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Water Issues Endanger the Green in Our Yards and Wallets

July has been designated as “Smart Irrigation Month” because July is the month when our water utilities experience peak demand.  As our nation’s water suppliers struggle to fulfill the summer water requirements, our citizens struggle to pay for the water they use.  Many blame the water challenge on landscape water use.  Studies have shown that […]

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Seeding Techniques For a Healthier Golf Course

Written by Arborjet’s Turf, Ornamental, and Golf Specialist, Kevin Lewis   Turfgrasses play a larger role in everyday life than many people realize. “I asked the waiter, ‘Is this milk fresh?’ He said. ‘Lady three hours ago it was grass.’” Phyllis Diller Established stands of grasses benefit the environment in multiple ways including purification of air, water runoff […]

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July Is Smart Irrigation Month

July is traditionally the month of peak demand for outdoor water use. Warm temperatures, little rainfall, and water restrictions make it difficult to keep plants from entering drought stress. However, there are several smart irrigation practices that can be put into effect to help maintain green and healthy plants without wasting water. To promote awareness […]

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Water Woes on the Golf Course

Written by Arborjet’s Turf, Ornamental, and Golf Specialist, Kevin Lewis From increases in water cost and restrictions to societal pressures to conserve water and labor shortages, managing turfgrass moisture is a significant challenge for Superintendents everywhere. As a former Golf Course Superintendent, turf care was my number one priority. The bane of that existence was wilted and […]

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Hurricane Season Begins Today – Here Is Your Preparation Checklist

Hurricane Preparation

Hurricane season officially begins today, and we’ve already experienced the impacts of subtropical storm Alberto. Each year, the kickoff to hurricane season brings with it a number of recommendations, from hurricane preparation kits to family emergency plans, but what about developing a plan to protect your turf and landscapes? Maintaining healthy trees and plants is […]

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Drought and Pest Pressures: How to Save Your Stressed-Out Trees

Drought and Pest Pressures

As temperatures begin to rise across the country and spike even higher in traditionally warm areas, protecting drought-stressed trees should take precedence in your recommended treatment plan. Trees suffering from drought stress have increased risk of damage from attacking insects, diseases, heat, and cold. Here are some pests to be aware of and treatments to […]

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The Biology of Water

Water Management Blog

Recently, we announced our exciting new partnership with Ecologel. Ecologel is a premier developer and manufacturer of innovative products for water conservation, dust mitigation, plant nutrition, pond and lake management, and anti-fungal coatings. This blog post was contributed by Ecologel’s Director of Agronomy Jim Spindler, CPAg, CCA, CPSS.   The Biology of Water As it is […]

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