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Wilted Leaves May Not Need Water
Summer’s heat has settled in, and the afternoon sun can be brutal. Our trees, shrubs and grass often respond by wilting. But step away from the sprinkler! Some wilting does not call for water, and watering in the afternoon may do more harm than good.
Save the Bees!
June 22–28 has been designated National Pollinator Week, a time to learn more about the important role of pollinators in our world and to discover ways to protect them. Bees are the most productive, but flies, wasps, ants, butterflies, moths and bats are also pollinators. Together they help about 75% of all flowering plants move pollen necessary for fertilization, including plants that bear some of our favorite fruits, vegetables and nuts. Unfortunately, pesticides, habitat loss, pollution and other factors have put our pollinators at serious risk.
Celebrating 35 Years on the Family Farm
We’re marking a milestone anniversary, here at NG Turf. Thirty-five years ago, our founder and CEO Aaron McWhorter planted the first seeds that would become not only a thriving sod business, but also a trusted source of information for homeowners and turfgrass pros. Beginning with a small tract of Bermuda grass, NG Turf has grown to become a leading sod producer in the Southeast by focusing on premium product and stellar service.
Homeowner Spotlight: Makeover in Mableton
See before and after shots of a landscaping project in Mableton, GA. The family refreshed a tired lawn with beautiful new Zeon® Zoysia.
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.
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.