Tag: Turf Fall 2021 Issue

fall fertilizer

Fall Fertilization Tips: One Size Does Not Fit All

Like politics, all lawn care in America is local—well, let’s make that regional. But you get the point. Consider the differences in turfgrass growing...
retaining walls

Drainage & Retaining Walls

Retaining walls are useful structures that form a transition between areas of different elevation. Retaining walls allow steep, unusable slopes to be avoided. A...
work-life balance

Work-Life Balancing Act

Whatever the season, lawn care and landscape pros are busy with one aspect or another of business and operations. This past summer, Turf spoke...
tree species analysis

Performing A Tree Species Analysis

Do your clients have too many of too few tree species? Probably. An overabundance of just a handful—such as elm, eucalyptus, Austrian pine,...
pests Spotted Lanternfly

Three Tree & Shrub Pests To Watch

Last December, a CNN article declared 2020 as the year of scary bugs. But 2021 has perhaps been worse with the return of the...
Leaf mulching

Fall Leaf Mulching

For those in landscaping, fall is one of the hardest working seasons of the year with shorter daylight hours, large projects wrapping up, and...
tree care

Tree Services: Taking Tree Care To New Heights

Editor's Letter It finally happened this summer. Standing on my porch, a flicker caught my eye and there it was—a spotted lanternfly (SLF). I had...
job costing

Six Ways To Improve Job Bids

Creating better and more accurate landscape bids should be a top priority of your sales team. Accurate and timely bids based on precise job...
NYU Langone Health

My Landscape: Urban Greenery At NYC Hospital

With well-being the focus, the new hospital tower at NYU Langone Health includes a landscaped entrance plaza and generous terrace. In 2018, the opening of...
Spreaders Sprayers & Seed

Get Equipped: Spreaders, Sprayers & Seed

Here are some of the latest Spreader, Sprayer & Seed introductions! Companies also exhibiting at GIE+EXPO, held October 20-22 in Louisville, KY, include Booth...
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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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.

This Spring Will Bring Billions Of Cicadas In Rare Brood Convergence

Fascinating, harmless, yet often annoying to outdoor workers, cicada swarms will be emerging in parts of the U.S. this year. Find out where.

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.