If you’re not in the landscaping industry, it might be time to rethink your profession. A recent forecast showed that the global lawn & garden consumables market will reach nearly $22 billion by 2030 (Market Watch). This number may not be definitive, but there’s no doubt that growth in this market won’t slow down any […]
Did you know turfgrass is a 40 to 60 billion-dollar business covering an estimated 50 million acres in the U.S.? As we move into spring, turf specialists and groundskeepers should definitely brush up on their knowledge of this industry. Not just to achieve that pristine look that sports enthusiasts crave this time of year, but to develop […]
The impact we have on our planet has become more apparent in recent decades, and consumers are not the only ones looking for more eco-friendly solutions. More businesses and municipalities are seeing the benefits of going green from both a moral and financial perspective, from minimizing the short and long-term risks to our health to […]
Each new year brings a fresh start. It’s a good time to start thinking about what we can do differently to improve our quality of life and that of others. Our landscapes and the ecosystems within them allow us to do that, particularly when it comes to soil. Let’s explore how focusing on healthy soil […]
Let’s face it – the holiday season isn’t typically a time when people consider their lawn care. And even though we’re almost through hurricane season, rain, snow, and ice are still not the biggest motivators. However, even the dampest lawns can make a strong comeback when the colder seasons pass. Here are a few things […]
Weeds are pesky and persistent, and knowing how to differentiate between different types can go a long way when it’s time to eliminate them. Some weeds simply need to be pulled while others may require a more aggressive approach to manage. This article will walk you through where they come from, whether all weeds are […]
Over the last few decades, the phrases Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Plant Health Care (PHC) have been closely intertwined. So closely, in fact, that farmers, practitioners, and landscapers have had a tough time truly understanding the difference between these two approaches.
Is PHC simply the evolution of IPM over time, or is the difference substantial enough to justify the separation of these terms? That’s what we are going to explore in this blog post.
Most homeowners and tree and turf care professionals have one thing in common: they want a lush green landscape that captivates their audience. From general curb appeal and luxurious backyards to sports fields and municipalities, landscapes have been a source of pride and income for decades – and the demand is only growing. With focus […]