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General Forums - Polls, Pictures, Announcements, Etc.

Discussions that do not fit in other forums but are about the Green Industry.
Post pictures of your work, vehicles, equipment, tools, and other business related pictures.
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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.
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Ask Questions About The Site & Make Suggestions for Improvement.
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Offers, Discounts, & Announcements Made by Our Sponsors for LawnSite.com members!
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Recent Headlines from TurfMagazine.com

Recent Headlines from Turf Magazine

Set Some Basic Rules with Subs
Have you ever had a client request a service that was outside of your expertise, but you decided that you would give it a try ...... Read More
Weather's Crucial Role in Turf Pest Outbreaks
Turfgrass managers are always asking me to forecast which insects will become major pests the next season. I usually quip, “It’s too complicated.” Or, I ...... Read More
Snow Mold Alert
Most of the New England region and the Midwest has experienced snow cover for at least 60 days (even longer for the northern areas), and ...... Read More
5 Tips To Keep Lawns Alive During A Drought
There’s a lot of pressure on people to give up their lawns for the drought, but you don’t have to scrap it completely to save ...... Read More
Toro's Second-Quarter Results Beat Expectations
Robust lawn mower sales boosted results for the Toro Co., helping it to beat Wall Street's expectations for the second quarter. The Bloomington manufacturer of ...... Read More
Slope Solutions
Mowing on slopes is never an easy task. All too often, landscape contractors find themselves stuck with downed equipment when first mowing slopes in the ...... Read More
ASIC Announces 2015 Excellence Award Winners
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Another impressive slate of irrigation professionals submitted projects for consideration for the American Society of Irrigation Consultants’ 2015 Annual Excellence in ...... Read More
NALP Launches New Online Portal for its Awards of Excellence
HERNDON, Va. -- The National Association of Landscape Professionals (formerly PLANET), is pleased to announce that entries for its 2015 Awards of Excellence are now being accepted through its ...... Read More
Insect Pests Shrug Off Winter's Worst
As I write this article (February), here in Raleigh, North Carolina, we are experiencing freezing sleet, and we’ve had nighttime temperatures in the lower teens ...... Read More
Briggs & Stratton Buys Billy Goat Industries
LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. – Billy Goat Industries has been acquired by Briggs & Stratton for about $26 million. The family-owned business, which has about 100 employees, ...... 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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Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss topics surrounding franchising.
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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!
This forum will be used solely for the discussion of web site design, why you should have your own web site, how web sites can help your company, etc, etc, etc.
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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
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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.
by Outlawn
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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
by Cornell
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Lawn care and landscape business owners discuss tractors and the mechanics of equipment geared toward the Green Industry
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This forum is where you can post information about equipment you have had stolen, including when, where, description, serial numbers, etc.
Lawn Care and Landscaping Business Owners discuss renting and or leasing of equipment such as trenchers, skid steers, dump trucks and more.

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...
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Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss pesticides, herbicides, licensing, legislation, application practices, equipment, pricing, products, manufacturers, suppliers and more.
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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!
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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.
Lawn Care Business Owners and Professionals discussing business management topics that include: Best Practices, Adding/Offering Services, Business Tools, Logistics, Staffing, etc.
by Ric
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Recent Headlines from Turf Design Build Magazine

Take Control of Your Rubber Track Machines
Simple maintenance practices can always help reduce costs, especially when it comes to the upkeep on big pieces of equipment, such as rubber track loaders. ...... Read More
Briggs & Stratton Buys Billy Goat Industries
LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. – Billy Goat Industries has been acquired by Briggs & Stratton for about $26 million. The family-owned business, which has about 100 employees, ...... Read More
NALP Launches New Online Portal for its Awards of Excellence
HERNDON, Va. -- The National Association of Landscape Professionals (formerly PLANET), is pleased to announce that entries for its 2015 Awards of Excellence are now being accepted through its ...... Read More
ASIC Announces 2015 Excellence Award Winners
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Another impressive slate of irrigation professionals submitted projects for consideration for the American Society of Irrigation Consultants’ 2015 Annual Excellence in ...... Read More
Industry Honors Andy Smith, Former IA Officer
Former government affairs director for the Irrigation Association, Andrew K. Smith, died May 14 at the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Funeral ...... Read More
Are You a Socially Responsible Service Provider?
Wondering about consumers’ appetites for corporate social responsibility? Luckily, the Conscious Consumer Spending Index has been measuring this annually for the past three years. This ...... Read More
Netafim's Ze'ev Barylka Joins The Groundwater Foundation Board of Directors
FRESNO, CA  - Netafim USA, the leader in drip irrigation technology, announced today that Ze'ev Barylka, North American Director of Marketing and Agriculture Sales, has ...... Read More
Turf Design Build Direct 5-14-15
A new market report says the Micro Irrigation Systems Market will reach $8.13 billion by 2020. North America was the largest contributor to the global micro ...... Read More
Peak JCB Joins JCB's North American Dealer Network
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Peak JCB, a new JCB dealer headquartered in West Valley City, Utah, will offer a wide variety of equipment including the renowned ...... Read More
Gardening for the Heart
Many of us would say gardening is something we hold dear to our hearts. But did you know gardening is also good for our hearts? ...... 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.
by ArTurf
05-23-2015 08:15 PM Go to last post
Landscapers Discuss Patios, Walls, Drive Ways, Walk Ways and More!
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Landscape Lighting Designers and Contractors Discuss a Full Spectrum of Issues Involving Outdoor Lighting.
by emby
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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.
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Tree Service Professionals Discuss Different Aspects of Tree Climbing, Pruning, and Felling.
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Tree Service Professionals Discuss Different Types of Equipment and Accessories.
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Tree Service Professionals Discuss The Use and Application of Different Kinds of Fertilizers and Pesticides. Tree Diseases Are Also Discussed.
05-23-2015 07:51 AM Go to last post
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

Winter's Wallop
Note: this was originally published in late March 2015. Northeast superintendents take wait-and-see approach to turf buried by snow and battered by cold. To say ...... Read More
Don't Go Over the Edge
“We’re livin’ on the edge.” Steven Tyler, the renowned rock vocalist, sang/screamed those lyrics in Aerosmith’s 1990s hit “Livin’ on the Edge.” Golf course superintendents ...... Read More
Their Indispensable Advice Echoes More Than 100 Years Later
As the story goes, Drs. Charles Vancouver Piper and Russell A. Oakley were approached by various individuals as far back as 1906 for advice on ...... Read More
Golf and Florida... Makes Sense
It seems golf and Florida were made for each other. Think mustard and ketchup. Golf 20/20, a collaboration of organizations representing all segments of the ...... Read More
BASF Launches Summer Holiday Promotion
The summer holidays are just around the corner. Soon, more players and more traffic will put more disease stress on golf courses. To help keep ...... Read More
Rockwind Community Links Opens
Rockwind Community Links in Hobbs, New Mexico, celebrated its opening on May 18, 2015, with a ceremonial first drive by Fred Couples, a Hall of ...... Read More
Drone Imaging for the Golf Course
GreenSight Agronomics aims to reduce golf courses' water and chemical costs through aerial drone imaging, offering superintendents more detailed information about their golf courses from ...... Read More
They'll Bug You, All Right
It’s early summer. Golf play is in full swing (sorry about the pun), the heat is on and turf is getting stressed. Hot air temperatures ...... Read More
Reinders, Inc. Receives Toro Best in Parts Operations Award
The Toro Company presented Reinders, Inc. of Sussex, Wisconsin with its 2014 Partner in Excellence award for Best in Parts Operations. Reinders has won the ...... Read More
Capillary Concrete Bunker System to be Installed at France's Le Golf National
Capillary Concrete will install its strong and environmentally-sound bunker system at France's Le Golf National, the host of the 2018 Ryder Cup. Partially owned by ...... Read More
Talking turf issues. Discuss all facets of golf course maintenance here.
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Your take on golf and everything else sports related
05-10-2015 05:07 PM 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.
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss power washing and pressure washing as an additional service to offer.
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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