Lawn Tips for Home Owners

7 Reasons to Plant a Lawn

  Many homeowners are considering removing their lawns in favor of what they perceive to be a more water wise xeriscape. However, several research studies have been conducted recently that have helped us realize that there are a number of reasons why we should...

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April is National Lawn Care Month

Survey Says: Americans Love their Yards and they are Important to a Home’s Resale Value According to an online survey commissioned by the National Association of Landscape Professionals and conducted by Harris Poll in May 2015, eighty-three percent of Americans think...

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Best Methods for Repairing Bare Spots in Your Lawn

  Fall, Winter and Spring are great times to patch in areas of sod or establish a whole new sod lawn in California. So if you are thinking of a new lawn or patching in some bare areas, NOW is the time to start working and planning! It might seem weird to do yard...

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Controlling Common Weeds in Your Lawn

Eventually weeds will be a problem in every lawn. Keeping your lawn lush and healthy helps choke many weeds out. If you do get a weed infestation, take quick action. Once a weed population spreads, it is more visible in your yard and harder to eradicate.

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Summer Lawn Care

Believe it or not, the summer months are toughest on our lawns – especially in hot, Inland California climates. Maintaining your lawn’s healthy green color and thickness takes a little bit more effort in the summer than it does in cooler weather. We’ve compiled a few...

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Best Types of Grass for Dogs

Between potty time and play time, dogs can be especially hard on grass. While no grass variety is completely 100% resistant to the ravages of Rover, there are a few types of grasses that recover quickly from urine burning or digging. Grasses that use a stolon or...

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Proper Mowing Height for Your Lawn

The height at which you mow your lawn not only varies by the variety of grass you have in your yard, but also can determine how much water is needed to maintain its fullest green color all through the spring and summer.

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Spring Lawn Care

Spring is a great time to give your lawn a shot in the arm to keep it looking healthy and green through the summer.  Lawn varieties that go dormant in the winter such as Bermuda and St. Augustine will begin to green up. Fescue turf will begin to grow more aggressively...

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Winter Lawn Care

The most common lawn type is Fescue turf grass which stays green year-round in most California climates. Fescue growth slows down in the winter, decreasing the need for mowing to once every two or three weeks instead of every week.

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7 Reasons to Plant a Lawn

With low rainfall numbers over the past few years in California bringing about drought conditions, many homeowners are considering removing their lawns in favor of what they perceive to be a more water wise xeriscape. However, several research studies have been conducted recently that have helped us realize…

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Autumn Lawn Care

Fall is a great time to think about preparing your lawn for the spring – before the weather turns too cold. Most people assume that with the cooler temperatures approaching, lawn care can take a back seat to other things happening in the yard. This isn’t exactly true....

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Finding the Best Seed

Our team of Managers and Sales Reps recently made a trip to the Willamette Valley in Oregon to learn more about the process it takes to bring sod quality turf seed to plant in our fields. Larry LeMay, our District Manager and seed buyer, makes this same trip every...

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Spring Lawn Care

Spring is a time of new beginnings and a reminder to look on the positive, thankful side of life whenever possible. Most California lawns look great this spring with all the rain we got over the winter. Here are some tips to take care of your lawn this season.

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Winter Turf Update

The picture below of Interstate 80 in the Lake Tahoe area shows we have some good snowpack in the mountains! In spite of record January snowfall, it is apparent some water restrictions will continue. So Landscapers, Architects and Maintenance staff should look at...

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Caring for Your Lawn in the Winter

With colder weather of winter, the care of turfgrass change dramatically from the hot summer months. Here are a few highlights for those living in the majority of California

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Do Native Grasses Save Water?

Some California turf and seed growers have promoted water-saving Native Grasses during the recent drought. While these varieties have a “native” look when not mowed, a recent UC Riverside study casts serious doubt on the water savings claim for these varieties.

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Getting Rid of Unwanted Bermuda Grass

Bermuda grass is water conservative and a great surface for sports fields, golf courses, parks and high traffic yards. However, some people prefer the year-round green of Fescue turfgrass.

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Installation Time Lapse

I am involved with a soccer program at our church. We have grown from 120 kids four years ago to this fall we will hit 620! We need all the field space we can get so we recently renovated a Fescue turf area that had poor drainage

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Disease in Fescue Turfgrass

My neighbor and I were chatting recently when I noticed his lawn had some dying spots. He thought it was lack of water and had cranked up the minutes on his irrigation controller.

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