TAG: LESCO

SiteOne launches new website for LESCO brand

March 28, 2018By

SiteOne Landscape Supply brought back LESCO.com, a standalone website for the agronomic brand. The new website features information on LESCO products for the golf, turf and ornamental markets and a blog where users can find answers to frequently asked questions and additional resources. “LESCO has been a trusted brand among turf care professionals for decades and we want to ensure... read more

SiteOne opens new Atlanta agronomic sales center

March 12, 2018By

SiteOne Landscape Supply opened a new agronomic sales center for the Atlanta area during a ribbon cutting ceremony this week in Doraville, Ga. The 30,000-square-foot facility officially began operations in late February. The new facility will enable SiteOne to stock up to 880 tons of bagged agronomic material to serve customers who frequently purchase large quantities of fertilizer and control... read more

SiteOne: LESCO PolyPlus

September 25, 2017By

LESCO® PolyPlus Extended Release and PolyPlus Season Long fertilizers are helping landscape professionals promote a healthier greening response, use less labor and build a more successful business. Nitrogen is one of the key building blocks of plant nutrition. But this valuable nutrient is often overused—or not used to its full potential—in traditional fertilizers. Through a controlled, metered release, LESCO® PolyPlus... read more

Throwback Thursday: April 1988

January 30, 2014By

If Super Bowl turf were a human it’d be the most high-maintenance celebrity in Hollywood—my equivalent of choice would be Kanye West, but that’s based on disdain (no, not because he bashed Taylor Swift onstage at the MTV Video Music Awards). It wasn’t until I discovered the April 1988 issue of Landscape Management that I realized how much depth there... read more

In Memoriam: Herbert Cole

November 26, 2012By

AVON LAKE, OHIO—Herbert A. Cole, 82, of Avon Lake, Ohio, and formerly of Findlay, Ohio, passed away suddenly on Nov. 2.  Cole was a 46-year member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) and was a longtime member of many other turf grass and lawn care associations. After starting his industry career at H.D. Hudson Manufacturing, Cole joined... read more

Obituary: LESCO’s Herbert Cole

November 26, 2012By

Herbert Cole, 82, of Avon Lake, Ohio, died earlier this month. Cole joined Green Industry supplier LESCO, now part of John Deere Landscapes, in 1963 as its first salesman. He was promoted in 1977 to midwest area manager, responsible for four LESCO “stores on wheels.” When he retired in 1995 as vice president of sales, he was responsible for 43... read more

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