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Emily Schappacher is a freelance writer based in Cleveland.

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How to get the most out of your blower Posted on 14 Jun 2021 in the 0621 & From the Magazine & Mowing+Maintenance categories.

To get the most out of their blowers, contractors should do maintenance on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, according to Jack Easterly, Husqvarna’s professional brand manager for handheld equipment.... Read more»

How to spot brown and large patch turf diseases Posted on 05 May 2021 in the 0521 & From the Magazine & Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

Protect your turf from brown and large patch, which are common turf diseases that are easier for LCOs to prevent than they are to control. Read more»

Shifting focus to water management Posted on 07 Apr 2021 in the 0421 & From the Magazine & Irrigation+Water Management categories.

Irrigation contractors are moving from simply irrigating clients’ lawns to managing the water they use as efficiently as possible. Read more»

The ins and outs of cloud-based irrigation Posted on 08 May 2020 in the 0520 & Irrigation+Water Management categories.

Cloud-based irrigation controllers are the fastest-growing segment of the marketplace for their connectivity and convenience. Read more»

Drip irrigation: A drop at a time Posted on 29 Apr 2020 in the 0419 & Irrigation+Water Management categories.

While some barriers keep irrigation contractors from fully embracing the benefits of drip, the market continues to grow, slowly but surely. Read more»

Cutting fleet and operating costs Posted on 11 Mar 2020 in the 0320 & Mowing+Maintenance categories.

As a smaller company, filling up the trucks before the first job of the day was just part of the routine for Norm Ripper and his crews. But as his... Read more»