Category: Landscape

Well Manicured Lawn with Rounded Flower Bed Edges

4 Common Summer Landscaping Problems & How To Prepare For Them

Landscape

If there’s one thing all landscapers can agree on, it’s that there will always be work to do when it comes to keeping turf healthy and thriving year after year. A lot of this comes down to things we talk about often—as they are not one-off problems, they are routine maintenance. As we head into the fall season, here are some common issues to keep top of mind before next summer.

Continue reading
  • Share on:

Ticks & Turfgrass

Landscape

Most people would argue that summer is the favored season. This time of year is full of activities, outdoor adventures, and more time spent working on your lawn and plant beds —but this also means higher exposure to nuisances like ticks. While these pesky little insects don’t damage turfgrass, they can be dangerous for humans and pets because of the host of different diseases that they can carry and readily transmit.

Continue reading
  • Share on:

Technology Spotlight – MESA

GolfLandscape

Everyone wants better looking, healthy turf, but to achieve that, you have to start by using the best fertilizer technologies. One of the best, most effective nitrogen sources available to get you the results you want is MESA®. This unique technology is a controlled nitrogen source that combines Meth-Ex® methylene urea and ammonium sulfate in a single, homogeneous particle.

Continue reading
  • Share on:

Landscaping Activities Kids Can Help With

Landscape

Whether you’re a landscaper or golf course superintendent, like many of us, you are likely spending a bit more time at home due to the current state of the world. While this can be frustrating as we head into an early spring around most of the country, it can also be an excellent opportunity to teach kids about landscaping and gardening.

Continue reading
  • Share on:

A Tale of Many Climates

GolfLandscape

It’s 2020, and our society is going global with each passing day. No matter where you are, you can get anything on Amazon shipped to your house in two days. Social media connects us to people across the world in an instant. But one thing that has to stay local–and will never be universalized–is your turf management plan.

Continue reading
  • Share on:

Planning for the Future

Landscape

As we head toward the end of 2019, it’s time to start thinking about what turf care plan you can offer to your customers in 2020. Now is a great time to focus on putting together and pitching your customers on year-long projects for the upcoming seasons. Let’s look at several factors that go into picking a plan that’s right for your business and customers.

Continue reading
  • Share on:
Well Manicured Lawn with Rounded Flower Bed Edges

Calculating Seed Rates

Landscape

Every customer wants a beautiful and healthy lawn. But achieving this means putting in plenty of time and effort—and the right amount of grass seed. As a professional, you’ve likely calculated seed rate before but we want to provide you with the knowledge that will guarantee you get it right every time. Because a healthy and luscious lawn means higher home values, better environmental benefits and of course, satisfied customers. 

Continue reading
  • Share on:
Grass Area in front of Trees

Planning for Fall

Landscape

A dive into fertility, seeding, and transplanting

Many people consider summer their favorite season, but turfgrass might not. Summer heat and traffic can take its toll on turf. August is typically the last month of extreme heat before turf professionals can start looking forward to cooler weather. While fall is on your doorstep, consider the following tasks as a part of your plan.

Continue reading
  • Share on:
Dry patches of grass with some white flowers

Summer Drought & Insect Control

Landscape

How to tell when turf is suffering from drought stress or infestation

Now that spring is over, and we are in the midst of higher temperatures and longer days, it is important to know the signs of summer turf stress. Whether it be from drought or insect damage, it’s imperative that you and your customers know the signs. This will allow you to identify what the issue is and treat their turf accordingly.

Continue reading
  • Share on:

Summer Mowing Maintenance & Turf Health

Landscape

How to get the most out of your mow

Mowing certainly plays a big role in your daily lawn care efforts once warmer weather arrives. Although some see mowing as a straightforward, blue collar task, the best pros in the business have a strategy behind every cut. They work hard and smart to make the lawn look good while keeping the turf healthy.

Continue reading
  • Share on:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 4

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.