More stories about Grounds, Parks & Roadside Maintenance

  • APWA Expo Preview: parks and grounds

    A preview of APWA events related to parks and grounds.

  • Flower power

    As the Roadside Environmental Unit demonstrates, vegetation managers need to focus on driver safety, managing budgets, beautification, and being environmental stewards.

  • Pungent pest control

    One Chicago suburb is fortifying its relentless mosquito-abatement efforts with a weapon you'd be more likely to find in an Italian kitchen than inside an insecticide sprayer.

  • Making the cut

    Avoiding slip-ups when choosing your lawn care equipment.

  • Biting back

    Winter and early spring are ideal times to evaluate past mosquito control efforts, or to develop or fine-tune a program. Mosquitoes ruin outdoor activities and chase away potential revenue; they also carry life-threatening diseases.

  • Law strengthens fight against weeds

  • Park maintenance equipment

    The Model 2900 stump grinder features a 79-hp engine, and a 24-inch hydrostatic cutter wheel that lets the machine quickly dispatch stumps of any size. Its expandable and retractable rubber-tracked undercarriage and compact width (35 inches at its narrowest) allow it to move through confined areas...