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The Turf[TECH]Report - Getting the Dirt on Soil Amendments

March 3, 2017

The success or failure of turf is directly related to the quality of the soil and how it has been treated and/or managed throughout its growth cycle. One way to greatly improve soil quality for turf grass is to apply a soil amendment to condition the soul. soil amendments are used to...

Seeding in Spring

February 24, 2017

Discover How to Apply Seed to Lawns in Spring: When spring arrives and the turf appears to be patchy or you need to establish a whole new lawn, although best recommended in fall, spring can also provide a good environment for grass seed germination. Learn the best ways to help grow strong, new turf...

Spring Lawn Care Check List

February 23, 2017

Spring is almost here and there are some lawn care tasks to start on in order to prepare your lawn for a quick green up, the fight against weeds and pests, as well as helping turf produce a stronger root system to manage the stresses of summer. Check out these easy steps to ensure a beautiful, strong lawn this season!

The Turf[TECH]Report - Understanding Herbicides

February 13, 2017

The term herbicide, well known by the turf industry for years, are chemicals that can be applied on fertilizer that can kill or change the normal growth of weeds, but do you know the difference between all the herbicides on the market? Learn more...

Tis the Season... for Snow Mold!

February 10, 2017

Learn How to IDENTIFY & TREAT Affected Turf Grass: As spring approaches and snow begins to melt, one may notice that areas of turf grass may appear to be “glued” together and pale yellow in color. This problem is a sign of the disease know as snow mold. Click to learn more...

Keywords: turf disease

Lawn Care Tip: Springs Approaching! When Should You Start Mowing Again?

February 9, 2017

It's a nice day but still in the midst of the winter season, leading you to wonder, "is it okay to start mowing again?" Click to discover more...

2017 Upcoming Green Industry Trade Shows

January 11, 2017

8 Excellent Trade Shows You Should Watch for this Year...Its a new year with multiple opportunities to learn, network and check out the latest in the green industry. Staying updated on the newest products, industry news and education is important throughout the green industry. Discover 8 different trade shows to keep your eyes out for this coming year.

Keywords: trade show

2017 Lawn Care Resolutions

January 9, 2017

3 Lawn Care Resolutions that will GREEN-UP your Lawn & your Wallet! Want to improve the look and health of your turf and spend less money doing it? These lawn care resolutions can greatly improve the appearance of your lawn...Click to learn more!

Taking a Glance Inside the 2016 New England GROWS Show with the TurfCare™ Road Crew

January 3, 2017

Check out what the TurfCare™ Road Crew was up to last month at the New England GROWS Show...

Keywords: trade show

The Turf[TECH]Report - What is a Nitrogen Inhibitor?

December 8, 2016

A nitrogen inhibitor is a substance used to inhibit the biological oxidation of ammonium nitrogen to nitrate nitrogen in soil as well as help manage the conversion of urea to ammonia and carbon dioxide until adequate rain or irrigation can occur. Click to discover more on why this technology is important, the different types of inhibitor technology, and why using this technology could benefit a lawn as well as the environment...

Keywords: turf[tech]report

BEWARE of Ice Melt Damage

December 7, 2016

Important Tips to Prevent & Treat Ice Melt Damage: Applying ice melt to walkways and drives is a necessary and effective way to prevent slips and falls throughout the winter season but it can also cause adverse effects to lawns and landscapes. Following these steps can assist with the prevention and treatment of ice melt damage...

Keywords: ice melt

Want to get the BEST MELT out of your ICE MELT?

December 6, 2016

Important Selection & Application Techniques: Winter has arrived and if you haven't already, soon you will be visited by lots of snow. Life doesn't stop for snow, which is why we count on ice melt. But are you getting the BEST MELT out of your ICE MELT? Discover important TIPS to ensure ice melt efficiency and effectiveness...

Keywords: ice melt, info graph

Winter Lawn Care Check List

November 1, 2016

Winter is quickly approaching and there are just a few more things you should do in order to prepare your lawn for the cool months ahead. Make sure you check these 5 items off your list to ensure an easy beginning to your lawn care in the spring...

Be the Boss of Lawn Frost

November 1, 2016

Discover How to Identify, Manage & Prevent Lawn Frost Damage: You may know what lawn frost is but do you know why it occurs and some of the ways it can damage your lawn? Learn more about ways to identity, manage and prevent your lawn from frost damage...

Taking a Glance Inside the 2016 GIE+EXPO with the TurfCare™ Road Crew 

November 1, 2016

Check out what the TurfCare™ Road Crew was up to last month at the GIE+EXPO 2016 Show...

Keywords: trade show

To Rake or not to Rake?

October 12, 2016

Common Myth Exposed! Autumn is quickly approaching, leaves are beginning to change colors and fall; so it is time to bust out that rake again, right? Maybe not, the practice you know as "raking leaves" to prevent them from smothering and killing your lawn may be actually inhibiting the overall health of your lawn...

Keywords: fall lawn care

Fall Lawn Care Check List

October 5, 2016

Follow this easy to use fall lawn care check list to make sure your lawn is properly prepared for winter.

Why Winterize Your Lawn

October 4, 2016

The Importance of a Fall Fertilizer Application: Remember all the time you spent on your lawn this spring and summer; weeding, feeding, treating, watering and mowing? Now that fall is here don’t let all that hard work go to waste. There is one more step to ensure your lawn is protected throughout the winter...

Making a Difference with One Swing at a Time

September 22, 2016

On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, Turfcare™ sponsored and participated in the 10th Annual Golf Classic and Benefit for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center at the Apawamis Club in Rye, New York...

Are you Applying the Right Type of Fertilizer to Your Lawn?

September 1, 2016

Are you aware that there are two types of nitrogen options available in fertilizers, quick- and slow-release nitrogen? Fertilizers are used to deliver important nutrition, like nitrogen, to promote the optimal appearance and health of your lawn. Knowing the difference between these two fertilizers will help you achieve the desired lawn you want. Click to learn the difference between quick- and slow-release fertilizers to help you with your lawn care needs...

Keywords: fertilizer

Is Your Soil STARVING Your Lawn from Nutrients?

September 1, 2016

Discover the importance of soil pH: Did you know that if your lawn's soil has an imbalanced pH level you could be limiting nutrient uptake, inhibiting the health of your lawn and wasting fertilizer? Discover tips to balance and maintain your soil's pH...

Keywords: soil, soil ph

Inefficient vs. Efficient Nutrient Uptake

August 30, 2016

Turf Care Supply Corporation uses innovative solutions to promote efficient nutrient uptake from the soil to the plant. In order to promote this efficiency, its important to understand the difference between inefficient and efficient nutrient uptake. Want to learn the solution to healthy plants and soil? Discover more with this easy to use diagram...

Keywords: info graph

Lawn Care Tip: How to Mow in the Heat of Summer

August 16, 2016

During the peak of summer your lawn may suffer from stress from the heat and dry weather. There are a few tips and tricks one should follow in order to maintain a healthy lawn in extreme heat...

Should I Aerate?

August 2, 2016

Did you know that aerating your lawn is just as important as fertilizing, mowing and watering it? That's right, this is a very important lawn care technique that helps maintain a healthy grass root system. Learn more about when and why you should adopt aerating into your lawn care techniques...

Does Fertilizer Go Bad?

August 1, 2016

Did you ever wonder "Does fertilizer go bad?". The general answer is no, fertilizer does not go bad if it is properly stored. Discover tips to properly manage your left over fertilizer at the end of a season.

Keywords: fertilizer

Aerating Tips for Success

August 1, 2016

Learn tips for effectively aerating your lawn to promote a stronger, healthier look...

Get the Dirt On Thatch

August 1, 2016

Thatch is a loose, intermingled organic layer of dead and living stems, shoots, and roots that if left alone can compromise the health of your lawn. Discover tips for identifying and managing thatch...

Keywords: thatch

Lawn KILLER BUG! - How to ELIMINATE the HARMFUL Chinch Bug

July 6, 2016

It's mid-summer where heat is high and rain is sparse. You may be noticing your lawn browning in areas and may think it is caused by drought. But did you know that pesky chinch bugs can be infesting your lawn and causing this browning?! These insects are frequent to home lawns and can often be found during times of drought. Discover how to identity and treat these chinch bugs...

Why is my Lawn Brown?

June 30, 2016

Troubleshooting Tips! Typically, Grass turns brown when grass roots are too short to properly grab nutrients or water from soil or, the soil does not contain enough nutrients or water. There are multiple reasons why your lawn can be turning brown. Here are 7 common reasons why your lawn is turning brown and ways to treat them...

Weed of the Week: Ground Ivy

June 21, 2016

WEED OF THE WEEK: Ground Ivy...Throughout the month of June, TurfCare™ will be selecting a "Weed of the Week" to help you identify and treat selected pesky weeds to ensure your lawn stays beautiful this Summer.

Keywords: weed of the week
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