Lawn Care Resources

Zoysia varieties

Choosing the Best Zoysia Grass

If you long for a lush, soft lawn, where you can walk barefoot and the kids can roll around and play, Zoysia offers a great choice. This dense grass thrives in warm Southern temperatures and requires less maintenance than most other varieties. Several Zoysia hybrids have been cultivated for enhanced performance and aesthetics. Read more to explore the options and choose the best grass for your dream lawn.

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Protecting Grass During Drought

Rarely do we get through a summer without a dry spell or two. Many parts of our region are currently experiencing dry to abnormally dry weather, especially areas northwest and southeast of Atlanta. Since your grass is more susceptible to damage when it’s dry, follow these tips to keep your lawn green and healthy, even during drought.

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wilting sunflowers

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.

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Control Raccoons, Armadillos, Squirrels and Other Critters

When you think about sharing your home, people and pets come to mind, but we also share our outdoor spaces with a variety of wildlife, including racoons, armadillos, opossums, moles, voles, squirrels and chipmunks. Occasionally this wildlife interrupts our enjoyment of human habitats — spilling trash cans, clashing with pets, and even damaging our lawns. Here are some easy tips to minimize critter conflict.

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diseased lawn, dollar spots

Dollar Spot: Prevention and Control

Dollar spot is one of the most prevalent diseases affecting turfgrasses in our region. And it’s a costly blight as well. Landscapers, golf course superintendents and other turfgrass professionals spend more money on chemicals to control dollar spot than any other disease.

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