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Summer Lawn Stress

December 12, 2017

If hot summer weather is wearing you down, just think about how your lawn must feel. High temperatures and dry conditions are bad enough for your turf, but add in the insects and diseases that summer always brings, and your lawn could be in need of some serious help. Signs of a stressed lawn Drought […]

Southern Chinch Bugs

December 12, 2017

Southern Chinch Bugs chinch-bugs-300×205 Chinch bugs usually grow to no more than 1/8″ in length. While it may be difficult to think of such small pests as a threat to your lawn, a look at their reproductive habits makes their dangerous potential very clear. Up to seven generations of chinch bugs are possible per season, […]

Mowing/Watering Tips

December 12, 2017

Does your lawn need water? A symptom indicating that your lawn needs water is loss of green color. When you walk across the lawn, the grass remains flattened in the footprints. The inability to penetrate the soil with a screwdriver indicates dry soil. How much water is enough? Winter: 1″ of water if no precipitation […]

Lawn Fertilization

December 12, 2017

What’s in fertilizer, anyway? Fertilizer contains three primary nutrients: nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. Nitrogen promotes strong color and top growth, phosphorus stimulates root development, and potassium helps with disease resistance and water retention. GroGreen recommends going heavy on the fertilizer this fall. When spring arrives, you’ll be glad we did!

Brown Patch Fungus

December 12, 2017

Brown patch is a powerful fungus disease that infects the grass blades and stems nearest the soil. Usually, affected turf exhibits rings or circular patches of brown, blighted grass. These patches can range in size from a few inches to several feet in diameter. In severely affected areas, the patches can converge so that there […]

Getting the Best of Broadleaf Weeds

December 6, 2017

Regular Maintenance Goes a Long Way dandelion_square Dandelion, chickweed, ground ivy, henbit, knotweed, plantain, thistle…all sorts of broadleaf weeds will soon be making an appearance in our lawns. It would be great if we could eliminate these pests once and for all. The thing is, they create a lot of seeds, so complete elimination isn’t […]

Modified Stage 3 Watering Restrictions

December 6, 2017

With most communities restricted to watering twice per month, we realize that you are limited to how often you can water your lawn and landscape. The instructions below are a guideline for watering during this time. By measuring the amount of water and using multiple watering cycles during your water day, you can maximize the […]