TAG: Kentucky Bluegrass

TruGreen partners with Churchill Downs

May 1, 2019By

For the third year in a row, Churchill Downs is partnering with TruGreen to ensure the grass track is in top shape in time for the Kentucky Derby. read more

Government Affairs: GMOs in the managed landscape

March 5, 2015By

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have become controversial over the past couple of years as the science used to manipulate the genetic code of both plants and animals has become more sophisticated. While much of the controversy over genetic engineering (GE) has revolved around food crops, recent announcements of two nonfood GMOs—a strain of Kentucky bluegrass developed by Scotts Miracle-Gro Co.... read more

Scotts may sell genetically modified bluegrass by 2015

February 10, 2014By

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., based in Marysville, Ohio, will test a genetically modified grass seed in the family lawns of a small number of employees this growing season, The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch reports. The employees will test Kentucky bluegrass that has been modified to protect it from being killed by Roundup, the herbicide produced by Monsanto and sold by Scotts.... read more

Throwback Thursday: August 1988

January 23, 2014By

I often wonder what long-time subscribers of Landscape Management think of current issues of the magazine. This week my mind is on those who subscribed to LM in 1988. What would their thoughts be on the January 2014 issue, primarily our st ory “The new norm?” The article reported there’s been a 30 percent to 40 percent increase in grass... read more

Arysta LifeScience herbicide receives 2(ee) recommendation

April 16, 2013By

Arysta LifeScience has received from the United States Environmental Protection Agency as part of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act a 2(ee) recommendation for the use of its XONERATE herbicide on Kentucky Bluegrass to control Poa annua. The company says studies and research show XONERATE to be 90 percent effective in controlling Poa annua and provides greater application flexibility... read more