Are You Seeing Climate Creep
in Your Region?
By Ron Hall
They fly over in huge ragged V's. From a distance, their dark silhouette against the early morning pink sky looks like Canada geese. But there's no raucous honking and you recognize them for what they arecormorants. To me, at least, their appearance in such large numbers suggests climate creep caused by more than a decade of warmer-than-normal temperatures. Read More
Be Prepared for Summer and Fall Diseases
The traditional disease triangle components of host, pathogen and environment influence the degree of damage that's experienced on all species of turfgrass. When season of year is added to the mix, some considerations change and some remain the same.
Reasons Why Herbicides Fail
Herbicides applied to turfgrass are generally effective when they're applied according to label instructions. Manufacturers spend a lot of time and money testing and retesting products for efficacy, as well as the potential for environmental damage before they're released.
Researchers Study Microclover with Turf
Researchers at The Ohio State University are studying the introduction of Microclover into turfgrass to test the feasibility of developing a more environmentally friendly, sustainable turfgrass ecosystem.
SureGuard Herbicide Registered for Use
on Dormant Bermudagrass
Valent Professional Products' SureGuard Herbicide is now registered for use on dormant bermudagrass.
Real Green Systems' Service Assistant Software
Service Assistant software is designed for service businesses of any size that need to get up and running fast. The administration tools give you the options to change the way the features operate so you get a customizable solution without the cost of custom software.
Service Assistant allows you to manage your workflow, from marketing to the initial customer call, all the way to invoicing and receivables, and all customer records, schedules, dispatch needs, and personnel information, including a complete history of events, are managed within the software.
Service Assistant includes complete system integration, marketing support database, on-site training, technical support and complete forms support. Features include quick customer access, customer history, call log, invoicing, routing, scheduling, marketing, technical support, reports and mapping.
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Storing Your Stuff for the Winter
It's already mid-September and before you know it snow will be flying. So, what do you do to your equipment before putting it away for a few months? Members of LawnSite.com discuss their preparations. Read More
Direct Solutions and PLANET Trailblazing
at the 2012 GIE+EXPO
Direct Solutions and the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) have announced that two lucky GIE+EXPO attendees will be offered a mentoring and business learning opportunity through the PLANET Trailblazer program.
Rain Bird Academy Announces Irrigation
Rain Bird Services has announced the dates and locations of its 2012-2013 Rain Bird Academy training season.
Swingle Named Top Company
by Colorado Business Magazine
Swingle Lawn, Tree and Landscape Care has earned ColoradoBiz Magazine's 2012 Top Company Award in the Services category.
Dwyer Group CEO Dina Dwyer-Owens Wins Women That Soar Award
On September 24, 2012, from 12 to 1 p.m., Women That Soar will host a press conference to announce the 2012 honorees, which include Dwyer Group CEO Dina Dwyer-Owens, and plans for the Fifth Annual Women That Soar Awards.
Project EverGreen's Ft. Myers Program
Opens Museum Exhibit
Project EverGreen's GreenCare for Communities location in Ft. Myers, Fla., opened its "Backyard Nature: Living GREEN" exhibit at the Imaginarium Science Center on Aug. 18.