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Non-Turf Lawns Can Backfire, As They Did in Los Angeles

A recent article published on Bloomberg.com illustrates the dangers of municipalities financially rewarding citizens who replace their lawn grass with an alternative surface, such as gravel. According to the article, the years-long drought in southern California spurred local water districts to offer a combined rebate of $3.75 per square foot for homeowners and businesses to […]

By |November 16th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Non-Turf Lawns Can Backfire, As They Did in Los Angeles

It’s Time for Lime!

Most people have heard of pH, which refers to whether something is acidic or alkaline. But did you know that your soil’s pH level can dramatically affect the health (and, consequently, the look) of your lawn?

For a basic understanding, pH is an abbreviation of the “power of hydrogen” — the “p” is short for potenz […]

By |October 25th, 2016|Turf Care|Comments Off on It’s Time for Lime!

Olympic Golf Course Now the “Ultimate Golf Pilgrimage”

According to an online article posted by Golf.Com late last month and written by Alan Shipnuck, senior writer for Sports Illustrated, the Olympic Golf Course is “a field of dreams” for the city of Rio de Janeiro, now that the 2016 Summer Olympic competitions are now over. Plans are to soon open the course to […]

By |September 29th, 2016|Zeon zoysiagrass|Comments Off on Olympic Golf Course Now the “Ultimate Golf Pilgrimage”

Buy Sod to Acquire Thomas Bros. Grass in Tennessee

Buy Sod, Inc. announces the acquisition of Thomas Bros. Grass located in Nashville, TN. Charles Harris, president of Buy Sod, Inc., states, “Nashville is a growing market with good long-term population growth and a healthy housing market. We are also excited to bring our specialty products to the golf and athletic market. Our purchase of […]

By |August 26th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Buy Sod to Acquire Thomas Bros. Grass in Tennessee

Buy Sod to Offer TifTuf™ Bermudagrass, a Breakthrough in Drought Tolerance

TifTuf™ Certified Bermudagrass is not only exceptionally drought tolerant, but also it provides superior wear and traffic tolerance, excellent cold tolerance, faster spring green-up and excellent fall color retention.

 

Adding yet another stellar addition to its lineup of outstanding turfgrass cultivars for turf managers and property owners seeking top-quality sod, Buy Sod, Inc., will begin offering […]

By |August 18th, 2016|TifTuf bermudagrass|Comments Off on Buy Sod to Offer TifTuf™ Bermudagrass, a Breakthrough in Drought Tolerance

It’s Time to Treat for White Grubs!

A common turfgrass pest throughout our region, white grubs are the larvae of scarab beetles, most commonly those of Japanese beetles, green June beetles, May and June beetles, oriental beetles and southern and northern masked chafers. These grubs feed on the roots of the grass, which reduces its ability to use water and nutrients. Consequently, […]

By |July 20th, 2016|Turf Care|Comments Off on It’s Time to Treat for White Grubs!

Tips for Watering Your Summer Lawn

Summers in our region can be brutally hot and, frequently, extremely dry. That’s why knowing how and when to apply the cooling, moisturizing effects of irrigation can be so critical to the health of your lawn in summer.

Most varieties of lawn grass need about 1” of water per week in summer, either through rainfall or […]

By |July 15th, 2016|Turf Care|Comments Off on Tips for Watering Your Summer Lawn

What to Do Now for Your Summer Lawn

Late-summer lawns need extra TLC, especially those under drought and heat stress. Follow the tips below to keep your lawn as healthy as possible until cooler weather arrives.

Check for white grubs, and control them if necessary. August is the best time to control grubs because this is when they are small and close to […]

By |July 11th, 2016|Turf Care|Comments Off on What to Do Now for Your Summer Lawn

BlueJack National Makes Klein’s Top Ten Moments in 2015

Bradley S. Klein, senior writer for Golfweek and a former PGA Tour caddie, named his visit to Bluejack National as one of his “top 10 moments in 2015.” In a blog post dated in December, he described the first course designed in the U.S. by Tiger Woods as “surprisingly understated, with wide-open ground game options […]

By |March 22nd, 2016|Zeon zoysiagrass|Comments Off on BlueJack National Makes Klein’s Top Ten Moments in 2015

Apply Preemergence Herbicides Soon

Stopping weeds before they gain a “roothold” in your lawn is one of the smartest cultural practices you can use. Applying a preemergence herbicide does just that — it doesn’t stop the weed seeds from actually germinating, but it kills the new seedlings before they “emerge” by providing a chemical barrier at the soil surface. […]

By |March 1st, 2016|Turf Care|Comments Off on Apply Preemergence Herbicides Soon