Daytona Beach Community College, Advanced Technology Center Daytona Beach, Florida 

Firm: Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc. Client: Daytona Beach Community College, Volusia and Flagler County Public Schools and the Partnership for Workforce...

READER'S POLL 

Here are the reader poll results from the question posted throughout June on the Grounds Maintenance Web site www.grounds-mag.com. What are your primary...

WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME? 

Last week, I had the distinct and unexpected pleasure of going through a three-day sales-training program. At first, I said, I'm an editor, not a salesperson....

SHORT CUTS 

SUFFOCATING BENTGRASS Do your greens look tired in hot weather even when you irrigate sufficiently? The answer may lie in the soil gas profile. High temperature...

Picture this 

As a landscape designer, a large part of your job is to sell a concept to clients. Your tools to communicate the design are often limited to plan drawings,...

Walk-Behind Rotary Mowers 

Are you looking for a rotary mower that will give you productivity and, at the same time, give you excellent maneuverability? Look no further. The following...

PRODUCT PREVIEW 

EQUIPMENT ZERO-TURN MOWER Ingersoll Equipment Co. introduces the 5018CD front-cut, zero-turning-radius mower. This mower is available with an 18-hp Briggs...

Winterizing Your Irrigation System 

If freezing temperatures are in the forecast, it's time to winterize your irrigation system. By removing water from the pipes, valves and sprinkler heads, contractors can protect systems from potentially serious damage in cold climates....

OPEI PREDICTS EQUIPMENT SHIPMENTS 

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute has predicted year-end shipments for commercial turf and grounds care equipment will decrease in 2002 but increase...

CALCULATE EQUIPMENT COSTS 

The best method for budgeting equipment (or any item) is to review historical data as a point of reference and then make the appropriate adjustments for...

Consuming Competitors 

Now may be a great time to expand your business by acquiring another well-established side business that complements what you currently do. It's one of...

Pondering Profits 

An often overlooked, yet lucrative service for landscapers to provide clients is maintaining their water gardens. Popping up everywhere in homeowners'...

TURF ATTACKS GLOBAL WARMING 

Although most people walk on it and don't give it a second thought, humble, trod-upon, lowly turf that often is derided for only having aesthetic value...

The enemy below 

Plant-parasitic nematodes, which are tiny, unsegmented roundworms, are widely recognized across the United States as damaging pests affecting cool- and...

Getting the Bugs Out 

The dream of biological control with microorganisms was to find a super bug that could be applied to the turf that would push all of the other microorganisms...

FINDING ANSWERS 

BUFFALOED Q Where can I find information about a turf-management program I can use on buffalograss for golf course turf? San Antonio, Texas A University...

October 2002 

Pricing it right Snow removal, sanding and salting work can be some of your most profitable work as long as you do not depend upon the weather. Too many...

apwa news 

is keyword at 2002 APWA Congress More than 5,000 public works professionals gathered in Kansas City, Mo., to learn about state-of-the-art management techniques...

product browser 

Spreader Hiniker Company's expanded snow- and ice-control product line now includes two stainless-steel salt and sand spreaders. The 6.5-foot Model 620...

WATER HYDRAULICS IN TURF EQUIPMENT 

Using a Textron-donated Jacobsen Greens King V, 18-hp, triplex reel mower, researchers at Purdue University successfully modified its hydraulic system...

SHORT CUTS 

GIANT GRASSHOPPERS ATTACK CENTRAL FLORIDA It may sound like a plot for the latest science-fiction thriller, but residents in central Florida will attest...

September 2002 

Spread the wealth When the dot-com crash began in early- to mid-2000, sending countless twenty-something company presidents and weekend warrior day-traders...

FINDING ANSWERS 

DEER TICK CONTROL Q What product do you recommend to put on your lawn for deer ticks? via the Internet A Ticks need a humid environment to survive, so...

apwa news 

Snow Conference set in Columbus, April 14-16 Make plans to attend the premiere snow and ice removal summit in North America on April 27-30 in Quebec City,...

What goes around 

Next to fuel, tires are your biggest vehicle-operating cost. Making poor choices when selecting your tires often results in higher costs for you in the...

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