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 »

Pumpkin Spice & Fescue Seed

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I took a stroll through the store last night and was reminded that fall is just around the corner. How is that, you ask? Everything from coffee, cookies, and cereals all the way to air fresheners and body washes were flavored or scented in pumpkin spice.  Don’t get me wrong; pumpkin spice has its place,… Read more »

Summertime Tips for Fescue Lawns

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We talked in our last blog about how to properly care for warm-season turf.  Today we want to look at the other side of the spectrum and talk about cool season grass, or more specifically about fescue. As you might suspect a grass such as fescue that is part of the cool-season family of grasses… Read more »

Caring for Fescue in the Summer

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Fescue Lawns are some of the best looking lawns during the spring in this part of the country.  This year has been no exception.  The cooler than normal spring helped this cool-season grass maintain it’s health and vigor into the start of summer.  However, our sudden turn to July-like temperatures and higher humidities has the… Read more »

Two Factors in Fescue Seeding Success

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It’s been very dry in Oklahoma for the past six weeks, making watering your lawn much more important. And if we’ve seeded fescue grass, proper watering is even more important. We’ve prepared the soil with good aeration. We’ve applied a good starter fertilizer, organic soil amendment, and this year, an insecticide to help prevent armyworms…. Read more »