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How to Fine-Tune the Mower Specification Process


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Considerations for Utility Vehicle Replacement

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Utility Vehicles: To Repair or Replace?

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Utility Vehicles: Maximizing Performance, Minimizing Costs

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Strategies and Tactics for Effective Hardscape Management

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COVID-19 and Working Outside: Are Your Facilities Ready?

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Higher Grounds: Landscapes in the Spotlight

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Maximizing Investments in Light-Construction Equipment

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Specification Strategies for Light-Construction Equipment

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Light-Construction Equipment: Training Pays Dividends

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Light-Construction Grounds Equipment Comes of Age

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Handheld Grounds Equipment Puts Power in Technicians' Hands

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Hardscapes: Design and Guidelines for Success

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Hardscape Maintenance Pays Dividends for Facilities

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Grounds Management: Easy Answers on Hardscapes

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Sustainability and Effective Mower Specification

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Safety Considerations in Mower Specification

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A Closer Look at Snow Removal: One Campus’s Story

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The Cost of Maintenance: One Duke Greenspace

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Beyond Cost: Three Key Mower Considerations

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Utility Vehicles Bring Versatility to Grounds Care

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Specifying Utility Vehicles: Understanding Needs and Options

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Specifying Utility Vehicles: Recipe for Success

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Irrigation Issues for Sustainable Grounds

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Bramble-Munching Goats Provide Grounds Maintenance Solution

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Sustainable Grounds: Spotlight on Mulching and Recycling

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Strategies and Tactics for Sustainable Grounds

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Utility Vehicles: Post-Purchase Issues

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Understanding Utility Vehicle Options

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Bird’s-Eye View: Drone Boosts Irrigation Efficiency

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Utility Vehicles: Equipment Replacement

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Sustainable Deicer Use: A Sample Policy

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Snow and Ice Strategies: Assessing Needs and Resources

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Winter Equipment Preparation Checklist

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Sustainable Deicer Strategies for Snow and Ice Management

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Equipment Training for Snow and Ice Management

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Kaiser Permanente Moves Joshua Trees on Site of New Calif. Facility

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Avoiding Winter Equipment Woes

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Sustainable Snow and Ice Strategies

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Mowers and Total Cost of Ownership

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Mowers Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

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Fuel Line Problems Prompt Club Car Recall

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Mowers: Understanding Options

News & Views
Are Leaf Blower Bans Effective?

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Mowers That Meet User Demands

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Getting The Most Out of Irrigation Systems

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New Snow Pushers Introduced for Skid-Steers, Wheel Loaders, Backhoes and Tractors

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Landscapes and Integrated Pest Management

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Environmentally Friendly Practices and Their Impact on Landscapes

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PGMS: Grounds Accreditation Principles and Practices

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The Cost of Utility Vehicle Ownership

News
Propane Powered Equipment Can Help Business Development

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Specifying Utility Vehicles Based on Facility Needs

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Maximizing the Investment of Utility Vehicles

News & Views
Disney Guest Sues Over Traumatic Brain Injury after Bird Attack

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Lawn Mower Rollover Results in Man’s Death

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Light Construction: Understanding Equipment Options

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Using Budgets to Map Out Mower Performance Life

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Mowers: 6 Factors in Repair-or-Replace Decision

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Utility Vehicles: Understanding Facility Needs

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Three Questions To Ask About Utility Vehicle Repairs

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Insights on Irrigation

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Utility Vehicles: Repair or Replace?

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Grounds: Successful Soil Strategy

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Grounds: The Graffiti Battle

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Grounds: Utility Vehicle, Water and Security Issues

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PGMS: Digging Into Assessments

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Grounds Management: Hardscape's Effect on Equipment Specification

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College Ensures Grounds Management Efforts Are Sustainable

News & Views
ADA and Outdoor Public Spaces

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Growing Campus Offers Variety of Grounds Challenges

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Spotlight: GIE Expo

News
Bluetooth-Enabled Irrigation Controller Increases Versatility

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Mowers: Buying vs. Leasing

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Mowers: New Generation of Performance and Innovation

News & Views
Facility Adds Crows to Grounds Staff

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Pesticide Verdict Offers Safety Reminder

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Computers To Battle Snow and Ice?

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SITES Certification Targets Sustainable Public Spaces

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Handheld Tools That Meet the Needs of Grounds Staff

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Proper Grounds Tools Can Lead to Greater Productivity

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Power at Hand: Specifying Handheld Ground Tools

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PGMS: Digging Into Core Competencies

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Types of Mowers: A Closer Look

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ADA: University Addresses Lawn Accessibility

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Considerations for Sustainable Mowing

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Outsourcing and the Cost-Quality Balance

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Key Decision Points for Mower Specification

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Mowers Evolve To Meet User Demands

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Green Spaces and Facility Image

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Greener Cities: Expanding Parks Bring Change

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Turf Topic: Using Native Grasses in Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Determining Grounds Crew Needs

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Understanding Handheld Grounds Equipment

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Buildings and Birds: Protecting the Wildlife

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VA Faces Critics Over Management Practices

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Water Woes: Challenges Loom for Western U.S.

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Utility Vehicles: Repair or Replace?

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Utility Vehicles: Purchase Considerations

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Utility Vehicles: Determining Department Needs

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PGMS: Attaining Proper Certifications

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Utility Vehicles: Products Diversify To Meet Facility Needs

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Utility Vehicles: Durability, Flexibility in the Spotlight

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Utility Vehicles: New Products Meet Competition, Demands

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How To Deal With Snow Management

News
Mower Maker Rolls Out Zero-Turn Model

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Mowers: Cost Considerations of Owning vs. Leasing

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Mowers: Factors in Specification Process

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Mowers: Focusing on Safety and Long-Term Performance

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Grounds: Tough Choice on Historic Tree

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Utility Vehicles: Knowing Facility Needs

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Utility Vehicles: Understanding Attachment Options

Building Operating Management
Facility Staffing Levels: Maintenance, Custodial, and Grounds Care

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Staffing Levels for Office, Educational, Government, and Health Care Buildings

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Making the Most of Grounds Care Equipment

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Protecting and Extending the Performance Life of Grounds Equipment

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Mitigating Risks Associated with Aging Grounds Equipment

News & Views
Creature Comfort Shines at GIE Expo

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Greener Grounds: One University's Efforts

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PGMS: Adapting Practices for Sustainability

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PGMS: 3 Key Principles on Sustainability

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PGMS: Conserving Water for Sustainability

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Understanding Three Sustainability Principles in Grounds Management

News & Views
Grounds Watch: Understanding Benefits of Trees

News
Leadership Lessons from Landscape Gardener at Ole Miss

News & Views
Grounds Watch: Understanding Benefits of Trees

News & Views
Veteran Groundskeeper Dies in Mowing Accident

News & Views
U.S. Open Grounds Crew Weathers Tough Conditions at Erin Hills

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Utility Vehicles: Spotlight on Maintenance

News
Survey Documents Sustainability of Asphalt Pavements

News
SIMA Research Shows that Removing Snow Under Private Contract is a $16.8 Billion Industry

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Mower Specification for Grounds Success

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Mower Specification: Focus on Features

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Mower Specification: The Deal Decision

News & Views
Maintenance Strategies for Irrigation Systems

Facility Focus
Commitment to Sustainability Drives Arizona State Facilities Maintenance Director

News
Polaris Commercial Vehicles Take On What Mother Nature Dishes Out

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National Park Service Turns 100, but Deferred Maintenance Woes Remain

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Water Woes: Restrictions Hit Eastern U.S.

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DeWalt Boosts Battery Power with Lithium-Ion System

News
Dixie Chopper Named “Most Improved” Second Year in a Row

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Lux Features Cut From Over-budget Denver VA Hospital

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Bird Dogged: Volunteers Rescue Thousands After Building Collisions

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‘Bark Ranger’ Gives Grounds Managers a Safety Boost

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Birds and Buildings: A New Stadium’s Challenges

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Universities and Colleges Turning to Utility Vehicles

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Utility Vehicles Deliver Reliability that Grounds Managers Covet

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Utility Vehicles Match Needs for Increased Power, Performance

News & Views
Greener Grounds: GSA Adopts SITES System

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University of San Francisco Director of Operations Creates Buzz on Campus

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Utility Vehicle Recalled Due to Crash Hazard

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FAA Considers Easing Drone Restrictions

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PRODUCTS: Grounds Management

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Concussion Study Focuses on Poorly Maintained Fields

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Mower Matters: Matching Needs to Product Options

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Drone Technology: A New Maintenance Frontier?

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Most Facilities use too much Salt During Snow and Ice Events

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Water Conservation Measures In California

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Building an Arsenal of Grounds Equipment Attachments

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Specification Strategies for Determining Grounds Equipment Attachments

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Extended Warranty Recommendend for Grounds Attachments

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Going Green: Equipment Attachments With Sustainability in Mind

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Sustainability Spotlight: Mowers

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Mowers, Loaders, and Tractors Popular Theft Targets

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Savings and Sustainability: One Department’s Strategy

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University of Texas Offers Mowing Sustainability Challenges

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Propane, Organic Soils Among University of Texas Sustainability Priorities

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University of Texas Looks to Sustainable Future

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Report: Grounds Maintenance Profession Growing in Government

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Green Team: Cooperation in Landscape Management

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Public-Private Investment Proposed to Help National Park Service Out of Deferred Maintenance Hole

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Rent or Buy? Grounds Equipment Decision

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California Campus Capitalizes on Versatility of Utility Vehicles

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Specifying Utility Vehicles for Sustainability

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Impact of Staff on Utility Vehicle Decisions

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Grounds Riddle: Rent or Own?

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Savvy Specification for Grounds Equipment

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Managers Should Schedule Time to Test Grounds Equipment Before Purchasing

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Training, Inspections Important to Long-Term Grounds Equipment Care

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Trend Watch: Mower Efficiency Continues to Improve

News & Views
Grounds Equipment and the Fuel Technology Evolution

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Strategies for Effective Irrigation Management

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Best Management Practices for Irrigation Issues

News & Views
Focus on Fleets: Success Specification Strategies

News & Views
Grounds Equipment and Worker Safety

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Fleet Management Strategies for Mowers and Utility Vehicles

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Changing Fuel Technology Impacts Grounds Equipment Efficiency

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Renting an Option for Seldom-Used Grounds Equipment

News & Views
Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

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Mowers: Longer Life, Peak Performance

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Green Fleet: Sustainability Issues for Mowers

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Noise Pollution Emerges as Important Mower Sustainability Factor

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Keeping an Eye on Emissions Important for Mower Maintenance

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Maximizing Mowers: Strategies for Successful Specification

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The Changing Landscape of Grounds Equipment

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Grounds Managers, Manufacturers Work Closely Together

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Consider Lifecycle Costs When Purchasing Grounds Equipment

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Irrigation Systems: Focus on Controllers

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Mower Maintenance Plan Helps Extend Life of Fleet

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Follow Manufacturer's, Warranty Guidelines to Extend Mower Shelf Life

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Keeping Employees Safe Top Priority of Mower Fleet Management

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Supporting the Mower Fleet With Additional Attachments and Accessories

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Mower Maintenance: Solving the Staffing Issue

News & Views
Irrigation Systems: Looking for Trouble

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Eliminates the use of Chemicals on Turf Areas as Part of Grounds Management Program

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Department's Mower Bio-Diesel Program Stalls

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Maximizing Mowers: Matching Equipment to Landscapes

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Mower Technology Trends Feature Comfort, Safety

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Spotlight on OPEI

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Michigan State Grounds Management Groups Find Benefits from Sharing

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Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

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Landscape Management Team Tracks Users' Needs at University

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Sharing Resources Results in Money-Saving Measures for Michigan State

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East Lansing, Michigan State Merge Some Grounds Operations to Save Money

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Irrigation System Maintenance Strategies

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Safety Considerations for Mowing Efficiency

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Biodiesel Puts University on Sustainable Ground

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Grounds Care Equipment Comes of Age

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Effects of Sustainability Felt in Grounds Departments

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Managers Seek Durability, Versatility when Specifying Grounds Equipment

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Staffing Considerations for Colder Weather

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Looking Ahead to Winter Weather

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Savings from the Grounds Up

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Grounds and Equipment Preparation for Winter Often Begins in Summer

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Preparing Turf, Plants and Trees for Cold-Weather Conditions

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Include Crew Preparation in Fall, Winter Planning

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Bio-Diesel Fuel Helps Put Arizona State University on Sustainable Path

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Alternative Fuels Essential Change for Arizona State Grounds Department

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Sustainability Deeply Impacts Arizona State Campus

News & Views
Savings from Centralization for One University

News & Views
The Light Construction-Grounds Care Link

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Grounds Equipment: Versatility Through Attachments

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Product Focus: Matching Aerator Attachments to Turf Areas

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Product Focus: Specifying Spreader Attachments

News & Views
Grounds Care: Equipment Versatility Through Attachments

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Specifying Mowers with Manufacturers as Partners

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Turf Considerations When Specifying Mowers

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Versatility, Maintenance Factors Important Issues when Specifying Mowers

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Staffing, Training Considerations When Specifying Mowers

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Spring Forward: Essential Steps for Warm-Weather Success

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Inspect Grounds Equipment, Irrigation Systems for Signs of Winter Damage

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Green Roofs, Paved Areas Emerge as Sustainable Design Components

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Landscaping Projects: Matching Equipment Options to Project Needs

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Understanding New Features and Functions of Light-Construction Equipment

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Light-Construction Equipment Poses Buy or Rent Questions

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Application Considerations Essential When Deciding Upon Light-Construction Equipment

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Financial Impact on Landscape Equipment Important Factor

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Snow and Ice Management: Focus on Equipment

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Mowing Practices and Their Sustainability Connection

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Drought Impacts Sustainable Mowing Efforts

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Cut Height Crucial to Maintain Root Systems

News & Views
Grounds Management: Eye on Irrigation

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Five Minutes With Podcast: Hospital Says no to Pesticides for Turf Management

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Hospital Says no to Pesticides for Turf Management

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Bird Control: Spotlight on Geese

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A Closer Look At Pavement Maintenance

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Asphalt Repair Strategies and Tactics

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Making Smart Choices for Mowers Boosts Grounds Care Efforts

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Quality Customer Service Following Mower Purchase Important

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Turf Issues to Consider Beyond Purchasing Mower

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Irrigation Issues: Upgrading for Savings

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Green Savings, From the Grounds Equipment Up

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Organic Chemicals Produce Positive Results in New York School District

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Concrete Inspections for Long-Term Performance

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Grounds: Preparing for Mowing

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Utility Vehicles Meet Needs of Georgetown Campus

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Electric Utility Vehicles in Demand as People Movers

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Financial Considerations Factor Into Utility Vehicle Purchases

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Space Jam: Pennsylvania school factors storage issues into equipment purchase plans

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Utah Community College Migrates Utility Vehicles from Gas to Electric

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Utility Vehicles Serve Many Purposes

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Campus Fleet of Utility Vehicles Receives Workout

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Manufacturers Assist in Finding Appropriate Utility Vehicle

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Project Delivers Benefits to Grounds Care Department

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Grounds Department Identifies Savings from Centralization

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Revamped Grounds Operations Brings Savings, Synergy and Jobs

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University Uses Planning To Ensure Grounds Equipment Performance

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Key Factors in Successfully Specifying Grounds Equipment

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Strategic Maintenance of Grounds Care Equipment

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Concrete and Asphalt: Effective Maintenance

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Mower Maintenance Matters

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Irrigation Spotlight: Water Conservation

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Water Conservation: Focus on Irrigation

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Considering Electric Utility Vehicles

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Weighing Benefits and Drawbacks to Electrical Utility Vehicle Specification

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Gauging Electrical Utility Vehicle Performance

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Adapting for Utility Vehicle Success

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Bird Control: Meeting the Challenge Sustainably

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Bird Control: Application Considerations

News & Views
Water-Efficient Irrigation

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Sustainability: Integrated pest management

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Grounds Care on a National Scale

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For the Birds: Controlling the Threats

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Effective Concrete Maintenance Strategies

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Anti-Icing and Sustainability

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Water Conservation and Grounds Management

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Focus on Life-Cycle Costs Can Deliver Big Benefits

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Components of a Mower's Life-Cycle Cost

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Landscape Changing for Mower Specification

News & Views
Anti-Icing and Sustainability

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Grounds Department Updates Operations for Green, Financial Benefits

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Water Conservation Focus of Grounds Department's Efforts

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Anti-Icing Chemicals: Stopping Ice Before it Starts

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Making a Successful Transition to Zone Maintenance

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Product Focus: Utility Vehicles

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Utility Vehicle Manufacturers Suggest Buyers Focus on Performance

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New-Generation Utility Vehicles Offer Sustainability Benefits

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Electric Utility Vehicles Generate Interest

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Versatile Equipment Helps Managers Maintain Landscapes Cost-Effectively

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Alternative-Fuel Mowers Offer Benefits for Grounds Managers

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Technology Advances Streamline Grounds Care Tasks

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Mowers: Versatile Equipment for Snow, Leaf Removal

News & Views
Snow and Ice Removal: Pre-Treatment Strategies

News & Views
Seven Alternatives to Rock Salt

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Grounds Department Works To Secure Turf, Landscape Work

News & Views
Propane: A Viable Choice for Alternative Fuels

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Snow and Ice Management: Seven Alternatives to Rock Salt

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Snow and Ice Management: Pretreatment Makes Crews More Productive

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Irrigation: How to Reduce Potable Water Use

News & Views
Grounds Care: Irrigation Practices to Save Water

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Irrigation Systems: Design Should Incorporate Smart Controllers

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Grounds Care: What Plants Work Best for Xeriscaping

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Grounds Attachments: Assess Versatility, Dependability

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Grounds Care: Bioswales Offer Water-Management Benefits

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Grounds Care Attachments: Cost Not Most Important Factor

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Grounds Care: Resources for Sustainable Strategies

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City of Springfield (Mo.) Public Grounds Faces Adversity

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Concrete Coatings: Successful Applications

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Grounds Department Employs Zone-Maintenance Approach

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Freeze in Hiring, Pay Increases Impacts Productivity

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Mowers: Purchasing Includes Product Research, Hands-On Evaluations

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Mower Specification: Consider Performance, Operator Training

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PRODUCT FOCUS: Mowers

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Snow and Ice Removal: Questions for Contractors

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Snow and Ice Removal: How to Price Services

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Concrete Coatings: Avoid Unexpected Costs

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Grounds Management: Crews Revamp Park's Landscapes, Hardscapes

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Snow & Ice Removal: Contracts and Recordkeeping

5 Minutes With
Grounds Care: Designing, Maintaining Athletic Fields with Michael Tarantino

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Managers, Staff Team Up When Purchasing Mowers, Utility Vehicles

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Plant Specification: What is the Impact on Maintenance?

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Grounds Department Experiments with Bio-Diesel Fuel

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Grounds Management: Making Cost-Effective Equipment Purchases

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Equipment Purchases: Create a Specification Package

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Grounds Care: Special Events Threaten Landscape Health

News & Views
Grounds and Landscape Management

News & Views
Snow and Ice Management: Safety Tips

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Smithsonian Gardens: Roof Garden Poses Maintenance Challenges

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Integrated Pest Management: Sustainability and Training

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Landscapes Play Role in Building Security Perimeter

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Bio-Diesel: Lack of Reliable Supply Prevents Widespread Use

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Mowers: 11-Foot Deck Vastly Improves Operator Productivity

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Bio-Diesel: Use of Alternative Fuel Boosts University's Image

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Architects, Managers Join Forces in Buildings, Grounds Projects

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Snow & Ice Removal: Common Safety Precautions

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Snow & Ice Removal: Managing Anti-Icing and Deicing Materials

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Project Planning: Grounds, Utilities, and Facility Managers Work Together

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Project Profile: Garden Features Native Plants, Hardscape Elements

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Guidelines for Outsourcing Contracts

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Mowers Fuel Grounds Departments' Sustainability Initiatives

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Grounds Management: Utility Vehicles Replacing Pick-Up Trucks

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Green Grounds Care: Managers Focus on Irrigation Systems, Hand-Held Equipment

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Mowers: Mulching Decks Improve Turf Health

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Managers Discuss Performance of Alternative Fuels

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Sustainable Mowing: Taller Grass Resists Weeds

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Utility Vehicles: Assess Payload, Towing Capacity

News & Views
Grounds Equipment: The Benefits of Propane

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Utility Vehicles: Application Helps Determine Attachments

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Electric Utility Vehicles Bring Benefits, Questions

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Utility Vehicles: Training and Safety

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PRODUCTS: Utility Vehicles

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Developing a Plan for Snow and Ice Removal with Tim Holysz

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Turf Conversions Generate Rebates, Conserve Water

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Turf Conversions Require Construction, Horticultural Knowledge

News & Views
Snow and Ice: Contractor or In-House Staff

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Grounds Care Equipment: Assess Department Needs Before Purchasing

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Grounds Equipment: Rent, Lease or Buy

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Grounds Equipment Specification: Manufacturers Consult with Managers

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Grounds Care Attachment Directory

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Landscape Services Department Acts as On-Campus Contractor

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Building Construction or Renovations Include Landscape Plan

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Facility, Grounds Managers Join Forces for Renovation Project

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Consider Climate, Disease Resistance When Specifying Plants

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Supervisors, Teams Maintain Key Landscape, Hardscape Items

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Initiative Releases Sustainable Landscapes Rating System

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Developing an Integrated Pest Management Program

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Maintenance Practices Can Resist Pests

News & Views
The Benefits of Propane Power

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Resort Retrofits Wastewater-Treatment System

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Crews Can Operate Propane-Powered Mowers on High-Ozone Days

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Managers Secure Ice-Melt Chemicals, Equipment Before Snow Falls

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How to Properly Apply Grounds Chemicals

News & Views
Landscapes and Water Savings

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Landscape Design: Establish a Definition, Goals for Sustainability

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Grounds Managers Reduce Chemical Use on Landscaped Areas

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Grounds Care: Specify Plants that Resist Pests, Disease

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Managing Storm Water Reduces Irrigation Requirements

News & Views
Four Steps for Controlling Pests

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Grounds Care Safety Considerations

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Fleet Management: Budget Constraints Affect Repair-Replace Decision

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Grounds Equipment: Training Reinforces Safety Considerations

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Fleet Management: Set Maintenance Priorities

Facility Focus
Green Grounds Care: LEED Considerations

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Managers' Roles Expand into Light Construction

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Four Key Questions When Specifying Light-Construction Equipment

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Attachments Ensure Versatility in Light-Construction Equipment

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Identify Hazards to Keep Workers Safe

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Safety Programs Start with Hazard Assessment

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Grounds Managers Should Make a List of Safe Work Practices

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Podcast: Bottom-Line Grounds Management

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Bottom-Line Grounds Management with John Burns

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EPA Tightens Engine Standards for Grounds Equipment

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Sustainable School Specifies Bio-Swale, Daylighting System

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California Updating Irrigation Rules

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EPA, District of Columbia Agree to Go Green

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Taking Control of Bothersome Birds

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Grounds Attachments: The Tools of Productivity

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Cold-Weather Challenge, Hot-Button Issues

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Putting More Green in Grounds

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Utility Vehicles: A New Generation

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Grounds Management Comes of Age

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Large-Scale Grounds Care

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Making Landscapes Shine

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Power (and Safety) in Hand

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Winter-Preparation Equipment Strategies

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Grounds Care: Designing for Maintenance

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Turf Tactics: Planning for Cooler Weather

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Options to Maximize Mowers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment options: A closer look

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grass-Roots Turf Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A New Generation of Grounds Care Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Most of Mowers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
When Pests Attack

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hot Buttons for Colder Weather

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicle Musts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Case for In-House Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking Control of Birds

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Going Deeper Into ‘Green’

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Greening the Grounds

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Versatile Vehicles: Snapshots of Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cutting-Edge Mower Selection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing Melters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles’ Growing Versatility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fine-Tuning Grounds Care

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spring into Mowing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focusing on Fleets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spring into Grounds Care

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds for Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds for Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
From Accessory To Workhorse

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Getting the Green Light