The Higher the Better! Experts now recommend a longer turf grass for many different reasons. Here are a few of the most important: Promotes deeper root growth. Provides shade to soil which helps to reduce invasive weed germination. Reduces the chance of drought conditions. Cutting turf too short can shock grass plants and damage [...]
Is It Important to Use Mulch in Your Landscape Beds Mulching your landscape planting beds should be considered an integral part of your season landscape maintenance plan. The most obvious reason is the clean, groomed appearance it adds to your property. A nicely mulched landscape planting bed imparts a good feeling to visitors about [...]
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No. Sunlight is one of if not the biggest factor in establishing a full and healthy stand of turf. Without at least 4-5 hours of direct sunlight it is not possible to establish a healthy lawn.
Over the years we have determined that the optimal number of applications is 7 as outlined in our Basic Turf Care Program. The basic turf care program cannot be altered. The seven applications are what we feel we need to be making in order to provide you with the healthy and beautiful lawn you want. [...]
Mushrooms are the result of decaying organic matter in your soil. They do not pose a threat to your lawn. Mushroom blooms are not negative and can only be controlled by kicking them over. You will notice an increase in mushrooms during wet periods of the year.
Summer conditions are extremely stressful to turf grass. The normal heat of summer and usual dryness can cause the growth to slow down or even a state of dormancy. A state of summer dormancy in turf grass can be characterized by a browning out or dead appearance to your lawn. Summer dormancy in turf [...]
Your lawn can be mowed immediately if the clippings are not being bagged. If you are bagging your clippings it is recommended that you wait 24 hours before mowing your lawn.
Fertilizers have changed quite a bit in recent years. In the past most granular fertilizers were made up of larger brightly colored orange and yellow particles. These days the particles are much smaller and darker in color. In fact most of the products we apply throughout the year are grey and brown and blend [...]
Yes and no. It cuts down on the amount of grassy weeds like crabgrass. Broad leaf weeds and dandelions cannot be prevented. While the pre-emergent helps to greatly reduce crabgrass some can be expected.
It is our goal to eventually eliminate most weeds from your lawn. That said weeds germinate daily. Weeds seeds are present in the soil and can be transported by animals and wind. After weeds germinate they can be controlled by spraying a post emergent herbicide but they must be visible before doing so. Weeds [...]