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April 15 2014
Ask ten people on the street what fertigation is and you’ll probably get a couple of blank stares, and a few different guesses. Simply put, fertigation is the ability to use an irrigation system ...
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Aug. 16 2012
The continuing, severe Midwest drought has caused the entire state of Indiana to be issued a water shortage warning. The warning was issued by the state’s Department of Natural Resources ...
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Jan. 19 2011
THERE WAS A TIME WHEN Bionutrition, or biofertility as some prefer, was a misunderstood and under-appreciated approach to plant health ...
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Sept. 23 2010
According to the popular 1960’s song, “To everything there is a season—a time to plant, a time to reap.” Perhaps, if Pete Seeger had been a landscape contractor, ...
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Feb. 18 2010
With the ‘going green’ movement gaining momentum, are the tables turning in the world of fertilizers? In the beginning, soil nourishment came from the natural process of decomposing leaves, ...
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April 21 2008
The application of fertilizers through an irrigation system has been used effectively in agriculture for decades ...
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April 21 2008
Every landscape manager has them, places where turf just won't survive because people take short cuts ...
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March 1 2008
In Little Shop of Horrors, a down-on-his-luck shopkeeper’s assistant named Seymour discovers a rare plant species that brings him fame and fortune. The plant is christened Twoey (short for Audrey ...
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April 1 2007
Simply put, fertigation is the combination of fertilization with irrigation. It uses the irrigation system to deliver a slow, steady supply of nutrients to the entire landscape ...
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March 1 2007
HOW DID YOU FIRST LEARN TO PUT down pavers for a patio? To install an irrigation system? To operate a riding lawnmower? More likely than not, you learned by doing it. ...
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April 1 2006
Power Water is a vitamin-fortified, pastel-colored container of H20 that is shiny packaged, and name-branded. Photo courtesy: EZ Flo Power Water is a vitamin-fortified, pastel-colored container ...
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May 1 2005
In a world of one-stop shopping, more and more landscape contractors are discovering that it is extremely profitable to offer add-on services to many of the projects they complete. Jobs that were once ...
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March 1 2005
The science of soil and plant management (agronomy) is rather complex; to master its principles takes years of study and education ...
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Jan. 1 2004
When the pilgrims first arrived in America, they were taught by the indigenous people how to grow crops ...
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Feb. 1 2002
His neighbors, some of whom spend many hours on their landscapes, know Bill doesn’t have much of a green thumb. He still uses the same landscaping service he’s had for many years, yet something ...
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June 1 2000
Organics: An Alternative to Synthetic Fertilizers /* /*]]>*/ by Rob Gluck Before the use of chemical fertilizers, the earth and animals worked together to enhanc ...
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July 1 1998
On a recent trip to China, we visited a number of cities and towns. I found, to my surprise (happily, I might add), the concern the Chinese have for landscaping ...
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July 1 1998
Understanding what's in the fertilizer bag or bottle is the key to being successful in the landscape maintenance business today. Getting no plant response from a fertilizer application is an expensive ...
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Nov. 30 1999
Like a skilled chef, a professional landscape manager takes pride in providing a well-balanced diet for those under his care. Furthermore, as a chef can be the backbone of a restaurant's reputation, ...
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