Winter Weeds 

It would be nice to think that after struggling with weeds all summer, the fall and winter would provide a well-deserved break from the concerns of weed...

Take That 

When considering the relationship between fertility and disease, nitrogen fertility typically comes to mind. For example, maintaining adequate nitrogen...

Tools of the Trade 

WHERE'S THE PARTY? Could it be that my invitation to the anniversary party has been lost in the mail? After all, it has been 25 years since the United...

Business Proposals 

The critical component to business growth is customer retention. Successful businesses must realize early that it's easier and cheaper to keep a customer...

Standing Out 

Looking for a way to provide an additional service to your clients and fatten your checkbook at the same time? One of the best value-added profit centers...

SHORT CUTS 

FIVE ACHIEVE CERTIFIED SPORTS FIELD MANAGER STATUS The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) announces that the individuals listed below have completed...

Turning Up the Heat 

Manipulation is key to your turf care program. You manipulate turf height with mowing; you manipulate turf growth patterns with fertilization. Sports...

Water Works 

How can I get rid of these brown spots? is a question you have probably asked yourself. To find the answers, it will help to understand something about...

2004 Truck & Van Preview 

The economy is still down, gas prices continue to rise, and the 0-percent financing deals that helped to buoy the automotive industry and boost the public's...

READER POLL 

Here are the reader poll results from the question posted throughout August on the Grounds Maintenance Web site, www.grounds-mag.com. If given the option,...

Managing Athletic Fields on a Limited Budget 

Managing heavily used sport fields can be a daunting task; managing them with limited funds may seem impossible. But, with a little creativity and a lot...

Drainage Solutions 

Solving drainage problems in turf, tree and landscape plantings is not a difficult task if you understand the underlying cause of the problem and you...

HOW TO: DRAG AN INFIELD 

Step 1. Choose the proper drag for your infield skin. The 1-inch square mesh steel drag mats work well in all soil and topdressing types. The steel mesh...

TOUGHEN UP FALL SPORTS FIELDS 

Football and soccer fields take a beating during the fall when your chances of a successful establishment are best. Seeding in summer to thicken a cool-season...

NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL TURF INJURIES 

The NCAA Injury Surveillance System reported data for the 2002-2003 Division I college baseball season. Twenty-eight schools submitted information. The...

Tough Turf 

From school lot pick-up games to professional team sports, a quality playing surface is appreciated by all participants and produces a pleasing appearance...

Retain Smartly 

The role of segmental retaining walls (SRWs) in helping to groom the country's golf courses has increased dramatically in the past few years. From solving...

TECHNOLOGY TIME MANAGEMENT 

Remember simpler days? Where there were no cell phones, no computers, no e-mail, no Internet? Computer technology has changed all that, and we are never...

FINDING ANSWERS 

FRENCH DRANO Q Is there any way to eliminate sand and mulch that has worked its way into the cracks between the rocks of my French drain other than completely...

DODGER STADIUM CHOSEN AS TOP PLAYING FIELD 

Results of a poll in the July 7 issue of Sports Illustrated showed that 23.2 percent of the players who responded chose Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles...

PRODUCT PREVIEW 

MOWER LESCO CommercialPlus series of mowers has a complete range of walk-behind rotary mowers for the commercial contractor. Features available on both...

Focus On: Wide Area Mowers 

Wide area mowers get the job done more quickly and easily. Here's a look at wide area mower products from Toro, Land Pride, John Deere, Locke Turf, Hustler, Jacobsen and Bush Hog....

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Hitching System The BOSS Snowplow adds versatility to the speed of hookup with the SmartHitch 2 Attachment System. The universal wiring harness and undercarriage...

RISE 

Is the use of pesticides safe for my children and pets? How do I know this stuff has been tested? Why use pesticides? Just let nature take its course....

APWA Public Works Projects of the Year 

The American Public Works Association's Public Works Projects of the Year Award was established to promote excellence in public works projects by recognizing...

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