Tucking Your Lawnmower in for the Winter

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With the warm fall we’ve had in Oklahoma, we’ve been mowing lawns a lot deeper into the season.  The grass will be slowing down soon though with bermudagrass and zoysiagrass going into winter dormancy.  If you are done mowing for the year, it’s a good idea to service your mower before putting it away for… Read more »

Fall Fertilization on Fescue

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The last days of summer have faded away, so 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. So with the R7 Late Fall Treatment on fescue, we provide… Read more »

Fescue Seeding Success

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We are about to wrap up the window of opportunity for seeding tall fescue in Oklahoma lawns now that we are into October. It’s best to seed fescue from mid-September to about mid-October, allowing for the seed to germinate and grow some before winter sets in. Then as the warm spring weather hits in March… Read more »

Armyworms in Tulsa area…But Don’t Freak Out!

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For the past few weeks, we’ve had sporadic Armyworm problems in the Tulsa area. The Fall Armyworm can be a devastating insect problem during some years, usually in late summer to early fall. Several years ago we had a significant problem in late August, but nothing like the “Great Armyworm invasion” of 2002 I believe… Read more »