Articles about lawn care


Turfgrass tips to prep customers’ lawns for the summer

Last updated: 06/03/2018

While the approaching summer time will coax more homeowners outdoors with warmer temperatures and longer days, it is important to take advantage of the remaining springtime to...

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Tech Tip: Zoysia - For Landscape & Lawn Care Pros

Last updated: 05/25/2018

What a weird sight! This lawn is beyond brown but has something green growing in the middle of it! This is Zoysia; of if you’re into calling grasses by their Latin names,...

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Finding a work-life balance

Last updated: 05/21/2018

In April, Lawn & Landscape talked to several spouses in the landscaping industry on how to achieve work-life balance. Rich Arlington, CEO of Arlington Lawn Care, and his wife of...

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Industry roundup: Registration now open for NALP’s Renewal & Remembrance

Last updated: 05/21/2018

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) will once again hold its annual volunteer service event Renewal & Remembrance in conjuncture with its advocacy event...

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Adding an incentive-based pay program

Last updated: 05/21/2018

© stocknshares | iStockphoto Crew members are an essential part of your business. It’s their job to be the face of the company as they go about their daily tasks of maintenance,...

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Step by Step: How to aerate properly

Last updated: 05/21/2018

As time goes on, soil naturally compacts. Aeration, also called coring and aerifying, perforates the soil to allow air, water and nutrients to reach a lawn’s roots. It also...

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Tech Tip: Stemming and Seedheads

Last updated: 05/21/2018

You’ve fertilized, applied crabgrass control, sprayed weeds, and instructed your customer on how to water and mow their lawn. On your last visit, the lawn was screaming green,...

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Cub Cadet demos its robotic mower

Last updated: 05/21/2018

Valley City, Ohio – During a demo event, Cub Cadet and MTD Products showcased some of its latest product offerings, including Cub Cadet XR3, a robotic mowing product the company...

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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: 05/14/2018

A lack of snow in the Wasatch Mountains this winter is one of the reasons more weeds are growing in your yard this spring. Utah’s capital city has been named one of the 10 worst...

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Smart moves: Smart home technology

Last updated: 05/14/2018

Home automation technology is on the rise, bringing opportunities for landscape companies. As you pull into the drive after a long day’s work, the exterior lights on your home...

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