Get news, tips and TONS of useful information from the NCSU Lawn Care App!  NCSU Turfgrass program-named Number #1 in the Nation by TurfNet Magazine (July, 2007). | Raleigh Lawn Care & Raleigh Landscaping Ryan Walsh, Founder & Owner Hi and thank you so much for visiting Capital City Groundskeeping. We’re a full service lawn care and groundskeeping company based out of Raleigh,

Owner Ryan Walsh has his eyes set on graduation after this semester!  Graduating from North Carolina State University in May 2013 with a degree in Turfgrass Science, Ryan  has received much recognition for his success in the green industry over the recent years.  From his early high school days, Capital City GK still maintains many of the same clientele

By Ryan Walsh | Student, North Carolina State University Introduction Many factors are important for plant growth but one of the most critical factors is the availability of soil moisture.  Unavailable water is water held at wilting point, it is mostly hygroscopic water held too tightly within micropores.  Available water is water held at field

By Ryan Walsh | Student, North Carolina State University Many factors effect drainage from turfgrass. Soil slope plays a role in how the excess water will run off the land and the rate at which it will run off. A factor that can restrict run off or leachate is the turfgrass cover. Turfgrass that is

Shaping the Landscape (Excerpt from: The Carnation- Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity Publication) By: By Nick Gerhardt – Fall 2010 pg. 12-13 Success in start-ups happens in a very real way even for those still amidst the undergraduate experience. Ryan Walsh, NC State ’09, is only a junior, but owns and operates Capital City Groundskeeping. The

Summary The Scotts Company is researching a new type of grass, genetically modified creeping bentgrass, for use on golf courses. This modification allows the grass to be resistant to roundup like many of the current genetically modified crops. This will allow for an economical way of controlling weeds in golf course putting greens, reducing the