What Are The Benefits of Turfgrass Over Growing from Seed?

Benefits of Turfgrass Over Growing from Seed

Growing a lush, vibrant lawn is a goal for many homeowners and landscape enthusiasts. When establishing a new property, there are two primary options: turfgrass or growing from seed. While growing from seed can be a viable approach in certain situations, turfgrass has distinct benefits. This article will explore the advantages of turfgrass over growing…

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TifTuf™ Keeps Growing Strong All Year Long

If you’re looking for a turfgrass that’s tough enough to withstand the challenges of Georgia’s climate, TifTuf™ is a great choice. This cultivar has been specially bred to thrive in hot, humid conditions, and it’s perfect for homeowners, business owners, and landscapers who want a beautiful lawn that will stay green all year long. Read…

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Why Good Soil Matters

Soil plays a critical role in the growth and health of all plants – especially lawn turf. It acts as a water filter, nutrient source, and habitat for trillions of organisms. When you think you have a turf problem, maybe it’s your soil that is not good! The more you know about soil, the better.…

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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 lawnmowers — can compact the soil, squeezing out the spaces between soil particles and preventing the vital movement of air, water, and nutrients down to…

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Why You Need Sharp Mower Blades

Mowing your lawn is one of the most important things you can do to keep it healthy and looking great. However, if you’re using dull mower blades, you’re not doing your lawn any favors. In fact, you could be doing more harm than good. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the importance of sharp mower…

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Can I Mix Turfgrass Varieties?

mix turfgrass varieties

When it comes to having a beautiful, lush lawn, many homeowners have the same question: can I mix turfgrass varieties? There are many different types of turfgrass, and it can be confusing to know which one is best for your lawn. Some people mix turfgrass varieties in the hopes of getting the best of all…

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

Are you having difficulty getting your turf to grow in a shaded area? You’re not alone. Many people face this challenge every day. 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 will eventually cast shadows (literal…

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What is the Most Popular Turf Found in Major League Baseball?

Most Popular Turf Found in Major League Baseball

Summer means barbecues, pool time, and of course: baseball! The American pastime is playing on beautiful green fields. That might have you wondering what the most popular turfgrass found in MLB stadiums is. Kentucky Bluegrass, Bermudagrass, and a mixture of Bluegrass and Perennial Ryegrass are all common types of turf found in MLB stadiums. But…

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What are the Functional Traits of Turfgrass?

Functional Traits of Turfgrass

What are functional traits? Functional traits of turfgrass are the specific abilities that the grass has to perform certain tasks. There are a number of different functional traits, and each one impacts how well the grass can do its job. In this blog post, we will discuss what those functional traits are and why they…

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Does the NFL Prefer Grass or Artificial Turf?

NFL Prefer Grass or Artificial Turf

There is a big debate in the NFL world: should NFL teams play on grass or turf? Both sides seemingly have valid points, so it can be hard to decide which one is better. However, the tides seem to be turning strongly in one direction. In this blog post, we will explore the history of…

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