Turf Care

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…

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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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Product Spotlight: T10 Certified Bermuda

Originated in the South’s turfgrass capitol, Tifton, Georgia, T10 is a popular choice among homeowners and sports turf managers because of its low maintenance nature and traffic tolerance. It is also popular on residential lawns due to its decreased mowing frequency requirement. T10 is right at home from the deep South all the way into…

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Do’s and Don’ts of Winter Dormancy in Bermudagrass

Even dormant turfgrass needs proper cultural practices to encourage a return to full health in the spring. Don’t forget these winter-month maintenance items: Mowing. Just before green-up, mow slightly lower than summer mowing height. If possible, use a bagging mower to collect trimmings and dead material from winter dormancy. Thatch Removal. If the thatch layer…

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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…

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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…

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Don't Let Fall Trip You Up

The cooler weather is upon us, and it’s time to consider how to protect and preserve your turfgrass for the coming months. Sure, there will be less traffic on it when the temperatures drop a little bit. And there’s always plenty of rain or snow to consider. You have to be prepared for these seasonal…

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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:…

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Pest Problems?

So you’ve noticed some creepy looking characters on your lawn. And no, we’re not talking about the neighbor’s kid. We’re talking beetles, flies, spiders, worms, ticks, mites… you get the picture. Not only are those critters unwelcome visitors on your well-manicured lawn, but they could also be causing damage you can’t even see yet! There…

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Now is the Time for Patching

You’ve made it through the steamy summer, and you may have some patchy looking places in your lawn. Those might be due to disease or high traffic, but now is the time to repair those spots. Early fall is the best time to establish new seed because there is still enough warmth to encourage grass…

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