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The Benefits of Professional Zoysia Sod for the Amateur Lawn Enthusiast

October 15, 2021
Professional Zoysia Sod

Zoysia grass is native to Asia, however, it’s been in the United States since at least 1895. Professional Zoysia sod has steadily gained in popularity as a hardy, warm-season perennial turf. It’s well-suited to lawns across the southern states, from the hot, humid Southeast to parts of California. And there are a great many benefits…

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TifTuf Bermudagrass’s Growth Impresses Licensees

October 8, 2021
tiftuf logo

TifTuf Bermudagrass was released just a few short years ago in 2014 and has become wildly popular. But its development by scientists at the University of Georgia took over 20 years, with research dating back to 1993. Over 20 years, researchers narrowed down what began as a field of over 27,000 hybrids to arrive at…

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Reviving a Dead Lawn

October 8, 2021
Reviving a Dead Lawn

There is nothing more disheartening to a lawn care enthusiast than watching your lawn slowly turn from bright green to a crispy brown. You do everything you can to maintain a beautiful lawn, so watching it slowly die is a terrible feeling. But don’t despair. While it may not be easy, there is always a…

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What Kind Of Yard Treatments Do You Recommend In The Fall?

October 7, 2021
Yard Treatments

You’ve put in the hard work and scheduled yard treatments to maintain a lush, green lawn all summer. Now the weather is cooling down and you’re ready to pack it in. But wait, don’t forget about fall yard treatments! That’s right, just because the grass growing season is ending doesn’t mean you should just neglect…

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How to Use Less Water on Your Lawn

September 24, 2021
How to Use Less Water on Your Lawn

For nearly a half-century, a green lawn has been the hallmark of the suburban home. It is seen as an indicator of financial success. But as Americans are becoming more aware of their impact on the environment, some are beginning to question the value of those emerald green expanses. According to the EPA, “nationwide, landscape…

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How to Prevent Dog Urine Spots on Your Lawn

September 17, 2021
How to Prevent Dog Urine Spots on Your Lawn

A beautiful lawn is like an extension of your living room. It’s a great place for the family to hang out, relax, eat, and play all summer long. And if your family includes pets, they’ll love it, too. But if you have a family dog, you may find an unfortunate side effect of your dog’s…

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Should you fertilize your lawn in the fall?

September 16, 2021
fertilize your lawn in the fall

Are you feeling that chill in the air yet? Cooler morning and leaves starting to change color can only mean one thing. That fall is here and it is time to fertilize your lawn! When you fertilize your lawn in the fall, think of it like a bear filling its belly before it heads into…

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

September 7, 2021
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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The When, Why, and How of Dethatching Your Lawn

August 27, 2021
The When, Why, and How of Dethatching Your Lawn

Thatch can be a healthy, useful part of your lawn. And not every lawn will need dethatching. But when thatch becomes too thick, it can inhibit healthy turf growth. When that happens, it may be time to dethatch. Dethatching can be a DIY project. However, if the thatch is really thick, it may be necessary…

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Lawn Mowing and Yard Maintenance: The Cheat-Sheet Version

August 22, 2021
Lawn Mowing and Yard Maintenance: The Cheat-Sheet Version

The key to unlocking a beautiful lawn is regular lawn mowing and yard maintenance. But while there isn’t a magic wand you can wave to get the job done, there are some simple tips. Read on for our cheat-sheet version to getting a lovely lawn! Lawn Mowing and Yard Maintenance When it comes to keeping…

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