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Facts and Fallacies About Frost on Turf

By Pat Gross on December 5, 2022
Cold temperatures in fall and winter often result in frost formation on turfgrass. Here is a brief quiz to test your...

How to Make the Most of Winter Downtime in the Sports Turf Industry

By Chris Ball on November 15, 2022
Happy fall y’all–my favorite time of the year. As fall sports and activities come to a close and the winter season is...

The Latest on H-2B Visas and the 2023 Season

By Larry Giroux on November 11, 2022
The challenge to find and retain green industry employees has been an ongoing concern. If you have experienced this at...

3 Trends Creating Demand for Holiday Lighting Services

By Roger Ramsey on November 11, 2022
Adding holiday lighting as a service to your landscaping business can be rewarding and not just financially. You’re...

Where to Start When Your Business Growth Stops

By Larry Giroux on November 8, 2022
Why would two landscape companies in the green industry, with the same financial performance, command vastly different...

Painting Grass on Your Golf Course as a Viable Alternative to Winter Overseeding

By Pat Gross on November 3, 2022
Winter overseeding of warm-season turf with perennial ryegrass has long been the traditional way to produce green turf...

Beyond the Blue Counter: The Benefits of the Ewing Pump Hotline

By Ashlee Pond on November 2, 2022
Did you know you have access to irrigation pump experts beyond the professionals at Ewing’s Blue Counter? The Ewing...

4 Steps for Selecting a Fall Fertilizer for Your Golf Course

By Pat Gross on October 26, 2022
Fall is an especially important time of year for fertilizing both warm season and cool season turfgrasses on your golf...

Ewing Acquires SiteLight LD, Inc., Opening Its Second Location in Virginia

By Ewing Irrigation on October 20, 2022
OCT. 20, 2022, PHOENIX—Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply announces its acquisition of SiteLight LD, Inc., a Virginia...

Three Signs of Turf Stress and What to Do About It

By Pat Gross on September 26, 2022
Turf stress occurs for a variety of reasons, mostly due to hot temperatures and environmental extremes. In addition to...

Little League Softball World Series Volunteers Make History, Inspire Through Teamwork

By Chris Ball on September 14, 2022
To say that the 2022 Little League Softball World Series (LLSWS) was special is an understatement. It ranks in the top...

Golf Course Irrigation Systems Benefit from Uniformity and Efficiency

By Pat Gross on September 8, 2022
This is Part 3 of a three-part series that focuses on various aspects of smart irrigation for golf courses. The...

The Method for Quickly Selecting a Pump Control Box

By Ashlee Pond on September 6, 2022
Selecting the right pump control box can affect your timeline, budget, and the performance and longevity of the...

Sustainable and Smart Irrigation Practices for Golf Courses Save Water

By Pat Gross on September 1, 2022
This is Part 2 of a three-part series that focuses on various aspects of smart irrigation for golf courses. ...

Why Delegating Responsibility is Key to Your Business’s Success

By Larry Giroux on August 30, 2022
If you were to draw a picture that visually represents your role in your business, what would it look like? Are you at...

Golf Courses Save Water by Utilizing Smart Irrigation Technology

By Pat Gross on August 26, 2022
This is Part 1 of a three-part series that focuses on various aspects of smart irrigation for golf courses. Smart...

To Mow or Not to Mow: Maintaining Turf Through Warm, Dry Conditions

By Kevin Lewis on August 24, 2022
Mowing is one of the most common practices associated with maintaining turfgrass. 

Ewing Focuses on Florida Growth Opportunities; Promotes Jeff Bower to New Florida Division Vice President

By Ewing Irrigation on August 22, 2022
AUGUST 22, 2022, PHOENIX—Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply has experienced expansive growth in the eastern U.S....

Ewing Opens New Location in Round Rock, Texas

By Ewing Irrigation on August 22, 2022
AUGUST 22, 2022, PHOENIX—Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply has just opened its newest location in Round Rock, Texas....

Your Overseed Season Could Be a Success with These 5 Tips

By Andy Keeton on August 17, 2022
In certain parts of the country, August through November is known as Overseed Season. During this time the soil reaches...

To Tarp or Not to Tarp Your Field? There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Answer

By Don Brasseaux on August 16, 2022
The University of New Orleans’ proximity to Lake Pontchartrain provides a picturesque setting for baseball fans who...

9 Steps You Should Take Before Starting Turf Renovation

By Kevin Lewis on August 11, 2022
So, you say you have no grass left and this summer is way too dry. Now is the time for planning turf renovation and...

Controlling Aquatic Weeds on Your Golf Course

By Laura Fauman on August 1, 2022
Aquatic plants can enhance ponds on your golf course in multiple ways. But some are nuisance weeds that quickly take...

Ewing Opens Fourth Location in Michigan

By Ewing Irrigation on July 11, 2022
JULY 11, 2022, PHOENIX—Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply continues growing its footprint in the Midwest and working...

Little League Softball World Series to Sport an All-Female Field Crew

By Chris Ball on July 11, 2022
For a week in August, Elm Street Park (ESP) in my hometown of Greenville, North Carolina, will become a hotbed of...

What Dodge Construction Network’s Midyear Outlook Means for You

By Larry Giroux on July 7, 2022
Dodge Construction Network recently hosted four broadcasts by Chief Economist Richard Branch, detailing the company’s...

4 Ways to Help Plants Battle Heat Stress

By Ewing Irrigation on June 28, 2022
If only they could talk, your clients’ landscapes would probably say, “baby, it’s hot out there” about now, and ask for...

Navigating the Drought and Water Restrictions: They Won’t Kill Your Landscapes or Your Business if You Don’t Let Them

By Larry Giroux on June 24, 2022
At Ewing, we’re glass-half-full kind of people—and you should be, too. While the drought and water restrictions will...

Water Bans and Drought Restrictions Can Actually Grow Your Business

By Larry Giroux on June 23, 2022
Now’s the time for contractors to turn water bans and restrictions into opportunities to grow your landscape...

Detect Summer Turfgrass Diseases – Part 3: Gray Leaf Spot

By Pat Gross on June 22, 2022
This is Part 3 of a three-part series on summer diseases of turfgrass. Gray leaf spot is another turf disease can show...

Detect Summer Turfgrass Diseases – Part 2: Anthracnose

By Pat Gross on June 9, 2022
This is Part 2 of a three-part series on summer diseases of turfgrass. Anthracnose is a fungal disease that mainly...

Drought Restrictions and Irrigation Limits Take Effect in California

By Pat Gross on June 7, 2022
Drought restrictions and limits on outdoor watering were announced on June 1, 2022, in California in response to...

Ewing Opens New Location in Elkridge, MD

By Ewing Irrigation on June 1, 2022
JUNE 1, 2022, PHOENIX—Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply opened a new location in Elkridge, Maryland on June 1, 2022...

Ewing Acquires Texas Landscape Supply in Central Texas

By Ewing Irrigation on May 26, 2022
MAY 26, 2022, PHOENIX - Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply announces its acquisition of Texas Landscape Supply in the...

Detect Summer Turfgrass Diseases – Part 1: Fairy Ring Disease

By Pat Gross on May 25, 2022
This is Part 1 of a three-part series on summer diseases of turfgrass. Fairy ring is a disease common to all turfgrass...

Ewing Website Improvements Streamline Online Ordering Processes

By Ewing Irrigation on May 24, 2022
For 20 years, Ewing has offered online tools to help you estimate the cost of projects, purchase products, manage your...

Choose the Right Fittings for Your Drip Irrigation Systems

By Ewing Irrigation on May 20, 2022
When it comes to tubing for drip irrigation systems, there are common industry standards for sizing, but how do you...

6 Ways to Profit from Your Summer Vacation

By Larry Giroux on May 4, 2022
Summer is here, and although it may seem strange, now may be the perfect time to increase the value of your company.

Ewing Announces Newest Golf Team Member

By Ewing Irrigation on April 29, 2022
APR. 29, 2022, PHOENIX - Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply announces the addition of Account Manager Billy Lewis to...

How Your Golf Course Can Quickly Recover from Winter Damage

By Pat Gross on April 27, 2022
Golf courses throughout the northern part of the country are just starting to enjoy spring weather, and some are...

Earth Day 2022: Remembering the Benefits of Turf

By Pat Gross on April 21, 2022
Earth Day was first held April 22, 1970, to demonstrate support for environmental protection. When we consider the...

Recommended Practices for Sand Topdressing Greens

By Pat Gross on April 19, 2022
Sand topdressing has been a critical practice to produce smooth, healthy putting greens dating back to the early days...

Your Plants are Ailing; is it a Surface Issue or Does it Go Deeper? Here’s How to Find Out

By Kevin Lewis on April 14, 2022
It is time to sharpen your plant health diagnostic skills. Whether it is turf, ornamentals, or arborcare, several...

Ewing Acquires Hageman Earth Cycle in Northern Colorado

By Veronica Biczo on April 13, 2022
APR. 13, 2022, PHOENIX - Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply announces its acquisition of Hageman Earth Cycle in...

Proper Care of Lakes on Your Golf Course

By Pablo Reis on April 5, 2022
Golf course designers often build a pond or lake leaving the course owners and superintendents without guidance...

Top 3 Tips for Spring Transition to Bermudagrass on Your Golf Course

By Pat Gross on March 29, 2022
Even though conditions are perfect right now at golf courses that overseeded for the winter, March is the time to...

Increase Your Landscape Business’ Value by Turning Repeat Customers into Subscribers

By Larry Giroux on March 22, 2022
Many people think reoccurring and recurring revenue are the same thing, but that couldn’t be further from the truth,...

Internships are a Win for Ewing, Participants

By Ewing Irrigation on March 2, 2022
Elvis Fisher can’t wait to graduate from Texas A&M University in May and begin his tenure with Ewing. When he joins the...

Why Skin Cancer Prevention Should be Part of Your Crew’s Daily Safety Routine

By Chris Ball on March 1, 2022
A little about me: I’m 45, a sports field account manager based out of Ewing Garner near Raleigh, North Carolina,...

National Collegiate Landscape Competition Packed with Things to Do

By Aaron Budimlija on February 10, 2022
The National Association of Landscape Professionals’ (NALP) 46th annual National Collegiate Landscape Competition...

Sports Field Management Association’s 2022 Conference and Exhibition was Inspiring, Productive

By Chris Ball on February 8, 2022
There was so much going on at the Sports Field Management Association’s 33rd Conference and Exhibition — held Jan. 17...

Five Keys to Achieving Success as an Entrepreneur

By Larry Giroux on February 1, 2022
Your business may be small, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be mighty. Much has been written about what it takes to...

Ewing Moves Store to Grandville, MI to Better Serve Customers

By Ewing Irrigation on January 31, 2022
JAN. 31, 2022, PHOENIX - Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply has moved its Grand Rapids, MI location to Grandville, MI...

Five Reasons Why Pre-Emergent Herbicides Sometimes Fail

By Pat Gross on January 26, 2022
It can be frustrating to see breakthroughs of crabgrass and goosegrass in the spring and early summer after a...

Winter Preventive Maintenance Practices for Golf Course Irrigation Systems

By Pat Gross on January 24, 2022
Exercising mainline valves should be done at least once per year as part of a good preventive maintenance program for...

Smart Tech Can Make Life Brighter, and Easier, for Contractors and Clients

By Ewing Irrigation on January 20, 2022
When it comes to landscape lighting, the possibilities for enhancing outdoor spaces are endless — especially when you...

Two Ways Smart Tech Can Help Your Irrigation Clients Conserve Water and Save Money

By Jack York on January 18, 2022
Technological advances have moved smart irrigation tech well beyond Wi-Fi and now allow contractors to do much more...

Having Trouble Finding Good Field Techs? 5 Ways to Up Your Recruiting Game

By Kylie Troop on January 13, 2022
Finding and hiring good employees in any industry is an art, and the same holds true with landscape field technicians...

Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply Celebrates 100th Year in Business

By Robyn Hazen on January 13, 2022
JAN. 13, 2022, PHOENIX - Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply, the nation’s largest family-owned green industry...

Ewing Irrigation Partners with Z-Turf Equipment to Offer Sprayer-Spreaders, Aerators, Slicer Seeder

By Ewing Irrigation on January 12, 2022
JAN. 12, 2022, PHOENIX - Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply, the nation’s largest family-owned green industry...

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