Preventing Crabgrass On Your Lawn

As summer approaches and hot and dry weather begins, it becomes the prime season for an invasion of crabgrass – an ugly, opportunistic weed that will try its best to get a foothold on your commercial landscape. If you’re a commercial property manager, now is the time to make sure the right preventative measures have been […]

What Is Laser Grading For Athletic Fields?

For many years, baseball groundskeepers have leveled (or “graded”) their playing fields manually to ensure a safe, true field and to allow for effective water drainage. While manually tackling this task is possible, it’s a slow and labor-intensive process that requires lots of experience and expertise to pull off. On an athletic field, grading entails […]

Ball Field Spring Maintenance Checklist

As we transition to the start of spring here in Connecticut, a big task that many maintenance teams have is making sure that their athletic fields are ready for the start of baseball and softball season. Not sure what needs to be done? Here is a simple checklist of ten key spring athletic field tasks […]

How To Reduce Business Landscaping Costs

Maintaining a commercial property can be expensive, and with most of us keeping a close eye on what we spend this year, it’s a good idea to leave no stone unturned (pardon the pun) when it comes to sensible cost management for your commercial landscape. The question is how do you lower maintenance costs without […]

Before You Sign That Landscape Maintenance Contract

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Developing A Landscaping Plan: 6 Keys

Designing an outdoor commercial landscape can be fun – and also a little intimidating, considering all the choices and investments you’ll have to make. So how do you do the job thoughtfully and cost effectively while still enhancing the curb appeal of your commercial property? Landscape Design Considerations The answer is with a comprehensive Landscaping Plan, […]

Prepare Your Commercial Property For Winter (Part 1 of 2)

When you own commercial property in New England, winter weather is a cost of doing business. Blizzards and other extreme weather can cause big problems on your worksite – problems that can lead to extensive repair costs, extended business interruptions, revenue loss, and even lawsuits if a someone is injured on your premises. The good […]

Managing Tick Problems On Commercial Property

In some senses, Connecticut is the epicenter of tick-borne disease in the U.S. – after all, we are the home state of Old Lyme. With that ignominious distinction, controlling ticks becomes a responsibility for all of us – including those of us who own and manage commercial properties containing outdoor landscapes. The good news is there […]

Five priorities for off-season turf maintenance

Turf Maintenance In The Off-Season: 5 Priorities

Just because most sport seasons were canceled in Connecticut this year, it doesn’t mean that you’ll be able to skip off-season athletic field and turf maintenance in the coming weeks and months. When it comes to maintaining your sports turf during the off-season, the five most important areas to prioritize are: Pest mitigation – Proper maintenance […]

Keys to make your (baseball) diamonds sparkle

Make Your (Baseball) Diamonds Sparkle

Eight Keys To Good Field Maintenance Maintaining beautiful baseball and softball fields isn’t easy, but it’s well worth the effort. Here are eight must-dos if you want to keep your fields health, safe, and on top of their game. Watch for infield “lip” problems – Infield edges can develop lips as red dirt (infield mix) migrates […]