1. Spring Dead Spot

    Spring Dead Spot is a prevalent disease in Bermuda grass; it can be very persistent and destructive. It is caused by harsh winters where Bermuda has been exposed to freezing temperatures for extended periods of time. It may also be observed in Zoysia grass, although less frequently. It especially occurs in turf with a heavy thatch layer or turf that is three to six years old. As the turf comes out…Read More

  2. Overseeding Your Fescue Lawn

    Summer is winding down and fall is on the way.  For Fescue lawns it is the perfect time of year to begin preparations for aerating and overseeding. Tall Fescue is a cool season turfgrass, so re-establishing areas of the lawn that have declined from the summer heat can be done by this process.  Unlike other grasses in the Metro Atlanta area, Fescue does not have rhizomes or stolons. Without these…Read More

  3. Why Core Aeration?

    Core aeration removes plugs of soil from the lawn allowing oxygen, water, and nutrients to penetrate into the soil. Core aeration breaks up the compaction of soil, which can result from heavy traffic such as kids playing on the lawn, pets being active on the lawn, or from your heavy mower packing down the soil each time you mow. Turf that is not core-aerated once a year may also be crowned with a …Read More

  4. Core Aeration Benefits for your Atlanta Turf

    Core Aeration Benefits for your Atlanta Turf Increases grass root durability Enhanced water uptake Improved fertilizer intake and use Excess water runoff is reduced Soil compaction is greatly reduced Enhances heat and drought tolerance Aides in breaking down thatch Improved air interchange between soil and atmosphere…Read More

  5. Newnan Lawn Secret: Core Aeration

    I’m going to let you in on a Newnan lawn secret: core aeration!  Core aeration is the process of “poking” holes into the soil and removing plugs of compacted soil.  Soil compaction is caused by foot travel, playing, and normal environmental stresses such as rain.  When the soil beneath your turf grass is compacted water, oxygen and nutrients can not reach the grass roots.  Core aeration …Read More