Category: Landscaping

Calibrating a Spreader

How To Calibrate Your Spreader

Calibrate Your Spreader Introduction The following is meant to serve as a simple, yet accurate approach for the use of material spreaders in general turf and landscape applications. This is written for the groundskeeper who needs to apply product properly without spending excessive time becoming laser-focused on the details. More scientific (and a little more accurate) approaches can be found in the resources at the end...

Mickey Mouse flower bed

7 Things Disney World Does Really Well: And You Can Too

My wife and I took the kids to Disney World last month. I didn’t expect this, but part of the fun of being there for me was enjoying the highly manicured lawns and landscape, the clean facilities, and observing the infrastructure. As a Facility Manager, I notice these things (I can’t help it) and seeing it done at such a high level is enjoyable to me....

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Resource of the Week: Midwest Groundcovers Midwest Solutions

The Problem Most of us are not landscape designers or architects, but are asked to provide micro-design solutions to our landscape. Maybe a perennial bed needs to be refreshed, or a small project has changed existing beds enough that a new design is required. Not enough work to justify hiring an LA, but (if you were honest with yourself) enough to completely overwhelm you. I’ve inherited...