Entries by mcgill

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Looks Good Without Irrigation

Glenn Telfer, a PE with Draper Aden Associates in Richmond, sent us some pixs the other day of one of his projects at a neighborhood learning center where the soil was amended with McGill compost.  “Looks pretty good, especially with no irrigation systems,” he said in the email.  Glenn is one of the authors of […]

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We love this frame-up — Hanneman Forest Products

Thanks to one of our resellers, Hanneman Forest Products, for sending us this snapshot of their new custom-made frame for hanging our McGill Soil Builder banner. You can make your own topsoil by blending Soil Builder compost with native soil at a ratio of one part compost to two parts soil, but for those looking […]

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New tradeshow banners launched at field day

An early rain shower left all the flowers and greenery glistening in the morning sun to welcome participants to the recent North Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association (NCNLA) Landscape Professional Field Day at the JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh.  Our own Ruth King and technical consultant Ron Alexander were among the 340 green industry professionals […]

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Believe it! Compost really works

No sleight of hand. No magic. No PhotoShop tricks.  Just a customer’s snapshot of organic matter and soil microbes at work. Left field amended with McGill SportsTurf. Right field — NOT. Seeing is believing.  Compost really works.  Visit our products website at www.mcgillcompost.com for more information about compost and its uses. Seeing is believing.  Try […]

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Sod Lay-Down to Mow-Down in Just 5 Weeks

“Unbelievable” is what Matt Harder of Earthworks and Sprinklers muttered when he snapped these photos of a freshly-mowed soccer field with his camera phone on April 11.  What was so surprising about cut grass?  The Bermuda Riviera sod was installed on March 1, only five weeks earlier. Before laying the sod, Matt broadcast two inches […]