1. Caring for Your Lawn

    Spring will be here before you know it, and nothing will make your neighbors more envious than seeing your green and weed free lawn. However, this cannot happen on its own. With preparation and routine maintenance your lawn will become the talk of the neighborhood. In a good way of course! The majority of lawns in our area are warm season grasses including Bermuda and Zoysia turf types. If you are…Read More

  2. Atlanta, Georgia Melting Out

    In Atlanta, Georgia, melting out, also known as leaf spot, is a common lawn disease that affects both warm and cool season turf grasses.  This type of lawn disease commonly effects golf greens, athletic fields, and home lawns with damage usually occurring during late spring through early winter.  Melting out disease is easily identifiable by the purplish to black colored lesions with tan centers…Read More

  3. Atlanta, Georgia, Wild Violets

    In Atlanta, Georgia, wild violets are a broadleaf perennial weed typically found in the moist, shady areas of your lawn.  This type of lawn weed can be found in both warm season and cool season turf grasses.  Wild violets are easily identified by their heart shaped leaves that come to point.  They flower during the spring, ranging in color from light blue to deep purple.  To some the wild viol…Read More

  4. Atlanta, Georgia Spring Dead Spot

    In Atlanta, Georgia spring dead spot is a tenacious and damaging lawn disease that affects the root system of your home lawn, golf courses, and athletic fields.  This type of lawn disease usually only affects bermuda turf but will occasionally infect zoysia lawns as well.  The initial infection starts in the late fall when conditions are cool and moist.  Unfortunately though, symptoms are not v…Read More

  5. Common Knotweed in Atlanta, Georgia

    Common knotweed is an annual broadleaf weed in Atlanta, Georgia commonly seen after heavy spring rains.  Common knotweed, also known as wiregrass or wire weed due the wire like branches that grow flat from a central taproot, spreading out from the center in a dense circular pattern.  This type of weed thrives in poor and compacted soils and is often found on roadsides, home lawn and gardens and …Read More

  6. Green By Spring in Atlanta, Georgia

    Do you have a lawn project or sports venue you need green by spring in Atlanta, Georgia?  While planting dormant sod during this weather is risky business, it can be done successfully!  Sodding during dormancy actually gives your lawn a head start on being green by spring. To ensure successful green up, first make sure that the sod being transplanted is completely dormant to avoid damage to the …Read More

  7. Atlanta Lawn Fall Weed Control

    It’s that time again!  Cooler weather is officially on its way and now is the time for Atlanta lawn fall weed control.  Weed treatments are not just for the summer months, weeds grow just as prominently in your Atlanta turf in the fall as they do the summer.  Weeds compete with the turf grass for sunlight, water, space, and nutrients.  Any unwanted plant growing in your turf is considered a …Read More

  8. Atlanta Lawn Diseases

    Atlanta lawn diseases such as spring dead spot disease are highly destructive to bermudagrass.  There are a few different fungi responsible for the development of spring dead spot disease that attacks the roots of the turf during the fall and winter months.  Though this initial attack does not kill the turf it does make the bermudagrass more vulnerable to freezing damage, making spring dead spot…Read More

  9. Atlanta Lawn Fairy Rings

    Atlanta lawn fairy rings are a common occurrence, especially during seasons of rainy weather.  Fairy rings are mushrooms that develop in a ring or arc in the lawn that are caused by several different soil inhabiting fungi.  There are only a few fungi associated with the development of fairy rings that produce toxic substances that accumulate in the soil and kill the turf grass.  Atlanta lawn fa…Read More

  10. Fire Ants in Atlanta Lawns

    Fire Ants in Atlanta Lawns can be a real problems.  The red imported fire ants build mounds in the open areas of your Atlanta turf, often times near a stump or concrete.  They can also form a mound in or under a building.  The red imported fire ant communities are made up of diverse “groups”.  Each group has a distinct role for the survival of the colony.  Worker ants feed and protect the…Read More