TAG: grass

Prepare for takeoff

October 22, 2014By

A grass seed product that produces turf requiring little to no maintenance is probably not a good fit for a landscape maintenance company that makes its bread and butter from mowing. But for landscape or lawn care companies that service municipalities, airfields or other areas seeking to reduce mowing and deter wildlife, there’s a product that’s proving to be effective.... read more

Pennisetum villosum

March 15, 2011By

This ornamental grass adds interest to the landscape with late-summer and early-fall white plumes atop 30-in. tall plants. The green foliage can be used as a backdrop when planted in masses, or as a point of interest when planted separately. Pennisetum villosum should be planted 18 to 24 in. apart in full sun. They are hardy in zones 8-10. Available... read more

NFL players say grass still best

February 2, 2011By

By: Ron Hall NFL players overwhelmingly prefer to play on natural grass, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) “2010 Playing Surfaces Opinion Survey” for 2010 reaffirms. This shouldn’t come as a surprise. Almost since the introduction of artificial turf, including the latest generations of turf, professional football players have preferred playing surfaces of natural grass. The players’ concern is understandable. The NFLPA says the... read more