Archive for March 2018

Caring for your new Lawn

New Lawn: Give your new sod  water immediately after it is installed. Run each cycle for about 15 min and then run the cycles AGAIN to give it a really good deep watering – another 20-30 minutes on each zone.  When finished, the sod should be “squishy wet.” Water your new sod 2-3 times during…

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Top 5 Tips for Keeping your Lawn Green

Every homeowner wants to impress the neighbors with a luscious green lawn. No matter what time of year it is, here are some useful tips to keeping your grass healthy and beautiful. 1. Water Wisely Established grass needs 1-1.5 inches of water in the spring and fall, but up to 2.5 inches in the heat…

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Lawn Maintenance

Fertilizer Guide: When temperatures are fairly cool and your lawn is dry, apply fertilizer that is applicable to your soil and climate. Check with your local nursery or garden center for what works best. Make sure you read the application instructions multiple times to know how much to apply and how often. For best results,…

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Caring for your new Lawn

New Lawn: Lightly sprinkle water on the bare soil as you install your new sod. This will cool the soil providing a better environment for new, tender roots of the sod. Using a hose, water each piece of sod within 15 minutes of being laid on the soil. Give your new sod one inch of…

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Watering and Lawn Care Guide

Watering and Lawn care guide: Prepare your site before receiving your sod. Pre-spread a fertilizer in the sod area before laying. This will help the root system of the sod to get nutrients immediately after it has been planted. For best results, stay off your new sod for two weeks. Stagger the sod joints in…

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Sod Preparation

SOD Preparation Guide: Soil prep is very important in the success of the sod and establishing a lawn. Soil preparation can only be done once before laying your sod. Follow these guidelines to increase your success with sod. Clear all weeds and debris from area. The use of Round-Up or other weed killers to remove…

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