One of the biggest aspects of curb appeal is the lawn. Whether it’s a commercial property or residential home, the lawn is an emerald litmus test for how much the property is cared for and maintained. This means it’s crucial for property owners to, at the very least, have healthy grass. Thankfully, our Lawn Care […]
As a landscape contractor, one of the most important steps in guaranteeing a healthy and attractive lawn for your clients is to prevent the growth of undesirable grasses before they can become a problem. Applying pre-emergent herbicides is an effective way to proactively eliminate them early on. Pre-emergent contains chemicals that work to inhibit the […]
I work with lawn care companies and property management groups, small and large, responsible for taking care of their client’s valuable outdoor assets. Some share the same passion for growing grass as I do. We belong to the same Order of Turf Nerds United. We know the secret handshake that separates us from, well…. normal […]
Sports turf managers are not well defined. Quite often, managing ball fields defaults to those who have a passion for the work or feel a calling to help neighborhood kids who love the game or may even aspire to play in the Big Leagues someday. Many are maintained by volunteers, parents, seasonal laborers, and custodial […]
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.
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.