Often overlooked, aeration plays an important role in maintaining a healthy lawn. And this year, more than ever, our lawns could use the help. A hot, dry fall followed by a wet winter and spring have led to a patchy start for many warm-season grasses. If your lawn is struggling to green up, it may be time to aerate.
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.
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.