Caring for a Newly Seeded Lawn in Summer

If you’ve finally taken the plunge and seeded your lawn, you know that the care doesn’t stop there. The first few months are vital in establishing a healthy, beautiful lawn. Summer weather presents challenges of its own, even for long-established turfgrass.

Here are some important tips for caring for your newly seeded lawn during those hot, […]

By |July 16th, 2018|General, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on Caring for a Newly Seeded Lawn in Summer

TifTuf™ Keeps Growing Strong All Year Long

While Mother Nature always brings her best to challenge the resilience of any type of turf,
there are some that stand up to that test time and time again. TifTuf™ has demonstrated
excellent shade, cold, wear and drought tolerance, along with a fast grow‐in rate and vibrant
green color.

Observations in the mid‐atlantic region last winter also suggest that […]

By |July 5th, 2018|General, TifTuf bermuda, TIFTUF™, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on TifTuf™ Keeps Growing Strong All Year Long

Looking for a Low-Maintenance Bermuda Lawn?

If you’re looking for a low-maintenance lawn, look no further than T10 certified bermuda grass.

With T10, your mowing frequency can be reduced by up to 50% compared to other bermuda grass options–and it all goes back to its reduced rate of vertical growth.

This grass is an excellent option for high-traffic areas like residential yards, golf […]

By |June 25th, 2018|General, T10, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance|Comments Off on Looking for a Low-Maintenance Bermuda Lawn?

Grass That Grows Blazing Fast

Let us tell you a little about our JaMur Zoysia grass.

This versatile turf grass is attractive, extremely functional, and developed from USDA research conducted by geneticist Jack Murray. The JaMur zoysiagrass taking the landscape industry by storm because of its minimal water and fertilization requirements.

In appearance, it’s similar to a St. Augustine dwarf variety–except that […]

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Why Good Soil Matters

To really thrive, turf grass needs four things: sunlight, air, water and nutrients. Take one away, or provide too much of one, and your lawn will suffer and possibly even die. But if you get the balance right, you’ll have a beautiful landscape and a wonderful environment to enjoy.

The soil provides three of those four […]

By |June 25th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Why Good Soil Matters

How to Become a Licensed Turfgrass Producer

If you’re interested in growing one of our Turfgrass Group varieties, simply contact our office and apply for licensing.

Our varieties can only be produced as certified turf grasses, and we adhere to the Crop Improvement Association regulations within each state. This is to maintain to the genetic integrity of each variety of turfgrass.

When we’ve licensed […]

By |April 3rd, 2018|General, News|Comments Off on How to Become a Licensed Turfgrass Producer

Carolina Panthers’ Coach Not a Fan of Artificial Turf

As reported in yesterday’s online edition of the Charlotte News Observer, the coach of the Carolina Panthers, Ron Rivera, prefers natural turfgrass to artificial turf. He indicated that the artificial turf at MetLife Stadium may have been at least partially to blame for some of his players’ foot injuries in last week’s game against the […]

By |November 30th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Carolina Panthers’ Coach Not a Fan of Artificial Turf

Buy Only Certified Sod!

Choosing certified sod is the only way you can be certain that the variety you receive is exactly what you purchased. All sod is required to have a state “Department of Agriculture” tag, which means only that the sod is free of fire ants. However, this tag does not qualify the sod as a certified […]

By |October 31st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Buy Only Certified Sod!

Do You Know These Basics of Lawn Aeration?

Like most living things, plant roots — including those of turfgrass — need air, water and nutrients. Unfortunately, traffic on the grass — from feet and vehicle/equipment tires, even from lawn mowers — can compact the soil, squeezing out the spaces between soil particles and preventing the vital movement of air, water and nutrients down […]

By |October 27th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Do You Know These Basics of Lawn Aeration?

Turfgrass Breeding Efforts Often Rely on Intellectual Property Protection

The breeding and development of improved turfgrass varieties is a time-consuming and complex process. As Terry Hollifield, executive director of the Georgia Crop Improvement Association, points out on the front page of the association’s Spring 2017 newsletter, “Since the passage of the Plant Variety Protection Act (PVPA) in 1970 and revised in 1994 and the […]

By |May 2nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Turfgrass Breeding Efforts Often Rely on Intellectual Property Protection