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Controlling Broadleaf Weeds in Your Lawn

May 22, 2020
Controlling Broadleaf Weeds in Your Lawn

Keeping your lawn free of weeds is the holy grail of lawn care. After all of the effort you put into growing a beautiful lawn, the last thing you want is a few stray weeds ruining your perfect turf. Unfortunately, broadleaf weeds are some of the hardest weeds to beat. No single method will take…

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Cool Season vs. Warm Season Grasses

May 15, 2020
Cool Season vs. Warm Season Grasses

When you research different types of turf, one of the first observations you might make is that some grasses are termed cool season while others are warm season. In fact, these are two broad categories that horticulturalists and turf growers use to describe almost any turf variety. But don’t be fooled by the name. For…

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What is the Best Turf for Shade?

May 7, 2020
What is the Best Turf for Shade

Shade in your lawn is a double-edged sword. In the Southeast, where summers are hot and humid, shade can be a welcome relief as you enjoy your outdoor spaces. But the same shade that keeps you comfortable in the heat of summer can spell doom for your turf. Most turf requires full sunlight for at…

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How to Keep Field Mice Out of Your Lawn

April 30, 2020
How to Keep Field Mice Out of Your Lawn

Field mice can really mess up your lawn. First, no one wants to see mice skittering around under their bare feet as they enjoy your luscious green turf. Second, these rodents can ruin your lawn with their holes. Third, if you have a nearby garden, these field mice can eat your veggies and contaminate your…

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How to Get the Most Out of Watering Your Lawn

April 22, 2020
How to Get the Most Out of Watering Your Lawn

Watering your lawn seems like a simple enough task. Turn on the sprinkler, go do something else, and come back in a little while to turn it off again. But like most things about caring for your lawn, the simplicity can be deceptive. While basic watering doesn’t take much thought or consideration, getting the most…

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Our Top Tips for Mowing Your Lawn

April 15, 2020
Our Top Tips for Mowing Your Lawn

Mowing your lawn is probably the most common lawn maintenance task you perform. Keeping your turf looking great means regular mowing, as much as once a week during peak growing season. So it is easy to overlook the importance of this weekly chore. But if you really want your lawn to look its best, you…

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Treating Your Lawn After Rain Damage

April 7, 2020
Treating Your Lawn After Rain Damage

Spring so far has been unusually wet. All that rain may be a boon to our reservoirs and water sports enthusiasts. But it’s a bit too much of a good thing for our lawns. The right rain at the right time helps your lawn green up in the spring without extra irrigation. But too much…

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7 Tips for a Sustainable Lawn

March 31, 2020
Tips for a Sustainable Lawn

Today more than ever, homeowners are thinking about how to maintain a sustainable lawn. It should come as no surprise that the traditional turf lawn does no favors to the environment. In the eastern part of the United States, 30% of all water use goes to irrigating residential lawns. On the west coast, that number…

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How to Beat Crabgrass With TifTuf Bermudagrass

March 22, 2020
Beat Crabgrass With TifTuf Bermudagrass

If you have turfgrass anywhere around your home, you have probably struggled with this insidious weed. Crabgrass can disrupt the texture of your lawn, turning an otherwise finely manicured lawn into a mess. Crabgrass can make your lawn look like it is poorly-maintained, or even neglected. If you or your family love to run barefoot…

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How to Prepare Your Lawn for Spring

March 15, 2020
How to Prepare Your Lawn for Spring

As the weather warms up, lawns across the country are slowly coming out of winter dormancy. That means that now is the time to prepare your lawn for spring, before your grass—and your weeds—begin to grow. With the right preparation, you can enjoy a full, green lawn earlier in the season and well into summer…

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