What’s in a Seed Label?

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Now that fall is in sight, it’s time to be thinking and scheduling your fall fescue overseeding. Tall Fescue is a cool-season grass, that will grow in semi-shade areas where bermudagrass and zoysiagrass will not do well. It stays green pretty much all season, so some folks like to have it in full sun also,… Read more »

Should I Overseed My Fescue?

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Every year around this time, we start see little glimmers of fall on the horizon.  You start to notice mornings being a little bit cooler or the sight of kids in their new clothes waiting on the school bus each morning.  Football begins to take over weekend schedules and inevitably the question about whether I… Read more »

Summertime Aeration

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Summer is a great time to aerate a bermudagrass or zoysiagrass lawn in Oklahoma. The root system on these warm season grasses is very active during the warmth of summer, so roots will absorb oxygen from the soil efficiently and new turf roots will grow into the new holes in the soil made by the… Read more »

Caring for Fescue in the Summer

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It’s July, it’s hot, and it’s pretty dry also.  With temperatures in the 90’s and breaking 100 degrees this week, it’s pretty rough not only on outdoor workers such as the LawnAmerica guys treating lawns, it’ tough on the turf also. Fescue is a cool-season grass, which is obviously not the case now in Oklahoma. … Read more »

Bermudagrass…..the Preferred Turf for Oklahoma

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Bermudagrass, or Cynodon dactylon as my college professor would call it, is the most common turf type in Oklahoma lawns. Bermudagrass is warm-season, sun-loving grass, drought tolerant, wear tolerant, and fairly easy to grow. It’s usually established by sodding, laying rolls of existing turf on bare soil, to establish a lawn quickly. Certain varieties can… Read more »