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How to combat white clover Posted on 23 Apr 2021 in the April 2019 & Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

Lawn care professionals battling clover don’t consider themselves very lucky. White clover is a broadleaf weed found in warm- and cool-season turfgrass. It can tolerate a wide range of mowing... Read more»

Water World: An off-the-wall irrigation installation Posted on 10 Mar 2020 in the Irrigation+Water Management & March 2020 categories.

Company: AgroSci Location: Hollywood, Fla. Tropical plants abound at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood in Hollywood, Fla. The hotel features 17 varieties of subcanopy tropical plants in the... Read more»

The Big One: A corporate retreat Posted on 10 Mar 2020 in the March 2020 & Mowing+Maintenance categories.

Company: Ruppert Landscape Location: McLean, Va. The goal of this financial institution’s corporate campus is to create an environment for both work and relaxation. Ruppert Landscape works to maintain a... Read more»

Mow money: 3 maintenance companies explain how they’ve overcome the labor problem Posted on 06 Mar 2020 in the Cover story & Featured & February 2020 categories.

Mowing and maintenance can be a consistent service offering for landscape companies, but consistency might not equal profitability considering the labor shortage — 71,000 unfilled full-time positions in 2017, according... Read more»

The Big One: Keepin’ it classic Posted on 13 Feb 2020 in the February 2020 & Mowing+Maintenance categories.

Company: Designscapes Colorado Location: Englewood, Colo. Designscapes Colorado installed the landscaping at this neoclassical home about 20 years ago. When a client moved into the home 10 years later, Designscapes... Read more»

Design software: To the drawing board Posted on 07 Feb 2020 in the Design/Build+Installation & Featured & January 2020 categories.

With the rise of design software, fewer people are designing landscapes by hand. Nowadays, designers turn to their computers or tablets as often as they turn to the actual drawing... Read more»