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Battery power: It’s catching up, but gas still has a place

Although vast improvements have been made to gas-powered blowers in recent years, professional landscapers aren’t as quick to embrace their battery-powered counterparts as they have with other landscaping tools run by battery.

Winnipeg ‘greening up’ its municipal golf courses with new fleet of electric golf cars

In an effort to “green” up its golf operations next year, the City of Winnipeg is looking to acquire a fleet of electric golf cars for its municipal golf courses.

NCC announces April 2023 ban on gasoline-powered landscaping tools

A ban on gasoline-powered landscaping tools, including leaf blowers and trimmers, is being enacted April 1, 2023 by the National Capital Commission.

U.S. seeing shift in landscaping toward electric-powered equipment

An executive with the New York Botanical Garden, who also teaches landscaping students, says today’s electric trimmers and mowers are just as good, if not better, than their gas-powered counterparts.

Fall maintenance, winter readiness: tips for landscape operations as fall moves to winter

As professionals shift from lawn maintenance to other jobs, such as fall cleanup and snow removal, it is critical to take the right steps to set the business up for success come spring.
Equipment Week

Equipment Week: Day Two

Today is Day Two of Turf & Rec’s second annual Equipment Week, with a focus on turf care equipment, autonomous and battery-powered equipment, hand-held equipment, snow and ice equipment, and mowers. » Read more...

Switching to brine, even if homemade, helps environment

To better understand and reduce our environmental impact during the winter months, Clintar is studying the role liquids play as part of the solution to anti-icing operations. » Read more

Make sports turf clean-up a priority this fall season

With adequate cleanup, attention to detail, and proper equipment maintenance, your turf will have a healthier life come next year. » Read more

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

Time to focus on mechanical drills’ end-of-year care

When it comes to a smooth drilling operation, it’s a matter of a well-operating machine. » Read more

Compact track loaders help fast track profitability in landscaping

Costly turf damage, inefficient machine utilization and poor productivity on the jobsite are significant barriers to increased profitability and can affect a contractor’s reputation. » Read more

Landscape Congress

Jan 11-13, 2022
Location: Toronto Congress Centre
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