Winter’s Final Blast

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Old man winter decided to give us one final blast of cold air this morning, just to remind us that he will be back I guess. For people trying to grow grass or get an early start on their summer gardens, it’s just another reminder of who is in charge, and it’s really not us!… Read more »

A Great Weekend to Fertilize

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Nitrogen (N) is what we call a primary nutrient in the turf world. This means that along with the other two primary nutrients, phosphorus (P) and potassium (K), it is the soil nutrient most needed for good turf health and growth. Every bag of fertilizer will have three numbers on it, such as 10-20-10, which… Read more »

Too Soon to Scalp

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After a long, cold winter, I know it is tempting to go out on a warm sunny weekend and scalp your bermudagrass lawn now. Or, your mower may want to scalp your lawn. After all, they want to get going and get busy also. While it is just fine to cut off the rough edges… Read more »

Thank You Very Much

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You can thank me for the recent rains we've had in Tulsa. Sure enough, every time we send aout a mass letter to all of our lawncare customers in Tulsa about a drought and the need to irrigate their lawns, it rains a bunch by the time they actually recieve the letter. After a long,… Read more »

Don’t Try This at Home

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Ornamental grasses are a great addition to the Tulsa landscape. Perennial summer grasses such as pampus grass, zebra grass, fountain grass, switch grass, maiden grass, and feather reed grass are some of my favorites. Annual fountain grass is a nice fast-growing grass with a reddish maroon color, but it will not survive the winters as… Read more »