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Everything You Need to Know About Growing Grass

Your customers’ turf is your livelihood. You’ll do anything you can to protect it, and we’ll do anything we can to assist you. That includes arming you with turf care tips you need to overcome high heat, pests and disease, while building a better business. Our green industry experts have devoted their careers to understanding turf—how to grow it, protect it and keeping it coming back healthy, year after year.

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Preventing Drought Stress with LESCO® Moisture Manager

Hygroscopic humectants like LESCO ® Moisture Manager maintain moisture levels between rains to reduce plant water consumption by as much as 50%. 

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Giving Sod a Healthy Start

Sod can deliver an established lawn fast; make sure you take the steps necessary to ensure it lives a long and healthy life after the last truck leaves the site.

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Turning Calibration into Big Savings

Properly calibrating your broadcast and drop spreader means less product waste and more money saved.

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Timing Pre-Emergent Correctly

The timing of your pre-emergent release is critical when it comes to controlling crabgrass.

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Improving Customer Satisfaction with LESCO® Aroma

By mixing LESCO Aroma Masking Agent liquid into the sprayer along with the not-so-pleasant smelling other ingredients, you can help get clients back to business faster.

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Managing Winter Turf Injury

Harsh winter conditions can take their toll on your golf course.  Learn more about these helpful turf colorants and visual aids from LESCO® to reduce the effects of snow and ice.

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Feast or Famine Feeding

Learn how fertilizers solve the feast or famine problem to produce turf that is healthier, stronger, and more disease tolerant.

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Find Income During A Drought

Savvy turf care professionals can find a silver lining even in a drought. Want in on their secret? Follow these quick and easy tips to generate income when temperatures are high and water is in short supply.
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Cool & Warm Season Grasses

Grass is grass, right? Nope. Not even close. As any landscape pro worth his or her salt already knows, every turf species has its own unique requirements. Consult this article as a reference for which turf to plant when.
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Reading Grass Seed Labels

Ever feel like you need a PhD to understand a seed label? Now you don’t. This article is your key to deciphering these pesky labels, required by law to be attached to every bag of grass seed.
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Choosing the Right Fertilizer

Plants need to eat their Wheaties, too. Be honest: are you certain that yours are getting the proper nutrition, day in and day out? Use these tips to choose a fertilizer with the appropriate nutrient ratio for your turf and landscape needs.
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How Fertilizer Feeds Turf

If you’re a dyed-in-the-wool turf care professional, you know what N-P-K is. But did you know that there’s an often overlooked, secondary group of micronutrients? Learn more about these secret powerhouses and how they keep turf healthy and growing.
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Managing Turf Drought

From proper irrigation to mowing to fertilization, here are some helpful ways to manage drought that can help protect plants while conserving water.

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Timing Crabgrass Treatment

Timing is everything when controlling crabgrass with pre-emergent herbicides. Here are some solutions to help get the timing right.

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Benefits of Soil Testing

Routine soil testing is a great tool to help point out nutrient deficiencies and surpluses, soil pH, and Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC).

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Fall Turf Renovation

After the heat of summer, turf needs to be rejuvenated. Fall is a great time to boost turf health through overseeding, aerating and topdressing.

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Helpful Hints for Spreading

Follow these helpful hints for properly applying turf care products using a spreader.

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Cool & Warm Season Grasses


Grass is grass, right? Nope. Not even close. As any landscape pro worth his or her salt already knows, every turf species has its own unique requirements. Consult this article as a reference for which turf to plant when.