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Bailey Farley
What are Soil Microbes?

What are Soil Microbes?

What Are Soil Microbes? Our soil houses billions of microbes right under our feet. Microbes are microscopic, living organisms such as bacteria, actinomycetes, fungi, protozoa, or nematodes. They're tiny, too! Microbes are approximately 1/10th the size of our human cells. 5 Soil Microbes that Contribute to Overall Plant and Soil Health: Bacteria work in the final stages of breaking down soil nutrients, providing nutrients that are readily available to the root zone of the plant. Actinomycetes work to protect the plant from disease and act as plant antibodies. Fungi, specifically mycorrhizae, increase the roots' abilities to uptake more nutrients and moisture. The...

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Bailey Farley
Phosphate's Impact on Pond Water and Algae

Phosphate's Impact on Pond Water and Algae

Do you have a pond or area of water around your home? Whether its decoration or recreation, filled with aquatic life or empty, large or small, each pond typically experiences a buildup of phosphorous. Phosphorus Promotes Algae Growth Phosphorus, in the form of phosphate, is important for plant and marine life - in small doses (0.03 parts per million or lower is acceptable)! This nutrient can be added to water sources from soil run-off, but is also released from all the muck at the bottom of your pond. Experiencing high volumes of algae or green water? Increased phosphates cause a...

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Bailey Farley
Ask the Turf Titan Lawn Experts Anything, at the GIE Show

Ask the Turf Titan Lawn Experts Anything, at the GIE Show

Calling all lawn enthusiasts. Turf Titan will be attending the GIE+Expo next week in Louisville, Kentucky. We’re thrilled to be a part of the industry’s largest showcase of lawn and garden products, joining an amazing list of more than 1,000 exhibits at the Kentucky Exposition Center. There’s much to do, with over 675,000 sq. ft. to explore including a 20-acre demo area and the brand-new Drone Zone. The lawn and landscape industry’s best come together to showcase new technologies. And we have amazing technologies to share with you! Come check us out, and ask us anything. We want to answer...

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Bailey Farley
How to Keep Your Potted Mums Alive this Year

How to Keep Your Potted Mums Alive this Year

Keeping potted mums alive can be a real struggle. But, if you follow these simple tips from the experts at Turf Titan, keeping your fall mum alive and healthy just got a lot easier!

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