Month: January 2019

Installation Spotlight: Cartwright Landscapes

Meet the LandscaperJack Cartwright is not your average landscaper. A graduate of Penn State University, Jack earned a degree from the esteemed institution’s College of Agriculture and went on to launch Cartwright Landscapes in Alpharetta, Georgia in 1988. He has been busy designing, installing and maintaining award winning landscapes throughout the Southeast ever since. About …

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Insect Trials for Better Lawns

Insect Trials for Better Lawns Insects are a major nuisance for homeowners, golf course superintendents and turfgrass growers. In an ongoing partnership with the University of Georgia, NG Turf allocates space on their sod farms for scientists to run insect trials. Their findings lead to deeper knowledge across the industry and more effective management of …

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Extension 101

If you have a landscaping or gardening question, your local or state Cooperative Extension office is bound to have the answers. They offer an impressive range of services, from education to soil testing, year round.

Installing Dormant Sod

Installing Dormant Sod Similar to dormant trees and shrubs, warm-season sod can be successfully installed during the off-season, October through April. And with the proper preparation and care, in some areas it is even possible to successfully establish sod during the winter. Low temperature injury is one of the main problems associated with off-season installations. …

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