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What A Rainy Spring Means for Your Lawn

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 […]

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TifSport Bermudagrass

Another product of the experts in Tifton, Georgia, TifSport provides a great solution for everything from golf course greens, fairways and roughs to athletic fields and home lawns.

This variety, best suited for Hardiness Zones 7A, 7B, 8A and 8B, is exceptionally wear tolerant and recovers quickly from damage from high use, cart traffic, even cleat […]

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Back to Cultural Practice Basics

Cultural practices for turfgrass management may sound like something that is only for the pros, but it’s actually a term even the average homeowner should understand. To have an attractive and healthy lawn, observing cultural best practices is essential. Below are four staple practices that will help you maintain your turfgrass.

Mowing- Always follow the 1/3 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Fertilizer 101

We all know the minimum requirements for a healthy turfgrass lawn: water, sunlight and fertilizer. But many people do not understand the purpose and function of fertilizer in keeping a lawn beautiful and healthy.  Simply put fertilizers are organic or inorganic materials that are applied to the soil or turf that help provide required nutrients.

Plants’ […]

By |August 5th, 2019|General, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Turf Maintenance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fertilizer 101