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March 14 2014
The best way to tame these nasty beasts is to nip them in the bud. fortunately, we have some pretty potent weapons in our arsenal that can do just that; they’re called pre-emergent herbicides. When ...
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Feb. 15 2012
In the landscape business, as in football, your ground game is the backbone of your offense. In the NFL, teams that boast a seamless offensive line, an explosive tailback and the finest downfield blocking ...
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Feb. 17 2011
Weeds, weeds, weeds— those pesky patches of unwanted growth that mar the most perfectly manicured lawn and can create an endless series of headaches for you, your clients and your crews ...
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June 15 2010
AS A LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR, AS IN ANY BUSINESS, YOU’RE constantly looking for ways to increase your client base. Of course you provide the very best in design/build and maintenance services, or just ...
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Feb. 18 2010
While much of the country is still digging out from under mountains of snow, it’s hard to imagine that spring is just around the corner. Believe it or not, warmer temperatures will be with us ...
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June 15 2009
THE RESIDENTS OF CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA, typically take pride in what their town has to of fer—gorgeous mountain scenery, numerous swimming and fishing spots, a rich and vibrant array of wildlife—but ...
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Feb. 23 2009
Crabgrass, Johnson grass, dandelions—such weeds can overcrowd lawns and pilfer air, water and nutrients that desirable plants need to survive and maintain a healthy appearance. Unchecked, weeds can ...
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April 21 2008
If you ask a group of landscape professionals why they practice Integrated Pest Management, you’ll get a variety of answers. Some are driven primarily by a concern for the environment. Others do ...
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Feb. 1 2008
Spring is here, at least in some parts of the country. Soon little green things will be sprouting up all over. As usual, the sprouts will include not only the plants we want but some of the others, too ...
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Feb. 1 2007
THE MOTTO OF ONE OF THE DECADE?S most popular reality television programs is ?Outwit, outplay, outlast.? The premise certainly makes for dramatic TV, and while it may seem like a stretch to take business ...
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July 1 2005
Up until about five years ago, you probably never heard of the West Nile Virus (WNV), let alone worried about it; but all that changed in 1999 ...
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April 1 2005
The battleground is the front lawn that you?re doing your best to maintain. The enemy is those pesky weeds that attempt to thwart you at every turn ...
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March 1 2004
Suppose you had the opportunity to create a perfect landscape. The grass would always be green, the color beds would always look neat and the trees would ...
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July 1 2001
Eager to serve a new client, you rearrange your afternoon schedule, and as your truck comes to a halt in the driveway, you?re met at the sidewalk ...
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April 1 2001
According to The American Nursery and Landscape Association?s poll, conducted by the Gallup Organization, $16.8 billion was spent in 1998 on landscapes, lawns, and trees ...
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Sept. 1 2000
Yesterday it was an Australian problem. Today it?s a California problem. Tomorrow it will be a problem in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas . . . which of the Southwestern or Southeastern states will ...
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Nov. 30 1999
Aahh...springtime. Buds are breaking, turf is awakening from dormancy and the hummingbirds return from their sojourn in warmer climes ...
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Nov. 30 1999
Of growing concern in the landscape industry is the potential loss of millions of dollars in revenue due to an epidemic infestation of the glassy-winged ...
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Nov. 30 1999
An environmentally-friendly product to control snails and slugs has been developed. Sluggo, a unique blend of iron phosphate with bait additives in easy-to-use, non-toxic pellets, is one of Western Farm ...
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Nov. 30 1999
Weed control is as much a contest of knowledge and planning as it is reacting to "plants out of place." Many weed problems can be prevented to a great extent by putting desirable plants in the right place

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