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5 Reasons To Use TifTuf Grass

April 30, 2019

Everyone knows that a healthy lawn makes your home that much more attractive. But there are other benefits to having a beautiful yard that go beyond appearance. First of all, it can increase your curb appeal, which can definitely help you when it’s time to sell your home. Your neighbors will also appreciate it because…

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Product Spotlight: JaMur® Zoysia

January 16, 2019

JaMur has established itself as a home lawn favorite and has earned its reputation as a low maintenance, but beautiful turfgrass choice. JaMur® is a great choice for high-wear and high visibility areas for many reasons. This zoysiagrass has characteristics that help both sod producers and homeowners maintain a stunning turf stand with much less…

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Made in the Shade: Tips for Maintaining Turf in Shaded Areas

January 16, 2019

While we all love acres of uninterrupted, lush turfgrass, it is inevitable that man or Mother Nature will interfere with that plan. Buildings, trees and other objects are eventually going to cast shadows (literal and figurative) on your turf dreams. So how do you handle growing and maintaining turfgrass in shady areas? Here are three…

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Don’t Neglect Equipment Maintenance This Winter

January 15, 2019

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?

December 19, 2018

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

December 14, 2018

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

December 11, 2018

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

November 27, 2018

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

November 20, 2018

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

November 19, 2018

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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