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Turf Care



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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Top Synthetic Turf Installation Problems and Solutions

Synthetic turf installations can be tricky. Learn to look for potential issues and solutions here.
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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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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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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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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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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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Fall Turf Renovation

Fall is the best time of year to recover cool-season turf after extreme summer stresses. Aerating, overseeding, and topdressing are all best practices when it comes to boosting turfgrass sustainability.
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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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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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Helpful Hints for Spreading

Follow these helpful hints for properly applying turf care products using a spreader.
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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 Maintain and Renovate Sports Turf

As a sports turf professional, you know fields can take a beating. Avoid deterioration and costly repairs with a maintenance schedule and these renovation tips.
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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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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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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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Flea & Tick Prevention & Treatment for Yards

Don’t let summer pests invade clients’ outdoor living spaces. Take the necessary precautions to deter insects like fleas and ticks.
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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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Stronger In :60 - Perform a Soil Test

To create agronomic programs that keep customers coming back and bringing you more revenue every year, conduct a batch of soil tests.
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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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Rodent Control

Consider adding pest management to your portfolio as the seasons change and customers see an increase in home invaders. Read on for signs of infestation and methods of control
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The Secret to a Healthier Green

Many fertilizers have a short green-up period. LESCO® PolyPlus™ offer contractors a controlled release option, maximizing nitrogen’s agronomic benefits.
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Slow Release Fertilizers

By gradually delivering nutrients to the soil, slow release fertilizers keep turf greener with fewer applications required
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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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Spider Control

Spider activity is heightened in the fall. Take the opportunity to add pest management services to your portfolio and create regular business during the slower cold months.
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Sports Turf Fungicide Application

SiteOne can help you find the correct fungicides with specific ingredients that work best on your turf type and help build an application schedule to keep your turf green and healthy.

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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.