Feeling the Heat 

Decline in turf quality for creeping bentgrass during summer is a common problem on many golf courses, especially in warm climatic regions....

The Power of H 

The concept of adjusting soil pH has a rich history. Marcus Varro, one of the most prolific writers of Roman history, wrote in a book around 116 B.C., "They manured their fields with white chalk which they dug out of the ground."...


The components of the disease triangle (host, pathogen and environment) set the stage for disease development. One environmental component that is commonly accepted as an important factor in the onset of disease is nitrogen fertility....

Alternative Treatments for Turf Disease 

Fungicides are a critical tool for controlling fungus-incited diseases on amenity turf, as well as in commercial and residential plantings of selected herbaceous plants, shrubs and small trees....

CHEMICAL UPDATE: Turfgrass Fungicides 

The third in our Chemical Update series for 2005, the following pages outline a solution for nearly every turf disease problem by profiling turfgrass fungicides....

Nematodes Nabbed 

Like all successful superintendents, Mike Combs understands the interrelation of production variables and their combined effect on turf quality....

Diversify your business by offering perimeter pest control  

While many green industry professionals focus on providing their customers with green lawns, many have also realized the benefit and opportunities in offering add-on services, such as pest control....

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