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Lawn Pest Identification

There are many elements that can affect the health of your lawn, including disease, traffic, pests, fertility and irrigation. Proper identification of the cause of injury to your turf is essential in repairing damage and preventing future problems.

There are hundreds of species of insects that inhabit lawns and the surrounding areas, so it is important […]

By |January 21st, 2020|Bermudagrass, General, TifGrand bermudagrass, TifTuf bermudagrass, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on Lawn Pest Identification

A Season of Giving

Many people spend this time of year focusing on serving others – whether it’s something simple like inviting new friends over for dinner or donating gifts to a local nonprofit, the spirit of giving is alive and well in our communities.

Whether you’re a green industry professional, an avid gardener or you just love taking care […]

By |December 24th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Turf Maintenance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Season of Giving

Planning A Lawn Makeover?

Many homeowners have been fighting the good fight, battling back weeds and filling in bare spots in their existing lawns. But sometimes, even the most diligent lawn warriors have to accept defeat and plan a total lawn makeover. Choosing sod is a great way to give your new lawn a head start and minimize the […]

By |December 24th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Turf Maintenance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Planning A Lawn Makeover?

Snow and Turfgrass Health

While most of us in the transition zone and below may not see much snow through winter, there are still effects of the colder weather on our turfgrass. Even a hard frost can damage turf, but the good news is, a well-maintained lawn can recover well from the stresses of winter.

Whether you measure your annual […]

By |December 24th, 2019|Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Turf Maintenance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Snow and Turfgrass Health

Simplify Your Sod Selection

No matter what you’re buying – a toaster, a car, or even sod – it can seem like the options are endless! What color? What extra features? Which brand? Professional installation? Which store?

Consumers can often feel confused by all the options and labels products carry, and they may feel overwhelmed by the many choices. We […]

By |November 7th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Simplify Your Sod Selection

Winter Watering?

In some areas, the transition from summer to fall to winter can happen in a very brief time, often it seems summer fades right into the winter in the southeastern United States! This can create some confusion for homeowners as it applies to their lawn’s needs in this transition time.

We all know that our lawns […]

By |November 6th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on Winter Watering?

Brush Up on Lawncare Safety

Now that temperatures have dropped and the immediate demands of turf and lawn maintenance have decreased, homeowners and lawn and landscape professionals have time to revisit their lawn care routine, and along with that, safety measures that are necessary with working with chemicals and lawn equipment.

Chemical Safety

Lawn fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides and insecticides all feature active […]

By |November 6th, 2019|General, Turf Care|Comments Off on Brush Up on Lawncare Safety

Watch Out for Poa Annua this Fall

Poa annua (or annual bluegrass) is a common winter lawn weed that can leave homeowners frustrated about control. Poa annua is very prolific and one plant can produce hundreds of viable seeds. It germinates in late summer or early fall – when soil temperatures fall below 70oF — and it produces seeds in spring.

There are […]

By |October 24th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Turf Maintenance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Watch Out for Poa Annua this Fall

When and How to End the Mowing Season

While you may be glad the mowing season is coming to an end, the fall is no time to cut corners on best practices for lawn mowing! The last mow of the season can set you up for a healthy lawn in the spring… or a lot of damage to undo.

When? The last mow of […]

By |October 24th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on When and How to End the Mowing Season

Equipment Maintenance in the Off Season

Even though winter is just around the corner, it’s not quite time to put your feet up just yet! Spending a little bit of time at the end of the warm season to perform routine maintenance on your equipment, particularly mowers, is key to keeping them running for years to come.

Here are a few steps […]

By |October 24th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on Equipment Maintenance in the Off Season