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General Forums - Polls, Pictures, Announcements, Etc.

Discussions that do not fit in other forums but are about the Green Industry.
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Post pictures of your work, vehicles, equipment, tools, and other business related pictures.
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Yesterday 11:31 PM Go to last post
Let us know a little about yourself and your lawn care and landscaping business. Let us know who you are, where you are from, and what equipment you started with and how far you have come along in the business.
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Create or Join Polls For Lawn Care & Landscape Business Owners. You are also invited to answer surveys created specifically by the LawnSite Staff and Sponsors of the site as well.
07-23-2015 03:32 PM Go to last post
Ask Questions About The Site & Make Suggestions for Improvement.
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07-18-2015 08:02 PM Go to last post
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Recent Headlines from TurfMagazine.com

Recent Headlines from Turf Magazine

Cancellation Penalties
Cancellation Penalties
Do you have a plan in place if a customer cancels your services in the middle of a contract? Do you charge a penalty? Or ...... Read More
Fix the "Cavities" on Clients' Lawns for Added Profit
Fix the
Some business insight about responding to complaints and in-the-field diagnostics.... Read More
University of Georgia Establishes Turfgrass Breeding Endowment
University of Georgia Establishes Turfgrass Breeding Endowment
TIFTON, Ga. -- Lawns, golf courses, football fields and athletic grounds around the world use University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences turfgrass. ...... Read More
Do Poison Ivy Leaves Look Like Dollar Bills?
Get the Price You Want
I like to wear shorts in the summer, especially around my house, when I mow my small lawn and when I help my wife in ...... Read More
4 Tips to Effectively Connect With Your Customers More Effectively on Facebook
4 Tips to Effectively Connect With Your Customers More Effectively on Facebook
With the new Facebook algorithm changes it is getting harder to stay connected with customers. Here are a few tips to help you connect more ...... Read More
California Updates Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The California Water Commission recently approved an updated Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance that establishes increases in water efficiency standards for new and retrofitted ...... Read More
Two Different Approaches to Lawn Disease Control
Two Different Approaches to Lawn Disease Control
Having a plan in place to prevent lawn disease damage will please clients and boost your revenue.... Read More
John Coombs Elected to TPI Board of Trustees
ELMER, N.J. -- John Coombs, president of Coombs Sod Farm was elected to the board of trustees of Turfgrass Producers International during their annual business meeting ...... Read More
Massachusetts Lawn Doctor Locations Promote Mosquito Control Service
HANOVER, Mass. - New England mosquitoes barely flinch at tiki torches, bug zappers and aerosol sprays, so Lawn Doctor of Boston, the South Shore and Cape ...... Read More
Brickman/ValleyCrest to Sponsor International Luxury Hotel Association Conference
PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Brickman/ValleyCrest, the leading providers of commercial landscaping and snow removal services, will sponsor the International Luxury Hotel Association’s Fast Forward 2020 Luxury ...... Read More

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Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss business related issues, taxes, marketing, employees, licenses, advertising, software, scheduling, billing, insurance, associations, magazines and more!
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss all the issues surrounding keeping their employees and job sites safe. Equipment use, transportation, OSHA regulations, weather, apparel, etc.
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07-25-2015 12:12 PM Go to last post
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss topics surrounding franchising.
by ToddH
07-13-2015 11:30 AM Go to last post
Lawn Care and Landscaping business owners get to know other business owners and pros in your area. Work together, swap work, or meet for lunch!
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Lawn Care and Landscape Business owners discuss employment issues, H2B, post job offers, resumes and more!
by CalebK
07-24-2015 07:39 AM Go to last post
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Equipment - Marketplace, Repair, Etc.

Nationwide used equipment ads. Members can sell and buy equipment from one another. No commercial/dealer posting allowed.
Lawn care and landscape business owners discuss the mechanics of Green Industry specific equipment such as blowers, mowers, trimmers, and other manufacturer specific equipment
by chuacro
Today 02:11 AM Go to last post
Discuss lawn care and landscaping trucks and accessories, as well as both open trailers and enclosed trailers, and their accessories.
Lawn care and landscape business owners discuss the use of ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and UTV (Utility Task Vehicles) for their business.
Lawn care and landscape business owners discuss heavy equipment used by Green Industry professionals such as dump trucks, bull dozers, tractors and various other machinery
Lawn care and landscape business owners discuss tractors and the mechanics of equipment geared toward the Green Industry
by Rotcart
07-26-2015 11:42 PM Go to last post
This forum is where you can post information about equipment you have had stolen, including when, where, description, serial numbers, etc.
by rob7233
07-23-2015 11:31 PM Go to last post
Lawn Care and Landscaping Business Owners discuss renting and or leasing of equipment such as trenchers, skid steers, dump trucks and more.
07-14-2015 02:50 PM Go to last post

Lawn & Landscape Maintenance - Mowing, Shrubs, Mulching, Etc.

Lawn Care Business Owners Discuss Techniques, Ideas, Strategies, etc.
Lawn Care Business Owners Discuss Equipment such as Walk Behind Mowers, ZTR Mowers, Line Trimmers, Backpack Blowers, Attachments, etc.
Lawn Care and Landscape Business Owners Discuss The Maintenance of An Existing Landscape, Including Mulching, Flower Bed Maintenance, Spring and Fall Clean-Ups, Leaf Removal, etc...
Yesterday 11:20 AM Go to last post
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss pesticides, herbicides, licensing, legislation, application practices, equipment, pricing, products, manufacturers, suppliers and more.
Today 03:35 AM Go to last post
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss fertilizers and plant nutrition: application practices, equipment, pricing, products, manufacturers, suppliers and more.
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss organic garden management, fertilizing schedules, pricing, organic materials, techniques, weed control, disease, pest control, legislation, licensing, and more!
by ToddH
07-20-2015 05:53 PM Go to last post
Lawn Care & Landscape Business Owners Discuss Aeration, Dethatching, Seeding, Soil Amendments, etc...
Florida Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss pesticides, herbicides, licensing, legislation, application practices, equipment, pricing, products, manufacturers, suppliers and more.
07-26-2015 09:32 PM Go to last post
Lawn Care Business Owners and Professionals discussing business management topics that include: Best Practices, Adding/Offering Services, Business Tools, Logistics, Staffing, etc.

Recent Headlines from Turf Design Build Magazine

California Updates Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The California Water Commission recently approved an updated Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance that establishes increases in water efficiency standards for new and retrofitted ...... Read More
Brickman/ValleyCrest to Sponsor International Luxury Hotel Association Conference
PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Brickman/ValleyCrest, the leading providers of commercial landscaping and snow removal services, will sponsor the International Luxury Hotel Association’s Fast Forward 2020 Luxury ...... Read More
Sustainable Hardscaping
Greener pavers are becoming increasingly popular alternatives for traditional hardscaping.... Read More
University of Utah Implements Water-Reducing Landscaping Changes
In an effort to conserve water, the University of Utah is implementing landscaping changes across its campus. Devoting the summer to make the campus “water-wise,” ...... Read More
Growth Slowing for Landscape Architecture Firms according to ASLA survey
Billable hours improve, with decline in inquiries for new work and hiring.... Read More
Get to know Kim Eierman of EcoBeneficial
Kim Eierman is an accredited organic landcare professional and founder of EcoBeneficial!, a horticulture consulting company for homeowners and commercial clients in Bronxville, New York, ...... Read More
Sharp-Witted Ads Help Reduce Overwatering
The Southern Nevada Water Authority is proving it can change people’s water habits with rising water rates, rebates for using less water and… strong ads ...... Read More
California Adopts Strict Rules to Reduce Lawns Amid Drought
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The era of lush, green lawns adorning new California homes moved a dramatic step closer to ending Wednesday, July 15. Drought-tolerant plants ...... Read More
Bandit Industries Awarded Second NJPA Contract in Two Years
Isabella County, Mich. -- Bandit Industries has been awarded an additional contract from the National Joint Powers Alliance contract for medium-duty and compact construction and maintenance ...... Read More
California Governor Signs Bill Banning Fines for Brown Lawns
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- Property owners who let their lawns go dry to save water can thank Gov. Jerry Brown for signing a bill barring cities and ...... Read More
Landscapers Discuss Design, Architecture, Installation, Equipment, Plant Stock, Estimating, etc.
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss all aspects of irrigation, pricing, bidding, installation, maintenance, manufacturers, books, and various systems.
Yesterday 10:56 PM Go to last post
Landscapers Discuss Patios, Walls, Drive Ways, Walk Ways and More!
by zedosix
Yesterday 10:09 PM Go to last post
Landscape Lighting Designers and Contractors Discuss a Full Spectrum of Issues Involving Outdoor Lighting.
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss the installation and maintenance of ponds, water gardens, along with fish, electricity, rocks, pricing, software, designs, filters, treatment, pumps, waterfalls and more.
Landscaping business owners discuss upcoming industry trade shows you may want to attend or post pictures and information about trade shows you have attended.
07-26-2015 03:43 PM Go to last post
Tree Service Professionals Discuss Different Aspects of Tree Climbing, Pruning, and Felling.
by bmcbjc2
07-15-2015 11:26 PM Go to last post
Tree Service Professionals Discuss Different Types of Equipment and Accessories.
Tree Service Professionals Discuss The Use and Application of Different Kinds of Fertilizers and Pesticides. Tree Diseases Are Also Discussed.
Tree Service Professionals Discuss The Importance of Safety and The Different Types of Safety Accessories Available.
03-24-2015 07:30 AM Go to last post
Tree Service Professionals discuss their sawmilling experiences.
by pwoller
04-25-2015 01:42 PM Go to last post
Tree Service Professionals Discuss The Fire Wood Aspect of The Tree Service Business.
05-22-2015 09:56 PM Go to last post
Announcements, Press Releases, New Products for Tree Services

Recent Headlines from Superintendent Magazine

Talking Sustainability: Humate International
Representatives from industry suppliers expand on what the concept means to their companies and the message they're trying to convey to superintendents. Brian Galbreath President ...... Read More
Conquer the Complainer
So you’re out and about in your golf car – scouting the course, checking the crew, prioritizing for tomorrow – and all of a sudden ...... Read More
Talking Irrigation: Highspeed Group Ltd.
In this series, company representatives comment on water issues and what their products can do to help superintendents be more efficient in achieving healthy turf. ...... Read More
Turfgrass Research Field Day Scheduled for August 11
The Ohio Turfgrass Foundation and The Ohio State University Turfgrass Science Team scheduled their sessions for the upcoming Turfgrass Research Field Day for August 11h. ...... Read More
Would Syngenta Takeover Help Monsanto's Image?
The St. Louis Dispatch, the hometown newspaper of the Monsanto Co., called the company's courtship of Syngenta "unsolicited," but said an acquisition could propel Monsanto ...... Read More
Poll: Staff Burnout
When the temperature rises, so can stress on the golf course. For many courses throughout the United States, this is busy season. Do you have ...... Read More
Talking Sustainability: Audubon International
Representatives from industry suppliers expand on what the concept means to their companies and the message they're trying to convey to superintendents. Tara Pepperman Director ...... Read More
The Back 9
For the superintendent who already knows there’s no typical day on the job, stay current on more unique industry news from around the world. This ...... Read More
Words Need to be as Loud as Actions
Nobody likes to be considered the black sheep of the family. That was my feeling as I talked with two PGA Tour agronomists. Both had ...... Read More
Talking Sustainability: EarthWorks
Representatives from industry suppliers expand on what the concept means to their companies and the message they're trying to convey to superintendents. Joel Simmons President ...... Read More
Talking turf issues. Discuss all facets of golf course maintenance here.
Answer questions, win prizes!
Your take on golf and everything else sports related
07-15-2015 10:45 AM Go to last post

Additional Industries

Miscellaneous & Related Forums

Several members from both LawnSite and PlowSite requested this forum. This is where you can discuss this add-on service.
07-24-2015 07:29 AM Go to last post
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss power washing and pressure washing as an additional service to offer.
07-25-2015 01:06 PM Go to last post
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss selling Christmas trees and other seasonal products like pumpkins, flowers, etc.
Lawn care and landscaping business owners discuss the topic of alternative fuel types in this forum.
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