Daily Courage

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Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well. -Robert Louis Stevenson Well it’s Veterans Day. That means I have something to write about and get to dump my feelings out onto my computer screen. I’m not going to lie, this post has been hard for me to… Read more »

Freeze!

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Looking at the weather right now, it looks like we will get our first big freeze either Thursday night or Friday night. If you haven’t already started the never ending leaf raking, you’re about to start. Bermuda will be done growing for the season and it might look like a big maze in your yard… Read more »

Fall Fertilization

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Now that summer is finally fading away (hopefully), now is the time to fertilize cool-season tall fescue to strengthen plant and turf roots so that it comes out strong next spring. Late fall is the most important fertilization of the season for fescue. As the warm season turf is slowing down and ready to go dormant,… Read more »

Deep Root Fertilization

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Do we really need to fertilize our trees too? If you live anywhere other than undeveloped countryside, the answer is yes! However, it’s easy to understand why this service can be overlooked by homeowners when anyone can look out in the country at all the healthy, beautiful native trees growing fine on their own. For… Read more »

When Should I Seed My Fescue Lawn?

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With summer winding down and fall right around the corner, we are starting up our fall fescue seeding program and sending out the seeding crews this week. The window for this service generally falls between mid-September to mid-October. That allows the seed to germinate and grow some before winter sets in. The more time the… Read more »

So Many Acorns, So Little Time…

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I have a beautiful oak tree in my front yard that has recently become the neighborhood gathering spot for what seems to be all of the local squirrels.  They are attempting to enjoy the abundance of acorns the oak tree has produced this year, many of which have already dropped despite still being green. For… Read more »

Pumpkin Spice & Fescue Seed

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I took a stroll through the store last night and was reminded that fall is just around the corner. How is that, you ask? Everything from coffee, cookies, and cereals all the way to air fresheners and body washes were flavored or scented in pumpkin spice.  Don’t get me wrong; pumpkin spice has its place,… Read more »

Summertime Tips for Fescue Lawns

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We talked in our last blog about how to properly care for warm-season turf.  Today we want to look at the other side of the spectrum and talk about cool season grass, or more specifically about fescue. As you might suspect a grass such as fescue that is part of the cool-season family of grasses… Read more »