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wet green grass lawn with water texture Effects of Excessive Rain on Turf
Excessive rain can have adverse effects on turfgrass health. Below are a few such outcomes.
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Recently Added Products: Fall 2022
Advanced Turf Solutions added five product offerings over the past few months. Learn more about each one below. N Stabilizer Foliar-Pak N Stabilizer is a nitrogen stabilizer that you can blend with urea fertilizers to minimize volatilization loss. N Stabilizer slows urea hydrolysis by inhibiting the urease enzyme’s activity. Sempre Verde Foliar-Pak Sempre Verde is […]
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What Not to Do When Treating for Dallisgrass
What not to do when treating for dallisgrass.
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Repairing Drought Damage in Your Lawn
If your lawn endured drought conditions this summer, now is the time to repair the damage so it can survive winter. Here are five ways to help your lawn recover from drought damage.
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deadnettle Controlling Winter Annual Weeds
What are winter annual weeds? How and when can you control them? Keep reading to find out.
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Front view of modern residential home during early autumn season in Northwest of United States. Maple trees beginning to change leaf colors. Fertility Options for Trees and Shrubs
September is the time of the year customers reach out with seeding, turf fertilizer, and early order questions. It’s also the time of the year to start planning ornamental fertility programs. 
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Fall Dethatching and Overseeding Services
Fall is the perfect time to sell your customers on dethatching and overseeding services. A tool like the SG Rake attachment can help you complete those services efficiently.
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Natural Gas Drives Fertilizer Prices Up
It’s no secret that the fertilizer market is volatile right now. This article will examine the state of urea specifically—why it matters and how your company can respond proactively.
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Fall Broadleaf Weed Control Strategy
Strategizing for your fall broadleaf herbicide applications can minimize or even prevent next year’s weed problems.
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EOP Secured for Lawn & Landscape
Why and how should lawn care companies participate in EOP?
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Dialed In: Lewis Center Spotlight
Advanced Turf Solutions has 24 locations that proudly serve customers in 15 states. Lewis Center is one of five locations in Ohio and has been a part of the ATS family since 2010.
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FAQs About Fall Fertilization
When is the best time for fall fertilization? When should I stop fertilizing warm-season grasses in the transition zone? What type of fertilizer should I use?
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Henbit in Landscape Bed What You Need to Know about Fall Landscape Bed Herbicide Applications
Have weeds taken possession of your customers’ ornamental beds? Good news. Fall is an excellent time for managing ornamental bed weeds that have taken over, especially broadleaf weeds.
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Suburban home in early Autumn as the leaves begin to turn Late-Season Fertilization on Cool-Season Lawns
Late-season fertilization is an essential service to provide your customers with cool-season lawns.
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Fall fertilization Planning for Fall Fertilization
As we approach the fall season, the environment transitions to cooler temperature and different sun angles for less intense heat throughout the afternoon. This is the best time of the year for summer recovery, and this sets the tone for healthier turf in the spring.
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front view of garage with fresh green grass around it Using Mesotrione at Seeding Time
“You can pay me now, or you can pay me later." Remember those commercials about oil filters? This same catchphrase can be applied to using Mesotrione at seeding time.
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Hand planting grass seed for overseeding green lawn care Problems That Arise From Low-Quality Grass Seed
It may be tempting to go for the grass seed with the lowest price tag, but you get what you pay for with seed. Low-quality grass seed has lower germination rates, higher weed content, and other costly problems.
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sprayer How Bicarbonates and pH Affect Spray Water
The single largest input into our spray tank is the water used to make the application. We often overlook the significance of good water. Sometimes we think, “If it’s good enough to drink, then it's okay for our spray tank.” That may or may not be true!
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grass field 2022 Fall Seed Market Update
The seed harvest for 2022 is in full swing.
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New Co-Branded Line of Exclusive Grass Seed Products
Advanced Turf Solutions and Barenbrug have partnered together to create a line of exclusive grass seed products, including blends coated with XCD.
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Don’t Plant Your Problems: Why is My Grass Seed Not Growing?
When you are planting your yard or inter-seeding your thin lawn, it is important to use the seed that is right for your environment.
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Sowing Seeds for the Future: Turfgrass Breeding Impact on Tomorrow’s Seed Needs
By staying in tune with end-user feedback and being aware of environmental pressures, Barenbrug aims to be the preferred partner of today while simultaneously breeding the varieties of the future.
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Where Does My Seed Come From? 
Even though grass seems to grow around us without much effort, developing improved varieties takes time and effort.
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seedlings on grass Factors You SHOULD Consider When Selecting Turfgrass Species for a New Seeding
There are many factors that SHOULD be considered when selecting a turfgrass species for a new seeding. Here is a comprehensive list of factors to consider:
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Human seeding coins in soil for growing money. Combat Rising Fertilizer Costs With Soil Organic Matter
2022 has certainly been challenging for the lawn care industry, with the double-whammy of extremely high fertilizer costs and limited supply. After a break from the high costs of 2008, global demand has increased. We will have to periodically contend with higher prices and shortages for the foreseeable future.
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Q2 2022 New Product Announcement Recently Added Products: Summer 2022
Advanced Turf Solutions added several product offerings over the past few months. Take a look below at what’s new.
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Man with lawnmower How Short Should I Mow My Grass?
When it comes to mowing height, it’s important to avoid cutting your grass too short or too tall.
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Water drops on green blade of grass macro, shallow depth of field with creamy bokeh and lots of copy space Surviving Peak Disease Season
It's that time of year again, when growth speeds up, temperatures rise, and we start to get consistent and persistent thunderstorms with humidity. The main summer event is here: peak turfgrass disease season.
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Green grass flooded with rain.Summer rain.Rectangular background with wet grass. Flooding in the fields. Turfgrass Issues That Thrive in Warm, Wet Conditions
Several turfgrass pests thrive in warm, wet conditions. Lack of air, poor drainage, compacted soil, and excessive thatch also contribute to infestations. In this post, we’ll look at three pests to be on the lookout for this summer.
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Achieve Incredible Results on Trees and Ornamentals with Grow-In
Foliar-Pak Grow-In is our swiss army knife. Initially, Grow-In was developed to offer customers a complete turfgrass establishment program with the use of a single product. But as time passed, we noticed Grow-In was useful for seeding projects as well as achieving incredible results on trees and ornamentals.
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ants Perimeter Pest Control: The Add-On Service Staple
Perimeter pest control was not always as attractive as an add-on service for lawn care operators as it is now. A few years back, structural pest control companies mainly offered the service.
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The Best Time to Apply Grub Control Products
With so many species, how do you know when to treat? For the most part, the biggest concern is about annual grubs since they do the most damage to lawns.  
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Thermometer displaying high 40 degree hot temperatures in sun summer day Managing Heat and Drought Stress
Summer stress takes many forms. With record-breaking temperatures in parts of our geography this week, heat stress is inevitable. In this blog post, we’ll discuss both heat and drought stress and what you can do to manage both.
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Beth Berry Receives Women in the Green Industry Award
Fishers, IN—Green Industry Pros, the management resource for landscape contractors and equipment dealers, selected Beth Berry as a recipient of the Women in the Green Industry Award for 2022.
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How West Virginia Green Beat Back Armyworms
For over 30 years, West Virginia was spared the damage armyworms could produce. Then, just like in many other states last summer, they struck. Lawns were devastated overnight, leaving lawn care companies working seven days a week to try and save as many properties as they could. Some yards made it; some didn’t. During this […]
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close up hand putting banknote into glass bottle.Business, finance, savings or management money, investment concept. How to Maximize Your Glyphosate Dollars
Every time you turn around these days, it seems like there’s a new supply chain issue. This has no doubt affected us all in some way, and even the most-used herbicides in the world, glyphosate-based products, have given pain to the green industry.
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Automatic garden watering system with different sprinklers installed under turf. Landscape design with lawn hills and fruit garden irrigated with smart autonomous sprayers at sunset evening time. What You Need to Know About Pre-Emergent Breakthrough
When it comes to pre-emergent herbicides, the last thing you want to have is a breakthrough. But sometimes it happens—why? And more importantly, what can you do to minimize pre-emergent breakthrough?
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sprinkler of automatic watering Summer Lawn Care Timeline
As you prepare to care for your lawn this summer, we have a timeline to help you know what to do each month. 
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New Location in Springfield, Missouri
With the recent opening of our fifth facility in Missouri, Advanced Turf Solutions now has 24 locations that serve customers in 15 states.
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Blue Rye Cool Season Why You Shouldn’t Plant Cool-Season Grass in the Summer
Spring and fall are the recommended times to plant cool-season grasses. Why not summer?
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