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World Cup of Outdoor Living Products

June 29, 2018 at 4:25 pm

The World Cup of Outdoor Living was a customer-focused event that did not feature sales pitches or long, drawn-out talks. Instead, attendees get to learn best practices, installation techniques and selling points in small group settings.

Shops: Westmoor Country Club

June 21, 2018 at 4:00 pm

The shop may just seem like the building that houses tools and equipment, but there’s much more to it. The organization and functionality is a representation of the leadership. When the boss leads by example, it lends to a motivated and reliable crew.

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.

What is ‘My Top Products’?

May 23, 2018 at 11:23 am

‘My Top Products’ is a brand-new feature within our Online Store that organizes all of your most-often purchased products. You’ll be able to see all of the products you’ve purchased in the past, both in-store and online. Shopping for your favorite products has never been easier.

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.

Reinders 2018 Lighting Camp

April 25, 2018 at 12:33 pm

In the midst of dealing with snow, sleet, slush, mud and a whole lot more, Reinders 2018 Lighting Camp never wavered. The two-day camp offered classroom sessions and hands-on training to select local landscape professionals with the help of our lighting expert, Joel Reinders, and representatives from CAST Lighting.

5Qs / 5As with Twins Groundskeeper Larry DiVito

April 12, 2018 at 2:11 pm

Until recently, no one was allowed to touch the mound at Target Field other than two people: The pitcher and Head Groundskeeper Larry DiVito. Now in his 9th season with the Twins, DiVito has relaxed that rule a bit, allowing a longtime assistant to help shape the clay that sits atop the center of attention. DiVito, a longtime customer, sat down with Reinders during a break at a recent seminar to kindly answer a few of our Qs.

Inside the Industry – April 2018

April 4, 2018 at 1:29 pm

There is an endless cycle of rich, well-thought-out green industry content that might interest you. But you're busy, really busy, and we understand that. We've gathered the most relevant articles and topics from the green industry. One page with loads of topical information — take a look "Inside The Industry".