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 »

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

Posted by & filed under drought, fescue seeding, irrigation, lawn care, Organic fertilzer

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 »