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Sand capping: one of golf’s finer arts

A popular way of improving the playability and performance of turf on golf courses is by sand capping the tees, fairways and even the roughs.

Properly care for artificial turf fields

As the spring and summer sports seasons start back up and turf fields begin to see more activity, it is important that facility managers are maintaining the care of their synthetic turf fields.

Motion from Halton Region chairman calls on province to protect Glen Abbey Golf Club

A motion drafted by Halton Region chairman Gary Carr is appealing to the Ontario government to stop potential development from occurring at Oakville’s Glen Abbey Golf Club.

Park naturalization pilot project now an ‘overgrown mess,’ local resident says

Falaise Park in East Vancouver has been allowed to grow naturally as a means of attracting bees and butterflies, but hidden among the taller grass have been garbage and needles, says Megan Watson, who has lived near the park for the past 25 years.

Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club re-opening seven years after closing its doors

Merritt, B.C.’s Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club, seemingly left for dead in 2014, has been resurrected with an expected re-opening next month.

Prince George sports stadium awarded for its recent series of renovations, upgrades

The stadium was recognized for its recent series of renovations, which included a new artificial turf infield, a resurfaced synthetic track and improvements to its field event areas.
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Featured Story 

Mowing the lawn and not the flowers

An Oakbank, Man. pharmacist has come up with a novel idea for safely mowing around such sensitive lawn features as flower gardens and shrubs. » Read More

SIMA Snow & Ice Symposium

July 27, 2021
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Oct 20-22, 2021
Location: Louisville, KY
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Landscape Congress

Jan 11-13, 2022
Location: Toronto Congress Centre
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