Lawn Care

Looking for expert lawn care tips and guidance for your home? Whether it’s starting a new lawn from scratch and weed control to turf nutrition and soil amendments, or a quick on “how to” in your yard. In this section, you’ll find plenty of lawn care information.

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What is the One-Third Rule?

Whether you search through lawn forums or YouTube videos, one comment, post, or mention that is sure to pop up is the 1/3 grass cutting rule for lawns. It’s a simple principle where you are ...
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Organic Lawn Care – How To Care For Your Lawn Organically

No matter what your reasoning, switching to an all-organic lawn care program can yield a thick and healthy lawn. Whether you want to limit the toxic pesticides and herbicides, or just want to feed your ...
cool season grass going to seed

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Why Is Your Lawn Going to Seed? Dealing with Stemming

During the middle to late spring, cool-season turfgrasses are in full swing. Soil temps are becoming perfect and outside air temperatures are warming up – your grass is dark green and is looking mint. But ...
Poa Trivialis bunch in cool season lawn

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Poa Trivialis (Poa Triv Control) The Ultimate Guide to Rough Bluegrass

Poa Trivialis Control Poa trivialis (often just called Poa triv) is a weed grass that you definitely don’t want growing in your fescue lawn. Poa trivialis, commonly known as rough bluegrass — and its cousin, ...
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Kelp4less Lawn Care Plan

I’m always open to try new things. I’m constantly learning, too. So for 2021, I decided to do something new and go for an exclusive Kelp4less only lawn care plan. Their products are amazing and ...
Spring Lawn Fertilizer Application

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When Should I Fertilize My Lawn In The Spring?

You’ve prepared your lawns for winter, waited patiently for warmer temps and longer days to roll around, and now finally jumping into your spring lawn care.  So now you may be asking yourself, “When should ...
gray snow mold

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How to Treat Snow Mold in Your Lawns (Typhula blight)

LAWN PHIX PRO TIPS I see a lot of snow mold every year. These circles of matted-down turf and mycelium appear on lawns every March and April after the harsh, cold, and snowy winters of ...
Chilling injury in lawn-leopard spots

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Spotty Leopard Print Patterns On Your Grass? It’s Chilling Injury

Are you seeing brown spots in irregular circular patterns on your lawn? Seeing spotty leopard prints and footprint-like spots in your grass after an early snowstorm or frost conditions? It’s not brown patch or leaf ...
nitrogen-blitz

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What is Nitrogen Blitz?

A popular topic this time of year for cool season lawns is Nitrogen Blitz. This dedicated approach to feeding your lawn in the fall can provide many benefits for the remainder of the growing season. ...
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How To Renovate Your Lawn (A Complete Guide to Full Lawn Renovation)

One of the hardest decisions (and jobs) when it comes to your lawn care plan is deciding whether or not you if need to start all over and do a full lawn renovation. To completely ...
Jonathan Green TurfPro Sodmaker

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How to Choose Grass Seed (Types of Warm & Cool Season Lawn Grass)

To grow a healthy, green lawn, you have to start with the best grass seed for your setting. In fact, grass seed is an umbrella term for many different grass species. Choosing the right type ...
brown-patch

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Brown Patch Lawn Disease (How To Prevent + Treat)

LAWN PHIX PRO TIPS I’ve had two turf-type tall fescue (TTTF) lawns over the past five years and am no stranger to brown patch disease. It is also the most common disease that I encounter ...