What is Core Aeration and How Do I Know if I Need It?
Lawns can take a lot of effort – you’ve got mowing, watering, and fertilizing. But have you ever heard of core aeration? If your lawn isn’t looking its best these days, it could be because you’ve missed a key step. Aeration is vital to keeping your soil and lawn healthy. Read on to…Read More
How Many Types of Turfgrass Are There?
There are many types of turfgrass, but not all of them are created equal. Some types are better for certain applications than others. Are you sure you’ve been using the best turfgrass for your property? In this blog post, we will discuss the different types of turfgrass, how they’re rated and used, and how to…Read More
What Are The Benefits of Turfgrass Over Growing from Seed?
When you are deciding whether to plant turfgrass or grow grass from seed, it is important to understand the benefits of each option. Turfgrass sod is a pre-grown piece of grass that can be installed on your property relatively quickly. It is often a more expensive option than growing grass from seed, but the benefits…Read More
How to Maintain Your Garden Like a Professional Turfgrass Manager
If you’re like most homeowners (AKA not a professional turfgrass manager), maintaining your garden probably feels like a daunting task. You may not know where to start, or what turfgrass management techniques to use to achieve the best results. Don’t worry – you’re not alone! In this blog post, we will explore what it means…Read More
Your Turf Installation Tool Kit
Turf installation is not something to take lightly. It’s a big investment, but the right preparation can make it much less stressful and more successful. This post is all about what you need to know before turf installation, as well as what tools you’ll need if you want to start preparing on your own! Installing…Read More
Want beautiful green turf in the spring? Start planning now.
Are you looking for a beautiful green lawn in the spring? Do you want to enjoy time outside with your family and friends without having to worry about maintaining your lawn? If so, then it’s important to start planning now. We’ll help you plan ahead for spring lawn care, as well as some of the…Read More
Can I Mow Wet Grass?
The age-old question of lawncare: can I mow wet grass? Maybe it’s not the first question in your mind when you think about lawn care, but it’s important. And the answer isn’t completely straightforward! Typically, it’s best to wait for wet grass to dry before mowing. Wet grass clippings can clog your mower, causing it…Read More
Summer Lawn Diseases to Look Out For
Nothing ruins a beautiful, lush lawn faster than nasty summer lawn diseases! Luckily, it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3 to protect your lawn. Just remember these steps: prevent, identify, and fight. Read on to learn more about which summer lawn diseases you should be on the lookout for. And how you can prevent or…Read More
How to Get Rid of Moss in Your Lawn
Have you ever looked out across your lawn and noticed thick patches of moss? While moss is not technically a weed, if you aren’t growing it on purpose, it may as well be one. Moss is a simple and ancient plant with a shallow root system. It is an opportunistic plant that will take hold…Read More
Everything You Need to Know About Soil Testing
If you read our Turf-Tech blog, you may notice that we sometimes talk about soil tests. Many garden stores and big-box home improvement stores sell DIY soil test kits. However, you can also get your soil tested at your local extension. The advantage of testing at a local extension is that you get more accurate…Read More