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Everything You Need to Know About Maintaining Turf

Your customer's turf is your livelihood. You will do anything you can to protect it and we will 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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Mosquito Control

Mosquitos are pesky insects that can carry disease and make outdoor living less enjoyable. Ensure your clients’ homes are protected with these prevention methods.
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Putting Your Turf Through Spring Training

Is your turf ready for the spring season? Make sure your sports field management is as rigorous as the play will be with this maintenance schedule.
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Mole Cricket Damage and Control

Mole crickets can cause costly damage to greens. Ensure yours stay playable with these prevention and management tips.
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Armyworm Infestation Signs and Prevention

Are armyworms wreaking havoc on your turf? Read further for more information and tips for managing infestations.
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Benefits of Organic Fertilizer and Control Products

Read on for tips on how to grow your business and your customers’ landscapes using organic materials.
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Central Florida Turf Maintenance Calendar

The key to proper turf nutrition and issue control is all in the timing. Download our pro agronomic schedule for Central Florida.
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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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Efficiencies of Multi-Purpose Solutions

You need products that work as hard as you do. See how combination fertility and pest management products can save time, money, and labor.
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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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Grub Treatment and Prevention

Grubs can be a regular nuisance on the golf course. Learn best practice tips and tricks on controlling and preventing infestations.
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How Fertilizer Feeds Turf

If you’re a 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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How to Remove Snow from Synthetic Turf Fields

Synthetic turf is an investment. Take care of it through the winter season with these tips from SiteOne.
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LESCO Spring Seeding Guide

Whether seeding spots or a new establishment; these tips from LESCO seed can help guide you to success.
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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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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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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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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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Snow Mold Prevention and Treatment

Snow mold can cause problems in late winter when there is snow compacting turf. Learn more about how to prevent this from happening and ways to treat the fungus.
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Synthetic Turf Upkeep and Maintenance

Synthetic turf is a long-term investment that customers take pride in. Ensure you’re using best practices to maintain its look and use.
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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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Timing Pre-Emergent Correctly

The timing of your pre-emergent release is critical when it comes to controlling crabgrass.
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Top Tools for Field Maintenance

Whether you’re expanding your business into field maintenance or you’re a pro, this is a list worth looking at.
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Treating for Top Summer Pests

Pests are a nuisance that can cause costly damage. Read on to learn best treatment practices for adding pest management services and treating top pests.
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Treating Large Patch In Central Florida

With a proper turf care program and routine applications of control products, you can avert an outbreak of brown or large patch.
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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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Selecting the Right Fungicide in Central Florida

Large patch, gray leaf spot and dollar spot disease all wreak havoc on turfgrasses in the Tampa area.
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Selecting the Right Herbicide in Central Florida

Chickweed, dayflowers, doveweed, nutsedge, buttonweed, clovers and oxalis are prevalent in central Florida, but the right herbicide—and a healthy turf program—can control these pesky weeds.

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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.