TAG: PGMS

2020 PGMS scholarship program now accepting applications

December 2, 2019By

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) is accepting 2020 scholarship applications for students in horticulture or related fields. Applicants must be students in at least in their first year of college or in their senior year of high school with acceptance to a two- or four-year program. The top recipient will have the opportunity to attend the School of Grounds... read more

Toro receives PGMS Gold Medal Award

November 12, 2014By

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) bestowed a Gold Medal Award to The Toro Co. The award, given to an individual or company in recognition of its outstanding and long-term achievements and/or contributions to the green industry, was presented to Paula Sliefert. Senior marketing manager for Toro, Sliefert was recognized during the PGMS’s annual awards and induction dinner on Oct.... read more

Observations from the Peanut Gallery

September 6, 2010By

By: Ron Hall Most of you probably aren’t old enough to remember the Peanut Gallery. In the 1950s the Peanut Gallery was the small group of children comprising the studio audience during broadcasts of the Howdy Dowdy Show. The children, perched in rows on bleachers just off camera, delightedly reacted to the antics of the show’s puppet characters — Howdy Dowdy,... read more