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Don’t get slimed. Stop overwatering.

Don’t get slimed. Stop overwatering. Hot, dry weather like we’ve experienced recently can lead some homeowners to overwater their lawns. In the following article, originally published in the CAES News at the University of Georgia, Coopoerative Extension Turfgrass Specialist Clint Walz outlines an unwanted result of overwatering—slimy algae that can be difficult to control. The …

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Landscaper Spotlight: Carson McElheney

Photography by Emily Followill Meet the Landscaper Award-winning landscape architect Carson McElheney hails from Atlanta where he founded a company that now employs four additional landscape architects and a field staff of 15 men and women. He and his team design and implement a wide variety of projects across the Southeast, from half-acre residential lawns and …

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Beware the Caterpillar Invasion

This time of year it’s important to keep an eye out for two pests that often invade Georgia lawns. Both fall armyworms and sod webworms are veracious caterpillars that can infiltrate in large numbers and damage your grass. Armed with information about how to find and annihilate them, you can keep your lawn healthy and …

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When and How Much to Water the Lawn

When and How Much to Water the LawnUnless you irrigate from a well or other private source, watering the lawn can be an expensive enterprise, especially during hot, dry summers. Watering efficiently will save you money in the long run, and will also help during dry spells when communities often restrict water usage. The goal …

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