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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The One-Third Rule is Bunk (and why we should still preach it like gospel) - For Landscape & Lawn Care Pros

Last updated: 05/03/2018

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...

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Weed Watch 2018

Last updated: 04/12/2018

The National Association of Landscape Professionals announced the 10 U.S. cities that are expected to be most impacted by weed growth and disease this spring and summer. April...

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National Lawn Care Month

Last updated: 04/07/2018

Find a Landscape Professional CELEBRATING THE BENEFITS OF HEALTHY LAWNS American backyards are where toddlers learn to kick a ball, where teenagers play flashlight tag under the...

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Lawn care: Removing not-so-lucky charms from the yard

Last updated: 03/08/2018

It’s the time of year when white clover begins to appear all around the yard, but some customers might not find it as appealing when present in their landscape. These...

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Save The Bees

Last updated: 02/28/2018

Save The Bees Save The Bees - 10 Simple Things YOU Can Do! Bees are having a hard time, but we can all do our bit to help save the bees.  You do not need to become a beekeeper....

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5 Success Tips for Your Lawn Care Business

Last updated: 01/20/2018

The following excerpt is from Entrepreneur’s Start Your Own Lawn Care or Landscaping Business. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes As the owner of a lawn care...

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Build a Company Culture that Your Team (and Clients) Will Love | Lawn Care & Landscaping Advice | Service Autopilot

Last updated: 12/03/2017

Some competitors have more clients than you. Others have newer equipment. Some might have both. But there’s one thing that will set you ahead of the competition… Any...

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No. 1 Green Industry Gathering Continues to Grow

Last updated: 11/11/2017

Continuing its upward trajectory, the 2017 Green Industry & Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO), October 18 through 20 at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky, was another...

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5 Ways to Effectively Use Your Finished Compost

Last updated: 11/05/2017

Did you know that compost is one of the best materials available to enrich your soil and help you grow healthier plants? Applying finished compost packed with nutrients can help...

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Quit Making the Labor Crunch Worse!

Last updated: 11/05/2017

Quick review: You wrote a tight job ad featuring why somebody would want to work for you and the job requirements. You minimized the time spent spinning in place by providing...

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Preventing fall turf diseases is mainly a balancing act for landscapers

Last updated: 10/27/2017

While your customers may think fall is the time things start winding down and they no longer need your lawn care expertise, their yards are still susceptible to a number of turf...

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