1. Transplanting Dormant Turf Grass In Atlanta

    Transplanting dormant turf grass in Atlanta is a common practice and will have quite successful results when done properly.  In fact, the same rules used for normal sodding are used for dormant transplanting.  Successful transplanting of dormant turf grass in Atlanta, depends highly upon proper soil preparation and most importantly preventing desiccation, or the drying out of turf grass roots du…Read More

  2. Winterizing your Atlanta Landscape

    Winterizing your Atlanta landscape is important as colder temperatures are on their way.  Taking the necessary precautions will help prevent lasting winter damages.  According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, we are in for a very cold and wet winter! As the temperatures drop below freezing, remember these helpful tips when winterizing your Atlanta landscape. Mulch trees and shrubs with 2 to 4 inches…Read More

  3. Liming your Newnan Turf

    Liming your Newnan turf is the practice of applying a soil conditioner to reduce the acidity of the soil.  All soils are classified as acidic, neutral, or alkaline.  To determine the acidity of your soil, a soil test must be done.  The degree of acidity or alkalinity is described as a Ph value.  Reducing acidity raises the Ph of the soil, making the soil a more favorable place for turf grass g…Read More

  4. Henbit in Peachtree City Lawns

    Henbit in Peachtree City lawns, is a broad leaf, winter annual weed.  Henbit reproduces solely by seed and begins to germinate in the fall or winter and then remains dormant until spring when it resumes growth and produces more seeds.  This type of winter annual most commonly grows on roadsides, pastures, and unfortunately in your Peachtree City lawn.  Henbit will quickly invade thin, scant tur…Read More

  5. Grass Roots of Peachtree City Turf

    Grass roots of Peachtree City turf are located beneath the soil surface.  The roots of a grass plant are what anchor the plant in place as well as absorbing water and nutrients from the earth.  Turf grass roots are slender but fibrous and branch off into different directions for adequate nutritious absorption.  Root growth is affected by the temperature of the soil, moisture and oxygen levels.…Read More

  6. Root Systems of Atlanta Turf Grass

    There are two different root systems of Atlanta turf grass.  The primary roots, also known as seminal roots, are the first roots to develop as the grass seedling develops into an embryo begin to germinate.  As the embryo matures, the seminal roots absorb water and much needed nutrients from the soil.  These very first roots continue to absorb nutrients for the young plant for one year after ger…Read More

  7. Photosynthesis of Turf Grass in Atlanta

    Photosynthesis of turf grass in Atlanta  is the process in which the grass plant makes its own food materials, known as carbohydrates.   This entire process is enabled by chlorophyll, a molecule present in green plants.  Chlorophyll is what gives “green” plants their green color.  During photosynthesis of turf grass , light energy from the sun is captured by the chlorophyll to carry out a…Read More

  8. Leaves of McDonough Grass

    Leaves of McDonough grass are divided into three different sectors, the sheath, the blade, and the collar region.  The sheath is the portion of the leaf that encases the shoot or stem until is is mature enough to emerge.  The blade is the long and slender piece that grows horizontally away from the main shoot.  The area located on the back side of the plant where the sheath and the leaf come to…Read More

  9. Crowns of Newnan Turf

    Crowns of Newnan turf grass are the most important part of the grass plant.  The “crown” is the center of the grass plants life and the point where all regrowth originates.  The crown is located at the base of the grass plant; about three inches above the soil surface, and connects the roots to the shoots.  The primary function of the crown is to store energy reserves for the grass plant. …Read More

  10. Peachtree City Grass Plant Structure

    There are two distinct systems working within each induvidual Peachtree City grass plant structure.  The roots and leaves of the plant have two very different jobs to manage withing the structure.  The root system absorbs oxygen and nutrients from the soil and then produce carbon dioxide as a waste product.  The roots also absorb nutrients from the leaves which is then stored in the roots expan…Read More