The 14 most popular “contractor-grade” products in the Green Industry Pros Product Guide in 2014.
Bill 52-14 in Montgomery County, MD, would ban use of “non-essential” pesticides on public and private lawns.
Promote turf and landscape health, compost leaves, offer specials on outdoor landscape elements.
Doctor in New York says pesticides can damage developing nervous systems; second doctor says “not so fast”.
What the Better Business Bureau tells consumers to look for in a lawn care company.
TruGreen president discusses how the company is reclaiming its groove as an independent company once again.
Pros and cons to going the route of a franchise with your landscape business, and a listing of hot Green Industry franchises.
A good spring fertilizing program helps you and your lawn care customers get off on the right foot.
The small but growing market for "natural" lawn care has industry leaders like Lawn Doctor taking notice.
Hot Green Industry Franchises – Lawn Doctor
Tips for dealing with perpetually wet, soggy lawns.
April is National Lawn Care Month, and PLANET has a bunch of useful tips to help contractors jump on the promotional bandwagon.
Postemergence treatment helps beat Buckhorn Plantain in large areas where the growth cannot be mitigated through pulling.
Turf management and product application for the prevention and treatment of Goosegrass.
Ronald Calhoun of Residex LLC offers tips on building a foundation for successful weed control.
Rules of thumb for lawn care pros looking to control bad insects while preserving the good ones.
While turfgrass is a necessity, it can be managed more sustainably. Here's how.
Highlights from the 2014 Lawn Care Summit - how diseases can be great indicators of different types of turf problems.
Highlights from the 2014 Lawn Care Summit - how insects can be great indicators of different types of turf problems.
Highlights from the 2014 Lawn Care Summit - how weeds can be great indicators of different types of turf problems.
Highlights from the 2014 Lawn Care Summit show how examination of certain cultural practices such as mowing, irrigation and cultivation can help identify turf problems.
Landscape company owners can learn from TruGreen's struggles.
Jonny Nichols sees strong growth ahead by being proactive and different. It's just going to require a little time and patience to make sure all of the right pieces are in place.
For Dena Kreher, buying a lawn care company five years ago seemed like the natural thing to do. And now her vision for building a better company is starting to really take effect.
Overhead lifts are ideal for high-capacity service operations, but jack-style lifts also have their place.