TAG: Dow AgroSciences Turf & Ornamental

Time to recharge

October 12, 2017By

Fall and winter may mean less work in the field, but many lawn care operators use this time to get things done behind the scenes. For lawn care operators (LCOs), fall and winter may signal a period of downtime in the field. But for many, this is when the work picks up behind the scenes, providing LCOs a chance to... read more

So long, summer

August 1, 2017By

As summer winds down, LCOs should focus on repairing the damage caused by months of hot, humid weather. Fall is a time of renewal for turf. So as summer winds down, lawn care operators (LCOs) should focus on repairing the damage caused by months of hot, humid weather. For cool-season grasses, fall is the time for LCOs to fertilize, seed... read more

Two for one

March 22, 2017By

Landscape bed weed control services can be an easy upsell for lawn care operators. On the topic of landscape bed maintenance programs, Pierre Bridger doesn’t mince words. “I’ve been doing this for 30-plus years and very few guys I know on the residential side will do much with bed maintenance progams,” said Bridger, director of operations for Vibrant Outdoors in... read more

Ability to adapt

February 2, 2017By

LCOs who offer flexible application programs can enhance results and keep customers happy, while using less product more efficiently. In any business, it’s wise to stay flexible. That’s particularly true for lawn care operators looking to keep their customers’ lawns weed free. Experts agree that offering flexible application programs can enhance results and keep customers happy, while using less product... read more

The low-down on disease

November 15, 2016By

  Spring’s warm, moist weather is the perfect breeding ground for turf and ornamental diseases, so lawn care operators should be proactive to keep problems at bay. Spring’s warm, moist weather is the perfect breeding ground for the fungal spores that cause most turf and ornamental diseases. From curled, spotted leaves, to discolored patches of turf, diseases in the lawn... read more

Lawns on the mend

September 15, 2016By

After a hot, dry summer, fall is the perfect time of year to revive and rejuvenate customers’ lawns. After hot, dry summertime weather, turf grass welcomes the cooler temperatures and precipitation that fall can bring. “Fall is a time of renewal for turf,” said Jamie Breuninger, technical leader for Dow AgroSciences Turf & Ornamental. “The plant is recovering from the... read more