Daily Courage

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Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well. -Robert Louis Stevenson Well it’s Veterans Day. That means I have something to write about and get to dump my feelings out onto my computer screen. I’m not going to lie, this post has been hard for me to… Read more »

Freeze!

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Looking at the weather right now, it looks like we will get our first big freeze either Thursday night or Friday night. If you haven’t already started the never ending leaf raking, you’re about to start. Bermuda will be done growing for the season and it might look like a big maze in your yard… Read more »

Is it time to put the mower away for the year yet?

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With the warm fall we’ve had in Oklahoma, we’ve been mowing lawns a lot deeper into the season.  The grass will be slowing down soon though with bermudagrass and zoysiagrass going into winter dormancy. Those of you with fescue yards can’t ditch the mowing just yet, this time of year is when fescue thrives in the cool season.  If you… Read more »

Fall Fertilization

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Now that summer is finally fading away (hopefully), now is the time to fertilize cool-season tall fescue to strengthen plant and turf roots so that it comes out strong next spring. Late fall is the most important fertilization of the season for fescue. As the warm season turf is slowing down and ready to go dormant,… Read more »

Deep Root Fertilization

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Do we really need to fertilize our trees too? If you live anywhere other than undeveloped countryside, the answer is yes! However, it’s easy to understand why this service can be overlooked by homeowners when anyone can look out in the country at all the healthy, beautiful native trees growing fine on their own. For… Read more »