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A Thanksgiving Meal for Your Cool-season Lawn!

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A Thanksgiving Meal  for Your Cool-season Lawn!
Mid November- it’s the time when thoughts turn to Thanksgiving dinner, visits, and even the upcoming winter. It's also a great time to think about giving a nice “meal” to your cool-season lawn as your “thanks” for turning so nice and green again. A good “meal” now and your lawn will reward you with strength and beauty in 2014. All turfgrasses should be fertilized during their most active period of growth. For warm-season grasses such as zoysia, tha...
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Posted in: Fall | Tags: fertilizing , lawns , cool season lawns | Comments (0) | View Count: (1374)

Fresh Air for You and Your Lawn

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Fresh Air for You and Your Lawn
Fall is a great time to enjoy a breath of fresh air.  It’s also a great time to provide the same for your cool-season turfgrasses.  You can provide that breath of fresh air by core aerating your lawn. Core aerating is a lawn maintenance practice that is best done on grasses when they are beginning their most active period of growth.  Cool-season grasses are best done in the early fall. Aerification of warm season grasses should be done in late May or early June. The core ...
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Posted in: Summer | Tags: Core aerating , lawns , cool season lawns | Comments (0) | View Count: (1552)
Now's the Time to start Your Cool-season Lawn Maintenance
Now is the ideal time to take a good look at our turf and determine what lawn maintenance practices are needed to nurse your lawn back to health and beauty.  Fall is the ideal time to plant or renovate a cool-season lawn. The extent and type of renovation needed will depend on an analysis of the amount of desirable turf that is still present in your lawn. This linked Kemper Factsheet on turfgrass renovation will guide you thru the steps needed to “bring back the green”...
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Posted in: Summer | Tags: turf , lawns , cool season lawns | Comments (0) | View Count: (2046)
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