Water Restrictions in Atlanta Reduced to Drought Level 1

Good news! Water restrictions in metro Atlanta counties have been reduced from Drought Level 2 to Drought Level 1 – just in time for planting, aeration and overseeding season. The following activities are permitted during the current Drought Level 1 restrictions now in effect for DeKalb, Fulton and Cobb counties ANYTIME during the day: Hand watering with a hose…

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Dead Spots In Zoysia and Bermudagrass

What should you do if patches of dead, bleached-out grass appear in your zoysia or bermudagrass?  And the rest of your grass resumes healthy growth, accentuating the sharp contrast between the diseased area and the healthy area? Unfortunately those Dead Spots are very common in zoysia and bermudagrass in Georgia.  While we offer preventative measures with our warm season…

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Tips on Controlling Crabgrass

When it comes to controlling crabgrass, the keys are prevention and early intervention. By controlling crabgrass in the Spring, you can prevent a bigger crabgrass problem from arising in the summer.  Here are some handy tips on what this tenacious weed is all about, how to prevent and control it.  What is Crabgrass? Aptly named because it “crawls” across…

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Signs You May Have Poor Drainage and How To Fix It

Our unique weather pattern may bring lots of rain and help beautify our landscapes this Spring.  Or, it could be dry.  Either way, we need to fortify your landscape with the right amount of hydration leading up to the hot, dry days of summer. A professional Start-Up and Walk Through for your irrigation system every Spring is important whether or not…

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Fall Aeration and Overseeding

To keep your lawn looking its best, we provide aeration and overseeding for all cool season turfgrass types every Fall. The best time for this treatment is September or October, after the weather has slightly cooled and the seeds have a few weeks to germinate before the first freezing temperatures. Common cool season turfgrass types here in Georgia include fescues,…

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Aerate and Invigorate your Lawn this Spring

Aeration is a great way for Georgia residents to invigorate their warm season turfgrass.  Georgia dirt contains a lot of clay, and it can become very compacted over time – especially if your lawn gets a lot of foot traffic. Popular types of warm season turfgrass include Bermudagrass, Zoysiagrass, St. Augustinegrass and Centipedegrass.  Warm season grass grows best during…

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Top 5 Ways to Prevent Brown Patch in Your Cool Season Turfgrass

Dreaming of the perfect lawn but seeing spots? Brown Patch is the common name for a fungal disease that affects many cool-season grasses in the South such as tall fescue, ryegrass, bluegrass and bentgrass.  Symptoms of brown patch typically appear during periods of high humidity, warmer nighttime temperatures and/or extended periods of rain. Brown patch is the most common…

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