By: earthdev On: June 02, 2014 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

I just read an article published in a major turf magazine talking about how Americans want to have these wonderful lawns. The article interviewed people from major chemical companies so guess what the results were? Everyone is working on new chemicals with less toxicity. To me that in itself...

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By: earthdev On: May 22, 2014 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

I recently read an article in Consumer Reports Magazine talking about lawn care and ways a home owner can save money on the care of their lawn. Guess what was on the top of their list ” Spread Compost “. We have been saying this for years and it...

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By: earthdev On: May 05, 2014 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

May is a great time to begin spreading compost on your turf grass to improve your soil. The process will help you improve your soil and get thick healthy turf grass. You can combine this with core aeration to allow the soil to breath and get some of the...

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By: earthdev On: April 30, 2014 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Earth Day has come and gone now the question is what are we doing to help the earth? Recycling, driving vehicles with better fuel mileage and using less chemicals on our turf grass are all good ideas. Earth and Turf has been in business for 19 years and we...

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By: earthdev On: April 07, 2014 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Humus style composts with special additives are being used on wildlife food plots to improve the growth of a variety of crops. One local company Nature’s Trophy Blend is selling a great Humus compost with additives to improve the soil in small plots along wooded areas. They have seen...

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By: earthdev On: March 30, 2014 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Depending on where you are in the USA the grass is growing, starting to grow, or waiting for some warmer weather regardless it is time to begin planning for the growing season. As we have always said the first thing to do is take soil samples and find out...

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By: earthdev On: February 27, 2014 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

This week I have been at the Ecological Landscape show in Springfield Mass. The show is mainly attended by people trying to promote a more organic approach to landscape management. Some of the attendees are involved with the garden aspect of the business and some are involved with improving...

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By: earthdev On: February 15, 2014 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

The interest for topdressers was really high at the New England Grows Show. It seems that every year we go to the show we get more people who understand the importance of topdressing on turf grass. Landscape contractors seem to be really catching on to the idea of a...

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By: earthdev On: January 29, 2014 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

The Journal of Environmental Management says turf grass is the largest crop in America about 40 million acres. This would include Lawns, Sports turf and Golf courses. There is a concern that with all this turf watering it could put a strain on our water system and environment. U.S....

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By: earthdev On: January 22, 2014 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

When you bake a cake you start with a recipe and then you pull together all the ingredients, put everything together and then pop it in the oven and if you have done everything right bingo you get a great cake. Growing turf is really not all that much...

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