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When to Water Your New Sod

The best time to water your new sod is between 6 and 8 a.m. This will take advantage of your lawn’s normal growing cycle. Wind speeds are lower early in the morning, so you’ll lose less water from evaporation. Avoid watering at night since prolonged moisture on leaf and grass blades can lead to turf […]

By |April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When to Water Your New Sod

Irrigating Difficult Areas

If you want a beautiful lawn (and of course you do!), you’ll want to pay special attention to slopes and areas under trees.

With slopes, watch for runoff, which can occur before the soil reaches adequate moisture. To correct this issue, turn off the water when runoff begins, wait at least half an hour, and restart […]

By |April 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Irrigating Difficult Areas

How to Water New Sod

You pay a lot for new sod, so you want to make sure it gets the proper care it deserves.

Start watering (around one inch of irrigation) within a half an hour after the sod gets laid. For the next two weeks, water daily at the very least.

To check your sod’s moisture level, pull back a […]

By |April 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Water New Sod

TifTuf Delights Homeowners in Australia

According to Nick Daley of Daleys Turf, a sod grower in Bells Creek, Queensland (near the east coast of Australia), TifTuf Bermudagrass has exceeded his — and his clients’ — expectations. Although the grower has offered TifTuf for only a few months, he says homeowners are really excited about TifTuf’s softness underfoot, in addition to […]

By |January 23rd, 2018|TifTuf bermudagrass|Comments Off on TifTuf Delights Homeowners in Australia

Carolina Panthers’ Coach Not a Fan of Artificial Turf

As reported in yesterday’s online edition of the Charlotte News Observer, the coach of the Carolina Panthers, Ron Rivera, prefers natural turfgrass to artificial turf. He indicated that the artificial turf at MetLife Stadium may have been at least partially to blame for some of his players’ foot injuries in last week’s game against the […]

By |November 30th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Carolina Panthers’ Coach Not a Fan of Artificial Turf

First North Carolina Community to Exclusively Feature TifTuf Bermudagrass

The ReAlta community in Charlotte is the first in the state of North Carolina to exclusively require TifTuf Bermudagrass to be installed at all homesites. The fully solar community was distinctly designed to save both the environment and homeowners’ money. “ will have the satisfaction of knowing that they’re doing something to reduce their […]

By |November 27th, 2017|TifTuf bermudagrass|Comments Off on First North Carolina Community to Exclusively Feature TifTuf Bermudagrass

What to Do for Your Lawn Now

Once late-fall/winter weather arrives, you lawn will mostly rest until spring returns. Mowing, fertilizing and aerification are no longer needed, except perhaps for cool-season lawns that are still growing. However, weed control and periodic irrigation may be required. Follow the tips below to help keep your lawn healthy as the temperatures continue to drop.
• Tall […]

By |October 31st, 2017|General|Comments Off on What to Do for Your Lawn Now

Take a Hole-by-Hole Tour of Bluejack National!

Recently, veteran golfer Andy Johnson (with The Fried Egg) posted a lengthy review of his visit to BlueJack National, Tiger Woods’ first American-designed golf course, located just outside Houston, TX. Johnson not only describes each hole in detail, with insider advice, but he also posts several photos of each gorgeously manicured hole. On the fairways, […]

By |October 27th, 2017|Zeon zoysiagrass|Comments Off on Take a Hole-by-Hole Tour of Bluejack National!

Brown Patch on Tall Fescue Lawns

In our area, tall fescue (a cool-season grass) is one of the most popular lawn grasses, since it stays green year-round and has good tolerance to many environmental stresses. However, in general, the species is highly susceptible to a summertime disease called brown patch, caused by Rhizoctonia solani. This fungus causes tan, roughly circular patches […]

By |May 31st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Brown Patch on Tall Fescue Lawns

What to Do Now for Your Spring-into-Summer Lawn

Ready to get started in prepping your lawn for the summer months ahead? Below are a few tips to keep it healthy and lush as the weather warms up.

√ Mow a bermudagrass or zoysiagrass lawn when it first turns green, with a rotary mower set as low as possible without scalping. Mow before the grass […]

By |April 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What to Do Now for Your Spring-into-Summer Lawn