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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Most homeowners don’t think a lot about improving their home’s curb appeal unless they are attempting to sell it, but it can be a great way to make your home look neater and more inviting, and maybe even earn the coveted HOA Lawn of the Month title.
There are many simple improvements you can make with […]
It’s great news when the lawn greens up and the grass is growing again, but that means that weeds are also coming back to life. There are many approaches to weed control, but a well-maintained lawn is the first defense against stubborn weeds. Turfgrass managers and homeowners should have a plan for eliminating weeds that […]
Patriot bermudagrass serves a very specific purpose – rapid, aggressive growth. This feature is ideal for the northern transition zone, but it is still suited for hardiness zones 7A, 7B, 8A, and 8B.
Patriot features excellent cold tolerance, and excellent drought tolerance, which means lower irrigation costs. This variety offers versatility – with the recommended mowing […]
Every living thing needs water to survive. This includes everything from your toddler to your pet cat to the plants in your lawn. Your natural grass is certainly no exception to this rule. But we all know there can be too much of a good thing.
Much of the southeastern United States has experienced a very […]
Many of us spent our childhood years dreading lawn duty and wishing the lawn would somehow mow itself. Well, your wish may have finally come true in the most exciting advancement in lawn mowing since zero-turn technology. Sure, you’ve heard a lot of buzz about robotic mowers, but where is the technology now, and who […]
We all have habits and ideas that, if we really think about it, we’re not exactly sure why we have them, they’re just habit. Sometimes we’ve heard them from others and taken them at their word, but when it comes to lawncare, it’s important to know the WHY and HOW for maintaining an attractive and […]