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  • Precision Laboratories’ Border 2.0 receives California registration

    May 21, 2019By

    Professional turf and ornamental applicators in California can now improve the effectiveness of their spray applications while stewarding the environment, with the registration of Border 2.0, from Precision Laboratories. The product helps ensure that more of the spray solution reaches its target and is retained on the leaf surface. “We are excited to introduce Border 2.0 into the California market... read more

    Prime Source to be exclusive distributor of Zelto

    May 15, 2019By

    Prime Source entered an exclusive distributor agreement with Marrone Bio Innovations, developers of OMRI certified Zelto, Turf Protector. With this agreement, Prime Source will be the exclusive distributor for all states except Arizona, California and Nevada, where it will be able to distribute, but not exclusively. Zelto turf protection promotes turf health by protecting roots from the ground up. It... read more

    NaturaLawn named one of the fastest-growing franchises

    May 15, 2019By

    Franchise Gator, an online franchise directory, has chosen NaturaLawn of America as one of the fastest-growing franchises for 2019. The company was ranked No. 49 on the list. This is the sixth year the directory has published a fastest-growing franchise ranking, which was created to help prospective franchise owners identify franchises on the rise. The list focused on price point... read more

    Target Specialty Products intros Turf Fuel Element 6

    May 15, 2019By

    Target Specialty Products introduced Turf Fuel Element 6, the flagship product in the Turf Fuel nutritional product line. “Element 6 was designed to be the go-to product for turf managers seeking the highest turf quality in challenging environmental conditions,” said Mark Jull, head of Turf Fuel products’ division, at Target Specialty Products. “Target Specialty Products’ customers and technical sales representatives... read more

    Fit for a franchise

    May 15, 2019By
    Man performing lawn care services (Photo: Naturalawn of America)

    After decades of providing landscape construction and irrigation services, leaders at DeVisser Landscape Services in Kalamazoo, Mich., became interested in adding lawn care to its offerings. But, with no prior lawn care experience, they didn’t know where to start. After attending a Weed Man roundtable at an industry expo, they realized franchising might be the best way to incorporate a... read more

    Weed avengers: Identifying wild violet

    May 14, 2019By
    Wild violet (Photo: iStock.com/KulikovaN)

    Wild violet isn’t always viewed as a troublesome weed. In fact, some homeowners might even encourage the growth of these petite (usually) purple blooms. However, a large patch of wild violet growing in the middle of an otherwise well-manicured lawn is typically seen as a problem. Wild violet is a low-growing perennial weed commonly found in damp woods, meadows and... read more