The Dallisgrass Problem

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Dallisgrass clumps in bermudagrass Dallisgrass is one of the most troubling and challenging weeds now in Oklahoma. It’s a perennial grassy weed, often grows in clumps, with big broad leaves. If allowed to grow to produce seedheads, without timely mowing, it produces tall gangly looking seedheads with spiklets shooting out at the ends. Dallisgrass has… Read more »

Dog On It!

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Walking across a bermudagrass lawn recently, I noticed these small burned looking or brown areas in the turf, surrounded by a dark green halo. Many may think this is some type of turf disease, such as Spring Dead Spot. Or some may think that fertilizer or something was spilled in the spot. It is actually… Read more »

Why Fertilize Lawns?

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Bermudagrass, zoysiagrass, and fescue are the three main grass types found in Tulsa and Oklahoma City area lawns. And for these turf types to grow into a thick, healthy, green turf, fertilization is a key component. Bermudagrass especially loves nitrogen, the main component in fertilizer, so it needs to be applied several times during the… Read more »