Common Weeds in Home Lawns

As temperatures start rising and all manner of plants emerge from winter dormancy, there’s a nuisance just waiting to spoil that first barefoot stroll through your spring green lawn: weeds.

Despite our best efforts at controlling their appearance, every lawn is susceptible to invasion.

Some common offenders are crabgrass, annual bluegrass, white clover, dandelion and creeping Charlie. […]

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Too Much Rain? Watch for Signs of Disease and Pests!

Often turf managers are so concerned about drought, the opposite challenge of too much rain doesn’t get a lot of attention until it’s too late! Unfortunately, there’s not a lot that can be done to prevent turf damage from too much water, but there are ways to prepare and tips for catching any flood-related challenges […]

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Product Spotlight: TIFTUF™

Out of the hallowed ground of Tifton, Georgia comes another amazing turfgrass variety – TIFTUF™. This bermudagrass stands out as extremely drought and wear tolerant. It uses less water and stays green longer when subjected to drought stress.

TIFTUF™ was created out of a need to be more conscientious about water consumption. With water restrictions becoming […]

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Product Spotlight on Zeon Zoysiagrass

Every variety of turfgrass offers unique benefits and challenges. It is always important to choose a variety carefully, based on the season, traffic, desired appearance and other factors. One great option for zoysiagrass is Zeon.

Zeon is a low maintenance breed – it requires only one inch of water per week, and a small amount of […]

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Take Care of Turfgrass Equipment this Winter

Once the grass has stopped growing for the winter, you can celebrate the end of mowing season, but not until you’ve properly prepared your mower and other equipment for hibernation.

Here are a few steps to winterizing your mower:

Remove fuel from the tank
Clean off all dust, grass and trimmings
Remove the mower battery

Following those […]

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Fall Lawn Maintenance

We’re all looking forward to less-frequent watering and mowing as our lawns go into their dormant season, but that doesn’t mean we can put up our feet and leave the lawn alone until next March!

Here are a few fall lawncare tips to protect and preserve the health of your turfgrass, even during the winter:

Aerate. […]

By |October 29th, 2018|General, News, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fall Lawn Maintenance

How to Sharpen Your Mower Blade

We recommend sharpening your blade after every 8 to 10 mows.

To get it sharp, remove the blade first. Use a vice to secure the blade, then use a metal file, bench grinder or grinder tip to clean the edge and remove any dents or imperfections.

When you’ve got it sharp enough, you’ll want to make sure […]

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One Quick Tip to Help Your Lawn Look Great

Have you ever driven by a house with an immaculate lawn?

If so, that lawn most likely featured an alternate mowing pattern. While there are a lot of factors that go into a great looking lawn, one quick way to improve your lawn’s appearance is by simply mowing in different patterns.

Your lawn is similar to your […]

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Getting Rid of Thatch

What exactly is thatch in the first place?

It’s a combination of dead and living grass stems and roots that will harm the health and vitality of your lawn. It creates a barrier between nutrients, water and the lawn’s roots. When not treated, thatch will quickly thicken and bring insects and disease.

To take care of thatch, […]

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3 MORE Quick and Easy Lawn Hacks

Want a few more hacks to help you maintain your lawn? We’ve got you covered!

1) Use salt on your stand-alone weeds.

You know those weeds that grow up through the cracks in your driveway? Zap them away with a little salt. Keep in mind that salt can cause issues for your plants, so don’t use […]

By |August 23rd, 2018|General, News, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3 MORE Quick and Easy Lawn Hacks