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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Why is Nutsedge Becoming an Increasing Problem?


From the desk of Harold Enger, Director of Education I am very observant of what is growing in lawns and landscapes in the various regions where I travel and have noticed that each year, Nutsedge is becoming more prevalent and an increasing challenge to control. Nutsedge is a perennial plant that increases in numbers every year. A single Nutsedge plant has the ability to produce several hundred tubers, or nutlets,  every year. These tubers remain viable for 3 years or more in the soil. Each Nutsedge plant also produces underground […]

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Spring-Green Lawn Care Teams Up With Arbor Day Foundation

Since 2010, Spring-Green has been donating $10,000 to Arbor Day Foundation each year for the planting of trees, totaling over 50,000 trees planted. Since 2010, the donations were allocated by Arbor Day Foundation towards the planting of trees in forests across the country, such as Florence County State Forest, Pere Marquette State Forest, Shawnee National Forest, Michigan State Forest, and Douglas County Forest. This year, however, the donation to plant trees will be allotted to Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Tree Recovery Program. “With the support of Spring-Green Lawn Care, the […]

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Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) becomes the National Association of Landscape Professionals

In 1982, Spring-Green founder Bill Fischer helped establish the Professional Lawn Care Association of America (PLCAA), and served as one of its presidents;later, this organization merged with Associated Landscape Contractors of America to form the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the lawn care industry’s first trade association. Spring-Green is a charter member of this group, which today represents 100,000 landscape and lawn care industry professionals. As of April 1, PLANET has officially become the National Association of Landscape Professionals. “Our new name will more accurately reflect our industry and our members, […]

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