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Stihl debuts garden shears, Cutquik and iMow

November 10, 2017By

HSA 25 garden shears Stihl introduced the HSA 25 garden shears as part of its Lightning Battery System line. “The HSA 25 is the first Stihl power tool designed for detail-oriented trimming tasks,” said Brian Manke, product manager at Stihl. “Its compact design and easy-to-change blade attachments allow users to swiftly switch between trimming projects.” The product weighs less than... read more

Turf establishment course offered by Turf & Ornamental Education program

October 27, 2017By

A 14-module course on turf establishment will be offered through the Turf & Ornamental Education (TOE) program. The course is authored by Elizabeth Curry, Ph.D. in turfgrass pathology, and Henry Wilkinson, professor emeritus at the University of Illinois,  Champaign-Urbana, and is part of the TOE program’s online series of courses for the horticulture industry, with turfgrass pests and diseases slated as the next available... read more

Which type of GIE+EXPO attendee are you?

October 24, 2017By

Mirimichi Green releases CarbonizPN DJ Fine Grade

October 23, 2017By

Mirimichi Green expanded its CarbonizPN product line with the addition of CarbonizPN DJ Fine Grade. The product is a powderlike soil amendment containing 50 percent biochar that is U.S. Department of Agriculture certified and 50 percent premium organic compost. CarbonizPN DJ Fine Grade can be blended​ ​into​ ​sand​ ​mixes, topdressing​ ​and​ ​aerification. According to Mirimichi Green, the product aerates soils and... read more

Anuvia partners with Vereens Turf

October 9, 2017By

Anuvia Plant Nutrients partnered with Vereens Turf, a regional fertilizer formulator in the Southeast, to distribute Anuvia’s GreenTRX to Vereens’ golf, sod, lawn care and landscape customers. “We live in a world where resources are at a premium, and sustainability is of the utmost importance,” said Hugh MacGillivray, executive vice president of Anuvia Plant Nutrients. “(Vereens’) goals of balancing soil... read more

Las Vegas landscapers work to construct memorial

October 6, 2017By

Fifty-eight trees—one for each victim of the Las Vegas shooting on Oct. 1—now stand resilient in the city-owned lot near Third Street and Charleston Boulevard. The centerpiece is a large donated oak tree, referred to as the “tree of life,” The Deseret News reported. “There are a lot of oak trees around town, but they’re called ‘living oaks,’” said Las Vegas City Attorney... read more