19
Sep

Overseeding Your Lawn 101

We’re getting closer to the overseeding process! I am sure many of you reading my blog have started to see perennial ryegrass arriving in stores by the truck full, but we are still a little early. It isn’t too early to start some of the initial prep work, but it is still a little hot to drop seed. I realize that some of you won’t have a choice in the timing of overseeding, but if you do have a choice it is best to wait. Today’s blog is going to give you 10 easy steps on how to overseed and establish a great lawn for the winter. I have also attached a short video on doing so. http://www.youtube.com/ Read the rest of this entry »

Share
Comments Off on Overseeding Your Lawn 101
09
Sep

September Lawn FAQ’s/Lean Horse 100 Race Report/College Football Breakdown

I was looking to put in a lawn this month, but I want it to be green this winter. What are my options?

It is fine to go ahead and put a non overseeded lawn in through October, but it is not a wise decision to overseed your lawn if it was put in at this time of the year because you have not given it enough time to establish itself.

I put my lawn in this summer, is it okay to overseed this season?

Read the rest of this entry »

Share
Comments Off on September Lawn FAQ’s/Lean Horse 100 Race Report/College Football Breakdown
24
Jun

Frequently Asked Summer Lawn Questions/Ultra Running Blog

My beautiful overseeded lawn has turned brown over the last couple weeks. Do I need to apply a fungicide, insecticide, or is this normal?

It is not normal for your entire lawn to go brown at the same time. What you are seeing is the quick die off of the ryegrass. Normally we have a month to two month long gradual transition period and the ryegrass dies slowly and gives way to the bermudagrass or paspalum. This year we had a mild spring and then were blasted with a heat wave causing the ryegrass to shrivel up. If you have a small lawn, lightly rake up the dead material and give the warm season grass a place to grow or lightly verticut to remove the material. I posted a short video on how to verticut last week if you didn’t get a chance to watch it. Read the rest of this entry »

Share
Comments Off on Frequently Asked Summer Lawn Questions/Ultra Running Blog