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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...

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 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...

Tips for Winter Water Management

By Pat Gross on November 30, 2021
In areas of the country that don’t get snow, watering turf in late fall and throughout the winter can be tricky....

How to Turn Slow Season into Go Season with Winter Service Offerings

By Ewing Irrigation on November 18, 2021
Regardless of where you live in the U.S., Old Man Winter can be challenging for those who make their living in the...

Availability, Flexibility Keep 2021 Holiday Lighting Season Looking Bright

By Roger Ramsey on November 11, 2021
This year, more than ever before, it’s important for holiday lighting contractors to partner with their suppliers, to...

4 Tips for Managing a Fertilizer Supply Shortage

By Pat Gross on November 10, 2021
As your trusted partner, Ewing is staying on top of recent reports about supply chain difficulties affecting fertilizer...

How to have a Successful Holiday Lighting Season Despite Supply Chain Disruptions

By Roger Ramsey on October 21, 2021
While the 2021 holiday lighting season may be challenging due to global production and shipping delays, planning and...

Overseed Trends and Tips for 2021

By Andy Keeton on September 2, 2021
We’ve faced many challenges this year and the overseed season is no exception. Supply chain challenges stemming from a...

Ewing Opens First Location in Knoxville, TN

By Ewing Irrigation on July 6, 2021
JULY 6, 2021, PHOENIX - Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply opened a new location in Knoxville, Tennessee on July 6,...

Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply Opens New Location in Indio, CA

By Ewing Irrigation on May 26, 2021
May 17, 2021, PHOENIX - Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply opened a new location in Indio, California on May 17, 2021,...

Calibrate Your Equipment to Maximize Results this Spring

By Ewing Irrigation on February 9, 2021
Before the ground thaws and we launch into spring, take some time this winter to review the status of your equipment...

Start Planning Early to Capitalize on Holiday Lighting Services

By Roger Ramsey on January 25, 2021
As contractors complete their holiday lighting take down projects and pack everything up for the season, now is the...

Top 3 Tips for Removing Holiday Lighting

By Ewing Irrigation on December 29, 2020
The year is coming to an end, and it’s time to schedule the takedown of your customers’ holiday lighting. With these...

Restructure Your Method to Save Time this Overseed Season

By Ewing Irrigation on October 13, 2020
From start to finish, your winter turf maintenance requires time and skill as you prep for colder temperatures. You may...

Understanding What’s in Your Seed

By Robyn Hazen on September 1, 2020
The tag on a bag of turf seed can provide a wealth of information about the type of seed you’re about to purchase. You...

The Seed for Your Overseed Season

By Noah Jones on August 4, 2020
In many parts of the country, August through November is known as Overseed Season. During this time of the year the...

Save Time on Fall Landscape Clean-ups

By Ewing Irrigation on September 24, 2019
In the fall, the changing weather results in a lot of work that can help generate revenue and win the trust of...

Ideas for Improving School Irrigation and Landscaping

By Ewing Irrigation on September 5, 2019
Back to school season is in full swing and if you manage school grounds or sports fields, you know it can be difficult...

Summer-Proofing Lawns and Landscapes for the Party Season

By Ewing Irrigation on May 14, 2019
Summer is prime time for you and the landscapes you maintain to shine—from graduations to Fourth of July parties, the...

The True Environmental Impact of Lawns and Landscapes

By Ewing Irrigation on April 23, 2019
The landscapes you create and care for contribute to healthier communities and the planet, but there are some easy ways...

Green Up Your Lawn Care Routine and Grow Your Business with these Sustainable Solutions

By Ewing Irrigation on December 11, 2018
Sustainability is becoming more important to people's spending choices and landscape companies are responding by...

6 Tools for Faster Fall Landscape Maintenance

By Ewing Irrigation on September 13, 2018
Spring may be better known for cleaning, but the fall is prime time for tidying up outdoor spaces as leaves begin to...

A Deadly Landscape Pest and How to Stop It

By Ewing Irrigation on May 3, 2018
The bites that drive us all crazy each summer aren’t just annoying—they signal a growing health problem and our...

Get Your Clients Ready for Summer with a Pre-Season Irrigation Check

By Ewing Irrigation on April 26, 2018
Many home and business owners know that spring is prime time for an air conditioning check—no one wants to have the A/C...

5 Tips to Keep Your Tools in Top Shape

By Ewing Irrigation on February 20, 2018
While tools are essential to completing any job, tool maintenance can be easy to forget. However, a regular maintenance...

Know the Difference: Similar Tools, Specific Purposes

By Ewing Irrigation on February 8, 2018
January has come and gone, which means the warmer landscaping season will be here before we know it. It’s time to begin...

How to Convince Prospective Clients to Hire You as Their Landscape Pro

By Ewing Irrigation on December 19, 2017
Many spend time in December planning for the New Year. As small business owners create their goals and plans for the...

Help Seeds Reach Their Full Potential with These Irrigation Tips!

By Ewing Irrigation on September 8, 2017
Planting seed is a lot like pursuing a goal. With a little luck and a whole lot of work, both can grow into something...

3 Steps to Understanding and Applying Plant-Water Requirements in Irrigation Systems

By Ewing Irrigation on August 9, 2017
(Part two of the “Don’t Forget It” Irrigation Series)

Three Suspects that Commit Lawn Crimes and How to Stop Them

By Ewing Irrigation on June 30, 2017
Is one of your customer’s lawns struggling and they’re not sure why? Little-known offenders like pet urine, beer spills...

Solve Your Common Summer Turf Problems

By Ewing Irrigation on June 28, 2017
With the summer heat and humidity, you may be noticing dead patches of grass or signs of disease appearing as the...

How to Solve Irrigation Pressure Problems

By Ewing Irrigation on June 19, 2017
It’s common to run into problems when it comes to irrigation systems. Below are some frequent problems and ways to...

Three Reasons to Give CIVITAS WEEDfree BRAND Concentrate a Try

By Ewing Irrigation on June 2, 2017
This summer, try a new way to kill weeds in your turf. Don’t let those annoying dandelions or ragweed get in the way of...

Solve These Four Problems with Soil Amendments

By Ewing Irrigation on May 24, 2017
The soil is too dry. The soil is too wet. The pH level is too high. There’s too much salt.

Prevent Grub Damage by Treating Lawns Before Grubs Grow

By Ewing Irrigation on May 22, 2017
You’ve worked hard on getting your lawns picture perfect for the summer. The green expanse is a place for kids to turn...

Dig In to Profit With MULCH

By Ewing Irrigation on May 15, 2017
Mulch. Merriam-Webster defines it as “a protective covering (as of sawdust, compost or paper) spread or left on the...

Turfgrass 101

By Ewing Irrigation on April 17, 2017
Some things just don’t go well together—toothpaste and orange juice, toddlers and permanent markers, Kentucky Bluegrass...

Map Out a Plan for Spring Field Painting!

By Ewing Irrigation on April 14, 2017
Sports fans notice everything about the games they love. They notice the players shouting almost unintelligible “fight...

Digging Up the Dirt On Soil Composition

By Ewing Irrigation on April 12, 2017
The more you understand the composition of your landscape’s soil, the better your care and maintenance for that...

It's LAX Season at Ewing

By Ewing Irrigation on February 22, 2017
Lacrosse, also known as “lax” to the diehards who play it, is gaining popularity across the United States. While the...

Landscape Fabrics Help You Prepare Gardens for Spring Planting

By Ewing Irrigation on February 20, 2017
Landscape fabric can help you prepare a garden bed for spring planting while limiting disturbance to surrounding soils....

It's Not Too Early! Get Ready for Spring with Tools from Ewing!

By Ewing Irrigation on February 13, 2017
Spring is coming and while cleaning the inside of your home may be on your to-do-list, don’t forget that the great...

Top Three Mistakes to Avoid When Applying Pre-Emergent Herbicide

By Ewing Irrigation on February 1, 2017
Getting ready for the spring and summer seasons is a big job—especially if you want to avoid killing and pulling weeds...

Three Tools to Increase the Safety and Efficiency of Your Jobsite

By Ewing Irrigation on January 20, 2017
With all you have going on in a workday, you need to get the job done so you can move to the next jobsite as quickly as...

Ewing Releases Turf Overseeding and Renovation White Paper

By Ewing Irrigation on October 10, 2016
 October 10, 2016, PHOENIX, Ariz.— It’s that time of year for many turf and landscape professionals: time to overseed...

Top 3 Tips for Successful Overseeding

By Ewing Irrigation on September 28, 2016
It’s that time of year again! It may feel like you just survived last year’s overseeding, and now it’s time to overseed...

Avoid Seed Germinating in Thatch This Overseeding Season

By Ewing Irrigation on September 19, 2016
Overseeding with perennial ryegrass is a common practice for sports fields managers, golf course superintendents and...

Stand Out with Differentiating Products from Ewing

By Ewing Irrigation on July 25, 2016
To keep your business competitive in today’s market, you need to set yourself apart from the competition. While there...

Solve Sprinkler Spacing and Pressure Problems with a Pitot Tube

By Ewing Irrigation on July 20, 2016
Troubleshooting pressure problems in an irrigation system? The pitot tube can be your friend. Utilize this small,...

5-4-2-3-1 Things to Know About Pressure Loss in Irrigation Systems

By Ewing Irrigation on July 7, 2016
How much pressure does your sprinkler system need? You can answer with one word: Enough. Whether your system is for a...

How To Shield Irrigation Systems From Water Hammer

By Ewing Irrigation on June 29, 2016
Water hammer. Surge. Dry line shock. These sound like spells cast by a wizard in a video game. But they’re actually...

Easing Drought Stress by Going Green with Holganix

By Ewing Irrigation on June 23, 2016
How landscapers and golf courses use Holganix to beat drought stress with fewer chemicals and fertilizers.

Top 5 Irrigation Tips for Summer

By Ewing Irrigation on June 20, 2016
Use these five tips to make sure your irrigation system is ready for summer so that you can use water in the most...

Improve Your Soil to Improve Your Plants

By Ewing Irrigation on June 2, 2016
3 Ways Holganix Tree and Shrub Helps Your Landscapes Thrive

Try Agriscaping For Clients That Prefer Homegrown Produce

By Ewing Irrigation on May 31, 2016
We think of ornamental plants for landscapes as having an aesthetic purpose. Why not edible ones as well? Many people...

Get Healthy Plants with Fewer Waterings

By Ewing Irrigation on April 6, 2016
This season, give your clients vibrant and healthy flowers and plants while saving water by adding AquaSmart PRO.

Are You Ready for Spring? Get Your Spring Start-Up Checklists

By Ewing Irrigation on March 21, 2016
Spring is upon us…are you ready? With the seasons come changes in plants, weeds and irrigation needs. There are several...

How Pruning Dormant Ornamentals Can Generate Winter Revenue

By Ewing Irrigation on March 1, 2016
Wintertime is a slow time for contractors in the landscaping world. Here in Kansas, in late February and early March,...

3 Tips for Promoting Natural Soil Health

By Ewing Irrigation on December 4, 2015
The soil is alive with microorganisms of many different types—fungi, bacteria, nematodes and more—many of which can be...

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