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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...

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...

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...

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...

Tools for First Class Sports Fields this Spring

By Robyn Hazen on March 11, 2020
Sports field perfection is a noble pursuit for all sports field managers, and the aesthetics of a sports field are just...

How to Prevent Frost Tracking from Killing Your Grass

By Ewing Irrigation on November 4, 2019
After the dog days of summer have ended, and the fall leaves have blown away, winter brings its own unique challenges...

2019 Fall Turf Care Guide

By Ewing Irrigation on October 9, 2019
It can be easy to fall into the same routines season after season and see the same results. But what if you could do...

How to Spot and Treat Common Fall Turf Diseases

By Ewing Irrigation on October 4, 2019
With the changing of seasons, there’s more work for landscape contractors than fall clean ups and winterizing...

How to Have Successful Germination This Seed Season

By Ewing Irrigation on August 13, 2019
You’ve done everything right in overseeding or renovating this season. You aerated and verticuted the turf. Your ...

What You Need to Know for the 2019 Overseeding Season

By Ewing Irrigation on August 1, 2019
It’s August and that means overseeding season is approaching and preparation begins now. Here’s what you need to know...

How to Prevent Fertilizer Burn During the Summer Months

By Ewing Irrigation on July 18, 2019
Maintaining healthy green lawns is important for your business, especially during the warm summer months when everyone...

Combating Summer Weeds

By Ewing Irrigation on June 25, 2019
Your customers’ summer grass is coming in. The fertilizer you spread is creating a lush green lawn and everything is...

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...

Strengthening Landscapes, While Minimizing The Impact in our Communities

By Ewing Irrigation on March 14, 2019
In our tight knit, suburban communities, and even tighter inner-city neighborhoods, minimizing our impact on each other...

Prep for Spring Season With This Spring Start Up Checklist

By Ewing Irrigation on February 26, 2019
Every year the ice and snow thaw, the days warm up and you know it’s almost time to break out the irrigation systems...

Top 10 Turf, Irrigation and Landscape Blog Posts of 2018

By Ewing Irrigation on January 3, 2019
At Ewing, we love to share our knowledge and help our customers improve their skills—that's why we're always sharing...

Manage Dandelion Weeds with These 4 Tips

By Ewing Irrigation on June 5, 2018
While dandelions might not be the most unsightly weeds, they’re still a dangerous and fierce opponent for a landscape’s...

Prepare Your Turf to Survive the Summer Heat

By Ewing Irrigation on May 29, 2018
With summer comes more people ready to enjoy their parks, backyards or a round of golf—as well as the heat that can...

Is Your Grass Dormant, Diseased or Dead? Find Out with These 4 Tips

By Ewing Irrigation on May 17, 2018
It can be easy to think that the brown grass on your landscape is dead, but you could be wrong to assume that. During...

Grow Your Synthetic Turf Business

By Ewing Irrigation on April 24, 2018
Whether you already offer grass and lawn services, or are strictly a hardscapes installer, adding synthetic turf into...

Managing and Eliminating Warm-Season Turfgrass Fungi

By Ewing Irrigation on April 17, 2018
The snow is melting in several areas of the country now and with the warmer weather comes its own set of problems.

Turf Trend Alert: Dwarf Clovers

By Ewing Irrigation on March 16, 2018
Find more than luck with clovers in your lawn.

How to Identify and Recover from Overwatering or Over Fertilization

By Ewing Irrigation on March 6, 2018
Plants need water and fertilizer to survive. That’s plant care 101, right? But some people take it too far and...

Early Turf Protection From Summer Weeds

By Ewing Irrigation on February 1, 2018
In some parts of the country, there’s still frost on the ground. So it’s hard to think about summer weeds, but getting...

Prepare for Spring with Cleanup and Turf Readiness Tips

By Ewing Irrigation on January 18, 2018
Each spring contractors prepare for the warmer landscaping season and the bustle of new business. To help you jump into...

The What, Why and How of Dormant Seeding

By Ewing Irrigation on December 14, 2017
It’s December, and you may have just realized that in the hecticness of the fall season, you missed the recommended...

Never Underestimate the Importance of Late Fall Fertilization

By Ewing Irrigation on December 12, 2017
Although this may appear to be the time of year where daylight is shorter, temperatures are cooler and operating...

Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply Modifies Education Offerings to Better Meet Contractor Needs

By Ewing Irrigation on December 5, 2017
Nov. 13, 2017, PHOENIX—To better accommodate contractors across the nation, Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply has...

How to Reduce Spring Dead Spot Damage on Bermudagrass

By Ewing Irrigation on October 27, 2017
As the weather changes and temperatures drop, changes to turfgrass may start to become apparent. Warm-season grasses...

Give Roots a Head Start for Spring

By Ewing Irrigation on October 2, 2017
Winter is coming. No, not the next season of Game of Thrones. Cold weather can cause damage to turf, trees and...

Is It Too Late for Grub Control?

By Ewing Irrigation on September 22, 2017
As you enter into fall, you may be struck with a horrible realization: “Oh no! I forgot to apply an insecticide for...

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...

Tools for Topiaries: How to Trim Shaped Plants

By Ewing Irrigation on August 4, 2017
The word topiary simply refers to a shaped plant. They can appear as simple, spherical shrubs or complex creations that...

Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply and Upstart Products Announce Merger

By Ewing Irrigation on July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017, PHOENIX—Two family-owned and operated companies have come together to better serve the landscape,...

N-P-K: What Does It Mean?

By Ewing Irrigation on July 26, 2017
A lot of people are not sure what the numbers on a bag of fertilizer mean or what the ingredients do for the soil and...

Getting Up to Seed: Generating Green Grass Growth

By Ewing Irrigation on July 14, 2017
Are you tending to seed this fall? Get up to seed this season with these helpful tips.

Achieving the Perfect Rain with Precipitation Rates

By Ewing Irrigation on July 3, 2017
(Part one 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...

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...

How to Maintain High Traffic Turf Areas

By Ewing Irrigation on May 5, 2017
When the weather warms up, the hard work you’ve done preparing your turf areas is put to the test. From people walking...

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...

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...

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...

Gain CEUs at Ewing's Winter Education Summit in Redmond, Ore.

By Ewing Irrigation on January 9, 2017
January 09, 2017, Phoenix, Ariz.—Winter is about to get a shake up! Ewing Education Services encourages contractors to...

Enhance Turf’s Structural Strength and Aesthetic Appeal with Grass-Cel Pavers

By Ewing Irrigation on November 4, 2016
Struggling to solve soil compaction issues in turfgrass areas with a lot of foot or vehicle traffic? Grass pavers may...

Fall and Weeds and Disease… Oh My!

By Ewing Irrigation on October 31, 2016
If you thought shrieking ghouls, pale-faced guests from Transylvania and the looming fate of candy-induced hangovers...

Marking Your Territory: Airless Field Striping

By Ewing Irrigation on October 7, 2016
Field stripes are important; more important than some may think. The bright, white line aids the referee in deciding if...

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...

For Fall Overseeding Success, Remember to Apply Topdressing

By Ewing Irrigation on September 21, 2016
The calendar says it’s time for fall overseeding. You got your seeds, and you got your spreader, so you’re good to go,...

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...

How Holganix Provides Plant Health Solutions All Across Your Golf Course

By Ewing Irrigation on April 13, 2016
How can one liquid bionutritional product help increase plant health and reduce management costs at your course? ...

Save Time on Your Next Project with Jobsite Delivery

By Ewing Irrigation on February 28, 2016
You can’t get the job done if you don’t have the stuff, right? That’s why Ewing has on-time, accurate...

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