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Watering Routine

Knowing When to Water Your Lawn Water deeply 2-3 times per week, rather than daily.  Watering daily will give your grass a shallow root system.  Shallow root systems dry out fast and weaken your turf.  Watering deeply 3 times per week will give your grass a deep root system, making it stronger and more drought-resistant….

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Knowing When To Mow and Proper Height.

Mowing turf at the proper height is vital to lawn health, but ideal height varies based on grass type, time of year, and growing conditions. Grass requires more frequent mowing during its peak growth period. The most important mowing rule is never to remove more than one-third of the leaf surface at any one mowing….

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Aeration

Aeration (Core Plug Aeration) Core plug aeration removes plugs (consisting of both soil and thatch) from the lawn and creates holes in the soil. The plugs are left on the surface of the lawn as they have micro organisms and nutrients in them that nourish the lawn. Over time, usually 2-3 weeks, the plugs will…

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Lawn Fertilization

For southern grasses including: St. Augustine, Bermuda and Zoysia FERTILIZE – four times a year: Late February-Early March – apply a simple 15-5-10 for an early green-up. Most companies that make slow-release fertilizers also make a non slow-release 15-5-10 that provides for a quick two-week green up before we get to the heart of the…

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