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6 Things You Need to Know About Turfgrass Disease

February 7, 2021
6 Things You Need to Know About Turfgrass Disease

Any time you grow a large number of plants in close quarters, disease among the plants has a greater probability of occurring. And it can take hold before you have the opportunity to notice it. Contrary to popular belief, your lawn—yes, your lawn—can get sick. This can be a tough challenge because lawns are simply…

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Deep Watering Grass: The Science of Watering Mature Turf

September 30, 2020
Deep Watering Grass: The Science of Watering Mature Turf

There is only one substance that all known life forms cannot live without: water. Hot or cold, fresh or salty, plentiful or hardly any—all life needs water. And your turf is no different. Without water, your grass would shrivel up and die after just a few weeks. What allows more drought-tolerant varieties like TifTuf™ Bermudagrass…

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What is Organic Lawn Care?

September 24, 2020
What is Organic Lawn Care

If you browse around your local supermarket, you’ll notice more and more products advertising themselves as organic. Whether it’s healthier for you, better for the environment, or just a clever marketing gimmick, we all have a pretty good idea of what it means. Organic food products are produced without the use of chemical pesticides and…

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8 Ways to Keep Your Lawn Green

September 14, 2020
8 Ways to Keep Your Lawn Green

There’s nothing more satisfying than a uniformly green lawn. No spots, no dead patches, no thinning sections. It’s the goal of every home lawn enthusiast. But summer and early fall can be tough on your grass. Heat, drought, and heavy use can strain your turf, leaving some areas brown or nearly bare. But with the…

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Caring for Your Lawn Before, During, and After a Drought

September 7, 2020
Caring for Your Lawn Before, During, and After a Drought

Hot summers and scarce rain can really do a number on your lawn. As the dry heat drags on, and days turn to weeks, your lawn will slowly wilt and turn brown. But don’t despair. A dormant lawn is not a dead lawn. With the right care, your lawn can survive a drought and come…

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The Most Efficient Way to Mow Your Lawn

August 31, 2020
The Most Efficient Way to Mow Your Lawn

If you live in the South and grow warm-season grass, your grass is in its prime growing season right now. That means that your grass needs regular mowing to keep its manicured look and avoid cutting too much at once. But most homeowners would agree that mowing the lawn is not the number one thing…

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Reviving a Dead Lawn

August 24, 2020
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 Happens When You Fertilize Your Lawn

August 15, 2020
What Happens When You Fertilize Your Lawn

Fertilizing is critical to your lawn’s health. If you want a thick, green, vibrant lawn, there is really no replacement for proper fertilization. But a quick glance around the fertilizer aisle at your local garden store is enough to make most homeowners break into a cold sweat. The wide variety of fertilizers, along with conflicting…

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How to Use Less Water on Your Lawn

August 7, 2020
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 Maintain a High-Traffic Lawn

July 31, 2020
How to Maintain a High-Traffic Lawn

A beautiful, green lawn is the pride of any homeowner. But what fun is a lawn if you can’t play on it? Nothing beats the feeling of soft grass under bare feet. And if you have kids or pets, your lawn is sure to be a go-to play space. Even if it’s just you, a…

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