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Top Shape

Keep Turf in Peak Playing Condition

Supplement Feature - September 2012

Since Xavier College Preparatory opened its doors in 1943, student athletes at the girls' Roman Catholic high school in Phoenix have lacked a home field. A neighboring boys' school allowed Xavier's softball, soccer and lacrosse players to use its field for practice, and when a conflict arose, the girls commuted to other schools.

Gathering a Community

Planning Community Gardens and More

Feature Article - March 2012

With the increasing focus on obesity and other health issues, a community garden offers a perfect way to teach about healthy nutrition and activity. It also provides an outlet for other community events.

Maintenance & Operations: Turf Management

Sustainable Turf Management
An Organic Systems-Based Approach

Feature Article - March 2012

More and more communities and agencies are going green. This includes adopting more sustainable grounds maintenance practices.

Field Maintenance

No Snow?
Consequences of a Nearly Snow-Free Winter on Ballfields

Guest Column - March 2012

This past winter has been striking for its lack, or near lack, of snow in many areas. Learn how this affects your ballfields, and what you need to do to get them ready for the players to take to the field.

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Going Green
Historic Gardens Earn Green Star Award

Before You Go - January 2012

Do we really take the time, though, to notice the overall appearance of our parks and playgrounds and recreation areas—the beauty of the landscaping; the rich green grass; the tall, leafy trees; the intricate details of plants and flowers and their arrangements, etc.?

Maintenance Series: Grounds

Caring for Growing Places
Grounds—and Their Crews—Require Careful Attention

Feature Article - July 2011

Great grounds can make a great impression, but only if they are properly cared for. This month we take a look at grounds maintenance practices.

Landscape Solutions

Great Grounds Advice

Feature Article - November 2010

A well-cared-for site can make all the difference in how your park or facility is perceived. This month we look at ways to impress visitors with beautiful sites.

Field Maintenance

Spruce Up Your Sports Field for Spring

Guest Column - March 2010

Spring is in the air, and that means baseball season. To ensure your fields are ready for the increased traffic, you need to pay close attention to your field maintenance practices.