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Lawn Care Resources
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.
Before you specify or buy sod for a project, you analyze the site conditions and make a careful choice based on the unique characteristics of a particular turfgrass variety. The success of your project hinges on the ability of that variety to perform as expected. However, contamination from other grasses or weeds could jeopardize the installation, unless you purchase certified turfgrass.
Watching grass grow for more than 20 years, Bob Wolverton of Columbus, Georgia has dedicated his career to the turfgrass and horticulture industry. He currently manages the athletic fields for Columbus State University (CSU), including an 11-acre golf course practice facility along with soccer, baseball, softball and intermural fields.
Although a teenager with a mower and trimmer can manage basic lawn maintenance, it’s important to choose your lawn service wisely and discuss expectations before signing up. Even a national company could scalp your lawn, fertilize incorrectly or overwater, damaging and perhaps killing your grass. Follow our tips and find the right lawn service to keep your lawn looking its best.