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Fall into Social Media: 4 Tips for The Season

It is vital to the success of any business to maintain connections with their customers year round. But the fall season presents both challenges and opportunities for doing just that. On the one hand, summer comes to an end, and customers have less time and interest in upkeep of their outdoor spaces. However, as the days get shorter and colder, …

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6 Benefits of Fall Fertilization

Turfgrass management is a year-round endeavor, with each season presenting unique challenges and opportunities. One of the most critical periods in turfgrass management is the fall season. Fall fertilization, in particular, plays a pivotal role in preparing the turf for winter dormancy and ensuring a healthy, vibrant lawn in the spring. We will explore the benefits of fall turf fertilization, …

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Pop-Up Emitters: The Perfect Solution

When it comes to discharging a drainage system, no one part is more accepted and widely used than a pop-up emitter. As one of the country’s top selling wholesale distributors, Central Turf & Irrigation Supply sees pop up emitters as one of the most important drainage items at Central and the “set it and forget it” approach of one emitter …

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How Choosing the Proper MR16 LED Lamps Can Boost Your Business

It’s no secret that creating a functional and fundamentally sound lighting system requires much more than just choosing some lighting fixtures and powering them up. Quantity, fixture placement, and making sure the system is correctly engineered, are all major factors that should be considered when planning out a lighting project. This being said, it seems that the most critical factor …

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7 Tips to Ensure Your Call-to-Actions are Working For You

You may have heard the term “Call to Action” or CTA thrown around a lot. But what does this really mean and why is it important for your business? In this article we will walk you through CTA’s and how small improvements in the techniques you use to market your services can have amazing results in driving sales. A call-to-action, …

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Painpoints & Solutions: Managing Cash Flow with Strategic Purchasing

Another season’s end is almost in sight for turf and ornamental professionals across the country.  The industry has its sights on finishing strong for the 2023 season. While some of the same challenges remained in place, other new challenges surfaced. Supply chain disruptions for the most part eased in our industry, especially into the late spring and onward. This enabled …

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The 3 Best Options for Managing Surface Water

Surface water is one of the largest nuisances you will find when identifying drainage issues.  The most obvious clue will always be the appearance of standing water that lingers for days after a rain event.  Another clue to look for is the feeling of a “squishy” or saturated area of lawn.  This area will often be completely soaked; meaning that …

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4 Tips for Marketing Your Fall Services

August is the perfect time to focus on how you are going to market your business this fall. As the heat moves people more indoors, off to the beach for vacation, or in some parts of the country back to school, you may find your field crews slowing down a little as they recoup from the long days of the …

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What is Hardscape Cleaning & Maintenance?

Hardscapes, such as patios, driveways, pathways, and retaining walls, play a crucial role in enhancing the aesthetics and functionality of outdoor spaces. However, over time, exposure to the elements and foot traffic can lead to the accumulation of dirt, grime, algae, moss, and stains on these surfaces. To preserve the beauty and longevity of your hardscapes, regular cleaning and maintenance …