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Pets and Lawn Health

Sure, Scout and Sassy are part of the family, despite their shedding on the couch and barking at the mail carrier. Our four-legged family members bring lots of joy and fun, but they can also be hard on the lawn. Whether it’s digging or pet waste that is damaging the lawn, there are ways to […]

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Lawn Clippings: To Remove or Not to Remove, That is the Question

Many homeowners are under the impression that it is unhealthy to leave grass clippings on the lawn after mowing. We have some great news – under most circumstances, it is actually healthy for the lawn to leave the clippings. Now you can get to that post-mow relaxing sooner!

Clippings become natural fertilizer for your lawn. As […]

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Clover, Clover Everywhere!

White clover is a common perennial weed that many homeowners struggle to control. If your lawn hosts a great deal of this weed, and you want it gone, there are a few considerations for its control.

Healthy turfgrass keeps clover at bay. Thick lawns crowd out clover, so make sure your lawn is getting all […]

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Product Spotlight on Prizm Zoysia

Prizm Zoysia is hot on the market after decades of research and development by Bladerunner Farms. Primarily a golf course greens variety, Prizm delivers a more sustainable green with increased playability and aesthetics.

If you’re looking for exceptional disease and insect resistance, excellent cold weather color retention, low fertility needs, outstanding shade tolerance and low water […]

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Pro-Tips for a Stunning Summer Lawn

If you live in a warmer climate, like the Southeastern U.S., by the time July rolls around, you’re probably just about ready to come inside, set the thermostat to “Arctic Blast” and lock the doors until early October. But, alas, the living organisms in your lawn keep on keeping on, for better or worse. You […]

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What is Mechanical Damage and What Can I do About it?

Mechanical damage is probably one of the less common turfgrass challenges, but it can be significant and difficult to recover from when it occurs. A primary cause of this type of damage is lawn excavation for purposes such as underground utility repair and fence, pool or landscape installation. In each of these scenarios, the ground […]

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Is The TifTuf™ Hype True?

When a new variety of turfgrass becomes the industry sweetheart, turfgrass professionals take notice. They want to know if the grass actually lives up to all the buzz. With TifTuf™, there’s a long history of how this high performing bermudagrass became what it is now. The experts in Tifton, Georgia began work on TifTuf™ in […]

By |June 18th, 2020|General, TifTuf bermudagrass, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is The TifTuf™ Hype True?

Watering 101

Watering the lawn may seem pretty straightforward, but doing so without an understanding of how turfgrass grows could lead to less healthy grass, higher utility bills or disease. Below are some general principles for best lawn watering practices.

Water less frequently. Compared to multiple shallow watering events, one deep watering allows the grass to absorb […]

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What Good Is A Lawn?

Despite being perfectly well-behaved and never making inappropriate social media posts, the American home lawn is taking a lot of heat these days, and we don’t mean just scorching hot summer temperatures! A quick glance at some leading print and television news mediums will reveal a quite negative spin on traditional turfgrass lawns. “Plant a […]

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A Surprising Season

Spring is always a much-anticipated season – the time when homeowners and turfgrass professionals alike are planting and prepping, looking forward to the greener fields of spring and summer.

Spring of 2020 has brought with it challenges bigger than eliminating dandelion and tuning up the mower. With the entire civilized world attempting to mitigate COVID-19, the […]

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