Comfortable Fence Caps

If you like the look of cap-ped fencing but are tired of injured knuckles and hands, Beacon Ballfields offers a solution. The Fence Cap Zipper is designed to make installation quicker and easier. This lightweight hand-held tool is made of zinc-plated steel with pull cord and handle.

Beacon Ballfields: 800-747-5985

One-Piece Pedaling

The new Schwinn Evolution® and Evolution-SR® bikes are the latest versions of Schwinn's original group exercise cycles. With their sleek, one-piece design and all-steel frames, the Schwinn Evolution® indoor cycles are further examples of the innovative and high-quality products that the industry expects from the company that helped begin the indoor cycling trend.

The Nautilus Health & Fitness Group: 303-545-1432

Burden-Free Gazebo

While many gazebos traditionally have been manufactured from wood, Tepraco has developed a collection of maintenance-free, cast-aluminum gazebos. The rust-free structures include stainless-steel hardware, durable powder-coat finishes and canopies tailored from Sunbrella® awning fabric, one of the leading awning fabrics made in America. With four hexagonal models that range in size from 7-feet-10-inches to 18-feet-4-inches, a square 9-feet-by-2-inches and a rectangle 17-feet-by-9-inches, Tepraco has a size to suit most needs. When it comes to matching the gazebo to a site, customers can choose from 58 Sunbrella® canopy colors, six frame colors and a selection of screening options.

Tepraco: 888-430-9726

Skate Away

Miracle Recreation Equipment Company offers OzoneTM skatepark components, a full line of modular skatepark equipment designed to allow park planners nearly limitless configuration options. Components include ramps, rails, benches, spines, pipes and wedges. They are all built on a modular steel frame with a dual-layer riding surface combining a smooth, durable Ramp ArmorTM exterior with noise-dampening acoustical underlayment. The combination is almost as durable as concrete skateparks, at a cost close to that of wooden designs. The components can easily be moved to adjust the flow of the skating area, provide variety and allow for future compatible additions.

Miracle Recreation Equipment Company: 800-523-4202

Spread Them

The Earth & Turf MultiSpreadTM 200 spreads a variety of materials: topdressing for athletic fields, infield mix for baseball infields, chips on pathways, and salt-sand or grit on sidewalks and driveways. The unit has a capacity of 15 cubic feet and a spread width up to 60 inches. It is available in ground drive or hydraulic drive. An optional loading chute facilitates loading with buckets up to 66 inches wide. An available wing kit for the rear shield permits easy control of the spread pattern width and direction.

Earth & Turf Products: 888-693-2638

Targeted Catalogs

GameTime now offers catalog presentations targeted to its different market segments. The main part of the catalog, the Play Annual, contains visually appealing photo spreads of new playground designs accompanied by a story about the playground, the customer's motivation or special features. This section also focuses on GameTime's research-based approach to equipment design. One of three buyer's guides are included in the Play Annual back pocket, specifically geared toward the customer requesting the information. Whether it's a school, park department or architect, there's a buyer's guide that illustrates the benefits and highlights that GameTime offers.

GameTime, Inc.: 800-235-2440

Naturally Beautiful

Grass Seed Services Inc., a family-owned seed business, specializes in native grasses such as blue grama and buffalo, as well as a wide selection of wildflower seeds. A full line of turf grasses is also available including grasses for golf courses, athletic fields and lawns. To enhance seed flow-ability, customers can choose the FloRite system, which is compatible with any mechanical seeding system. This new technology also allows seeds to penetrate water surface tension and settle on the soil surface, improving uniformity of seeding coverage by reducing seed washout where free-flowing water occurs.

Grass Seed Services Inc.: 800-457-8742

Mowing Machine

The new John Deere 777 and 797 Max-Frame Z-Trak TM mowers offer professional landscape contractors a mid-mount mower with added power. These machines combine high horsepower, larger deck options and zero-turn radius technology, providing superior power, traction, maneuverability and productivity for various applications. Both mowers have the power to muscle through thick, lush conditions. They have a 1-1/2-inch-by-3-inch tubular frame, constructed with a 7-gauge steel wall thickness. The 777 has a 27-horsepower, liquid-cooled Kawasaki engine, while the 797 is powered by a 29-horsepower, DFI Digital Fuel Injection, liquid-cooled Kawasaki engine, which increases fuel efficiency by up to 20 percent.

John Deere: 800-537-8233