26
May

Paspalum Growers–Watch Your Water!!!

I have started to notice some lawns where it is evident that the paspalum is being overwatered.  It’s contributing to some small brown areas in the lawn that rapidily increase in size if not handled properly.  Remember that paspalum is a very rhizonomous grass, and gets all its strength and energy from the roots.  If you overwater it makes for a short root system and weakens the plant.  Read the rest of this entry »

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26
May

Summer is the perfect time to put in your new lawn!

While many of us are dreading the summer heat, your summer grass is actually looking forward to it!   Bermuda, paspalum, and St. Augustine grasses do very well in the warmer climates, while fescue and blue/rye thrives in the cooler climates of northern California and Arizona.  Grasses flourish on temperatures that range from 90-105 degrees for warm season lawns, and 65-85 for cool season grasses. Read the rest of this entry »

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14
May

Give your grass at least 100 days!

I know it has been a different year with the cooler than normal spring and our grass is slower to transition than normal, but it’s never too early to start thinking ahead and have a plan for the future of your lawn. Read the rest of this entry »

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07
May

Attributes of a seashore paspalum lawn

After the segment on “Good Morning Arizona” yesterday,  we received several questions about paspalum.  Most of them were asking if it’s right for everyone’s lawns or just select locations.  I am going to give the bullet points to paspalum here today, and then if you have any additional questions please email me.  Read the rest of this entry »

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06
May

Jay Danek and "The Garden Guy" talk sod on today's "Good Morning Arizona"

Check out our “Mr. Wise Grass” with Dave “The Garden Guy” on today’s “Good Morning Arizona!”  Find out more about seashore paspalum, and why it might be the perfect lawn for you. Read the rest of this entry »

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05
May

Transition for warm season grasses

I am often questioned about what the grass on your Arizona lawn should look like during the transition period.  Below are some pictures of our turf test plots with non-overseeded plots on the left and overseeded plots on the right. Read the rest of this entry »

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05
May

Watch our "Mr. Wise Grass" Jay Danek w/ the Garden Guy 2morrow on channel 3!

Jay will be on “Good Morning Arizona” tomorrow w/ Dave Owens “The Garden Guy” @ 9:15 Thursday, May 6th.  Jay and Dave will be talking about seashore paspalum sod and the benefits to the environment.  Find out if it is the right lawn for you!  It’s on channel 3.   You won’t want to miss it! Read the rest of this entry »

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