Research Center

May 23, 2017

USDA Lawn & Landscape Research

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) was founded on May 15, 1862, when President Abraham Lincoln signed the legislation to establish it. He later called […]
May 23, 2017

APS – Plant Pathology Research

The American Phytopathological Society (APS) is a non-profit society that was founded in 1908 and has led the field of plant pathology research for over a […]
May 23, 2017

WSSA – Lawn Weeds & Weed Control

The Weed Science Society of America is a non-profit professional society that promotes research, education, and extension outreach programs related to weeds. They don’t stop there, […]
May 23, 2017

Intl. Survey of Herbicide Resistance

The International Survey of Herbicide Resistant Weeds is a group of scientists and technical experts who are involved in a collaborative effort involving weed scientists and […]
May 23, 2017

Dave’s Garden – Yard & Garden Care

Whether you’re new to gardening or fancy yourself as a bit of a yard care expert, having access to the right information is essential. It’s easy […]
May 23, 2017

Preen – Lawn Maintenance Advice

Whether you’re a homeowner or lawn maintenance professional, you’ve undoubtedly heard of Preen. It’s a well-known product line that is manufactured by Lebanon Seaboard Corporation since […]
May 23, 2017

Farmer’s Almanac – Yard Care Advice

Almost all of us are familiar with The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Weather patterns have been charted and predicted in the Almanac for the following planting year […]
May 23, 2017

Better Homes & Gardens – Yard Care

As one of the best-selling magazine in the country, Better Homes and Gardens first launched in 1922. Interestingly enough, its founder was President Woodrow Wilson’s former […]
May 23, 2017

Planet Natural – Yard Care Advice

Over the past decade, there has been a significant shift in people’s attitudes toward organic and natural products for gardening, farming, and yard care. More consumers […]
May 23, 2017

NGA’s Lawn Maintenance Research

Every so often, a publication comes along that is vital to the lawn care and gardening enthusiasts of this world and the National Gardening Association magazine […]
May 23, 2017

RHS Lawn Maintenance Research

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has a lofty goal of enriching the lives of everyone via plants and making the U.K. more beautiful and greener. Founded […]
May 23, 2017

MBG Yard Care & Plant Research

Founded in 1859, The Missouri Botanical Gardens offer us a glimpse into the beautiful world of horticulture. Though most require the assistance and expertise of master […]
May 23, 2017

LBJ Botanical Garden – Yard Care

Lady Bird Johnson was not just our First Lady at one time but a true visionary and a serious environmentalist who inspired positive change in the […]
February 12, 2016

MLB Groundskeeper Lawn Care Tips

The article ‘Lawn care tips from Red Sox groundskeeper Dave Mellor’ appeared in the Boston Globe on April 15, 2016.  The article was written by Gary […]
February 12, 2016

7 steps to a beautiful lawn

The article ‘7 steps to a beautiful lawn‘ appeared in the Boston Globe on April 11th, 2011. The article was written by Elizabeth Gehrman, who is […]
February 11, 2016

Grass Simplified: Hire Someone

In the article entitled ‘Grass Simplified: Hire Someone‘ appeared in the NY Times on June 2nd, 2008. The article was written by Jay Ramano, who was […]
February 4, 2016

Lawn Mower Buying Guide

Whether you are purchasing a mower for the very first time or replacing a trusted machine after years of use, you want to do everything you […]
February 4, 2016

Leaf Blower Buying Guide

One of the most versatile tools you can have in your outdoor power tool arsenal is a leaf blower. Not only can it be used in […]
February 4, 2016

String Trimmer Buying Guide

Often referred to as a weed wacker, string trimmer, weed eater, or line trimmer, this tool is essential for complete yard care and maintenance. String trimmers […]
February 4, 2016

Lawn Edger Buying Guide

Lawn edgers use a metal blade to create clean, sharp edges along driveways, roadsides, patios, and landscape beds. Many people don’t realize these are two very […]