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Endurant takes Twitter this summer as turf pros prep for fall

Turf managers are sharing their experiences using Endurant throughout the summer and as they begin fall management preparations.

Endurant on Zoysia grass
Zoysia gets an August color boost with Endurant. Turf colorant provides a full turfgrass makeover to this zoysia grass. Before and after photos shared by Landscape Supply.

The images posted are a few of our favorite photos of Endurant turf colorants used on home lawns, farms, golf courses or sports fields that users shared in August. Endurant is used throughout the summer on cool and warm season grasses. Endurant is also the first choice for fall color preparations.

Endurant turf colorants are popular throughout the year on warm and cool season grasses, but fall is one of the most common times of the year for turfgrass professionals to consider color enhancers as cooler weather will begin to cause grass to lose color and chlorophyl, particularly in warm season grass varieties.

Nonetheless, cool season grasses were enhanced by the use of Endurant throughout this summer and leading into fall as well. Turfgrass professionals, Read More

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Green Lawn Paint: Why?! Learn here.

Many people outside of turf management industries are surprised by the notion of painting their lawns as if painting their home walls.  However, turf colorants have long been used in sports industries, especially golf course management.

When compared with many other lawn care practices, applying green grass paints can be the most efficient, economical and environmentally friendly way to achieve green grass.

Endurant introduces home lawn blend to make painting grass yourself easy
Why paint grass? Getting green grass can be easier, cheaper and better for the environment. Reduce water usage, fertilizers and toxic chemicals. Use non-toxic Endurant green grass paint for gorgeous natural green that lasts.

Golf course superintendents quickly found that Endurant green grass paints led Read More

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Summer turf & water management: Soil surfactants

Geoponics offers several unique wetting agents that help to manage and conserve water. Geoponics’ soil surfactants each offer benefits that go beyond short term water management, improving the health of the soil and plants longterm.

HydraHawk is a popular soil surfactant among golf course superintendents for its improvement in soil and water management that includes a mindful, sustainable approach to the environment made with all natural plant extracts.

 

Soil surfactants are most effective when combined with Agriox, which breathes Read More

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The rain drain: Penterra

Penterra is the fastest-acting soil penetrant on the market. Penterra isn’t just an ordinary soil surfactant. It gets water moving through the soil profile, FAST.
When rain and soil conditions cause puddling and flooding, Penterra is the solution to get water moving quickly.

Penterra is a key tool for water management, not only helping in flood situations to drain rain quickly, but also to even out water distribution in hardened or dry soils.

Penterra the fastest-acting soil penetrant for getting water moving through soil
Penterra is the fastest acting wetting agent. Get water moving throughout the soil profile. FAST

 

Penterra is a staple to have handy for turfgrass managers. It is applied before and after rain storms. It is often applied prior to rain when a storm is in the forecast. Penterra is also used after flooding has occurred. This is why Penterra is often referred to as the rain drain. However, Penterra does more as a water management tool and for water conservation than just move rain water  Read More

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Summer soil dream team: Agriox & Penterra

Soil CPR: Agriox & Penterra

If you have wet soil, compacted soil or soil that for any reason is not allowing for even coverage of water throughout the soil profile, this is what you do. You apply the wetting agent Penterra, which is the fastest-acting soil penetrant on the market, while breathing life back into the soil with Agriox, slow release oxygen for anaerobic soils.

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Penterra & Agriox are powerhouses for speedy and lasting recovery in heavy rains and even floods. The two work especially well together to get water moving through the soil profile evenly while adding oxygen to anaerobic soil.

 

Keep soil and plants breathing easy: Agriox & Penterra

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A California dream: Geoponics expands sustainable turf management in West Coast market

New strategic partnership combines Agri-Turf Distributing’s decades of turf management expertise with Geoponics’ innovative products.

Agri-Turf Distributing and Geoponics align in recent strategic partnership to provide best turf solutions to California

NAPLES, FLA., May 2017 – Agri-Turf Distributing and Geoponics joined forces to provide innovative products to turf management professionals in Southern and Central California.

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Breathe life into soil with Agriox

If there is one thing you cannot have too much of in soil, it is oxygen. Agriox is more efficient than physical aerification processes because air doesn’t provide as much oxygen as Agriox can provide. Together, physical aeration techniques complemented by Agriox’s increased soil oxygen, leads to optimal spring time green up and healthy turf.

As many sod growers and golf course superintendents experienced a setback in spring greenup and growth due to late March frosts, Agriox is helping turf professionals nationwide more than ever.

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Dry as a desert: Geoponics can help

Droughts and deserts: Turfgrass, golf courses, home lawns and gardens need not burn up, dry out and turn brown due to dry weather.

In fact, Geoponics offers two powerhouse solutions for dry soil that can keep plants, including turfgrass and gardens, vibrant and healthy in low water conditions. These environmentally sustainable solutions are ProfaSorb and Humawet. They are both soil surfactants. They are both much more than soil surfactants.

Humawet helps hold moisture, reduce water usage and is includes organic matter, humates considered to be the single most effective agent for sustainable agriculture.
Drought solutions #1: Humawet helps hold moisture, reduce water usage and includes organic matter considered to be the single most effective agent for sustainable agriculture.

 

 

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Golf & turf: Lowering the environmental footprint

When we celebrate Earth Day, we mean it. Geoponics is lowering the environmental footprint of golf courses, the golf industry, athletic fields, home lawns and farms.

Using Geoponics products, including surfactants & Endurant turf colorants, is measurably decreasing the environmental footprint in golf.
Earth Day 2017: Using Geoponics products, including surfactants & Endurant turf colorants, is measurably decreasing the environmental footprint in golf.

Endurant turf colorants replaced the old common environmentally costly practice of overseed. Endurant is lowering the environmental footprint of golf by reducing the practices of overseeding, including overwatering and over fertilizing. While Endurant gained in popularity over the course of 10 years, overseeding practices declined by 50 percent in the same 10 year period, according to Golf Management Magazine and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.

The effect on the golf industry alone has been dramatic as indicated by recent studies. Geoponics has expanded to offering more alternatives to home users whose lawn care practices can have an even more dramatic effect due to their collective acreage.

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Geoponics: Healthier earth, healthier turf

Everyday is Earth Day. There is no reason for green grass to come at the expense of clean water.

Geoponics is on a mission to help turf growers, golf course superintendents, sod farmers and landscape managers benefit from more sustainable products and education. We are continually offering more of these solutions to home users as well.

Geoponics Earth Day
Earth Day: Geoponics uses science to help grow turf grass in ways that cause less damage to water, requires less irrigation water and minimizes chemical usage as well as prevents over-fertilization practices.

 

Every product in the line helps to minimize water usage, protect waterways from runoff damage and limit the usage of pesticides and harsh chemicals. At the same time, Geoponics’ alternatives provide optimal plant and soil health. There is no additional cost to growing turf sustainably, only an added benefit of a healthy surrounding environment with longer term plant and soil health in mind.
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