LONGEVITY: IN LIFE, BUSINESS AND PRINT 

Longevity is something to strive for. This becomes more and more evident to me as I approach that age where it's dawning on me how quickly a year passes,...

FINDING ANSWERS 

PET PEEVES Q What should I tell my customers when they ask me about the dangers that lawn pesticides pose to their cats and dogs? via the Internet A You...

ENGINEERED BENTS: A CONCERN? 

We've been hearing a lot about the promises of genetically modified organisms (GMO). Herbicide resistance is one trait that companies have successfully...

SHORT CUTS 

2003 GIE BOARD SEATED The Green Industry Expo Board announced its 2003 slate of officers and directors. The nine-member Board includes three representatives...

U.S. 2002 SNOWBLOWER EXPORTS AND IMPORTS 

The Office of Consumer Goods reports latest numbers on U.S. snowblower exports to 25 countries and imports from 15 countries. Year-to-date (YTD) 2002...

Program Preview and Pre-Registration 

Presented by the American Public Works Association Hosted by the Qubec Chapter of APWA. The 2003 APWA North American Snow Conference offers a unique learning...

READER POLL 

Here are the reader poll results from the question posted throughout December on the Grounds Maintenance Web site www.grounds-mag.com. What is the point...

FOCUS ON: String Trimmers 

Your mowing job isn't really done until you manicure the grounds with a gas-powered string trimmer. The following models are available in varying weights...

apwa news 

Snow Conference coming to Quebec City Public works professionals who have known the chaos caused by a heavy snowstorm, freezing rain or frost on a bridge...

HOW TO: CALIBRATE A SPRAYER 

Calibration is sometimes considered a tricky matter involving formulas, charts and conversion factors. But you can complete a thorough calibration for...

PRODUCT PREVIEW 

INSECTICIDE Merit 2.5 G ornamental insecticide from Bayer Environmental Science is available in a new granular formulation that provides an even, easier-to-use...

CHEMICAL UPDATE: Turfgrass Herbicides 

Here's the first segment of Grounds Maintenance's Chemical Update series. Each year, we revise the Updates to bring you a current and complete guide to...

On Track 

It performs a variety of tasks. It can dramatically reduce labor costs. It's easy to operate. And many can fit in the bed of a pickup truck. What is this...

Crabgrass Control 

Probably the most common weed in turf is crabgrass. Actually, the term crabgrass encompasses several species, including smooth crabgrass (Digitaria ischaemum),...

product browser 

Snow blowers As a work tool for skid-steer loaders, Caterpillar Snow Blowers operate on standard flow hydraulics and are intended for a variety of winter...

Timing is Everything 

Pre-emergence herbicides can be useful chemical tools for you as you attempt to manage weeds before they can compete for valuable space in your turf....

THE TIME IS NOW 

I don't believe in New Year's resolutions. That's not to say I don't make a few of my own, along with nearly everyone else if for no other reason than...

RESEARCH INDICATES LESS IS MORE 

Water restrictions have been prevalent in many areas of the United States in recent years. While the arid West has always had to deal with drought, the...

FINDING ANSWERS 

SALT OF THE EARTH Q What are Epsom salts and how are they used? via the Internet A Epsom salt is hydrated magnesium sulfate (about 10 percent magnesium...

SHORT CUTS 

WEST COAST TURF GOES TO SUPER BOWL XXXVII West Coast Turf, grower and installer of sod and stolons, is once again going to the Super Bowl this time Super...

Heidelberg College, Campus Master Plan Tiffin, Ohio 

Firm: The Collaborative Inc. Design team: Michael J. DiNardo, AIA; Paul R. Hollenbeck, AIA; Richard J. Meyers, FASLA Client: Heidelberg College; Jeannine...

FALL ARMYWORM TASTE TEST 

Studies have shown that certain turfgrasses are more prone to insect damage than others. While we know that certain turfgrass species are more resistant...

Rhodes College, Master Plan 2010: A Plan for Enhanced Connections and Identity Memphis, Tennessee 

Firm: Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company Design team: Jane Cady Wright, AIA; S. Michael Evans, AIA; Richard G. Poole, AIA; Elizabeth S. Nemura, AIA;...

Susquehanna University, Campus Master Plan Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 

Firm: Derck & Edson Associates, LLP Associated firm: Spillman Farmer Architects Design team: Stephen B. Sproles, RLA, Partner-in-Charge; Tim Maness, RLA,...

PRODUCT PREVIEW 

EQUIPMENT IMPROVED MECHANICAL TRANSAXLE Dana Corp.'s Spicer Outdoor Power Equipment Components Division announces the availability of a redesigned mechanical...

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