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About Beth Geraci

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Geraci is a freelance writer based in Cleveland. She has worked as a professional journalist for more than 15 years, including six years as a writer for the Chicago Tribune. A graduate of Allegheny College and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Geraci began her career as an editor at a newswire service in Washington, D.C., where she edited and distributed press releases from the White House and congressional leaders. She went on to become the community news reporter at the Jackson Hole Guide newspaper, winning two national feature writing awards. Her other experience includes working as a book editor in Chicago and as a professor of business communications at Cleveland State University.

Posts by Beth Geraci

Domino effect Posted on 11 Jul 2015 in the 0715 & Featured categories.

With Project Scion, Zaretsky & Associates shows how transformative gardens and landscapes can be. Vacant lots dot the landscape in Rochester, N.Y.’s slums like one lost opportunity after another. But... Read more»

Prepped for preemergence Posted on 23 Mar 2015 in the Sponsored & WeedWatch categories.

Get the upper hand on crabgrass this spring with these sound tips. Spring has sprung, and that means it’s time for lawn care operators (LCOs) to go into attack mode... Read more»

A look at controller trends Posted on 17 Feb 2015 in the 0215 & Irrigation+Water Management categories.

With today’s advances in water tech, irrigators see the benefits in efficiency and affordability. U.S. water rates are rising, water restrictions are becoming the norm, and technology is more affordable... Read more»

On the water front Posted on 09 Jan 2015 in the 0115 & Irrigation+Water Management categories.

Michael Dukes, Ph.D., P.E., CID, is an irrigation specialist and professor in the University of Florida’s Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department. He’s also director of the Center for Landscape Conservation... Read more»

Taking a stand Posted on 09 Dec 2014 in the 1214 & Mowing+Maintenance categories.

As the stand-on mower category grows up, its audience grows too. With various mower types, such as zero-turn radius (ZTR) and walk-behinds, competing for space in the mower market, stand-ons... Read more»

Just the right size Posted on 05 Nov 2014 in the 1114 & Mowing+Maintenance categories.

So many factors affect the success of a landscape maintenance business, it’s hard to know where to begin. Those looking to maximize on-the-job efficiency may want to take a closer... Read more»