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Yesterday I attended a workshop at O.S.U. in Stillwater on Winterkill of Bermudagrass and Spring Dead Spot. Both are big issues now on bermudagrass lawns, so the turfgrass department gave us the latest information on both. Part of the challenges of growing bermudagrass was evident while we were there, wearing jackets in mid-May due to… Read more »

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Yesterday in honor of Earth Day, LawnAmerica participated in our annual Day of Service with the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), of which we are members of. Hundreds of lawn and landscape companies across the nation participated in local service projects in their local communities to demonstrate their love of the outdoors, people, and to highlight… Read more »

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Spring has finally arrived in full force in Tulsa, with trees, shrubs, and lawns coming back to life after a long, cold winter. At least most are coming back. With the droughts we’ve experienced, and then a very cold winter, some trees and shrubs have been damaged, or even killed. My Redbud tree I planted… Read more »

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Bermudagrass is a warm-season grass. It goes dormant and turns brown during mid-fall to protect it against freezing winter temperatures. As spring weather warms the soil, new green growth initiates from the crown and root system of the grass plant. So we typically see some bermudagrass greening up in Tulsa as early as mid to… Read more »

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I should know better. After writing and telling people not to get carried away with scalping their lawns, planting summer annual flowers, and other springtime activities until after the freeze date, I myself allowed myself to get caught up in spring. Last week I bought 11 new tomato plants to plant in some of my… Read more »