Category: Lawn Care

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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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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How to Prevent Crabgrass

Crabgrass is a coarse, low-growing weed that is prevalent in many regions of North America. Here in Southern California, smooth crabgrass is the most common variety. Crabgrass thrives in adverse conditions, particularly intense heat and drought. If left unchecked the plant can spread quickly, leaving unsightly patches of weeds growing in your lawn. Because crabgrass….

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How to Use Sod to Patch Your Lawn

When we discuss the virtues of sod, we typically talk about how easy and affordable it is to use to quickly establish an entirely new lawn. Rather than spending months caring for seed and hoping it will grow in healthy and weed-free, sod allows homeowners to get a big head start on the grass-growing process…..

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