Category: Tips

  • 31
    Jan

    How Important Is Preparation in Sod Installation?

    How Important Is Preparation in Sod Installation? Adding new sod is not a guarantee that you will have a lush, healthy lawn that will last. While the sod may...

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  • 11
    May

    Cheap Sod

    The cheapest price will almost guarantee you a “quick & dirty” prep where the surface is scraped level and sod installed on the same poor soils. Hauling in some...

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  • 11
    May

    Fescue vs. Zoysia

    Even the more desirable “turf type” Fescue is the heaviest maintenance lawn type for our area. They are usually a blend of several hybrids that offer different qualities. This...

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  • 11
    May

    Shade Tolerant Grass

    Please realize there’s no such thing as “Shade loving grass”. 3 hrs of direct sunlight with additional hours of filtered light are necessary to grow any sustainable grass. You...

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  • 11
    May

    Pick A Contractor

    First, build a wish list. Research your topics of interest on the internet. Try to find informative articles and knowledgeable people to help you learn some of...

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  • 11
    May

    Armyworms

    Armyworms show up in August or September and their numbers can grow rapidly. If your lawn appears to be dry and thinning, or you begin seeing brown patches,...

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  • 11
    May

    Low Maintenance Design

    More hardscape, clean and simple designs, properly chosen plants, fewer plants with more room to grow, longer lasting or permanent mulch and Good weed control practices are the ways...

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  • 11
    May

    Caring for New Sod

    Sod has no guarantee, written or implied, except healthy at time of delivery. Sod is a perishable product. I guarantee one thing only about new sod. “It will die...

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  • 11
    May

    Watering New Sod

    New Sod has 4-6hrs once installed before it will begin to die. Exposure to the sun begins to dry the sod immediately. Remember the new sod only has about...

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