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3 MORE Quick and Easy Lawn Hacks

August 23, 2018

Want a few more hacks to help you maintain your lawn? We’ve got you covered! 1) Use salt on your stand-alone weeds. You know those weeds that grow up through the cracks in your driveway? Zap them away with a little salt. Keep in mind that salt can cause issues for your plants, so don’t…

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3 Quick and Easy Lawn Hacks

August 9, 2018

You don’t have to break the bank or spend countless hours taking care of your lawn. Use these quick and easy hacks to help with some of the most common lawn care issues. 1) Use newspaper to keep pesky weeds away. You probably don’t need that expensive weed-blocking cloth. Simply spread newspaper pages in the…

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5 Reasons to Consider Sod for Your Lawn

August 2, 2018

Considering buying sod for your lawn, instead of seed? Here’s a few reasons why that might be a good idea. 1)Your lawn instantly looks good. Freshly laid sod is beautiful, and you don’t have to worry about the unsightly lawn for weeks while the seeds grow in. 2) Sodded lawns have healthier roots. Since sod…

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3 Lawn Care Tips for the August Heat

July 26, 2018

In the same way August heat can drain your energy, it also can really stress your lawn. Plan for the summer heat by following these simple lawn care tips. 1) Your mower blade should be sharp and high. Clean cuts are better for the health of your lawn and prevent dull and diseased lawns. And…

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How Often Should I Mow My Grass?

July 24, 2018

There’s no perfect answer to this question, but we’ll give you a guideline. When it comes to mowing frequency, it’s all about the one-third rule. This guideline, which we explain more in our last post, is to never cut more than one-third off the length of your grass. So if you’ve been cutting about half…

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What Height Should I Cut My Grass?

July 24, 2018

It’s a question we get asked often: What’s the ideal grass height when mowing? The simple answer is to never cut more than one-third the length of your grass in one cutting. That’s an easy general rule to remember. At the same time, though, the mowing length also depends on the type of grass. Cooler…

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Caring for a Newly Seeded Lawn in Summer

July 16, 2018

If you’ve finally taken the plunge and seeded your lawn, you know that the care doesn’t stop there. The first few months are vital in establishing a healthy, beautiful lawn. Summer weather presents challenges of its own, even for long-established turfgrass. Here are some important tips for caring for your newly seeded lawn during those…

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TifTuf™ Keeps Growing Strong All Year Long

July 5, 2018

While Mother Nature always brings her best to challenge the resilience of any type of turf, there are some that stand up to that test time and time again. TifTuf™ has demonstrated excellent shade, cold, wear and drought tolerance, along with a fast grow‐in rate and vibrant green color. Observations in the mid‐atlantic region last…

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Looking for a Low-Maintenance Bermuda Lawn?

June 25, 2018

If you’re looking for a low-maintenance lawn, look no further than T10 certified bermuda grass. With T10, your mowing frequency can be reduced by up to 50% compared to other bermuda grass options–and it all goes back to its reduced rate of vertical growth. This grass is an excellent option for high-traffic areas like residential…

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When Water is Hard to Come By … Buy TIFTUF™

June 25, 2018

Your grass won’t live without water. Yeah, that’s an obvious statement. But what do you do when water is more difficult to come by? As water restrictions and resources have tightened over previous years, turf grass breeders at the University of Georgia decided to stop talking environmental stewardship and do something about it. That’s where…

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