Common Turf Problems and Solutions

Jeff Farrington | Account Manager
Posted 4/14/2021

Turfgrass in Minnesota is dominated by cool season grasses including Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, tall Fescue, fine fescue, and some less common varieties. A significant benefit of turf is that it is relatively care-free, especially in situations where it can be kept healthy.  However, in less-than-ideal situations, problems can occur. In this post, a few common problems and solutions are explored.

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Ice Melt 101

Brian Davis | Account Manager
Posted 12/13/2017

Ice melt is often times used as a blanket term for the chloride or salt family. The purpose of salt is to lower the freezing point of water, which allows solid ice to break its bond with paved surfaces which allows it to run off as a liquid. Many people think of ice melt being rock salt, which is also known as sodium chloride or table salt. While this is not entirely wrong, ice melt and rock salt are distinctly different.

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