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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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How to Aerate Your TifTuf Bermudagrass Lawn

March 7, 2020
How to Aerate Your TifTuf Bermudagrass Lawn

It’s almost time to aerate your TifTuf Bermudagrass lawn. It’s something you see on professional lawns all the time. From pro sports to high school soccer fields, spring is marked by a bunch of little rounds of dirt scattered across a grassy expanse. But what about the lawn just outside your home? Do you really…

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Why Zeon Zoysiagrass Is the Best Turf for Golf Course Fairways—And Your Home

February 29, 2020
Why Zeon Zoysiagrass Is the Best Turf for Golf Course Fairways—And Your Home

There is probably no sport in which the quality of turf is more important than golf. At every level of play and each part of the course, the lay of the grass is crucial. The quality of the turf directly affects gameplay, difficulty, and performance. If the grass is not full and dense, or if…

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8 Simple Ways to Save Water on Your Lawn

February 15, 2020
8 Simple Ways to Save Water on Your Lawn

A lawn is a beautiful addition to any home. And a lush green lawn doesn’t just look great. It’s also functional. Soft grass is the perfect surface for outdoor fun, from sports to barbecues, to barefoot outdoor play. Recently, water conservation concerns and general environmental awareness have led a lot of people to question the…

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Why Your Grass Died Over Winter and What TifTuf™ Bermudagrass Can Do About It

January 24, 2020
Why Your Grass Died Over Winter

A healthy lawn should be able to go dormant in the winter and then green up again in the spring. You will likely have to do some work to get your lawn back into its best condition after a long winter. But sometimes you may notice patches that aren’t greening up when the rest of…

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