Bermuda Grass Vs. Crabgrass: Can You Tell the Difference?

Bermuda Grass vs. Crabgrass

There are plenty of similarities between Bermuda grass and Crabgrass. For instance, they both grow quickly, dominate other plants, and can overwhelm your lawn if left unchecked. However, Bermuda grass, if controlled and maintained, makes for a beautiful, thick, and attractive lawn. Alternatively, Crabgrass is never considered a desirable turf. So when it comes to…

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Bermuda Grass For Sale: Tips for Buying Bermuda Sod For Your Lawn

Buying Bermuda Sod For Your Lawn

When you picture your dream home, what do you see? Chances are, no matter the style of home, you picture it in the midst of beautiful landscaping. That’s because a lush, green lawn makes any home look more picturesque. Bermudagrass is one of the most popular turf varieties across much of the United States. If…

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5 Tips for a Healthy Lawn

5 Tips for a Healthy Lawn

It’s what every homeowner dreams of: a perfect, healthy lawn. A great lawn sets off your home’s facade beautifully or makes the perfect setting for a backyard escape. So what are those magic tips for that coveted healthy lawn? Luckily for you, it isn’t rocket science! Growing a thick, healthy, green lawn takes some time…

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All About Bermuda Grass Sod

All About Bermuda Grass Sod

One of the most popular types of grass, Bermuda grass is arguably the best combination of beauty, low maintenance, and durability. Learning all about Bermuda grass sod will help you make the best-informed decision about whether it is right for your lawn. If you enjoy watching sports that use natural turf such as football, soccer,…

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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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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…

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The Heat is On. Can Your Grass Hold Up?

Summer’s right around the corner, so now’s the time to start talking about grass that can withstand heat and potential drought. TIFTUF is a drought-tolerant bermuda grass developed by turfgrass breeders at the University of Georgia. It uses less water and stays green longer when subjected to stress.

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Developing Turfgrasses for Tomorrow

An article in Turf magazine introduced readers to Dr. Brian Schwartz, turfgrass breeder and scientist at the University of Georgia-Tifton, where several industry-standard bermudagrasses (including Tifway 419, TifSport, Tifdwarf, TifEagle and, most recently, TifGrand) have been developed. The article outlines Dr. Schwartz’ background and discusses his current and future turfgrass breeding projects. To read the…

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TifGrand Bermudagrass Featured at 2014 World Cup

Last summer, an article in Turf magazine discussed the lasting legacy of the University of Georgia’s turfgrass breeding program and featured the use of TifGrand Bermudagrass at three Brazilian stadiums used in 2014’s World Cup. To read the article on the Turf magazine website, click here, or read the article text below.   UGA, USDA-ARS…

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TifGrand Surrounds Work Perfectly with New Champion Greens at Cuscowilla

Last September, the Cuscowilla golf course in Georgia reopened after a two-month renovation project that entailed replacing the putting greens with Champion ultradwarf bermudagrass, as well as regressing the green surrounds with TifGrand Bermudagrass. According to the project’s architect, TifGrand was chosen to replace the former Tifway 419 surrounds in order to accommodate a lower…

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