Landscape As Ecosystem

The Landscape As Ecosystem

How to foster Nature’s inherent beauty— from small yards to large meadows.
Turf April 2023

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 2023

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

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...
Purdue Plant Doctor

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...
Drought BWSR

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...
GoMaterials 2022

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...
2023 AAS

AAS Perennial Winners: Perfect Additions To Any Client Landscape

All-America Selections, a non-profit plant trialing organization has three new perennial AAS Winners, which will be available in the 2023 garden season. They are:...
Turf June 2022 Issue

Turf June 2022 Issue

Editor's Letter: June 2022 Issue Not A Drop To Drink I could fill this Editor’s Letter with scary statistics about water shortages and drought, but unless...
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®.

Volvo CE Launches Updated L30 & L35 Compact Wheel Loaders

Customers looking for 1.3–1.6 yd3(1.0–1.2 m3) bucket capacity or 2.4- to 2.6-ton fork payload will experience faster work cycles, improved maneuverability, tractive force and performance.
Design-Build Equipment

Get Equipped: Design-Build Equipment

From trenchers to compact track loaders and excavators, this assortment of design-build equipment will help your professional lawn care and landscaping services team get the job done.
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.