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Pro Turf Care: The Bowling Green

Last updated: 05/12/2018

This is the second blog in a series of blogs relating to turf care professionals. The aim of my Pro Turf Care blogs is not to set out a ‘how to’ guide. The aim is to highlight...

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Man and machine: Current mower trends foretell future developments

Last updated: 05/12/2018

Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series. Mower Matchup was created to delve into the pros and cons of various mower features and provide a comprehensive look at...

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Why Fransen Group focuses on boutique design/build work

Last updated: 05/12/2018

The company's focus features high-end amenities, which separates the budding firm from others in Louisville. Subscribe Look up, way up, in downtown Louisville. Check out the...

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Tech Tip: Forsythia and Crabgrass

Last updated: 05/12/2018

Spring is upon us, finally, and our lawns are slowly beginning to wake up from their long winter’s nap. It seems like twenty minutes has elapsed from the time the last snow bank...

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Crabgrass and spotted spurge and dandelions, oh my! Salt Lake City lawns are among the worst in the nation for weeds in 2018

Last updated: 05/12/2018

1 of 6 View Caption (Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Dandelions are in full bloom in front of Salt Lake City Hall on Monday April 23, 20... (Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake...

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5 ways parents can teach young kids how to help around the house

Last updated: 05/12/2018

Running a household is hard work — that’s why everyone who lives in a home should pitch in to help maintain it. From dishes to dusting and laundry to lawn care, encouraging...

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Grasses galore

Last updated: 05/11/2018

There are both aesthetic and ecological uses for towering natives, meadow-like groundcovers and more in the landscape. Subscribe Nothing says erosion problem faster than a bare...

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The One-Third Rule is Bunk (and why we should still preach it like gospel)

Last updated: 05/11/2018

As a brand new lawn care specialist, one of the first things you learned was to tell your customers to follow the one-third rule of mowing. What if I told you that the one-third...

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Five Tips for a Well-Maintained Lawn this Spring

Last updated: 05/11/2018

Growing a lush, lovely, weed-free lawn isn’t about doing one thing right; it’s about doing a combination of things right. If you complete one task incorrectly – or skip it...

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Certification Programs

Last updated: 05/11/2018

Professional Development to Enhance Industry Standards The Landscape Industry Certified programs are designed to help advance your career and the landscape industry....

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