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TAG: Ohio Lawn Care Association

Backstory: Gina Zirkle

September 30, 2015By
Gina Zirkle

Gina Zirkle Scientist, Environmental Affairs The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. Marysville, Ohio Education Canal Winchester High School Canal Winchester, Ohio Class of 2000 The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio Class of 2004, B.S., Agriculture 2008-2010, M.S., Environment and Natural Resources “I worked for the turfgrass pathology lab, looking at diseases of turfgrasses, researching new products and their active ingredients and seeing... read more

OLCA hosts Lawn Care Seminar

June 19, 2015By

The Ohio Lawn Care Association hosted its 13th Annual Northeast Ohio Lawn Care Seminar at the Ohio State University (OSU) Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster, Ohio, June 18. The seminar updated attendees on industry news and offered up to three and a half continuing education units for the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Reed Johnson, Ph.D., from OSU’s Department of Entomology,... read more

Tips for cultivating lawn care techs

January 28, 2014By

As winter lingers in parts of the U.S.—and will remain to for the coming weeks—some lawn care company owners are in prime positions to make headway on the spring season. A safe starting point is considering ways to cultivate your staff of lawn care technicians. Landscape Management called on Grant Birchfield, who was dubbed Ohio Lawn Care Applicator of the... read more

The grass master

March 19, 2013By

Ohio’s Applicator of the Year proves there’s more to quality lawn care than fertilizer. Matt Tyler takes out the trash. He rakes the leaves, mows the lawn, even brings in the groceries. No, that’s not life at home. Those are some of the extra steps Tyler takes for his lawn care customers on the job. And they’re just a few... read more