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 »

Summertime Tips for Bermudagrass Lawns

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It’s July, it’s hot, and unless you have been one of the fortunate ones to have a pop-up shower lately, it’s pretty dry too.  The temperatures in the upper 90’s, and a heat index approaching 110 degrees is making it pretty rough for our LawnAmerica guys out treating lawns.  It’s making it tough on turfgrasses… Read more »

How Reducing Thatch Can Help Your Lawn

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It’s that time of year again. Time to break out the aerator on warm season turfs like bermudagrass and zoysiagrass. Core aeration, sometimes referred to as core aerification, is a process where a machine makes multiple passes over a lawn, pulling cores of dirt ranging from two to four inches deep and deposits those cores… Read more »

Spring Dead Spot Strikes Again

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After spending almost 20 years in lawn care, you come to realize that there is rarely anything new under the sun.  While every season presents its own unique set of challenges, you can always count on weather to impact how quickly nature wakes up, lawns start to look good,weeds begin to germinate and our infamous… Read more »

Dead spots in your grass last spring?

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Remember those brown spots in your Bermuda grass lawn this past spring? It’s a common lawn disease called Spring Dead Spot, and September through October is the time to help combat the problem with applications of lawn fungicides. Spring Dead Spot is caused by a fungus (known as ophiosphaerella korrae), which infects Bermuda grass roots… Read more »