Talking Carbon Since 1988

Carbon has become the most overused word in the turf industry. It is hard to have a meeting with any fertilizer salesperson without hearing about carbon.  But does the industry really understand why we use carbon in turf management programs, and are all carbon sources the same?  We use carbon-based fertilizers for one sole reason…

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Earth Day 2022

Here’s hoping that everyone has some beautiful spring sunshine today on Earth Day 2022. What a joy it would be for all to witness, in person, the miracle that is responsible for all life on earth: Photosynthesis. It is the life-giving marriage of our celestial energy provider, the sun, with the terrestrial nectar that is…

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Earth Day 2021

We’re back at it again and we’re asking you to consider something that is so commonplace we think about it every day. It’s really what we think about all the time – it’s growing plants!  When we look at it from a slightly different angle, we believe it can add enormous significance to our work!…

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The EarthWorks Protective Mask Project

One of the very first business partners that I met when EarthWorks was established in the late 1980’s was our longtime friend and printer Fran Pinter from American Printing in Easton Pennsylvania.  Since the beginning of EarthWorks Fran has printed every stitch of marketing material, office letter head and our client favorite – the EW…

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We are all in this together

Covid-19 Update from Joel Simmons To our valued Distributor Partners and Clients, As we see the world as we know it change moment by moment, we at EarthWorks want to assure you that we are committed to doing everything within our power to continue delivering our products and services without interruption. There will be things…

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Gray Leaf Spot and EarthWorks

This past year was a notoriously bad Gray Leaf Spot year in most parts of my territory on the eastern third of the country.  I recently met w/ Dave Lawson at the MATE show in Fredericksburg VA.  Dave is a long time steward of Biological Soil Management.  As he says, “in 20 years of sales,…

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Chat with Brandon Perrine at Deerwood Country Club

I recently had a chat with Brandon Perrine at Deerwood Country Club in South Jersey. His story is cool, and one that anyone who is into EarthWorks and what we do would find interesting: About half way through our conversation Brandon exclaimed, “I tell people I use EarthWorks and they say, ‘that’s the soil spray…

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Patience is a virtue

It’s extremely rewarding to be a part of an agronomic success story at a golf course from the start. I’ve had the good fortune to experience it first hand at two different courses as a superintendent, and have followed another one right down the road from me. Jerimiah Farmer, golf course superintendent at the venerable…

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Biological Soil Management

Please take a look through our “White Papers” section where we recently published a paper entitled “Biological Soil Management Puts The Soil To Work For You.” This paper is an overview of the work that we have been dedicated to for the past thirty years. This work has helped so many clients and friends cut their days…

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Bioavailability of Nutrients

In January of 1988, Jerry Brunetti and I founded EarthWorks.  For 30 years we have built carbon-based fertility products and helped superintendents use soil testing data to make positive changes to their properties.  From the day our company started we have felt a very deep respect for the work done by soil managers.  We have…

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