Landscaping

  • Weed Control in Ornamental Landscapes presentation by Jay McCurdy PhD

    Presented at the 2017 GCSAA Education Conference at the Golf Industry Show, Turf Solutions sessions cover practical techniques from a panel of experts discussing a variety of agronomic challenges.

  • In good company

    Looking for outside help to manage and maintain the trees on your golf course? Intent on tackling the task in-house? Here's what to consider. Read this article in the August 2016 issue of Golf Course Management magazine.

  • An Illustrated Guide to Pruning

    Filled with updated illustrations, photos and examples, this updated guide will help you understand and implement appropriate pruning practices vital to developing sustainable structure in the first 25 years of a tree's life. This book is available in the GCSAA Store.

  • Waiting for the Other Limb to Fall: Minimizing Tree Liability

    John Fech focuses on identifying hazardous trees, documenting inspection and assessment observations, and management practices that can extend a tree's life. Access this free member webinar at My Learning Hub.

  • Triage for trees

    Have a troubled tree on your hands? Before you take action, you need to diagnose. A certified arborist will guide you through the process of determining just what's befallen an ailing tree. Read this article in the February 2016 issue of Golf Course Management magazine.

  • Pest Management in the Landscape

    High quality images and concise descriptions explain the impact on plants from insects, mites, pathogens, animals, humans and environmental conditions. This book is available in the GCSAA Store.

  • When the earth moves: Technology to help with landslides and erosion

    Golf courses can be particularly prone to landslides and erosion, but advances in technology are helping superintendents maintain their ground in the face of such circumstances. Read this article in the February 2016 issue of Golf Course Management magazine.

  • My Best Feature is...Ornamentals

    Landscape architect Kim Todd explains how ornamental plants can direct visual and physical movement and attention, screen unsightly or interfering objects and views, provide relief from climate extremes, and block errant shots. Access this free member webinar at My Learning Hub.

  • Desirable Trees for the Midwest

    Learn more about 50 trees suited for the Midwest, based on beauty, hardiness, site location and the ability to grow turfgrass. This book is available in the GCSAA Store.

  • Tree Mapping and Inventory Project at Shadow Creek by Tim Cloninger

    Presented at the 2015 GCSAA Education Conference at the Golf Industry Show

  • Compelling force

    Removing hazardous trees on the golf course is often a hard sell. Harness the power of persuasion to convince stakeholders to take action. Read this article in the October 2014 issue of Golf Course Management magazine.

  • Saving a giant

    Biological predators of the hemlock woolley adelgid are saving hemlocks at Grandfather Golf & Country Club in Linville, N.C. Read this article in the October 2014 issue of Golf Course Management magazine.

  • The forgotten season

    Fall doesn't get much attention when it comes to landscaping on the golf course. But there are plenty of ways superintendents can add a pop of color to their facilities at this time of year. Read this article in the October 2013 issue of Golf Course Management magazine.

  • Going out on a limb

    Trees play an integral role in any golf course environment, but superintendents need to make sure they provide more rewards than risks at their facilities. Read this article in the May 2011 issue of Golf Course Management magazine.

  • Materials & Their Application in Landscape

    Connecting the technical aspects of landscape architecture with design, this encyclopedic approach guides the reader through the range of available materials, including wood, brick, asphalt, stone, concrete, stone and aggregates. This book is available in the GCSAA Store.

  • Turfgrass & Landscape Irrigation Water Quality

    The book provides clear scientific explanations to field problems and offers detailed practical information for resolving each specific issue in an environmentally sustainable manner. It is available in the GCSAA Store.