Ribbons are slim strips of grass left behind when a sod field is harvested (in this photo, in a field of Floratam St. Augustine). Ever notice how some turfgrasses will send out long stems with leaves attached? These runners will grow across the open spaces, develop roots, and fill in the harvested areas. In about 6-12...Continue Reading
Click on the link below to read these stories and more: Thanks for making Growing Better 2017 one of our best events yet! Growing Better 2018 heads to Lake Jem Farms Growing Better Guide: Exhibitors, speakers and sponsors Association News: Tedder, Council join board of directors Research: Comparing iron sources for sod production Business: Lease...Continue Reading
MORE GREEN IN YOUR POCKET: New irrigation technology can help you keep your lawn looking good and keep more “green” in your pocket. University of Florida scientists recently conducted a study to see what would happen if automated irrigation systems were monitored to work more in sync with nature. HERE’S WHAT THEY DISCOVERED: Homeowners whose...Continue Reading
Your Florida lawn offers unique benefits that play a role in ensuring a healthy planet for generations to come. Download the “Lawns Make Our World Greener” Guide to Conservation and Sustainability.Continue Reading
If you’ve played golf, cheered on your favorite soccer team, picnicked in the park or barbequed with friend in your backyard, chances are the turfgrass you enjoyed was grown locally by one of our member farms.
The Clippings Spring 2017 edition is now online! Click below to read the online version, including these feature stories: Florida’s Sod Best Management Practices Program: Why it Matters Join us for Growing Better: the 2017 TPF Annual Meeting and Show Research: Identifying Effective and Economically Viable Fertilizer BMPs for Reestablishment EREF Report: Local Fertilizer Ordinances...Continue Reading