Month: September 2020

How to Hydroseed: Hydroseeding Tips from the Pros

If you’re looking for a quick and effective way to seed a large area, get a lush, green, and healthy lawn, or re-establish vegetation in an area that’s been disrupted by construction activities or wildfire, hydroseeding, or hydromulching as it’s also commonly referred, has probably entered your radar.  And it’s easy to see why —…

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Landfill Alternative Daily Cover 101

Traditional landfill management includes the application of a daily cover — typically and historically soil — to maintain as safe and hazard-free landfill site as possible. Alternative Daily Covers (ADCs) were introduced in 1993 when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) outlined federal regulations for using landfill covers other than soil.  These ‘alternative’ daily covers are made…

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3 Types of Finn Attachments for Leveling Soil – Explained

Because well-prepared and level soil is such a helpful step in the hydroseeding process, finding the right ground leveling attachment for your site can often make the difference between a somewhat easy project, or some headaches and wasted time.  For many ground leveling and landscaping projects, a tractor attachment, or variation of a tractor attachment,…

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How to Prepare Ground for Grass Seed

Preparing the ground for grass seed is an important step in ensuring a beautiful bed of grass. This phase is sometimes overlooked or rushed, but it is critical to ensure the seedbed is optimized for the hydroseeding slurry, grass seed or sod. Loose, level, debris-free soil creates a foundation for a healthy lawn, and ground…

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Hydroseeding in the Fall: Everything you Need to Know

Fall can be one of the very best times of year to hydroseed, because grass seeds generally like lots of water and mild temperatures to germinate and establish well — something fall in many climates typically has in spades.  However, there are a few important things to watch for when planning on hydroseeding in the…

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How to Prevent Water Erosion

Water erosion causes a variety of adverse effects to land and soil, especially the soil’s ability to retain water and nutrients. When soil is impacted this way, the land also becomes more susceptible to flooding and soil degradation. This occurs when water sweeps away the topsoil, disrupting and leaving behind only the layers of subsoil,…

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How to Winterize a Hydroseeder

We winterize our plumbing, sprinkler systems, cars, and even our lawns because we know a little effort in the fall can prevent big problems over the winter, and potentially some very unwelcome surprises once spring comes again.  Large equipment like hydroseeders are no different, and likely even more important since they’re such a large investment.…

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How to Use a Hydroseeder

Learning how to use a hydroseeder properly is important to efficiently and effectively apply seed over large areas like lawns, sports fields, and highway corridors. Considering its many benefits — like saving time and money — compared to other methods for seeding, it’s no wonder learning how to hydroseed and DIY hydroseeding is gaining popularity…

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Material Blowers: The Most Versatile Machines in Your Fleet

Material blowers are versatile machines that can reduce material costs by up to 40% and increase productivity by up to 700%. They disperse a variety of material including mulch, soil, seed and even rocks.

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Straw Blowers Can Do Much More Than Just Cover Seed

Straw blowers can be used for seed protection, raindrop erosion prevention, mud mitigation, animal bedding, soil stabilization and much more.

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