Sunday, April 19, 2015

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Steve Mona: NGD15 and You

National Golf Day is Wednesday, April 15 and every superintendent can help. GCI's Pat Jones outlines some ways you can support WGF's Steve Mona and his team as they share golf's positive story on Capitol Hill this week. More

Managing the California Water Crisis

Register today for the FREE webinar scheduled for Noon (EST) on April 24 and featuring superintendent J. Ryan Bentley, North Ranch Country Club. This is the first of three webinars in the series: "What’s Next in Golf Irrigation" – sponsored by Rain Bird. More

Greenkeeping around the globe

GCI’s Bruce Williams takes a worldly look at the winter show circuit with recaps of events in England, Korea, Thailand and China. More

Wrapping up winter

Join a panel of experts at 1 p.m. Monday, March 30 for #GCIchat about winter recovery. More

Turfgrass: It does a lot

Researchers point to a number of benefits, adding "the complexity and comprehensiveness of the environmental benefits of turfgrass that improve our quality of life are just now being quantitatively documented through research." More

Product Spotlight

Legend Turf & Ornamental Fungicide

LEGEND FUNGICIDE controls a broad spectrum of ornamental and turf diseases. More

Latest News

Syngenta reveals latest golf innovations

Company spent $1.43 billion on global research and development in 2014. More

American Society of Irrigation Consultants honoring Doug Macdonald

Longtime consultant receiving Fellow status. More

Dr. John Kaminski joins GreenSight as Chief Agronomy Officer

Kaminski will aid implementation of drone and imaging technology. More

Redexim North America hires national technical manager

Larry Dudley will field inquiries, manage machine service department. More

Prime Sources announces registration of herbicide

Triad Select labeled for use on golf courses. More

Two ASGCA members achieve fellow status

Vicki Martz, Fred Bliss advance their standing. More

Integrity Golf takes over Kissimmee Oaks

Central Florida company now oversees 20 Orlando-area courses. More

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Editor's Pick

COOL VIDEOS! Original videos and podcasts from the GCI staff plus the best of the rest from the turf business

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Signature looks

Dealing with plants that aren't turf seems like just one more headache for superintendents, but it doesn't have to be. Lisa Barton, director of outside operations and horticulturist for Manufacturers' Golf and Country Club, talks about how to work with ornamentals without as much frustration.

Books mentioned in the episode:

Manual of Wood Landscape Plants, Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture, Propagation & Uses by Michael A. Dirr

Dirr’s Hardy Trees and Shrubs: An Illustrated Encyclopedia by Michael Dirr

Insects that feed on Trees and Shrubs by Warren T. Johnson More