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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.
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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Ask Questions About The Site & Make Suggestions for Improvement.
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Offers, Discounts, & Announcements Made by Our Sponsors for LawnSite.com members!

Recent Headlines from TurfMagazine.com

Recent Headlines from Turf Magazine

NHLA Sues DOL & DHS Over H-2B Policies
MIAMI, Fla. -- The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) joined Bayou Lawn and Landscape Services, the National Association of Landscape Professionals, Superior Forestry Inc. and the Small and ...... Read More
Scotts pulls newly formulated weed-and-feed from shelves
Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. is taking a multimillion-dollar hit after the company took one of its most-popular products off the shelves in some states. It took ...... Read More
State of Tennessee Awards Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation State Contract
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The state of Tennessee has awarded Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation a state contract for Toro commercial and residential landscape contractor equipment, ...... Read More
Turfgrass Specialist Discourages Mowing on Wet Soil
Matthew Elmore, assistant professor and extension turfgrass specialist in Dallas, explains that compaction can become a problem if you drive on wet soil, which will cause the ...... Read More
Signature Control Systems Taps Adam Dunford to Lead U.S. West Coast Spec Team
IRVINE, Calif. -- Signature Control Systems Inc. has hired Adam Dunford to support the company's growing sales department. An 18-year sales and marketing executive with extensive experience ...... Read More
Paladin Attachments Acquires Kodiak Manufacturing
DEXTER, Mich. - Paladin Attachments announced the acquisition of Kodiak Manufacturing Inc. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Charleston, Tennessee, Kodiak is a leading manufacturer ...... Read More
FMC Announces Dismiss Herbicide Instant Rebate Promotion
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – By purchasing now through Aug. 15, 2015, turf professionals can receive instant rebates on Dismiss South, Dismiss CA and both sizes of ...... Read More
Landscape Leader: John Gibson
John Gibson, president of Swingle, has been a part of the green industry for close to 30 years. He has held many leadership positions during ...... Read More
Pillar G Intrinsic Receives Registration in California
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- BASF has announced that its Pillar G Intrinsic brand fungicide has received California registration. Pillar G is a combination Insignia fungicide and ...... Read More
John Deere Awards 2015 Green Fever Package
OLATHE, Kan. - Crystal Kasper of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, is receiving $25,000 to use for a landscape makeover for her yard, plus a John ...... 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.
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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Moose River Media Offers FREE Industry Magazines, helpful bi-weekly e-Reports & Equipment Field Testing.
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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
Discuss lawn care and landscaping trucks and accessories, as well as both open trailers and enclosed trailers, and their accessories.
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Lawn care and landscape business owners discuss the use of ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and UTV (Utility Task Vehicles) for their business.
by Outlawn
05-05-2015 10:54 PM Go to last post
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
05-30-2015 06:58 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.
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...
by jones68
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Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss pesticides, herbicides, licensing, legislation, application practices, equipment, pricing, products, manufacturers, suppliers and more.
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...
Yesterday 08:26 PM Go to last post
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 OakNut
06-01-2015 03:18 PM Go to last post

Recent Headlines from Turf Design Build Magazine

NHLA Sues DOL & DHS Over H-2B Policies
MIAMI, Fla. -- The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) joined Bayou Lawn and Landscape Services, the National Association of Landscape Professionals, Superior Forestry Inc. and the Small and ...... Read More
Scotts pulls newly formulated weed-and-feed from shelves
Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. is taking a multimillion-dollar hit after the company took one of its most-popular products off the shelves in some states. It took ...... Read More
IA Responds To CA Water Restrictions
On April 1, California Gov. Jerry Brown issued mandatory water restrictions as the state’s severe drought drags into its fourth year. Brown’s mandate ordered cities ...... Read More
Get to Know Howard K. Freilich
In 1979, Howard K. Freilich, a young, energetic entrepreneur and horticulturalist, founded Blondie’s Treehouse Inc. in Westchester, New York, out of the back of a ...... Read More
Something Blue: The Majorelle Garden in Morocco
The Majorelle Garden is a 12-acre botanical garden and artist’s landscape garden in Marrakech, Morocco. It was designed by expatriate French artist Jacques Majorelle in ...... Read More
Turf Design Build Direct 5-28-15
From dump trucks to skid-steer loaders to bulldozers, big equipment becomes an essential part of any landscaper’s arsenal to ensure productivity. Choosing the right piece ...... Read More
JCB'S NORTH AMERICAN DEALER NETWORK EXPANDS WITH PROCON JCB
SAVANNAH, GA -- ProCon JCB joins the JCB North American dealer network, providing an extensive line of high-quality equipment and personalized, dedicated service to the ...... Read More
A Look Inside LA Firm Benefits
If there were an open position at your company, how would the job ad attract you as a potential employee? Does your company look appealing ...... Read More
The Toro Company Honors David M. Lilly
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - To honor the legacy of David M. Lilly, The Toro Company's fourth president and former Dean of what now is the University ...... Read More
ASLA Statement on White House Strategy to Promote Pollinator Health
Washington, D.C. -- The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) applauds the Obama Administration for its May 19 announcement, National Strategy to Promote the Health ...... Read More
Landscapers Discuss Design, Architecture, Installation, Equipment, Plant Stock, Estimating, etc.
by norsky
Yesterday 09:08 PM Go to last post
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss all aspects of irrigation, pricing, bidding, installation, maintenance, manufacturers, books, and various systems.
Landscapers Discuss Patios, Walls, Drive Ways, Walk Ways and More!
Landscape Lighting Designers and Contractors Discuss a Full Spectrum of Issues Involving Outdoor Lighting.
by Chris J
Today 01:34 AM Go to last post
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.
05-30-2015 11:49 AM Go to last post
Landscaping business owners discuss upcoming industry trade shows you may want to attend or post pictures and information about trade shows you have attended.
05-01-2015 04:31 PM Go to last post
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.
05-22-2015 10:32 PM Go to last post
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

What You Can Do to Combat Rising Water Prices
In various areas throughout the United States, the cost of water is rising quickly. In fact, the cost of municipally supplied water has increased an ...... Read More
The Best Remedy for Weed Control Is...
What's the best way to control weeds on your golf course? Jared Hoyle, a turfgrass professor from Kansas State University, offered up the answer at ...... Read More
Three New Ornamental Region Managers at Nufarm
The appointment of three new Ornamental Region Managers at Nufarm Americas will capitalize on the company's position in the U.S. Ornamental market. David Etzler has ...... Read More
Project EverGreen Kicks Off "Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids." Initiative
Those in the golf industry already recognize the importance of getting kids on the course early on. Not only is it beneficial for kids to ...... Read More
Stay on Guard
When it comes to greens, some golf course superintendents are pushing their greens to the edge.  That is, they’re ramping up green speeds to meet ...... Read More
How to Manage The Talent Drain
As the parent of a 21-year-old daughter and 18-year-old son, I’m resigned to the fact there isn’t much agreement between father and children at this ...... Read More
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
Talking turf issues. Discuss all facets of golf course maintenance here.
Answer questions, win prizes!
Your take on golf and everything else sports related
by ztman
05-30-2015 06:54 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.
by Nick508
Yesterday 09:31 PM Go to last post
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss power washing and pressure washing as an additional service to offer.
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Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss selling Christmas trees and other seasonal products like pumpkins, flowers, etc.
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Lawn care and landscaping business owners discuss the topic of alternative fuel types in this forum.
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