TAG: GrowinGreen

Tightening things up

September 21, 2015By
Photos: GrowinGreen

Despite hardships, Jonathan Rigsbee’s North Carolina lawn care business continues to grow. Jonathan Rigsbee knows how to make the best out of a bad situation. Throughout his green industry career, the president and CEO of GrowinGreen, a Kernersville, N.C.-based lawn care company, has experienced ups, downs and everything in between. Perseverance and innovation have helped the company thrive in ways... read more

Efficiency tip: All in one

September 8, 2015By
Growing Green Truck

To maximize the efficiency of each lawn care technician, Jonathan Rigsbee, president and CEO of GrowinGreen in Kernersville, N.C., reconfigured his trucks to offer 
multiple treatments. Each new truck is designed to carry five different mixes, 
as well as a granular product, to treat 
lawns, trees, shrubs and pests. Rigsbee said it took some additional 
training to ensure each technician... read more

Killer trends: Postemergent combinations

March 12, 2015By
PHOTO: Dow AgroSciences

Combination products continue to be the future of turf herbicides. When it comes to turf herbicide product selection, lawn care applicators have noticed some changes—and it’s not just limited to lack of new active ingredients. There have been fewer products coming to the market in the past five to 10 years, says Rodney St. John, Ph.D., agronomist for Ryan Lawn... read more

PLANET Day of Service 2014 spurs 90 project completions

April 23, 2014By

Type #PLANETDOS into your Facebook or Twitter search bar and you’ll see evidence the Green Industry was busy on Earth Day, April 22. Off screen, the evidence was in the form of around 90 projects completed in 24 states at an estimated value of $400,000 as part of the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Day of Service 2014. An initiative that... read more