Grounds, Parks & Roadside Maintenance

  • Guerrilla gardeners produce green graffiti

  • Power to the people

    Creating a healthy, safe, and visually appealing environment is always conducive to a fun place to play, a good learning environment, or a better community to live in. Often overlooked in contributing to a municipality's overall objectives, a grounds management operation is critical in...

  • Staying Grounded

    Good grounds managers can juggle multiple responsibilities at once while making the most of resources. One way is by using versatile, efficient equipment.

  • Device gets troublesome teens to bug off

  • Construction boom raises a stink

  • Vegetation management excellence applauded

    One awards program recognizes vegetation management projects that go beyond the basics and show excellence in their planning and execution.

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    Tall in the saddle

    Equestrian-minded development makes Norco, Calif., more than a one-horse town.

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    Florida park tops grounds awards

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    Leaf Collection Equipment

    The latest in leaf collection equipment.

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    APWA Expo Preview: parks and grounds

    A preview of APWA events related to parks and grounds.

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    Flower power

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

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    Setting the groundwork

    Regular care and maintenance of any landscape can have a profound, positive impact on its appearance. What separates effective grounds managers from the rest of the pack is how well they use the resources available to them.

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    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.

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    Making the cut

    Avoiding slip-ups when choosing your lawn care equipment.

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    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.

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    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...


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