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5 Reasons to Choose Reinders Holiday Lighting

October 30, 2018 at 10:42 am

The holiday season can be a huge opportunity for extra business and excited customers. But how can you reel in all those potential buyers? Holiday lighting can do that extra-special something to your next residential or commercial job site.

Offseason Planning for Landscape Contractors

October 29, 2018 at 8:27 am

The off-season is the perfect time to reflect on the previous year of work. You put in countless hours and dealt with ups and downs from the weather, to labor issues and shortened seasons. We know a lot of you are thinking vacation, but before you stick your toes in the sand, look back at the previous year and how your entire maintenance operation performed.

What Every New Irrigation Contractor Should Know

July 24, 2018 at 1:48 pm

Becoming a successful irrigation contractor is a difficult process that requires lots of patience, support and hard work. Building a solid base of satisfied customers and success stories is critical to giving your irrigation contracting business the reputation and body of work that demands respect.

5 Tips For Grounds Managers

June 7, 2018 at 4:12 pm

Grounds managers put in countless hours. Expectations are always on the rise. Budgets? Not so much. How can you establish and maintain high-quality turfgrass when you're short on staff and your budget is shrinking?

Kichler’s Variable Lumen Output Landscape Lighting

May 31, 2018 at 11:54 am

What is VLO? VLO is Kichler’s newest landscape lighting technology and it stands for variable lumen output. In other words, one commercial-grade fixture can produce three different lumen outputs, or amounts of light. These three different lumen outputs are easily interchangeable with a magnetic key.

How Does Weed Killer Work?

May 15, 2018 at 9:45 am

You should be able to get a handful of meaningful information from the product label, however, deciding on the correct herbicide to treat your (or your client’s) lawn is not as simple as one would hope. We chatted with Jeff Schmidt at PBI Gordon to understand some of the more complex nuances of the products and their chemistries.

Why Some Turf Renovations Don’t Work

April 30, 2018 at 12:49 pm

There are a number of reasons why a turf renovation project fails. Even when you think you did everything humanly possible to ensure total success, you still get disappointing results. Why? Well, in plain talk, you missed something.