Winter shrub pruning tips
One of the benefits of winter shrub pruning is that you don't have to wait long for new growth in the spring. Here are a few winter pruning tips.
December 12, 2022
Does your client have sunburnt grass?
While your clients might lather on sunscreen to protect their skin from the sun's rays, their lawns can't exactly escape the sun. But many people are surprised to learn that their lawn can get sunburnt. Here are some tips to help.
August 29, 2022
Help clients save water with these tips
Water is a precious commodity and can be very expensive. For that reason, your clients are likely interested in ways that they can save water.
July 28, 2022
The Japanese Beetle: A common landscape menace
The Old Farmer's Almanac has named Japanese Beetles as some of the most troublesome pests in the eastern and midwestern parts of the country. Here are some facts to know about these pests.
July 19, 2022
The fungus among us
With summer just around the corner, now is the time to educate yourself on lawn fungus. The warm and moist weather of the summer creates the perfect environment for harmful fungi and diseases to grow and thrive on your client's lawn.
July 15, 2022
New web interface released for ToolWatch platform
The full ToolWatch platform is now accessible from any device for field and office employees.
March 23, 2022
John Deere expands service plan to fluids and parts
The plan also allows the flexibility for customers' technicians to do the maintenance work.
March 21, 2022
How to protect your tools and equipment against winter’s worst
The cold weather is here...and it can wreak havoc on your tools and equipment. Follow this checklist to winterize your assets and prevent costly damage.
December 30, 2021
Got water? Landscaper finds profitability with fee-for-service watering
While many of your clients might already have an irrigation system that handles their watering needs, there’s a good chance you have potential clients that could benefit from fee-for-service watering.
September 21, 2021
3 reasons fallen leaves are a problem
With leaf removal season here, you might be looking for ways that you can sell more of this add-on service. Remind clients that fallen leaves are more than just an eyesore.
September 17, 2021
Seeing brown patches in your clients' lawns? It could be fungus
If your clients are dealing with discoloration or even areas of the turf that appear to be dying, they could have a lawn fungus problem. Humidity and excessive rainfall can lead to lawn fungus growth and wreak havoc on your clients’ lawns
September 14, 2021
There’s a rose killer on the loose: What to do about RRD
If your clients have roses in their landscape and they’re suddenly looking deformed, they could be suffering from Rose Rosette Disease (RRD). Knowing the signs of an infected plant is key to a proper diagnosis.
September 2, 2021
Understanding soil types for your clients
Knowing the differences between fill dirt, topsoil, garden mix, and compost can help you make the best choice for your clients.
August 24, 2021
DIY soil testing: Is it everything your clients want?
As more clients come to understand the value of healthy soil, they might inquire about DIY soil test kits. But these options fall short of what a professional lab analysis can offer.
August 20, 2021
Protecting trees from drought
As many parts of the country are experiencing high temperatures, heat waves, and drought conditions, many are wondering how they can preserve their trees during this time.
August 12, 2021
Help your commercial landscaping clients avoid these 3 common mistakes
Whether a retail center, hotel, or office complex, your commercial clients want to know they are getting good service for their investment in professional landscaping. But they might not always know what mistakes they need to avoid.
August 9, 2021
Addressing poa annua (aka: annual bluegrass) in the lawn
If your clients love a thick and healthy lawn, then nothing probably frustrates them more than seeing weeds creeping in. Weeds like poa annua, which are difficult to control, are particularly problematic.
July 29, 2021
Growing grass in shade: Can it be done for your clients?
For many of your clients, growing grass in the shade may feel nearly impossible.
June 18, 2021
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Hilltip introduces drop spreader for compact tractors, loaders
Hilltip now offers a winter maintenance drop spreader for compact tractors and loaders.
Husqvarna releases new upgraded 562 chainsaw
Chevy merges off-road and heavy duty with first Silverado HD ZR2
New Vermeer stump cutter tackles tough jobs in tight spaces
Mastering objections: A six-step path to sales success
The Attachments Idea Book
Landscapers use a variety of attachments for doing everything from snow removal to jobsite cleanup, and regardless of how often they are used, every landscaper has a favorite attachment.
2024 Fleet Technology Trend Report
The 2024 Fleet Technology Trends Report reveals key data showing how GPS solutions are helping fleets overcome challenges, promote safety and streamline operations. Download the report to find out more!