“Go Get Dirty”

Well, the March showers that bring April flowers has brought a lot more this year with CoVid19. We hope that you all avoid this deadly virus, and while you are in quarantine it is a perfect time to do that sodding or landscape planting. So, let’s help that immune system and get out and dig… Read more »

Aerification

Green grass is imminent, and if you are up to date on our agronomic recommendations, there will be no need to seek “the greener grass on the other side.” By now, we have our mower blades sharpened and ready to make the first clean cut for Spring Green-Up. As we have discussed, a clean cut… Read more »

Getting Ahead for Spring Green-up

It’s that time of year that we start thinking about Spring Green up and what pre-emergents are we considering using. Hopefully everyone has gotten their Lime out from my last newsletter. If not, its not to late to Lime and get that Ca & Mg out and incorporated into the soil with a good aerification.… Read more »

Time for the Lime

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and got to enjoy the Holidays with loved ones. I really hope everyone was able to get those mower blades sharpened, and the mowers tuned up with new filters and spark plugs. January is that time of year where you should be applying Lime, which… Read more »

Don’t forget to Service your Mower

Your mower can affect the health of your grass! Yes, you read this correctly. Grass ripped, torn and shredded by a mower will stress the plant which leads to reduced health allowing insects, drought, heat and other factors to have detrimental effects on your lawn. To insure a beautiful looking lawn, we recommend you service… Read more »

Winter Sod Tips

Your mower can affect the health of your grass! Yes, you read this correctly. Grass ripped, torn and shredded by a mower will stress the plant which leads to reduced health allowing insects, drought, heat and other factors to have detrimental effects on your lawn. To insure a beautiful looking lawn, we recommend you service… Read more »

Puttting in a Backyard Putting Green

 Pick out the area of your yard where you want your green, choose an open area, keeping in mind the amount of sun and shade. A sunny spot works best. Dig out your green usually about 6-8” deep plus additional width for fringe and rough. Cover your area with landscape fabric to prevent future weeds… Read more »

Happy Halloween!!!

  Be careful when decorating your yard for the holidays, leaving items on your grass such as haybales can damage your grass and it won’t recover until late spring or early summer.

7 Handy Tips for Better Turfgrass Sod Installations

Before your Turfgrass Sod Arrives 1. Make sure everything that goes under ground is already installed like drainage systems, irrigation systems, electrical and other lines. 2. Loosen top 6 inches of soil with a rototiller or similar equipment. Add fertilizer. Add soil amendments if needed. 3. Rake area to remove rocks and debris. 4. For… Read more »

Watering New Turfgrass Sod

When…Where…How Much Water is essential to all life…to little water and we die, too much and we drown. The same is true of the grass in our lawns. Water makes up 70% to 80% of the weight of our lawn grasses and the clippings alone are nearly 90% water. While most people are concerned about… Read more »