Product Spotlight: TifGrand®

In the tradition of excellence in bermudagrass breeding, the scientists at the University of Georgia have developed yet another superior choice in bermudagrass with the TifGrand® cultivar.

A Certified Bermuda, TifGrand® boasts desirable qualities such as: extremely dense turf canopy, tremendous tensile strength, excellent shade tolerance, mole cricket non-preference, rapid grow-in and recovery, earlier spring transition […]

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All About Aeration

Maintaining a healthy turfgrass stand requires attention to many practices – mowing, fertilizing, herbicide, irrigation and more. One often overlooked element in maintaining home lawns is aeration. While it is not performed as often as other maintenance, it is essential to allowing the proper nutrients to reach the roots.

There are two types of aeration: spiking […]

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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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The Dos and Don’ts of Lawn Irrigation

No matter what variety of turfgrass you grow or what zone you’re in, water is a necessary part of maintaining a healthy turf stand. There are many options for irrigation from high-tech systems with GPS and WiFi connectivity to good old-fashioned water hoses and sprinklers, but one thing is for sure – your turfgrass needs […]

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Product Spotlight: JaMur® Zoysia

Quickly becoming a home lawn favorite, JaMur® has earned its reputation as a low maintenance, but beautiful turfgrass choice. JaMur® is a great choice for high-wear and high visibility areas for many reasons.

This zoysiagrass has characteristics that help both sod producers and homeowners maintain a stunning turf stand with much less effort than many other […]

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Made in the Shade: Tips for Maintaining Turf in Shaded Areas

While we all love acres of uninterrupted, lush turfgrass, it is inevitable that man or Mother Nature will interfere with that plan. Buildings, trees and other objects are eventually going to cast shadows (literal and figurative) on your turf dreams. So how do you handle growing and maintaining turfgrass in shady areas? Here are three […]

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Don’t Neglect Equipment Maintenance This Winter

Don’t get too carried away with the rest and relaxation – just because your turfgrass is dormant, it doesn’t mean you should be!

When all the leaves and debris have been cleared from your turf and it’s not quite time to start thinking about herbicides and pesticides, it is still time to tackle the tasks that […]

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All I Want for Christmas is…. Turf?

Okay, so maybe no one wrote to Santa to ask for a bermudagrass lawn this year, BUT that doesn’t mean they won’t be asking for it at spring green-up. You can bet that when their neighbors’ lawns are beginning to look plush and full, the guys buried in an acre of clover and dandelion will […]

By |December 19th, 2018|JaMur Zoysia, L1F Zoysia, TifGrand Certified Bermuda, TifTuf bermuda, TIFTUF™, Turf Care, Turf Maintenance, Zeon Zoysia|Comments Off on All I Want for Christmas is…. Turf?