Wednesday, 15 March 2017 / Published in Lawn Tips
lawn mowing
CUT IT HIGH! – While fertilization adds nutrients to the soil, which subsequently, becomes available to the turf grass plant, the grass plant produces food for itself through the process of photosynthesis – the leaf blade feeds itself! The more surface area a grass plant or leaf has, the greater the ability that plant has
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 / Published in Lawn Tips
lawn aeration
SOIL AERATION – This is a management practice that can almost instantly improve your turf growing conditions!! Heavy clay soils, compacted soils, lawns with over 1/2 inch of thatch or soils with an impervious layer limiting root penetration are the best candidates for soil aeration. Typically performed in spring and/or fall and at times in
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 / Published in Lawn Tips
snow mold
Often, immediately after the snow melts in the early spring, there are “patches” of matted grass that is usually straw colored. The appearance of the lawn is mottled and sometimes can be very extensive. The most probable cause is gray snow mold. (pink snow mold can look similar but occurs further into spring and will
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