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Proper Care for New Sod

Many homeowners have been using their extra time at home to improve their landscapes. We know because we’ve heard from folks with questions about caring for new sod. Proper care for new sod starts sooner than you might think — while it’s still being installed. Follow these tips to get your beautiful new lawn off to a strong start.

brown patches of grass

How to Repair Bare Patches in Your Lawn

Now that the growing season is fully under way and dormant yards have turned green, any dead patches or bare spots will be obvious. If you have problem areas that require attention this spring, this guide will lead you step by step through using sod to restore your lawn to its former green glory.

types of Bermuda

Choosing the Best Bermuda Grass

Bermuda grass thrives in warm climates and tolerates a wide range of conditions and uses, making it a popular choice for lawns here in the South. Despite its name, the variety originated in Africa, more than 150 years ago. Since then, several hybrids have been developed for enhanced performance, with the durability to withstand even heavy traffic on sports fields. To find the right Bermuda grass for your lawn, let’s take a look at the identifying features and care requirements.

Lawn Care Tips from Grass Pro Bob Wolverton

April is National Lawn Care Month. While most homeowners care for an acre or two of grass in our lawns, Bob Wolverton maintains an 11-acre golf facility and sports fields at Columbus State University in Columbus, GA. The grass he grows not only has to look great, but has to perform well, too. He shares some of his insider knowledge to help keep our home lawns looking their best this month and all year long.