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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.
Resilient Landscapes

Creating Resilient Landscapes

Ten months after Hurricane Ian hit Southwest Florida, what’s changing in landscape design? Lessons in creating resilient landscapes in the face of extreme weather.
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.
shade

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.
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...
Christmas

More Resilient Species Is Now New National Christmas Tree

Even the National Park Service is picking more resilient trees for its installations these days. Ahead of the holiday season, the National Park Service...
Ghost

NYC’s Ghost Forest Speaks To Ecosystem Restoration

There's just one month left to view a towering grove of spectral cedar trees in New York City's Madison Square Park, whose bare trunks...
trees

Late Summer Tree Care

Late summer is a good time to look for potential problems in your customers’ landscapes. Early leaf color changes or drop, galls on external...
Gothic Landscape

My Landscape: Turf, Trees Integral To Office Park

In the San Francisco Bay Area, Pathline Park is a 42-acre office park designed to maintain a light environmental footprint. Gothic Landscape, a commercial landscaping...
Turf Spring 2021 Issue

Turf Spring 2021 Issue

Editor's Letter: We Can Be Heroes Right now I feel like a superhero. I feel nearly invincible. Why? Because I’ve gotten my first COVID vaccination...

8 Climate-Smart Plants For Northern New England

As every landscaper knows, factors like humidity, rainfall, and length of seasons determine what to plant and when to plant it. But what do...
tree fertilization

Fall Fertilization Of Trees & Shrubs

Just like turf, trees and shrubs are healthiest when the soil in which they are growing has sufficient nutrients and conditions to promote root...
ALB

Asian Long-Horned Beetle (ALB) Spreads To South Carolina

Asian Long-Horned Beetle (ALB), an invasive wood-boring beetle that attacks 12 types of hardwood trees in North America, was found for the first time...
Arbor Rx

New Fall Treatment For Trees: Arbor Rx

Arborjet | Ecologel announce a new fall treatment plan: Arbor Rx™, a highly effective, liquid line of tree fertilization and soil enhancement products,...
trees

Isaias Clean-Up: Tree Evaluation After A Major Storm

As Hurricane Isaias wreaks havoc on the Eastern Seaboard, landscapers know that once the dust settles, they'll be involved in clean-up activities on client...
tree

Arbor Day 2020: Tree Care In Tough Economic Times

Today is Arbor Day during a pandemic. And while normally, communities would be gathering to plant trees, instead many today are quietly honoring the...
Tree Services

For A Thriving Tree, Location Is Key

Location, location, location—the battle cry of the real estate agent. Of course, it’s not just for realtors, it’s for lawn care operators and landscape...
ornamentals

Ornamentals Feature: Spring Planting

For most landscapers without big plowing operations, Spring signals the start of the busy season. While there’s much to do in terms of mowing...
U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Sourcing, Cutting, & Transporting The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

  The annual lighting of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, known affectionately as the “People’s Tree,” is an honored tradition of more than 50 years....
vaccine

Winter Weather: Selling More Than Plowing

We all know that a heavy snowfall can do more than just make roads and sidewalks impassable. For property owners, the weight of the...
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®.
Green Roof Installation

Green Roof Installation

Why limit your landscaping services? Take them to greater heights.
Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

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