Poa Annua or Annual Bluegrass is a ugly, difficult to control, winter annual weed in your Atlanta dormant bermuda lawn. This weed spreads millions for seeds each year that can infest a lawn if not treated. That being said, lawn care companies for years could never get good control of this weed no matter what we did, because the weed controls available did next to nothing to control them. Over the past 10 years weed controls have improved and we typically get 6 months worth of pre-emergent control. Now you might say that is pretty good, right?
Even though we have had a few warm days lately in Cumming, Georgia be cautious about scalping your lawn too early. We can still get a heavy frost until April. Scalping your lawn too early could damage the turf if we get a freeze.
Scalping your lawn is the process of removing all the old brown winter foliage. Scalping is relatively easy, but messy.
July is largely a time to rest when it comes to your yard work. If it’s getting really hot, your lawn may be strained, and it is not a good time for fertilizer, aeration, or reseeding. It’s okay to relax! However, there are still a few things that need to be maintained during the blazing hot summer days.
The telltale sign of a lawn with a dog is the yellow spots burned into the grass. Dogs have urine that is acidic, high in nitrogen, and it is often concentrated. Here are a few tips to keep your lawn green without getting rid of your beloved pooch.
Many homeowners in Marietta and Roswell, Georgia do their best to maintain a nice looking, healthy lawn that is at least as green as their neighbors. Everyone has their mowing schedules and their timed sprinklers set up to help with the upkeep, but what other lawn services could make a big impact on the health and beauty of your lawn?
A wormy yard is an indicator that there’s good soil afoot. A common misconception about these slimy wrigglers is that they eat dirt, but they actually eat organic matter present in soil. That means a yard that has a higher amount of nutrients in its soil will probably be extra wormy.
Pulling weeds can feel good and feel very productive the first few times you get out there and get your hands dirty, but it is a chore that gets old rather quickly. The best way to get rid of weeds is to prevent them from taking hold in your lawn and garden. Saves you time, money, and effort if you an limit how many start growing in the first place. There are a few tricks and tips to follow that can help you minimize weeds’ ability to take over your lawn, get started with the following suggestions!