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Mulching vs Bagging Grass

Most lawnmowers come complete with a clippings bagger. So naturally, you will feel inclined to affix the bag to the mower with every use. But there are a few things you may not realize when you clip the bagger to the mower. Bagging Deprives Nutrients When you regularly cut your lawn, and the clippings aren’t….

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Lawn Disease Prevention And Control

The best way to prevent and control any diseases that may occur in your lawn is through continuous and persistent maintenance. This maintenance includes: correct fertilization irrigation (which includes watering and drainage) mowing height appropriate maintenance tools that have been kept in good condition placement in full sun use of disease resistant sod Effects of….

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Overseeding Your Bermuda Grass

Overseeding Bermuda Grass With Ryegrass Most Bermuda grasses will go dormant (turn brown) during winter months. The most common seed variety used to overseed Bermuda, a warm season grass, is ryegrass, which is a cool season grass. Perennial ryegrass is dark green, does excellent in full sun, tolerates high traffic well, is stress and pest….

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Preparing Your Lawn for Winter

Preparing your lawn for the upcoming winter is crucial if you wish to maintain a healthy lawn and hope to see a green, lush lawn next spring. How you treat your lawn now can directly impact how well your lawn will do during the hot summer months of next year. There are several things you….

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Drip Irrigation for Lawns

Irrigating by a drip system is becoming more and more popular among those concerned with water conservation. Not only are many homeowners requesting this type of irrigation but various states, counties, and cities are mandating that low-flow or drip be used in new developments. This is becoming more common in states such as Arizona, California,….

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How to Tell if Your Grass is Dormant or Dead

This time of year, as temperatures drop and rainfall becomes infrequent, lawns all over the country turn dry and brown. At first glance, it might appear that the grass is diseased or even dead. In fact, chances are it’s actually doing something pretty remarkable. Dormancy Isn’t a Disease. It’s a Defense Mechanism. When grasses are….

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