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 Bahiagrass and bermudagrass

Bahiagrass roots, Paspalum notatum
Argentine bahiagrass roots systems are dense and strong even for a turfgrass.

Bermuda sprigging on green
Sprigging is slightly slower than sodding, but produces a better putting surface.

Bermudagrass bowling green, Sydney, Australia
Bermudagrass aka couch bowling green, Sydney, Australia

Bermudagrass golf green, Palm Beach County, Florida
Bermudagrass golf green, Palm Beach County, Florida.

Bicycle sod
Transporting sod on a bicycle can be made easier if you do not have too far to drive.

Brownpatch disease of St. Augustinegrass caused by Rhizoctonia solani
Brownpatch disease of St. Augustinegrass caused by Rhizoctonia solani

Caryopses or seeds of goosegrass, Eleusine indica

Clover, Trifolium
Clovers can be extremely difficult to eradicate from turf areas.

Coconut palm and St. Augustinegrass
Coconut palm and St. Augustinegrass turf lawn BCC, Davie, Florida.

Crowfootgrass, Dactyloctenium aegypticum, three inflorescences showing digitate racemes
Crowfootgrass, Dactyloctenium aegypticum, three inflorescences showing digitate racemes

Dormant buffalograss, Buchloe dactyloides, and Kentucky bluegrass, Poa pratensis
Color of winter turf differs between cool season C3 grass and warm season C4 grass

Dragonfly on grass

Electro-mechanical irrigation time clock and controller
Electro-mechanical irrigation time clock and controller

Emerald zoysiagrass at EPCOT
A low carpet of zoysiagrass is suitable to move large numbers of people without stopping.

Fertilization pattern

First instar nymph of southern chinch bug, Blissus insularis
First instar nymph of southern chinch bug, Blissus insularis.

Floratam St. Augustinegrass home lawn
Floratam St. Augustinegrass home lawn in Jacaranda area, Plantation, Broward County, Florida.

Floratam and Bitterblue St. Augustinegrass varieties
Floratam and Bitterblue St. Augustinegrasses comparison based on vegetative morphology.

Floratam and Florida Common St. Augustinegrass varieties
Cultivars of St. Augustinegrass can be distinguished to some degree based on vegetative morphology.

Frost damage to bermudagrass, Cynodon dactylon
Wind is a corrupter of irrigation and spray uniformity.

Goosegrass and traffic

Goosegrass, Eleusine indica
Goosegrass, Eleusine indica, is a major weed in golf and sports turf.

Harvesting sod, Floratam St. Augustinegrass
Floratam St. Augustinegrass sod is harvested using mechanized equipment.

Iron rust stain on wall deposited from turfgrass irrigation
Soluble iron from a wells can deposit from irrigation, oxidize, and form a stain

Irrigation seepage in St. Augustinegrass turf
Slime mold on bahiagrass

Kentucky bluegrass lawn
Kentucky bluegrass lawn

Kikuyugrass, Pennisetum typhimurium

Large-flowered pusley, Richardia grandiflora

Lightning damage to bermudagrass golf green
Lightning causes a splash like pattern of injury on a turf surface.

Ornamental perennial peanut

Plug of bermudagrass from the hole on a golf course green
Thatch and layering of greens can be observed from a cup cutter plug.

Propgation of ornamental perennial peanut

Reel mowing turfgrass on a sod farm
A reel mower is used in the later stages of sod production in Florida Floratam St. Augustinegrass turf.

Rust on Empress zoysiagrass

Seville St. Augustinegrass
Seville St. Augustinegrass, Stenotaphrum secundatum, homelawn,

Short winged mole crickets, Scapteriscus abbreviatus
A soap flush is very effective in extracting Scapteriscus mole crickets from turf.

Sideways roller rolling a bermudagrass golf green
Rolling can increase greens speeds.

Sinking turf
Sinking turf, the truth is stranger than fiction.

Slime mold on bahiagrass
Slime mold on bahiagrass

Southern chinch bug, Blissus insularis, damage to home lawn
Wind is a corrupter of irrigation and spray uniformity.

Southern chinch bug, blissus insularis, adult on St. Augustine grass
Southern chinch bug, Blissus insularis, on St. Augustinegrass

Sprig of bermudagrass, Cynodon spp., probably Tifdwarf cultivar
Morphological measurements of vegetative stems are of limited value in identfying cultivars.

Squiggly turf showing spray injury
Squiggly turf showing spray injury.

St. Augustinegrass Cynodon and Poa trivialis

St. Augustinegrass lawn, FX-313 cultivar
Ultradwarf St. Augustine grass variety FX-313 is susceptible to the sting nematode, Belonolaimus longicaudatus

St. Augustinegrass, Stenotaphrum secundatum, stolons growing over bermudagrass, Cynodon
St. Augustinegrass, Stenotaphrum secundatum, stolons growing over bermudagrass, Cynodon

Sugarcane beetle or rough-head cornstalk borer, Euetheola rugiceps
Sugarcane beetle ( rough-head cornstalk borer, Euetheola rugiceps ) is attracted by lights but should not cause major damage to turf areas.

Surflan (oryzalin) herbicide around tree
A yellow ring is caused around the watering hole because of using surflan as an herbicide.

Torpedograss, Panicum repens, on golf course rough
Torpedograss, Panicum repens, is one of the worst weeds of golf turf in Florida.

Traffic damage to bahiagrass turf. Caused by heavy buses turning sharply on thin turf
School buses messed up this grassed paving areas by their heavy lateral movements while turning.

Tropical sod webworm, Herpetogramma phaeopteralis
This tropical sod webworm is actually feeding on St. Augustinegrass.

Turf pavers planted to Argentine bahiagrass
Turf pavers planted to Argentine bahiagrass.

Verticut blades
A good ripping of the thatch will help stimulate new growth.

Verticutting turf on sports field
Verticutting of turf stimulates new growth.

Water table below FX-10 St. Augustine grass
A shallow water table can normall satisfy the water needs of FX-10.

White grubs damaging root system of bermudagrass turf
White grubs damaging root system of bermudagrass turf

Wilted St. Augustinegrass

Wilted turfgrass
Uniform and close spacing of sprinkler heads would have alleviated the brown areas.

Zoysiagrass sprigs
Zoysiagrass rhizomes penetrate the ground, flower beds, and other things.

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Turfgrass Forums Discussion
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**Does grass grow under Pine Trees**
I live in SouthBend Indiana and I have 2 40+ foot pine trees in the middle of my back yard. We had to cut them from the bottom up around 8 foot high...

1 or 2 yrs internship program
I 'm going to graduate in turf management (Master of Agriculture). I 'm looking for internship (1 or 2 yrs period) in golf course in US or any other country (tropical area). I interest in...

100 acers sod farm balance sheet
i need help putting a business plan for 100 acers of sod farming i need enerything

10-10-10 rather than high nitrogen
Does anyone advise against using 10-10-10 or a starter fert on a heathy fescue lawn rather than using the high nitrogen stuff which makes the grass grow so darn fast? thanks...

15 thngs an organic program can do...
Here's a list of things an organic program can do that no chemical can do. The beneficial microbes in the soil do the following. 1. Decompose plant...

2 4 D ON ZOYIA AND OTHER MIXED GRASSES
I HAVE ZOYIA GRASS MOSTLY IN MY YARD. ONE AREA IS BERMUDIA. WHAT SHOULD I USE ON EACH AND WHAT MIXTURE? I WILL BUY AND SPRAY TO GO BEHIND MY LAWN MOWER FOR BETTER...

2 dogs, grass or lack of/
I have a lab and a shepard mix. I have read about the Hybrid Bermuda GN-1 and St. Augustine. Which is better? I read some of the answers and your recommended Bermuda. This is my 4th lawn. Help....

2 Late for St. Augustine plugging
I am in southern california (zone 9) and was getting ready to fill in my sidewalk with bits n pieces of my st. augustine lawn. Is it too late to do this? And is...

2 much weed killer on lawn
It appears that I have put too much weed killer (Weed-be-gone) on my St. Augustine grass and it has killed most of it. I have heard it will not kill it, but it has. There are a few runners left....

2 types of grass in yard
This isn't really a problem, but when we moved in 3 years ago, the landscape company mixed both tiff sod, and common bermuda sod in our yard. My yard looks really good, so there isn't a big... I am going to spray the yard with 2,4-d and it says to put 2 pints to one acre. I have a atv spray rig (25 gal), wondering what mixture of 2,4-d/gal I need to use for about a 3/4 acre yard. I...

2,4-D question
Is 2,4-D safe on bermuda & centipede? How about this early in the year with the grass coming out of dormancy?

2,4-d....tree damage....
I used 2,4-d on my lawn a couple of months ago. It worked well on the weeds, but also darn near killed some of my trees. The leaves are curling and all the new growth is doing the same. Am I just at the...

3 acre bermuda lawn in Dallas help
I just moved to a home on 3 acres and I want at least 1 acre to look very nice. I have bermuda, but the house was empty for the entire summer last year before I bought in...

34-0-0 fertilizer
When is the best time for using a fertilizer this high in nitrogen? What is the benefit of it?

4 Month Old Bermuda Sod in Houston Struggling
I purchased a new house in Spring (North Houston) a few months ago that had new bermuda sod that was laid in January. I'm a newbie to yard maintenance and am...

419 runners on top
Just took my 419 down to about 3/8. Usually burn it to get rid of last year's brown, but we did not have enough cold this year to send it completely dormant; at least it would just not bure. Anyhow, have a surprising...

419 Tiff being envaded by St. Augustine
I live in San Antonio, TX and unfortunately, I am surrounded on both sides with neighbors who have St. Augustine lawns. I am expecting that to some degree I will...

7 vs 10
I have a bermuda/zysoia lawn and am looking at used reel mowers. I have been having problems finding one. It is my understanding that 7 blades is ideal for my grass types. I have found a "deal" on a 10 blade. Would there be any...

85 truckster wheels
I need wider wheels for my 85 truckster. Does anyone know where I could purchase them?

A FEW SUGGESTIONS
I presently have a lawn full of mostly weeds with some bermuda.This is in Louisiana,by the way...NW corner of the state. I am getting several loads of dirt brought in later this week. I am...

A good place for everyone visit.
http://www.fertilizer.com/lawn/lawn.htm

A Lawn in Houston
Anyone have any suggestions on a type of bladed grass that will grow well in east TX. I currently have St. Augustine, and really do not consider this grass. I grew up in the Northeast. I...

a question about grss seed
This may sound like a stupid question to those of you who know a lot about lawn care and grass, but please bear with me. I was wondering where the seed of grass grows at? Is it...

A Resource for Grass Types
I am looking for a book or an internet site that has pictures of various types of grasses and grassy weeds. Is there such a resource that you recommend?

A yard of water
I live in Atlanta. After two landscapers took my money and ran last summer, I found another that screwed up my yard so badly that my water problems have tripled! The new fescue sod had hay in...

About Internet Business...
Please let me know the answer in sructure. Thank You! 1. What can internet do to my business? 2. How to establish a professional presence? Gordon

about Palomino Zoysia
Does anyone know anything about "Palomino" Zoysia? I have a customer that want some info on this grass but I have never heard of it. If anyone has any info on this grass or where I might could...

Accidentally used atrazine on fescue!
About 2 weeks ago I used Scotts bonus on my fescue yard. Now it is pretty much dead or dying. Will fescue recover? Do I till it under and replant, will the...

adding soil to existing lawn in low areas
We just applied soil to the low areas in the yard work. Should I water this a certain way? What do you recommend? Thank you, vickie@wiltex.com

Adding top soil for leveling yard
I have quite a few low spots around my yard that I plan to fill in. Some of these areas are 4-5" low spots within a grade sloping toward the house, but then slopes...

Adjuvants in Turf
What are some adjuvant companies in the turf industry? Any and all comments are encouraged. Thank you for your help.

Advice - Alternate to Fescue in Raleigh, NC
The builders in my n'hood use Fescue Sod - not sure what specific type. I had centipede (front) and Bermuda (back by the pool) in Columbia, SC where...

Advice for new home owner....
Hi- Can anyone please offer up some advice for me?? I just bought a house in Florida. The previous owners laid down an enirely new lawn two months prior to my purchase in June...

Advice on Bermudagrass varieties in TN
Would anyone please relate any experience they have in Bermudagrass lawns in TN. I am considering Mohawk, TifSport, and GN-1. Any thoughts? Thanks in...

advice on lawn with bermuda patches in east Tenn
hello i think my lawn has bermuda patches and the majority is different typs of other grass. my guestion is can i feed just the bermuda grass so it...

Advisability of switching from St. Augustine to Bermuda
I've managed to kill my St. Augustine grass. I have a bag of Bermuda seed that I naively bought and scattered before I bought the St. Augustine...

aerate
I was wondering if someone could help me with the correct procedure in aerating?

Aerate or Aereate
Someone out there must know the answer to this. I have worked on several courses over time and every one til now has called it aerate. I get to this new course and they call it Aereate(Air-e-ate)....

Aerating for dummies AKA me!
What is the best way to affordably aerate a Bermuda grass lawn? Do the methods used for aerating differ regarding grass type?

Aerating vs. Verticutting..
I have a bermuda lawn and want to aerate it.. I have recently heard about verticutting, but was unsure of the benefits... Which would be better for the lawn.. Any help would be appreciated......

Aerating your yard
Have heard varying opinions - couple of questions: 1. I've heard aerating too soon after fertilizing is bad because it "breaks the fertilizer barrer" that keeps weeds down somehow - ? 2. Also heard...

Aeration
I core aerated my nearly 3 year old hybrid bermuda lawn the other day. Since then, we have received over 4" of rain from tropical storm Cindy. Is all of my hard work in vain now if some of the holes have filled in? Was a day...

Aeration of New Sod
How soon should I wait to have my lawn aerated after the sod has been put down? I was going to rent a core aerator. I live in Ohio.

Aeration, Topdressing , Oversdeeding, etc.
Just finished construction on my house and need to fix the lawn. Actually, the lawn needed fixing long before. I imagine most of these issues have been...

Aerator/Vertical mower and irrigation system
Live in Houston and have a massive thatch problem. I want to aerify or verti-cut my lawn, but I'm worried about breaking the heads on my irrigation system. I'm...

after winter rye Help!
I planted winter rye on a new construction yard this winter, Can I plant bermuda with completely tilling the yard up again? I can't afford to sod the entire lot, it is about 1 .5 acres, so what should i...

Alternative to Ironite
Hello, I need to add some iron to help out my yellowing lawn and was considering Ironite. However, I just read some articles claiming that Ironite has dangerous levels of lead and arsenic. With two...

Amazoy
I live in south-eastern PA. I have a dog who has managed to turn my yard into a mud patch. A friend of mine who worked at a golf course suggested either Amazoy or Bermuda grass which is hearty enough to at...

Amerishade
I had resodded my front lawn with bahia last year as I thought it would be a sod that would not have many problems. Seems I was wrong. I have patches of brown spots all thru my front lawn (which does get alot of direct...

Amerishade Problems
I had a new form of sod put down in my back yard - apprx 10,000 sq feet back in July called Amerishade. It is a form of St Augustine and was developed as a joint venture between the Univ of Florida, LSU,...

Amerishade St. Augustine
Great forum--learning a lot. North Central Florida. Lots of rain, no caines yet, but more are on the way. Anyone had experience with Amerishade St. Augustine? Thin blade, low growing, grows in...

Annual bluegrass in fescue lawn
I have a fescue lawn which has recently been getting many pale green areas. The blotches of pale yellow continue to enlarge and it's taken over about 1/10 of the lawn. I was...

Annual Bluegrass in tall fescue
I have what I believe is annual bluegrass in a tall fescue lawn. The grass germinates in mid winter (Charlotte NC area) and grows vigorously in tufts. It has now gone to seed (April) and is...

Annual Rye
Building a new home. Completion will be too late in 2005 to plant a permanent buffalo grass lawn. I want to plant annual rye as a temporary (over-winter) lawn. I live in north central Texas about 15 miles south of...

Annual Rye Grass
I am in the Lawn care business and need answers to why annual rye grass comes up and fades as the winter progresses. Noticed it always does well in shade. Am I seeding at a high enough rate-6...

Annual Rye Grass
I just built a home in the southern foothills of the Sierra mts. and the house sits on a steep east-facing bluff at elevation of approximately 4300 feet. Worried about erosion on this exposed bluff with rain...

annual ryegrass
I have a 1 year old lawn consisting of a blend of midnight, blackstone, and brilliant varieties. The problem is that there seems to be some annual ryegrass in it. Any suggestions on getting the...

Another Bermuda Question
Hello All. I am new to Bermuda, so bear with me. The growth of my Bermuda lawn is kind of lumpy and I am looking to resolve it, or at least prep for a resolution since the temps will be...

Another shady grass question...
My backyard is bermuda which is growing and spreading good except for underneath a couple of large trees.(the trees can't be thinned out any more than they already are)...

Ant Colonies in Lawn
I seem to grow more ant colonies tha grass. Is there anything I can do to treat my whole lawn.

Ants and Termites
I think my house is built on one giant ant or termite mound. I have discovered ants (or termites) on the roots and trunk of almost every plant and tree in my yard. Is there a good method for getting rid of these?...

Ants in My Grass
I live in Tx and control of fire ants is getting harder and harder. I have been told that we will be loosing some of our control in the form of Ant poisons. Does anyone have any thing that they use this does not cost a arm...

any help is appreciated, in GA.
Hello, Im new to this forum. I just moved to newnan georgia from metro detroit area in michigan. I only have experience with the kentucky blue grass mix that everyone...

any ideas
im an aussie greenkeeper, and i work on lawn bowling greens, but i was wondering wat some of you guys use for black helmo

ANYBODY have 1rst hand experience
with Celebration Bermuda? I'm in desperate need of some PROFFESIONAL help. I've been given so many varying opinions on how to deal with this grass. From you must use a reel mower...

Anybody out there with St. Augustine leftovers that live near Ft. lauderdale.
Looking to Re-Sod this Weekend. I am looking for someone that has leftovers or knows...

Anyone from FTW-Dallas -Empire Zoysia and SA Palmetto
Hey guys, I'd like what your thoughts are about Empire and SA Palmetto, how they're doing at this time of the year....

Anyone have some pictures of different grass types
Hello everyone. I'm looking for some pictures of different grass types, but can only find close up pictures. I want pictures of...

Anyone know about Yuma
Is it really lower growing requiring less mowing and is it really very aggressive? I need both of those qualities and my centipede grass is not being very aggressive after 2 years!...

Anyone planted Zoysia SEED aka Zenith or Cathay
Howdy from Central Texas. I have recently (two weeks ago) sowed 6,600 s.f. with high quality Zenith and J36/J37 Zoysia seed in a...

Anyone with a bermuda or seaside paspalum in So. Florida
I'm looking for someone with "real world" experience in either bermuda or seaside paspalum in South Florida. Which do you have,...

APHIDES
THESE ARE KILLING MY SHRUBS AND TURNING THE LEAVES BLACK - HELP ???

Applying Iron to yard
I have hybrid bermuda and live near Atlanta, GA. I am a homeowner and want to make my yard that dark green color, but I want to do it without puting more than about 6# of 16-4-8 per 1k on the grass. I've...

Applying Sod
When is it too late to plant bermuda sod?

Are somebody use biodynamic
I found interesting site about biodynamics: <a href "http://www.korolne.lviv.ua/English/Set1.html">http://www.korolne.lviv.ua/English/Set1.html</a> It's funny, in Ukraine! But...

argentine bahia
I need to know if Argentine bahia will make a decent looking lawn. I have seen a couple of comments on websites saying it makes a "beautiful low maintenance lawn" and others that say it is ugly because of many...

Argentine Bahia pasture
In 1994 we planted 10 acres in Argentine Bahia (A/B) as a pasture for our horses. It did well over several yrs and we had to mow it several times each summer. But, in the past 2-3 yrs, it...

Argentine Bahia vs Palmetto St. augustine
We are going to re-sod our Tampabay, FL lawn and I have heard that Argentine Bahia and palmetto St. Augustine would be good choices. We do not have...

Armadillos & Sulphur
I seeded Bermuda (Princess 77) about 6 weeks ago. Most of the lawn is now growing well for its age I have two major "spotting" issues 1. I believe sulphur from the well irrigation system is causing dead...

Army Worms
I live in Arkansas and have a Zoysia lawn. I have a company taking care of it and they said this week that they have found Army Worms in my lawn. Does anyone know about these worms? Also, I have been paying these people to take care...

Armyworms
I live in the metro Memphis, TN area and have had armyworms in my yard the last 3 years (when I built the house). They seem to appear late in the summer. Is there anything that I can do now or early summer to keep them...

Athletic Field Painting - Need help
Our groundscrew at the university I work at are woefully inept when it comes to painting our fields (football in particular). I have been at some other...

Atrazine kill Rye and Bahia
I came home today and found a chemical company accidently threw down atrazine on my yard. They were suppose to do my neighbors and not mine. I'm pretty mad about it as I...

Atrazine Overdose!! Help
Hi there folks. I recently mixed 3 oz of atrazine to 2 gallons of water for my lawn application. The normal dose is 3 tbl of atrazine to 2 gallons of water. This is double the dose. ( 6 TBL)...

Atrazine results
After applying atrazine to my lawn (zone 9) according to recommendations for treating crabgrass on the label, when should I see some results and what should I be looking for? JOAN

Atrazine Screw Up...
I thought I had St. Augustine and applied Atrazine to kill off the weeds. It killed the weeds fine, and only a small amount of grass, nothing I can't deal with. Now I find out I have...

Atrazine sent Centipede into dormancy!?
Just had a new centipede lawn sodded, it was dormant when put down and began to green-up. At the same time, some onion or nutsedge began popping up ALL over the yard. I...

Atrazine stains
Help!! Some atrazine granules blew-off to my concrete deck and also into the pool bottom, leaving the consequent ugly brownish stains. Is there any chemical specially formulated to remove these stains?(or homemade brew?)...

Atrazine!
Does anyone know where to buy it and how to apply it? Any particular brand I should use? I am trying to kill off some bermuda that is creeping into my yard from my nieghbors house. Thanks, T.

Atrazine/Image
What's the best time of the year to spray Atrazine or Image for weed problems?Also in what manner(concentrated,mixed,ect)I'm new to this so any help is greatly appreciated.

Atrazine+St. "A"+heat question
I have full sun, moved lots of 8" plugs, and sandy soil that the nutrients run right thru. Never seen anything like it, in all my years of playing with St. "A". However, this is the...

Austin, Texas St. Augustine Issues
I realize there are a lot of similar posts about problems with St. Augustine, but I've read every single one in the forum, and nothing quite describes my...

Automobile resistant grasses.
Greetings all, I work for a night club in Los Angeles that would like to convert it's parking lot into a small park during the day, but in the evening (3 nights a...

AVAILABILITY SEEDS ZOYSIA TENUIFOLIA
We are a Greek company that imports and exports seeds of turf grasses and we are interested in importing seeds of ZOYSIA TENUIFOLIA. Please send...

AZ Bermuda Grass
I'm looking for some advice. We live outside of Phoenix. About two years ago our landscaper planted a bermuda hybrid in sod form. It is quite "clumpy" in areas, while in other areas very matted, which never...

AZ1 Kikuyugrass
I was wondering if anyone has had experience with the new type of kikuyu grass that has been developed, AZ-1. Ive been having trouble finidng information on it, but have found some at...

Baby Rabbit Patch in My Lawn....
I was mowing my lawn yesterday only to discover that a rabbit has dug a patch in the middle of my lawn to secure here babies -(4) of them (cute as a button). I had to remove the baby...

Back Yard is a mess --Native Grass Recomendation - Need Help!
My backyard is a mess (St. Augustine / Bermuda mix) and the Bermuda doesn't grow well because there is too...

Backyard Putting Grass for So. California
What Bermuda or other grass is the best for Backyard Putting Grass for So. California

Bad Lawn Fungus Problem
I have a problem with my lawn that I need answers for. My lawn look great in the spring and early summer,but by the end of the summer,it is almost all gone because of brown patch or...

Bahai....sod or seed
hi, i live in north fla. [jacksonville] and plan to install new lawn in late spring after round-up & tilling. do you think going with sod or seeding ? i like the sod for quick...

bahaia grass in a bermuda lawn
Is there anything I can use to obliterate the bahaia in my bermuda lawn that is environmentally friendly (lots of local wildlife)?

bahamacruiser 23
please email me i need some info where to buy the asulox. my email. is lizrob2001@adelphia.net thank you so much

Bahia
I have Bahia Grass and live in Florida. My question is which is the best fertilizer for this type of grass. It seems that some areas have gotten a lighter shade of green. Thanks

bahia
Can anyone give me any tips on bahia and ways to maintain it?

Bahia
I am in need of assistance. I live in S. Florida in a community governed by an association. We are only allowed to have Bahia grass. My grass is dead in the backyard and almost all the front. I have been told by 2 lanscapers...

bahia and bermuda grass
after seeding bahia or bermuda grass on a field for athletic use,in how many days can be used for playoing games?

Bahia Burned
About a month ago I, made the mistake of over fertilizing my Bahia Lawn. Now I have 1/2 burned/dead grass in my front yard. It looks horrible. The patched areas are spread throughout and I need help!...

bahia dollarweed
i believe i have overwatered my new bahia lawn during winter months, i have dollarweed growing everywhere. What should i do to get mt lawn back?

Bahia Grass
Bahia grass-I HATE this renegade stuff in my bermuda. What tricks can I use to snuff it out. It's taking over. Live in Panhandle Gulf Coast Florida.

Bahia Grass
I recently bought a house that has a back yard full of Bahia Grass. I was wondering i f there was any thing i can plant or that would take over it and will give me a nice soft lawn.

bahia grass
Hello, I live in Groveland Fl. It is now mid Oct. Is it too late to plant bahia grass seed. If I plant now will the seedling make it through winter. Will the seed germinate in the spring after being dormit...

bahia grass
I have an estblished bermuda lawn which has been invaded by bahia grass. How do I kill the bahia withput harming the bermuda?

Bahia grass
I need advice from people familiar with Bahia grass. I live in a country home in SE Georgia (near Statesboro, if that helps) that is in the midst of a grove of oak trees and surrounded by burmuda grass...

bahia grass
I have a horrible yard and have been researching grasses. I want low maintenance. I am ready to have everything removed and start over. Would Bahia be my best choice? I have not had good luck...

bahia grass care
I have a very fine grass(has runners that it sends out) starting in my lawn(Argentine Bahia Grass). Last year I used roundup and resodded in those places. Is there any other procedure that anyone may...

Bahia Grass with mushrooms.
What do I put on my yard to get rid of this fungi.

Bahia or Bermuda for horses in south LA
We recently bought a 40 acre horse farm just north of New Orleans, LA (rolling hills - good drainage). Some pastures are bahia,one large one is bermuda and...

Bahia or Dallisgrass
We maintain 200 properties. I am having issues with 6 of them. On their 7 day mowing cycle some of the grass is 12 inches tall. It is very "reedy" and has seed heads. It looks like...

bahia seeding
I live on the texas coast there is a lot of sand. I am about to seed open areas with bahia. Under the oaks (shady area)is St. Augustine. I put in a irrigation system last year. I have heard a bunch of watering...

bahia sod
I'm moving into a house in cental florida and the sod they put down is bahia..I've been told it's a good idea to put some seed down before the sod is put down or is it better to research the best way to maintain...

bahia sod
I have 15 acers of dead sod. top soil has a ph of 1.9 to 3.1 would this kill the grass in a short amount of time.4 to 6 weeks.or should I look to other causes.Area is in central florida

Bahia sod preperation
I am going to sod with Bahai, I have killed all the existing weeds and grass with Spectracide. I would like to know if I should do any other type of preparation. I live in...

Bahia vs. Bermuda
I have a lawn of mostly Bahia Grass to which I overseeded with Bermuda. The Bahia lawn is young and still coming in. With the Bermuda take over, which is what I want...or should I start over and lay sod? I'm...

Bahia/St Augustine in same lawn
We are closing on a new house in a couple of weeks. The sod used appears to be poor quality. It is a bahia, St Augustine mix with quite a few weeds thrown in for...

Bahia: Seeding verses Sodding
Hello, I'm trying to determine the best way to establish a new bahia lawn (.5 acres). The two options I'm entertaining are seeding with penkated bahia or laying sod. Cost...

Bahiagrass & irrigation
I am building a home in SW Florida and have contracted with the builder to have bahiagrass sodded. I initially thought it would be a good idea to have an irrigation system installed as the lot is...

Bahiagrass in my Burmudagrass
Can anyone tell me how to get rid of the bahiagrass that grows all around my yard which is burmuda grass. Fought it with a shovel last year and this year it is back with a vengence. Will...

Ball-like mushroom or fungus
I live in NJ, my lawn is in good condition except for a white ball like mushroom or fungus that I find in different areas of the lawn. The first time I saw one I did think it was a ball...

Bamboo
My neighbor grows this and its invading my yard. Shoots are coming up through my lawn. Does anyone have any idea how to stop this?

bare patches
started my lawn in april. new construction, so started from scratch. got decent coverage, but now have hard patches here and there. clay dirt. ...terrible....what's the best approach anyone could recommend to get grass...

Bare spots in Tiff 419 yard
I was wondering if anyone had any ideas about filling some small bare spots in my Tiff 419 yard. I purchase a new home about 7 months ago and the new sod was laid done before the ground...

barricade herbicide
I am a superintendent in northwest florida. we have 419 bermuda in the fairways and rough. before I took over , the course had traditionaly been pre emerged with barricade in non-overseeded areas prior to...

baseball field maintenace
What is the typical fertilizer that would be used on a high school baseball field in florida? The turf is only 1 year old or so, and is cut at 1/2 inch with a fairway mower. Thanks IP:...

Basketgrass
This stuff is killing us here in central Florida. Anyone know the exact relationship between this weed and Oak trees ? It's absolutely taking over entire sections of lawns. Any info greatly appreciated.

begger's ticks
How do I get beggar's ticks out of Floritam St Aug.

Beneficial Nematodes
Has anyone use them and have great sucess compare to using chemicals? Im having ant problems. I live in Miami and it is hurricane season(lots of rain.) Also where is the best place to buy Beneficial...

Bent and winter
Plugging bent greens during cold (not frozen) season Poa invasion. True or false?

bentgrass question
I live in NJ and my soil is virtually all clay, the landscaper wants to put down 2 inches of topsoil with some sand mixed in and use what he describes as a landscape mix with several different types...

Bentgrass Removal
Some how I appear to have ended up with creeping bentgrass through out my lawn. This is creating a major problem since I have no intention of mowing and watering every day. Question, are there any chemicals...

Bentgrass roots
I took over as the Superintendent about two months at a golf course in Ky. When I took over the greens were in very bad shape, but they have turned around 100%. I have SR1020 bentgrass and the roots are...

Bermuda
Thanks to the previous homeowner my backyard is 35% St. Augustine grass and 65% misc. grass and weeds. I am unsure of the type of grass I have but it grows in small tufts with long, thin blades. Due to the lack of...

bermuda
i put a hybrid bermuda grass on the side of my house for a putting green. It doesn't get much sun. will it grow and be "puttable"

bermuda
When is the best time to burn my bermuda yard?

BERMUDA
i HAVE A GRASS GROWING IN MY NICE BREMUDA SOD YARD AND NO WEED AND FEED OR CRABGRASS KILLER WORKS. IS THERE A CHEMICAL THAT KILLS EVERYTHING BUT BERMUDA?

Bermuda
witch bermuda grass is salt tolarant?

bermuda
Is there any bermuda grass that has some shade tolerance? How much sun does it need? I'm west texas, we get cold and hot. Or is there a grass that will grow in the shade that I can cut low like bermuda? The area gets...

Bermuda
My yard has been invaded by crab grass...I use a treatment service but so far they have not been successful. I treated my lawn with Spectracide Weed Stop and Image Herbicide Concentrate. The Spectracide seems to have done...

Bermuda
I am new to bermuda grass and need some assistance. I live in Atlanta,GA. My bermuda yard is presently the greenest on the street. I put lime down at the beginning of the growing season and fertilize it using the Scotts...

Bermuda
I had my yard spriged 7 years ago with Vamont Bermuda and I wantto know when is the best time to burn my yard. I live in Kentucky

bermuda
I have tried different things on my front yard to thicken the bermuda (sand, ironite, nitrogen) and it is still somewhat thin. I use a reel mower and keep a low cutting height. Can someone please assist - Thanks

Bermuda - dormant or dead
Hey Gang, I planted approx. 225 sq. yards of Tifway 219 Bermuda in early July. Now, the biggest majority of this sod has either already turned brown (resembling dead grass) or is gradually...

Bermuda - large area dead
I live in the South and have bermuda grass in the front and back yards. For the last several years, it was very thick, green and pretty. This year 1/4 of the front and back lawns are dead,...

Bermuda - Leopard spots
I'm located in North Georgia. I've got Bermuda, that I layed myself last summer. Toward the end of the summer, last year, I started getting scattered brown spots over most of my...

Bermuda 491
Turfgrass maintenance for Bermuda 491 in North Texas Ė Fertilizers, mowing, etc.

Bermuda a leper
I've been reading the postings and it seems as if everyone considers Bermuda grass a WEED. I live in the D/FW area and at least 75% of the lawns are Bermuda of some sort and they look beautiful....

Bermuda and airstrip
Putting airstrip in coastal bermuda pasture in NE GA. Am told coastal will come back after topsoil is replaced. Should I seed to speed the growth, if so w/ what? I eventually want a short grass w/...

Bermuda and Tall Fescue
Hey everybody I have a quick question for you. I live in Holly Springs NC (Just south east of Raleigh) and I am having a tough time with my lawn. I have a thick carpet of fescue during spring and fall,...

bermuda and tiff browning
Hi. I live in Phoenix, AZ. We bought a house that has a tiff lawn but the previous owners put down bermuda seed on top. Our lawn just doesn't want to green up. We've aerated, adjusted...

Bermuda brown spots - insects
My yard looks great and seems very healthy. My neigbors yard is also Bermuda grass and until about 2-3 weeks ago looked good. Now there are brown spots about 4-6 inches...

Bermuda Brown under Tree
My bermuda in my front yard is constantly brown and does not seem like it wants to grow full underneath a Bradford Pear tree. It seems to me that the grass gets decent sun in the afternoon due to the...

Bermuda burn
I applied Miracle gro weed and feed and received burn areas. What can I do for a quick recovery? Santa Barbara CA.

bermuda care
I recently prepared my soil to plant Bermuda grass. Now that I have it seeded what else can I do to accelerate the growth of my seed? Will lime help it? When do I need to fertilize? Also I planted another area last...

Bermuda care
I just bought a house with Bermuda sod in the front yard. I am going to sod the sides of the house with Bremuda as well. In the back yard I am going to plan fescue. Could anyone help me with a chart of how to take...

bermuda champion garss
Did hear of a burmuda garss called champion Burmuda does anyone have info on this.Thanks

Bermuda Clippings
Yes or No to removing the clippings from a bermuda lawn. My lawn is looking great. I mow it 2 - 3+ (lawns fairly small not a problem) times a week removing only approx 1/4 inch per mowing. I've heard both are...

bermuda coming out of dormancy...what to do
I seeded bermuda late last summer and it came in really good. I overseeded the bermuda with annual rye and that has done great. I put down some...

bermuda damaged badly!
I live in atlanta, i have a small lot about 1/4 acre, and I want to keep it perfect! No matter how much work or fertilizer, etc. it takes, i want my yard to look like a golf course... here is...

bermuda dying overnight
The grass was dark green, and looked great a week ago. Now it is dying before my eyes. Many birds are on the yard. Any ideas?

bermuda getting less sun as trees mature
My lawn (coastal North Carolina) has been healthy bermuda for several years, however as landscaping (trees) are maturing, some parts are only getting 3-5 hour...

bermuda going brown in Bexar
I live in San Antonio and have a Bermuda lawn. It started to come in very green with new growth about 3 weeks ago. In the past week, it has started to go brown throughout with only...

bermuda golf course height
how can i keep my bermuda grass the heighth golf course fairways are?

Bermuda gone bad
Please help. Facts: Bermuda Tiff in Southern MS, 4 weeks of heavy rain, 100% humidity, army worms. Finally was able to mow after 2 weeks, sprayed Talstar for army worms, now grass is looking dormant. Possibly due to cutting...

Bermuda Grass
We just bought a new house with Bermuda grass and we would like to know the recommended height to mow in summer and the rest of the year, and how often should we use weed & feed? Should we...

Bermuda Grass
Can anyone to me about the Bermuda grass and if it will grow in Southwest VA? I need to sow it in pasture fields where I keep my horses.

Bermuda Grass
Long time visitor first time poster on this site...I finally need some help although this question may be ridiculous. My problem is that my grass (bermuda) with about 4-5 days growth appears very dense, uniform, and green. When I...

Bermuda Grass
[Thanks to those who responded. I'm referring to the part of the label that speaks to 'Suppression of Bermudagrass', but since I just...

Bermuda Grass
How can I kill bermuda grass in my fescue lawn. I live in Virginia and have no weeds in my 2 year old lawn. Somehow bermuda grass has started to...

bermuda grass
Need help on bermuda lawn in Atlanta. Conditions are as follows: Yard sodded last year with some areas resodded this spring. Have moderate but adequate sun in most areas. Lawn is currently 2" high...

bermuda grass
I live near the beach in Central FL and have grown tired of problems with St. Aug grass. (chinch bugs, fungus, wear) Since I have kids who love to be on the yard, I've decided to go with Bermuda. Is there anyone...

Bermuda Grass
In areas that do suffer from winter kill. Is it better to let the grass grow tall or keep it cut short. Is there any benefit to help prevent winter kill?

Bermuda grass
I just spread bermuda grass seed and I was wondering how long it should be before I start noticing something

Bermuda Grass - roots turning brown
My grass has been in good shape so far this year, but recently I have noticed the blades turning brown closer to the soil. This is especially apparent when you push the grass to the...

Bermuda grass and salt water
Hello, I am 3rd year BA student from The Netherlands, and I am currently working on a feasibility study of a golf course. Problem is that at the island concerned has too...

bermuda grass brown spots
I have brown streaks starting to show in my bermuda lawn. They are abour a foot wide & two feet up to 4 feet long. It appears almost like I scalped it when cutting. Any...

Bermuda Grass Control
Before the warm weather arrives and the grass comes to life again, can anyone tell me how to eliminate Bermuda grass from my Fescue lawn? This stuff is invading the neighborhood and gets worse every year. IP:...

Bermuda Grass dying rapidly (4 days)
I live in Austin Texas and have Bermuda Tifway 419 in my yard. In the past 5 days my back yard (15 pallets) has been taken over by something. It started as a medium size...

Bermuda Grass Eradication
Is Roundup Pro good at removing Bermuda Grass?

Bermuda grass eradication
Before I reseed my lawn,I need to get rid of some large patches of bermuda grass. What steps do I need to follow? (I am in central Kansas.) Thanks.

bermuda grass for reno nv
Reno is in the northern end of the charts for bermuda and alot of the golf course use it, anyhow anyone with any recommendations? I've seen "sahara" sold at local stores but sounds like...

Bermuda Grass for the Birmingham area
Last fall I cleared an area of about 1500 sq ft on the side of my house and seeded it with annual rye to prevent wash during the winter. I am looking at seeding with...

Bermuda grass fungus
I'm in Texas, my Bermuda started getting small brown circular spots and brown patch spots about a month ago. Slowly, over the past month, my whole lawn is brown. I went to the nursery, he said it was a...

Bermuda grass in fescue
Does anyone know the best herbicide to use to kill bermuda grass in fescue? I have Falcon 2 and the bermuda is starting to choke it out. I've seen where you use Fusilade 2 on the zoysia grass will ti kill it in...

Bermuda Grass in San Antonio
I have Bermuda grass in San Antonio put down by the builder. I have kept it at 2 inches all summer because my neighbors that have been cutting it short aren't able to keep up with...

Bermuda Grass in St. Augustine
Is there any way to get rid of Bermuda Grass growing in St. Augustine without just spraying round up on the areas with the Bermuda and then re-sodding. The Bermuda is quickly spreading...

bermuda grass in St. Augustine lawn
How can I eliminate bermuda grass in my St. Augustine lawn?

Bermuda grass in vegetable garden
I have bermuda grass growing rampantly in my vegetable garden. How can I kill it without contaminating my vegetables?

Bermuda Grass in Virginia
What is the best Bermuda variety for sodding a new lawn in Williamsburg, VA? The majority of the lot receives direct sun for at least 5 hours/day. The lot has a slope in the front. Do I need a...

Bermuda grass in Zoysia
Please tell me what I can put on my zoysia lawn to stop the spred of bermuda grass. The sod company where I purchased the zoysia three years ago, said the zoysia would eventually choke out the bermuda, but...

Bermuda grass is bad for South Florida!
That's what I've heard from two different garden store operators now. I've been inquiring lately, because I will be completely re-sodding my lawn in a few months....

Bermuda grass knowledge
Help! I live in Escondido CA, and I am having a difficult time getting my Bermuda grass to stay uniform and green. The lawn appears to have a consistent dead/withered look under the top layer of...

Bermuda grass over Fescue grass problems
We live in North Alabama and had a beautiful fescue lawn for several years. All our neighbors have bermuda grass which has blown onto our lawn and...

Bermuda Grass Problem
I put down some bermuda sod about three days ago in the front yard. I started watering it right after I put it down. It gets watered in the morning..and in the evening. Now the grass is all brown. It...

bermuda grass problem
Hello I had my yard seeded with bermuda grass about 3 1/2 weeks ago and what ger. I have most of it looks red to purple and even some of the old bermuda that is putting out runners is red to purple....

Bermuda Grass Problem
I have a hybrid turf grass bermuda lawn that is 3 years old. It is beginning to come in good this year after I spread six pickup loads of river sand on it. Starting to really smooth out. However, I am...

bermuda grass removal
Is it possible to eradicate bermuda grass from a lawn without killing off the desirable turf grasses?

Bermuda grass root turning brown
We have Bermuda grass sodded in last December. I normally mow around 1 1/2 inches. The root of the grass is seems to be brown and the grass is thin. I noticed that there is moss in the lawn...

Bermuda grass San Francisco
Greetings from foggy SF. An hour from SF we have a lawn that is 90% bluegrass and 10% fescue. Lawn is mowed weekly, automatic sprinkler system, kept in good shape by professional gardener. Temp for...

Bermuda Grass Seed
I am trying to grow bermuda grass in Kansas. I hear that Kansas State U. Developed Midlawn bermuda. I also understand that the Quickstand type also works well because of its cold...

bermuda grass seeds
Hello everybody, Does anyone have a favorite culitvar of bermuda grass seeds? I'm looking all of those at www.seedland.com. How do you pick one like that? I might have to grow bermuda on bare backyard because i...

Bermuda grass taking over St Augustine
We are in South Florida and have a 50 yr old St. Augustine yard. Unfortunately a 6 ft round patch of Bermuda grass last year is now almost half of our back yard! The...

Bermuda grass turning purple
I seeded bermuda grass about three weeks ago and it came up within a week. The grass maintained a green color for the first two weeks. However, in some areas it has began turning...

Bermuda grass varieties
What variety of seeded bermuda grass would be best suited for north GA.Sultan,Yuma,ect?

bermuda grass vs centipede
Is there a chemical that will kill bermuda while leaving centipede alone. My centipede has a lot of little patches of bermuda and it appears to be spreading. I thought...

Bermuda grass week killer
Is there a product that will kill fescue in a bermuda grass lawn without harming the bermuda? Thanks

bermuda grass with dark black patches
I have bermuda grass in the backyard and some irregularly shaped black patches just suddently appeared. If I run my hand over the black patches, a fine dust comes...

Bermuda Grass, Drying and Turning Yellow
I planted bermuda grass four months ago and turned out bueatiful. However, recently about two weeks ago, I noticed that there were some yellowing spots of grass...

Bermuda Grass--help
I live in south carolina(less than 2 years) near the coast and have a front yard of bermuda grass. I have finally begun battling weeds and researching all i can about this type of grass and...

Bermuda help
I am in Dallas and have a slightly shaded Bermuda front yard. There has always been a bit of fescue in the yard planted by the previous owner. I've been trying to choke the fescue out to keep an all...

BERMUDA HELP NEEDED
I JUST PLANTED BERMUDA SOD ,AND THE COMPANY I BOUGHT THIS FROM HAS CUT THIS FROM 3 OR 4 DIFFERENT FIELDS(ALL 5 PALLETS LOOK DIFFERENT IN COLOR) WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT AND DOES ANYONE KNOW WHAT MY...

bermuda herbacide
herbacide to kill bermuda in trailing daisy

bermuda here in Delaware too!!
I live in Delaware and we have the wire grass growing like crazy too! Most of the dumb neighbors though think is there green fescue growing great. ANd they wonder why their looks...

Bermuda in Memphis, TN
When would be the ideal time to overseed my lawn with bermuda seeds this spring? Many thanks Will

bermuda in my fescue
I live in kansas. I have the nasty native bermuda grass trying to take over my fescue lawn. What do you think of this idea: Beings it hardly ever rains in the summer here, If I dont water the fescue,...

Bermuda in my Fescue
I have a two year old lawn of Ky Blue/Fescue/Rye. Late this season I have had a number of patches of Bermuda grass coming in. Any suggestions on how to get rid of it and how to prevent it in the future? IP:...

Bermuda in my Fescue
I have a two year old lawn of Ky Blue/Fescue/Rye. Late this season I have had a lot of small patches of Bermuda grass coming up in my lawn. Any suggestions on how to get ride of this and/or prevent...

Bermuda in my new St. Aug (Floratam) lawn
I looked through previous posts, and don't have a clear answer. Here's my dilemma: - I have a 5,000 sq. ft lawn, which was sodded in April. -...

Bermuda in St. Augustine
Any advice on how to get Bermuda out of my St. Augustine? All I read says to mow high. I'm mowing at 4 1/2", I water only when the St. Augustine is showing need, so very rarely since we generally...

Bermuda in St. Augustine
How do I kill the bermuda in my St. Augustine without killing my St. Augustine? Thank you in advance for the help.

bermuda in st. augustine
how to kill out bermuda grass in st. augustine. thanks nick

Bermuda in the sun, in the shade
I have finally got a good stand of bermuda growing in the sunny parts of my yard, however, the shady areas still contain only weeds. What would be an easily grown grass for my...

Bermuda in Zoysia
How can I get rid of common bermuda in my zoysia lawn? Thanks

Bermuda Lawn between 2 St. Augustine Lawns
I have a bermuda lawn in between 2 St. Augustine Lawns. How can I keep the St. Augustine lawns from enveloping my Bermuda lawn?

Bermuda Lawn is looking rough
I need some advice. I live around Atlanta and my front yard is bermuda that was newly sodded in May along with the back and side yards. The back and side look great. They have both grown in nice...

Bermuda lawns for winter-Texas
How do I treat a new sod in Texas for winter? Parts of the yard has roots and the other half is new. With winter nearly here, I would like to get the roots...

bermuda min. sun requirement
what is the minimum amount (hours per day) of direct, unfiltered sunlight required to grow a healthy bermuda tifway (419) lawn?

Bermuda Mix
Is there a shade tolerant grass that I can mix with Bermuda without one or the other taking over? Thanks

Bermuda Mix
Is there a shade tolerant grass that I can mix with Bermuda without one or the other taking over? Thanks

bermuda mowing problem
I'm new to bermuda grass. I've now read that it should be kept at ~0.5-1 inch or so. My bermuda lawn currently is about 2-2.5 inches. The problem is that the brown stalks on the grass are themselves...

BERMUDA MYSTERY
I WORK FOR A CITY MUNICAPALITY IN SOUTH FLORIDA.ONE OF OUR SPORT'S FIELDS EVERY SPRING EARLY SUMMER DEVELOPS SOME KIND OF FUNGUS.YOU HAVE SPRINKLERHEAD CENTER THREE FOOT RADIUS OF GREEN GRASS,THE NEXT FIFTEEN...

Bermuda not up after 3 weeks
I live in SC- planted bermuda april 15th. Sand, Aerated, etc. Did it right. Well it got cold again and the grass is not up yet. Any chance its dead?

Bermuda or Crab grass
My lawn has been taken over in two large areas that we aren't sure if it is Bermuda or Crab grass. Very low growing,came in late summer.It's still green even though temperatures have been in the...

Bermuda or St. Augustine
Our Bahia lawn is just about dead. Time for a new one. We are looking at St. Augustine and Bermuda. We like the look of a St. Augustine from afar. But we don't like the thick...

bermuda or st.augustine
We're buying a new construction home in central Texas. Due to my employment, we will only live in this house for 1-3 years and the will have to move and will rent it out. The lawn will have a...

Bermuda over Bahia
Can I plant Bermuda seeds on my exiting Bahia grass? How long would it take for the bermuda grass to take over? Can I use seeds or must I use sod? I just installed sprinklers and can control the watering...

Bermuda Overseeding question
Some of you may remember a past post of mine where I planted some fescue here in N.W. Louisiana by mistake thinking I had bought bermuda. From what I now understand, I am WAY to...

Bermuda patches withe green middle and gray/whitish perimeter
Please help me cure this patch. I am worried and new to lawn maintenance The symptoms are: The inside is green, but the circle...

Bermuda plugs
We are building a new house and the builder is putting bermuda in the front, but fescue in the side and back. We would love to have bermuda in the side and back but the cost is over our budget....

Bermuda problem
I hired a landscaper to remove my lawn and put in new fescue sod. Repeatedly, I asked that he treat the grass or soil with whatever means necessary to get rid of the bermuda grass that has infiltrated...

Bermuda Problems
I just purchased a new home in the N. Atlanta area in November...after the sod was brown. I assumed it was dormant, but am wondering if it was dead? I moved from the Midwest and have always had Fescue...

bermuda problems
We have a bermuda lawn that was sodded when we built our house three years ago. We have fertilized it, mowed it at the right height, watered it with our sprinkler system - but nothing works. It doesn't look good. When you...

Bermuda question
I recently bought a new home that had bermuda grass planted about 1.25 years ago. It has mostly come up, but has many dead spots where the brown bermuda seems (?) to be dead or completely bare....

bermuda question
I have moved to east Tenn recently and my lawn has a lot of bermuda and other mixed in and after fertilizing several times the bermuda is really turning green.. which is what i wanted.. my question is how long...

Bermuda Questions...
What is the best fertilizer for bermuda? I planted bermuda in my back yard last year and now long have runners everywhere. Is this the bermuda spreading? I can try to get pics if necessary. IP:...

Bermuda Riviera grass seed
2 Years ago I had about 5000 sq feet of Bermuda Tifway grass put in my yard. I have recently cleared another 2000 sq ft and intend to plant more grass. I was thinking of planting Bermuda...

bermuda seeding over existing rye
I live in Central TX and am wanting to seed some bermuda in areas where I seeded annual rye grass over the winter. The rye grass has not completely died off. There is no grass...

Bermuda Shade Mix
I have a newly established Bermuda Grass yard, but there are areas that it won't grow due to heavy shade. Is there a shade tolerant seed that tha mixes well with bermuda, both in color and texture? IP:...

Bermuda Sod
Just had Bermuda sod placed. In S. middle Tenn. Anything special I should know?? Where to go to find info?? Forums here seem to hate Bermuda.

Bermuda sod
Dallas, TX - I installed 50 pc of Bermuda sod two days ago. The sod was in good shape (not great) when I laid it. To prepare the ground beneath, I added a 1/4-inch layer of top soil over some already baren, red clay. As prepared as I...

Bermuda Sod Browning/Yellowing can it be saved
Hi I desperately need some help. I soded the back yard to surprise my husband with nice green yard for next summer, but several areas of it are turning...

Bermuda Sod for sports field
Hello, I am in the process of having my Austin,Texas backyard flattened by removing rock and adding loam in preparation for sodding. Is Bermuda 419 the right kind of sod if my goal is to make...

Bermuda Sod in Gwinnett Co, GA
I am looking for a low cost source to buy some bermuda 419 in Metro Atlanta. Anyone know of any?

Bermuda sod installed 60 days ago, last two weeks have taken a turn for the worst
we desperately need tips on how to save Bermuda grass...

Bermuda Sod over sparce fescue on hill
We are laying Bermuda sod over spotty fescue - very spotty - mostly red clay at this point. Some areas have a pretty steep grade and I am concerned about wash...

Bermuda Soil Test
I just recievd results on my soil form a hybrid bermuda lawn. The recomendatiosn are 3# of 34-0-0 per 1000sf. That sounds pretty hot to me. The results are form UGA and results show no lime required but to...

Bermuda Sports Field Help
We are trying to get our athletic field back in the shape it used to be a few years ago. It is bermuda grass and we have already poisoned it,aerated,and fertilized it. The bermuda...

bermuda spriggs
just put in 419 bermuda spriggs on 4 acre lawn 3 weeks ago noticing a lot of weeds competing with the bermuda,. please help!!! nc resident rvester@alanvesterauto.com

bermuda sprigs mowing question
I have spriged an area of my lawn 3 weeks ago. The bermuda sprigs are doing great. My question is this. I have not mowed over the sprigs, they are gettting tall and do have a few...

Bermuda Spring Work
Is it necesary to cut back and dethatch bermuda before spring green-up? Or is a cut back all that is needed? I live in Atlanta Ga. I purchased a Tru-Cut reel mower and want to top dress as well early...

Bermuda Thatch
My bermuda never totally fills in. I have dethatched twice but I still have lot of old yellow stuff. I have topdressed several times over the last 4 years, but I hav never been able make look completely full. BTW, it...

bermuda thining
I have bermuda sod for about 13 years now. It's thining out on me, it still has it's dark green color. I have no trees plenty of sun, I live in the upstate of S.C.

bermuda thining
I have bermuda sod for about 13 years now. It's thining out on me, it still has it's dark green color. What do i do?

Bermuda Tif419 vs TifSport
Prices here in Austin,TX for Tifsport is about $30-35 more per pallet than Tif419. Is the quality difference worth the additional cost?

Bermuda tiff -- what is best reel mower
Help -- two lawn services have ruined the formerly lush Bermuda tiff lawn that came with my Phoenix house. Rather than risk a 3rd, I want to try taking...

Bermuda tiff sod
I live in Arizona. I had put in a tiff sod lawn about 15 years ago. It is now dying out in places. Is there a nutrient it might not be getting or maybe not enough water in that particular area. Has anyone had...

bermuda to fescue
My bermuda is not getting enough sun and has been gradually thinning over the years. I want to switch over to fescue. What is the easiest and cheapest way to get rid of the bermuda and replace it...

Bermuda vs Fescue
I live in Athens, Georgia and have an existing fescue lawn. I want to switch over to bermuda. If I put 3 inch bermuda plugs spaced 12 inches apart over the entire lawn will the bermuda eventually overtake the...

bermuda vs st augustine
I live in Orange County CA, not coastal but not desert. I had a fescue(marathon 2) for 10 years but in the past few months my newly aquired 60 and 80 lb rescue greyhounds have...

Bermuda Vs St Augustine(lawn makeover)
Starting over in North Texas, lots of weeds, round-uped to get fresh start, some sand, full sun....goinf to plant new grass in 2 weeks.....some existing...

Bermuda vs Zoysia
My builder put bermuda sod in my front yard when my house was built over two years ago. I paid for zoysia so I had him tear out the bermuda and replant zoysia sod. Some of the bermuda took root...

Bermuda vs Zoysia
I am located about 30 miles north of Atlanta,Georgia and am about to plant grass in my yard. I have a few very old oak trees which cover parts of the yard. From my observations, the areas I...

Bermuda vs. St. Augustine
I prefer Bermuda's texture over St. Augustine. That aside, are there any benefits of St. Augustine over Bermuda? We are looking at resodding an area (150-200 sq ft) and we...

Bermuda vs. St. Augustine
We just moved into a new house and the lawn is in terrible shape. We have a mix of St. Augustine and Bermuda. I am wondering which one to help takeover the other one. I know...

Bermuda vs. St. Augustine
OK... now I'm officially confused. I'm getting ready to put in a new lawn in my yard and I have two male dogs. They typically "spread it around" but which grass is better for...

bermuda weed in fescue
I have given up trying to apply weed killer directly to emerged bermuda sprinkled throughout my beatiful fescue. WHAT can i DO?! I am so sad, my fescue was so nice. I can imagine after time it will be...

Bermuda Winterizing / Scalping
Forgive me if these questions are over-asked but I am new to this forum. (I also posted this topic on "Grass Types" without seeing this Maint forum existed. I live in...

Bermuda Winterizing / Spring Scalping
Forgive me if these questions are over-asked but I am new to this forum. I live in the Dallas Texas area and have a healthy bermuda grass lawn....

Bermuda with adjacent Rye
My neighbor's yard (which runs directly into mine) is filled with this very green (even during winter) ryegrass which grows sporadically and into my yard. Is there anyway i can control the spread of his...

Bermuda, Fescue, or
Greetings, I moved into a newly built house in North Carolina last August. The builder had seeded with, I assume, Fescue. It didn't take well due a drought, but the Bermuda that was on the property...

Bermuda, Floratam, & Palmetto Weed Killers
What are the best weed killers, I use antrazine of the St. Augustines, and Dimethlamine on the bermuda. Enviro bermuda came up from seed...

Bermuda, Zoysia and Fusilade II
OK.... I see by way ofes that this topic (getting rid of bermuda in zoysia) has been touched upon before...but not systematically - i.e., with respect to home use. I have seen where...

Bermuda, Zoysia or Seashore Paspalum
I am finilizing my lawn and am trying to create a nice, well maintained grass area (about 800 sf). My choices, as I see it, are Bermuda, Zoysia or Sea Shore Paspalum....

bermuda/fescue problem
I posted this under the preventitive maintenance forum by accident, but I think it fits better in this forum..... Here is the history...I put in an irrigation system last summer and then seeded...

bermuda/fescue problem
Here is the history...I put in an irrigation system last summer and then seeded bermuda in early August. The bermuda came up great in spots. When November/December came along I put down some annual rye to...

Bermuda/Fescue Problems
Hi, we live in Raleigh NC. We purchased a new house last year in April, the house is on a .8 acre lot. The lawn was fescue but since the house sat empty for a while it was poorly maintained. We added...

Bermudagrass Borders
I have tifsport bermuda that I'm currently cutting at 3/4". I plan on going down to 1/2". It dawned on me that my reel mower can't get closer than 6" from surrounding structures. I thought about putting some 6"...

Bermudagrass clippings.
I seeded Bermudagrass 13 months ago and started mowing 6 weeks later. I mow about 3/4" high. The clippings this year are about 6" thick in furrows. Will this hurt anything or should they be...

bermudagrass decline
I would like to know wich bermudagrss cultivars are more resistant to bermudagrass decline. Patrizia Titone

Bermudagrass dies after 8 years...
I was talking to my mother about my lawn project in progress. For those that havn't read my eariler posts, I'm planning to sow bermudagrass. Anyway, she was telling me her...

Bermudagrass Fertilized with Bonus S
Ahhhh...The Lawn guy fertilized my lawn with Bonus S in the first part of April. It has killed the Winter Rye grass, under that was newly sodded Bermuda...

Bermudagrass quandry
I can't quite figure out if my front lawn - common bermudagrass - has died or is just slow. All around me, the lawns are green, but I have this big central brown area that looks pretty bad. There's a scraggly...

Bermudawon't grow upwards
My lawn was sodded with bermuda this past Dec in its dormant state. I live in southeastern North Carolina. I fertilized with the recommended 16-4-8 fertilizer at the end of March and April. The...

Best
What grass is best for recreational turf medium traffic. What about for mini turf or lawn low traffic.

Best bet for arid small property
We close on our house on May 7th. It is in a new development and on a tiny (1/10 acre before counting the house/driveway) lot. Our front yard is zero-scaped and cannot be altered...

best broadleaf killer
I was wondering which was the best type of broad leaf killer and also the best time to apply it?

best choice
What is the ultimate grass for the new orleans area?

best choice
What's the ultimate grass to be grown in the new orleans area?

Best choice for sodding new yard
I am about to purchase a new home in North Texas area. I want to get a Tiff grass but am uncertain of which variety. I mow with a old walk behind greens mower that I...

Best Fescue For Kansas City
I live in a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri on the Kansas side. My soil is a dark clay loam, heavy but very rich soil (much more fertile than the old rocks and red clay of Hot Springs,...

Best Grass for a SHady Lawn
After leveling out a flat spot in a steep backyard, we are left with red clay and zero topsoil. It is a fairly large, shady area and we want to install sod. Huge purchase - NEED...

best grass for a soccer field
Needing to know if zoysia grass is favorable for a soccer field. If not what is best grass?

best grass for field in N.E. Florida.
what is the best type of grass to plant in a field that has just been preped. To be planted in September. Currently I need a turf to help with erosion. And...

Best grass for middle GA
What is considered the best type of low maintenance yet good looking grass for the middle Georgia area?

Best Grass for Missouri
I live in St. Louis and wanting to get some opinions on the best grass for my lawn. I am torn between a zoysia and tall fescue. Both are grown in my area. I have had zoysia before, and...

best grass for new yard
I recently purchased a new home in rural central Texas. I have sandy red clay soil that will receive plenty of sunlight. There are lots of weeds and the naturally occuring grasses. I...

Best grass for Puerto Rico lawns
hi all, my father in law is currentlying for grass that will grow best in hot/humid/rainy climates as he lives in a hill region of the island of Puerto Rico. can anyone...

Best grass for San Diego / SW Facing lawn
I have killed off my South West facing 1500 sq ft lawn here in San Diego and am preparing to overseed next weekend after thatching, aeriating and maybe tilling....

Best Grass for Shady Areas in Gainesville Fl
Any suggestions for grass seed or sod for highly shaded areas? I have st. augustine now, but it doesn't seem to do so well. I bought some seed...

best grass for someone with dogs
I do rescue and all of my dogs are inside dogs, however, we do play outside. The area around my deck is now just dirt and the walkway from gate to gate is the same way. Also, part...

Best grass for the AZ. desert
I live in Lake Havasu City, AZ. I'm the prosses of putting in A lawn in our new home. The average summer daytime temps. are 105 degrees and can get to over 120 but not...

Best grass for Utah
What types of grass are best for Utah's environment? Summer is hot and dry while winter is cold and snowy. Any opinions or experiences?

Best grass to use in South Florida
I recently moved down from Boston, MA and bought a property in Florida. Property needs an entire new lawn. I want to plant the highest quality of grass that is resistant to...

Best Grass Type for Lawn Striping Residential
I live in Buffalo, NY (Cool Season Turfgrass). Would anyone have any idea or info. (where to look) for best grass type that would highlight...

Best grass type for Massachusetts
I have a new yard, currently all dirt that was an old cow farm. i am looking for the the best seed to plant. There was a strong manure smell when the soil was spread. The yard...

Best grass type for North Houston
I live in N. Houston(Spring area)and was wondering if there was good replacement for St. Augustine. I planted a tall fescue blend from Pennington in some pots and I...

best grass under maples
I live in NC and my front yard is shaded by three big maple trees. I can't get anything to stay growing under them. The last thing i tried was creeping red. What would be the best...

Best green up is where my female dog pees on my bermuda lawn
What can I do do catch up the rest of the rest of the lawn? Or what household products green up bermuda lawns....

Best in San Diego
I know this is similar to another post, but I still have to ask. I live in San Diego and my yard has full sun all day. 2 kids that love to play on the grass, and 2 male dogs that will also play there, but...

Best recommendation for SW Florida Lawn
Great site! We need a new front lawn and major help in the back. We live on salt water canal with water restrictions 2x a week. The front is full sun...

Best sod for my area
What is recommended for the Bay Area? East Bay specifically. I have some crappy lawn in our backyard for a house we just bought. Tons and tons of weeks throughout, plus mint plants! I'd like to...

best sod for shade in San Diego, CA
I have a ~1200sqft yard in San Diego, CA that has fairly large eucalyptus and pepper trees on both sides. As a result, I am looking for one of...

Best St. Augustine cultivar
I would like to hear from anyone who has had St. Augustine sod put in. What kind do you have? Do you like it? What general area do you live in? What kind of soil do you have?

best St.Augustine variety for shade
What is the best variety of St. Augustine for shade with a couple hours of afternoon sun per day? We have high humidity in the summer. We have fungus all...

Best Time to SOD in Flroida
Hi, I live in Land O' Lakes Fl and want to resod and have been reading here a while. Please give me advice on how to do this. I have all kinds of dirt. Thanks

Best turf for High Desert
I live in an extreme climate where lows can drop in the teens in the winter and 100+ in the summer. Very similar to Las Vegas. The front lawn is a mess and want to reseed with a new...

best type for extreme shade..
i have two very large magnolias(53years old) in my front yard. coastal, SC. they shade out everything and drop huge dead leaves constantly. is there anything green that will grow...

Best type of Zoysia for Atlanta
I am putting sod in my back yard. It has been suggested to me to install zoysia instead of bermuda. What is the best type of zoysia for my region and what are it's advantages...

Best type with big Dogs
I'm in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles (hot!) and have 2 large male dogs that have destroyed the Marathon sod I had put down, its just soil now. I need a variety that will grow...

Best warm seson seed for Tucson, AZ
I currently have ~3,500 sq.ft. of yard to fill with a turf. After pricing out the cost of sod I have come to the conclusion I will need to seed instead. The reference...

Best way to care for my new Fescue sod
We're in N. Ga. mid 80's during the day. We just installed new fescue sod (18 pallets)at our new home. After the install we watered for about two hours then our well ran...

Best way to level a lawn.
I have a nice Berumda lawn that's about two years old. It used to be level until we had some flooding. Now when I mow it leaves little circular marks because of the mower hitting a low...

Best Zoysia Type for Baton Rouge
I live in Baton Rouge, LA and am looking at different types of zoysia to put down as a new lawn (sod). I am looking for a dark green fine textured variety, anyone have any...

better lawn in Dallas
I live in Dallas, and the builder said my lawn is a bahia mix. It turns brown in the winter and it looks terrible! Is there a different type of grass that will survive the summer but not...

Better Reel Mower
Is there a lot of difference between the McLane and Tru Cut mower other than price? Also are there any other brands you would recommend?

Beware of this company- www.zoysiafarms.com
After reading some of the negative feedback I am skeptical of...

Beware of this company- www.zoysiafarms.com
I saw the ad in the paper and what got my attention was that it only...

Beware of this company- www.zoysiafarms.com
They send out dead plugs and don't return emails. They will...

BIG PROBLEM !
First let me start off by saying this forum is GREAT. My first post on here. Here goes. About a week ago I fertilized my lawn (Scotts Turf Builder). A few days later I used (Ortho Weed Be Gone). 2 days after that my lawn is...

big ugly bug in comost
I have these bugs in my compost pile. They are just gross, some are small and some are about 5 inches and curl up and look like giant, fat, white worms. Can someone tell me what they are???...

Big Yellow Areas in front lawn
I have maintained my lawn beautifully in the NE for many many years. I think I may have overfertilized in certain sections of my front lawn because I have huge yellow grass patches....

BILL BUGS
Could somebody tell me which are the scientific name/s for BILL BUGS. Thanks in advance [This message has been edited by spiridon (edited 06 July 2004).]

Biodynamic Turf care
I worked on a biodynamic farm in Taos last year, and I have attended a prep-making workshop with Hugh Courtney from JPI, but I am wondering if anyone has been using biodynamics in...

bird dropping looking mold
I have a bermuda lawn in the north atlanta area of which I just put down manure/compost top dressing,corn-meal,&lime a week ago. yesterday was the first sunny day we've had in over a week...

Birds eating the seeds
Does anyone have this problem? Sparrows, I seeded my garden only to have birds eat it all up. Any tips on how to stop this?

Bitterblue
I am thinking about sodding my hard with bitterblue. I have heard it grows good in the shade. Is this true? How much should I expect to pay for this. I am in Central Florida...Lakeland between Tampa and...

BitterBlue New Sod
I have new sod turning brown. Does Bitter Blue need as much watering as other sod and how much for how long? The cracks need to be filled in and the contractor did not scrap the old dead grass, so...

black and smells
I put up a pool in my back yard.I have had it up for about 2 months.My st.aug. underneath has turned black and i think it is mold.Will this mold spread or die off in the heat(i live in california)it...

Black Mold
I have black mold looking substance where I may get a little too much shade. What can I use to kill this stuff. I have used standard Scotts Fungicide granuals but this does not seem to work.

black residue, dead grass
I've been watering in the evening after work, and now find 2-3 foot patches of a this black layer on the soil. Feels almost like tar, with little/no grass in this area. Is it fungus? What do I...

Black soil
In a spot of my yard that has thin grass the dirt is real black. Anyone heard of this? The rest of the yard is fairly sandy.

Blade sharpening
Does anyone have any relevant advice regarding blade sharpening on a rotary mower?

bleached out looking lawn
I fertilized our lawn this spring with a highly regarded name brand weed and feed fertilizer. There has been rain nearly every other day. So lack of water should not be a problem. Areas of...

bleeding heart vine
How do you kill a bleeding heart vine that keeps coming back after you dug it up?????

Blue Grass Weed
My St. Augustine Lawn has developed a very fine grass like weed that is "blue". Applications of the usual Scott's Weed & Feed do nothing. This week is gradually taking over my lawn. What is it and how do I control...

Blue grass with unwanted fescue
Hi, I have blue grass with fescue scattered about. What herbicide will kill only the fescue? Thank you

Bluegrass - Can It Live Where St. Augustine Lives
Perhaps someone who is a "turf expert" can answer this question for me. I live in Texas, near Houston, and have a yard of St. Augustine. Planted...

bluegrass grows but not thick
When I first bought the house, the front yard was dried up and pretty much gone, with a huge maple tree in the middle and roots taking over the lawn like they owned the place. I built a...

Bluegrass-type grass in Miami
Every time I go up north and rediscover what it's like to walk barefoot on nice, soft grass, I come home to Miami *hating* the awful rough crabgrass-like grass that's...

BOB Sod
Im new just got my babby lawn installed. I found Turff Royall. To feed my babby. What the best to keep weeds out. Im not into the local H.D. crap. I want something to kill, but not my lawn. any ideas?????????

bolster
if you are using Bolster, from Lesco, I would like to know how the results are from this organic growth suplement. I am planning on using it in the south where drout is ominet during the summer and diseases are common. also is...

bordergrass, mondograss, liriope
While this is not specifically a turfgrass, it forms the bulk of the non-broadleaf weed vegetation in some areas of my "lawn". (I have recently purchased a nice house surrounded by a...

Borwn Patch
Our sod is centipede. It is 6 months old. Just two days ago we noticed a couple of areas with yellow/brown grass. They now appear circular and are brown.There are now 7 of the "patches". We believe this is brown...

bougainvillea ph
My bougainvillea is in full sun, grows like a weed but produces very little bracts. What should the soil ph be? Is there another site that would be more helpful?

bowling greens
gday im an Autralian apprentice greenkeeper and im finishing my apprenticeship soon and im thinking of going OS, but i have been working on bowling greens, cricket wickets and sports ovals, not very much golf course...

Brand new lawn
I have a brand new plot of land (appx 7500 sq ft) I have 4 inches of composted cow manure and top soil sitting on top of sand. I know its late in the season but is it too late too seed and what is the latest...

Brand new lawn
I have a brand new plot of land (appx 7500 sq ft) I have 4 inches of composted cow manure and top soil sitting on top of sand. I know its late in the season but is it too late too seed and what is the latest I can...

broadleaf killer
Recently we had our lawn,trees (including fuit trees), bushes ect. sprayed for bugs and weeds.But now my grape vine has browning and curling leaves. Did the broadleaf killer in the spray hurt my grapes? What...

Broadleaf Weed Control in Bermuda
What should I put down to control broadleaf weeds in my Bermuda lawn?

brown areas
I recently mow my (georgia)lawn,and about a week later I had brown patches all over my lawn. I nned help!!!!

Brown Bermuda grass
I live in Tucson, AZ, where the temperature has hovered around 100 degrees for the last month. I let my grass, which is both winter rye and bermuda tiff, get too long. When I cut it with a gas...

brown bugs possibly eating st. augustine
My grass is turning brown and yellow. Patches of dirt are showing thru. Watering doesn't make it any better. The soil is beginning to look like an industrial wasteland(devoid...

Brown Centipede
I am having a couple of problems with my Centipede this year. Last year I used Scott's Bonus S for Centipede and my lawn did very well. I didn't have any weeds and it was very green and very rather quickly. This year...

Brown crop circles on burmuda
My lawn is a beautifull green bermuda. Except for these brown rings that keep popping up. What are they and what can I do? They can range from size but are generally about 30" in diameter. IP:...

brown dirt
My builder filled my land with brown sandy type of dirt. I plan to seed my land. Should I buy black dirt to put over the brown sandy dirt before I lay seed, or will the brown sandy dirt be ok? Jason

Brown Dormant Grass In Yard
I have brown spots in my 5 acre yard. Some of these are very large in size. I am trying to find out how to fix these aeras in a cost effective manner without breaking the bank....

brown grass
just seeded my grass in late april. It grew great for awhile but has been dying back it seems like. Most areas are still thick but there is a lot of brown in it. I water twice a week and get at least a couple of inch's eack time on...

Brown patch
My St. Augustine has patches that have died and will not come back. It started last year in one spot and now there are several spots. The grass away from these areas seems to be doing fine. Other grasses and weeds have now started...

Brown Patch
Hello. I'm new to the forum...I did a and didn't see this particular question fielded before...if it has been and I'm being repetative, please excuse me. I live in the Metro Detroit area. My grass has been green for about 2...

Brown Patch - & Grubs - St. Augustine Grass
I have been told different things by several lawn care companies. I live in Austin, TX - the temperature is about 68 degrees during the daytime, and 30-40...

brown patch - fungas
Hi! I have dwarf bermuda grass on my golf course greens and I have noticed on some of the greens on certain areas of the greens large numbers of small, irregularly shaped circular in appearance,...

Brown patch in centipede in Aug
I live in Wilmington, NC. A small area of brown patch appeared in my back yard. Why? I have never had brown patch in a yard, isn't it too late for brown patch? TIA, Mark IP:...

Brown Patch on St. Augustine
I have noticed brown patches in my thick St. Augustine grass yard. The patches start small, with yellowing of the blades and some circular brownish spots on them. Then the patch dies...

Brown patch or Dollar spot Please help
I have either brown patch or dollar spot in my bermudagrass lawn here in North Alabama, but I am not sure which. From what I have read here and elsewhere, brown patch is worse...

Brown Patch or Insects
I purchased a home in Alabama last July that has an Emerald Zoysia Lawn. I have a spot of grass (2ft x 4ft) that is mostly dead grass. How do I tell if it is Brown Patch or Insects? How do you...

Brown Patch- Saint Augustine
How do you tell the difference between, "Brown patch" and Cinch Bugs? IS Brown Patch and Take All the same thing?

Brown Patch Take all patch/rot?
I live in the greater Houston area. The sod in my backyard is about 14 months old. There is a large circular area (about 10-12 ft in diameter) of brown grass. Down below the...

Brown Patches
We just purchased this house about a year ago. It was a new lawn and at the end of summer it seemed to be health and green. However, as spring approached we noticed several large brown patches that just...

brown patches in St. Augustine
I have some brown grass in the St Augustine in the back yard. Does anyone have any suggestions to get rid of it. We also have thin areas under an oak tree.

Brown Patches taking over!!
I have floritam grass....It was once lucious and thick...and green like carpet now we have brown patches (dead) that seem to be spreading...any suggestions on how to green...

brown spot in bermuda
After several weeks of constant rain in central fl my celebration Bermuda has developed small brown spots. I have teated for mole crickets several times

brown spot on st augustine
i have brown spot on my grass (st. augustine) is this do to fertilizer or some else

Brown Spot Problems
We just moved to the Houston Area several months ago. What started out as a few minor brown patches has spread to entire swathes of the yard (St.Augustine). I didn't know what it was...and it just got out of...

Brown spot reoccurance
Hello list, I have a well established St. Augustine lawn, that has repeatedly shown signs of brown spot problems. Our extension agent diagnosed the problem and recommended daconil or equivalent to...

brown spots
Hello i am at my witts end last year my lawn was all green this year i have a few dead brown spots been trying to figure it out for some time any ideas would be greatly needed thanks for reading my post you can email me...

brown spots
I am having problems with brown spots in my St. Augustine. The primary spot is where we cleaned our pool filter. Does anyone think that might have been a factor. Also, should I put down a fungicide now? I just put down some horse...

brown spots caused from dog urine
We have St. Augustine sod and since finding out that the dog urine is causing the brown spots, what can we do to keep the grass from dying? It's a bit hard to follow...

brown spots from dog urine in zoysia
How can I repair these spots or keep them from getting worse.

brown spots in bermuda
I'm noticing brown spots in my front lawn. I have Chem-lawn as a service and have not asked them yet. any suggestion on what they're from and how to get rid of them thanks IP:...

Brown Spots in Floritam
Just finished reading threads that I found as a result of a on the forum. Very informative but I wanted to still describe my lawn situation to make sure my problem was similar to those I read about. Here...

Brown Spots in MI
Hello. I'm new to the forum...I did a and didn't see this particular question fielded before...if it has been and I'm being repetative, please excuse me. I live in the Metro Detroit...

Brown Spots in St. Augustine
Not sure if this has been asked before, but can anyone tell me why there is a dying circle in my St. Augustine? I live in Tx, and the circle started about September last year with...

Brown Stolons
Hello. I have St. Augusine (maybe Floratam). In several areas the stolons are brown and there are no leaves. The areas may or may not be large and are typically located near sidewalk or street. My location is...

brown streaks in grass
Last week I noticed patches of grass in full sun areas looked as if they needed water. After I mowed, we had a good rain. Then, brownish rust streaks appeared in a pattern consistent with the mower...

Brown swooshes in St. Augustine Grass...help
I recently laid St. Augustine sod in my yard and there are 4 or 5 spots of brown swooshes throughout the lawn now. They are about 3 feet wide and have a...

Brown Thatch - St Augustine Grass
What's the most helpful thing to do for that this time of year (October)? One lawn care company recommended raking out the dead areas, so new grass could grow in them. Should...

brown thinning on bermuda
i just sodded my front yard with a bermuda grass 6 weeks ago..fertilized it with maxpro before laying...and once again a week ago..have been noticing thinning spots....yellowing looking a lil...

Brown TIF 419
I sodded in about 3/4 acre of 419 about a year and a half ago. Grass is growing great. However, every time I mow, the grass has lots of brown in it. It seems as though only the top 1/4 inch of grass...

brown TIF 419 Bermuda
I live north of San Antonio in the Hill Country and I am having problems just in the last two weeks with large brown patches in my lawn. I have an in-ground sprinkling system which I have been running three...

Browning Bermuda grass
My bermuda lawn is less than a year old and I can not get it to green up. I fertilized in late spring and summer and the majority of it has stayed brown. I have three or four areas...

browning zyosia/bermuda
I live in central NC and I have had a problem this summer with my lawn starting to brown up almost looks like its going dormint? I know it has been raining alot this year in my area but I have never...

Buffalo Grass
Best seed variety of buffalo grass, source and seeding rate (lbs/acre) for north central Texas praire region about 15 miles south of Sherman, TX. Thanks

Buffalo Grass
How hearty is this native grass and does it work well in the shade? I also hear there are many varieties. Any pros or cons on planting this?

Buffalo Grass
I live in Phoenix Arizona and am thinking of planting my full-sun, small front yard with buffalo grass surrounded by wide border of ornamental grasses and lavender. My husband says that buffalo grass is extremely...

buffalo grass
will buffalo grass grow in florida in the zone 9a 8b line? What are the problems?

buffalograss
I live near Wichita, KS and was wondering if anyone has had much luck with 609 buffalograss. Over the last few summers I have plugged a small are with Legacy buffalograss but have been disappointed with...

buffalograss in NC
Is anyone in North Carolina (or Southeastern US) using Cody Buffalograss? I live in Apex, NC (Near Raleigh) and am considering it. Would like feedback, please.

Buffalograss invasion!!
A part of our yard was in buffalograss when we bought this place 14 years ago - been trying to GET RID of it ever since & replace with a good fescue lawn. It's been invading...

bufflao grass
Help me my bufflao grass is not green like before ,its brown and yellowest .Idont know what to do.

bugs in compost PLEASE HELP!
I started a compost pile back a few months ago. I stacked up block in a 4 x 5 area. Then I added my materials. I've used most of the table scraps and food that would of gone in the trash...

Build Up a Hard Packed Lawn
My front lawn is Fescue/Bluegrass in Northern Virginia and is about 2500 sqft. The soil is hard clay and acidic, and has become depressed (slightly below sidewalk level) over the past two...

Building a new lawn...
I've read and researched all winter on how to construct and maintain a beautiful lawn. My plan right now is to till my existing lawn and sod with St. Augustine. I live in Northeast Florida and...

Bulls Eye Burmuda
Does anyone have information on Bulls eye Burmuda?Thanks

Bulls Eye Burmuda
Am looking for information on Bulls Eye Burmuda has anyone come across this new grass

Bumps in yard
Last summer I sprayed the yard with an insecticide thinking the brownish color of the lawn was due to bugs. It seemed to help but then this fall the brownish area came back and I sprayed again this time using the same...

bumpy lawn
My lawn in the front and the back yard has silver dollar sized dirt mounds that are about 1/2 tall. They cannot be seen when viewing the lawn, but you sure can feel them when you walk on the lawn. The little dirt...

bumpy lawn
I have a well established lawn (30 years old and well treated), but this year it has become very bumpy, uncomfortable to walk on. There is no apparent dead grass or tunnels beneath the surface but on close...

Bumpy, Uneven, new Tifton Bermuda
My lawn is 1 year old and the contractor did a poor job of leveling the soil before adding the sod. However the sod has done an amazing job of rooting in and...

bumuda grass
Can replacing bermuda grass with st augustine rid the bermuda grass and would the use of chemicals ruin the chances of the st. augustine from growing

Burmuda "funk" in Atlanta
About a week ago, we started noticing dark gray and black oily spots appearing on a section of our bermuda-grass lawn. The spots turn off-white about mid day, as the sun dries them out. The...

Burmuda all of a sudden turning brown
My burmuda grass the last few days has been turning brown and discolored in several parts of my yard,The yard almost looks like a camoflage color?? The neighbors...

Burmuda all of a sudden turning brown
My burmuda grass the last few days has been turning brown and discolored in several parts of my yard,The yard almost looks like a camoflage color?? The neighbors on both sides...

Burmuda and wild in some El-Toro
I am helping take care of my neighbors yard while he is in Afganistan. There is some El-toro that was plugged, is strting to run, but also some "wold grass" and...

burmuda germination
How long does it normally take burmuda seed to germinate? 5days, a week, 2 weeks? [This message has been edited by Randy in Kansas (edited 18 June 2004).]

Burmuda Grass
I just had my house built and and was wondering what grass to go with since I am in Georgia close to Savannah. I then was apprached by a guy who is trying to get a yard started in the sub division so he offered to sell...

Burmuda grass going to seed
I have Burmuda grass in Texas. Last year my grass went to seed in the spring and it continued all year. This spring it started again and it's as bad as ever right now. How do I stop this grass...

Burmuda Grass Lawn
How can I kill St. Augustine grass in my Burmuda grass lawn without killing my Burmuda?

Burmuda Plug extension
As my wife an I have not finalized our plans for landscpaing our yard other than a large section of lawn (Approx 2500 Sq. Feet) we are interetsde in plugging to save money. After the lawn is...

Burned ny wrong fertilizer
On the advice of a local lawn/garden shop, I recently applied the wrong weed/feed fertilizer to my beautiful centipede lawn. Now it is burned in places so that only a few green...

Burned u fescue
I used a drop spreader a few weeks ago on my back yard (fescue) that apparantly was broken and now I have big burned spots in the fescue. Is there anything that can be done to salvage this summer or should i just wait and...

Burned Zoysia, HELP with a FIX
After place a "anti fungus" material on my zoysia to cure hot spots, or brown spot, i ended up getting the anti fungial material to concentrated, and it ended up burning my...

Burning Bermuda Grass
I live in the metro Atlanta area and I'm curious as to when I should burn my bermuda grass lawn. Should I spot treat any weeds that are currently coming up or should I let them burn with the rest of...

burning centepede lawn in winter
is it o.k. to burn off centepede grass in winter to get rid of excess and prepare for spring to grow more freely?

Burning Off Bermuda lawns ...
What exactly is the purpose of "burning off" an entire lawn? Does this provide natural fertilizer? Does it prevent weeds? What purpose, other than making the entire yard an ugly BLACK,...

Burning your Bermuda Lawn
My husband wants to burn our lawn (Bermuda). He says it will make it come back greener and thicker. It sounds like a good idea, but I've never heard or seen anyone else do this. He used to be a...

Burnt Bermuda
I left a pool solar cover out to dry on my Bermuda for 30 minutes and it burnt a large patch of grass. It doesn't pull out easily and most of the roots still seem green. What can I do now to revive it or do I need to pull it out...

Burnt Grass
I fertilized my yard a few days ago and now it is turning brown. I think I burnt it! Is there anything I can do to make it come back?

Business insights wanted
I'm the chemical lawn maintenance supervisor for a small AL landscaping company. I've only been here for a few months (I'm the first supervisor this dept. has had), but I know there's been some...

Buy St. Augustine plugs in Dallas
Will St. Augustine take over Bermuda? Can someone recommend a good source for St. Augustine plugs in the Dallas, TX area? Thanks for your help! Brona Allen,...

buying grass seed
Where is the best place to buy tifton 9 or argentina bahia grass seed at this time of the year and what price range can I look at in 50 lbs bags

Buying home and too broke to spray the yard
Are there any kinds of sprays that i can use that will rid the house im buying this week of weeds so that i can see what type of grass i have and the condition...

Buying Sod
Can any Austinites point me in the right direction in buying St Aug grass? I have a partial/moderate shaded area, that we landscaped, and it an area needs some grass. Thanks

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California Licensed Growers of Palmetto St. Augustine
www.sodsolutions.com is a great site. It says that growers across the country, including CA, are licensed to grow the Palmetto St....

Calling Empire Zoysia Experts or Owners. Redbird
I made a mistake when leveling my backyard with River Sand on top of the old grass (centipede, soil is clay) when following local advices, I did the...

Calling Empire Zoysia Experts or Owners. Redbird
I made a mistake when leveling my backyard with River Sand on top of the old grass (centipede, soil is clay) when following local advices, I did...

Can anyone buy prograss (ethofumesate) in Texas
Found that the local Lesco carries a lot of stuff for my lawn, such as Manage, Pre-M, and sulfactant. It looks like the online store carries Prograss, which...

can anyone give me tips on bahia
Can anyone give me any tips on bahia and ways to maintain it?

Can anyone identify this
Maybe I posted this in the wrong forum before. Hello to you all, I have the follwing problem. My Kikuyu grass is having yellow spots that are increasing in diferent areas and are getting bigger....

Can Car Gas kill Bermuda Gass
My husband spilled some gas on our Bermuda Sod and the spot turn brown. What should I do. Please HELP

Can I install my St. Augustine Sod on my own
Help. We are just completing the installation of our pool and they are grading our lawn today. There are some substanial patches of sod missing...

Can I kill Creeping Beggarweed
I have a St A. lawn in coastal GA and my problem is Creeping beggarweed, it's everywhere. I've tried different kinds of selective herbicides and nothing seems to kill it. The last one...

Can I kill off other grasses and promote St. Augustine
How can I kill of certain other grasses in my lawn like, bahia, and bermuda? I just want St. Augustine grass there. Do I need...

Can I make money
I have decided that I want to go to MSU and take the golf course program. I was wondering if anyone has any information about that. I also am wondering if I can make any money in this profession. IP:...

Can I mix grasses
We have just cut down 3 huge oak trees in order to have grass in front of our house. There are still many smaller oaks further away from our house so that area is pretty shaded. The large area...

can I mix Palmetto and Floritam Sod
I am planning on resodding my entire yard and I have some areas which receive little or no sun (like under my boat which I store on a trailer on the side of...

Can I put to much potasium on my yard
I'm looking a a Hague water treatment system that uses potasium to condition water. If I water my yard with this system is there a problem. I don't know the...

Can I reseed on sod
I had new sod put in last year and it looked wonderful! This year, we had to deal with a very HOT summer and had no rain at all. Although I watered the lawn, it seems that I have brown...

Can loose pieces of st. Augustine be healed
My sod is not rooting with the soil underneath. It has been four weeks since I initially laid the sod and my grass is slowly browning and...

Can my Bermuda Grass be Saved HELP!
It is 2 April in Middle GA. Evidently, the wrong fertilizer was applied to my grass and it now appears dead... beige/brown color, crabgrass only thing coming up green. Can we...

can of worms
Well, I feel like I have myself into a position where I opened up a can of worms. I have been doing some research and reading of this forum and I'm wondering if I am in over my head. The question I have to ask is one that...

Can one sod over established St.Augustine lawn
My neighbor just had a pool built. When it came time to place the St.Augustine sod, the sod company - in some areas - placed St.Augustine...

Can someone ID these weeds for me
Hopefully this link works...Need weed ID and how to get rid of them. One pic is of a bermuda runner (I think). There are a couple of pics of each weed....

Can st augustine choke out weeds
I am new to the whole yard thing, but I am in south ga and have about a half a acre I cleared 5 or 6 years ago. A year or so after I got it cleared a friend of mine...

Can you identify this
This is growing in a boggy area, old pond bed. http://intechprinting.com/pics/

Can you lay Floratam over bahia
instead of digging, can just laying it over existing bahia work? thanks, rich

can you plant rye grass in the spring
I'm sorry, I'm all new to this. I live in Charlotte, NC and i was wondering what is a good brand of seed to use that was not to expensive and will be fairly easy to keep. I...

can you regrade with fine sand for topdressing
I have a fairly well graded back yard but have a few spots that are not allowing me to cut low at all. Can I topdress this area with fine sand...

Can you spray Ornamec with an Ortho Dial N Spray
I'm new here, Ive been using Gordon's Ornamec for about 7 years now to control Bermuda/wire grass in fescue. It took me about 5 years to pretty much get rid...

Can Zoysia be Overseeded with Ryegrass
I have emerald Zoysia lawn in Central NC, and I'm thinking about overseeding it with Perennial Ryegrass for winter coverage...

Canada Green
I've recently sown Canada Green in areas of our lawn that were either bare or where I've added more soil. It sprouts within about three days. I was told by a landscaper that May and June are the optimal times (in KY) to...

Canada Green Grass too good to be true
I did a lot of investigation on this grass. It is not suitable for all...

Canada Green Grass too good to be true
I just read an ad for Canada Green Grass. Sounds too good to be true. Supposedly...

Canadian documentary about lawn
Hello, I am a researcher in Montreal, Canada. I work for a documentary about lawn, as to know what lawn means for us. I am currently looking for some people who are...

can't get grass to grow in my front yard!
we put our yard in 2 years ago, and the back looks great but the front can't seem to take. Back yard is all clay, front is our septic and drain...

Can't get rid of Zoysia
Help!! I have killed half my lawn, put up a physical barrier between my lawn and my neighbors lawn, and I have pulled zoysia until my hands bleed. It's still there! Isn't there anything that will...

Can't Grow Grass Around Above-Ground Pool
We have an above-ground pool and can't grow grass on the south side of it. The stockade fence provide some shade. We have tried everything, but it will not...

Can't remember the name of this product
Hello all, A few months back I was reading a Bermudagrass forum (might have been this one) where someone posted about a product that you mix with water and spray on Bermuda...

Care of St. Augustine Grass
Please Help Last year I purchased a new house with St. Augustine Grass, (Type Unknown). This year patches most small, one large have appeared where the grass has died and what...

Care of Zoysia
Evening all, I have several questions if anyone can help me?? We're in northern Viginia, witha an established zoysia lawn. I have other grasses, fescues I think and some weeds, that are here and there in the...

Care of Zoysia
Evening all, I have several questions if anyone can help me?? We're in northern Viginia, witha an established zoysia lawn. I have other grasses, fescues I think and some weeds, that are here and there in the...

Career Change
Hello all, I am new to this forum so please bear with me. I am currently serving in the U.S. Army as a Special Forces Operations Officer. (I have been in every conflict since Grenada),I will be retiring...

carpet grass
i need help to control carpet grass in my floratam grass. i know asulox was a product of the past what can i do now? except pulling it out??

Carpet Grass
What is Carpet Grass and how do I get rid of it?

Carpet grass in Floratam
I am interested in something that will kill carpet grass in Floratam. A few years ago a friend gave me a little bottle of a blue liquid that he had written "aslum 3.3" on. I used about...

carpetgrass
Hello all, the problem i am having here in south florida is carpetgrass, when we moved in to this house we spent $800 on sod, laid it down and the lawn looked freakin great. then the carpet grass came out of know where, it...

carpetgrass
is ther any way to get rid of carpetgrass in st. augustine lawn in florida?(short of roundup)

Celebration Bermuda
Looking for some help on getting it real green. The areas where there is some shade it comes in very green, but the majority of the lawn has no shade and is only moderate green. It's about 2.5 months...

Celebration Bermuda
Looking for some help on getting it real green. The areas where there is some shade it comes in very green, but the majority of the lawn has no shade and is only moderate green. It's about 2.5 months old--when...

Cenepede Grass
I know Cenepede Grass is a weed. I've had it in my yard for 15 years now. Recently in the past 2 years large "Dead Spots" are showing up in the yard. I use 15-0-15 fertilizer plus Iron pellets that usually make it...

Centerpede Hydrogen Level
I have been told that my centerpede lawn that is not doing to well has a high Hydrogen level (69%). Can anyone tell me what causes this and how I can correct it.

centipede
When is good time to plant centipede seed?

centipede
I live in Mt. Pleasant SC outside of Charleston. The ground is of course mostly sand. I have two dogs & need a strong grass. I currently have centipede & from what I read it's good because it doesn't grow fast therefore I...

centipede
Just a quick question for you experts out there. We just bought a new house and they put down centipede sod. Its pretty green through out. The only problem is that we have what we call WATER GRASS everywhere in the...

Centipede
I put fertilizer out on sod that was planted about 5 weeks earlier. Started getting brown spots so I applied a fungicide and I think I put it out at too high of a rate and turned my grass brown. Will the grass come...

Centipede Dying
I had a great stand of Centipede last year and then in mid summer a small patch started dying. It continues this year almost in a circle. There are no mushrooms and I have tried Daconil and Diazinon but it continues to spread....

Centipede fertilizing & leveling
I live in NW Florida (Tallahassee). Is it too late in the year to fertilize now that it's early September? Also, what is the best leveling agent (black top soil, white play...

centipede grass
We sodded our yard in August of 2001. Now we are noticing that our grass has red tips. Overall the grass looks healthy. Should we be worried and how to we treat it?

centipede grass
Our bahia pastures have spots of centipede starting, what can be used to spot spray these areas???? Mrb36@aol.com

centipede grass
I gather from all of these discussions that centipede grass is almost a weed for most of you. I live in northeast Lousiana with a hard white almost clay like soil. It is actaully reclaimed swamp land. Does...

Centipede Grass
How do I get rid of Bahia Grass in a centipede lawn short of roundup or by hand?

Centipede grass
Anyone know anything about centipede grass? I need something that will take the heat without loads of water, and will crowd out the crabgrass. Is it better/worse than bermuda in terms of how fast/far...

Centipede Grass
I soded my lawn in July and now I have a few spots that have a black gray powder on the blades and I wanted to see what it was and if I should treat the grass for it?

Centipede Grass - Black Residue
I recently discovered that when I walk across my yard a a black residue on my feet. The grass looks pretty-much health, dark green even. I have heard that this is common with...

Centipede grass dead/dry patches
Hello, I am so glad to find this web site - and I am hoping you can help me.... I live in northern Louisiana and we have Centipede that's been put in two years ago (new house), clay soil. The...

Centipede Grass Dying Out
I built a house on basically what should have been a gravel pit. Since we live on top of a hill and had no topsoil, we sodded this spring. The centipede sod was doing well in the beginning of the...

centipede grass has red stems
My centipede sod was put down in March 2005, the backyard is doing fine no problems but the front yard has red stems growing all over the front yard. I have followed the proper weed and feed...

Centipede Grass Question
I have a lawn of centipede that had the following symptom - the grass was green on the lowermost parts of the leaf, the upper part and tip were red or had red areas on each leaf. The overall effect...

Centipede Grass Seed
I live in Baton Rouge,La. and really need to plant centipede grass seed now. I do not work so I would be able to water it daily if need be. Do you think this is at all feasible? Any help is appreciated....

centipede grasses for Florida lawns
What is the best method for starting centipede grass?

Centipede green-up
I live in ATL. The temp has been spotty, but we are approach the 70 degree days. I expect to see my centipede greenup when we hit the 80s I think, which might be March/April. What do I need to...

Centipede Greenup HELP
I recently had a lawn sodded with dormant centipede (3 weeks ago, in GA). Greenup began to occur, and with it came some type of onion weed. I went to ACE to find something to kill it.. . .the person...

Centipede herbicide
I live in North Florida and have been told that an herbicide that goes by the trade name "Vantage" will kill invasive Bermuda in a Centipede lawn without harming the Centipede. I believe the actual active...

Centipede in bermuda
I have centipede growing in my bermuda lawn. I was told to wait until the bermuda goes dormant and spray the centipede with roundup grass killer. Won't this also kill everything around it. I was also told I...

centipede in florida
centipede grass was recomended on this web-site preferable over bahai. i live in jacksonville and have not seen any centipede lawns in this area. does any one in fla. have any experience...

Centipede infiltrating my fescue!
What can I do about centipedegrass taking over my fescue lawn? We live in Upstate SC and moved into our home (new construction) last fall. I've heard you can over-fertilize and it will kill...

Centipede is Dying. Green Blades turn dark-red to purple
I just moved to this house in the winter. Centipede Grass turned green then we had some cold nights (28F) and warm days (75F)....

CENTIPEDE LAWN PROBLEMS
I HAVE A CENTIPEDE LAWN AND FOR THE LAST FEW YEARS IT HAS BEEN A PROBLEM. THE WORST PROBLEM SPOT IS IN THE BACK YARD. THE GRASS IS VERY THIN AND NOT FULL LIKE THE FRONT AND...

Centipede lawn with Shade - Overseed
I have a centipede lawn that is coming in nicely in the sunny parts. There is some shade around the corners where the lawn is thin and not surviving too...

Centipede or Fescue in NC
I have a two year old lawn (2 acres) of tall fescue (Kentucky 31) in Nashville, NC that I absolutely hate. I am trying to decide whether or not to overseed this fall with turf...

centipede overtaking bermuda
I live in Savannah GA with a Bermuda lawn. 99% of neighborhood has centipede. Problem is that centipede seems to be trying to taking over my lawn. I prefer the hardiness and...

centipede pallet life
I just purchased a pallet of centipede recently harvested to patch up some bad spots in my lawn. The only problem is that I might have purchased it a bit too soon and I am worried about...

Centipede planting help needed
I hope I've given you enough information to help. Which was is the better/faster way to establish a centipede lawn... Completely starting over or sewing the seed among...

Centipede pre-emergents
I live in Atlanta, GA. . . what should I do to prepare my lawn for Winter? I have centipede. I know it does not need nitrogen at this point. . . However, any weed control?

Centipede prob
Nice forum, I was hoping to get some help. I have centipede grass and its has been great most of the year until a month or so ago. It started getting brown in certain places and seems to be dying. I keep it watered when it...

Centipede problems
I have large areas of my centipede grass turning red. Does anyone know the problem or a resource for me to use/

Centipede Problems....
History of my backyard. Been in the house nearly two years and the yard is roughly three and a half years old. Wasn't very healthy or thick before last summer. I fertalized it once and it came up strong...

centipede purple red
I am in savannah ga and have a centipede lawn. The last two weeks in many places including all the tire tracks from the mower the grass blades are turning a purple red color any ideas? IP:...

Centipede rookie looking for some help
This is my first experience with centipede grass, bought a used home jan02, donít know jack about this kind of grass, could use some advice with basic maintenance....

Centipede seeding
As I've posted on here before, my lawn was damaged by a self-inflicted atrazine attack. I've begun the process of resodding the most damaged areas. Should I also overseed with Tifblair centipede to speed the process...

centipede sod
Individual looking for quality centipede grower who can delivreply to Billymcker about 9000 sq ft to Brunswick.Darien GA

Centipede Top dressing
I have lost about 1/2 of the Centipede I sodded 3yr's ago. You name it, I seem to have it. Spittle bugs,wrong mowing height,I mistakingly applied lime and had excessive thatch. I had...

Centipede troubles in Louisiana
HI, I am a new member to this forum and a new homeowner with a mess of a yard. My problem is the centipede grass is very new to me. The lawn is about 6 years old and in our back...

Centipede turf mix
What shade tolerant grass would look good with an already established centipede lawn? Or is there a centipede cultivar that is shade tolerant?

Centipede Turning Purple
Wherever the wheels of my riding mower go, the blade tips that grow back are purple!! My yard looks like a checker board since I mow one way one week and the change the pattern 90 degrees the next. Looks...

Centipede vs. Zoysia
I need some opinions on which type of grass to sod in my backyard in Birmingham, Alabama. I have moderate shade and 2 feisty beagles, so I have been told that it will need to be either Centipede or...

centipede vs. zoysia
I am about to landscape a house for a freind, but i am unsure about what grass to use. I know i either want to use centipede or zoysia. If anyone has any experience dealing with these grasses, their...

Centipede weed
I put in new centipede last Sept in south georgia and it was able to establish. I used Lesco Pre-M about Nov & then again in March. Still have quite a few weeds now. Last weekend used Lesco three way. Do I...

Centipede() encroachment in Bahia pasture
A centipede type grass is gradually taking over our bahia pasture. As we use this pasture to supplement the feeding of our horses, we try and keep the pasture free...

Centipede, coated vs. uncoated. Centi-seed, Pennnington, TifBlair
I am planting 5 acres with Centipede seed and want to make sure I'm planting the best...

Centipede/Bermuda
My yard is pretty much a mix of Bermuda/Centipede/Every weed known to man (?) Is there any weed control products that are safe for both bermuda & centipede? I am not sure what all weeds I...

Centipefe decline
I think that my 10 year old centipede lawn here in eastern NC is in decline. I have been using 6-6-18 Tobacco fertilizer(Rainbow) annually at a rate of 10lb/1000ft at 50% greenup and then in 30 days at...

CENTI-SEED THE ORIGINAL CENTIPEDE
Ijust bought some CENTI-SEED THE ORIGINAL CENTIPEDE GRASS SEED. My question is can I successfully grow it in the Kansas City, Mo. area? If so, how...

centpede
I live in south Mississippi and have lawn that was seeded last Spring w/ 1 part centipede to 5 parts carpetgrass. It took well but what I am seeing is growth that has many short stalks that appear to have seeds on them. I am...

Central Florida Seville
Has anybody heard that Pursley Seville does poorly in almost completely full sun? My yard upon installation looked great for about 4 months. But now 2 years later, the sod has never rooted in the...

CGM - Odor
I put down CGM about two weeks ago. 50lbs per 1000 sq ft. I also included dry molasses at 25lbs per 1000. This last week I have an odor in the area that smells like rotting vegatables. Could this be the CGM? What did...

Challenging predicament ...
This is probably going to be a long post, so please bear with me. I have a small home in the country in SE Georgia (near Statesboro). The house was moved into a grove of...

Champion Bermuda Grass
Any advice on planting champion bermuda grass for a back yard putting green? Live in south Louisiana. Thanks G.

Champion Zoysia in NORTH CAROLINA
Is there anyone from NC, or sounding areas with similar climates, out there that has Zoysia, particularly, Companion. I am considering zoysia and have mixed feelings. I have read...

Champion-Bermuda supplier wanted
Please advise the supplier of Champion-Bermuda on the WEST COAST. Thank you.

Changing Bermuda to Zoysia
Hey guys, I'm glad I found the site, looks like a great source of info. I bought a new home recently and I have bermuda in the front. The sides and back were winter rye and its...

charcoal fungas
I have a charcoal colored fungus growing in my lawn in E Texas and would like to know if anybody knows what it is and how to treat. Charcoal in color and when you step on it, it puffs in the air and desperses.

Charlotte lawn question
I recently moved down to Charlotte, NC from upstate NY. It seems much more difficult to keeps lawns in good shape down here because the soil doesn't seem to retain any water. To make matters...

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Checkerboarding St Augustine
I just finished laying a pallet of St Augustine in the "checkerboard" style. I cut each piece in half then laid them with spaces in between each. How long will it take to...

cheesy white substance-is it mold
i live in birmingham, alabama and have meyers z-52. i have scattered areas of a dense, white, substance that has the consistency of cheese(i didnt eat any)-is it a mold? i have applied...

chemical aeration
I have seen several companies advertise chemical aerating products that supposedly loosen compacted soil better than mechanical aeration. Just wondering if anyone has had any experience with these products...

chemical control of carpetgrass
Is there a chemical method for eradicating carpetgrass from a St. Augustine/Floratam yard?

Chemical for Kikuya grass
Can anyone recommend a good post emergence control for kikuya grass?

chemical mowing bahia
can anyone offer any information about using Roundup in very low concentrations on Bahia to delay/eliminate seed heading without browing out the grass...I've been hearing some intriguing...

Chicago area residential fescue problem
Bad drought last year. Many lawns lost. Mine ok except fescue has taken over the Kentucky Blue in many patchy areas. Probably 30% of the total lawn now taken over. Is...

Chickweed in Centipede
I have a centipede lawn in GA that struggled this spring due to drought. Chickweed has established itself in a few places and I'd like some advice on how I can eliminate the chickweed without damaging the...

Chinch bugs (how to kill)
ive sprayed with triazicide like 2 times.. each time it has rained that night. Is it ok to keep spraying...will it hurt the lawn? any better stuff to use? half my front yard is gone

Chipper/shredding Zoysia
Somebody mentioned they took Zoysia and ran it through a chipper/shredder and blew the shredded grass into the soil and it grew fine. Does anybody have information on this...

Chives
New to the board, so this may have been discussed previously, in which case I apologize. Anyway, my problem: My neighbour decided to grow Chives in his vegetable patch at the end of his garden a couple of years ago.... and they have spread...

Choice of grass for Austin, TX
Hi, My huband and I recently moved down to Austin and bought a house. We have to plant the lawn pretty much from scratch, and we are not sure what type of grass to use....

Chunks of fungus in my lawn
I live in Houston, Tx and have St. Augustine grass. In my back yard I have a fungus growing. It is in big chunks and is kinda hard like the expanding foam insulation in a can. This part of my yard...

cinch bugs vs. fungus in st augustine grass
I live in southeastern NC and purchased a house with an established yard of St Augustine grass. The house was vacant for around 9mths, mainly fall of '03 and...

city girl needs advice on new lawn
I have lived in the city all of my life and just recently bought a home in Alpharetta, GA. Obviously I've never mowed a lawn in my entire life and now I just purchased a...

Classic St. Augustine
Iíve been using Mercedes St. Augustine very successfully in the Atlanta area for three years. Now Iím going to install St. Augustine in another part of our yard. However, my Mercedes...

Clover control and Myoporum
I planted a myoporum on an hillside. In the past I had the timeto keep the weeds at bay but this season (San Diego) I've been so busy that clover has practically taken control of the hillside. Its...

coarse bermuda grass
Why is my new princess 77 lawn that I planted from seed two months ago becoming very coarse with thick stems growing from a central point? I live in hawaii and have been watering quite a bit to...

Cohiba: Got a for you...Poa Annua
I read a post you made some time ago: http://turfgrass.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/000447.html about "wetting agents" burning off the seedheads on Poa. Can you be more...

Commercial Weed Killer for Floratam Lawn
I have been having a problem in finding a liquid weed killer that can kill weeds in a Floratam lawn. It seems that most of the liquid concentrates display a...

common Bermuda
Hi Gang, I have what around here is reffered to as "common bermuda." It is not sod, just the sort that kinda springs up in older yards. What I want to do is "thicken" up this common bermuda as ground cover for a very...

Common Bermuda Verses Bahia
Can anyone tell me how to tell the difference between Common Bermuda sod and Bahia sod? I have some sod on the slopes of a project. The contractor is saying it's Common Bermuda...

Companion and Zenith in El Toro Zoysia
I have a few spots in an established El Toro lawn that need work. A few are bare spots due to efforts to eradicate invaders (e.g. bermuda) and the others are thin areas...

Companion Zoysia Seed
Has anyone had any experience with this seed variety? I am about to start a new yard and am leaning towards seed instead of plugs. I am a first-timer and could use some guidance. My...

Comparative of zoysia varities
I found this very helpful. http://www.agry.purdue.edu/turf/report/2004/p43.pdf Looks like El Toro is the biggest winner if someone is looking to plug. They spread the fastest by far....

Compatibility of bermuda and st. augustine
Folks, Need some insight on my sodding plan. I'm planning on putting bermuda sod around my new house apron out to the perimeters of the yard where my shade starts. I...

Complete novice
Hi all, My husband and I are building a new home(our first) in Central Florida and have no idea as to what options as far as types of grass are avaible to us in this area. Any ideas or suggestions would be...

Compost and Sand in Bermuda Lawn
I have a new bermuda lawn (installed in March '03). Both from and rear. Soil is clay. (Atlanta). I have heard about sand to smooth out lumps and bumps. What is...

Compost Tea
I read a few years ago about a company that was experimenting with a compost tea. I would like to test something like that out through my irrigation system. Does anyone have any thoughts and/or experiences with this?

compost tee does it work
where do i find a web sight with test and test results of the application of the product.

Concerned about the effects of rust...
I'm almost positive my one 1.5 year old tall fescue lawn is infected with rust because of the orange tips and how this rubs off. Plus, when I mowed the last week, there was...

Conflicting advice on Celebration Bermuda
So after going out and spending a ton of money on a reel mower, come to find out that information is wrong. On top of that the required fertilizer isn't available in...

Conflicting advise on Celebration Bermuda
So after going out and spending a ton of money on a reel mower, come to find out that information is wrong. On top of that the required fertilizer isn't available...

confused in bayou country
Anyone with some help would be a blessing! Last summer I moved into a recently built home with NO grass planted. Went on a two week vacation only to return home to some grass?,...

Considering Bermuda Sod
Recently moved into new home in Charlotte and I am considering getting Bermuda. Want to sod the enite yard. Any suggestions on preparing the lot for sod. Yard is approx .3 acres. Would a...

Construction finished! Any chance for a lawn in July
We just finished major yard renovation and have a good several inches of topsoil, but it's summer in St. Louis. Can we...

control and overseeding bermudagrass
I would like to control/stop the growth of bermudagrass in our St. Augustine lawn. I have read that ATRAZINE will at least damage bermuada and have a...

control of Bahia
I am interested in controlling the spread of, possibly eliminating Bahia from some managed lands. Any sugestions would be helpful, mechanical, chemical, etc. Thanks.

control of bahia grass
please tell me the best herbicide to use in controlling bahia grass in bermuda, st. augustine lawns---the bahia came from hay and is taking over ---it is a real problem.

Control of centipede grasses
We are trying to grow a lawn of fescue type grass, but we're having a tough time eliminating the centipede grass(es) that continue to grow. We live in Virginia Beach, VA. Is...

control St Augustine's invading
I have a nice front yard covered by Bermuda. Unfortunately, St Augustine from my neighbor°Įs yard starts to invade from day one. I have put divider but it can°Įt...

Controling Bermuda in El Toro Zoysia
I was mowing my yard last night when I spotted some uncharacteristic runners popping out of my El Toro Zoysia. Further investigation revealed these to be Bermuda runners....

Converting to bermuda
I currently have a st. augie lawn(half dead due to pump going out). I and see now as the time to convert it to bermuda, I could not see killing a well growing lawn. So I would like any input on...

Core Aeration in Texas
Any pros out there that can answer this?; Please no organic alternatives....When is the best time to core aerate bermuda lawns in Texas? Would it be beneficial to do it now?, we have been in a...

corn meal
I am new to taking care of warm season grass bermuda.I have seen a lot on this site aboutcorn meal being used as a fertilizer. is it ok to use on bermuda? would this be a primary or a supplement? i live in tampa thank...

corn meal / fungus control
i had applied scott's lawn fungus control about 2 month's ago to my currently infected dead st. augustine grass. i'm going to till-up and re-sod in the spring [bahai or centipede]. what...

corn meal application
I know they say to use corn meal for fairy rings, can you also use this for Necrotic Spots since they look like the same exact thing? if so, how is the application applied? ASAP..Thanks Jen [This message...

Corn Meal as Fertilizer
I have read two threads in this forum that corn meal serves as a good fertilizer. My question is can corn meal be used as a stand alone fertilizer or should one be using corn meal in conjuction with a shelf...

corn meal for fungus
I want to try this corn meal solution for my St. Augustine that is turning brown and dying. So how do I apply it. Should the grass be watered first or should I apply the corn meal and then water or apply and...

corn meal in Louisiana
I live in northeast Louisiana. I've been to 2 garden shops, Home Depot, Lowe's, and a local hardware shop. When I asked for ground corn meal they all looked at me like I had a horn growing out of my...

cornmeal
How come every thread on this website somehow leads into cornmeal?

Cornmeal for Fungus
I have read many posts on the use of Cornmeal for fighting/preventing fungus in lawns. I have Bermuda, and some small round areas (2inches to 6 inches round) that appear dead. I purchased 50 pound bags of Cornmeal, but...

Cornmeal or Cornmeal Gluten
You most likly have seen Licensed Corn Gluten Resellers information http://www.public.iastate.edu/~isurf/tech/cgmwebsite.html Selling for as high as $50.00 a bag to cover 2500 sf? Not needed?...

Corsair
Where can I get info on the residual affects of Corsair. Used 2oz on 13,000sq ft in June. Reseeded in August - grass won't grow. Residuals perhaps ? Help

Corsair Chlorsulfuron
Where can I buy the product mentioned above?

Cost
I am considering sodding my lawn with 419. What can I expect to pay per sq ft.?

cost of Bahia sod vs Floratam for residential use
Can anyone give me an idea of what to expect for an up charge to go to a Floratm yard vs. Bahia (sod)? One third...

Couch Grass Mystery
Expert Advice Needed: In Science we are investigating an environmental mystery. The victim:Couch (cynodon dactynon) has died with the following condidtions: - has been watered, although almost as if victim has died...

Couchgrass Bermuda grass
Is couchgrass the same as bermuda grass? If not where do I get couchgrass seeds? Thanks Wayne

Course Fescue in a Blue/Ryegrass lawn
Until recently the only grasses I could see in my lawn are Ky. Bluegrass & Perennial Ryegrass, which is exactly what I planted. However, within the past few months I have had a...

CRAB GRASS
MY LAWN (TALL FESCUE)IS BEING TAKEN OVER BY CRAB GRASS. HOW DO I GET RIDE OF IT? I LIVE IN EAST SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA. AND IT'S STARTING TO GET WARM. IS IT TOO LATE TO DO ANYTHING THIS YEAR?

Crab Grass
Crab grass is choking out my bahia. What can I do to get rid of the crab grass? I live in Central Florida.

Crab Grass - Tall Fescue
I live in NC. I have a new yard that we planted in Spring of 2003. I have several patches of crab grass that I want to kill before it takes over. The grass I have is Tall Fescue. Can anyone help as to what...

Crab Grass Yard
My whole yard is crab grass with a little bit of Fescue. Where do I start to get rid of the crab grass. I just bought the house and the last owner didn't have a green thumb. Not that I do, lol. I would at least like to...

Crabby Grass
Anyone have any thoughts on areas that are used by the dog to do her business? The St. Augustine grass in this area is much more susceptible to browning and crabgrass is the major predator. Finally, how can I...

crabgrass
Is there a product you suggest to treat crabgrass in st. augustine grass?

Crabgrass
I live in central florida and have crabgrass taking over in areas of my backyard. I used Image to kill off some nutsedge and also sprayed on crabgrass although there was little effect even after repeating. So I sprayed some...

crabgrass
I live in southern Maine and my lawn is over run with crabgrass . Is there any thing I can do before spring.

Crabgrass
Any suggestions on killing crabgrass in San Augustine???

Crabgrass
I had been using Chem-Lawn to get rid of my crabgrass -- it has just about taken over all of my yard. What can I do without using them again, to kill this and get a beautiful green grass lawn to grow?

crabgrass and asulox
Does anyone know how much asulox to mix with water to kill crabgrass in st augustine grass? I have a one gallon sprayer that I will be spot spraying with. Thanks

Crabgrass everywhere
I'm taking over a home where there has been crab grass growing in the yard for 20 years easily, so basically, it is all crabgrass.. ugly, unsightly and well-established. The yard is probably 30'x20'....

Crabgrass Fescue? What? (In my Bermuda)
I'm new to Texas, living in Austin. My lawns are Bermuda - that much I've established. As I mow them, I notice clumps of much broader and longer grasses. I know St....

crabgrass growth
I moved into an exclusive neighborhood and there are finely manicured bermuda lawns everywhere. I prefer a natural look with indigenous weeds. Any suggestions on how to get rid of this...

crabgrass in floratam
we need help in finding the right herbicide to kill the crabgrass in floratam in Lake County Florida. What can we use that will not kill our lawn while treating for the crabgrass

crabgrass in Minnesota
I seeded my new yard in the spring and it took pretty well. However, my back yard is quickly becoming full of crabgrass. Is there anything I can do this summer or in early fall to start getting rid of this...

Crabgrass in my St Augustine lawn
We live in Jacksonville Florida and have had 40% of our St Augusitne lawn taken over by crabgrass. We have started pulling it up, but our large yard would be hours and hours...

crabgrass in new bermuda lawn
just sowed a new lawn of bermuda grass from seed, the "improved" variety, in june. It has came in great and is really filling in-but-crabgrass and weeds like crazy. What can...

Crabgrass in New Zoysia
I have a month old zoysia sod installation in my back yard that is doing well except for the crabgrass. I think it is too early to go for the gusto with a spray application of...

Crabgrass in newly laid zoysia sod
My sod supplier sold me a batch of Empire zoysia complete with crabgrass (there were some other issues, but I do not to elaborate at this point, giving them a chance to...

Crabgrass in newly seeded bermuda lawn
I recently planted bermuda seed in a new lawn. The original lawn was sprayed with roundup, tilled and then seeded with straw placed over it. The bermuda was coming up...

Crabgrass in perennial rye
I've got crabgrass coming up in some perennial rye that I've overseeded onto my bermuda playing surface. I think the crabgrass was brought in by a contractor who leveled out my infield last month...

Crabgrass in San Augustine
I live in Southern California and last year my 3 year old lawn (from San Augustine plugs) looked fine, but crabgrass had begun to infiltrate it. Despite treatment with pre-emergents, it...

CrabGrass in St Augustine....Help!
I'm buying a house I've been renting for a year and Crabgrass has taken over a portion of the yard :eek!. I've hand/tool/chemical pulled some, but I have had to be careful because...

Crabgrass in St. Augustine
I am new to and live in NE florida. I resodded the better part of my lawn early this spring. I hired a local outfit to maintain the pest and fertilizer/weed control. I am getting invaded by crabgrass. I am...

Crabgrass in zeon zoysia
What is the best product to use on crabgrass in zeon? Also, what is the best height to cut the zeon to fight the crabgrass? I have cutting it higher 3 1/2" lately due to highs of 97 to 102 for the...

Crabgrass is dead, but brown patches left behind, help!
I will admit first and foremost the only mystery here is the black thumb I seem to have when it comes to plants/grass (with...

Crabgrass preventer (when to apply)
I've got a bag of Scotts fertilizer with crabgrass preventer just waiting to go down. We've only had a couple days in the 70's here in Winston-Salem, NC so far, and 60's are forecast for...

Crabgrass prevention
I live in Oklahoma City and just bought a new house. What is the best time to apply crabgrass preventer to our bermuda lawn? Thank you!!

Crabgrass problem
I have a lot of crabgrass in my backyard My fertilizer company suggest me to do a round-up to kill the crabgrass, then put new sod. But the round-up takes 10 days, and the sod company tell me that I do not need to do...

Crabgrass...I Think...PLEASE HELP
We live in West Texas and just moved into a house late last year. We have Bermuda grass but I wasn't able to get the Crabgrass preventer down soon enough. I did however, Roundup the crab that...

Crabgrass/sandburrs
Howdy folks, new to the site. I've been reading the posts and wishing I had some of the problems you folks are having,I've never heard of many of the grasses you all talk about. I'm in...

cracked corn opposed to cmeal
is cracked corn usable if I cannot find corn meal? Or should I use Alphalfa instead? Also, how often should i fertilize, i dont want to do it more then necessary Please help..asap IP:...

Creeping Grass has got to go!
I live in the tidewater area of Virginia and had, I say again...I had a nice sodded tall fescue lawn. I aerate each fall and use the Scott's five step program. But, This past summer,...

Creeping Zoysia
How can we keep zoysia grass from encroaching on in our rock beds and other places not intended for the grass?

Critters or fungus in centipede
centipede lawn where most of the centipede's runners have died and maybe the roots, leaving small areas that seems to be dead. How can I tell if it's an insect/worm/grub or fungus causing the...

Croquette in Utah
I grew up in Riverside, CA. My fathers lawn was a Bermuda hybrid called Santa Anna. Every one loved playing croquette in our backyard because the balls would actually roll straight. I now live in UT and just built a home....

Crowfootgrass weed in floritam
We installed 13,000 s.f. floritam sod four weeks ago. Install site is southwest Florida. We have not mowed it yet. I have noticed large areas of weeds growing that we...

Crowne Zoysia
I have had a large portion of my backyard grass(st. augustine) here in Northwest Louisiana die away. It was in pretty good shape when we moved in 3 yrs ago. I think it has been several factors. Kids playing on it...

C-U-3 Sport Ultra-fine bladed Bermuda
Zero-weed PLUG ready pieces with 1 inch of dirt, shipped same day. Each piece is 4.40 sq. ft., cut-to-order, and shipped same day air from...

Cultivars for MD
I am a property owner in Southern Maryland and am looking for advice on which turf grass cultivar (or cultivars) that would be the most appropriate for my situation. Basically, I am in need of...

Current Prices of El Toro Zoysia
What are you guys seeing as far as price for a pallet (covering 50-60 sq. yards) of El Toro Zoysia. I have checked around locally (North Alabama) and prices...

Cushman Turf Truckster
I have a Cushman Turf truckster. Model Number-898635 Serial Number-93002574 Type G 27 HP Water Cooled I am having trouble finding a starter for this engine. Any help would be greatly...

Cutting Bermuda before winter
I've been cutting my hybrid bermuda at 2.5" because the yard is too uneven and grows too fast for me to cut it every two or three days to maintain the 1.5" optimum height. I live near...

cutting down bermuda grass
When is the best time to cut down bermuda grass? Mine is going crazy. I am using the recommended fert program from Lesco. I heard that you should not cut the grass when it is dormat. If that is true...

cutting height for bermuda sod
I just bought a new house here in Northeast Georgia that had bermuda sod in the front yard. I was wondering what the best mowing height for this grass is? When we...

CUTTING NEW ST. AUGUSTINE SOD
WHAT IS THE RECOMMENDATION ON CUTTING NEW ST. AUG. SOD? IN OTHER WORDS HOW LONG SHOULD IT GET BEFORE CUTTING FOR THE FIRST TIME?

Cutting St Augustine down
I purchased a home recently and am having to quickly learn about St. Augustine lawns. The lawn is over 3" thick and I have a problem getting my 4" popup sprinkers above the...

Cutting Zoysia right
I am in my third year of an Emerald Zoysia lawn in Atlanta and have finally moved to a reel mower from a rotary. Now that I can cut my lawn to the recommended height of 1.5 to 2Ē, I am seeing that...

Cynadon, and spring dead patch
Hi, Im a green keeper on a golf course, and my cynadon dactalon fairways have spring dead patch, ive looked everywhere and cant find any info on this pathogen. anyone know what causes it and...

Dachniel
What is Dachniel? I read where you're supposed to apply Dachniel to new St. Augustine sod within three days of installation. My local nursey has no idea what it is. Can anyone here help?

Daconil application
1. Called the folks in Columbus, Ohio about Daconil on lawns. I wanted to know the appliation rate. They said Daconil is not recommended for grass. What's the rate of application for...

Dallas grass in st. augustine
I have lived in this house for over 3 years now and the people who lived here previously did not take care of the lawn. It was about 1/2 st. augustine 1/2 bermuda when I moved in with...

Dallasgrass
I seeded a yard with Hogan blend Fescue this past spring and Dallasgrass is taking over. I use a lawn seeder and it worked great. I did several yard this way and they all came out great except one. Dallas grass is...

Dallasgrass
I have some Dallasgrass growing in a lady yard I seeded this spring and it's taking it over. I seeded it with Hogan blend Fescue. I don't want to use MSMA, because it can damage or kill the Fescue. I would like to know of...

dallis/johnson grass in St Augustine
We moved into our home last fall and we have a large back yard that is Bermuda and a front yard that is St Augustine. At first glance our lawn look very good, probably the best...

Dallisgrass weed
I seeded a yard with fescue and Dallisgrass is taking over. I know that MSMA will kill it, but it can damage or kill the fescue. I need to know of another chemical to use.

Dallisgrass weed
I need someone to help me. I seeded a yard with fescue and Dallisgrass is taking over. I know that MSMA will kill it, but it's not very good for fescue, because it can damage or kill the grass. I need to know of another...

damage from herbicides
I treated by lawn with Weed be Gone and I know have large patches of dead and burnt grass. I did this about a month ago and I have seen little improvement with heavly watering. 7 days ago I planted...

Damaged St Augustine
Our St Augustine(Palmetto) lawn has been deteriorating progressively for the past three years. The lawn was new in Oct. 98 and looked fantastic for the first two years. We have had increasing areas of yellow and...

Dark Black Area Where Sand Was Placed
Help! I live in Ohio with a lawn that is 3 years old from sod. Ky Blue. We recently did a paver patio and had the sand dumped on plastic on our lawn. (We had a friend say it was...

Dark Green Bermuda in GA
I want my yard to have a dark green color. I had a soil analysis done early this year by the county extension agency. I apply about 35# of 16-4-8 to my yard, which is about 7500 square feet every 30...

Dark Green Circles in Grass
This is the third year for approx 2 1/2 acres of turf type fescue in Columbus, Ohio. We had Scotts fertilizing our grass until this year in which we decided to do it ourselves and have applied...

Dchall_San_Antonio
hey, I'm farily new here. I definitely appreciate your comments.

de anza zoysia
Do any of you turf scientists know why the De Anza used for the Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team was removed and eventually replaced with BullsEye burmuda? Was it for lack of color or some...

DE fescue grass help!!!!
In late June we had tall fescue sod installed. I watered as instructed but after approx. 6 weeks the grass quickly died. Our soil was tested and the pH level was 3.He...

Dead bahia sod
I have 15 acers of dead sod. top soil has a ph of 1.9 to 3.1 would this kill the grass in a short amount of time.4 to 6 weeks.or should I look to other causes.Area is in central florida

dead bermuda sod
Im a home builder in Arkansas and have a client that I believe has killed their sod. It was bermuda and was installed in late october, the homeowner used 13-13-13 about two days after it was...

Dead Bermuda sod squares
I'm new to the lawn field (excuse the pun)and I need some help with my Bermuda. I just had a home built (it was finished in June)and the builder laid sod down in the front yard. They waited too long...

Dead Brown Patchs in Floratam
My St.Augustine Floratam of 4 months is slowly being taken over with brown patches.I Water about 1 to 2 inches a week. Checked for insects and found none. Any ideas? Also how can one...

dead burmuda
what is the best method for getting rid of dead burmuda grass so the new burmuda can come in correctly.

dead centipede
We live in N Florida and the centipede that was growing naturally in our yard plus a large amount that we sodded over the past two years had died and there is nothing left of it. You can rake all of it up and all that is left is...

Dead Lawn - Help
Last year the lawn was green and flush. Now it has died. It is completely yellow/brown. I know it is a combination of too much thatch in the spring, cinch bugs, extreme dry weather with 2 weeks of no...

dead or injured
I had some zoysia Z-3 planted in large plugs almost sod pieces in an area on the side of my house. Didn't seem like it was doing well, so I pulled it up. The ground under it was damp and...

Dead patches ....Yellow in color....spreading
Greetings, I have St Augustine very thick in most of my yard (1 acre minus house and shop) in east TX, loamy soil. Last fall I got some kind of yellow...

Dead Seedlings
I'm in the Charlotte, NC area. I planted some Yukon Bermuda a month an a half ago when the temperatures were abnormally in the 80s. They germinated in about 5 days and were doing great. Then about a week later, the temps dropped...

Dead Sports
I live in the Houston Galveston area with an old St. Augustine lawn that has developed numerous dead circles. The blades have totally shriveled & died, but still are standing upright. The circles are no larger (at the...

dead spots in buffalo
We have very healthy buffalo grass. All of the sudden it looks like someone walked around our yard and randomly sprayed roundup. It continues to get worse everyday. There has been no spraying in...

Dead spots in lawn
My lawn is relatively new. After laying down the sod it took very nicely. Within the last couple of days though the lawn in spots is dying out. What could some of my problems be, and how can I fix them? I...

Dead SPOTS-not Sports
I live in the Houston Galveston area with an old St. Augustine lawn that has developed numerous dead circles. The blades have totally shriveled & died, but still are standing upright. The circles...

Dead St. Augustine Grass
I have a large patch (4ft x 20ft) of what appears to be dead St. Augustine grass. It pulls up easily and exposes the dirt. I've been concentrating more water on the spot, but it seems to...

dead yard
I own 4 1/2 lots in the city of norfolk,va. The problem i have is this the front of my lot has about 12 pine trees that ring my front yard. i have been having getting any thing to grow there other than azaleas. Is there a type of...

Dead Zoysia
We have emerald Zoysia and our lawn did not green up this year (less than 40%). Chemlawn is saying it is due to "Winter-Kill" (conveniently after an article ran in the local paper), but I'm not convinced....

Dealing with drought and water restrictions
Sporadic rain in southern Florida has been a relief, but will not make up for severe water depletion that has occurred in some areas, such as the Tampa Bay area, going...

Dealing with drought, water restrictions
Sporadic rain in southern Florida has been a relief, but will not make up for severe water depletion that has occurred in some areas, such as the Tampa Bay area, going back...

Deciding if my Bermuda can be overseeded
I am the third owner of my home and am not sure if my Bermuda is from sod or seed. Is there any way to tell? I am considering overseeding and topdressing the lawn and seed a spot...

Ded bermuda grass
I had a house built in Greenville SC in Aug 2004.They laid sod that had sat on the pallets for about a week. When they finally laid it was a golden color. It never greened up. This spting it is still very...

Del Mar sod
Anybody know where I can get Del Mar sod rather than plugs? I got the plugs at Home Depot, but the area is larger and it would be easier with sod.

delmar St. Augustine grass plugs
I want to plant Delmar St. Augustine plugs in the shaded areas of my yard, I live in the Conroe, Texas area. Does anyone has a list of suppliers in this area? IP:...

delmar vs palmetto
I have narrowed my decision to these two. Can anyone comment on the pro's and con's of one vs the other? I live 30 miles north of San Antonio, Texas and have full sun to about 3:00pm. Thanks to...

Depression in lawn
Four to five foot circular, 2" to 3" deep, depressions are developing in four different locations in the lawn... like the ground is sinking... also, in these areas the grass blades are shorter, don't grow as fast...

Desperate!!! - Please help identify grass!
I recently had my yard hydromulched with Zenith Zoysia. Something is growing, but I'm not sure that it's Zenith Zoysia. Could someone please help me indetify...

De-thach St. Augustine Lawn
I have a 3 year-old St. Augustine lawn in central TX that has become heavily ladden with runners. I though about attacking the lawn with a de-thaching blade on the mower but there is a...

dethatch or verticut
Which grasses should be dethatched with a power turf rake and which sould be verticut? I have either blades for my power rake

Diamond like appearance
I recently installed a sod base in my front yard. I have always been impressed with the design patterns used by baseball parks and I would like to emulate them. How is the grass cut...

Did I kill my St. Augustine
I'm afraid that I may have damaged my lawn, and I would appreciate any advice. Here's my tale: I bought my house in mid-July 2003 (Houston). The grass is St. Augustine, though I am not sure...

Different Field Paint Colors
HEllo everyone, I am really new to the whole turf painting thing. This weekend, I will be helping paint our schools mascot on the 50-yard line, and I need help finding...

different grass seeds got planted
We put in a new lawn last summer. It looks terrible. I think it might be because we used different kinds of seed (that were given to us -fescues, kentucky blue, rye). We...

Differnt Month/Same Qustion
I'm trying to grow St Augustine in NW Florida and have a mess: soil borne fungus, weeds, weed seeds, grubs, nematodes, and mole crickets. Over the years I have tried to treat these problems,...

Dimension 0-0-7 application rate
What is the application rate for Dimension 0-0-7 using Scotts speedygreen 1000. Thanks in advace

Dirt Piles
My St. Augustine lawn has thinned tremendously in the past year. Yesterday, I noticed small piles of dark earth about 2-3 inches apart covering most of the lawn. The ground has a "spongy" feel when you walk on it. My lawn spraying...

Dirt work before installing Tiff 419
I will be installing Tiff 419 in the next couple of weeks. People are scaring me by telling me the dirt work has to be exceptional for this type of grass....

Disease or not a disease
There is a patch of grass in my front yard that has recently just "laid down". It is laying flat against the ground like a crop circle; however, it is not dead, it is fully green. I also noticed...

Divot Seed/Sand Mix
Our golf course has Poa Annua Blue Grass fairways. What seed mixture should we use in sand bottles for divot replacement. Our grounds supt. indicated he cannot get a mix that will blend in...

Do all St. Augustine's go dormant in So. Calif
I'm getting ready to sod my yard with something sturdier than Marathon, but have heard various stories as to whether St. Augustine goes dormant...

Do I nurse our lawn back to health or start all over
We purchased our home last summer. The home is 9 years old with an established yard- mix of bermuda and st. augustine. However, it is overrun with...

doconil on st. augustine grass
HOW DO YOU APPLY DACONIL ON ST. AUGUSTINE GRASS ?

Documentation
I use bermuda grass and ray grass in overseeding for a race track. Where and how can i find all documentation about operations concerning bermuda grass( diseases, scalp, fertilizers) Thank you for...

Does Aerify! Work
This is a product from www.natureslawn.com. Chances are it's a hoax but it would save me a lot of time in aerating my Texas clay lawn. I tried all weekend with a hand corer. It constantly clogged, never penetrated...

does anyone know where to get Zoysia in No.CA
I was wondering if anyone could reccoment a place to get zoysia near San Francisco and has anyone had success growing it here?

does st agustine grass come as seeds
just wanted to no thanks for your help if anyone can reply

Does St. Augustinegrass produce seeds
My lawn is in the panhandle of Florida. It is my goal to have just one type of grass, preferably the St. Augustine since it appears to be the one covering the most area. I...

does zoysia seed
I have meyer zoysia i sodded last spring this spring i have dark colored looking seed growing in it! It is possible the zoysia I purchased could had bermuda in it but this doesn't look anything like a bermuda...

dog
Can someone please answer a quick question for me? The question is: What nutrient is particularly important for ensuring maximum low-temperature hardiness of turfgrass? If anyone knows this answer please respond to me as quickly as...

dog and foot tolerant
What kind of turf is tolerant to both foot traffic and dog urine? BTW, I reside in Northern California in the San Francisco Bay area... thanks, --steve

Dog pee
How do you keep the lawn from turning yellow where a dog pees?

Dog Pee - need resistant grass
Hi there - I am in need of a dog pee resistant grass - any suggestions? I would love to return to a lovely green this spring. thanks

dog pee killing my zoysia
I laid myers zoysia in my front yard about 6 weeks ago. It has done wonderfully except that my dog and the neighbors dogs use it as a bathroom. It seems that their urine is killing the...

Dog Peeing in same spot
I've trained my dog to pee in the same area, so as you can amagine it looks like the lunar landscape. Am I asking to much to want the grass to grow back? I water it twice a day,...

dog safe fertilizer
What's a good fertilizer that would be considered dog safe? I am assuming something that is organic. However, there seem to be many options... thanks, --steve

dog urine in yard
I live in Southern CA and every place a dog piddles the grass dies. Is there anything I can do to fix this problem? Everyone I ask just shrugs their shoulders and says, resod the places. IP:...

dog wear and tear
My dog likes to play with with a tennis ball in our yard. Her feet then tear up our yard. I am going to re-do the lawn this year and would like to know the best type or mix of seed that would hold up...

doggy urinating causing brown patches
Help! We got new tall fescue sod laid in our backyard. It took beautifully, so after a month or so we let our kids and dog back in the yard. Now, every...

DOGS
THE PROBLEM I HAVE IS YELLOW SPOTS DUE TO MY FEMALE DOGS URINE? THE GRASS DIES IN THESE SPOTS. IS THERE A GRASS THAT WILL EITHER NOT DIE OF WILL GROW BACK WITH COLOR?

Dogs & Pets
We are in the process of preparing our yard for sod St Augustine's has been recommended as we have dogs as well. We are in Southern California. If anyone knows of a better choice for PEE resistant...

dogs and lawns
I know you must get a thousand emails about dogs and lawns and I'veed the net high and low but I'd like another opinion anyway. I have a pit bull (Long Island, NY) - she has free run of my...

dollar spot/brown patch
My lawn is bluegrass, however, I am not sure what variety. I have dollar spot and am going to try putting down some finely cracked corn as I cannot get cornmeal in bulk bags. Will this help control...

dollar weed
is there anything on the market that will kill dollar weed in paspalum and not hurt the grass? i live in central fl. thanks

dollar weed
We have a lawn full of dollar weed, except around the fruit trees where I applied fruit tree fertilizer. Do you think it would be wise to use fruit tree fertilizer on all of the lawn to try and eliminate the dollar weed....

Doral overseeded
Is that cool season grass i am seeing at Doral this week? I didn't think courses in Miami ever winter seeded. Whatever it is.....it sure looks good!

Dormant Care
Hi, I'm a first time home owner, in central TX, and just had my St. Augustine sod laid this past week. Right now, it's a beautiful green color but I've been told that in a few weeks, it'll go dormant and turn brown. Can...

dormant grass
i am a first time super and just wanted some input on fertilization for my dormant greens. they are tifdwarf eagle. i did not overseed and wondered if i really needed to do much of anything to them...

drainage issue
Not sure if this is the proper forum, but I've got a drainage issue on my lawn. I've got an area that's 10' X 5' on my lawn (new construction property), that does have a downgrade slope towards the street, to it....

Dredge spoil soil
I live in a waterfront canal community that was constructed by dredging the canal and raising the property with the spoil. The result is a lawn with no real organic material and mostly sand that drains away any...

Drive 75-DF
Is this herbicide strictly for cool season grasses? Has anyone used it for crabgrass control in St. Augustinegrass ??

Driveway Turf Rectangles
I live in in SW Florida and wish to know the type grass and soil composition to place in the 3"x3" squares in driveway pavers in a automobile turnaround area at my home.

Drought Resistant Varieties
I live in Rehoboth Massachusetts-This is located halfway between Boston and NYC. I have lawn of mixed varieties mostly Perrennial Rye and Fine Fescue....

dry soil and st. augustine grass
i have very dry soil (dirt) that no matter how much i water, the minute you break the surface, it's totally dry underneath. (it's more like powder) I would like to know if...

Dry Spots in St. Augustine - Central Fl
Here in Central Florida - it has begun to warm up. I have noticed in my new lawn (brand new house 9/2002), my St. Augustine is getting dry spots late in the afternoon...

Dummy about Soil
I live in Dallas, TX and have recently built a retainting wall and backfilled with sandy loam. It's 100% morning sun. Because of the unexpected cost and quantity of dirt, sod is now out of the question. I...

Durable Grass for Dogs in SoCal
Hello, everyone. I have 2 large labs and about 7,000 sq. ft. of grass to put in. I wanted Marathon because of the look and color, but heard that it does not hold up well to dog...

Durable Grass for Dogs in SoCal
Hello, everyone. I have 2 large labs and about 7,000 sq. ft. of grass to put in. I wanted Marathon because of the look and color, but heard that it does not hold up well to dog...

Dusty Purple Grass
I have a weird problem, I noticed a few days ago purple patches of grass, if i touch the patches its dusty like the grass is turning to dust. It seems to have spread a little bit. I think i have a mixture of grasses, i...

Dyeing Dormant St. Augustine Grass
In the past, I have allowed my St. Augustine grass to go dormant without over seeding and patiently waited for spring to arrive. However, this year we have put our house...

Dying
I'm a new homeowner and know zip about my Floratam lawn. Some patches of it have turned yellw and spotty and now are dying off. I live in Ft.Myers (in southwestern FL) and we have had way too much rain lately...anybody from...

Dying new sod
On June 25 about 1/4 of new sod was laid on my yard. I don't think a soil test took place. A sprinkler system was also installed. I left for three weeks with the understanding that the person in charge of the sprinkler...

Dying or going to sleep for the winter
Hello Everyone... First of all, please forgive me if this ends up being a stupid question, but I'm a new homeowner trying my best to take care of my first yard. I...

Dying Patches
I'm in Tampa, FL and have random yellowing to dead brown spots in my Bahia lawn. They are odd, circular shaped small patches. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Dying Sod
I just planted new sod in my front yard and approx. 2 weeks ago and now the edges of the sod are turning brown as well as the tips of the grass. Please help

Dying spots in new St. Augustine sod
In April and may I laid some large areas of new SA sod over bare areas in a 20-year-old yard. Neglect, poor maintenance, heavy foot traffic, etc. had...

Dying St Augustine grass
Recently I just moved to my new home in Houston,TX. Everything is fine except for the lawn. I was told by my neighbour that the grass died 3 mths ago since the last tenant moved out. I tried to...

Dying St. Augustine
Any help with this one? Neighbor's St.Augustine grass in Jacksonville,Fl. Grass is very easy to pull from ground. Comes up with roots (notice picture). Watered with irrigation system twice per week....

Dying St. Augustine Grass
I had a beautiful lawn of St. Augustine until the drought. I watered at least 3-4 times a week. The St. Augustine is 10 years old. I have sprayed for chinch bugs. Will it come back in...

EarthWorms
What could be killing my worms. I haven't used chemicals in a long time. Also grass (St. Aug.)is dying at an alarming rate. Circular patterns anywhere from 6-8 inches to 3 ft. I live in Houston and we haven't received much rain...

eden turf or turtle turf
We are needing to reseed our lawn, we live in Utah. Heard alot about turtle turf? Then just heard eden turf was much better.? Please help unsure of what to do.

Edging to Stop St. Augustine
I have to spend time every couple weeks walking the fence line and pulling up st. augustine surface runners that have made it under the wooden fence adjoining my neighbor's yard....

Editorial action to block spam
Regrettably, I have had to block automatic public display of user email addresses from the Turfgrass Forums. This action was necessary to help protect registered Turfgrass Forum...

El Toro Mystery
I live in Hawaii and currently have El Toro Zoysia installed. Today I noticed this pair of dark spots in the yard. The symptom is a rolled leaf and a tacky feel.

El Toro or Zeon
I live in north Atlanta and have alot of shade trees, no pines, with 3 hours or less of sun in some places. I will lay solid sod. No plugs. Which is the better of these two?

El Toro spots
Anyone have any ideas about my El Toro lawn spots? The lawn has been in for 15 years, doing well until last week when suddenly these light yellow green patches appeared in the previously dark green lawn. Live in...

El Toro Zoysia needs help
Approx. 2-1/2 years ago, I sodded a side yard area (1000 sq feet) with El Toro Zoysia. The area recieves 4-5 hours of direct sunlight per day, and filtered light throughout the day. This...

Eliminate Bermuda grass from St. Augustine
My lawn is mainly St. Augustine grass. I recently noticed some invasion of Bermuda grass any recommendations on killing the Bermuda without damaging the St....

Eliminating Zoysia grass
How early in the grownning season should you begin applying Roundup to rid this grass? How much time between applications and how long before planting new?

Emerald or Meyer Zoysia
I plan to change my centipede lawn to Zoysia but not sure which variety. I have some areas are only get a 4 hrs of sun a day. So shade tolerance is more important than the other factors. In...

Emerald vs. Meyer Zoysia in Central NC
I have a lawn that receives almost full sun. Half of it has what I believe to be Meyer Zoysia. It was ordered years ago from an ad in an...

Emerald Zoysia
Help! Anyone out there that can help me with Emerald Zoysia sod dealers in California (preferably in the San Francisco area but anywhere would help at this point)?

Emerald Zoysia
I am trying to locate this type of sod for my S.CA home but have been having no luck at all. It seems most of the sod farms are located back east and according to one website, it is illegal to ship this sod to...

Emerald Zoysia
I recently moved into a house with Emerald Zoysia. My last yard was St. A....so I'm having to adjust. Question: How thick can thatch be without causing problems. With the St. A I dethatched every Spring. I know that is not...

emerald zoysia
i just had emerald zoysia installed (sod) and am a little unsure of cutting w/a regular lawn mower and fertilization. just had some hard cold rain after instal, hope it takes. live near raleigh nc. any suggestions.

Emerald Zoysia
Moved into new home on 1 acre lot 3 years ago (Georgetown, Texas). Initially laid 6 pallets of Emerald Zoysia around house in the sun and shade. Second year laid another 6 pallets in full sun (last year). The emerald is doing well...

Emerald Zoysia and trees
I have a 2 year-old Emerald Zoysia lawn that is pretty healthy overall but I've noticed thin or dead areas near some trees, usually oaks. I check those areas every so often to...

Emerald Zoysia Burned Lawn With MSMA..Help...
We have a few concerned questions for you, as recently our landscaper did some harm to our new lawn... Within the past few months we'd noticed many...

Emerald Zoysia in California
HELP! I have spent the last weeking for Emerald Zoysia in California. Can anyone help me find some sod?

Emerald Zoysia Lawn Burned By Gardner with MSMA Help...
We have a few concerned questions for you, as recently our landscaper did some harm to our new lawn... Within the past few...

Emerald Zoysia Lawn Burned By Gardner with MSMA..Help...
We have a few concerned questions for you, as recently our landscaper did some harm to our new lawn... Within the past few...

Emerald Zoysia vs. "Florida Zoysia"
Is there such a thing as "Florida Zoysia" or a strain of the grass that does well only when the weather is quite hot? Know anything about it? I have a Zoysia lawn but lost...

Emerald Zoysiagrass in Wimberley, Texas
We are moving to Driftwood, Texas which is just outside of Wimberley. If anyone has any experience with Emerald Zoysiagrass vs. Legacy or 609...

Empire Zoysia
I am looking to plug my yard this spring. Slowly converting it from St. Augustine to empire zoysia. I put a few plugs in December, they are doing well. I was wondering if anyone has used this type of...

Empire zoysia
My empire zoysia has turned golden brown in the middle of the summer. Any ideas?

Empire Zoysia
I have had Empire Zoysia in my yard for approximately 1 & 1/2 years...we live in Florida...We had Hurricane Charlie hit hard last August...any way...my lawn keeps going to seed, without greening up and...

Empire Zoysia cutting height
I just wanted to find out how high everyone is cutting their empire zoysia, or other wide bladed strains of zoysia. I'm starting to believe that my grass would benefit from a higher...

Empire Zoysia in Central Fla.
I planted the front yard with Empire 3 months ago. Anyone out there in west central Fla with succes? My is doing good, not great though. The area that gets full sun...

empire zoysia in gainesville
I'm very interested in sodding w/empire zoysia-full sun, irrigated w/well water. Sod-solutions lists a few producers within 55 miles, but after calling local landscapers,...

Empire Zoysia in New Orleans
Hi There, I'm live in New Orleans,Louisiana and planning to sod my new home with Empire Zoysia in a few weeks. I notice there are some bugs(don't really know what kind) in my soil...

Empire Zoysia nightmare
Hello everyone, first post here;Well I just got 4 pallets of empire zoysia, tilled the back yard up, and leveled it out..Recieved the grass saturday morning then we got rain for like 10-12...

Empire Zoysia turf height
I have had Empire for 13 months. I have had my rotary mower set at 2inches. That is two inches from the ground to the blade housing. As my grass became thicker this summer, I am at...

Encouraging spreading in St. Augustine
Hi There, I moved into a new home (rental) in April and it has a 3000 square foot yard that was in alive but unmaintained condition for the most part when we moved...

enviro bermuda
I planted bermuda grass two years ago and it has no got as thick as i though it would. it is still kind of spotty in alot of spaces. what can i do to make it think. should i reseed? i was thinking of using...

Eradicating a lawn
I need to eradicate a lawn in order to install a garden that is more water conservative. There are several types of grass in the lawn, and it is very old and well established. Time is a big issue...

Establishing bahia---weed and feed
I have seeded some large bare spots in my west central Fla. St. Augustine lawn with Pensacola bahiagrass. Several other homes in the neighborhood have bahia,...

establishing golf course turf
For a school project, I have to choose the species of grasses to grow in at a new golf course in eastern KY. I pretty much know what species I want and where I want them,...

Establishment of tall fescue
It seems to me that Tall fescue is not a rapid grower when trying to establish a site. Is thier any recommedations for pre establishment? The area getting a moderate sun to full sun...

Ever used a seed mat
Anyone ever used a seed mat? How were the results? I'm thinking of buying a couple (zenith zoysia) to use on a sloped part of my yard. Thanks! [This message has been edited by AusHorn (edited 05 June...

Evergreen Magnolia Tree
My magnolia tree is sick. It has a dripping wound, it is black, it smells bad, and it bubbles. It looks like the wound that mature male elephants get next to the eyes. Unfortunately, this wound is...

Evergreen Magnolia tree
I want to build an out door fireplace 25 feet from my 30 foot Evergreen Magnolia tree. This means I have to dig into the root system to put footings in. Do the trees roots reach that far out? If so...

Existing St. Augustine grass
I live in South Florida. About 2 years ago I sodded an 8000sq ft area of my property. For cost reasons, I left an area without any sod. I have since prepared this area in...

Expanding exisiting Zoysia
We just moved into a new home. The current lawn is a combination of zoysia and other types of grass. We've never had zoysia before but love it. What approaches should we consider? Please give...

Expanding Zoysia in existing lawn
I live in southern Illinois (62864)and have about 1/3 of my 2+ acre lawn in Zoysia(it was already established when we moved in last year) and would like to start a...

EXPERIENCED Zoysia owners: pros/cons
I've already researched so I know the ADVERTISED pros and cons, no need to repeat. What I'm looking for are people who have actually put it in their yard and what...

F 119 Bremuda
Has anyone ever heard of this turf. My neighbor says this is what he has and loves it. He told me he had Tiff 419 before and switched to this because it is not as tempermental but you can cut it...

fabric underlayer for growing turf
I am trying to learn something about fabrics laid on soil for the growing and harvesting of turf. The fabic is supposed to make harvesting easier and hold the...

Failure to Maintain
I recently purchased a new home. Although I love it, my back yard is a major issue. I have a huge ditch directly behind me. I don't have grass back there yet so Im losing property everytime it rains...

Fall Maintenance for Centipede
I live in south-central Alabama. We sodded a Centipede lawn in March '04. It is doing beautifully. I would like suggestions on what to do to the lawn this fall. Can you help?...

Fall overseeding/lime
I live in the northeast (philadelphia area) and am planning to overseed my newer lawn in Sept with a rye/bluegrass/creeping red fescue mixture of my own making. However, my soil may still need a...

Fall zoysia sodding
Anyone know how late in the year zoysia sod can be applied for a new (not replacement) lawn? I'm in the Augusta, GA area.

feed zoysia, and kill weeds
Help, after several years of very nice grass,some called it a carpet! We are having trouble with brown, thinning and weeds. Have tried and used several different types of...

Feeding a newly seeded Fescue lawn
Greetings Turfmaster, We have a new home with a newly seeded Fescue lawn in Raleigh NC (zone 7). The lawn is about 8 weeks old and I'm seeking guidance on what and how to...

fert for seashore
do any of you know what is the best feritlizer for seashore paspallum?

Fertilize Bermuda in GA
I live in Paulding County, GA (NW of Atlanta) and have hybrid bermudagrass. The soil is mostly clay. I sent a soil analysis to the county extension agent and have received the results. I was wondering...

fertilize in wet condition
I live in Houston, Tx. I have St. Augestine grass and I would like to fertilize this week.(with granular high nitrogen fertilizer). However, it has been rainy recently and the ground is...

Fertilize newly laid Bermuda sod now
We recently had sod laid (Bermuda) and I am wondering if I should fertilize it now with Lawn Starter or something of that sort to get the roots to take hold for a...

Fertilize winter Rye in dallas, tx
I overseeded a this fall with winter rye and the yard really looks good. Nice a green. Although I have noticed other properties where the blades of the rye are thinker,...

fertilize?
i have recently installed st augustine in my back yard ,and am watering 3 times a day about 5 to 10 min's alomost every day for the past week and it looks like some areas are growing while some are yellow and thin...

Fertilizer
I live in Austin Texas and have St. Augustine. I just put down weed and feed and want to know when is the best time to apply winterizer in my area?

fertilizer
What type, how much, and when do I fertilize Saint Augustine Grass in south Florida?

fertilizer
I just bought a house that has St. Augustine grass in the yard. What brand and type of fertilizer do I use, and how often should I fertilize? Every bag of fertilizer I check, says not to use on St. Augustine grass.

Fertilizer
Can anyone tell me what the best fertiler out there is for my Floratam grass. I live in Texas (deep south Tx)so I have to water my grass constantly. It's in good condition right now, although there are some brown spots that do...

fertilizer
How often should I fertilize my lawn in Florida if I use Bonus s? I have floritam grass. Thanks, Joe

fertilizer
when should I fertilize and should I use a feed of some sort. The grass is floratam. My goal is to have a soild green lawn, and I really do not have a program. I tried some of the so called professionals...

fertilizer burn
I burned my lawn with fertilizer. I either put too much on, applied when turf was wet, or didn't water in after application. Bottomline, my grass now has burned (brown) spots all over. Wanting to repair and fix this...

Fertilizer burn in my Bermuda
I moved into a newly built home last September and they had laid Bermuda sod. Bad time of the year to move in because the grass quickly went dormant. This spring I decided to put...

Fertilizer Burn on Floritam - can it be treated/helped
I fertilized last weekend, but got caught by the afternoon rain. The rain got in before I could sweep the sidewalks and driveway,...

Fertilizer for Delma
I live in suburban Atlanta and sodded last year with Delmar. I was planning to use the Scott's annual lawncare plan, but wonder if anyone has ideas for a better option. Thanks for any help...

Fertilizer for new bermuda
I am in Newnan Georgia and my bermuda sod has been down since May 7th. The yard looks OK...better from a distance but when I walk it, the yard appears kind of thin. I am wondering how long I have to...

fertilizer for new zoysia
Have had back yard sodded with empire for 2 weeks now, which fertilizer would be the best for this grass here in Texas in a week or two? Thanks

fertilizer lasted about a month
In late August I put down some fertilizer, then in mid-September I aerated, seeded, and fertilized again. My Fescue took off nicely as the temps cooled off here in North...

Fertilizer or not
I just sodded with Bermuda in Central Florida. I've been told not not to fertilize as it could burn the roots and I've been told to use a starter fertilizer. Also, how long before mowing after the roots take...

Fertilizer Plan
I'm about to purchase some organic products to fertilize my lawn next week and just wanted to run it by you guys first. I have about 2000 sq ft of lawn and want to maximize my efforts. I plan on putting down 10lbs...

Fertilizer/weed control for Champion turf
We recently moved into a newly-constructed home in SE Florida. The yard was sodded with Champion turf approx. 5 months ago. The lawn is now...

Fertilizers
When someone says to put down some 34-3-20 How do you determines how much to spread per 1000. Also how do you determines that your are only putting 1/2N per 1000. I want to know how to calculate.Also how can I find out how...

fertilizers and pesticides
i live in michigan and i have alot of tall fiscue what can i do to control it. I used a broadleaf killer on it,but they keep coming back. please help.

fertilizing
So, I fertilized my bermuda lawn when it was dormant. Did I kill my high price lawn? Also is growing bermuda tall the wrong answer? help!!!!

Fertilizing distressed St Augustine
Location is Houston, TX. Thanks to Ted, I think that I have correctly diagnosed my lawn problem as "killed it myself with Weed B' Gone screw-up." On Ted's advice, I...

Fertilizing newly seeded Zoysia lawn
I've got a newly seeded Zenith Zoysia lawn, it was planted about a month ago. I've read several publications that say you should fertilize the lawn after the first 4...

FERTILIZING PALM TREES & ST AUGUSTINE GRASS
I am new to the north Florida area and I was wondering what fertilizer is recommended for palm trees and St. Augustine grass. I am looking for low...

Fertilizing St. Augustine
New turf just laid and have been watering at three day intervals. It's late May, temp about 82 during the day, 60 at night. Grass still has not greened up significantly. Does it...

Fertilizng scrub or saw palmetto
Any info of type, amount, and method of fertilizing scrub or saw palmettos would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Biff St. Augustine, FL

fescue
why don't you just roundup the st. aug. then quickly reseed with fescue? probably enough time left in the seeding season to pull this off.

Fescue
Can I plant fescue sod this late in the winter? What is the risk if I do plant it and we have a freeze soon after planting?

Fescue Dying
I had my fescue lawn overseeded in late Sept by a service. After ten days of watering as directed, we had several periods of rain over several days. The seedlings (2-3" tall and very fine) in previously bare areas became...

Fescue Help
C3/4 acrean anyone help me? I have been trying VERY hard to establish a nice fescue lawn in Raleigh NC. I am about 20 miles south of city and own approximately 3/4 acre (about 1/2 is lawn) We sodded the back...

Fescue in Bermuda
What to use to kill fescue in my bermuda lawn. I tried a mist spray of roundup in the winter and it did kill the fescut but Georgia must not get cold enough and it really damaged the bermuda. Thanks,...

Fescue in GA
I am going to overseed a very sparse fescue back yard this fall. The house was new construction a year ago, and the grass the builder installed (seed) never took off real well, as it was seeded in the spring. I live in...

Fescue in my bermuda
We recently decided to have TruGreen come and treat our lawn for the weeds and fescue problem. We have tried many things in the past but the amount of time and money it required was too much. The cost of TruGreen...

Fescue in my Tif 419
hey gang! I have a very good stand of Tif-419 Bermuda sod with only one problem ... I have some clumps of fescue. I have treated the fescue with MSMA (4 oz./gallon) with little or no luck. The patches will...

fescue in st augustine
I have st augustine in my yard, however I'm having problems with fescue coming up. What is the best way to get rid of it?

Fescue Lawn Very Patchy
I live in Phoenix. This winter has brought lots of rain which has greened up the yard but there are some large patches of just dirt. What's the best way to get the fescue to spread and cover those...

Fescue over dying Bermuda
Ok so here goes, I live in north atlanta and recently put Bermuda sod down in the back yard. This was a gamble at best as the amount of sun is questionable. For the past 2 1/2...

Fescue patches in Bermuda lawn
I have a large bermuda lawn that is greening up right now. The problem I have is the many patches of fescue embedded in my lawn. It forces me to mow my lawn more...

Fescue Question
No specifics on which type of Fescue, But does this grass spread? How quickly? I planted some in full sun & was wondering what to expect from it.

Fescue sod vs Centipede sod Apex,NC
What would be the best grass use in Apex, NC. I am building a new house and the builder is going to use Fescue I have the option of "Upgrading" to Centipede....

fescue vs fescue...
I put down some turf-type tall fescu a few months ago and it looks great! only problem is, I reseeded it again with a different type of fescue called Kentucky-31 Penkoted, and it looks like crab grass. My...

Fescue vs. Bermuda In NC
I live just outside Charlotte, NC. This summer has pretty much destroyed my lawn which is Kentucky 31. I am considering re-seeding it. I have tried a patch of Bermuda and...

Fescues in Florida
Are there any types of fescues that can be grown in Central Florida (Ocala-Leesburg area)?

Fescues in Florida
Are there any fescues that will grow in the central part of Florida (Ocala - Leesburg area)?

Fescuing
I just built a house last fall, 3/4 of my yard is Burmuda, but my back is dirt and weed. The builder had put down some fuscue seed, but the area is so shady, it never took. During the winter I cut down about 20 small...

Fighting weeds on a new and growing lawn
Hoping someone can help. We put in our lawn 3 weeks ago (seeded it ourselves) and although it's growing pretty well in some areas, the weeds...

Finding Zoysia Sod in Florida
I live in Orlando, Florida and would like to purchase some Zoysia sod. Is there anywhere you know of that I can get some? Please email me at RAMoore1130@bellsouth.net IP:...

Fine Cut Gang Flail Mowers
I am wondering if anyone could give me some info on the Spearhead Trident 5000 Gang Flail Mower or the Peruzzo (Triflex) Gang Flail Mower We are looking at the Spearhead Trident 5000 Gang Flail...

Fine Fescue Sod in Southern California
I am looking for fine fescue sod in San Diego. The only place I have found is West Coast Sod that has a 100% creeping red fescue. Anybody know anywhere...

Fire Ants
Is there a way to keep FIRE ANTS away from your property.As soon as you get rid of one nest another pops up.Any suggestions. Thanks

fire ants
Can you help? How far north in the USA are fire ants found? Also, what is the best way to kill them? Thanks.

Fire Grass
Is there such a thing in Florida? Is it an irratant to humans? Thanks

first growing season Z-52-crabgrass galore!
sodded Z-52 in october. put down root stimulator as suggested by the sod farm. have fertilezed 2X since march and 1 application of gypsum. the zoysia looks...

First Time
Hello All, Just signed up, hope to have a chance to sit back and learn some tricks of the trade or maybe even share some of mine. Thanks

First time sanding
I plan on sanding my yard for the first time. I just purchased this house last fall. The yard has never recieved much care. The grass type is bermuda and I live in Atlanta,GA. Should I wait for it to green up...

fixing my yard
I will be planting a new lawn this weekend. We have a new construction home and a really weed infested and patchy lawn at the moment. The weeds look like a typw of grass but grow in large circular patches outward....

Floratam
Is there a sight out there that show's pictures of all the different St. Agustine grasses. Including Floratam. Can you tell the difference between the St. Augustine's by looking at them? For instance, what does...

floratam
In the last two weeks(since the rains) my floratam is turning pale green with little brown spots on the blades. It is also thinning in these areas. I treated with an anti fungal and dursban but it seems to be getting worse. IP:...

Floratam
I recently applied Southern Weed Killer (bayer) to my lawn. It says not to be used on Floratam varieties of St. Augustine. How can I tell?

Floratam Grass
The home in which I now live was built in 1997. It was sodded with Floritam. The lawn is beginning to show its age. Is there a 'life expectancy' to Floratam? Should it all be removed and resodded?...

Floratam Grass
I bought three pallets of Floratam, and then planted it? After about 2 months I mowed it. It's been about 6 months now, I haven't mowed it since, and my problem is that it is now overgrown w/weeds. The weeds are...

Floratam Lawn
I have a relatively new Floratam lawn which was put in last December. It has been doing reasonably well until about a few weeks ago. Specifically, it is starting to turn brown with a lot...

Floratam Lawn Browning
I live in SW Florida and have had a Floratam lawn for over a year. For the past month or so, I have noticed that one section of the lawn is getting brown and dried out. The lawn is being...

Floratam or Palmetto
I live in South Florida. Should I use Floratam or Palmetto, and why? Any information on either would be helpful. At this time I am leaning toward Palmetto. Anyone out there with a Palmetto lawn?...

Floratam or Palmetto
I live in South Florida and need to sod my lawn. Is Floratam or Palmetto better? My soil is sandy, if that matters. Any information would be helpful. It will not be cheap, so the sod with the best chance of long...

Floratam over Bahaia
I have just had Floratam sod laid in my yard. I paid a local sod company to tear out my old Bahaia (all weeds) yard. The company did not tear out all of the old sod and I am worried...

Floratam Problems
I continue annually to have a problem with my floratam lawn. In one section, I get very long (1-2 feet) strands of grass and root. The lawn appears to be like carpet, I can pick it up off the ground. The root system is...

Floratam sod is dead
In central florida I resoded my yard (lots of shade in most areas) with Floritam July 1. The grass on the sod was about 4 inches high when the company put it down. I was told to water it...

Floratam/Floralawn differences
I plan on plugging w/one of these grasses. Any differences in winter color, fertilizer requirements, etc, etc. I live in the Tampa Bay area. Thanks

Floratine St. Augustine grass
I can't find out a lot about this floratine grass. (i.e. how much shade, how good it is...) There is 2 types I can get here. floratine and some type of dwarf (they...

Florida CPO needed
I am looking to hire somebody with a Florida L&O license for my Melbourne office. This is primarily an administrative/supervisory position. You will meet with customers, make sales, write contracts,...

Florida Grass
I live in Vero beach and generally my lawn is fine. Howerver I have a spot that doesnt get very much sun. What is a good grass for a more shade area. Thanks Ed

Florida grass identification
I'm trying to find out what kind of grass an old neighbor had. It was short and very soft, and looked and felt almost like moss. Unfortunately any pictures online...

Florida Pusley
I have a lawn full of Florida Pusley with a sprig or two of centipede here and there. http://www.weedalert.com/weed_pages/wa_florida_pusley.htm http://www.ag.auburn.edu/agrn/weedsci/weedid/pusley.html...

Florida Zoysia vs. Emerald Zoysia
Is there such a thing as "Florida Zoysia" or a strain of the grass that does well only when the weather is quite hot? Know anything about it? I have a Zoysia lawn but lost part of it...

Floritam
Since the watering restrictions here in Palm Beach County, my St Augustine grass has done ok but my neighbors across the street have a completely dead St Augustine lawn (Not sure what killed it, likely combo of...

Floritam blades curling up along length - what's the cause
My St. Augustine Floritam is curling up in patches along the length of the blade - in other words, the...

Floritam grass
What can I use to rid my floritam grass of weeds. I have tried several products but they all seem to harm the grass. It there a product available either in concentrate or pre-mixed to use on my...

Floritam in Texas
Anyone have a source where I can get Floritam St. Augustine at a reasonable price in the Dallas / Fort Worth area? I have about 2,500 sq. ft. to deal with. Thanks for the replies... Tony

floritam or st. augustine
Ive beening and searching for floritam grass seed.. ive seen the posts as Floritam/st. augustine..are they the same??? is that what i should look for?? i have lost alot...

Floritam variety of St. Augustine
How do I identify this variety? all crabgrass controls say do not use on this variety of St. Augustine. Any advice?

Floritan questions...PLEASE
About a year ago, my wife and myself purchased a newer home. At the time when we first moved in our grass was the nicest on the block. We have underground sprinklers...

Floritan sod care
Having floritan sod installed in Palm Harbor, Florida. Asking advice on fertilizing (when and what type) and how can I control weeds and bugs before they start? Thanks...Don

Flowable pre emergent
I have 419 bermuda and have been using Dimension as a pre emergent for a few years. I am less then pleased with the control I have with the application as we have beds throughout and I either miss...

Flower Beds
What will kill bermuda in flower beds, but not harm my shrubs and flowers?

FOOTBALL FIELD YEARLY MAINTENANCE
HOW MANY TIMES A YEAR DO YOU AERATE FIELD AND WHEN? HOW OFTON DO YOU FERTILIZE FIELD AND WHAT OUR GOOD PRODUCTS? HOW MANY TIMES DO YOU PUT SEED DOWN AND WHAT MONTHS?...

footsteps in new sod
A lawn care company came to fertilize the field-grass lawn on our property and were told previously to not touch the new sod. Instead, the guy decided to do us a favor and he pushed his fertilizer...

For All Eyes(Location, Location,Location)
Ladies and Men(I dont know about gentle) Please if you are looking for some help with a problem again please leave us you location this will better help myself and...

Former grass invading new sod
I live in Atlanta and planted bermuda sod in May. The sod is growing beautifully (due to the rain everyday) but my problem is the old lawn (I think it was rye or fescue) seems to be creeping up...

Foxtails and Ice plant
Hello, My lawn is ice plant with a lot of foxtail grass popping up in clumps. We have a husky and he gets 3-8 foxtails embedded in his fur daily, which we have to pick out. Sometimes we miss...

Frayed tips on grass blades
I have St. Augustine and everytime I mow the grass blades look frayed; like cutoff blue jeans. So the tips turn brown. I tried sharpening my lawnmower blade but that didn't...

Free Zoysia - Charlotte, NC
I don't know how often people check out this news forum but we just sodded our yard and have 1/2 -3/4 of a pallet of emerald zoysia left over. Any takers? It's free but I...

Freeze damage and drought
I live in Palm Beach County, Florida and we are in a drought with water restrictions. Also, we have had a few days of freezing temperatures. Our grass seems to be in distress. We all...

Frequently Asked Questions about Organic Turf Management
I wrote this organic lawn care FAQ for another gardening website. I believe it is a work in progress. I could write...

fresh sod
I just put down 2800 ft of sod 5 days ago. I live in AZ about an hour and a half from Vegas. The sod was beautiful the day we put it down but is now looking a bit dry and yellow in some areas. I have been watering...

Fresh Zoysia
We layed fresh Zoysia in May of this year.We live in Central Texas so, I know the zone to be perfect for this type of grass. The backyard is growing great but, the frontyard is weak and browning out in some areas. The...

From Scratch
Hello all. I just purchased a home in Dallas, TX. The previous owners left is empty for quite a long time and the backyard has had little to no care. There is some monkey grass sprigs in a few areas and the...

front yard diaster
Help, just been told have 3 types of grass in front yard. Neighbors don't take care of their lawns. We have a combo lawn. We have st augustine, bermuda, centipedegrass. Don't have an idea...

FTGA Conference and Show
Hello! I just want to make all Turfgrass Professionals aware that the Florida Turfgrass Association will be having its 53rd Annual Conference and Show on September 11-14, 2005 at the Hyatt Coconut...

FTGA Website
Please stop by and visit www.ftga.org, the official site of the Florida Turfgrass Association.

Fungicide use
When using a fungicide for leaf spot on st.augustine in north Florida, Should it be applied to the whole lawn or just to the area infected? Thanks for the help.

Fungucide / Weed and Feed
Last spring i got brown patch (immediatedly after application of Weed and feed) in a few areas. I was able to get rid of the brown patch but then dollar spot fungus started to appear. Despite...

fungus
we have a fungus on our St. Augustine grass. The fungus starts as salt and pepper colored on the blade, then progresses to light gray , then dark.....almost black. I need a clue to treat this properly, preferably something in...

fungus
I have a fungus on my 5 week old new sod that I believe is caused from the Florida rain. It's very, very, wet. I have applied a fungicide twice. It doesn't look any better, will it ever repair itself?

fungus
what is spot fungus and how do you treat it.

Fungus
I have developed many brown spots in my yard where it appears the entire root system is gone. The grass pulls right out. I use a company to treat my lawn and they say that because I have Seville in full sun it is dying and there...

Fungus
Hi guys Ive got several spots of "dead" grass in my lawn. They are somewhat circular in shape, but some area's are just randomly shaped clumps of dead areas. I live in Missouri, and have(I think)a tall fescue mix. Is this...

fungus
I have just completed putting in a new bermuda lawn, with all the water I used to get the roots started I think I created a new problem. is there anything out there a homer can get to stop pythium blight? I have cut back on the watering....

Fungus Among Us
I know this is a grass forum, but I thought I might see if anyone has experience with this. In my front yard I have an ornamental blossoming pear tree... as do many of my neighbors. Mine is the biggest in the...

fungus amongus
I may have a fungus in my St. Augustine(Floritam). Parts have browned (some yellowed) and it has been raining non-stop here(in Florida). My question is if I put down Fungicide and it turns out it wasn't...

Fungus and Lime
I live in Paulding County, GA (30 mi. NW of Atlanta) and have hybrid bermuda. It's been real muggy and we've been having a lot of afternoon pop-up thundershowers. My grass is starting to develop what looks like a...

FUNGUS IN BERMUDA GRASS
I have a Tidwarf lawn in my garden in Southern Spain which has California type climate. Around the edges I have a number of areas which have turned brown where a brown fungus has seemingly killed a lot of the...

fungus in st augustine
I have blades falling off my st augustine,its in small clusters that run together, the roots system seems to be OK. I've sprayed for insects, thought grubs by be the problem. Could this...

Fungus or Burn
Howdy Folks, I need some advice... :-( I am on the south side of Atlanta, Georgia and have bermuda grass. A friend told me I had dollar spot in my lawn some weeks back, so I bought a fungus spray (from...

Fungus Problem
I had new dwarf tall fescue sod installed in May. I noticed orange/yellow/brown dying grass one month later. I believed it was fungus caused, and Ag inspector checked under microscope and said it was. I tried Bayer Advance...

Fungus Resistant grass
being a victim of fugus/take all root rot, as well as reading all these other sufferers here in florida, i'm wondering are there hot climate grasses that are immune or resistant to fungal...

Fungus, winterizer, Pre-M
I've got hybrid bermuda and live NW of Atlanta near Dallas, GA. I cut the grass last night (bagging the clippings) and noticed several spots where I've got some fungus. Since the first frost...

Fusilade II and Zoysia
I saw an old thread on this forum about zoysia and Fusilade II. This product was also recommended to me on a gardening newsgroup for getting Bermuda out of my Zoysia. However, I just read...

FX 99 GRASS ..AFRICAN GRASS
A FEW YEARS AGO I WAS ADVISE THAT A UNIIVERSITY IN FLORIDA WAS RESEARCHING A AFRICAN GRASS .THEY SAID YOU HAD TO WATER 4 TIMES A YEAR ..BUT STILL DOING RESEARCH.DOES ANYONE...

Gang Flails for fine turf
I am wondering if anyone could give me some info on the Spearhead Trident 5000 Gang Flail Mower or the Peruzzo (Triflex) Gang Flail Mower. We are looking at the Spearhead Trident 5000 Gang Flail...

gang mower
i'm new to bermuda ..sprigged the yard 4 weeks ago looking for a 3 gang pull behind mower any help finding or suggestions on types would be great!!

Gang mowers
I need parts for a Turfmaster SP268 gang reel type mowers made by Dillie & McGuire Mfg. Co. of Richmond, Indiana. Does anyone know where I can get the parts or anything about the manufacturer? Thanks.

gang reel mower
I have been succesful in establishing a Meyer Zoysia Lawn in southern Indiana. I wanted to cut it with a reel mower but after pricing new gang reel mowers I had almost given up. Then I found an old 3 gang mower that...

Gaps in St Augustine Sod
Hello everyone, I hope I am not asking the same question over and over again that others have asked. I realized when I walked my foot would give into these gaps in my yard and noticed that...

Gas reel mowers
Does anyone know of some websites to look up on gas reel mowers? I have tried but have had no luck getting any info.

germination
Like to know how many days last the Bahiagrass and the Centipedes seeds to germinate? and how much time last a lawn of Bahia grass and Centipedes to stand.

germination temps for annual rye
I work in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. My clients are always looking to stabilize new homes. However temperatures drop in the winter and we are having...

Get Bermuda out of my Zoysia
What is the best herbicide to kill Bermuda without harming my zoysia. I'm in Slidell, LA. Thanks.

Get Bermuda out of St. Augustine
I have a beautiful Palmetto St. Augustine yard. I live in central Florida. I have lots of Bermuda grass coming up through the St. Augustine. What can I do to get rid of the Bermuda?...

Get rid of St Augustine and Keep Bermuda
My yard has St Augustine and Bermuda. I would like to get rid of St Augustine and keep the Bermuda. Does anyone know how to accomplish that?

get rid of vineweed
How can I get rid of Vine Weed?

Getting a Bermuda yard started.....
I live near Raleigh, NC in a subdivision where the builder placed fescue sod in the large majority of the homes in the neighborhood. The backyard was hydroseeded with...

Getting bermuda to sprout and spread.
We live in the shallow soil (alkaline)area of San Antonio, enjoying a buffalo grass yard for 15 years until it died. April of last year, we got rid of the...

Getting ready to sod Zoysia
I am nearing the end of something that I've been wanting to do for a long time. That is kill my weed infested fescue lawn, till it, rake it, and lay sod. Fescue is too sensitive to every...

Getting Rid of Bahia Grass
How do I get rid of Bahia grass in my lawn?

Getting rid of bahia grass
I am contemplating getting rid of my half an acre of argentine bahia grass. If both of my neighbors on either side still have bahia lawns and I plant St. Augustine or...

Getting rid of Bahia.
I do not like Bahia grass because of all of the up shoots. What can I use to get rid of the Bahia without harming the St.Augustine and bermuda.. I am not into big time lawn care, I just...

Getting rid of Bermuda Grass
My lawn is St Augustine grass but in the spots that I have had Chinch bug attacks Bermuda grass has grown in, is there a easy way to get rid of the Bermuda Grass and...

GETTING RID OF BERMUDA GRASS IN MY FESCUE GRASS
Please - please - please - does anyone have a solution to getting rid of Bermuda Grass showing up in my beautiful Fescue lawn. Is there any...

getting rid of dollar weed
can anyone give me any ideas on the best way to get rid of dollar weed. I put down scott's weed and feed in march along with a turf builder. I also put down a weed killer in march, but the...

Getting rid of fungus
I Live in Mo and we have been under a hot humid spell....I now have brown patches all over the lawn from what I believe is fungus. I have been putting down diazanion fairly regularly for the bugs and...

getting rid of moss
i am growing plants (herbs, thyme, oregano and basil) at school in Agriculture. And they are slowly contracting moss throughout most of the plants. My teacher doesnt want me to use toxic sprays. Is there...

getting rid of zoysia
I live in Michigan where zoysia is uncommon. I have 2 patches of zoysia taking over my lawn of bluegrass. How can I get rid of the zoysia?

Getting Rid of Zoyzia
My friend was asking me how to get rid of a patch of Zoyzia that he has on his lawn. Can anybody give me any clues how to get rid of it without killing the grass around it?

give up
Please help me identify a weed that seems to come back every year. I tried to remove it by hand and used weed killer. Doesn't seem to matter. I'll scan it and email it to you. Thanks so much.

Goat Heads (puncture vine)
I have a few horse paddocks that are overrun by goat heads (puncture vine). I purchased Image Herbicide to kill the weed so that I can remove it completely from the fields. Most of it is dead from the winter...

Golf Club Grass
My lawn currently has a mixture of grass types. I'd like to replace the current lawn with the type of grass that is used on the greens at golf courses. Can you suggest a grass seed for this...

golf course disease
Greens thawed out recently, and there is big black patches on the green. Is this fungus, algae, i dont know?

Golf Course Job Openings
We are accepting applications for assistant superintendent, spray technician, irrigation technician and a 2nd mechanic at International Links of Miami. Fax # (305) 638-8691 IP:...

good lawn care company
I know this must be taboo to you lawn care junkies, but I burned up my first lawn and don't trust myself to put the right stuff/amount down. Who do you feel is the best company to take care of an...

Good sod job
Can someone tell me what constitutes a good bermuda sod job? My contractor says I am too picky and will never be satisfied. I thought I would toss the question out and see what this forum has to say. Thanks in advance....

Good Texas Grass
Hwy, Im from Houston and was wondering if anyone could tell me of a good grass for lawns. I am really looking for something that has less maintenance than St. Augustine. I have read all the ads about the...

Goose Grass
How do you treat goose grass? I have this in my Zenith Zoysia and it is becoming more prolific. I was pulling it up but pulling it leaves large open/bare spots. It really is a nasty weed/grass.

Goose grass
We have a baseball field in South Florida, Bermuda grass, that is having a bad problem with goose grass. What can I treat it with? Pulling up by hand would take way too long - I need a spray or granules. IP:...

grass
Why does grass die in circles like crop circles?

Grass
I am looking for a good grass to plant for my lawn in a rainy area of Maui...Hawaii and I like El Torro (Zoysia) but I was told this was not good for rainy areas. I was then told Kikuyu was good, but I find that this is supposto be an...

grass after hurricane Rita
Before we had St Augustine grass with 17 trees so it really didn't grow that well. We now only have 1 tree so we will have lots of sun now but the yard is basically non...

Grass and Salt Spray
We have a lawn fronting south directly on Biscayne Bay near Miami. If the wind comes from the south, it brings a mist of saltwater spray that turns grass and leaf foliage brown. Question: What kind of...

grass at child care center
hello, i own a child care center in a western suburb of cleveland. we have a 10,000 square foot yard and simply cannot get grass to grow. we currently have a large mulched area where...

Grass Confusion
Help! I have a headache trying to decide from the thousands of grass types out there. I live in Tennessee, 1 acre, mostly full sun, some full shade, two big dogs, wanting something to crowd out weeds, fast...

Grass Destin, Fl
I just recently returned from Destin, Fl and was very impressed with the way the town was so well kept espically the grass. I noticed they had a certin grass growing all over the road sides and in front of...

grass dying from dog urine
Is there something you can put on the grass after the dog has peed?

Grass for 5 Acres in Waller Texas
Have bought 5 totally weed infested acres. Want to make it look as close to a nice lawn as can. Sod and plugs not realistic. What is best grass seed. If Bermuda, what variety?...

Grass for central florida lawn
I need a lawn! I have made several attempts to grow something in my yard but nothing seems to hold. I tried plugging seaside Paspalum but after 2 months of watering,...

grass for clearwater FL needed
Any luck with Canada green grass in Clearwater, FL?

grass for columbus ohio area
Can anyone tell me the best grass for Col. area? I have 1 large dog 2 children and a big muddy mess. I saw an add for rushindustries featuring a seed that was developed by universities...

Grass for full to partly shaded yard
I've been told that Emerald Zoysia can survive, and in fact flourish, in full to part shade. Can anyone confirm this? Do you know of any other grass that...

grass for middle Georgia
Help! I live in middle Georgia (hot and somewhat dry). I need to establish a lawn in a large area where there used to be bermuda and alot of weeds. It has been cleared and is ready...

Grass for Northern VA
Seen some posts here about zoysia grass--I know now to stay away from www.zoysiagrass.com... I know next to nothing about grass, only that mine looks awful... What variety of grass will do...

grass for poor drainage area
I am trying to get a recommendation for a grass type which can handle standing water. I live in the Panhandle of Florida and the water table is so high that when it rains...

Grass for Shaded Areas in Central Florida
I am wondering which seed is recommended for 100% shaded areas in central Florida.

Grass for shady areas in S Georgia
We live on St Simons Island with a yard that is covered in large, beautiful oak trees. Any suggestions for a type of grass that will grow in a very shady area?

grass fungus
We had a largish area turfed over new compressed top soil this summer just before the hot spell. We watered it in extensively and the turf looked to have knitted together well. When we gave it the...

Grass fungus
I live in Miami, Florida. I recently plant a grass call Palmetto South about 8 or 9 months ago and it has been doing very good. It is very beautiful and green. I have been using iron and milorganite on it as a ferterlizer once every...

Grass fungus
I live in Miami, Florida. I recently plant a grass call Palmetto South about 8 or 9 months ago and it has been doing very good. It is very beautiful and green. I have been using iron and milorganite on it as a ferterlizer once...

grass fungus or insects
I hydroseed my lawn last fall. It had slow growth during very cool/wet spring in MA. All of June the lawn looked healthier each week. A little greener and thicker each week. Last week had a hot/humid 4 days in a...

Grass going to seed early
I have a newly sodded Kentucky Bluegrass lawn, 1 year, and it seems to be going to seed early. I am cutting at 2-1/2 inches and even then some of the seed tops do not get removed. Is this a...

Grass has finally awaken
http://f1.pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/jvolstad/slideshow?&.dir /97be&.src ph This is a slide show of my St. Augustine here in San Antonio. They laid the sod back in March when it was...

Grass help
I live in Atlanta and I'm trying to learn what type of grass is best for my yard. I am obviously learning, because I have been trying to grow Fescue for the past 4 years without success. I have decided, due to high...

grass help please
upstate of SC here- 60's right now. (late feb). summer will bring 90's. full sun. Have a 60/40 Bermuda Fescue mix now and the bermuda IS NOT taking over the fescue. I have overseeded...

grass identification
I planted a soccer field in Bermuda three summers ago. It did well the first summer and the next spring did fairly well too. The next winter I overseeded with winter rye as I live in Tennessee and...

Grass in North Florida
Anyone have any suggestions for grass in North Florida? Our backyard is somewhat shaded and moist. We tried the standard St. Augustine and the Palmetto, but had poor results with both....

Grass in shaded areas
I recently purchased a home on the river with a lot trees on the property. I currently have no grass and I would like to develope a landscape design. Are there any types of turf that can thrive in a...

Grass Installation Nightmare
Hello everyone. I had a fine-blade variety zoysiagrass installed in my yard last July as our newly-build home was nearing completion. This spring I've noticed that it is growing in...

grass invading centipede lawn
I have a low running grass choking out my centipede lawn. It eminates from a single stem, clumps heavily, very small leaves, slightly greener than the centepede, spreads rapidly no...

Grass is dying
I recently purchased a new home and the previous owners discontinued care of the lawn once they knew they were not going to be living in the house the rest of the summer. As a result, the lawn has not...

grass knowledge
i was looking to find out what grass really does for humans, especially in Florida? Does it help with anything, Does it prevent illness? all these questions need to be answered.Thanx!

Grass Length
Hello from a Newby to the Forum. I live in Post Falls Idaho, which IF you find it on the map is in northern Idaho. I'm getting ready for winter and am curious how long I should mow the lawn for the last...

Grass Measurement
How many sguare foot do you get from a palet of grass

Grass needs during spring greenup
What is the most important nutrient, element or factor influencing spring greenup in bermuda? The reason I ask is that since warm season grasses in the late summer early fall devote...

Grass Not Green in Some areas
I have st. augustine grass and in some areas it is yellow and other arears is green, I was told that it needs iron, but I just put down weed & feed how long do I need...

grass on a sandy slope
Hi - We live in South Jersey and have been trying to grow a healthy lawn in our back yard for years with no luck. Our back yard has an upward slope and the soil is somewhat sandy. Landscapes have...

grass or weed or both?
What type of weed or grass has tiny purple flowers at the ends and how do you control?

Grass problems
I planted St. Augustine this year. It was going fine until all of this rain and now appears to be dieing off, yellowish brown. What is the problem?

grass recognition
Where is a good place in the dallas area to take a plug of grass to have them identify WHAT kind of grass is present in a recently purchased home.

Grass Repair, Riverside, California
I live in an area where it can be as hot as 120, and low as 30. The grass I have is very flat in the front yard, and mounds of grass with empty patches in the backyard. I...

Grass Revival
Help! I am a new grass proprietor and just acquired a commercial property that was in bad shape. I have yet to identify the original grass but that will be nullified soon. My problem is reviving the grass that has been...

Grass Rookie
I am needing some advice and information about my grass in the backyard. I live in the east valley of Phoenix, Arizona. I am a new home owner who has never taken care of grass in my life. We are now...

Grass s for Florida
Hello all, we recently purchased a house in Fort walton beach Fla. The yard is pretty sandy,previously covered in pine straw so there is NO grass! I finally finished tilling the...

grass sand
I was wondering if anyone would be able to tell me the best sand to use for lawn aeration? I t is for putting down holes in my grass.

Grass seed...
Could anyone tell me if there is any cold weather grass seed that I can use right now in Northeast Florida?

grass selection
i live in southern new jersey. i have a 5k sq foot front lawn and a 10k sq foot back lawn and i dont have a sprinkler system. i am considering zoysia plugs for the front. is there any one from...

Grass that will cover red clay in NC now.
I just found this site and hope to find someone that is knowledgeable about grass and red clay. I have just bought a home that was built in 1972, and from the...

Grass turning purple!
The blades of my St. Augustine have started turning purple in some areas! I've never come across this problem before. Does anyone have an idea what's happening?? Thanks! Barb

grass turning white
I live in South Central South Dakota. We have had cooler than normal weather this spring, and very little rain. I have been noticing that the grass on the north side of my house, right up close to the...

grass type
is rebel turf a good grass seed? i am planting for first time.

Grass Type
I need to know the best type of turf for my yard. I will be starting from seed, probably some time in May. I believe I live in Zone 10 (Los Angeles). I am about 2 miles from the Ocean, so it stays around 60 degrees in the...

Grass Type
What type of grass is this? http://briefcase.yahoo.com/razorbill72

Grass Type
Is there a grass called "Santana Grass". I'm about to hire a landscaper and he says he will plant the Santana Grass. I've researched in the internet and haven't found anything on this type of grass. Anyone know...

grass type
I am a recent transplant to Florida )tampa Bay). I really dont like the way St augustine looks or fels. Is there another grass type closer to Kuntucky bklue that will grow here?. Alot of the back...

Grass type
How does the novice tell St Augustine from Bahia or Floratam? Does Scotts weed and feed work on every type? I live in central Florida. Or what should I use?

Grass type
What type of grass seed or sod should I be looking at to purchase? I live in the southeast corner of Oklahoma. My frontyard is mostly shade and the backyard is mostly sun. There is an area of St. Augustine in the backyard...

Grass type
I am planning on starting a sod farm when I graduate NC State, and I would like to know what would be the best types of grasses for me to grow for the Charlotte NC, area.

grass type
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Grass Type for Central Florida
What type of grass would work for Polk county, central Florida for a poplar tree shaded sandy yard? Now mostly bare with weeds and some grassy patches.

grass type, which one
I live in Jacksonville Fl and I have a large yard, approx. 1 acre. Very sandy soil. When we bought the house the yard had bahia. We couldn't afford to resod so we put out centipede...

grass types for horses
Please help! I moved into my home in Nov. I have 2 horses and I had to put them in the backyard until I could build another fence. They are now in "their yard" but the grass is not...

grass web worms
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grass woes...........
well here is my dillema....i live in central illinois and my back yard just is not what i really want....it is full shade for about 2 thirds of the lawn the other third is mostly shade....

Grass won't turn Green!
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Grass!?
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Could someone ID this grass/weed that's everywhere in my St. Augustine lawn? The photos are at: http://tinyurl.com/dhe8k I'm in Tampa, FL area, where it's now getting hot (mid 80's) and we've started getting...

Grassbur and Sandbur
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Grasses for Southern Region of Fla.
Could you send me information on the best kinds of draught resistant and best pest free and easy management grasses... some sun some shade

Gray fungus on bermuda
I have a gray fungus spreading rapidly across my lawn. It grows on the blades and when sprayed with water releases a black dust. What is this and how do I get rid of it? Is it harmful? Climate: mid 90's...

Gray Fuzz on new grass
We have a new lawn that has been coming in quite well. Today we noticed patches of gray fuzz in different areas. We called the Scotts hotline and they don't know what it is. Anyone have any...

Gray Leaf Spot ID
I have what I believe is Gray Leaf Spot in my St. Augustine. Could someone confirm? See: http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/jm_jensen/album?.dir 6b9c Along with the new photos (labeled front, side and back yard),...

Gray powdery spots in bermuda grass
Help! I have a bunch of these gray powdery spots in my yard. The places it's showing up is in full sun (not under any trees). Any help will be greatly appreciated Thanks...

Gray spot, recovered but.....
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Greasy Looking Funk
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Great White North
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Green & Brown
I have recently planted 419 Bermuda on my driving range and am finding that the top of the mount is browning and being overun with weeds and yet the sides and base are healthy and green. Is it the fertilizer??

Green Bermuda grass
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Green Disease
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Green dye for dormant Zoysia grass
Can anyone recommend a website that sells dye for keeping your Zoysia green during the winter? - Tom (in Virginia)

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For a little over a month and a half I've been experiencing thinning and brown patches growing ever larger in my new 4 month old yard. Blades...

Green mold-like patches on Bermuda lawn
In shady areas of Bermuda lawn, I see green mold-like patches. What can I do to get rid of them?

Green onions taking over
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Green Tops Brown roots
In the spring,I sodded with Bermuda. It looked great for 2-3 months but then I noticed large brown spots. Idetermined I had bug so I applied bug killer. It worked. However, as the summer...

Greening up Bermuda grass
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greens covers - need opinions...
I just want to get an opinion on using covers in a northern climate. (Truro,NS.) I know all the possible pros/cons but need some experienced opinions....

Greens covers for sale
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ground cherry herbicide
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Ground cover
Hello, Does anyone know what kind of ground cover will grow with out additional watering etc. Also I would like to have it choke out poison oak if possible. Thanks for the info. KC

Ground Pearl Damage
I think I have Ground Pearl damage in my Centipede. Help! What can I do to stop spread into other parts of my lawn? What pesticides are available to control these pests?

Ground Pearls in Centipede
Could someone explain what ground pearls are? I live in central Alabama and have just sodded my one acre lot with centipede for the second time. I over-fertilized last fall. Resodded this past...

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I live in Mobile, Alabama and just discovered ground pearls in my centipede grass (pink adult females and nimphs-pearls). They look kind of cute if not the fact that there are...

Growing Bermuda in the shade
I have a beautiful Bermuda grass lawn that is thick and lush all around the yard except under my two shade trees. In those areas the grass is very thin. Some of the grass...

Growing Grass
I live in the upper part of South Carolina.and just move into a new home the soil here is a mixture of rock and sand.there are spots in my back yard,that looks like the beach.What can I do. The weather...

Growing grass after stump removal
We recently had two big bull pines cut down in our front yard. We had an inexperienced guy remove the stumps for us, and to make a long story short, we had an excessive amount...

Growing grass in a corn field
We builta house on 7 acres of corn field. Having a hard time getting grass to grow on about 4 acres.This is the 4th year. What we have is thin and patchy. And this year it is...

Growing grass in North Carolina
I have a home about 2 years old and I have had a hard time getting grass to grow in my yard. The soil is red clay and I have not had any luck getting anything to take....

Growing grass in the shade
Hello, I am at wits end trying to grow grass in my back yard. I live in SE Michigan and have a backyard shaded by Maple, Cherry and Sassafrass (sp?) tress. I have corrected the...

growing grass over removed stumps
Last fall I had several trees and stumps removed, now my problem is seeding over these areas.

Growing grass without topsoil
I just installed a new septic tank & drywell last fall,this spring I would like to put down new grass seed the problem I have is that I can`t aford to put down topsoil at ths time,My...

growing grass without topsoil
I just installed a new septic tank & drywell last fall,this spring I would like to put down new grass seed the problem I have is that I can`t aford to put down topsoil at ths time,My question is...

growing plugs
I am looking into all aspects of commercial "plug farming". Any information or website would be greatly appreciated.

growth in fescue lawn
I have light green areas which are taking over areas of my fescue lawn. It's worse in shady and lush areas. The light green areas start as a small round-ish area which keep growinig until they meet another...

Grub Bugs!!! NEW SOD!!
Grub bugs have taken over my front yard (St. Augustine Grass). I recently put down around 10 lbs. of Bug-B-Gone on it. Watered heavily and I am planning on getting new sod to replace it. IS THIS A GOOD PLAN?...

Grub Treatment
How many people out there receive a grub treatment as part of their normal lawn service? My lawn company has always treated for grubs after damage occurs and is now changing their program to apply a pesticide in...

Grubs
I have Grubs in our backyard where we have common bermuda (and prob in the front where we have St. Augustine). I used Triazicide a couple of weeks ago, but it looks like they're still around. What do you use to treat grubs?

grubs in lawn
Most of the grass in my front yard has turned brown. I pulled a portion of it up and found grubs. I would estimate that approximately half of the front yard is dead from the grubs. What should I do?...

Hairy Wisps on grass blades
We have had very hot humid weater around here lately and a storm came by yesterday. This morning I noticed these hairy wisps attached to my grass and they seem to be attached to the dead blades....

Happy Holidays
http://turfscience.com/holiday/ Happy Chanukah, Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa, Ramadam Kareem, Joyful Yule! From Sunny South Florida, Phil

has anyone tried this product
its "fertilome natural guard soil activator." its supposed to be a chemical equivalent to core aerating, i think.

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We have a home in Southern Florida. Our lawn is St Augustine grass. We have only been in the home for a year (it's our first) and we have been having tons of problems maintaining a nice lawn....

Have I just ruined my bermuda lawn
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Have I killed my Bermuda sod
I covered my backyard with bermuda sod precisely on March 9th. The land was prepared and done by professionals.I watered everyday for the first 2-3weeks and i mistakenly applied turf...

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I have several grasses in my lawn including multiple bermudas and some fescue. We prefer the fescue, although there is not much of it. Is it possible to have it...

have sand need grass
I live on a barrier island called Dauphin Island Alabama. This is about 30 miles South of Mobile Alabama. I have sea oats and sand. I also am on an canal and face the Gulf of Mexico. My drive way seems...

HELP
what is the best type of bermuda grass for a dry hot part of texas, and will also look good when well maintained ive heard of santa ana, tiffgreen,tifway and tifton [This message has been edited by ZACHARY (edited 21 April 2005).] IP:...

Help
I have EL Toro Zoysia and I see that people with bermuda are mowing there yard down real short. Should I go ahead and mow my yard or should I wait untill it's completely out of dormant.

Help
I live in Ky and my zoysia is not coming out of dormant. Only in small spots. The yard is about 3in or so. I went and drove around some of the golf courses and there zoysia is out of dormant. I went and rented a tri-plex mower so I could...

Help - I don't know where to start1
My lawn is a mess and I'm not sure where to start. I live in Rochester NY. I have 4 kids and a dog, and until last year I ran a family day care from my home. Needless to...

HELP - lawn burn from MSMA
I recently moved from northern Canada to the southern US and am not familiar with lawn care in this climate. I have bermuda grass, and the guy who does my lawn treated it with MSMA in...

Help - Torpedo Grass
I need help in Orlando, FL. I just moved into a new construction home. I have torpedo grass. I have had it since day 1(mid November) but didn't know what it was until a couple months ago. I have asked...

Help a lawn newbie
I'm looking to redo my front lawn and I'm having a tough time deciding on what type of grass to choose. The lawn now is bare dirt I just need to know whats the next step to take. I'm torn...

Help Before I pull out my hair!!! Sand Burs
We have sand Burrs, somewhat bad here, they grown in my walkways,driveways, in my yard, and are not taking over my Veggie Garden. Is their anything I can...

help deciding on new lawn in Central Florida
ok.. It is time, or almost time for my lawn project(s). This past winter I installed a nice sprinkler system for full yard coverage and threw out rye for...

Help find nitrogen loving grasses.
I'm working on a project that will be installing an onsite wastewater treatment system in conjunction with a spray irrigation system within a Northern Illinois residental...

Help for experts
I sodded my yard last May with El Toro and it's still brown. I left it about 3-4 in tall over the winter untill last Monday. I notice it wasn't growing, so I mowed it down to 1in with a tri-plex mower. I...

help for perennial ryegrass sportfield
I've a sandbase sport field in Genoa, Italy, and I need the just rate of Fe for foliar application. Someone can help me?

Help for the fall
First of all I just want to say that this website and more specifically these forums have been a huge help to me in getting my yard and landscape in order. I live in Charlotte, NC. I have about 3/4 of an...

help get rid of moles
Moles are everywhere, anyone have a successful method to get rid of them?

HELP HELP
I hope someone can help me. I am Rhode Island and my front lawn is zoysia grass. While it looks great in the summer it is awful in late fall through mid spring. Whai I want to know is what would be a good type of grass to...

help i can not get grass to grow
i live in ohio, and i have a pine in my back yard, that i can not get any grass to grow unger,

Help I know nothing about lawns.........
Help please. I just moved to Hawaii and have my first lawn. The lawn has lots of bare spots and weeds. I don't even know where to start....and on top of that I know...

Help ID this texas weed....
Please help ID this weed and provide some suggestions for getting rid of it. It goes to a seed head very quick. Not sure what it is, but it is slowly overtaking my yard. I am located in arlington texas...

Help ID/eliminate this weed
Greetings. Please help identify, and recommend something to eliminate this weed in my bermuda. It is not really overtaking the yard, just a nuisiance, throwing runners all over my yard....

help identify
This weed or grass is slowly taking over my lawn in SW Ohio. I would appriciate any help identifying and a possible solution. Thank you... TK C:\Documents and Settings\Ted Kappel\Desktop\100_0158.JPG

Help identify grass type
I live near Nashville, TN and have a mostly fescue 1/4 acre lawn with full sun in front. I have numerous clumps of apparently ryegrass, but am not sure. I just bought the house last November, so...

Help Identify this grass type please
Can anyone help identify this grass type? I believe it to be St. Augustine, but not sure what type if that is even what it is....

Help identifying grass
Hi everybody, I just need a "specialist" to tell me which kind of grass this is. I just bought a new house and the lawn needs some work, I need to ID before I start working on it....

Help identifying kinds of grass
Can anyone direct me to a web site or book that shows good photos and/or illustrations of kinds of grass? We must have a dozen kinds of grass in our,...

Help identifying this type grass
well not sure now if this is bermuda grass but looks like it to me .. need help on identifying it to decide what to do next.. thanks i have jpg pics of the grass if anyone is...

Help identifying...
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HELP in Kentucky
I am suffering the pains of a builder who put in a dead lawn 2 years ago. In brief, he put down sod that sat on the back of a truck trhrough a drought period. We closed on the house, moved in and left for vacation....

help in west texas....
ok, i live in west texas... summer gets on average 100... i am looking at the amazoy zoysia, but do not want to waste money (as i am a teacher who doesnt have much..) is this a good product for...

Help me correct my bumpy, poorly graded lawn
I prepared the seed bed and spread my Bermuda seed almost two months ago. The seed survived several hard rains and the grass came in nicely; however, the...

Help me get rid of Bent grass
bentgrass is invading my lawn of kentucky blue and fescue I DONT LIKE IT how do i get rid of it

Help me get rid of my St. Augustine Grass!!!
Does anyone have any good ideas on how to get rid of my St. Augustine grass? I live in Austin, TX where we get a fair amount of rain usually, but I...

HELP ME!!! BAHIAGRASS/BERMUDAGRASS PROBLEMS
We seeded our yard 2 years ago with bahiagrass seed mixture. we found it was horrible and saw another yard in our neighborhood that we liked and they said it was bermuda....

HELP ME!!!!!!!!!
How do you get rid of current grass where you can start all over?

help me, please
we have just moved into our new home we had built about a month ago. we had the entire yard laid with sod and not seeded. we have a few problems. 1. we have some kind of critter (probably skunk or...

help my new grass
I have no idea what I'm doing, please help! I just moved into a home on Oahu, HI. where the previous owners didn't care for the lawn at all. This area used to be a pineapple field and the soil is...

Help my St. Augustine/Floritam
Hey everyone, just stumbled across this forum and hope someone has some words of wisdom for me. I soded my whole lawn a few years ago on my very sandy soil with Floritam/St....

Help my tifway bermuda has big purplish/brown spots
My husband and I laid 20 pallets of tifway bermuda, about 2 mths ago. Last week we noticed it was turning a brownish color, now it is more...

help new sod
we have layed new sod in the high desert in california and it's 90% tall fescue and 10% bluegrass it's been only 4 day's and it's almost all yellow brown in color not sure if anyone has any help to try save...

Help picking grass, Cent. or St. Aug.
My wife and I are building our first house just outside Baton Rouge, La. that is scheduled to be completed the 2nd week in Nov. We would like any...

Help Please - St. Augustine problems
I have some problems with my yard. I live in Houston and my lawn has gone downhill over the last 6 months. I have an irrigation system that I run every 2-3 days, but am going to...

Help selecting a grass to over take bermuda
I live in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. My lot was once a cotton field for over 20 years. I have no trees and very flat ground, so alot of hot dry summers....

HELP St. augustinegrass
I applied MSMA on my St. augustine grass by mistake about a week ago. I have notice a few brown spots, but mostly just some discolorization of the grass. Will the grass die off, or will it make it. It...

help- used wrong product on San Augustine
I used a weed and feed that couldn't be used fot my San Augustine and not it's dying. IS there anything that would stop it from dying?

help with a new sod farm
I need help. I recently start with a sod farm of kikuyu grass. I am in Guadalajara, Mexico, but i need all the technical information about this kind of grass, fertilization, amount of...

help with Bitter Blue
Hi I purchased my home 2 months ago, 1 of the items that made me fall in love was the lawn. The prior owner took great care, he had Bitter Blue brought in and all admires it. Myself I followed his lead, but...

Help with Centipede Grass
Our Centipede lawn has been getting round areas that appear to be drying then dying. This happened last summer as well. We are getting new patches and I am afraid we will lose a lot of our...

Help with establishing bermudagrass in Florida
Hello everyone. I've finally found a great website for this subject area . . . Anyway, here's my problem: I live in Orlando, Florida (central) where I inherited...

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I have been in a new home for about a year now. The home when built, had fescue sod laid down. The sod took in some parts of the yard, however, in...

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I don't know too much about sod types and wanted to find out what kind I have. The builder of my home was not too helpful on this matter... It spreads by runners, often invading...

help with lawn after hurricane ivan
We've survived Hurricane Ivan here in Pensacola (close to Alabama), but our lawn is in great need of help. Large areas that were beds under trees will now be grass due to...

Help with Massachussets lawn problems!
I live in north central Massachusetts in Templeton. I need to know what is the best type of grass is best for my three problem areas. I've tried everything and was just...

Help with my St. Augustine
I live in Los Angeles and am having trouble with about 300 square feet of St. Augustine sod that I installed about 4-5 weeks ago. I have given it plenty of water. Plenty. Halfo of it is growing...

help with new empire zoysia sod!!
hey guys and girls!!this is my first post here althought ive been reading posts for months now!anyways, i live in virginia beach virginia about 5 miles off the water and...

Help With New St. Augustine Sod
I have just moved into a new house where I switched from the Tiff (419) Bermuda to St. Augustine. The houses beside me and behind me have Bermuda. I noticed this morning some Bermuda...

Help with Nut Grass!!!
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Prior to installing my palmetto-st. augustine sod i had the area cleared and laid a base of 50/50 soil. Prior to and during the installation it had been...

Help with sodding yard!
First let me say that I am a new homeowner and have no clue about turf. I live in Dallas TX. I am re sodding my lawn with St. Augustine, because I had giant bare spots due to a large tree. I took the old...

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I had my back lawn re-sodded with Emerald Zoysia approx. 3 months ago. I have about 4dozen+ pieces of sod that seem to be totally covered in some sort of grass or weed. It is sort of a lime-green'ish color...

Help with Winter Blade Grass in Tiff Green Bermuda
I live in Orange County in Southern California. This winter I have had sometype of a green bladed grass with white seeds or pods growing all over my...

Help with yellow grass!!!!
Hi I'm new to the forums and to having a house. So I hope I don't ask any silly question on here so here goes. I just bought a house and the front yard is ok little yellow spots where the...

Help Yellow Sod
I laid new sod 6 days ago. I tilled and added fertiizer to the soil. I made sure the grass was flush to the ground. I water twice a day for 30 minutes. The sod went from green, to gray-blue, to a yellow-brown. Under...

Help Zoysia vs Bermuda
Need help in choosing a lawn for South Louisiana Home. Have narrowed it down to Empire zoysia, Palisades zoysia, or Celebration Bermuda. What would be the better lawn choice for my climate area(Lot of rain and...

help! almost killed our bermuda grass!
we put the wrong fertilizer (for st. augustine) on our bermuda grass and now there are brown death spots. is there anything we can do to bring it back...

Help! Can you identify this grass
I want to Weed B Gone by lawn, but it says not to use on St Augustine or Centipede Lawns. Problem is, I just moved into this house and have no idea what type...

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One year ago I was told that my lawn was centipede. This spring I leveled my yard with 28 cubic yards of river sand to fix drainage...

HELP! Centipede or Bernuda. I already re-seeded my lawn
One year ago I was told that my lawn was centipede. This spring I leveled my yard with 28 cubic yards of river sand to fix drainage...

HELP! HARD TIME GROWING GRASS
WE LIVE IN PENNSYLVANIA AND WE BOUGHT OUR HOUSE 1 YEAR AGO. WE ARE DESPERATE FOR ADVICE ON WHAT TO DO WITH OUR LAWN. IT IS HORRIBLE. WE HAVE GRASS IN PATCHES COVERING ABOUT 60 PERCENT OF THE...

Help! My Bermuda grass is dying!!!!
I sodded 10,000 sq. feet of hybrid bermuda last year at our new house in central Texas. I took great care last year to insure that it 'took' well...and it did. After it's dormant...

Help! New Sod Dying
Can anybody Help????? I live in south Florida.I have a backyard that is covered by oak trees. Because I thought grass would never grow there I had mulch as ground cover. I found out about Palmetto St Augustine and...

Help! SA grass being eaten!
I planted about 50 plugs of St. Augustine grass near my patio back in June, and they have spread quite nicely. However, I recently noticed that the grass on a couple of the original...

HELP! ST AUGUSTINE COMPETING WITH CENTIPEDE
Help! I've been plugging and sprigging Centipede in my yard for about 5 yrs and it's doing great. It's finally really spreading in. When we...

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Help me! I have asked many people what is in my lawn and no one has seen anything like this! There are little round patches in my lawn where the grass has disappeared and...

Help! What is growing in my lawn
There is a strange weed growing in my lawn. I need to know what it is so I can learn how to "take care" of it. It looks like a small spider plant growing across my lawn. The weed keeps...

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Two summers ago we installed Emerald Zoysia ourselves. Last summer it came back beautifully. This year we have a lawn that is only about 50% green. We are in the...

Help!!
I live near charlotte, nc. I am giving up the fight on fescue. I have Plantation Fescue in the front yard. Like most people here, it looks great in the spring and fall. And looks terrible in the summer. Also, i have some wild...

Help!! 1 year sod on poor soil bed
We moved into a new home last Feb '02 in central Iowa. Our home in a rear yard walk out. The turf is Rye and Kentucky Blue. The sod was laid over compact clay at the...

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I have a bare lawn (new construction) in coastal SE GA that I ws getting ready to sod withÖ

HELP!!!!!!
I have a two more questions: I don't know if the grass that was planted on my back yard is St. Augustine but it is planted next to a sorgum field and some of the yard is turning yellow. Any suggestions? Another question: When I...

help!!!!!!!!!!-please
i have a ist growing season z52 lawn. i applied a feritlome product with iron and 2 days later half of my lawn is brown. despite following direction sto a "t"

HELP, need pasture
Could you please help me, I have spent over $2000.00 to have a horse pasture and all I have is brown stubble, iron weed, LOTS of lupine, yarrow and buckwheat, but, no grass. I was sold seed that was...

Help...new gardener here
Hello everyone, I am so glad I found this message board. I no NOTHING about gardening, lawn care, etc. I am trying to get a lawn started, but having trouble. I had my 3000 sq foot...

Help: Lawn Overtaken by Weeds
Just started taking care of my new lawn and already have mostly weeds growingÖ After looking at some weed pictures on the net, I suspect most of my weeds to be crabgrass. Although Iíve read on this...

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We live in Central Florida. Have a beautiful lawn of St. Augustine grass, green and healthy even in deep shade. My husband wants...

Helping bermuda spread
I have some pretty healthy bermuda in my backyard, but still have several barespots in it. There have been runners going through the barespots for over a year now. What can I do to help it spread...

Herbacide to rid yard of bermuda grass
Looking for a herbacide to rid St Augustine yard of Bermuda grass. Heard something about a product called Image but cannot find the maker...

Herbicide for Kyllinga
If anyone is having trouble with Green Kyllinga try (CERTAINTY) a Monsanto product Mix at a rate of 1.25 ozs./43,560(1 acre) with a non-ionic surfactant (1 quart/100 gallons) of water in tank mix. If...

herbicide for seahore paspalum
I have a newly sprigged seashore paspalum lawn...and I have weeds (nutgrass, etc.). Any suggestions of an appropriate herbicide?

Herbicide for use in Kentucky 31
I have a Kentucky 31 lawn in middle Tennessee (Nashville). What is the best herbicide to use to control weeds in this lawn? What is the rate application ...and... When should it be...

Herbicide recommendations for killing weedy grass in Zoyzia
I live in northeastern Louisiana, near Monroe. Last year we bought a house that has zoyzia in the front lawn. I am not sure...

herbicides
What herbicide(s)can kill broadleaf weeds and grass weeds , which are compatible in a tank mix. Something like MSMA and 24d combination that will mix together. What are the advantages of liquid fertilizer and how long do they...

HERBICIDES
What would be a good rate/1000 of MSMA to get a good burn on broadleaf and grassy weed infested bermuda. Would turf benefit from a liquid fert. and or iron mix with the MSMA.

here's one for ya
The golf course Im at is located in north Florida right on the intercoastal and is very low lying. As you could expect we have our fair share of sedge. Get this, a couple weeks ago we applied ronstar and now...

high cutting bermuda turf
Anyone know which variety looks good when cut relatively high like 2 inches? It seems all the studies are conducted at .5 inches or 1 inch which is unrealistic for most homeowners. It's...

hole in centipede
I live in SC and discovered many small (about the size of a half dollar) holes in my centipede. It is obvious that some critters are digging the holes. Any advice on how to get cntrol of these varmets? Thanks-Erik...

Hollow Tine Forking on Houston Lawns
As a rule, do the good folk of Houston tend to use hollow tine forks on the St Augustine grasses? It strikes me that the 'soil'?, down here is so poor that...

home lawn renovation
I plan on spraying roundup to my existing lawn right before spring time, tilling it, cultivating it to 6 inches, and then propagating the soil with either companion or zenith zoysia seed...

Home remedies for Faerie Rings needed
I live in Spokane Washington and work at a home improvement store. At one point in time, there was a small, local feed type store that sold a product that killed faerie ring...

Homeowner bermudagrass control
Is there anything available to the homeowner over the counter for Bermudagrass suppression? Acclaim is about $300 a gallon here. I formerly held a turfgrass and ornamental...

Horizontal growth for St Aug during summer
Does anyone get horizontal spreading on their St Aug during the summer? Our local radio guru mentioned yesterday that the horizontal growth...

Hot Spot Woes.... Advice Requested
I have Floratam St. Augustine and much of my yard is sunny. This July, I am getting very little rain. and have quite a few hot spots in my grass by the time I get home...

how aggressive is floratam mixed with bahia
I live in south florida and have just layed down strips of floratam sod about 5 feet apart from each other. The question i have is how long is it going to...

how and when to kill centipede grass
my yard is being taken over by centipede grass.How do I kill the creepy grass?

How can I kill st Augustine growing in Bermuda
I had beautiful Bermuda lawn however I have st Augustine patch growing in to it , how can I safely eliminate st Augustine without killing Bermuda...

how deep
How deep does the soil need to be free of rocks and compacted soil to allow good grass growth? The depth of a core aerator, around 4"? I'm getting ready to seed a 1-year-old yard and need to know if I should really tear it up...

how do i care for st augustine grass
I recently bought a new house that has st augustine grass. I have no idea how to care for it. Watering, fertilizing etc. I would like to know what the most...

How do I control Bermuda around flower beds
Please, help! I'm tired of trying to keep the bermuda grass out of my flower beds and away from young trees. I've tried pulling/digging and round-up but...

How do I eradicate nut grass in my Floratam lawn
How do I ERADICATE NUT GRASS in Floratam lawn? I tried Scotts Bonus S in September and it killed everything, including the Floratam. IP:...

How Do I Get Bermuda out of Centipede
When my wife and I purchased our property we seeded bermuda grass(That was a mistake). Now I am in the process of plugging my lawn with centipede. Is there anything...

How do I get Dark green turf
I have a dilema that I hope someone can help me with. I want to know how to get a deep, dark green turf without overstimulating the lawn. In the past I have fertilized heavy and end up mowing...

How do I get my St. Aug to grow in shade
My St. Aug is beautiful in the sunny areas, but will not budge more than a foot or two into the shady areas. I have read it does well in some shade (which is what...

How do I get rid of bahia and plant bermuda lawn
We live on the Treasure Coast in FL. We have Bahia grass and HATE it. Our lawn has huge bald spots and is over run with weeds. We also hate the...

how do i get rid of crickets
I live in a room in basement and there are like 3 or 4 crickets behind the wall making noise every night. They are driving me nuts!!!! Ther are behind the wall or baseboard so i...

How do I get rid of moles
How do I get rid of moles? They are making tunnels that are driving me crazy. Is there any sprays that I can use or is this a problem that will eventually go away?

How do I get rid of Moss
I forgot to include this in my last question. How do I get rid of moss in my yard. It is basically around some maple trees in rather large patches and seems to just pull up without any problems.

How do I get rid of Zoysia grass
We bought some Zoysia plugs agout ten years ago, but we didn't know that, at least in Wisconsin, it is yellow or brown most of the time. Our other grass is green by mid April,...

How do I kill wild grasses in Bermuda
Does anyone know how to kill wild grasses in non-dormant Bermuda. I use roundup in the winter. I spot spray with roundup during the growing season. Is there a better...

How do I know what kind of grass I have
I have a house in the Detroit area, and I have no idea what kind of grass I have in my yard. All I know is it looks awful...grows in clumps and...

How do I Level an existing lawn
My st.Augustine lawn slopes at various areas. How can I level. What kind of dirt do I throw overit to level it off? Will the dirt hurt the grass?

How do I Overseeding St. Augustine
Good afternoon, I'm trying to restart my lawn due to some drought and poor watering conditions. I currently have a backyard that has St. Augustine that is completely dead. I...

How do i remove heavy thatch in a floratam lawn
Hi, i ahve approx 20,000 sq ft yard and used floratam sod last march. i have a heavy layer of thatch in some spots. it looks like hay with...

How do I tell what type of lawn I have
I bought some Weed n Feed, but it states only for St Augestine lawns. Of course I have no idea. How do I tell or where can I go to find out? IP:...

How do you KILL Bahiagrass that invaded St Aug Grass
Bahiagrass is getting a step into my lawn. I have tried Bonus S and a weed killer that will not harm St Aug but the darn thing wont die....

How Late Can I Plant
I live in Dallas, TX. We have mild winters and I was wondering how late I can plant St Augustine and sod my entire backyard? Thanks, New_Yard

How long does it take a person (on average) to lay a pallet of sod
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How long does it take a unexperienced person to lay a pallet of sod
I am on my 3rd application of Round-Up to kill the centipede and common bermuda I have....

how much dirt
What would be the formula to figure, how much dirt would it take to fill and level out an area approximately: 550sq ft x 6in deep. Thank You.....

How Much Grass Will Grow
How much grass can I expect to see from each new blade? Am I looking at a 1-inch square of grass, 2-inches, 4-inches, more, less...? I planted a new lawn, Fescue Kentucky 31, and its just starting...

How much sand to lay and how to lay it
ok guys I have a bermuda/fescue mix. Mostly bermuda as I seeded last year. Anyway- this weekend I am going to aerate (plug) -- overseed, and sand. Actually I...

How much to water new sod
We recently had to replace our lawn (don't ask) and we put in new tall fescue sod and a sprinkler system. The sod is one week old. Since we put it in, we've watered every morning via a timer before...

How much zoysia sun
How much sun does your zoysia get? I have 2 areas that I recently plugged. One area gets almost all day sun (doing awesome) ansd another side (that I even did with larger almost sode...

How tall will St Aug grass get in full sun vs
How tall will St Aug grass get in full sun vs. Shade? I notice the grass next to the house is almost a foot high and the grass in the yard "N....

How to add organic material to established lawn
Hi all, My lawn is a wreck. Lots of weeds and very little grass. It is mostly hard clay and is very patchy. My lot has lots of slopes so I am afraid to...

How to Apply Fertilizer
I am working on a project to determine how accurately homeowners apply fertilizers. Also how to help homeowners do a better job of applying fertilizers. This will address determining square feet in...

How to do soil test
I hear lots of discussion about soil test results and recommendations on this forum. So how do I get a soil test and see how my bermudagrass lawn is fairing? What is the cost? How frequently do...

How to eliminate St Augustine in my Bermuda
Despite my efforts, my neighbor's ST Augustine grass is creeping into my Bermuda (Tiff 419) yard. I've had St AUgustine, don't want it again. I recall...

How to eradicate centipede grass, replace with bahaia
I need to totally eradicate all the centipede grass in a beautiful, established lawn of 2 acres. I need to establish bahaia or...

How to get bermuda out of Zoysia and...
also my sodded Emerald Zoysia, in Mississippi, is less than three years old and it greens up very slowly and an in patches. It looks like like a leopard in some...

How to get rid of earthworm
I am looking for a way to get rid of the earthworm in my putting green. The grass is a Bent varity. Can not remember which one. I know they are good for the soil but the leave a mess with all...

How to get rid of Zoysia grass
My zoysia grass is slowly taking over my yard and I would like to get rid of it. I have sprayed grass killer on it, but it starts growing after about 6 months. Can anyone...

How to get St Augustine healther
Hi everyone. I'm in South Florida and had a few questions on my St Augustine lawn. In the past, I had a dollar weed problem that I resolved over the winter using...

How to grow ground cover on clay filled soil
Outside my home on one side is a small hill that is without any ground cover like grass etc. because the ground soil has a lot of clay in it. Is there...

How to identify current type grass
Hello, Is there a way to identify what type of grass is in the yard? I have checked with local sod centers and the samples they have do not look like what I...

How to kill all weeds before greenup
I live in NC & have a hybrid bermuda 419 lawn. The grass is dormant now & I want to basically kill everything that is green in the lawn! What is the best product to...

how to kill bahia grass in dormant centipede
Hi! I have centipede in my yard which is mostly dormant right now. I also have (unfortunately) bahia grass in spots. I HATE this! How can I get rid of the...

How to kill bermuda grass
I live in Bristol, VA. I hate bermuda grass because it turns so brown in the winter. Let me tell you what I have done and you tell me if I've done the right thing. I mowed...

how to kill fescue in zoysia grass
I used to have a rich front yard of emerald zoysia, but in the last year I have noticed other grass invading it. A chem lawn company told me the invader was fescue and that it would be...

How to kill grass
Is there a way to kill all other grasses in a lawn other than Bermuda? I live in the southeast.

how to kill grass and weeds
We're trying to kill all weeds and unwanted grass so that we can plant new grass seed. We have tried Round-up many times and all I see is little brown patches and lots of green...

How to kill grass naturally
I want to kill the grass in my driveway before spreading tons of limestones..What can I use to kill the grass naturally? I have toddlers and pets.

How to kill St. Augustine Grass w/o killing Bermuda
Our neighbor planted st augustine grass and it is slowly but surely invading our bermuda grass. How can we stop this invasion...

How to Kill St. Augustine in Flower Beds
Is there anything I can spary on St. Augustine that is growing in my flower beds without harming my plants and tress? I live in Tampa, FL.

How to level
My yard is incredibly un-level. I am at the bottom of a slight hill so all the water on my street drains into my yard - especially into the lower spots. What is the best way to level this? A...

how to make a bumpy uneven lawn smooth
Help... I live in a 2 year old house where the builder just threw bermuda sod over what ever he left behind. Not to mention the grade was not really adressed. After 2...

How to plant a patch of St Augistine sod
We are new to this area and we recently took out a tree in our front yard. I have never plant sod before. I would assume since there is surronding grass, that the sod...

How to remove old st aug sod
I recently bought a house in south florida. The existing st augustine lawn has been neglected (bugs, no watering, you name it)and I want to replace it. What is the best...

How to remove Wild Bermuda or Wiregrass from Established lawn.
Just purchased a home here in Chesterfield Va. And with the home came Wild bermuda grass or wiregrass. It has invested some...

How to re-seed
I need to know the process for re-seeding fescue. Is that simply spread seeds in the lawn? Thanks.

How to restore Burmuda Grass
Our builder planted Burmuda sod 20 years ago when our house was built, but the landscape has taken on a whole new shape since then with a lot more shade. The Burmuda grass is very thin and...

how to save a heavily neglected st. augustine...
lawn overgrown with weeds? hi, i just bought a house in central florida.....anyways, the yard had a nice lush st. augustine lawn, but having been neglected over...

How to shorten 3" tall bermuda
I have 3 month old bermuda sod and after going on vacation for 7 days my bermuda grew to about 3" tall. I tried cutting it shorter but I was cutting too much off the...

How to thin out our Kikuyu Lawn
We layed our kikuyu in August last year and already near the house it is very thick how can we thin it our. Mowing it short will not help will it.

How to water and care for new lawn
We just layed St. Augustine sod on Friday. Can you over water it in the first 2weeks?? It's been hot with no rain. We've been doin 3 times a day for 15 min. Also, is it...

http://turfgrass.com/cgi-bin/fdse/search.cgi?NextLink=http://turfgrass.com/ubb/Forum9/HTML/000030.html
Ok everyone, I just overseeded my lawn with RebelIII Tall Fescue. I have a few bare spots on my lawn, where I really need this Fescue to grow. From time to time I look out the window, and I've got sparrows...

Hybrid bermuda sprigs
I think my lawn has a variety of hybrid bermuda but needing repair. Wanting ti know if anyone knows of a online site that sells sprigs for delivery? Or would I be better off getting them locally?

Hybrid Bermuda Weeds
I live in Sacramento, Califonia. I have a problem with Poa Annua. I have a Hybrid Bermuda lawn. I am getting an abundance of Poa Annua in my lawn. So far, Round up and pulling them out one at a time is the...

hydro seeding zoysia
I live in Atlanta , GA and currently have bermuda and is gradually dying. I am interested in zoysia but the sod is expensive. I am in need of information about hydro seeding using zoysia...

hydroseeding vs sod
I am in the Atlanta area (Newnan) and I am in need of a new bermuda yard. I have around a 15 pallet job. Estimates are around 2K for hydro vs 3.2K for sod. These prices include a good bit of prepwork. I...

hydroseeding zoysia
anyone ever heard of hydroseeding zoysia? how much would something like that run for two acres? does it really reduce the watering frequency?

i almost had enough!!
i planted floratan but 3 pallets werent enough i ran out of money.never rolled.could i just use seed for the rest?will it spread?any advise for me?when do i mow? its been less then a week.ty in florida....

I am I doing this right
How long should it take to plant a 10 pound bag of grass seed? I have planting for two days now. Also how close together should I be planting the seeds? How deep should I be digging the seed...

I dont know what kind of grass i have
HELP ME SOMEONE...i just bought this home and the lst owners installed new sod...but the thing is that i dont know what kind of grass it is....does anyone know...

I Hate Bahia
My centipede yard is bwing taken over by bahia grass. Bahia shoots up these stalks on a weekly basis making me mow every week. Centipede can go weeks without mowing. How can I get rid of the bahia in my centipede? IP:...

i hate bermuda grass!!!
i was once told the best thing to do with bermuda grass is to fertelize and enjoy, but i hate the stuff. I killed, re-soiled, and re-seeded my lawn two years ago and have a well established lawd of...

I hate St. Augustine
What are my logical options for Central Florida? I'd like a softer grass that isn't high maintainence if possible. Also, if my neighbor already has a lawn from St. Augustine, how would it affect my...

I have Bermuda for the 1st time..help!
We moved to Midland Texas in early June and have Bermuda grass for the 1st time. It has developed brown patches recently. Is this too much water, Not enough water,...

I just made my own garden hose dechlorinator
This is more of an experiment for me than a necessity. I've read that the chlorine in tap water can kill off the beneficial microbes on the surface...

i like a different kinda grass!!
what kind do ya'll like. I like B.C. kind.

I live in Indiana and have a lot of pine trees but hardly any grass
I need help! I just moved into a house in Indianapolis. We have a lot of pine trees and other...

I need an internship somewhere in the Southeast
If someone knows of a business that will take a UTK student for an internship preparing ball fields e-mail me at joldham1@utk.edu. Thanks IP:...

I need HELP!!!!!!!!!
I have bahia grass and want to resod my front yard which gets direct sunlight(I live in Tampa also). I just dont know what is the best sod to get. I thought bahia would be the best as far as not getting...

I need info
I nees info on sod farming for a school project. I need to know salary and things like that. I will be putting this info on a poster. You have no Idea how hard it is to find this stuff on the internet....

I need serious help with new sod
Fescue in Atlanta. We put down new sod Saturday. The sod looked fine. We watered it and all was well. Now, there are 2 spots in the yard where the sod looks like crap. It's...

I need some advise about a my neighbor, I am up in the air here!
Hello, I found out tonight how Obsessed I am over my lawn. As most you know I am trying to level out my...

I Need Some Help in Charlotte, NC
Hello everybody I live in Charlotte, NC and I purchased my house in June. I have Bermuda Sod in my front yard. When I moved in, the grass was brown. It hadnít been watered...

i need to know what type
hi. i am hoping someone an point me in the direction of a good site that has pictures of the different lawn types. i am trying to find mine so i can look after it properly. if...

I over fertilized my St. Augustine grass..
I am pretty sure I over-fertilzed my St. Augustine grass. Am I screwed?? Will the grass die or will it come back to life? Is there anything I can do to save...

I think I killed my Floratam. Please Help!
I recently purchased a home with a brand new St. Augustine lawn (6 months old.) I noticed some weeds in the back yard so I went Home Depot and...

I think I planted a different type of grass in one area, what now
Hello. I'm having a little trouble getting my lawn looking good. This is my first house and when we...

i think i put too much turf builder down
i recently put down scotts turf builder on my fescue lawn now i have this very light colored grass maybe yellow i have also put down seed and now i have a very beautiful...

ice plant to grass
Does anyone have a recommendation for a simple guide to tearing out ice plant and planting grass seed (in San Diego)? Is it a difficult process?

Identify Floratam
How can you differentiate between Floratam and the other varieties of St. Augusstine? We just moved into a house with an established lawn of St. Augustine but don't know what it is.

Identify this weed Please (Pic Attached)
This prostrate running weed is driving me crazy. I am hoping to do enough research on it to finally put it to rest this fall and next spring. It has long roots that seem to...

Identifying a St. Augustine Weed
I am having trouble identifying a weed in my St. Augustine lawn. I bought 18 months ago and the first summer discovered it and that it was too late to do anything. I pulled it as...

identifying a weed
I have a weed or grass in my yard that I want to get rid of ,but I dont know what it is. I live in georgia. The weed is aboout a foot high and at the top it looks like a V with black almost like black...

identifying grass
I have a grass growing in my lawn and where we have put flower beds in, not knowing to remove the bulbs, anyway cant seem to identify this type of grass, grows in clumps and has a bulb at the root, want to...

Identifying types of St. Augustine
We have purchased a home with a large yard of St. Augustine grass filled with a variety of weeds, clover, wild "flowers". We have no idea what type it is, but have...

Ignorant Michigan Housewife seeks Assistance w/ new lawn
Hello everyone! I found this forum while doing some research, trying to decide whether or not to purchase some...

i'm clueless, help
I'm new to this forum but always have desired a beautiful lawn. I have a year old lawn that is starting to show problems. I have "areas" where the blades are turning brown and not growing. It seems...

Image (Imazaquin) & Crabgrass
I had some patches of crabgrass in my St. Augustine and read on the label that image (imazaquin) will control it, so it applied it at the rate suggested by the label (with surfactant), and am very...

Image herbacide
A lawn service sprayed Image/MSMA mix on my bermuda just as it was getting pretty green after dormancy almost four weeks ago. It turned brown within four days and is still brown. Is the grass dead or will it...

Image herbicide dead bermuda
A lawn service sprayed Image/MSMA mix on my bermuda just as it was getting pretty green after dormancy almost four weeks ago. It turned brown within four days and is...

Image, Crabgrass & Sedge
Recently, I discovered Image sold in a hose end applicator. Last weekend I sprayed it over my emerald zoysia backyard to control Sedge and Crabgrass that had sprouted in my 2 month old...

Images of weeds: Common bermudagrass, Cynodon dactylon
Top ten questions about lawns and turf.

Images of weeds: Crabgrass, Digitaria
Top ten questions about lawns and turf.

Images of weeds: Green kyllinga, Kyllinga brevifolia
Top ten questions about lawns and turf.

Images of weeds: Unknown
Top ten questions about lawns and turf.

In Illinois, rye for green grass in winter
I live in Champaign, IL which is 150 miles south of Chicago. My lawn is Kentucky Bluegrass. Last year, I threw some seed in one area of my...

In search of the perfect Floratam lawn!!!
I have my lawn in the front of my house was originally bahia. I bought a couple pallets of floratam and was only able to cover 3 quarters of the lawn. It...

In the soil
My neighbor had grubs last year and I think he killed them. I treated my lawn with a product from Spectricide to keep them from getting into my lawn. So now that the winter is over there are some dead patches, but I'm not sure if they...

Incomplete Paspalum Green
The growth on some areas of the clean up is sparse. Mostly on high spots but some low areas too. Not all greens, not all high spots. Most of the green is dense and tight except for...

Infestation of Fescue Look Alike Weeds
My Bermuda grass is infested with a weed that looks a lot like fescue. It has fine blades with seeds at the very top. I know it is not fescue because it will eventually...

Informal Survey
Hello Lawn Enthusiasts, I would like to take a little and very informal survey. Iíve read a few times here on this forum not to seed warm season turf (Bermuda, Zoysia, Centipede...). Iím curious to hear the...

Initial Laying of Seville Grass
I laid Seville St. Augustine grass one week ago. Does anyone know if the grass should lighten in color while it is initially rooting? I have a few white spots here and...

Inland So. Calif lawn
I live just below the foothills of the San Bernardino Mts. in So. California. We have very dry hot summers and cool winters. My lawn is presently a mixture of bermuda,...

innoculant
i need some info on sumplmental growth products if ya'll have any information for turf.

Installing new sod
I'm getting some St. Augustine installed in my yard. What should I do to prepare my yard for the sod. Half of my yard is dirt, the other half is just a bunch of weeded grass crap. Any suggestions would be...

Installing New St. Augustine
I'm about to put a new lawn down. After reading some of the threads here, I'm questioning some of my plans. I'm definately putting down St. Augustine. So far in some area of...

Interesting question
Howdy. I'm writing a suspense novel and need a bit of technical assistance. I'm hoping a detective can ascertain that a body was buried on a deep-south sod farm (by Mobile) because of...

intrusion of ryegrass into St. Augustine lawn
I have a half acre lot with good St. Augustine growth....have patched it with Floritan. I get small patches of ryegrass in my...

Irrigating Tifway 419 Bermuda
Recently installed (10 days) tifway 419 sod in Savannah GA area. What would be a good irrigation schedule while sod establishes? As well after establishment.

Irrigation
Hi I've been in the golf irrigation business(installing and trouble shooting)for ten years in Canada. I've been thinking of trying to move to the U.S. where the season is longer. Was wondering if anyone had...

Is a reel mower necessary for zoysia
I just had my back sodded with zoysia a month ago. It isn't time to mow yet but I have read that reel mowers are optimal for this type of grass. What are the dissadvanteges for...

is floratam able to take over bahia
I have a mixed lawn and I hope it wont take years for floratam to take over. any help would be apreciated. rich in south florida

Is it Bermuda grass
Is it bermuda grass? How can I tell if the now dormant grass in my yard is bermuda grass? I want to get rid of it because of how it looks dead outside of the summer time. I have been...

Is it really too late
Hi, someone who recently saw pics of my deteriorating lawn told me "it's too late." blah blah "you're on your own"... What do you think? is it really too late? here are some...

Is it to early to put out weed preventer
What is good for centipede?

is it true
I'm wondering if it's really true that you can kill weeds on the Seashore Paspalum by pouring salt water on it.

is my bermuda dead
I had some bermuda soil laid down last year it was around september i think the sod never rooted to the ground i think the temperature never got warm enough outside.If i put alot of water on the sod will...

Is my St. Augustine Doomed See pic
I'm afraid I've killed my grass. It started turning brown and just spread from there. I thought maybe I wasn't watering enough, so I watered more. Seems to have made it worse....

Is october too late for zoysia sod
We live in Rome, Georgia and our home is just now ready for sod. Is middle to late October too late to lay Zoysia sod. What are the negatives? If not now, when...

Is palmetto suseptable to fungus
I live in Fort Lauderdale and when it rains heavy for a couple/few days straight the swell in my yard can stay saturated. My soil drains relatively fast unless we...

Is Salam really the perfect beach house grass
I was give a patch of Salam Sod from Southern Turf Nurseries (http://www.southernturf.com/turf.htm), has any one ever used this grass? Info...

Is there any interest in organic turf managment
I've been using organic methods and materials on...

Is there any interest in organic turf managment
Oh boy, you don't have a clue, do you? Do your homework...

Is this a fungus What do I use to treat?
I live in central Florida and my 1 year old St Augustine grass is turning brown. At first I thought it was just a reaction to the cooler weather we...

is this crabgrass
Hi folks, I had a crabgrass infestation at my home here in Rhode Island last year. I tore a lot of it out... repaired lawn with both sod and seeding. I had the lawn de-thatched and fertilized in late March. Couldn't (didn't)...

Is this St. Augustine If so...
Lawn pics - www.raslurry.com/lawn Ok, I'm a first time homeowner out in Southern California and relitively new to lawncare (I mowed it once or twice as a kid...) The...

Is wire Grass a form of Bermuda grass
Wire Grass Denied: read all the posts prior to mounting the 'total kill' of my yard full of wire...

Is wire Grass a form of Bermuda grass
I am from South Carolina and we have a pesty grass that takes over, everyone calls it...

Is zoysia my solution
I'm a total newbie to serious lawn care so please bear with me. I live in Kansas City and have a real problem spot in my yard. It's on the north side of the house under a large sycamore...

Italian rye or quack grass
I think I have either italian rye or quackgrass growing in my St. Augustine. I had it sodded in November and now this weed is going crazy. Is there a way to rid my lawn of this...

J-2 Bermuda for putting surfaces
Hi, I am trying to find any data or research done on J-2 Bermuda grass for putting surfaces. I understand that a few people have used it and like it, but I...

Jackpot Bermuda Grass
I am wondering if Jackpot Bermuda Grass is a good type of grass of Baseball Fields. All the info I have gotten looks good but is anyone out there that has this growing. How long did it take to get...

Jerry Baker's Tonics
I'm curious if many of you turf pros have seen or heard of Jerry Baker's home-concocted turf tonics, and what your opinion is of them. Here's a link:...

Johnson Grass & Mold
Anyone have any suggestions for killing Johnson grass that is coming up all over my bermuda lawn??? Also what product do you recommend for killing mold problems from heavy rains and standing water??...

Johnson grass vs Rye
How can I kill some Johnson grass without killing my perennial rye? Roundup seems to leave a large dead patch which is not a good thing!

Johnson/Vassy Grass Herbicide
I have a Jiggs Bermuda hayfield. The Johnson and Vassy grass are taking over. How do I kill it without disturbing my bermuda?

Just Hydromulched w/ Zenith Zoysia
I just had my yard hydromulched on Friday (5/16/03). It looks like I already have some small sprigs popping up. Is that possible? I thought it would be at least another week...

Just moved in - yard is painful - some St. Augustine
I just moved into a house in Austin, TX. Here is the deal. Yard is a mess. It's about 50% St. Augustine in front and back...problem is the...

Just moved in, lawn turns brown
I just moved into a house that's about 2 years old. The bluegrass lawn looked excellent when we moved in, but the neighbors said that the previous occupants watered every single day no matter...

Just planted Centipede grass
Just laid Centipede Sod last week 04/05/04 in Wilson NC zone 7 Got it from reputable Sod farm in NC, dormant when delivered (golden brown!!) tilled soil to 6in, cleared all weeds and...

just sod...dont plug
imo, plugging takes just too much effort. especially with zoysia, since it will take so much time to get what you want...its like watching paint dry. just sod the darn yard and take care of it... its...

Just Starting, Need Help
Hi, I'm new to the turf business, but I have been researching it for months now. I have many questions to ask, and I even have a little input sometimes. I live in central Louisiana. I have...

Kentucky 31
Grrrrr... I have been having serious porblems with my lawn. First of all, the Kentucky 31 that I plant tends to DIE! I live in SC where it is humid and hot during the summer. Anyone have any ideas what kind of...

Kentucky Blue Grass going to seed.
I have Kentucky Blue grass in central Iowa and it has been going to seed after it is cut. The lawn is only about 2" to 2 1/2" tall. I have also noticed several...

Kentucky Bluegrass
Does anyone know if Kentucky bluegrass can grow well in Northeast Florida? If so, are there any problems with this grass? I'm contemplating seeding my yard with a low maintenance grass. Any input would...

Kentucky Bluegrass in Florida
I am buying some property in the Tallahassee region of Florida and am wondering if Kentucky Bluegrass can be grown there if it is watered, fertilized, mowed...

Kentucky Bluegrass or Emerald Zoysia
Hello everybody: I'm new to this forum... I live in Cary, NC (next to Raleigh) and Iím looking to upgrade my current turf. I currently have Turf-Type Tall Fescue (Palmer's...

kentucky fescue on football field
will it be okay to plant

Kikuyu Grass turning yellow and dying
Hello to you all, I have the follwing problem. My Kikuyu grass is having yellow spots that are increasing in diferent areas and are getting bigger. I use a 20-20-20...

kikuyu in bentgrass
hi im Mark from Katoomba Australia im trying to remove kikuyu grass from my bentgrass lawn any tips poisons or ideas would be a great help

Kikuyu in San Fran
Will Kikuyu be suitable for use on fairways and roughs year round in San Francisco or what is best?

Kikuyu in St. Augustine
I have a St. Augustine lawn that is being invaded by Kikuyu. What can I do to get rid of the Kikuyu without harming the St. Augustine. I was looking online and found a product called Fusilade. Will this have...

Kikuyu lawn in S. CA
Does anyone have experience with Kikuyu (AZ-1) in southern CA? It sounds like it might be perfect for my lawn - on which I also let my horse graze a little each day. Kikuyu is supposed to be...

kikuyu turf grass
Does anyone know where to buy kikuyu turf grass seed? It is an Australian variety that stays green year round in moderate winter climates.

kill bermuda or let it go
I need some advice on a big decision for my yard. This fall, I can either go all out, kill everything, till, and start over with Fesuce, or I can continue trying to improve the soil, aerate,...

Kill St Augustine in flower bed
Is there anything I can spray on St Augustine grass that is growing in my flower beds without effecting my plants and trees. I live in Tampa Fl.

KILL ST. AUGISTINE
HOW CAN I KILL THE ST. AUGISTINE AND NOT MY BERMUDA THAT THE ST. AUGISTINE FROM THE NEIGHBORS YARD IS INVADING? NORTH TEXAS

Kill St. Augustine in bermuda grass
My lawn is mixed in the back yard and I live in North Texas. I want to get rid off my St. Aug in the bermuda as well as the crabgrass and nutweed. What can I...

Killed my lawn
I successfully killed my St.Augustine lawn in less than 2 years. I don't know what I did wrong. Was told I 'burned' it when I fertilized it and also was told it was grub worms that killed it. Now I have a...

Killed St Augustine with spray weed killer - help
Early this spring I used a spray weed killer on my st augistine lawn (back yard only thank god) but I used to much and killed the...

Killing Bahia in fescue
I have Bahia that has infiltrated my fescue yard. I have tried roundup but it does not get rid of it sufficiently. Is there any selective killer that can help rid my yard of the Bahia? Thanks IP:...

Killing Bermuda
A few years ago I planted pluggs of Zoysia. They are doing very well. However, a few years ago Bermuda was introduced to my yard by a contractors trencher. How do I kill Bermuda?

Killing bermuda grass
I have a fescue lawn that ws invaded last fall by bermuda. I'd love to get rid of it without having to dig up the entire lawn. I have heard of a product called "Turflon Ester" that is...

Killing Bermuda in Centipede
I live in North Florida and have a Centipede yard. Bermuda is starting to crowd out the Centipede in parts of the yard. Is there a chemical that will kill the Bermuda without harming the...

Killing Bermuda now and starting Zoysia is Eastern NC
We built on old farmland three years ago. We started Bermuda and have had little luck. We have a dog and just got irrigation and want to...

Killing Bermuda to plant emerald zoysia
Anyone have any experience with killing bermuda before laying emerald zoysia sod? Specifically, how much emphasis should be placed on tilling the soil if the bermuda has...

Killing Dormant Grass
I wish to start a new shrub/flower bed in my yard, and in order to plant at the proper time, I need to kill the grass in the area while it is dormant. I'm dealing with a combination of...

Killing grass
I live in the area of Sterling, Va. What would i use to kill grass and how much do i use? I need to know by sunday...

Killing Johnson and Crab Grass in New Yard
I had johnson grass and weeds in the yard, sprayed it with round up and tilled it up about 2 months ago. I put out some bermuda seed out a few weeks...

kILLING OF Bermuda or St. Augustine
I have a new lawn Marathon lawn, but before there was a lawn of either Bermuda or St. Augustine so it is slowly creeping back. How can I kill the...

Killing off Zoysia
I live in the Northeast and some Zoysia in my Kentucky bluegrass. The old homeowner must have planted it. Anyway, is there a way to kill it without harming my bluegrass? The Zoysia is in some small isolated areas but...

Killing Oxalis in new sod.
Recently put down Seville St Augustine in partially shaded Central Florida backyard. Two weeks later is starting to green nicely, but Oxalis is popping through pretty rapidly. What should I do to avoid...

Killing Ryegrass
Is there a quick way to kill ryegrass? My builder put in a bluegrass/ryegrass mix. I don't llike the ryegrass because it grows more quickly and looks like weeds (lighter color & faster growth). I am planning to...

Killing Saint Augustine without killing bermuda
My back yard has a mix of bermuda and Saint Augustine. I want to kill the St. Augustine and let the bermuda take over. Any...

Killing Sedge, Kyllinga, Crabgrass
Hi: Bought a new house. Backyard is 50/50 weeds and Floratam. Probably will just resod or plug (depends upon costs). I assume I need to kill the weeds (sedge, kyllinga,...

Killing St Augustine and other stuff
I have a lawn of mixed fescue here in Southern California, and after being in our new house about 3 years, I noticed St Augustine crawling over the...

Killing St. Augustine in Palisades zoysia
I live in Brenham, TX, between Houston and Austin. I made the decision to go with Palisades zoysia for all the reasons posted on the other threads. There was a small patch of...

killing wild Bermuda
I have a yard full of wild Bermuda grass, and want to replace it with St. Augustine sod. I hired a lawn company to kill the Bermuda with Roundup. The technician said the Bermuda seeds would remain in the...

Killing zoisia
I recently killed of my lawn of zoisia grass and intend on planting fescue. Is zoisia as hard to get rid of as bermuda is??

killing zoysia
What is the best way to eradicate zoysia? I cut up and gave away the turf but some pesky spots keep coming back. It's supposed to grow slow but it chokes my fescues and I hate the brown...

killing zoysia
I have a yard...well had a yard full of zoysia and i just wanted to let people know that this stuff is killable. Zoysia is a very tough grass because of the extensive root system called rizhomes but like any plant ..with the...

Korean Grass (Zoysia Tenuifolia)
I live in a suburb of Philadelphia and am interested in using Korean grass to cover some of my property. I have used it in California, but I do not know if...

Laid Z-52 Zoysia a Week Ago. What now
I laid Meyer Z-52 zoysia down about a week ago; I live in Charlotte, NC. The grass is just now coming out of dormancy. It has an olive green tint to it. I tilled in...

Lake Capacity Calculations to Water Lawn
Hello, Is there a fast rule for establishing a lake volume per area of yard to water the lawn? I've got a bahia lawn (15000 S.F) and want to put in a...

LandscapersBay.com-Network, Blog, Review, & MORE
LandscapersBay.com is the ideal place for landscapers. You can find, read about, and review equipment, supply businesses, manufacturers,...

Landscaping Forum
I found here: http://www.the-landscape-design-site.com/forum/ But it needs more traffic. Pay a visit would ya....

Large area weeds
need to redo my front lawn which is covered with weeds. It is a very large area. The 1 gallon round up weed killer I bought cost me 20 dollars and I only got done a very small part of the lawn. I...

Large brown area
I have a large area in the front that has always been thin. It is bermuda, and has strong healthy bermuda right next to it. I just put an extra round of time released fert to really green up my yard. Well, the...

Large Hay colored Rings
I have large rings with green grass in the middle, the ring itself is hay colored, it is either Necrotic, Fairy Rings, or Brown Patch, How do i figure which one? [This message has been edited by...

Large patches of yellow grass w/ purple tips
Hi everyone, If you check out the photo on http://turfgrass.com/puzzlers that is the exact problem I have. My lawn looks terrible, with large yellow...

Large Sod Farm for sale....
We have one of the best and largest Sod farm in the State of Mississippi for sale. Very profitable, great network of clients and customers. email...

large yellow spots in lawn
After fertilizing my lawn, I have very large yellowish spot in the lawn. I need to know what happened, I thought they might be grubbs, but now I don't think that is the case. What can I do to...

Last fall fertilizing: which is right
On several other forums it is said that the last fall fertilizing for cool-season grass(around mid Nov)should be high in (N) nitrogen content for the...

Lateral growth.
I have areas of (Bitter Blue) St Augustine and Centipede in my yard [NW Florida]. Neither grass shows significant lateral growth along the ground. I'm following the cultural practices suggested by the University of...

Lawn aeration
I have a St. Augustine lawn that seems to shed water. Although it is on a slope it would seem that the water should not run off as easily as it does. The area is under an oak tree and the ground seems...

lawn all torn up
We recently hooked up to city from septic and our yard is all torn up along side of house. What are the first steps in getting some grass back?

Lawn and Lime
I live in Patterson, La and I have some bare spots in my St. Augustine grass under some pecan trees and white oaks that do not get too much direct sunlight. I tested the PH level of the soil with a direct contact...

Lawn burned out
Just bought first house in New England. Has beautiful lawn. This year the town had a mandatory water ban and I wanted to follow the rules being the new guy in town. So needless to say the lawn is all burned...

Lawn Care
I recently spread weed and feed through out my lawn to eliminate the weeds, after a few days, I saw that besides eliminating some of the weeds, I believe I also burned my lawn. Some parts of my lawn has become brown,...

Lawn Care Newbie
Howdy folks, First of all, let me say that I am happy to have found this forum. Phil (Seed), you and all the people here have been a great source of information and I appreciate the fact that you are...

LAWN DRAINS TOO WELL
A STRIPE ACROSS THE BACK OF OUR YARD USED TO BE A SWAIL (DIP) BUT WE HAD IT FILLED IN WITH A TILE WITH HOLES, STONES,TOPSOIL AND GRASS ON TOP. NOW IT IS A BROWN STRIPE BECAUSE IT DOESN'T HOLD...

Lawn Fertilizer / Lime Recommendations Help
Hey guys...first of all...great forum...I have learned quite a bit reading over it. I am trying to get my lawn in shape...it has been just going along for a while...

Lawn Fescue sod
When is the best time of year to lay some fescue sod on the north side of a house? -There is too little sun for bermuda to grow well-North Arkansas.

Lawn From Hell ... looking for advice
Here's the story ... I live on one of the barrier islands that make up the southern Pinellas (Florida) Gulf beaches. I have merely kept my "lawn" green while I...

Lawn Grass, Austin TX
I have about 4000sqft of lawn that I am not real happy with in Austin TX, I was interrested in Zoysia Grass but have read to many problems with that stuff, so... I want to have a lush green lawn,...

lawn leveling/re-sodding
We live in Houston Texas, and our backyard is exclusively St Augustine. There are several low spots where water ponds. I am going to lay a layer of sand, and then a layer of good...

Lawn maintenance in Central Florida
I am new at home ownership. My lawn, I have been informed, is many varieties, including bermuda, bahia, st. augustine, PLUS! I have many small bare patches and...

Lawn mower Q???????????????????????????????????????
I've done the research on the different types of mowers. Now the question, is there a motorized reel mower...

Lawn Renovation gone awry
Hi all, So my lawn was in need of renovation. The entire back of my house was almost bare, the front had some nice green grass but with large bare spots. So I hired some professional help. The...

lawn sprinklers and tree damage
The stream from my water sprinkling system is driving bark from my trees. The sprinkler contractor says that it is not possible for this to happen. The trees are...

lawn turning brown after spraying grass & weed root killer
First of all, I am trying real hard to get rid of those horsetail weeds and that is what caused this fiasco! In spring I used a bush...

Lawn turning yellow.
My St. Augustine lawn,which was put down over sand about 5 months ago is turning yellow and brown.It isn't very thick in most areas and doesn't seem to grow very much in between cuts.I run the sprinklers twice a...

Lawncare
What do you call the strip of grass between a sidewalk and the street?

Lawnmower types
Forgive me for not being able to figure this out for myself. I'veed all over the internet and have come up with almost nothing. I live in Arizona, and bermudagrass is the norm around here. Everywhere...

Laying Bermuda over on existing yard
My house was built 6 years ago and loke most around here, the back yard was not sodded. I am finally planning to lay sod but want to make sure I do it right and don't waste my money...

Laying Midlawn Bermuda Sod
We are preparing our yard to lay Midlawn Sod in a Southern exposure front lawn with an automated sprinkler system. Our only tree is a new 2" diameter Chinese Pistache. From the...

Laying new Sod..Opinions...pls!!!
Hello all.. I am laying new sod this weekend and wouldlike some last minute opinions on Grass. I was thinking St. Augustine..but My lawn is in full Sun except for a medium...

Laying Sod
I live in Orlando, Florida. I purchased a pallet of St. Augustine FLoritan Sod on Saturday March 1st. I was unable to plant it until Wednesday March 5th. Many of the pieces turned yellow and brown from sitting on top of each...

Laying sod directly on river sand
the person putting in my yard wants to lay sod directly on river sand. does that work? it seems to me a layer of mulch or top soil would be preferable.

Laying sod in September
Hey folks, I live in Chattanooga, TN and am wanting to put down some sod. Our house is new and has a gradual sloping yard. Unfortunately the dirt in our yard is...

Laying Sod with Drough Conditions
Help. We live in Lakewood, Colorado. We built a large retaining wall in our backyard last summer and leveled out our 3000 square foot backyard. But it wasn't ready for sod...

laying st augustine sod
have a large area to lay sod.....currently is natural terrain (which means it's weeds) currently having a pool dug and we are using the excavated dirt to cover the area....very good...

Laying St. Augustine Sod prep questions
I live in Orlando Fl. I am laying St. Augustine sod next weekend in an area that is shady. I am using Seville sod. Should I rotor till the soil and lay Black Cow...

laying zoysia sod
I've got a 59x19 and a 51x11 area to cover with zoysia sod. Both areas are covered in various weeds, including dollar weed. Any suggestions on preparation and about how much sod would I need....

laying zoysia sod
I live in north Florida, should I wait till spring before I lay zoysia sod. I'll be soding a sand playground area...?

leaf spots on st. augustine
Attached image shows three leaf blades from area of 3yr old lawn of St. Augustine grass in Jacksonville, Fl. I have two separate areas of no distinct pattern that look stressed and contain...

Leddie the wonder dog!
I live in Kansas City, I have a 50 lb black lab & a maple tree (with shallow roots) and other trees that prevent a lot of sun light. I planted RTF which came up great at first but I...

Lesco vs. Scotts
Are Lesco lawn products of a higher quality than Scotts? I'm going to to my local Lesco tomorrow for the first time and check it out. Just wondering what kind of experiences anyone has had with their...

Let go to seed or not for Centipede
We have heard that it's good to let your Centipede lawn "go to seed" in the fall...to stop mowing and let some seed heads form...This does not seem to be of any...

Leveling
I have stretched string accross the yard, between to level heights in order to gauge the depth of a dip in the yard. As it turns out it is quite a significant difference over quite a large area. How can I figure out how much...

Leveling a bermuda sodded yard
I live in the Atlanta are and have red georgia clay as our main lawn soil. The yard is about a year old but riding on it with my rider it is very bumpy. It also has...

leveling an area to add flagstones and a bench
I really do not want to level a lawn. It is an are where I dug up some bushes in front of the start of my lawn (does this make any sense?)....

leveling area before laying new grass
I think I know what the answer/response is going to be but I would like to hear it from the experts in this forum. I laided the new grass on an area that was not...

Leveling Bermuda
What is the best way, and the best time of year to level a bermuda lawn?

Leveling Bermuda Lawn
35 year old Bermuda lawn has sunk over the years. Can spreading top soil over renovated lawn level out lawn? How thick should the added soil be to allow grass to grow thru? Any suggestions? Thanks IP:...

Leveling Bermuda sod with river sand/dirt mix
We had a beautiful front yard until we had to relocate our septic tank drainfill lines there. The bobcat leveled the area...then we had to fix the existing...

Leveling dirt before laying sod
I was wondering if anyone had any tips on how to make the soil as level as possible before I lay the sod. I roto-tilled it a few times and raked it as well in an attempt to make it as level...

Leveling former vegetable beds
The former property owner was a big vegetable gardener, devoting the entire back half of the property to vegetable beds. I am not as big a vegetable gardener, and would like to...

Leveling out a St. Augustine lawn w/ sand
I have a large lawn that was sodded over rough, uneven gumbo soil during construction. I would like to level the lawn by spreading sand which I think would...

leveling spots in a fescue lawn
I've been seeding with fescue in a pretty much dead lawn sodded with bremuda for the past couple of years and would like to start leveling some spots out. Is it ok to use sand and then...

leveling the grass
I have recently had my yard landscaped and we used Zeon Zoysia. Unfortunately, the grass was delivered the night before a major rain and we lost topsoil. Due to the moisture we could not get...

leveling the yard
How do I level my yard when there is already grass there? Can I ge away with laying dirt on the grass and then level or do need I to rip the grass up and level that way.... Thank you for your help....

Leveling Yard
What is the best material to use for leveling a yard? It is St. Augustine grass that was laid as sod back in September, 2000. There are parts of the yard where the gaps exist in which the sod did not come together. Any...

Life after fescue
I live in Chesapeake, VA (near NC border) and we've had the most beautiful fescue yard in the neighborhood for several years, but over the past three years, between brown patch disease from all the rain,...

Light green areas in a Fescue lawn
I have (along my concrete driveway) an area that's turned a light green / yellow color. I live in Los Angeles and it's been HOT! for weeks now. I've been watering my Fescue...

Light green patch in Bermuda lawn
Anyone know what could be causing a light green patch in my lawn????? the color in this patch (around 3 square feet) looks almost like it would glow. It has been in the lawn for about a...

Lime
I put Kentucky blue grass sod in August of last year, I was just told it needs lime put on it to help it get off to a good start this spring?? Does that sound right?? If not what would you recommend??

Lime Green St Augustine...
I have recently noticed some large areas on my lawn that have started growning very light colored, almost lime green colored blades of St. Augustine grass. I have also noticed that my...

Lime Green St. Augustine
I live in Houston, TX and we have been receiving a good amount of rain each afternoon. I am beginning to have patches of lime green colored grass. It happened last summer as well about this time and...

Lime Green St. Augustine
I live in the Houston area and I have St. Augustine grass. Over the last couple of weeks, areas of my yard are beginning to turn into a lime green color. We are very good at maintaining a healthy yard, but...

Lime Green/Yellow Floritam Lawn
I live in SW Florida and have an established Floritam Lawn since Jan 2002. It is maintained by a professional gardner who just recently (last month or so) weeded for dollar...

Lime in summer
I want to overseed in the fall (northeastern new lawn with Rye/Fescue/Bluegrass mix). My soil PH was way off because it is newly stripped from the builder so last fall and this spring I added about 2/3 of the lime it...

liming bermuda
I have always heard that bermuda loves acidic soils. I just limed my fescue but was wanted to know if i should lime my bermuda.

liquid iron
I live in Atlanta and have a cousin that used liquid iron on his bermuda grass in conjunction with the recommended fertilizing rates with Lesco products. His grass is so dark green it's out of control. It almost looks...

Liquid vs. Regular Fertilizer
I just wanted to see if any one knew if one was better than the other. I just noticed that Scotts had both a liquid and regular of the same turf builder fertilizer. Thanks

locating drought tolerant varieties
Where can I purchase FX-10 st augustinegrass or Floratex bermudagrass, two very drought resistant varieties? I thought Dr Phil Busey would possibly know, since I think he...

Long Island Zoysia
I live on Long Island and would like to plant zoysia. Can anyone recommend seeds or plugs and why? Also where can they be purchased?

Long Term St. Augustine Care
I own a ten year old house in San Antonio (lots of rock as a base) with St. Augustine grass. The ground seems to be getting very hard and I seem to be getting a lot of...

Looking for a used Cushman Truckster
Hi. I am looking for a used cushman truckster. 3 or 4 wheel is OK, hydraulics optional. Email me @ chester215@aol.com

looking for direction
Think of a football field with some trees that gets "played" on roughly quarterly and nobody would care if it were a little shaggy before the game or brown so long as it can take a beating and recover well....

Looking for info
Heres are site that covers everything from A-Z check it out. The Ultimate Turfgrass Links Pages.

Looking for new yard
I live in Little Rock, AR. I am pretty much in a maybe zone for St Augustine. I have some in my side yard and love it. I want my whole yard to be St Augustine. I can only find Raliegh...

Looking for some Lawn Help
I am slowly becoming obsessed with making this grass green, and well, making more lawn -- I'm sick of mowing the dirt! I've got some pine tree's.... I've got some moss on the opposite side of the...

looking for turf Wisdom in the Fort Worth Area
We are having a house built in the Burleson area and I am looking to sod my own front yard. This will be set on a new soil. Possibly bringing in new top...

Looking to buy Empire Zoysia
Hi, I am looking for somewhere to buy about 4 pallets of Empire Zoysia at reasonable price. I live in the Gainesville Florida area. I have found dealers locally who can...

Loose Soil
I've got a home in Midtown Atlanta. Don't know what kind of grass it is, plain fescue I think. Weeds have been taking over most of the yard in the last few months, but the biggest problem is the ground in several...

losing st aug grass
I'm loosing my St. Augustine lawn. All that I have left is the roots on one side of our house. It is in direct sun and the roof runoff hits there also. We were wondering if it is too much...

LOST HOPE
I had a beautiful lawn two years ago,but now it is very dull in colour and got brown patches in some areas the name of the grass is buffalo st91 I think. please help me I lost hope in my lawn and don't know what to do...

Lots of traffic on turf... Need advise...
I work at a juvenile correctional facility which has a yard with grass on about 1500 Sq.Ft. From now until October I will be fighting the compaction/disease/heat...

Low Maintenance for grass in North Texas
I live in North Texas, Lewisville to be exact. What is the easiest growing grass for this area? I'd prefer very low maintenance. Thanks!

low maintenance grass plus when to sod/seed
Hi grass gurus, What kind of grass do you recommend for new home owners that don't want to spend a lot of time mowing grass? We are in Houston, Texas. I...

Low price weed killer
I could really use some help in finding a site or place to buy weed killer at a more afordable price than your local stores. Please anyone with information for time is running out for me to be able...

low price weed killer needed
Does anyone know of any place or site that sales weed killer at low or affordable prices. I live in North Alabama with a yard of cummulation of broadleaf and winter weed called...

Low spots in yard
We likely have a need to regrade our back yard, not because of water issues with the basement, but due to low spots collecting water and making it difficult to grow anything. Who...

Lowering PH level
What is the best over the counter product to lower my PH level? I have Berm. grass and the PH level is 7.8

Machine for grass advertising
Hello forum, I am trying to get any information regarding robotic machinery that creates grass advertising ie company logo's etc for sporting events. If anyone can...

maintainance free option in VA
I have a few rental properties in N. Va area and am looking for a grass or green ground covering option that is virtually maintenance free. (please no Astroturf...

Maintaining a freshly sodded yard!
I have a brand new house with a freshly sodded yard in GA. What are the steps in the next year to maintain my yard and make sure the sod roots properly and...

Maintaining my new lawn
I just had new sod (myers zoysia) laid in front of my house (in ATL) & was wondering what the proper maintenance schedule should be like for it to establish itself properly(ie:...

Maintenance on new sod
I recently laid myers zoysia sod (9/30/04)in my front yard & was watering it regularly until it got too cold to continue doing so. It went dormant with the winter weather like it was...

Maintenance Schedule
Where can I find a maintenance schedule (insecticide, fungicide, fertilizer) for St. Augustine Grass. Being a new Texan (Austin) from Michigan, I need to learn my lawn's "personality" quickly. IP:...

Maintenance Schedule
I am looking for a maintenance schedule for my bermuda lawn in North Texas (Dallas). When to overseed, apply fertlizer, weed control, watering, etc. I tried a google with no leads. Help!

Make my lawn green
I just moved to Florida and my yard looks terrible. What is the best way to get it back to green and to be able to walk on it barefootted (no fireants)?

Making runway - what kind of grass should i use
Hi, I live in southern Missouri and am trying to decide what kind of grass to plant on the runway I'm making. It needs to form a dense mat and...

malina
hello,I am a Chinese graduate majoring in grassland science,interesting in turfgrass very much.Why does manila turfgrass grow in fasciation,which affect turf quality?

malina
hello,I am a Chinese graduate majoring in grassland science,interesting in turfgrass very much.Why does manila turfgrass grow in fasciation,which affect turf quality?

manure attracting flies
Two days ago I repaired my lawn. I spread about 2 inches of steer manure and seeded. I expected the smell however I didnt think about the flies. There are hundreds of flies. When will they leave or do I need...

Martian soil in Georgia
I live on the westside of Atlanta, and I have Bermuda grass on 1/4 of my yard, but the other 3/4 looks like the Martian landscape ---- red clay and millions of rocks. I tried seeding...

Masters
I am thinking of going to graduate school to get a Masters in Turf. Is it worth the extra time in school to do so? So many of the Turf proffesionals I know are self taught and many do not even have a Turf degree....

Match Weed
I have big problem with matchweed in my Bermuda. I live in the Atlanta area. Does anyone know how to kill matchweed without harming the Bermuda. Glenn

matchweed
Does anyone have a solution to killing matchweed (phyla nodiflora) in St. Augustine grass? Tried weed and feed (atrazine?) but didn't seem to work

Matrella Zoysia in OK
Anyone in OK tried this type. $100 for 400sf. Also does anyone know in OK to get this cheaper

Memo to Turfmaster
Turfmaster, Thanks for replying to my question about a resource for pictures of grass types and grassy weeds. Have you been able to find the name of the book? Thanks

Merion Bluegrass
In the 1940's my parents planted a lawn of Merion Bluegrass in Central North Dakota. It was a great lawn. I live in Eastern Washington State, and happened on to a bag of Merion Bluegrass seed about 20 years...

Metro Atlanta Sod Installer needs good wokers
http://www.atlanta-sod.com Looking for good project managers, and sod installers. Drug free environment. Fluent in english & spanish a...

Mexican Border Grass
Hello, 1) What is the best lawn grass for the Rio Grande Valley, Tx? 2) What choice in grasses do I have to seed a tennis court, similar to putting green?

Meyer of El Toro that is the question
I am currently preparing my backyard for Zoysia sod installation. All along I have been planning to install Meyer, however I am reading more about El Toro. I...

Meyer zoysia questions
Hey there, this is very long, but if someone could answer even one or two of my questions I would really appreciate the assistance! I have read your forum off and on all summer trying to select...

Meyer zoysia sod prices
Can anyone recommend a supplier for Meyer Zoysia sod in the Atlanta area? On one of the other threads, I saw a price of $165 per pallet, and the quotes I am getting are more like $250.

Meyer Zoysia vs Bahia
Hey guys, I live in southern Alabama (near Montgomery) and will soon be laying some sod for my yard. I was thinking of using a Zoysia grass and a local sod farm recommended Meyer Zoysia. I...

Meyer Zoysia vs Bahia
Hey guys, I live in southern Alabama (near Montgomery) and will soon be laying some sod for my yard. I was thinking of using a Zoysia grass and a local sod farm recommended Meyer Zoysia. I have a...

meyers zoysia
Is this sod shade tolerant

Mint
Is there a way to destroy mint? I have it growing in my side yard. When my neighbor gave it to me I had NO idea that it would take over! Located in Alabama. Can anyone help?

miracle gro granular lawn fertilizer
I used to be able to find a miricle gro granular fertilizer that yeilded great results. I haveed high and low but can't find it any more. Please help! I...

Miracle Grow
Would you consider the fertilizer 'Miracle Grow' an organic fertilizer or a chemical fertilizer

Miricle grass
What type of grass do you recomend for south central Oklahoma? I bought a house and the lawn wasn't cared for prior. The clover and other weeds kick my but!!! I have some sort of bermuda for the most...

mix bermuda ans st augustine
we just bought a house the back yard is 50% bermuda and 50% dirt in the more shaded areas. can i sod or plug st augustine in the dirt areas. and will it eventually...

mixing bermuda with palmetto St. Augustine
Help...I am looking to find out if I can mix Sahara bermuda in with my bad looking Palmetto St. Augustine. I soded it ,and where it gets alot of...

Mixing Bermuda with Zoysia Emerald Grass
Is mixing Bermuda and Zoysia grasses a good practice? Some areas in my Bermuda lawn are hit by shade for quite some time. I have planted pieces of Zoysia in...

Mixing Centipede and St. Augustine
We have a lawn full of thick healthy centipede grass - except for under a few of our trees. Is there anyone out there that has ever mixed grasses in...

mold inbermuda
i really have two problems dead spots in the yard late to fill in and they keep coming back year after year.also noticed today that some type of spore or mold is in isolated areas of the lawn black in...

mole crckets
I have bermuda grass in south Louisiana, but recently it looks as if it is thinning in places and everywhere there are small mounds that look like tiny ant hills. I have tried Diazinon and a liquid as well, but after...

mole crickets
what is the best way to kill mole crickets. They are also causing me havoc. C.Collins Thanks

Mole Crickets
What has been the best product and method to kill Mole Crickets? I'm having a tough time stopping them.

Mole crickets and moles
I have the misfortune of having mole crickets and moles in my bermuda. After reading postings, I have concluded that some form of homicide will take care of the moles. My neighbor and I have...

Mole Crickets In Centipede
Just moved into a house with Centipede grass. Most of the front yard looks good. (Very green with little watering) To Date: -fertilized with low nitrogen fertilizer (15) -sprayed broadleaf weed...

Moles
Moles, I hate them. I have tried different mixes of red pepper, liquid soap in water and that does not work. I have tried the old moth ball trick. The moles just move to another location. What can I use to rid my lawn...

Moles
I have mole hills all over my garden at the moment, and am going to get new turf put down after rotavating the soil and rolling it, how can I stop the moles coming thru the new turf, is there some kind of mesh I can put down before...

moles
Help! I have never had moles before. How do I get rid of them? Kill the lawn bugs? Traps? They are slowly killing my lawn.

moles
Is there any other way to get rid of moles by not killing them?????

moles
what is the best way to get rid of them they are coming up every where in my lawn i can not use traps as i have pets .

moles in my bahia grass
Help... we just moved into The Villages, some 40 miles north of Orlando. We have very sandy soil and bahia grass and moles. It is not uncommon to come out in the morning to see a...

Moles!
I live in Central Florida and have an ONGOING mole problem. I understand the key is to cut off their food source - grubs. But, I guess I'm doing something wrong? I apply grub control & water in thoroughly, but I am...

Moles!
The past 2 years I've put a large amount of granulated lime on my yard cuz I heard that would get rid of the moles. It worked well until this year, now I have about a dozen mounds of dirt as well as tons of tunnels. I've spent...

Moles, & Dead Spots
I definately have moles in my yard and large dead spots; just loose, dry, dirt. Can anyone tell me the best way to get rid of the moles and how to correct the dead areas? I have Bahia grass. I recently tries...

Moles/grubs/bugs/hurricanes destroyed my yard
First time poster, great website. History of my yard: I live beachside in central florida with St Auggy in the front and "beach grass" in the back...

MOMOSA TREE
It will be July and I have no leaves on my tree. The only thing different I did this spring was spread some grub controller down. Should I consider this tree dead? If you cut a piece of branch off it is still moist but some...

Mondo Grass!!
I live in ATL . . . and I know there are tons of types of "mondo" or "monkey" grasses out there. . . But, I've encountered the same problem with each. I spray with round up. . .after 2 weeks, the grass is yellow...

Monsanto Manage
Anyone know where to purchase this product at a reasonable price. Thanks, joe_earney@hotmail.com

Montana Pine Grass
Does anyone know the botanical name for Montana Pine Grass and where it can be purchased in bulk?

more "cheese"
the "cheese" has increased in size and amount(from the topic i posted yesterday)-i sprinkled some fungicide but no luck-any help appreciated-thanks

More Crabgrass questions!
We laid down Bermuda 419 in our backyard last year and yes...it was beautiful. But alas, we have been invaded by the dreaded crabgrass. From all that I have been reading it sounds like I should...

More on dog pee and dead grass
My Rottie/Sherpherd puppy used to pee in the back yard occasionally and there were dead spots. A month has passed since we realized that was causing the problem and stopped...

moss on patio
What is a good spot sprayer to kill moss on a brick patio? My back yard doesn't get alot of direct sun right now and stay abit on the damp side. Thanks

Mower choice for Empire Zoysia
I am in the market to purchade a new lawn tractor. I have about 9,000 sq ft of Empire zoysia and about 5,000 sq ft of tall fescue. I have been bagging the empire and mulching the fescue...

Mower marks in grass
I am mowing my year-old bermuda lawn the recommened height every 4 days or so. What can I do about the half-circle gouges that my mower creates? Thanks

Mower Side Bagger
Where can i find a side bagger for my 22" Murray push mower? The model did not come with a bag option when i bought it.

Mowers
I don't know about the reel mowers. We looked into zero radius mowers for about a year and my husband finally bought a Cub Cadet Zero Radius. We have 1 1/2 acres so time is an important factor without sacrificing beauty. It is like a speed...

Mowing height during fungus recovery
My Florida St. Augustine had gray leaf spot. I've treated for fungus, and applied liquid iron, and the lawn is starting to grow out of it. Question: I usually mow my...

mowing height for zeon zoysia
What is the best height to mow zeon zoysia? My lawn will be 3 years old this summer and I want a good balance between weed control and water usage. I live just 20 miles north of...

mowing height for zeon zoyzia
Due to the lack of rain for the past month (approx. 1/4 inch) and very high temps 103 yesterday and 101 today, I have been cutting my zeon higher and higher. I am at about 4...

mowing height to expedite spread
in order to get Z-52 zoysia to spread faster, should i keep it shorter than 1-1.5 inches or let it grow taller-and, when following mowing height recommendations, do you use the...

mowing in different directions
Does it matter if I mow my lawn in different directions every few weeks? One week I mow vertical and a few weeks later horizontal? Thanks Dallas, TX

Mowing New St Augustine Sod
I layed Raleigh St. Augustine Sod about two weeks ago and was wondering when I should mow it for the first time? It's starting to get pretty long. I don't want to wait too long...

Mowing Zoysia
Can anyone advise on the type of equipment for mowing Zoysia? One of my customers has a sod farm here in Saudi Arabia which is producing Zoysia Tenuifolia. The sprigs (and the ground after harvesting) tend to...

MSMA BERMUDA
AFTER APPLYING MSMA TO BERMUDA HOW FREQUENTLY SHOULD IT BE WATERED?

Muck or Sandy Loam Floratam
We live in the central Florida area and are getting estimates for a new Floratam St. Augustine lawn to be installed. The estimators have given me differing opinions about...

Muddy Zoyzia
i had a nice looking zoyzia lawn until i had to dig a few trenches from the house thru the lawn during the storm last night to keep water out of my house. today i have a muddy mess in the grass....

Mulch or Bag
Should you bag the clippings of St. Augustine while mowing or is a mulching mower OK?

Mulching
For years I have owned Honda rotary walk behind mowers. I have always either bagged the yard or used the side-discharge chute. However, I do not like to bag my hybrid bermuda. I'm curious to know what some of your opinions are...

Mulching Several questions
As you know or don't know my yard has gaps between the sod, these gaps may be 1 inch to 2 inches. The ground is unlevel and I would say on a scale from 1 to 10. 1 being flat and...

Murray riding lawnmower issues.
I purchased a Murray 18HP 42 inch cut Murray riding lawnmower form Home Depot apprz 9 months ago. Afte a while it started to cut unevenly as I noticed large chunks taken out of my yard. I...

Mushrooms
I have tons of mushrooms... as do my neighbors. Any nice way to get rid of them (vs. mowing them down).

Mushrooms
Just returned home to find a bunch of mushrooms (where there was once one) in my yard. . I don't see a fairy ring and they do not appear to be in any type of circle (unless it extends well into the brush). What should I do, if anything?...

mushrooms
How do you prevent mushrooms? What makes them pop up in the first place? How do you get rid of them?

Mushrooms
Hello, I live in Goergia about 30 miles north of Atlanta. We have gotten alot of rain in the last few weeks and I am a little concerned with a new sodded area in my yard. I laid Bermuda sod to cover where an island used to be and now...

Mushrooms in Floratame in FL
I had Floratam sod put down about 2.5 weeks ago and all of a sudden, I feel like I am maintaining a mushroom field, i pick at least 20 out every morning, Grass looks fantastic, do I have to quit my day...

mushrooms in new sod...
It's been 1 week now in sunny, hot Los Angeles and my new sod has been doing well I think though now mushrooms are sprouting all of a sudden. Pretty much all over the place. The sod is tall fescue with...

My Applogies; trouble w/ St. Augustine
I want to applogize for yesterday's multiple posts that did not amount to anything. Thanks to Will to trying to help me. How can I preview the post prior to sending to...

My backyard is a barren wasteland.
Well.. Maybe not THAT bad, but it's close. Here's what's going on; My backyard is very dry and has little grass on it. Most of the grass is light green and...

My Bermuda Is Dying
I have bermuda in the front and on one side. My yard slopes from the front down the side yard. We've had a lot of rain lately and my once green side is now dead and brown with only small traces of green. What...

My Bermuda is too high!
About 1 year ago I stripped my old lawn and seeded with Scotts Premium Bermuda. For about a year I was using an older model lawn mower that did not cut very low. My lawn seems to have been trained to...

My bermuda is turning purple - HELP
I live in Wilmington, NC (near the beach) and I planted Bermuda Sahara grass about two weeks ago. Some of it is coming up well, but there are several spots that are coming in purple....

My blue couch is brown and dying
I laid blue couch turf in 2003 and did all the right things. Summer of 2004 my lawn kept getting large brown patches and I thought it was lawn grub. I used a lawn...

My Centipede is dead
I hired Chemlawn to take care of my acre of centipede sod. They promptly applied lime last fall and now half of my sod is dead. Anyone have any tips?

My grass is looking bad
I live in houston area Tx, I have the very nice grass in the last 04 Months green, thick, healthy, but in this month August, I Notice some brown, spas, and the root is dead. So What Can I do,...

My Humble Abode
http://home.satx.rr.com/jvolstad/MyYard.htm

My Myers is dying out
I planted a couple of pallets of Myers Zoysia 6 weeks ago here in Birmingham, AL. Everything went down great and was looking fine. I have been watering every morning for about twenty...

My neighbor's weeds
http://home.satx.rr.com/jvolstad/weeds.jpg -------------------------------------------- What is this stuff? Neighbor really cuts his St. Aug. short. As a result, he is getting these skinny looking weeds...

My new yard
I've recently bought my first house and the builder put down st. aug. I'm looking for some general info as to how to best care for it...any suggestions? We already have some spots turning grey, should I fertilize now,...

My new Zoysia lawn
My sod has been down for 30 days now. Not sure what kind of Zoysia though. Should I fertilize my lawn now or wait until spring?

my sod all turned brown
If anyone can help, I layed down SOD a few months ago, right around july. I watered it every day. For about 1 months it was great, but then it started to turn yellow....patches here and there....then a...

My St. Augustine
Hi All. Please help if you can with my question: I just moved into a house with a St. Aug lawn. How can I tell what variety the grass is? I need to know because many chemicals seem to say "Do not...

my st. augustine grass
hi, I am in need of some advice. I just moved into a house in Houston this past year and found out later that one side of the grass was dead. Chinch bugs got to it so I pulled all the...

My yard has died
Help! Two summers ago we has a nice loking healthy St Augustine backyard lawn. We had a 3 foot diameter wading pool for my 4 year old, which left dead spots. The dead spots came back at first, but then didn't...

my yard is in terrible shape! help!
3 years ago I moved into a home that backs up to a golf course with Bermuda grass. I establish a fescue lawn that looked pretty good the first 2 years. This fall I went...

my zoysia grass looks brown
Has anyone had a problem with there El toro zoysia grass not looking really green. My neighbors have St. Augustine grass and the Zoysia looks brown...

Mycology and Plant Pathology
i would like to learn about the culture of deuteromycetous fungi and thier cultural behaviour.please convey all things related to this field.

Mysterious black substance on Bermuda blades
I have a mysterious black substance that just came up on my bermudagrass blades that looks like tiny eggs of some sort. Anyone have a clue? It looks like a...

Mystery brown lawn
We have a mystery on our hands. The sections of our lawn that are typically the greenest have turned brown...even though we've had rain and the rest of the neighborhood is looking fine. My son has been cutting the...

Mystery Brown Lawn Too
I'm having mysterious browning issues. I live in Miami, it's summer (the rain season) and I have a "mutt" lawn of several different types of grass. I think previous owner put down some St. Augustine...

Mystery grass in my front lawn
I have a dense patch of very dense, fine-textured, bluish-green grass that mysteriously cropped up under a live oak in my front yard a few years ago. It's a lot softer...

Nacrotic Spot Lawn Disease
Our Minnesota lawn has developed a very severe case of Nacrotic Spot Lawn Disease. We have Kentucky Bluegrass which I understand is most susceptible to this and of which is due to not aerating....

naitve bermuda invading floritam
Hurricane charlie left a mess. Large piles of debris. The city said they would pick up in a week, but took a month. Which left large patches of dead lawn. The...

Name That Weed Version 2
I have lawn problem that needs resolving. I have a yard full of these "weeds" or "grasses" that have sprouted up in the last month. SOme say it's an annual rye while others think it's just a weed of...

Name That Weed!
I have got lots of this weed in my bermuda & centipede lawn. I am in N.W. Louisiana. What is it? http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid166/p7dbaec56284aab898c099d82d76cbb5d/f44f4d9a.jpg...

Name this bug
I have a NEW type of insect swarming in clouds as I mow my lawn (at least 1/2 of them flying in tandem, locked up in buggy love). They are black, flying insects about 1/4" long, very slender, w/long black...

Name this bug
I have bunches of bugs (many flying in tandem, locked up in buggy love) swarming in my lawn when I mow, which I have not been able to identify. They are pitch black, 1/4" long, very slender, with a reddish spot/body...

Need Advice
I live in central NC and have a very small yard with neighbors around each side. My front yard came sodded with I was told a Kentucky Fescue. It looks very nice - dark green when watered regularly and is...

Need advice for a fast growing low profile grass for hill
HERE IS THIS SITUATION: The facility I maintain in Raleigh NC is about 3 years old - the gravel parking area wasn't...

Need Advice on Bermuda
I am new to Bermuda and live in Midland Texas. Anything special I need to put on it in the winter? Thanks for your help! Coach

Need advice on ridding unwanted grass from Bermuda Sod
Need advice on ridding unwanted grass from Bermuda Sod. Excellent column, I have been working on my Bermuda lawn for 2 years and although...

need advice please
I believe I made a mistake laying St. Augustine sod this past weekend. I did a little research on the web and I read some articles that said you should overlap the sod pieces, and others that said you...

need advise on centipede seed
I planted 55,000 sq.ft. of centipede about three weeks ago at just under 1 lb per 1000 sq.ft. I used a straw blower to blow about 45 bales of wheat straw on the yard, which...

Need Beginners Help!
I am planning to sod my backyard. It is vegetation-free right now, and am starting on a freshly tilled base. I am looking for help choosing the right grass type. The yard sees...

need bermudagrass mites
This may seem like a strange request to some people, but I am serious. I have spent way to much time looking for a source to purchase some but have not had any luck so far. If anyone is having problems with...

Need grass for NE sand
I live at lake in Nebraska that was formed by a sand pit co. Therefore our yard is almost pure sand, when ever we can get something to start to grow it usually gets burned up before it...

Need grass for shaded area in Arlington, TX
My family is moving into a house in Arlington, Tx. The backyard has no grass at all. It is highly shaded, I have looked at a lot of the...

Need grass for shaded wet area.
Behind my house I have wetlands of sort. Tall Pines with Red Maples and a few oaks. Sun does get 30 or so feet back but I would say 50/50. Ferns grow wild along with...

need grass help in dallas
first let me say please forgive my ignorance about this stuff. i don't know the proper terminology, but i'll do my best to give good enough information/descriptions that you might be able to...

NEED GRASS IN SO NEW JERSEY
I live in new jersey so, sandy soil. i have tryed tilling compost and seed, not a thing PLEASE HELP. should i go with zoysia grass.

need grass, low budget
bought old house. backyard is 80% dirt. we live in Fort Worth, Tx. I would like instant lawn for my two kids. However, the budget is very tight my husband is in grad school...

Need help
We have St. Augustine that for the most part is lovely. This past year in two places in the lawn the grass has died in a large circle -- in one spot it actually looks like the lawn sunk in a litte where it...

Need Help
Hello Everyone, I live in Miami, FL and seeded my 3000sq ft back yard with Savannah Bermuda Grass back in July. Grass is growing and I have watered the grass once a week. I also cut the grass twice a week at .5" with a reel mower. I...

Need help
I recently bought a house on 1 acre. The front yard is Bermuda grass, and the back yard was sodded in Bermuda grass about 30 feet out from the house. The front yard looks pretty good with a few sparse weeds here or there. I put...

Need Help - Painting and Cutting of turfgrass
Our groundscrew at the university I work at are woefully inept when it comes to painting our fields (football in particular). I have been at some...

Need help - replacing Bahia - 2 kids, dog, want shorter grass..
Hello- My Bahia lawn is essentially dead, especially the backyard, which my dog chases her tennis...

Need help badly: Seeding Argentine Bahia
We live in SW FL and had a bahia lawn that looked awful (weeds/dirt). We put in a sprinkler system in anticipation of putting in a new lawn. After...

Need help identifing a wee.
Lots of rabbits were visiting my lawn leaving droppings. Then I started to get this nasty ground cover weed. Spread like crazy through my lawn. Has small green leaves, between the leaf...

Need help Identifying a "Mystery weed"
I had about 3,000 sq/ft of my St.Augustine lawn die out last winter. The weeds took over rapidly. This is a pic of the worst offender. I sprayed the whole thing with Roundup and...

need help identifying this grass
Does anyone know what type grass this is?

Need help identifying ugly coarse grass that came up after seeding...
Hello, I really need help identifying a ugly, course, very fast growing grass that came up...

Need help in Atlanta
Small side yard area on an incline with a lot of shade from trees. Bermuda sod originally planted is mostly non-existant now. Need some ideas on what type of grass to plant. Soil needs amending with...

Need Help in Colorado
In the last two weeks, small round patches of dead grass have started cropping up in the yard. We water a couple times a week, used Vigaro about about a month ago. Don't know what kind of grass I have....

need help in selecting type of grass
I live in Atlanta, Georgia and currently have bermuda. Due to partial shade, the bermuda in my front yard is starting to thin. I have fescue in my back yard and...

need help w/my 6000sq.ft. that i want to plant zoysia on
I have a 6000sq.ft that I'm going to install zoysia on in Tallahassee,Fla. I just received the soil test results back...

Need help with grass identification
I have several spots throughout my lawn of light green grass. It almost appears as if I have re-seeded some bare spots (I have never re-seeded my lawn). The...

Need help with grass selection
I recently bought 3 acres in Stuart, Fl. I know nothing about grasses at all! Yard is a fine thin type grass, unlike my thick centipede type grass in Lauderdale. My question is...

Need help with resod questions
I live in Central Florida and currently have a small Bahia lawn. We would like to resod with St. Augustine but are a bit confused as to the actual process. Do we have to kill off the...

need help with suffering bermuda lawn
A few weeks ago I foolishly sprayed Roundup on some patches of fescue coming up through my bermuda. The bermuda was dormant at the tiem but now is greening up and...

Need help with weed ID
Need some help with weed (and grass) ID. I took a ton of pictures so I put the info together in the form of a webpage: http://www.islandsrealestate.net/misc/grass I am trying to figure out what...

Need Help!!
C'mon people...I'm not getting any answers here...what type of grass should I plant in my backyard? Anybody ever sodded Empire or Zorro Zoysia? If so, does it grow well in partial shade?? Will it handle dog traffic???...

Need help, new lawn
We have a new house in Austin, TX. I have large oak trees that shade about 75% of the yard. My neighbors on all three sides have St. Augustine. I would like some advice on if I should seed (how long...

Need ID on 2 weeds
Thanks in advance. Both are not affected by common weed killer. http://home.earthlink.net/~awtoner/DSCN2833.JPG http://home.earthlink.net/~awtoner/DSCN2834.JPG

NEED NEW RIDING MOWER FOR BERMUDA AND ST AUGUSTINE GRASS
I need a new riding mower that I can use for both Bermuda and St Augusting grass. I know Iím talking about two totally different...

Need Some Advice...
Need some help. I recently planted Rebels Supreme and Jaguar grass seeds. After I limed and fertilized, I planted the Rebels in my backyard, while the Jag went to the front. (I did this during the last...

Need some help, pool on my lawn!
Alright, a couple of weeks ago we put up a pool, one of those portable round ones that you just fill up, no fuss no muss. Well unfortunately when we took it down, below it obviously...

Need to kill the weeds but not the grass!
I need help in my yard. I'm in Lewisville Texas. My father in law recommends applying Round-Up. "It will kill the weeds and not harm the brown grass". My wife just pulls...

Need to know what grass seed to use
I live in Austin and moved into a home last fall. I have Saint Augustine in the front yard but itís bare in the back. The backyard is heavily dense...

NEED USED CUSHMAN TRUCKSTER
I WOULD LIKE TO BUY A USED TRUCKSTER WITH AUX. HYDRAULICS IF YOU HAVE ONE MAIL ME AT DOUGHALL@2kyol.net IM LOCATED IN CENTRAL KY. THANKS

Need Yard Help/Suggestions for Overhaul in Bradenton, Florida
I live in Bradenton, Florida, which is on Floridaís West Coast, about an hour South of Tampa (basically, mid-west...

Need Zoysia Recommendations for NE GA
I need recommendations for the right zoysia for my lawn on my farm in NE GA. I am considering EL Toro and Zeon but am open to ideas. I need something that is shade tolerant, is...

Neighbor's Cats
I am trying to replace my front lawn but find my neighbor's cats have decided to turn it into their private habitat - including lavatory. The neighbor doesn't seem to care, which is evident by the fact...

Neighbors crabgrass invading my st augustine
I laid my new St Augustine lawn about 3 weeks ago and my neighbors crabgrass is starting to invade it. I tried baking soda on it and it turned the crabgrass yellow...

nematodes
is there any time of year that nematodes and army worms are at their worst? i will have bermuda next year and i want to ward off any problems

nematodes in St. Augustine lawn
After three weeks of deluge type daily rains dead spots averaging two feet diam are appearing in our lawns. I have seen one 3-inch long nematode scurrying across the surface of the...

Nematodes or other problem(s)!
Please see the photos at: http://tinyurl.com/dhe8k The first photo, with a numeric ID, is of the front lawn and is from my previous question, which I'm still confronting; have put in...

never mowing zoysia
Will fine blade zoysia look good if it is never or very seldom mowed?

new bermuda
I live in georgia with the hard clay. My new grass is having hard time taking. a friend of mine suggested using cow manure and sand mixture on the new grass is that safe and will it help

New Bermuda Celebration tp be installed
Any tip on soil prep. South Florida , sandy , near coast /brackish water Beginner I was told ..just keep soil flat, good contact and wet and no Nitrogen or other. But also...

New Bermuda Grass
I bought a house in the Austin, TX area last October. They sodded the lawn with Bermuda grass at that time. The grass took hold and greened up quite a bit, and then went dormant. I never had to mow...

New Bermuda Lawn
I bought a new house in November with bermuda sod. It does not seem to be as "established" as it should be (although it does appear to have new graa growing) and there are some gaps that need filling. Also I...

New Bermuda Problem
In March I installed about 500 square feet of Tifway 419 sod in my landscape here in South Central Florida. It was so hot and dry I watered twice a day to keep it from wilting for about two weeks, and was mowing at about...

New Bermuda Sod - how to root properly
Hi! Just moved from FL where I had high-maintenance St. Augustine lawn into a new home in NW Arkansas. Since the soil here is predominantly red clay, our landscaper put down and...

New Bermuda sod & Dog urine
I have a newly sodded Bermuda Tifway 419 lawn that was installed about a month ago. My female dog's urine is causing yellow spots to appear with several areas turning brown already....

new burmuda tiffway
My Tifway 419 burmuda was laid about 7 weeks ago and two areas went brown within the first week and have yet to recover. Any chance it still will? The areas are in full sun and are watered...

new centipede sod install
My husband and I had to finish putting in sod to complete our lawn in a house we just bought in Sept. 06'. The original landscaper came in and finished. The sod looks very choppy and has alot of brown...

New Central Florida Lawn
I live in Spring Hill, Florida, 15 miles from the gulf. The soil is very sandy here and there is no existing grass, just weeds. Especially sand burs. I'm asking your advice on preparing this...

new empire zoysia lawn...questions
Just laid six pallets of empire zoysia two weeks ago. The first week was spent watering every day, the past week we were lucky enough to have light...

New Empire Zoysia Yard
Hey guys, I decided to sod my partially-shaded backyard in Birmingham with Empire Zoysia. It has now been 16 days since the sod was put down, and everything looks good so far. My question is..when...

New fescue in N. Carolina
Hello, I have new fescue in certain areas of the lawn and they are approximately one year old. I notice the newer areas maintain a distinctly lighter shade of green than the more mature fescue....

New Fescue Sod
We're in N. Ga. mid 80's during the day. We just installed new fescue sod (18 pallets)at our new home. After the install we watered for about two hours then our well ran dry. The next day we called our pool man and he...

New Fescue Sod Planted in Atlanta...a Few Questions
Thanks again for the responses to my previous thread. I went ahead and put out 3.5 pallets of tall fescue last weekend and the yard is...

New Fescue Sod, a little concerned
I just put down fescue sod in my yard and have been watering it about an hour a day. I am in GA and we have about 80 degree weather right now. The sod is...

New Floratam Lawn maintenance
I live in Jupiter, FL and laid down a new Floratam lawn 10 days ago. I applied Diazinon on the bare soil about 6 hours before the sod was put down, a bad grub problem. I...

New Floratam Sod in Shade
I sodded my backyard 2 months ago with floratam and it is thinning out bad looks like root rot and is in shade also mushrooms are growing in it is there anything i can do to save the yard? I...

New Floretam sod, perhaps same problem
I received an estimate to resod my back yard and decided to do it myself. The problem was large areas of crabgrass had taken over the Floretam. The original owners...

New Grass
Did hear of a new burmuda (couch) called Bulls Eye Burmuda does anyone have info on this.Thanks

new grass
how would i start a new lawn on our boulevard that is level with the side walk ,and will just get sun for only 4 hrs a day.......thanks ..andy

new grass
I just cleared about 1/2 acre of land. It is pretty sandy but everything seems to grow in it. I live in Houston, Texas and its starting to get warm its getting intto the 90s already and the humidity is High. What type if any...

New grass and watering
We are laying sod this weekend. I know that we need to water it like crazy at the beginning but what about after a month? It's fescue in a shady (dappled sun) yard. The problem is, we're going on...

New Grass Field Day Rescheduled for Dec 6
We are pleased to announce that the New Grasses Field Day has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 6, 2005. The originally scheduled event was postponed due to...

New Grass Field Day Rescheduled for Dec 6
We are pleased to announce that the New Grasses Field Day has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 6, 2005. The originally scheduled event was postponed...

New grass in August-September
I'm building a new house in Midlothian,tx which is about 20 miles south of Ft Worth-Dallas and it might not be ready till August. I have to deal with bare backyard and I'm stumped...

new grass in New Jersery NE
I am located in north east new jersey. I am regrowing my lawn next week. I round up everything and now I am putting top soil. I am trying to decide the type of grass. I want very thick...

new grass won't grow
we just move into a new sub. new sod was laid; probably fescue. we moved in in late november; sod was laid early october. it was never watered in properly. so now in april all we have are a few (very...

New Growth - Shriveling Blades
Hi all I have Floratam St. Augustine in an area that had ..."frost damage" - interesting topic for another time. Anyway, the new grass blades sprouting up are becoming thin and...

New Guy to board- Have a question on St Augustine
Hi Y'all. I just found this board and hope I will learn a lot and help a little too. I have a question and problem with my St. Augustine grass. No...

New Homeowner/Laying OVER old stuff
The lady I am purchasing 23 pallots of St. Agustine from told me that if I burn my yard with roundup 10 days prior to laying the sod that the sod would take and be...

new house
I live in NW Arkansas and purchased a new house last November. My front lawn is sodded with Bermuda, but the bermuda has come out yet and I have a lot of weeds. The only thing I have put down is Scott's starter...

New House in Atlanta--fescue, bermuda, seed or sod
Our new house has sun in front sloped yard and part-shade very sloped yard in back. Contractor has suggested seeded fescue everywhere or...

New Jersey Grass
I have a lawn with a zoysia patch in the front and the rest I am not sure of the type. I would like to get rid of the zoysia and reseed the rest. I am not sure what type of grass seed to use and the process for...

New Lawn
Just looking for suggestions. I am building a new house so that means new lawn. I have floratam now but I am looking to get something a little finer for the new lawn. I am in Hudson, Fl which is just north of Tampa and about...

new lawn
I live in north tampa fl. & next spring I am planning to replace my lawn. I would like to install tiff-419 ,yukon. or princess. is there onyone who can give me any sugestions on witch one will be the best for this area?...

New Lawn
I am building a new home and have chosen Floritan for my yard. Is there anything that I can do to ensure the grass takes root well? Fertilizer/Watering????? When should I first cut? I have had Floritan with...

new lawn
I have just completed a new home and need a lawn! I will be renting the property out in June and would like to have an established lawn ASAP. Therefore I am considering strongly, Sod. I have been reading this Forum and other...

NEW LAWN
I NEED TO NOW WHICH IS MY BETTER OVERALL CHOICE, BAHIA, BERMUDA, OR ST. AUGUSTINE. I LIVE IN CENTRAL FLORIDA AND AM HAVING MY LAWN RE DONE DUE TO CONSTRUCTION DAMAGE. I DO NOT HAVE AN IRRIGATION SYSTEM. I HAVE A...

new lawn
I seeded abot 6 days ago and have had a thuderstorm every day. The soil has compacted and the seed has grouped together where puddles have formed. It's just starting to grow and I'm wondering if I can still rake to rough up the soil and...

New Lawn - SE Coastal GA
I have just built a home 15 miles inland in SE Coastal GA (20 miles North of Jacksonville, FL) I am looking to sod my lawn. Almost everyone in this area uses centipede (which tends to be...

New lawn - zoysia types
We live in the Atlanta suburbs and are having a new lawn installed (if it ever quits raining). I had originally thought we would use the new El Toro zoysia. I talked with the landscaper today...

new lawn and weeds
Just moved into new home in Vero, the land is covered with weeds of every kind. What is the BEST grass for this area, what could be done to get rid of weeds,and how to start a new...

New lawn coming in slow and light green
During a warm trend here in the N.W. (this past Feb.) I started a new lawn, it sprouted in 3 weeks but then stagnated while being a light green in...

new lawn help
We live in the Austin area and are moving into a new house. The front yard has a sprinkler system and the builder had the yard hydormulched but it is very thin. There is no shade in the yard. If we were to put down sod,...

New lawn help... First lawn!
Hello all! I recently purchased my first house, it was new construction located just east of Atlanta, Ga. The front has standard bermuda sod. The back was seeded with fescue....

New lawn in Michigan, seed question
I just built a new home and have been in it for 5 months now. I currently don't have a lawn, it's more of what the contractor left and then the weeds filled in. I...

New lawn nightmare
I'm beginning to think that when it comes to grass, we're just cursed, plain and simple. Sorry in advance for the length of this, but I'm getting desperate here. New construction (not so new anymore) and...

new lawn weeds
I am located in Birmingham, Alabama. Zone 7. I planted an Empress Zoysia lawn in October 2001. Since that time, my lawn has been inundated with garlic, henbit and annual bluegrass. I hired a local lawn care...

new lawn weeds
I just build my new lawn 4 weeks ago, now I found the new grass growing very well and the same time, a lot of weeds are growing up too. Since there are really too many weeds, I don't know how to deal...

new lawn with brown spots
I've been told by the guy who put the grass in it might be chinch bugs. Since i'm in Miami Florida tought it could be true but within 2weeks? Then I wastold it could be fungus due to too much...

New Lawn woes
Hello Everyone! I'm new to this board but after reading for a while, this looks like the place where I can get some answers. I just put in a new hydroseeded lawn and a sprinkler system here in Massachusetts about 3...

New Lawn Woes!
Last year we had St. Augustine sod planted. However, it was planted in strips with space left between. The thinking was that the grass is supposed to be fast growing and the strips will grow together. Well, It hasn't and I...

new lawn, no topsoil
Hi, I am from lower Alabama. I am trying to plant a new lawn from a completely bare lot. There is no topsoil present, mostly red dirt& clay mixture . Is it possible to plant centipede seed without hauling in...

New Lawn....again
Hello...this is my first time posting and I want to say I really love this site. I recently moved into a new home in Central Florida and "killed" the St. Augustine sod that was only a few months old. I...

New organic soil conditioner
http://www.turfprousa.com/ My St Augustine yard in central FL has never been thicker or greener since I started using Turf Pro this year. It is a new soil conditioner developed by the EPA containing...

New Orleans Fall/Winter Plan
Hello All, I request anybody who has an opinion to help me formulate a plan for the coming fall/winter. I have a 2000+ SqFt lawn. About 30% is great dense St. Aug, another 30% is...

new plated grass turing brown
i have just planted some grass about two weeks ago and it came up fine and was nice and green and now it is turing brown it looks like it is on it's last leg, i was thinking maybe i...

New Product
Hi sod growers: I market an organic growth material which has been used successfully in the farming industry in the midwest for years. The material when sprayed on the plants and/or on the soil helps...

new septic tank
We recently built a house, and the lawn and dirt around the septic tank has settled, leaving a rectangle in the back yard. What would you suggest to fix it?

New Seville is Dying
I am also new to this forum and have beening around on the Internet for a place where I can hopefully get some guidance and answers. I live in Central FL and 7 weeks ago I had 3/4 of my yard...

New sod
We recently received sod for our new home and it is turning brown. The sod was placed while we were at work and it happened to be a quite warm day of 93 degrees. The grass had some brown patches on this day and now most...

New Sod
I laid out some Palmetto St Augustine grass in my front yard four days ago. I notice that some of the blades are turning yellow. I plugged my yard some years back and it did well for 4 to 5 years, however this...

New sod
I just put down some Empire Zoysia Sod here in NC. I just did a soil sample test for the ph level that turned out to be 5.5. Can i put lime down to correct the ph level even though I already put down the sod. I put it down...

New sod
I just put down some Empire Zoysia Sod here in NC. I just did a soil sample test for the ph level that turned out to be 5.5. Can i put lime down to correct the ph level even though I already put down the sod. I put it down on...

New Sod and Grub
I am in the process of laying new sod, but while removing the old grass I found out that there were grubs. Should I treat the soil before laying the sod or can I lay the sod and then treat the grass? Thank You.

New Sod and weeds
I put down new St.Sugustine Floratam sod 3 weeks ago. The sod is doing fine but so are the new weeds! When would it be safe to use a product like Scotts Super Bonus S to control this problem?

New sod burnt from not watering
Sod was laid at my new construction in Dececmber,2002. The sod was growing great and needed to be cut weekly. I went out of town for a week and my underground water system had...

New sod dying
We had our lawn sodded 1 week ago, the back yard is about 40-50% dead looking now - we started off watering 2-3 times a day in very hot weather and now are watering 1x/day as it has cooled off. Please help! Are...

New sod dying...
We recently had our yard in Southwest Missouri sodded with a Tall Fescue mix. It looked fair when it was laid, but now, 5 days later, there are several brown sections. We have watered as required and have...

New Sod dying....
I had new sod (bluegrass) planted two months ago in Northeast Illinois. It was given plenty of water daily for the first ten days and every other day after that. It got more than 1" per week and I have...

New sod fertilizer
I laid tif 419 in my backyard about 3 weeks ago. I was wondering how soon I could apply fertilizer without harming it. I am living in San Antonio, TX Thanks, Jason

New sod has yellow spots after first cut...
I don't understand this logic. I had lush dark green sod and after living in my new house for three weeks the grass was needing cut really bad. The lawncare...

New Sod Help
I have just had my yard completely sodded with Bermuda. It has only been about 3 or 4 weeks. Some of the yard looks good, but in other areas it is still brown. Will this grow in with time or should I do...

new sod install turns half yellow why? starter fertilizer or overwatering?
installed new sod it started turning yellow within twenty four hours. not all the...

new sod install turns half yellow why? starter fertilizer or overwatering?
installed new sod it started turning yellow within twenty four hours. not all the...

new sod installation- fertilizer
I'm going to be laying new sod on Saturday. I've read that I should put down some starter fertilizer but I've seen many places that say put it down before and some...

New sod irragation question
Im down here in Dallas, and wanted to get some epinions on watering some new empire zoysia sod. Its hitting in the 90's so far, what times should I be watering this? I've been setting...

New sod lawn problems
I live in Portland Oregon and laid sod in early October. The grass perked up right away and grew quickly. In mid-october, I cut the grass and fertilized with a recommended organic fertilizer....

New sod not happy
I live in Central Florida and had a sod layed by a landscape contractor 4 weeks ago. My neighbor, who is also a landscaape contractor applied "Triple Strike" grass and weedkiller prior to...

new sod on slimey clay
I installed new sod a few months ago. The soil base was good loam, but the new sod arrived with the base soil being serious clay. Now with the fall rains starting, it is really slimey and...

New sod overseed
New yard sodded in October in Kentucky. Sod company says they use "Scotts Tall Fescue" seed. Quite a few thin/bare spots. Should I broadcast seed over the entire lawn now? If yes... should I use the same...

new sod pieces yellowing
Hi - I am new to this board and really hope someone can help. I just laid 3 pallets of St. Augustine a week and a half ago. Some of the pieces are turning yellow now. I am scared of...

New Sod-Bermuda in Texas
I had a house built in early August 2003 with Bermuda sod and 90% is dead. Our contractor replaced partial parts of the grass and I would like to know the proper techniques on...

New Sod----scaped by mower
Hi- Looking for advice---New sod installed 2 weeks ago, I ran the mower over the new sod and didn't realise an uneven area (slope) and inadvertently scalped an area of about 1 foot by 2...

New Soil Settling
I posted earlier about sodding a formerly concrete backyard. Am finally about to go operational on this project but have a question. I am putting planning to put in 8 inches of topsoil over...

New St Augustine is dying
Hey all. about 6 or so weeks ago I put down St Augustine Grass. Everything was going swimmingly well. I had installed a new sprinkler system to ensure proper watering. Then about three weeks ago I...

New St Augustine Question
Just put in a new St Augustine lawn a little over a week ago. I tilled the ground about 6 inches, watered it before putting the sod down and layed out the sod in a bricklike pattern. Since...

New St Augustine Sod
Last Friday I laid 400 sq ft of St Augustine sod as an experiment. I tilled an area of my yard that gets about 4 hours a day of sunlight. The rest of my yard is Bermuda that gets plenty of sunlight. My plan is to...

New St. Aug in Florida
I got seville planted in my 2500 square foot back yard. It's doing great except for the fact that about a quarter of a pallet that was put up against a fence is completely dead. It's dead in...

New St. Augustine
I just laid down new St. Augustine sod, and I have questions about watering. I've gotten some mixed answers from different people i know, and different existing posts on this site. My house is...

new st. augustine care
I have a new st. augustine lawn in San Antonio, TX. Very large (15,000 sf). Sod was layed 2 weeks ago and has taken root. What do you guys recommend as a watering pattern. We are...

New St. Augustine dies immediately
We've laid this grass twice now and both times it has yellowed and died immediately. Been laying grass in the San Antonio area for over 30 years and am completely stumped here. The...

New St. Augustine is dying :(
4 weeks ago I put down St. Augustine grass in my front yard. I live in Central Florida. I think I may have watered it too much. Since it was so hot, and the...

New St. Augustine sod
We had new St. Augustine sod put in the last week of June - it is now 8/6/02 - not sure what to expect - seeing a lot of dead "thatch" - - was told to water every morning and late...

New St. Augustine Sod
I live in Central Florida and have large patches of newly sodded St. Augustine grass. Sod has been down about three weeks. When should I apply some fertilizer to help color and root...

new st. augustine sod
Just layed st.augustine sod - Orlando, Fl. DO I need to fertilize and with what , or just leave alone. Thanks folks

New St. Augustine with problems
Hi. My newly sodded St. Augustine lawn is developing problems..first it had a verticle stripe where the grass appeared to be dying. My lawn guy then applied a fungicide and...

new to lawn care need major help!!!!!!
i recently bought a house which has about 12 pine trees in the front yard. i was wanting to grow grass under the trees. the people who lived here before me used...

New to Lawns - Need some Help
Need some help as I have some brown patches/dead grass oblong/circular shaped areas. Not sure if it is some sort of fungi/bugs or the two dogs that I have. Have been told...

New to NC and confused as to grass selection
I recently moved to NC and have little to no experience with grass-type selections. My front yard is plagued with the typical clay found here, and has a...

New tree shoots from roots in yard to control
I live in NE Florida and I think I have new oak (live, water?) shoots sprouting in the yard. Most fo them are less than a foot high, and are within...

New turf at Busch Gardens
At a recent(03/24/05) visit to Busch Gardens Tampa, I noticed a new turfgrass used in some areas of the park. It has a med to fine blade and a dark green color. This grass is...

New yard
I live West of Houston and will need to establish a lawn soon at our new house. Any comments on what tpye of grass, seed or sod?

New yard clay soil
Hello...First time poster long time reader. We are trying to start a new yard in middle tennessee. The soil is very hard red clay. We are using a grass seed made for the southeast united states. We have also tried...

new zoysia
i planted zoysia grass from seed in late june what can i use to kill weeds that came up with it that will not hurt my new grass

New zoysia lawn
I am looking to replace my fescue back lawn with zoysia. I currently have zoysia (meyer I think) in my front yard and it looks fantastic. Thick, lush, very nice... I have some contacts where I hope I can get a...

New Zoysia Lawn
Anyone have a recomendation for the best zoysia grass for the southern part of the country?

New Zoysia sod and post emergent herbicide...
I have had Emerald sod down for 10 days now. Can I use a granular herbicide like Scotts Turf builder w/ Plus II or a spray such as...

Newly Laid St. Augustine Sod
I see that overwatering can be a serious problem for St. Augustine. I have had new sod laid in my backyard and was told to water every day for three weeks. This seems to be...

newly planted grass !!!HELP!!!!!!
I recently planted some new grass, it came up fine, and now it is dying. Could it be I planted too much grass seed in one concentrated area? Could watering it every day kill...

newly planted st. augustine
We just planted a pallet of St. Augustine in our backyard. How often should we water? And how should we water? We've used sprinklers so far - leaving on hours at a time. But I've...

Newly put dead sod
I just bought a new house and yet to move in. I'm a little worried about the lawn. They reciently layed down new sod on only half the yard and it appears to be dead already. I've looked up what I...

Newly seeded tall fescue grass wilting and dying
We planted the grass the end of March and it has done quite nicely until about a couple of weeks ago. We have been watering it 3...

newly seeded zoysia and weeds
I seeded some Companion Zoysia in early June 2005. Although I pre treated with Round Up before I tilled some annual grass weeds are growing with the young zoysia seedlings. Would the zoysia be...

newly sodded yard
I live in Arkansas and finished laying Bermuda in my yard at the end of February. I have a couple of large areas in my backyard that were not leveled too well and have had lots of rain lately. How and with what...

Newly sprigged bermuda
I just sprigged my yard about 4 weeks ago with Tifton 10 Hybrid bermuda. 1 week before sprigging I sprayed the yard with roundup, and then I rototilled to a depth of 6" and then spread the...

nice lawn for home sale
We have sandy soil (or should I say soily sand?). Our lawn is bad. What could a person do up here in Connecticut to make it look temporarily respectible for selling the house? (I will...

Nimble weed in my floratan lawn
Does anyone know how to eradicate nimble weed in floratan without killing the floratan. Common weed killers cannot be used on floratan. This nimble weed is often mistaken for bermuda...

Nimbleweed/Nimblewill
We have a 10,000 sq. foot lawn in CT made up of KBG/Fescue and Rye. In the spring we noticed many gray patches in the lawn that were not greening up in the spring. Had a Landscape Co. come out and tell me it...

nitrogen
I live in central Texas and have Tiff-419 grass. I had not been able to mow for about 2 weeks because of all the rain we received. Then I mowed and it looks bad. 70% of the yard is brown. And not just the slight brown I...

NJ Lawn
We moved into a house last summer and our two german sheperds destroyed the grass in our backyard. Or I should really say, there is no grass back there anymore. My husband and I are confused on what type of grass to...

No Grass!?
Ok, I live in Southeast Texas and I can't get grass to grow in some parts of my front yard AT ALL! I have tried fertilizing and all I get is birds in my yard eating the seeds. Any advice on the best type...

No Problem; Just an Interesting ďBugĒ
The last 3 or 4 weeks have been a virtual typhoon in NW Florida. A couple of weeks ago we discovered very small (ľ inch long) shrimp on the patio. The bayou is 1o0 feet or so out...

no water; no sunlight sod in S. FL..
im hearing from my customers that they have heard of a new type of sod that requires no water..funny..and very low sunlight or no sunlight at all..anyone hear about this?? this...

noob help with grassy weed ID and treatment
I am new to lawn care so forgive me if this is a silly question. I have a new lawn (as of last fall) of 'southern belle' which is a blend of tall fescue. For the...

North Texas Bremuda Grass help
I NEED MAJOR HELP!!! I bought a house in December (5 months), the sod was Bremuda grass and it was dormant. It is now May and my yard looks HORRIBLE. There are so many...

North Texas Clay
Does anybody have a recommended fertilizer for St. Augustine growing in the alkaline north Texas clay soil? I had a lot of luck in past years using a 27-3-4 fertilizer with 8% Sulphur, but now...

Northeast. Fungus on my 1 Yr. old lawn!!!
Last summer I planted about 500Sq. feet of mostly p. rye on my new topsoil lawn. The mix had a little bit of Kentucky blue see mixed in. The seed came from a good outfit...

Northern Grass In the South
Is it possible? We just bought a 10 year old house in Texas with a yard that had about 5 different variaties of grass in varying stages of death along with about 20 different...

Not all cornmeal is equal
Trying the recommendation to use cornmeal I ordered same from a feed store (none of the feed stores in Orlando kept it in stock. To my surprise after opening the bag, I found what is more...

not growing
Arkansas, cant get it to grow in the front it has full sun any sugg

Not sure what to do with my yard
Our yard is 10 years old and has been deteriorating rapidly over the last couple of years. I think we had tall fescue or bermuda but now we mostly have dirt and weeds. Parts of...

Not Thick
How can I get my Bermuda grass to thicken up in Alabama? I have not mowed it in 2 weeks and it really does not need mowing? It is nice and green, just not lush like I wish it to be. I water it at least an inch a week? Any...

Novice - need help with Bermuda grass
Hi folks, I am un-educated when it comes to lawn-care and looking for some help. We live in Raleigh, NC in a .19 acre lot with 2500 sq. ft house and rest is lawn. Our...

Novice - need help with Bermuda grass
Hi folks, I am un-educated when it comes to lawn-care and looking for some help. We live in Raleigh, NC in a .19 acre lot with 2500 sq. ft house and rest is lawn. Our builder had...

Novice from Boston Area
I am completely new to lawn care. The lawn in question is located in a small town outside of Boston. Therefore we are subject to NE weather. The lawn is sparse even bald in parts and simply...

Novice grass grower
I need to cover about 3/4acre of rough ground with grass in the southwest of France with the intention of leaving it to some pet goats/sheep to keep mown.I only want an orchard type finish...

Nutgrass in St. Augustine
Currently I have some St. Augustine on a side yard in plugs. It is starting to spread, but I notice that there is some nutgrass that is also starting. Is there anything I can...

Nutsedge and grubs.
Has any one used nematodes to rid their lawn of grubs? Does this really work or what? It is too late to use them now? I live in Florida on the east coast. Nutsedge- How do I treat this nasty weed and get...

NW Florida Zoysia vs Bermuda
I recently moved from Atlanta to NW Florida (Tallahassee) where everyone (including me) seems to have a Centipede yard. In Atlanta I had an Emerald Zoysia backyard and Bermuda...

NY grass
starting up a putting green in the backyard thinking creeping bent grass is the best. but can't seem to find it anywhere. can anyone help?

Oak band of death
There is a dead zone about 3' wide 15-20 feet from all 4 oak trees (water oak?) in my yard. Even the weeds have trouble staying alive. I thought it was a water issue, but this year the rainfall in SC...

Oak saplings/seedlings
I live in Orlando, FL and around 6 months ago, I added St.Augustine, new irrigation and Middleton Pest control does fertilization quarterly. And it looks awesome! Recently my neighbors' Oak tree dumped 1000's of...

oh boy do i need help
Here's my sob story...I live in Army Housing and have to "clear" unexpectedly in 2 weeks (due to a mold problem in the air ducts). I have had a 15 ft in diameter aboce ground pool...

Ohio: Tiny purple "balls" on grass blades
I just noticed tonight that our lawn has developed about 10 spots, each roughly 4-6" in diameter, that appear gray from a distance. Upon closer inspection, the blades...

ok so I bought some canada green
I know I know- some hate it- some love it. I rolled the dice. It was only $40 or so for 6lbs. If I can get a good lawn from APril to Sept I am happy. I can replant canada...

OKLAHOMA C-U-3 Sport Bermudagrass
I heard that the newest Oklahoma specefic turf grass is C-U-3 Sport Bermudagrass. Has anyone heard of it? I heard it is very fine-bladed, much like tiff, without...

Old Broadcast Spreader Calibration
I have an old Vigoro steel broadcast spreader (with the "T-style" handle and an open/close knob) made by Vigoro. It's red with the cylinder hopper (hoping there may be someone...

Old grass taking over new
Hi. I have been shoveling St. Augustine grass out and replacing them with Bermuda. My question is that after full growth, will the St. Augustine grass mix in with the Bermuda grass?...

One week old St. Augustine Sod dying in Jacksonville
Hello, We layed St. Augustine sod last weekend and we live on the outskirts of Jacksonville, Florida. It has turned from green to a...

onions
Does anyone know how to get rid of onions in grass? I have a large yard and pulling them is not an option.

Online Classes
At MSU-Bottineau, in ND, we offer an online certificate in Basic Grounds Worker's Skills. The classes include soil science, turf management, arboriculture, dendrology and a climbing class, which is not online....

Online Jobs
Where is the best place to look for turf jobs online?

Online Turf Schools
Im looking for some online Turf Schools that the state of TN. will reconize to get a charter or liscence to spray turf comercially.I have about 30 accounts but could do much better if I had a Charter. Any...

Onsite WWTP landscaping help.
I'm working on a project that will be installing an onsite wastewater treatment system in conjunction with a spray irrigation system within a Northern Illinois residental neighborhood. Anyone...

oops I meant matchweed in Floratam
Thanks for your response. However, I am looking to control matchweed (ie creeping charlie) in Floratam variety - my mistake I did not specify.

Opinions:Pre-Emergent, Fall/Spring/Both
I have Empire Zoysia. It did a pretty good job over the summer choking out everything but a few grassy weeds. In the last few weeks, some annual winter...

Opinions:Softest Grass Variety
Hello. I am interested in making a grass lawn in a 6' diameter kiddy-pool on my new york city rooftop. I have been looking for infromation on grass varieties and...

Orange dust
I live in the Ne in Mass. I have a new lawn that was planted in May. The lawn came up fairly well with just the usual crab grass which I plan to take care of in the spring. I water regularly, and have put starter...

orange dust on grass!!!
I seeded my lawn at the beginning of the summer. Just recently I have noticed that my lawn has an orange dust all over it! When you walk on it, it gets on your shoes and pants, but you can...

Orange Fill DIrt and St,Augustine
I must have a common problem for folks with a new home and fill dirt spread out with St Augustine on top. Orange fill dirt thas a pH 3.5 and St Aug needs a pH 6.5. We...

Orchard Grass
We are hving great success with the establishment of a new lawn, but it is riddled with circles of 'orchard grass'. How can we get rid of these patches of coarse, unsightly grass? Thanks for any advice.

orchids
how do the dendrobium orchids obtain there nutrients?? and wat is nutrient/nutrient gathering??

Order placed in February
I placed an order in February for the zoysia grass. Could you please tell me when it may be delivered. Elizabeth Martin 118 William St. Trenton, New Jersey 08611 IP:...

Organic
Is anyone useing and all organic program? would like to know more about useing organic products.

Organic Fertilizer
I live in Central Florida, Tampa Bay to be exact. I've been looking to purchase some ground corn meal for my new St. Augustine grass and cant seem to find any local feed store that has any. If anyone...

Organic weed control
I have alot of johnsongrass, dalisgrass, and crab grass in my backyard, is there any organic weed killers for my yard that wont hurt my dog? Jason

Organics for Lawn Care
In another Lawn Care Forum that i visit, I have read about the virtues of organic approcahes to lawn care. Corn Gluten Meal has received considerable chat as a fertilizer and pre-emergent weed...

Ornamental perennial peanut
Last month I was surprised to see a very successful lawn of peanutgrass, or ornamental perennial peanut, in Plantation, Florida: http://turfgrass.com/pics/pics53.html The homeowner who takes care of...

ortho weedbgone
I sprayed ortho weedbgone in my lawn hoping for a quick cure to my weed problems.Unfortunately i think my st.augustine might pay a high price(maybe me to,for restoration)How do i lessen the effect to my...

out with Fescue....In with Bermuda.....Help!!
I live 25 miles north of Atlanta. Builder put fescue in back yard (6500 sq. feet) and it only took 1/2 way. I have ordered Bermuda Sod that I...

outfield brownspot
I take care of a girls softball field and have been for several years in central Texas with no promblems.Every October I scalp the bermeda and overseed with winter rye and fertize 15-10-15 every year....

over fertilization- HELP
My husband and I have recently purchased a home in Jacksonville, FL. Upon moving in the entire front lawn was dead. There was about 15 days where no one occupied the home. We have recently...

Over Fertilized
Help! I just applied three (3) forty (40) lb bags of 34-0-0 to roughly 10250 square feet of bermuda grass. I had just cut the yard earlier in the afternoon before I placed way too much fertilizer on...

Over fertilized Lawn
I recently overfertilized my one year old lawn by mistake. It has turned from dark green to what I call highlighter yellow. Is my lawn doomed or do I just nbeed to water the heck out of it ??? Will the color...

Over Fertilizing
My husband fertilized the grass now there is patches of brown grass. Is there anything I can do to get it growning again???? FASTER! I live in Indiana.

Over seed Bermuda in annual Rye Grass
Hi everyone! I moved into a new house (Dallas, Texas) in late November and planted annual ryegrass for the winter. The rye came up great and I was hoping...

Overapplied atrazine
I spot treated with a pressure sprayer and either applied when too hot or slightly overapllied. The areas are brown with green growth still present. Am I SOL or will the areas regenerate with water

Overseed Bermuda with Centipede
I want to change from bermuda to centipede. Can I just overseed with centipede?

Overseed with RYE
I just moved to the panhandle of florida on the gulf coast and I am coaching high school baseball. I have thought about overseeding my field with rye in order to maintain a green look...

Overseed with RYE
I just moved to the panhandle of florida on the gulf coast and I am coaching high school baseball. I have thought about overseeding my field with rye in order to maintain a green look...

Overseeding
I have a question about overseeding.. I've recently moved into a new construction home in the north east and have had some good success with Rebell tall fescue (turf-type). The lawn is coming in really thick. But my...

Overseeding (winter rye) concerns in DFW (N. Texas)
Before I take the leap and overseed my backyard, I am hoping that one of you pros can lay my concerns to rest. Frankly, Iíd...

overseeding bahaia
In North Central Florida I have a sandy soil in sun and shade with little natural compost. I started mulching the clippings this season to try to get some organics working. The existing...

Overseeding Bent Grass
My lawn is composed of 100% Bermuda Bent grass. What type of grass would you use to overseed it with to keep it green in the winter?

Overseeding Bentgrass
Reference my previous message. I live in southern Ohio. Do you think Kentucky Tall Fescule would germinate thru the bent grass? Thanks, Bill

overseeding bermuda
Hello from Atlanta. I'm considering overseeding my one year new bermuda sod. The original installation was absolutely beautiful - but when the city encountered and fixed a major plumbing...

overseeding bermuda with bent grass
I live in Southern CA and have a Tifgreen bermuda lawn - I want to overseed this year but I have heard that rye grass is hard to get rid of in the...

Overseeding Bermuda with Rye
My HOA doesn't want to overseed this winter because the landscaper states that the bermuda will be better in the Spring if it rests for a winter. Doesn't overseeding...

Overseeding Bermuda with Ryegrass
Hey, This is my first post. I am a turfgrass management major @ Oklahoma State. I am about to overseed my bermuda lawn with annual ryegrass. I don't have enough time to...

Overseeding centipede
Someone mentioned overseeding Centipede. I have been told to NEVER overseed centipede. Any links? TIA

Overseeding Common Bermuda w/Princess
I have common Bermuda in OK shape but has rescue rampant now (near Dallas, Texas). I have tried pulling them (they grew back in 1 week) and tested spot killing with...

Overseeding Fescue
I will be overseeding my KY31 Tall Fescue this fall (probably Mid-September). The yard is fairly established. Most of the damage is thinning from hot temps and not enough rain. I live about 45 minutes west of...

Overseeding mixed lawns
My yard is a mixture of St. Agustine grass and Bermuda grass. When you look at the yard you can see the separation of the two grasses. I want to overseed with the St. Agustine grass and...

Overseeding St. Augustine
Here's a question I got through e-mail, "what if any are harmful effects of rye grass over seeding to St. Augustine?" My answer, "I am not aware of any harmful effects of overseeding ryegrass...

Overseeding St. Augustine
Is it ok to overseed St. Augustine with annual ryegrass? I have asked several people in my area of southeastern North Carolina and have gotten mixed responses. Thanks.

Overseeding St. Augustine w/annual rye grass.
What is the best procedure for seeding annual rye grass over St. Augustine in Central Texas? Must I scalp the lawn and then seed? Do I...

Overseeding St. Augustine with winter rye
I live in pcola and just recently brought in severeal inches of soil and then layed St. Augustine sod. The problem is that a week before laying...

Overseeding warm-creeeping grasses
I have a lawn that is splotchy at best, but the lawn is level. I need to grow my centipede in the splotchy/dead parts. Instead of pulling up the lawn and putting down sod,...

Overseeding winter rye
When is the best time to overseed my established lawn with winter rye? Also Should i use manure, or topsoil?

Overseeding with Rye or Fescue
Hello, I live in the Houston area and have a Bermuda lawn. I would like to try overseeding this winter but can't decide on Rye or Fescue. I would prefer the one that dies...

overseeding Zoysia
We are slowly putting in Meyer Zoysia sod (replacing emerald Zoysia). Can we overseed some areas with companion zoysia to fill out the lawn?

Overseeding zoysia with fescue
I bought a home about a year ago that has an existing zoysia lawn in poor condition. In some places weeds are growing and in some spots I have fescue and in...

Overseeing fescue with bermuda
I have 12000 sq ft of fescue in Greenville SC. I baby it and evey spring and fall it looks outstanding, but come ever summer I loose 50% to fungus. We are surrounded...

Oxalis question!
I am currently having a problem stopping yellow wood sorrel (Oxalis) from taking over my slowly emerging Bermuda lawn. I contacted a representative at the local Lesco and he recommended a product called ďWeed...

Pacific Northwest
My father-in-law has paid someone to take care of his lawn for several years. He has just recently passed away and now I have opened up a pasture area on the side of the house and I would like to put grass...

Painting Bermudagrass Putting Greens
I've been concducting research on the painting of Bermudagrass putting greens the past 2 years. Anyone got any stories, advice, or questions about the practice?

painting turf
I was wondering if anyone had any advice about painting lines etc. on a multi-use field (we use it for football and soccer). I'm new to the whole thing and I don't even know what the good brands of paint...

PALISADES ZOYSIA
I live in Houston. I just had some Palisades Zoysia put in. I did all the research on it but now I am wondering what's going on. I have read some posts that say that it is only green like 4 months...

Palisades Zoysia
I had my back yard sodded with Palisades Zoysia in Oct-Nov 04. The shady areas are thick and look great but in the sunny areas the grass is very thin. The grass blades look like needles. Does anyone have any ideas...

Palisades Zoysia
I live in Atlanta, GA and my lawn gets only a couple of hours of full sun per day and was interested in a zoysia lawn. I was told that Palisades Zoysia is the best shade tolerant. Does anyone have this type...

pallet weigh
How much does a pallet of St. Aug weigh?

Palm trees and st aug grass
I dug up my oak trees that came with the house. I want to plant Palm trees of diffrent types. How do the do with st aug grass? Anything I should look out for and what are good...

palmetto
have st augustine palmetto grass for 6-7 months. after lots of rain grass is brown only in some places.is it maybe holding water and burning in those places. (live in florida) want to know causenew...

Palmetto and Floratam-this one please
please reply to this message and ignore the other two - i am now registered with the site on this one and will get an e-mail when there is a reply. sorry for the...

Palmetto At Augustine in Atlanta area..
I recall a poster here (don't recall the thread) who started to use St Augustine in their Marietta yard. I don't know if they reported any results. I'm in Snellville,...

Palmetto grass
Hello, I placed some palmetto grass in front of my house and I wanted to find out how to level this grass with the other grass that I have. The palmetto grass looks higher than the other grass. How can I fix this issue?...

Palmetto Or Del Mar
Ok, I need some advise. I live about 30 miles north of Dallas, Tx and I'm going to be installing plugs soon, and was thinking of using Palmetto or Del Mar.The area I'm doing is part shade....

Palmetto Problem
Hello all, I'm in need of advise. Back in April of this year I had a Palmetto lawn installed. In was starting to take nicely until the rains started. Here in central Florida, we've had record breaking amounts of...

Palmetto St Augustine mite damage
Is mite damage on Palmetto St Augustine seen very often? I have typical symptoms of distorted stolons but have been told this is not mite damage but a fertility issue. Comments...

Palmetto St. Augustine/Fertilizers and Nutrients
Having Palmetto St. Augustine put down tomorrow. When do I fertilize it, and what is best to use? Also, what other kinds of nutrients does it...

Parasitic Nematodes in St Aug
I read in an Univ of FL publication that sedge in St Aug is indicative of declining St Aug which is (could be?) a result of parasitic nematodes (PN). For clarification, I have a few...

Parking on Lawn, can anything be done
Hello, We have a full driveway (2 cars) and have a third car on the side grass that's driven daily. Now a big car sized dirt spot has developed in that area...

Part Shady yard with Bermuda
We have a bermuda yard which is doing well in Suburban Atlanta. As the subdivision is aging, some neighbors trees are shading the yard and the bermuda is thinning do to the...

Paspalum in my Bermudagrass
How can I get ridd of Seashore Paspalum in my Bermudagrass???

Pasture Seed for Horses - help needed !
Hi im new to this forum, I live in Serpentine WA and have 6 acres. Im planning to re-seed the paddocks in a few weeks time but im not sure exactly what seed to put in....

Patch of bare Bermuda
I have a patch in my yard that gets very little light, probably 2-3 hours a day. The bermuda has died there, any recommendations of a sod I can put in Aug in North Texas that will do...

Patches of light green in my bermuda grass
My bermuda grass is suffering from patches of light green that eventually seem to kill off or severely thin the grass. The affected blades of grass are...

Patio /Pavers Grass Help
I need some information on patio/paver grass. I am trying to develop a English garden style patio and would like to know what type of grass grows best between pavers. Location is in...

pen bahia
I have been trying to decide what type of sod to put in my front yard. I like pensocola bahia, Would it be ok to use this type in pinellas county florida? have not seen any here..

Pennington turf-type bermuda blend
Was wondering if anyone had any experience with the Pennington turf-type bermuda blend. I believe its Sydney, Mohawk and Yuma. I overseeded my existing U3 bermuda with Riviera and im...

Pensacola Bahia pasture help
Hi everyone, I purchased a 20 acre property in Brooksville, FL last year. It was not maintained and overgrown with brush and weeds. We rototillered but did not spray with roundup,...

perfect Bermuda turf
I live in Augusta and have seen the perfect fairways at Augusta National and also this week at the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame. At both places the bermuda is flawless, dark green, extremely dense and very short....

perfect round ring
I have a round ring in my yard. It is about 36" in diameter and do not know what this could be. I heard it may be ferry ring but always thought that ferry ring was larger and looked like a...

perinal rye seed time
I live in hampton roads area (Williamsburg) of virginia. Would now be a good time to get perinal rye seed down, or should i wait untill it cools off more. I would like to see...

Pest Control Of Canada for Turfgrass
Hello, I have beening for quite some time for chemicals which are registered here in Canada for use on turfgrass. I know many of you may be from the USA, and the EPA and...

Pesticide and Fungicide on new Seville
Newly sodded Central Florida yard, how long should I wait before applying fungicides and pesticides? I understand that Seville is more susceptible to these problems? Especially in...

PH in soil
What happens to St. Augustine or any other grass when the ph is too high or too low?

pH testing of yard
Is there a home-test kit for determining pH levels in a residential yard? Dave

Phil
What do you think of my help question? I just got done mowing it with a tri plex at 1in. Is there something wrong with my yard or did I just leave it the dormant grass to long for the sun to get the grass or the soil warm enough to grow....

PHIL
I was wondering if there is anything out there yet for Bermuda or crabgrass creeping into the greens? I've been told that there is nothing out yet for that problem

Physically exhausted trying to grow grass with no help.
How can I plant grass when there is so much sand. That is all I have! I did manage to do a few areas by hand and it looks good. So much...

pic test last attempt
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Picker grass weed...
Sorry that I don't know the correct term, but people here just refer to it as picker grass. It's green, grows in patches, and in the spring time produces lil' brown pickers or stickers that'll stick...

pics of zoysia and st.aug
i'm in n.c. about 1.5 hrs from the coast we are pretty much centipede and bermuda can someone post some close up pictures of zoysia and st.aug i can't seem to find them anywhere on...

Pine Trees and Grass
I have three HUGE pine trees and the grass under these trees is slowly dying. What Kind of grass can I plant that will grow there?

pine voles
Voles are all in my shrub beds and now have begun to enter my yard doing major damage. I have bermuda in the front and centepede in the back so they aren't picky what they destroy. I have gotten several out of the...

Plant St. Augustine sod over dead Bermuda
We live in South Central Texas. Our 3-year old house was originally sodded with Bermuda grass (I believe it is called Tifway). The front yard (full sun) has...

Planting a new lawn
Hello I am a new homeowner, have never planted grass before, and the house we've just bought has been empty for about 5 years. We're in south central utah, very dy, hot, and sunny. I was...

planting a new lawn
Aloha I live in hawaii and in the process of planting a new lawn for my new house. My yard is approximately 3000 square feet and I plan on planting Z3 a type of Zoysia grass that is...

planting Bermuda
Was wondering if someone could tell me if you can use a spreader to plant bermuda seed and just let it overtake existing grass. Someone told me once, I think, that it could be done this way instead of tilling....

Planting bermuda on existing St. Agustin
Can I plant Bermuda seeds on my exiting St. Agustin grass. And if I can how long would it take for the bermuda grass to take over.

Planting grass
I would like to know if I could plant St Augustine myself or if I need a professional and if so how would I go about in planting grass. For background info: older yard grass seeds were planted but...

Planting grass in winter ( Iowa )
I recently built a house on what was once a corn field, While I plan to sod around the house in the spring. I havent figured out how to fill in the rest of the land...

planting st augustine
my husband says I cannot fill in the empty spots in our yard until spring, I think I can plant st. augustine sod in winter with success. who is correct.

Planting Zoysia Sod
I have terrible grass right now. Have no idea what kind. Removed a tree so lots of bare spots. Lots of sun now. I want to place zoysia sod down. Tell me what I need to do and then how to...

Please , need advise about mowers
I have read contradicting opinions about mowers , even that most push reel mowers are not adequate for Bermudas, because it is too dense. Also I read that reel mowers are the best . I...

Please help
Here are some pics of the grass in my front yard. Can anyone identify it and how to over come the weeds and bahia? http://home.mchsi.com/~lainey_belle/grassfrontyard.htm

Please help
Good evening, I have purchased my first house with my wife and a baby on the way. I am attempting to be a good neighbor when it comes to the lawn, but truthfully, I am a real amateur. The yard was originally planted...

Please help ! Burn-out due to Over-Fertilizing
Hi All, This is my first time here and I was hoping to get some solid advice on resolving my problem of fertilizer burn-out. I am a new...

Please help identify this weed
My Tifway 419 hybrid Bermuda is full of this stuff. It grows in clumps and pulls very easily, but there's simply too much of it do by hand. The lawn is 2.5 years old and the last two years it...

Please help me get rid of the Zoysias !
I too, have a problem with the mighty "ZOYSIAS". I live in northern KY were the grass stays pretty green for most of the year but, when it does turn brown it's ugly...

Please help me select the right grass for my new lawn!
Could I get some advice on the right lawn seed choice? Here's what I'm looking at. I'm in Augusta, Missouri (St.Louis / St. Charles...

Please help me with my St. Augustine Grass
My St. Augustine Grass has recently started turning brown. My front lawn now has brown spots in several spots. You can pull out the root stem and the bottom of the root is...

PLEASE HELP MY ST. AUGUSTINE SOD
I live in St. Augustine Florida where I have a newly sodded (6 months) St. Augustine lawn. Some of the sod is doing great, but some areas have never taken off. There are large...

PLEASE HELP w/ choice of turf!
I am in desperate need of help with choosing a type of turf. Recently purchased a home in Tampa, Florida. Cleared out all old landsape down to bear soil. Tilled, trimmed trees and...

Please help!!!!
The school that my son just started going to has sand burrs all over the playground. They have tried everything they can think of to get rid of these pesky burrs and yet they still reappear about a week...

Please Identify and provide tips for removal
I am in Chesterfield VA, and have purchased a home with what I think is wiregrass, Wild Bermuda grass. pictures...

Pls HELP!. Going from Centipede to Empire Zoysia
I currently have Centipede grass in my yard (7500 sq.ft.) and is healthy but I want to change it for Empire Zoysia and I dont want to get rid of...

plugging area & borders
How big an area does one plug of zoysia control so that one would know how much to order? What type of border is best to stop the zoysia from spreading to areas...

Plugging dormant Zoysia
Can Zoysia (Meyer) be plugged and moved once it has gone dormant? I live in SE TN and want to expand a landscaped area. I do not want to kill the zoysia that I am going to be taking out, but...

Plugging Zoysia / Treating Crabgrass
I have Meyer zoysia that covers approximately 75% of my front yard. I am wanting to use plugs from it to help fill in the remaining 25%. The majority of the plugs will come from...

plugging zoysia over bermuda
I currently have bermuda and has been thinning over the years due to lack of sun. I was told to try zoysia. One company told me I could plug Meyer Zoysia in the existing...

plugging zoysia over bermuda
I currently have bermuda and has been thinning over the years due to lack of sun. I was told to try zoysia. One company told me I could plug Meyer Zoysia in the existing bermuda...

plymers under sod
Has anyone heard of using polymers on an area before putting down sod? They are supposed to hold water longer and reduce water usage.

POA
I put down Scotts Pre E last fall but still a large patch of Poa has come up. Should I increase the amount next time? will this harm my zeon zoysia? Will the seed that drops now come up next winter or sooner? Thanks

Poa (annual bluegrass) help
I posted another thread below for Cohiba because he posted about this subject, but he may not be available so can anyone else offer their knowledge to help? I'm being overrun by Poa...

Poa Anna
I have a big problem with Poa Anna. I have looked at several weed and grassey weed killers and none mention Poa Anna. I know that it will die off in the summer but is there anything that can be done now.

Poa Annua
How can I make the mangement/members of my course understand the difficult of Poa annua and how to controll it on an old course (16 years old.)

poa annua
I live between Olympia and Tacoma Washington and I have a huge problem with poa annua. I killed an acre of lawn 4-times with round up brought in new topsoil and re-seeded with sr4200 perennial rye...

Poa Annua "Reptans"
Just for hypothetical fun let's try this series of questions. I recently "inherited" a golf course that supposedly features the "Poa Reptans" turfgrass developed in MN for golf courses. Poa...

Poa Annua in Bermuda
I have a lawn that is 2 years old. This spring the Poa Annua took over my yard. What can I do to rid my yard of this ugly mess and to prevent it from coming back. I live in Montgomery, AL.

Poa in Bermuda
I have a Bermuda sodded lawn that is in its 1st heat season since it was laid last year in August (I am in South Carolina). The Bermuda went dorman pretty quickly after I moved in in September but I wanted a green lawn so I...

poa on T.V.
I can't believe the amount of poa i am seeing in the greens this week at the buick Invitational! I think the greens on the south course are only two or three years old.......and they are riddled with poa. Isan't there...

post emergent of tifdwarf sod
We planted two pallets of tifdwarf two weeks ago, and despite judicious weeding we're starting to fall behind. Roots are down, when can I put out a post emergent herbicide, and which one should I...

Post emergent question
Hey all, I was wondering if I run the risk of burning a seeded bermuda lawn with a 3 part post emergent herbicide(MSMA 2-4 D and Mercoprop-p. The lawn is about 2 weeks into greenup and still showing new 'muda growth...

Posting problem on Turfgrass.com Forums
During the last two weeks, several users have reported trouble posting messages in the Turfgrass Forums, and I am not sure what the problem is or whether I have...

Power Company Ruined My Grass..Help me get it back to good health!! (Tampa...FL)
Hi, The local power company ripped up half of my front yard (which is small to begin with) and...

Power raking
I have a one acre lot with several old oak trees. Last fall thousands of acorns fell to the ground. I was able to remove several but there are too many left to remove by hand raking. Do you have any suggections...

Practices for establishing vs. established
I live in Southeast GA and want to establish St. Augustine grass around my country home surrounded by oak trees. The plot was cleared and there...

pre emergent or spring overseeding...either/or
i have fescue lawn in backyard that was completely torn out and reseeded in fall. new grass is very thin and has turned quite weedy...

pre- germinating perennial ryegrass
i would like to overseed abaseball infield with perennial ryegrass after the temp has gotten very low.i read somewhere about pre germinating seed indoors and then sowing...

Preemergence Herbicides
I would like to understand how preemergence herbicides work. I realize that timing is critical and applications have to be made immediately prior to weed seed germination; however, it isn't clear whether...

Preemergence Herbicides
After controlling summer weeds in my tif 419 lawn with msma, I would like to establish a good pre M maintenance schedule for fall and spring. What would be the recommended season to apply in Savannah,...

Pre-Emergence Questions ...
Hey Gang! Got a few questions for the experts and "ol' timers" on the forums here. Ok ... here are the specifics. - Live in North Alabama - Bermuda - Tif-Way/Tifton variety - "new" sod (laid...

Preemergent herbicide
I am in Corpus Christi, and plan on putting out Pendulum 2G herbicide out soon. What are the optimum times to do so? Oct & Jan ???

Pre-emergent Right After Post-Emergent
Due to a lack of experience and help at the store, I screwed up and applied a post-emergent herbicide when I really meant to apply a pre-emergent. Should I...

pre-M
Chem-lawn just sprayed my whole yard with pre-M by mistake (they were supposed to do only an organic application). I have organic veges, blueberries, grapes, apple trees and pear trees back there. Also a dog and cat, and numerous...

Prep for new lawn
I live in Phoenix, AZ, currently have an ugly gravel front yard and plan to put in a patch of buffalo grass bordered by some xeri plants. We have had a very rainy winter and the gravel has lots of weeds popping...

prep work for sod
we are about to put some St. Augustine sod down. Currently on the ground we have black dirt and builders fill dirt. Do we need to put some compost or a mixture of dirt/ compost down before we sod the ground? IP:...

preparing for new sod
I just had a low spot in my back yard filled in with top soil. I am getting ready to lay bermuda sod on this area now. What, if anything should be done before laying the sod....such as fertalize ? The...

Preparing My Yard for St. Aug Sod
My wife and I just bought our first house in Jacksonville, Fl. The builder provided partial sod and it's up to me to get the rest in. Here is my question: The un-sodded...

Preperation for Tall Fescue
I will be planting a new lawn this weekend. We have a new construction home and a really weed infested and patchy lawn at the moment. The weeds look like a typw of grass but grow in large...

Pre-season preparations
Hi, I've been a lurker off and on for some time now. I installed bermuda sod last spring and by the end of the summer I had the best looking lane in the neihborhood. I also purchased a new...

Prevent Bermuda Creeping
Hello, My name is Justin and I have a question regarding the GN-1 Bermuda. I recently layed GN-1 in my yard and my neighbor is worried it will take over his Marathon II grass. Our yards are...

Preventing the spread of Bermuda grass
My adjacent neighbor has planted Princess Burmuda grass seed. It has taken hold and begun to spread. I have a Fescue lawn and want to prevent the Burmuda from spreading to my lawn....

Preventing turfgrass from going to seed
What is the name of the chemical that golf courses use to prevent grass from going to seed? I want to eliminate the possibility of getting the stiff stems from...

Problem area - shade & root competition
Hi! I'm in Dallas, TX. I have a problem area that I'd like to work on. The area is shady and it gets about 2-3 hours of afternoon sun. The biggest problem I...

PROBLEM BAHIA
I live in South/Central Alabama and my problem is Bahia grass in my lawn. I would like to get rid of the bahia which has sprung up wild in a few areas. My lawn is a mixture of zoisa & centipede (some...

Problem grass in St. Augustine
We have lived in our home for 4 years now and previous owners did a great job of maintaining the lawn. Over the years, I have a problem grass encroaching the St. A which I thought was...

problems with moss (umm, i think)
I live in northwest tennessee. I have a lawn in full sun with a pH between 6.0 and 6.5 throughout. The soil has alot of clay in it and is very compact although i aerated it...

Problems with pump
Please help- When I turn on my sprinkler system on the light comes on but the pump does not, the pump is only 8 months old, could this be a problem with it or a fuse? I'm really in a jam because there is no rain in...

Procedure for leveling yard
What is the physical procedure used to level a yard?

professional problem - millet dead and gone
we do professional erosion control - thought I would see if anyone knows why the browntop millet would grow and then disappear. I mean gone. Didn't...

proper mower for bermuda
I live in central Texas and have a 1 year old tiff 419 lawn. I have been looking into getting a reel mower but during some of my research I read that it is not recommended to use a push...

Pros and Cons
I live in Pinellas Co. FL directly across the street from the Gulf of Mexico. I am debating on the type of grass to re-do my lawn with. The grass needs to be drought and salt tolerant and I have...

Pumps in the landscape: Staying alive during drought
Within days, southern Florida will be under Phase III water use restrictions. Will the landscape survive? Please use this little calculator:...

purchase st.augustine seed and general info
Any idea where to buy st. augustine seed and what are the different varieties and their characteristics? Thanks.

Purchasing Sod - Atlanta area
Can anyone refer me to a place in the Atlanta area that sells sod for a decent price. I'm looking for Champion Bermuda, which is a hybrid.

Purple St. Augustine
My St. Augustine lawn has turned a yellow/straw color. After closer inspection I noticed that the leaf blades are actually turning purple in some areas.This problem is not in patches- it is all...

purple/black patches
ive been getting these purpl/black patches in my centipede. when i brush the grass or spray it it comes off like a dust. anyone have a clue as to what this stuff is and what i can do to get rid of it? any...

Putting Dirt or Sand over new sod to level lawn
We just purchased a new home in Dec and the lawn was sod with St Augustine grass. When they laid the sod the lawn was not leveled well. What I would like...

Putting down new sod
I am having a new drain field installed. Once complete, I would like to re-sod the entire from yard with St. Augustine grass. I am unsure how I must prepare the area of the yard that has some...

Putting green
I want to create a putting green in my back yard. I live in Jacksonville Florida and would like to know what would be the best type of grass to use and why. Can anyone help. Thanks

putting green being invaded by 419
I have a small backyard putting green. How do I keep the 419 from creeping into my tifdwarf?

Putting in new sod soon
We pulled out old grass, which was all or mostly crab grass. We're getting ready to lay new sod, have already rotatilled, and raked the dirt about a million times to get rid of the...

Putting tarps on the yard
Would it help if I put some tarps on my yard. We have had nothing but rain for the past week and according to the weather channel we are going to have rain for the next two weeks. I was wondering if...

Puzzled
While raking under a tree in my yard in Pittsburgh, PA, I noticed a type of grass that lays. I noticed it because raking caused the grass to stand. Does anyone know what type of grass this is?

Question
My zoysia is slowly coming out of dormant. I bought some turf paint. It says that it won't hurt the grass. I live in town and I'm wanting to paint an American flag on my yard. Will the paint have any effects on my yard?

Question
I am about to plant Zenith Zoysia from seed in Atlanta today. I want to do an experiment as well. I would like to plant the seed and cover it with clear plastic to create a greenhouse effect until the seeds...

Question about Locke Mowers
I have a Tru-Cut which is just about worn out and so I'm thinking about replacing it. I've heard good things about a Locke, but they're expensive and I'm not sure how they compare...

Question for Phil
While out knocking around my local sod farm, I noticed the workers were killing crab grass with a dyed chemical that the label said "4D-Amine". Can you provide some teaching on this since I know of no other crab grass...

Question re: Bermuda to St. Augustine
First time home owner in need of help, as I no longer have apartment maintenance doing things for me anymore I bought a home (Texas) that had bermuda grass. Numerous...

Questions about new sod
I live in Atlanta. We just laid fescue. The guy who delivered it said to water it for an inch and a half for the 1st day and then water is about 20 minutes every day for a week. A friend who...

questions about St. Augustine Del Mar
Doe anyone have any info on St Agustine del Mar grass, I read it is the most shade tolerant St Agustine. My backyard was leveled and all the grass Ihad...

Questions for Dchall_San_Antonio
I live in Austin, and have been looking for Corn Meal, Corn glutton, etc. unsuccessfully. I'm in San Antonio often, and was wondering where you purchase your corn product? What...

Quickstand Bermuda
Where can I find the most informative webpage/site about Quickstand Bermuda? Mainly to recieve positive information of why people would/should use it. Thanks! A TurfGrass Producer

Quickstand sod
Does anyone have experience with Quickstand sod? I live in St. Louis MO and have lots of clay soil and not many trees. Someone recommended a Quickstand sod because it's drought resistant and will do okay with clay....

Raise St Augustine
In my front yard, I have about 1000 sq ft of St Augustine lawn that the previous owner put in. The grass itself does not look bad at all. I have spot treated a few weeds here and there but no major problems....

raising a yard
I would like to know hot to raise my yard.Presently it is to low and needs to come up 6 inches what do I do..............

Raleigh vs. Palmetto St. Augustine -- Austin, Texas
I'm planning to lay down sod in central Austin on Saturday. Yesterday I called to place my order for the delivery and was asked if...

Random yellow/brwn patches in Kentucky blue
My new lawn that made me so happy is making me now so sad. 3.5 weeks ago I had my entire front yard removed and all new kentucky blue sod installed. Watered the first...

re sodding St. Augustine
I am hoping someona can give me some good advice. My lawn right now is completely garbage. I have weeds of every type and a bunch of different grasses. The original St. Augustine is mostly dead,...

Rebels and Jaguar Grass Seed
Need some help. I recently planted Rebels Supreme and Jaguar grass seeds. After I limed and fertilized, I planted the Rebels in my backyard, while the Jag went to the front. (I did this...

Reclaiming a lawn...
I moved into a rental house last November. Rye grass was already down on what was supposed to be a bermuda lawn. Rye grass died out as it got hot and the bermuda never came back no...

Recommendation Please for Southern Cal
I am about to install grass in my backyard in Southern California. I am trying to decide between Zoysia and Bermuda from West Coast Turf. I would like...

Recommendations for shade
Hello from Atlanta... I have a very small area beside our pool deck that was supposed to be fescue grass per my original landscape design. The new landscaping was installed over a year ago; however, the...

recovering from chinch bugs
Greetings: I laid sod down May 30th, did great for a while and then it suddenly started dying. I finally realized it was chinch bugs about a week ago(actually brought them up from the soil),...

Recovering from Chinch Bugs
Greetings: I laid sod down May 30th, did great for a while and then it suddenly started dying. I finally realized it was chinch bugs about a week ago(actually brought them up from the...

Red Apple Ice Plant
Does anyone have tips on how to fertilize red apple ice plant? It's an extremely yellowish color currently, and I hardly water the ice plant. So I don't think it's being over watered, but I have...

Red Bermuda Grass
Spring arrived and the bermuda grass came back to life. Everything was great. It rained about every third day and the grass was growing fast. Then the rain stopped for a couple of days and the tips...

Red Clay problem
Greetings, first time writer. From Northern VA. My ten year old lawn is 75% clovers in the back. We have just dug out walkup basement steps and we have ALOT of red clay to distribute. I want to spread...

Red Thread
I posted earlier about yellow patches on my lawn. Well, they turned red and I have since identified it as red thread. I've applied Scott's anti-fungus product and am just wondering if there's anything else I can do...will it just go...

Red tipped Bermuda
Spring arrived and the bermuda grass came back to life. Everything was great. It rained about every third day and the grass was growing fast. Then the rain stopped for a couple of days and the tips of the...

red tips of bermuda
Prior to early last week my lawn was looking great. Now in about 3/4 of my lawn, the tips of the blades are turning redish brown as you can see by the pics. Can anyone tell me what is going on? I am from from...

red tips on St. Augustine grass
What would cause red tips on St Augustine Grass? Thanks

Red tips onSt Augustine grass
What would cause my St. Augustine grass to have red ends on the blades?

Red Top Bentgrass
After killing my entire yard with Round-Up because I had Creeping Bentgrass, I now am noticing Red Top Bentgrass in my Michigan backyard.Is there a way to get rid of the Red Top without killing...

reddish brown tip
I have El Toro Zoysia and in some places the tip of the grass has a reddish brown color to it. I'm thinking it's either brown patch or rust. If it was a golf course green I would know. Someone tell me what...

Redo burmada lawn with 419...NC
I currently have a course burmuda lawn. I would like to have a 419 lawn as I had for 20 yrs in TX. I could not get 419 when I built the house in 1999. My question is, can I...

reel lawn mower
I never mow a lawn before. I am not very big, I'm 5'2", weight 92 lbs. I am interest in a reel lawn mower type. I would like some informations about this and what is the best kind I should get. Thank you. IP:...

reel mower
I would like to know if anyone has any experence with the brill luxus 33 reel mower? I am looking to purchase A reel mower this spring & looking for info. thanks

reel mower
I've got a 5,000 sq. ft. bermuda lawn and I'm currently cutting it with a rotary mower. I'm interested in getting a reel mower but the motorized reels are out of my price range. How difficult/practical/effective would one of the...

Reel Mower
Anyone out there know where I can find a push type reel mower that will cut 3/8" or lower to maintain a putting green ? THANKS

Reel mowers
I recently joined the forums and noticed some questions regarding reel mowers. Check out this site for information on high-quality reasonably priced reel mowers. www.mindspring.com/~reelmowers I have a 25" Trimmer from...

Reel Mowers and Topdressing...
Howdy folks, First off, I would like to thank all of you for this excellent resource. :-) To give you a little background, I bought my house two and a half years ago and have done a...

Reel Sharpening
How do I know when it is time to sharpen my reel on my TruCut? My tifway bermuda lawn cut at 3/4" is not looking as green and nice as it did a 3 weeks ago. I am mowing about every 3 days. We have had a lot of...

Reference Material
Does anyone know of a good book or website with specific information on the different cultivars of ST Augustine and how to best care for them? I have been to the UF website and it has some good generic info but I...

reference material to ID grass type
I recently moved into a house in Tallahassee, Florida with a pre-existing lawn, or attempt thereof. Iíve watered and fertilized to bring it back from the dead, but...

Removal of bentgrass
my lawn is being taken over by (what i'm told is Bent Grass) and the only way to get rid of it is Roundup the whole yard and start over. I live in MA. had a nice lawn of Kentucky Blue and...

Removal of Bermuda in Centipede
After years of neglect by the prior homeowner, I have finally gotten my Centipede yard to the point where it is somewhat weed free. However, there is a large patch (40' x 40') in...

Removing Bermuda from St. Augustine
Is there any way to remove the wild bermuda grass that is invading my St. Augustine from my neighbor's yard?

Renovating a fescue lawn quesion
I live just outside of Charlotte NC, and have pretty good soil for the moast part. The yard is about 2 acres and has no trees. This summer besides the armyworms, wild bermuda...

renovating baseball/football field
I am the A>D> at a small school near Birmingham AL. We have limited resources and our field has not been taken care of properly. The current "turf" is...

replacing Bahia with perennial
What bluish evergreen grass seed should I purchase for front lawn located in New Port Richey,FL.Our Bahia ia brown in winter and tassled in summer. Have sprinkled rye seed...

replacing bermuda w/fescue
I live in West TN (Zone 7) and have 1 1/2 acres of bermuda. I am not happy with it and want to replace it with fescue. I can be patient - but what is the best way to go about this? I...

Replacing Bermuda with a wider blade grass
Bought a house that has bermuda (not sure what kind) - Can the Bermuda be replaced with a wider blade grass like st. aug? If so, where can...

Replacing Bermuda with Centepede
What is the best and most economical way to replace that ugly patchy bermuda that came with the house. The sod in the back is newly planted and not established. The front...

Replacing Bermuda with Centipede
We live in middle Georgia and our house was sodded with Bermuda prior to our buying it. We don't have a lot of time to mow every week and don't really...

replacing bermuda with st. agustine
I have planted bermuda and don't like the way it looks,so I would like to replace it with St.Agustine. Can I just pour dirt directly over betmuda and plant st.agustine,...

Replacing Bermuda with St. Agustine.
I live just north of Dallas TX. I have huge maple trees in my front yard that produce a lot of shade. I want to replace what's left of my Bermuda with St....

Replacing sod
I am in Orlando, FL. My St. Augustine grass has been taken over by weeds, mostly.I am spraying round up to kill the weeds, then to lay new sod. Am I doing the right thing. Is there anything else I need to consider or...

Replacing St Augustine with Overseeding
I live south east of Austin, on clay soil. We just bought a house with a St Augustine lawn. The lawn is doing fine at the sides of the house and under a small tree,...

replacing St. Augustine Lawn
I am going to replace my St. Augustine lawn with new St. Aug sod. The current lawn is full of weeds (dollarweed, sedge, tall things with purple buds and other things I can't identify) and...

replanting help
I have recently applied Round up to a section of lawn to kill invasive weeds. When I removed the top layer of dead growth, I noticed some of the roots were still alive. Should I apply another application of...

Re-seed
ted was kind enough to reply last November and now I'm back... Long story short - a flaky landscaper didn't install our lawn (new construction) in Cleveland until the first week of November. The contractor is no longer in...

reseeeding fescue
My lawn had large patches of fescue that appeared last summer. I sprayed Roundup on the afffected areas, and that work great to kill it off. Do I need to remove the dead fescue from the areas...

Re-sod Now
I have a couple of questions. I live in central Florida on the coast primarily with sandy soil. 1)Is it too late in the season to re-sod with bermuda, an 2) If not, I have two types of sod available, grown in sandy...

resod or repair
My lawn needs serious help. Poor maintenance and an overpopulation of earthworms have left it bare, full of weeds and lumpy. One half has remnants of St Augustine and many weeds, the second...

resod under oaks
I live in Central Fla.I have a front yard with two large oaks and lots of shade. Should I resod with Seville or Floratam

Re-sodding 40 yr. old zoysia
My contractor damaged my neighbor's 40 year old zoysia lawn. We tried seed and it washed awaw and didn't take well. We have been looking for sod but we don't know the type. My neighbor...

Resodding in Jax, Fl.
I recently purchased a home in Jacksonville, it is rented out and the renters didn't do much for the yard. The lawn service (which has just started coming again) mowed today and I layed...

resodding my own yard
I'm going to undertake this undertaking of resod'ing my own yard. I live in s. florida and my yard is just a sea of weeds. the ground is soft band may not need to be tilled but at least...

Ressoding St. Augustine
I live in Central Fl and have killed off my existing lawn. I have 5 pallets of Palmetto coming in 2 weeks. What should I do next? I plan on tilling, but have heard mixed opinions on this. Fertilize?...

Ridding St. Aug yard of Bermuda
I am looking to kill the remaining bermuda in my yard while not negatively effecting my St. Augustine. One gone I plan to replace with St. Augustine seed. Any suggestions? IP:...

Ridding Wild Bermuda in St Aug
I have read about Prograss, at the right application intervals early in the Spring, controlling bermuda in St Aug. I have also heard that the Prograss regimen is NOT for controlling Wild...

River Sand & Bermuda Grass
I have a house that I purchased 2 years ago that has a bermuda front yard. The lawn care people said I should put down river sand to make it spread. How much sand is...

riviera hydromulch
Just hydromulched my new lawn w/ Riviera Bermudagrass seed on 7/07/03. I have been watering as recommended but I have developed a green fungus on the dirt. Is this normal? Will it be OK?. I live...

Riviera seeds
Who has tried Riviera seeds of bermuda and who could tell me about it. Thanks

rolling lawn
Does it hurt fairly new sod if it gets rolled 2-3 times over a period of a month or 2? I have done it once already , but will probally do it again, just need some epinions. It should be done when its wet right?...

Rolling sod after laying it
Is rolling the sod after laying it mandatory, or will it do just as well with it? I could pay for it to be done if someone has had experience with rolling it and not rolling it? Thanks,...

Rolling Soil Flat
I recently tilled up my yard and planted new Tall Fescue (Pennington Rebel) seeds. After I tilled it, I used a metal rake to flatten the soil out, however it never really seemed "flat" Now the grass is...

Rolling Top Soil...too late
I recently tilled up my yard and planted new Tall Fescue (Pennington Rebel) seeds. After I tilled it, I used a metal rake to flatten the soil out, however it never really seemed...

Rough grading
Hi! We are closing on a brand new home we fell in love with. The Home inspector came back and said we need to have the rough grading of the yard done again. He says he sees some "settling" in the middle. What does...

round up
I live in arkansas and have about 2 and 1/2acres of burmuda, last summer I used msma with great results, then fertilized. The msma did not kill all unwanted grasses and weeds, I would like to use round up sometime...

Round-up
Can I use any type of Round-up right now to kill poa and weeds in my dormant bermuda yard? And what can I use to kill garlic?

Roundup during dormant Bermuda
I have quite a bit of winter weeds and annual grasses coming up in my dormant bermuda lawn. I put down some pre-emerg back in September, but it didnt seem to do much good. I...

ROUNDUP killed my lawn! Seed or sod
Hello...we have just moved into this home in December and are having a heck of a time getting the lawn nice. I have 2 issues I could use some advice on. We've removed some large...

'Roundup' use
Does anyone know if it is safe to use Roundup on a dormant lawn? We have had a very dry June/July in Ontario and my lawn has developed dry/dormant patches in the usual exposed locations. The crabgrass has taken over!! I know that...

rtf (rhizomatous tall fescue)
has anyone looked into this? http://www.aboutrtf.com, i saw such a product at the local store. any ideas, comments on this? thanks.

RTF Water-Saver
Anybody here use Barenbrug's Water Saver with RTF fescue blend? Its a Rhizomatous Tall Fescue that is supposed to be self repairing.

Rust and fungus
Need advise. My lawn is 5 years old. 1 acre Southern Wisconsin lawn. 4 types of bluegrass. Lawn was great first two years. Then the last three years the lawn gets Rust very bad. The lawn mower will be coated with...

rye before bermuda
i am landscaping my new home but it is too late to sow bermuda grass. Would I be creating too many problems if I planted ryegrass and then the bermuda in the spring? Will I need to kill the rye before...

Rye before bermuda on new lawn
I have just cleared my front yard down to bare soil. I still have some soil preparation to do before I can sow seed. I'm going to sow bermuda. Since bermuda doesn't germinate until...

rye grass
How long do I wait to plant the rye grass after I weed and Feed. I would like to plant rye this fall but I need to Weed and Feed this Fall. I need to know how long to wait between applications.

Rye Grass Growing Over St. Augustine
HELP. I live in Dallas and planted the first of two rye grass seedings about three weeks ago. The first seeding included fertilizer. At this point I have...

rye grass planted on top of bermuda
This past winter i planted annual rye grass on top of my bermuda sod to keep my yard green through out the winter. My only concern is will my...

Rye grass taking over
Help!!! A few years ago we over seeded with a perinal Rye grass in the St. Augustine. It is now out of control. It is growing at four times faster than the St. Augustine and we can not keep up the...

Rye in Bermuda
Last winter I overseeded my Tif Bermuda lawn with what I thought was annual rye. This winter, I have bits and pieces throughout my yard and I didn't overseed. Short of pulling it up by hand, is there anything I...

Sacreligious---but here goes
We are getting ready to install our Bermuda grass on our new house but our problem comes in the "back" part of our yard that is technically owned by us but not allowed to build on. We...

SAD
My lawn has SAD (St. Augustine Decline) what is the best method to eliminate this problem? Do I place a different type of St. Augustine or do I try to replace with a bermuda turf grass or is there another option? I live in...

safari vs 419
I need advice, which will a reel mower work on the best ? safari or tiff 419

Safe to Mow a yellow Dandelion
I have never really understood if it is safe (or not) to mow emerging dandelions at the 'yellow' stage...can the maturing seeds germinate from this life stage, or must...

Safety of ironite
Hi- I was wondering what anyone's thoughts are on this. We put some ironite on our lawn. Suggested by contractor in our new subdivision. I decided to look it up on the computer, there were many articles on...

Sahara Bermuda grass over Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue
My question is at the bottom of this, but I feel you need a little background on my lawn first. My dilemma is that I recently...

Sahara Bermuda looks Funny
I planted Sahara Bermuda about two months ago. I was impressed by its quick germination time. The seeds started out looking the way I pictured Bermuda would look. It has since...

Saint Augistine Grass
I have very smal mounds in my lawn,maybe 1 1/2 inches tall with little hard ( dropeings for lack of better word) that makes a mound and I have hundreds all in my yard, I have been told they...

saint augistine grass
What causes Saint Augustine grass to turn yellow?

Saint Augustin grass weeds help!!!!!!!
i need a a product to control the weeds on my lawn, mainly small clovers like, thanks jose

Salt Water
I read on here somewhere about using saltwater to kill the grass. Will it kill weeds? I have a part of my yard that we have neglected the past couple of years while trying to get the rest of the yard done. It is...

Sample soil, or
do you know what kind of food my lawn needs from some info? south Bexar county Texas Soil is nuetral colored sand, no clay grass is Burmuda This sand is deep and drains fast. My lawn looks pretty good but the grass is thin...

SAND
I HAVE RECENTLY MOVED INTO A NEW DEVELOPMENT THAT HAS BEEN BUILT ON TOP OF A BROWN SANDY SOIL... MY RYE HAS DIED, AND MY CENTAPEED SOD HAS BEEN BROWN SINCE I MOVED IN, IN JANUARY. I HAVE TRIED TO SOW FESCUE SEED AND...

sand burrs
I live in Oklahoma and I bought my house from an elderly lady. Apparently she didn`t mow the grass very often and I have about 2 1/2 acr. of sand burrs. I have been mowing the yard once a week to try and...

Sand Burrs
I have sand burrs in my lawn and I would like info on how eradicate them. It seems that the more we dig them up, the faster they replace themselves.

Sand Burrs
Are sand burrs seasonal to the southwestern states? We are planing a cross country trip in May trying to avoid the "stickers" in the dogs paws at rest areas throughtout New Mexico, Arizona, etc. Will going in May prevent this...

Sand burrs!!!!!!!!
I live in Oklahoma and I bought my house from an elderly lady. Apparently she didn`t mow the grass very often and I have about 2 1/2 acr. of sand burrs. I have been mowing the yard once a week to try and...

Sand Burrs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I live in Oklahoma and I bought my house from an elderly lady. Apparently she didn`t mow the grass very often and I have about 2 1/2 acr. of sand burrs. I have been mowing the yard...

Sand Question
Greetings all, I came across this site as a result of a Google. Maybe someone can help me out a little. If so....thank you in advance. First off my lawn is on Long Island NY (North Shore) It came with the home...

Sanding
I just laid some new Bermuda Sod in my front yard a few weeks ago. It has taken very well. but my yard is now very "uneven". I have already aerated this year. My question is, should I have my yard sanded this year or wait until next...

Sanding Bermuda
Hello, I am planning on "sanding" (e.g. leveling)my Bermuda lawn and would like to run my proposed plan by the group. Background The grass is 2 year old Bermuda sod, currently 50% green, just fertilized with...

Sanding Bermuda
Is either river sand or mason's sand acceptable for sanding bermuda. I have heard benefits of both. River sand is richer but mason sand is weedfree. Both I assume lack any nutritional value but are more use for...

sandy disaster
Hi everyone. I had my shady back yard leveled, and it looks to me like any grass tha I did have will not grow over the huge amounts of sand these people put on...seriously, it looks libe a sandy beach....

Sandy Jesey Shore Country Grass
NJ Property needs grass ground cover. Before substantial renovation, a broam grass [just a guess] grew wild around this country house... Seeding has failed to establish a full lawn. What...

Sandy Soil Preparation
I live in a sandy part of Albuquerque, New Mexico. I am currently leveling out the property to prepare for a lawn. There has never been a lawn on this property. Any suggestions on what I may need...

Sanitized Topsoil
I have had a tremendous problem with weeds in my soil and mulch. Sanitized potting soil, treated to kill weed seeds, is a great solution, but quite expensive. Is there sanitized topsoil available that can be purchased...

santa ana bermuda
I have a 27 yr old santa ana bermuda lawn.performance is good,maintenance a nightmare.have torn out plants in parkway wish to replace with same type of grass,cannot find sod.live in anaheim,calif.anyone know...

scalp before or after pre-emergent
I'm in Atlanta and getting ready to put down Pre-Emergent on my Bermuda in the next week or so. Should I scalp before I put it down or should I go ahead and...

scalping it down
I just had my lawn fertilized and was wondering when and how i should scalp my lawn. I really would like to know how low to set my deck. I am using a standard rotary mower, i was told to mow twice every...

Scholarships
I was wondering about online scholarships available for students enrolled in turf management programs. I am looking for accredited websites offering turf scholarships.

Science Fair Help
Hi, I'm 12 years old and I'm doing a Science Fair Project on the effet of banana peels on St. Augustine Grass. If anybody has any resources, opinions, etc., please let me know. Thanks, Zack P.S. You can...

Science Project - Does rye really grow faster if cut
I am in third grade and my science project was to see if annual rye grew faster if cut. Grew in cups and watered 2 tbl...

Scott anual program help.... New lawn Please help
I just put "Scotts Bonus S Weed And Feed" on my St Augustine grass on March 1st "Jacksonville Fl". Scotts website says in 2 months to use...

scott bonnar
i am restoring a u13 model scott bonnar mower. i could really use a manual, can you help.

Scott Bonnar 17" Reel Mower
I have just purchased this mower. It is in excellent condition considering its age-about 20-25yrs. Can anyone point me in the direction of a workshop manual?

Scott Bonnar Model: 520073
Hi, I am seeking a manual for the above mentioned mower. Can anyone offer any help. troydk@gmail.com. Thank you.

Scott's Summer Gaurd
What's your advice on using summer gaurd on an SC fescue lawn? I used the Lesco 18-24-12 in early spring and it was great, but now having issues of browning areas that are usually my best. The suspect areas...

scotts zoysia grass seed
to my surprise i recently found such a product at homedepot.com. i was wondering if any info can be found on this. i was not aware zoysia was sold in seed. thanks.

sdge grass in st. augustine
How do you get sedge grass out of st augustine so it does not over take it?

sea isle
Approximately 6 weeks ago, we laid 1500 sq ft of sea isle sod over our drip irrigation septic field. This past week, we have noticed some brown spots scattered throughout the lawn. The rest of the lawn looks very...

sea isle 1
I have new sea isle1 sod that is seven weeks old. It has sections that are hot to the touch and die but come back after serious watering. The sod is planted on the central Texas coast next to a salt water bay. Soil is...

Sea Isle 1 (Seashore Paspalum) Seed
I would like to know if it's possible for someone to buy seed for Sea Isle 1 Seashore Paspalum?

Sea Isle Grass
Looking for opinions on Sea Isle Grass. Is it as plush as the dealer says? Will it survive with only full sun in morning and full shade from 1pm on? I'm in Austin and intended use is near swimming pool....

SeaIsle or Celebration
I have lost the battle with cinch bugs and the little St Augustine left to me by the previous homeowner is now gone. I am interested in either seailse paspalum or celebration bermuda. The sod...

Searching for tree
I am looking for 2 trees destroyed from my house outside Mobile AL by Hurricane Ivan. One my grandfather called a "sweet olive" and the other was a tree with tiny black berries that grew in bunches,...

seashore pas palum grass
need source of info and where to buy this turfgrass

seashore paspalum
Does anyone know where I can get some Seashore Paspalum seed or sprigs. I have a private golf green and just need enough to try out on it. Would pay UPS charges if you can ship it for me. Thanks. IP:...

Seashore Paspalum
Looking for firsthand information on using this type of grass for a lawn in the Jacksonville Florida area. The links to various web pages look good, but I want some first hand info for maybe...

Seashore Paspalum
Anybody with experience with Seashore Paspalum like Sea Isle 1 in East Central Florida?

seasonal
I am in houston.I need to plant some new st aug but is it too late.When should i winterize. Thanks

Sedge/kyllinga/crabgrass - help please
Hi: Backyard is 50/50 weeds and Floratam. Plan to resod or plug (depends upon costs). How do I kill the weeds (sedge, kyllinga, crabgrass and assorted...

Sedgenut Control
Does anyone have a good recipe for Purple sedgenut control in Tifway 419 bermuda

Seed
Can I plant seeds on my front lawn insted of sod. I want the Burmuda Tifway 419 grass. Is this something I can do?

Seed scrim to stop runoff
I don't really know what it's called, but I'm looking for this material you see sometimes on the banks of the interstate highways. It's a loose mesh material, probably something...

Seed Starter
I just had fresh topsoil put down. Should I get some of the seed starter fertilizer to put down before I plant my centipede seed? I have not had time for a soil test. Are the test kits you can buy at the feed...

Seedbed prep
I just tilled a small area. All the tips say to remove debris. Does that include the enormous amount of small roots(about 1/4 - 1/8 inch) I have sticking out? Does the site have to be perfect? Im planting Zenith zoysia....

seeded and sodded
I had the front half of my lawn torn up for water-main installation. Kentucky-blue sod was used in the restoration.It is never the same color as the seeded fescue mix in the rest of my lawn. Any suggestions? IP:...

Seedheads in Bermuda Grass
What is the best way to eliminate seedheads in Bermuda turf? I didn't have these little frickers last year, and now they are going crazy sporadically in the yard. I used a crabgrass preemergent in late...

Seeding a different bermuda
I have common bermuda in Dallas, TX area that I would like to "replace" with one of the hybrid seeded varieties like BlackJack, Triangle, etc. Is it possible to overseed and have the new...

Seeding Bermuda
Hello Everyone, I just recently seeded my backyard with Savannah Bermuda. I purchase the seeds from sureturf.com 4 months ago and I finally use them. My question is how long does the seeds take to germinated?...

Seeding Bermuda
What is the best way to seed bermuda? The seeds are so small that I think I would have a hard time making 10 pounds of seed go as far as it should. From what I have read, about 2 pounds per 1000 sq ft for...

seeding existing bermuda with diff. blend
I have a 9 month old sodded bermuda (dont know the type, just "standard" I guess). I would like to get it thicker laterally, and am wondering if...

Seeding In NE Florida - Recommendations
I'm located about 25 miles south of Jacksonville, FL. I have a landscape of about 1.7 acres that is in need of new grass. Sod for that area is not an option...

Seeding zenith zoysia
I have always wanted zoysia grass but not on a budget to sod. Was wondering if it is at all possible to over seed with the new zenith zoysia with a current fescue and K-bluegrass yard....

seeds don't germinate in some patches
I'm trying to grow fescue, but it seems like no matter how many times I seed and how much seed I put down, it doesn't germinate in some areas. I've tried adding...

Selecting the Appropriate Turfgrass
I recently relocated to Denham Springs, LA (near Baton Rouge) where I purchased a new home. I'm in the process of planning my lawn and need recommendations for the...

selective weedicide for st augustine
Hello, Is there a list of selective herbicides which can work in st augustine ? It appears that st augustine seems to be damaged by the broadleaf type...

Serious Brown Patch
I live in Austin, TX. and have a St. Augustine lawn. The front lawn has taken off and is doing fine. The back yard was fine, but last summer I had two large brown patch areas. This summer, however, it...

Several Zoysia questions (Atlanta area)
I have a mixed bermuda/fescue lawn in a north Atlanta, GA suburb and am considering replacing the bermuda with zoysia, using plugs. If I like it enough, I might do...

severe infestation in large garden/orchard
my mother's garden is full of old rhodedendrons, fruit trees, various other bushes including an elk's horn and japanese maple... she also has a plot set aside to...

Seville is missing its green color on blades
Newly sodded St. Augustine Seville, in Tampa, FL area. It's been in about two months, is rooted and looking very good, but just noticed some blades that...

Seville or Palmetto
I have a Seville lawn that has suffered some chinch bug damage in a couple of spots over the summer. I am having difficulty finding a sod contractor that stocks Seville sod or who is...

Seville St. Aug. & Centipede Compatibility
I'm in North Florida (Tallahassee) and will be sodding my back yard very shortly. The predominant grass in this area is Centipede with quite a few people also...

Seville vs. Palmetto
Hello All, I would really appreciate suggestions on the type of lawn to select since I'm right in the middle of preparations for resodding. I live in central Florida and am trying to decide...

Shade Grass
I live in richmond va. and the weather can get pretty hot in summer, and pretty cold in winter. My problem though, is tha my front yard is shaded most of the day, because my house faces north,...

shade grass
anybody heard of Shadescape grass seed from Southern States?

shade lawn coverage
I have one huge American Elm and can not get much lawn coverage. I have several varities of fescue but would prefer more of a bermuda type coverage. I live in North Central Oklahoma. What are the...

Shade Tolerance of St. Augustine
I plugged Del Lago into a shady area in Houston, TX and it failed to grow, after careful prep and nurturing. I've read about Amerishade and other...

shade tolerant grass
Can someone please tell me which type of shade-tolerant grass grows the best in southern California?

Shaded area
My front lawn is about a quarter acre and slopes logitudinally at about a 20 degree angle. I mention this since the water runs off very quickly. It is irrigated. The ground is very hard. It has several white oaks on it...

shaded area
i live in the birmingham area and wanted to plant z-52 in a shaded area will it work and how much area does a pallet of sod cover.

Shadey Grass
What kind of grass can i mix in with my bermuda so that my shadey (1 hr of sun a day) can stay green...it seems the only thing that thrives at the moment in those spots is clover.

Shadey Grass
What kind of grass can i mix in with my bermuda so that my shadey (1 hr of sun a day) can stay green...it seems the only thing that thrives at the moment in those spots is clover.

Shady area needs grass
Help! I live in Galveston, Texas (on the coast) and my backyard is a wasteland. We have a huge live oak growing back there and no grass! We are concerned about the amount of lead in our soil (we...

Shady Backyard
I live in Houston and am looking for a grass that is tolerable to shade and low water. Our backyard gets maybe a couple hours of sun a day and then the light is extremely filtered to complete shade....

Shady yard in Orlando FL
We live in Orlando Florida, warm and sunny. Except, in our back yard we have a very large, old camphor tree. This shades the back yard effectively, but keeps typical Florida...

shaping my lawn/grass
i have a big front lawn, and i want to shape it into an oval, circular, island type shape. but the problem is, I HAVE NO IDEA how to shape it! or what tools to use. HELP? please! IP:...

sharpening a old reel mower
just need to know how to sharpen a old push reel mower.

Shoud I reseed again this spring with fescue
I aerated and reseeded my 2nd year south carolina fescue lawn this fall after an armyworm attack. Growth is satisfactory, but still thin. Should I...

Should I fertilize Bermuda grass sod now
I just purchased a house with Bermuda grass sod (new home). It has been really cold (under 50) since we bought it about a month ago. We're going to have...

Should I kill my yard
I am planning on re-sodding my entire yard with Palmetto St. Augustine. I don't know if I should go ahead and kill off my yard first, just till it up, or just lay right over the top of the Bermuda...

Should I plug St. Augustine
I live in central Mississippi. I had a local lawn service treat my lawn last year and all of the grass in my back yard has died except a small patch of Bermuda. Most of my back yard is...

should I rake up the hay once the grass starts growing in
I am in a new house and I have a newly seeded lawn that is covered with hay. The grass is a tall fescue and it is...

Should I till before sodding
We've bought a house where the previous owners cleared out the yard, which was not grassy but overgrown, uh.. growth. Now it's just dirt and debris with trees and very little landscaping....

should i use sod or should i seed in south nji
i want to redo my front and back yard. i don't know what to use. Sod or reseed and which seed to use. i live in southern nj and i have shaded and...

Should St. Augustine grass be thatched
I bought a house in north Tampa that had been vacant for about 7 months. In that time, it appears that no watering, fertilizing or any care at all had...

signal grass
WE LIVE IN S.W. FLORIDA ON THE IMPERIAL RIVER.WE ARE ONLY ABOUT 1 MILE OR SO UP FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO CONSEQUENTLY THE RIVER IS QUITE BRACKISH. WE PLANTED SEA ISLE 1 ABOUT A YEAR AGO AND IT IS DOING FINE....

slime mold
how do you get rid of yellow slime mold? Wouldn't a solution of soap and amonium work?

slime mold/splash cups
I have slime mold/splash cups developing all over my bark mulch in my flower beds. It looks awful - kind of like an animal has been sick all over. Raking or sholving it up, only brings more the...

Slit or power seeding
I live outside Philadelphia and my home is new construction. Lawn was seeded last summer and is still fairly thin. In the fall I plan to overseed with a mixture of Bluegrass/Ryegrass/Creeping Red...

Slopes
I have attempted to plant bermuda sod on a steep slope with no luck. It tends to establish and then dies off. There is no irrigation available to the area. Will this sod survive on this steep slope or do I another type of sod

slow greens
Our super at the course I play often refuses to cut the greens below 1/4 inch/The greens are some 328 and some 419 bermuda.I understand that in the hot summer heat you need to raise the cutting height but in...

SLOW RECOVERING BERMUDA
Overseeded Tiff 44 bermuda with rye grass last fall. Mowed very close 3 weeks ago to remove the Rye grass, but the bermuda still has not recovered. even with fertilization. However, we still have not had any...

Slow Release N
What is a good brand/type of slow release N to apply to my hybrid bermuda (when it comes out of dormancy, of course)? I live in Paulding Co. GA (west of Atlanta). I've been using 16-4-8 Super Soil Life (sold at HD...

Slow to heal or what
Two years ago I overapplied atrizine to about 1/3 of my Floratam St A. yard and it pretty much killed most of it. The county agent sauid that it would spread and refill the dead spots over the course of...

slow-released fertilizer
I am David from China. Glad to be here with you guys. Now I am eager to find partners who are familiar with the slow-released fertilizer market. My company is one of the leading...

small white flying insects
when i walk around the pretty damaged area of my lawn there is a great number of such small white insects (i presume) that seem to be flying around. does anyone know what this is? the tall...

Smith Turf Farm Zoysia
First post guys and your help would be appreciated. I have some zoysia that I bought at Lowe's and it is growing well, but I want to augment the patches I have with more, but they aren't carrying it...

Smooth Bermuda Lawn in Atlanta
I'm in a power wheelchair and have a beautiful bermuda lawn that was sodded about 2 years ago. However while I don't expect a lawn to ever be as smooth as a walkway,...

Snails
We sodded our one acre lot with centipede in March 04. The grass is doing great. Then, I noticed just this past weekend... snails (very small ones) in some parts of our yard. Could this be a potential problem? Is there something we...

Snails Everywhere
I recently bought a house in Miami with extensive array of plant life. I have noticed small snails everywhere - and I mean everywhere! They are in the ground, roots and trunk of my hibiscus as well as other...

snake oil salesman
The snake oil saga begins with turf nematode lab reports that recommended several products for home lawn nematode control, Ditera, Nema, and cyclewise were listed. My quest for...

snow/moldfungas
when is the best time to put this fungascide out and what fungas will it kill or control

so,/calif.grass
We have tried everything and need help on what to plant in lawn area. Mostly shade and we have one dog. Heat here is terrible and winters can be frigid, and windy.

Soccer Field From Scratch (How To)
What's the best way to build a soccer field from scratch in a tropical climate like Jamaica (a lot like South FL or AL without the winter)... I saw a post where a member...

Soccer field grass
I am a consultant to FIFA building a soccer stadium. I have been recommended the Que Que Grass for turfing by the authorities but I haven't been able to find it anywhere. can anyone tell...

sod
We will be planting sod in late September. Due to the drought (Colorado) we are required to wait that long. In the mean time the weeds are taking over. We are about 25% covered with weeds. we pull them when we can but we...

Sod
I have an area about 50 feet by 15 feet that has had no grass there for about three years. I want to sod this area with a very thick, very green sod. I live in Albany, GA, the area will get a lot of sun light. Where I need...

Sod
I live in the Chesapeake area (15 minutes west of Va Beach) and I want to sod my backyard. My yard is mostly shaded. When is the best time of year to sod and what type should I use? I have been reading about St. Augustine and that seems to...

Sod Cutter vs. Rake vs. Tiller
So this is know my 3rd time to seed my yard with Fescue. Last fall it went well, however I didn't level my yard well and it was very lumpy. I did it again early Spring, but the worst...

Sod Farm Lists
I'm looking for a list(s) of sod farms in the south (Florida up through North Carolina and over through Tennessee)that grow over 50 acres or so of Bermuda. It's for a research project examining...

sod farming
I am trying to find information on starting a sod farm. I am located in south Florida and need to know where I should look. I need information on everything, for example, variety's of grass to use or what are...

sod farming
I am looking for information on sod farming in Missouri for a research project that I am doing for college. I was wondering if anyone would have any information

Sod Farming
My Family has been farmers in lee county S.C. for as far as I can date back. I am a college student and want to carry on the tradition but am more interested in sod than cotton, corn, soy beans and wheat. I donít...

Sod Farming info
Our company, Environmental Turf Inc., licenses our grasses to sod growers around the world. Our website offers a lot of information that you might find helpful. It is: www.environmentalturf.com. Plus, you...

Sod fighting against backyard weeds/grasses
Hubby & I are planning to sod our front yard in Southeastern Virginia with a hybrid tall thescue sod. We removed a huge 30 ft tree from...

Sod for around a new pool
I live in Montgomery, Al and we just had an inground pool put in and now we only have a bunch of rocks and dirt piled up where grass used to be. They had to build the pool up a bit so there...

Sod Grown on Plastic
I own a sod farm and am interested in growing a small plot of tifeagle (9ac) on plastic as a test. I hear that this is being done now but I have not found any reference material. Any info...

Sod has yellow spots after first cut...
I had lush dark green sod and after living in my new house for three weeks the grass was needing cut really bad. The lawncare company came out and...

Sod help in Central Florida
New to this forum but need some information from you experts ... My parents lost their mobile home during Charley and during demolition lost their lawn as well . We are ordering 17...

Sod Installation
I am building a house in the Kansas City, Kansas area and the builder is pushing to get the home done. I have told him I would not settle until all the outside work was done. He has sat on his...

Sod installers in Atlanta
I am in the process of tearing up my yard to build some retaining walls...and I need to replace the Zoysia in my front yard and install new grass in my back yard. I am looking...

Sod Looks like it is starting to die.
I installed new sod (Hybred Burmuda) about 2 weeks ago. It took off great and turned reel green. It looked to me like I was overwatering because the sod was...

Sod or Grass Seed
Hi, I'm new at lawn care and what to do with a lawn. We moved to our new home last aug. and the lawn was over run by dollar weeds, crab grass and etc. We live in Jacksonville, FL and get a lot of...

Sod Over Gravel
I recently tore out 850sf of concrete backyard and am planning to sod with KY bluegrass. After completing tear out of the concrete, I'm left with gravel underlay (pea to peach pit size rock that is...

Sod over sod
Have a previously (10 yrs.ago)bermuda sodded lawn in extremly poor condition. Had a few sod installers give me estimates to redo,and all seemed to want to spray old grass and rotortill. I have a couple...

Sod Planting
I live in Raleigh, N.C. and will be having fescue sod put down around the first two weeks of Nov. Is this a good time for this or should I wait until the spring? We are relandscaping our whole yard. I was...

Sod problems
hello, my problem is that i just had sod installed a week ago and i watered the sod every day . But the gurss turned to brown aeven the green grass is turining to brown at the top some parts are ok while...

Sod Pullers
I live in Michigan and we just laid down about 1/2 acre of sod around our new home. Within 2 days, we noticed that about 2 peices had been pulled up and away from the dirt. Since then, its gotten so much worse! We have no...

Sod recommendation-deep sand, South
I'm getting ready to sod a south-facing back yard in northern broward, 5 miles west of the coast. The soil is completely sand as deep as I've dug...

Sod Seasons
Who late in the season can you lay sod?

Sod Source Near McIntosh County, GA
Folks, I've been looking for a source of sod (bermuda, centipede) near McIntosh County GA for a reasonable price per pallet. I'll need 40 pallets and want to find...

sod vs plugs
my st augustine yard is in very bad condition. brown areas with just weeds growing and other areas full of sandspurs. with the high cost of sod i was thinking of plugging 1/2 of the yardat a time how do i...

sod water use
Hi everyone, I am reaserch scientist from Italy interested in viticulture and floor management. We have established vineyards with different ground covers (Perennial ryegrass, Tall fescue, Red fescue...

Sod web worms
Have some brown worms in my bahia grass. Think that they may be sod webworms. Have sprayed triazicide 3-4 weeks ago and put triazicide granules on the lawn 3 days ago. But continue to see the worms. What...

Sod webworms
Need advice on best practice for eliminating sod webworms from St. Augustine turf in central Florida. Large areas of turf are turning yellow, then brown, are chewed down to nubs, and many tan colored moths fly out of...

sod webworms in fesuce
We've had a very wet summer here in North Carolina, and it seems that something is creeping in to the sides of my yard and killing grass in patches roughly 4" in diameter. It only seems to be in the...

sodding
Our top soil is in bad shape. How much top soil do we need to add to sussessfully sod St. Augustine in full sun to moderate shade areas? Thanks!

Sodding North of Atlanta, question for all
I purchased my home 2 years ago, and we are finally getting to the back yard. I have a 2 year old and another on the way due in June. We are planning on...

soft grass needed that tolerates dog and kid friendly
i live in maryland on about 1/3 acre... i believe i have fescue which i like because of its green color and soft blades......

Soft green Grass wanted in West Florida
I recently moved to Florida and hate this thick bladed, weedy looking grass that is obviously the sod of choice around here. Every lawn from Tampa...

Soft soil ... Animal or BUG
My SC Sis' lawn is FESCUE and Winter Rye, she has very soft soil, no visible signs of moles, but there are little tiny holes every where in her yard. About the size of a nickle. She...

Softest Zoysia variety in south Florida
I'd like to sod with Zoysia, but I'm concerned that it will be to prickly to walk on barefoot. What is the softest Zoysia that will grow well in south...

So-Green Abernile perennial ryegrass.
Hi all. I am trying to find out what kind of grass grows at a park near my Mother in laws house. This grass stays green all year long, even under a foot of...

Soil Level before reseeding
I am about to kill my yard. I will then till it and reseed. I just wanted to know what should be the soil level, relative to sidewalk before I seed it. Thanks

Soil pH
Can someone tell me what it means when your pH is low or high. When your pH is low doesn't that mean that it will be hard to grow grass from seed. I know it acidity. My sample was 5.1 Thanks, John

soil pH, nitrogen, etc.
As I said in my other post today, I bought a newly built house in North Carolina last August. The soil is dense clay with lots of rocks 4+" below the surface with some dark topsoil I added. I've done a...

Soil Preparation for Bemuda
Came across this forum and it sounds great. I am moving into a house (san antonio, TX)that the previous owner never laid any sod down on. The weeds that are currently there are nearly 2...

Soil Sterilization
I'm trying to grow St Augustine in NW Florida and have a mess: soil borne fungus, weeds, weed seeds, grubs, nematodes, and mole crickets. Over the years I have tried to treat these problems, but with little...

Soil test in Louisiana
I am in Shreveport, La. Can anyone tell me who does soil testing in this area or here in Louisiana?

Soil type for bermuda
I live in sherman tx. The soil in my yard appears to be a real hard clay. I put down about 1/2" of sandy loam top soil before laying sod down. It appears though that grass isn't healthy enough. Should...

some yellow spot
i have notice some yellow spots in my centipedegrass and it seems to be spreading and information who be helpful. thanks

Someone please answer my help question
I need someone to answer my help question so I can quit thinking about my yard for awhile.

Something is messing with my sod
I have placed sod in my backyard. The next morning it is all messed up and torn. If I straighten it it will just get messed up again. Who or what is doing this?

Sow Bahia Seeds in October
Hello all, What a great site!!! I've can't remember a site which has so much helpful information about lawn care. Here's my dilemma. I now have enough $ to increase the...

spanish moss
Is there a way to get rid of Spanish Moss in my oak trees without killing them????. and also how do i keep my yard green year round without spending a lot of money on expensive fertilization i put out milaraganite this winter or...

sparce lawn
I just moved yo Fl. I've always had St. aug. in Tx. my bahia is very sparce is there any way to get it to grow in thicker more full

Sphagnum () moss lawn problem
I have had a major moss problem in my lawn. I believe the moss type is 'Sphagnum'. It is remarkably resilient and persistent. Every fall and spring for the last 3 years I have to rake it...

Spider Grass
I'm considering replaceing my dead St. Augustine with a ground cover called spider grass (ophiopogon planiscapus nigresens). Any experience &/or suggestions? Thanks.

Spittle Bugs
I've noticed several spittle bugs on centipede grass and it's only May. I thought spittle bugs were a summer pest. Should I spray for them now or wait until I see a lot of bugs?

spongy, leggy bermuda
I just moved to the Dallas, TX area and am very disappointed with my lawn. I moved from the Phoenix area and had Tifway 419. The grass I have now is a very low grade bermuda. In AZ I cut my grass with a reel...

Sporobolus virginicus
Hi ther everyone, I am doing an assignment on Sporobolus virginicus and have been informed that it is comercially available in the states! Can anyone give me any information on its cultural...

Spot Spray
Can anyone recommend a good general use spot spray/mix for mid-summer use in conjunction with fertilizer on Cent/St Aug? I'm using an MSMA/Three-Way combo for Bermuda/Zoysia.

Spots on blades
I have a floritam yard in Fla. I have seen with all the rain we are getting, some spots on the grass blades which looks like small burns a magnifying glass might make. Any ideas on what it may be...

spots on floratam
I have light brown spots surrounded by darker brown on my floratam. Any ideas what it is and how to treat?

Spots on my St. Augustine
I just noticed brown spots on indivdual blades of my St. Augustine grass. The spots are small, and circular and several spots appear on each individual blade of grass. The area seems to be...

Spotted Spurge in Bermuda
Im having a problem with spotted spurge. Started bermuda last year, looked great, I killed some of it ( let grow too long then cut too short, lack of knowledge ). This year it looks good and is filing...

spray
WHAT SPRAYS CAN I USE ON BUFFALO GRASS

spraying bermuda seedlings
I seeded common Bermuda in Central Arkansas 3 weeks this Monday. This was a new lawn. I have kept it watered well and all the seeds have germinated and have begun to grow. Most of the seedings...

Spreader Recommedations Needed
I agreed to go along with a fertilizer currently marketed at the local Lesco specifically for bermuda - 28-5-11. Because of the very high N% a little goes a long way. At a pound...

spreading corn meal on lawn
I am having trouble using a Scott's broadcast spreader to apply corn meal. The corn meal does not easily drop out of the exit as granular products do. I have to shake or bounce the...

Sprig Growth
I am taking a turf class at Mississippi State University and we were given an unknown warm season grass sprig(1 1/2 inches long), and told to grow to its largest possible size before the end of the...

sprigging st augustine
Hi guys, I'm new to the forum. I've just moved into a newly built house. The builder provided Bermuda grass that mostly died when they did not water it. That's ok, because I wanted to plant St....

Sprigging Tifdwarf
Could someone tell me the best method to sprig Tifdwarf. I am putting it in my backyard, several acres, and am tilling the soil 3" deep and plan on broadcasting it out by hand. But how do I make...

Spriging Machine
Could someone recommend a sturdy, simple and reliable SPRIGING MACHINE and supply me with the fullstyle of the manufacturers.

Spring Dead Spot (SDS)
Help!!!!!!!!! Bad news...Looks like I have spring dead spot. I've been researching it and it looks like all I can do is wait . Here is my situation: I have circular spots that appear bleached...the color of...

Sprinkler systems
Last season we put in a trial sprinkler system, using flexible hosing on top of the grass to establish location of the sprinkler heads. Now that we are ready to make this permanent, we need advice. What diameter...

Spyker Spreaders
Have any of ya'll used spyker spreaders before? I'm a homeowner and I have an old Vigoro spreader that was my father's, probably from about 1976 that is the same style as the Spyker model 64 that I would like....

squirell tearing up my lawn
How do i get rid of squirell's? they are digging up my lawn!Any Help Would Be appreciated. is thier anything you can put on the lawn to keep them away or mb somthing that is ultra...

squirrels eating st augustine grass
Have a serious problem with squirrels eating st augustine grass. We have tried feeding corn and water to them away from grass area. Put moth balls all over the...

st agustine
I have noticed that there are large areas of my St Augustine that appear to be "floating" on the soil. I live in the Houston area and the rest of grass is well established. In these floating areas the grass...

st agustine grass coverage
Hi,how far apart can I plant the st agustine plugs for amedium to fast coverage, say in 30 days. And can i let the dog in the yard with the plugs in the ground?

st agustine grass cultivar
need help in remembering the distance between the nodes of the diffrent st augustine grass cultivars...thanks

St Agustine Grass Seeds
Is there any place in Houston where I can purchase seeds. Thanks

st agustine sod
looking for a st agustine sod distributor in the San Francisco Bay Area or close by.

st aug
does st augustine seed?

St Aug dying a death
Help, Located in central florida and my new St Aug (bitter blue) lawn is dying a death. The extension office only said that the grass had root rot and did not offer a solution to save the good bits...

St Aug, carpetgrass
Could you suggest a product for carpetgrass in reference to St Aug grass, would this also be refered to has crabgrass in St Aug. thanks!

St Augestine grass
On my grass some of it is dark green and part is light green on the same stem of grass. What would cause this? Its not all over the yard just on spots.

St Augustin Fungus
I am in Bradenton, Florida and am suffering from what I believe is a fungus. The lawn company that does my fertilizing seems to have no clue what it is. I first notice the fungus on the trunk one of...

St Augustine
What heigh sould I mow my grass? I live in Bradenton FL.

St augustine
Before my lawn was all green now it is showing uneven growth . I am having some dead blades in between the good ones. I have check for chinch bugs and cannot find one. What do you think is the problem. I water it daily 2 time a...

St Augustine
About 2 1/2 months ago we sodded our front yard with St. Augustine. Then we had puppy problems...his favorite place to go was on the new lawn. We began to see brown spots appear. Our daughters dog has gone home and...

St Augustine
I live in VA Beach and have gotten some St Augustine plugs from a family member's yard. They are doing great and I want to get the ball rolling without digging up too much of my family's yard. Where can I find St Augustine seed?...

St Augustine
We just bought about 1800 sg feet of St Augustine and we just set the sods on the bare ground. My wife thinks it will grow without tilling the ground. The ground is soft but I think it needs to be tilled....

St Augustine - Bermuda invasion
I have St Augustine grass in my yard but have increasingly bigger spots of Bermuda grass that invades. How can I control this?

St Augustine - Seville Grass
I live in Longwood FL area. Where can I get Seville grass and is it sod or plugs?

St Augustine & chinch bug
Is there a successful maintenance program for chinch bug control?

St Augustine Aeration
Is yearly aeration and Potash application really required as part of a St Augustine maintenance program? I've never had it done. My lawn appears fine and healthy and I fear being sold...

st augustine and broad leaf weeds
in central florida with st augustine unknown type that has bermuda dispersed through it....and now has broad leaf weeds .... tried altrazine in june and killed a 10 x 10 section was it too hot??...

st augustine and broad leaf weeds
in central florida with st augustine unknown type that has bermuda dispersed through it....and now has broad leaf weeds .... tried altrazine in june and killed a 10 x 10 section was it too...

St Augustine beat up and Brown Patch
My St Augustine in the backyard has 2 problems. (1) Lately my twin boys have been riding their Power Wheels around the yard creating a circular path. In some areas there are bear...

St Augustine care
I recently had St Augustine sod laid in my yard when should I mow and / or fertilize.

St Augustine drying and dying
I have a relatively new lawn (about 5 months) and I am alarmed to see that the grass seems to be drying up and dying. I applied a St Augustine weed and feed last month and the grass...

St Augustine Dying
We put down St Augustine in the backyard about two months ago. We watered it every day for almost a month and the grass was doing wonderfully. It has been raining almost everyday here, for about...

St Augustine Fungus Trtmnt or Fertilization
I had a fungus on my st. augustine grass--after about 3 1/2 weeks of laying it down. I applied a fungus treatment about 1 1/2 weeks ago, it...

St Augustine gap filler
I recently sodded my yard with St. Augustine In the large open area out front I spaced out the pieces rather than laying them solid because of the large area to cover. Is there a grass...

st augustine grass
I have St augustine grass mixed with bermuda grass. Some of my grass is lush green, and some parts i have this bare spots of brown grass. I have some weeds on these bares spots that are brown grass. What do i...

St Augustine Grass
We just laid St Augustine grass in our parkway. We level area, toiled, etc., We laid the grass in early July, have been watering 1 1/2 hours in the morning and 1 1/2 hours in the later...

st augustine grass
What is a good fertilizer for st augustine grass and how do you keep the weeds out?

st augustine grass
What is a good fertilizer to use for st. augustine gass? How do I keep the weeds out?

St Augustine grass
I have existing St Augustine in front yard. I just sodded back yard with St Augustine. My front yard started getting a brown patch May 30. Since it has spread to other areas. Last week I noticed a few spots...

st augustine grass better to plug or resod.
my lawn right now is bahia that is overrun by weeds. i desperately need to do something. i live in east central florida tampa area. i was planning...

St Augustine grass died afer fertilizing
Hi I've applied lawn fertilizer and after about 3 weeks most of my lawn practically died. I know I over fertilized it, but how much is enough? And second...

st augustine grass dying
I just bought a home 2 months ago and the lawn was overgrown when I arrived. The first time I treated it, I only had a weedeater and I cut one section of my yard to close to the ground. I...

St Augustine Grass seed growing in my yard
I took my wife to the side of my house to show her the work an electrician did and as I was talking to her I looked down and saw a thick blade of...

St Augustine Grass Turning Brown
Help. It is after four hurricanes and an area of my grass is turning brown. Sent it for testing, soil good. We live at beach. Planted in April, sept started to turn brown....

St Augustine in Fescue
I have St Augustine creeping into my Fescue lawn. Is there a way to kill the St Augustine without harming the Fescue? Thanks

St augustine in help
Does anyone now what is the rate to applying Asulox on a pretty damaged, full of weed st.augustine grass. I think I have all the species available of weeds in my yard! Any sugestions. Thank You IP:...

St Augustine INVASION
Our neighbor planted st augustine grass and it is slowly but surely invading our bermuda grass. How can we stop this invasion without killing our bermuda grass? I've heard that maybe...

St Augustine is creeping
I need help really bad. I purchased my house about 2 years ago and my lawn is really looks good. I have worked hard to make it one of the best yards in the neighborhood. I have...

St Augustine left on a pallet for a week
It is now mostly brown. Will it survive or should I not put forth the effort?

St Augustine plugs/Wal-Mart variety
I live in between Jacksonville and Daytona Beach on Florida's east coast. When is the best time to plant St Augustine plugs to give my...

St Augustine Prep for winter
Live in Jacksonville, FL - NE Florida area. Have St. Augustine lawn. Applied Scott's Bonus S in mid Sep. According to Scott's annual plan - we should now be applying winterizer fertilizer. Is...

St Augustine problem
I need help. I live about an hour in from the coast of NC. I sodded my yard with St Augustine 3 years ago. Got all the proper soil levels, etc. For 3 years it has been beautiful and grown...

St Augustine problem
Sodded my lawn about four months ago with "palmetto". Front lawn is partially shaded while the rear is almost completely shaded. The rear (shaded) lawn started to show some yellow areas about a month...

St Augustine problem
Please check these: http://www.server501.net/st/ What do you think? Very, very hot weather around here (around 100F at day) I planted this turf about a couple of moths ago... I've been watering, I...

St Augustine problems
I have a new home in NE Florida with new St Augustine sod. After about 4 months of being down my grass is yellow and is going to seed. I used bonus S in march and milorganite about a month ago with no...

St Augustine Runners
I'm hoping someone might be able to shed some light on a problem with my St Aug grass. I've noticed that the stolons, or runners, are all on top of the grass surface, and not at the soil level. Many...

St Augustine Runners
My lawn here in Round Rock, TX is St Augustine and is about 3 years old. The first year after the sod was laid the lawn was great. The second year I noticed that there were a few 'runners' on top of...

st augustine runners
my st augustine lawn sprouts runners on top of the lawn, but only in the summer. i suspect that this is caused by either temperature, moisture or photoperiod. can these runners be...

St Augustine seed
Can seed be purchased for this grass

St Augustine seeds
My St Augustine, (I have no idea what variety it is) is seeding. Is that healthy am I doing something wrong? The parts of the yard that seed are never as lush or dark as the other parts.

St Augustine Sod
We live in Ft. Worth , Texas and just laid St Augustine sod 2.5 weeks ago. We used a starter fertilizer, so the grass is starting to take shape. However, we are starting to see nut grass. 2...

st augustine sod
i am getting ready to resod my lawn with st augustine..one place i called said their sod was 100% muck and another place was 60% muck 40% sand, which one would be better to go with?

st augustine sprigs
I live in Tampa, FL and am looking to buy some st augustine sprigs, but would prefer not to buy on line. Does anyone know where I can find these in this area?

St augustine turning colors
I live in Orlando and my St Augustine is turning purple. It is happeinnig in half of my front yard. Could somone please tell me what to do.

St Augustine under Magnolia Tree
Nov of last yr started plugging St Petersburg yard with Bitter Blue - was an ongoing effort that was, for the most part, finished in April. There's one Magnolia tree...

St Augustine vs Centipede
Hello.......I live in south Georgia....125 miles south of Atlanta on the coastal plain. I would like to sprig Palmetto St Augustine into an established centipede lawn. Would this St Augustine...

St Augustine vs. Blue Grass
My lawn is being taken over by blue grass. I recently laid St Augustine sod about 3 months ago, some spots did not take well, and we had bare spots. The blue grass has taken over these bare spots....

St Augustine vs. Cenepede
I live in Central Florida (Ocala Area) on the Lake. My backyard St. Augustine does ok, however I have a continuous problem with my front yard, chinch bugs, fungus, you name it. Do...

St Augustine wilt
Certain areas of the lawn (areas in the sun all day) seem to wilt even when watered. Starts around this time of year and never seems to recover until the following Spring. Any way to avoid this??...

St Augustine/Shade
I have a need for groundcover in some sloped, fairly shaded areas in my back yard. I'm thinking that St. Augustine may be my choice IF it'll handle the shade. The question is: How much shade...

St Augustine-Floratam Sod
I am a 1st time home owner & my yard is ALL weeds? I want to lay sod & thought of getting St Augustine Floritam but dont know if this is best way to go cause I...

St Augusting and a lot of Nutsedge
I have a St Augustine grass lawn with quite a bit of Nutsedge. Previously, someone from BASF recommended Image. I applied Image in different "test" areas in gradually...

St, Augustine "Seedheads"
I noticed that a few weeks ago, soon after greenup, my St. Augustine seemed to be sending up "seedheads". I put it in quotes because from what I know, St. Augustine doesn't generate fertile seeds (at...

St. Agustine
I live in Portsmouth Va. (hampton Roads) and I'm pretty sure I have St. Agustine,(are there different types) according to my neighbors. I've been told that you can't by seed. Why? My lawn produces these long stems...

St. Agustine going to seed
Can you pluck the seed that grows on blades of st agustine grass in central Texas and plant it??

St. Agustine Grass, Fungus
I recently planted St. Agustine Grass about three months ago. About three weeks ago, a round pactch of yellow tips in the outer section appeared. There are now worms or bugs. I was told...

St. Agustine Organic Maintence Schedule
We just bought a house and I want to start an organic program on our St. Augustine lawn. We live in north TX. I've found some schedules that are short and to the...

St. Agustine/Resell
Greetings to all. New to forum. Seeking info on who would supply me with St. Agustine grass for resell. I reside in South Texas and I understand that its the only grass that would...

St. Aug over Bermuda
Here is the situation. We recently purchased a home with Bermuda grass in front and St Aug in back. Why, we have no idea? We are only ones with Bermuda on the block with this type of grass and the previous owners...

St. Aug vs. Palisades Zoysia
If you have the time and courage to establish it, check out Palisades Zoysia. What I mean by courage is that it takes some time to establish. Your neighbors might wonder why...

St. Augestine meets Amatuer
Here is my story................ Me and My husband recently purchased our first home, and along with the new home came a lawn. Growing up in Chicago I had never been...

St. Augistine Grass herbiside
I live in central California and the housing development I live in is being invaded with St. Augistine Grass. The St. Augistine grass is hardy, however I would like to keep it from...

St. Augstine Grass in Oklahoma--will it grow
I am building a house and would like to have a lawn full of St. Augustine grass. All the yards around me are Bermuda. I think Bermda...

St. Augustine
Can Mercedes St. Augustine be plugged? When should grass be plugged? How do you get rid of weeds in Zenith Zoysia?

St. Augustine
Can you plant St. Augustine grass in Atlanta, Georgia? we burnt our grass by putting the wrong chemicals on it. We would like to start over.

St. Augustine
April 1st 16-4-8 applied.(appro. amounts per yardage) April 4th- Iron applied. (app. amounts, per yardage) I live on the coast of NC, Carolina Beach. Off the beach about .5 mile. Shaded due to large...

St. Augustine
We have Bahia grass thanks to our builder. We really wanted St. Augustine - Anyway, we have put a few pieces of sod and every week we put some plugs of St. Augustine. Will the St. Augustine...

St. Augustine
I know you probably heard this before but here goes. I moved into a new home in Miami and it is my first lawn. It has a lot of semi-dry grass all over the place and some circular dry spots in some places. I have started to...

St. augustine
Will St. Augustine grow well in the hot,dry, poor soil of Northern California?

St. Augustine
I have a St. Augustine lawn which showed discoloration in a large area in the middle in full sunlight. It then turned brown'dead' in strips directly under where the wheels of our riding...

st. augustine
in your experience will st. augustine overcome, bermuda grass. i have got bermuda invading my yard.

St. Augustine
What a wonderful forum!! I have followed with interest the ongoing questions about the war between St. Augustine and Bremuda. It appears that last year's lack of rain caused the St. Augustine to allow the Bremuda to get...

St. Augustine - Dead and Dying
I am a new home owner and obviously by the shape/color of my St. Augustine, NOT wise to the ways of good yard care. In Texas this year June was a total drought month and killed most of...

St. Augustine - Florida - Burn?
My lawn is burning in certain places. I beleive the sun is doing (not the Fertilizer) it because I see it in several of my neighbors yards. I water about 3...

St. Augustine & Dallisgrass
Location: Houston, TX Turf: St. Augustine Dallisgrass is taking over my back-yard with over 40 clumps in different areas. I tried to dig out some clumps...some of the roots were very deep into the...

St. Augustine & Nutsedge
I live in SC and have a ST Augustine lawn that is being invaded by purple nutsedge. Unfortunately, Ive been plucking, but am learning from sources that this actually makes the matter worse!...

St. Augustine & Ryegrass
It is finally cooling down out here after the heat & fires (well, some are still burning). But anyways, my St. Augustine has been so-so, and I have areas of what looks like dry...

St. Augustine & shade
Live in NE Florida and have a yard which gets very little direct sunlight (big oaks). What types or brands of St. Aug grass do well in shade? The last place I lived had lots of shade and...

St. Augustine /Bermuda mix
I have a SA/bermuda mix in my front lawn. I would prefer to have all bermuda. I thought that if I were to reseed with bermuda it would hopefully choke out the st. augustine. One: Will this work?...

St. Augustine and borders
I'm considering having my yard sodded with St. Augustine. One thing that's sort of nudged me toward my decision is that St. Augustine doesn't require a solid border in order to keep the...

St. Augustine and Pre-emergent
Is there any problem with applying a pre-emergent to St. Augustine? About half of my St. Augustine was installed about one month ago. Thanks.

St. Augustine and the wrong fertilizer!
I put Scotts Turf Builder Plus 2 on my St. Augustine. Is there any possibility that it might survive? Any recommendations or advice?

St. Augustine being overtaken
What can I do about my St. Augustine/Floratam mix being taken over by Common Bermuda from the nearby golf course?

St. Augustine Bitter Blue
I am told my grass is resistant to chinch bugs, however, i have brown areas. If this is true what is causing the brown spots?

St. Augustine Black Root Rot(Black Patch)
Established St. Augustine Southern exposure lawn suffering from fungis disease primarily subject to most intense heat all day-worst area where weeds are...

St. Augustine blades seeding
since resodding my front lawn about 3 months ago, I've had some ups and downs in keeping it healthy. No bug problems that I'm aware of (treated with Dursban as preventive...

St. Augustine brown patches
First time homeowner - didn't do any work on the yard in the fall besides a good scalp. St. Augustine seems to be coming back slow in several spots ... Watered 1 day per week most of the winter....

St. Augustine brown spots
I have noticed that the blades have little brown spots on them. And that the sections of my yard that have the spots the color of the grass alternates from dk green to...

st. augustine burnt
I just bought a house just north of fort worth, tx and it was sodded sometime in september or october. I moved in in January, and the sprinkler system was off, so I'm assuming that there wasn't...

St. Augustine cultivar ID
I have been tryin to identify the cultivar of St. Aug grass I have in my lawn in Atlanta. It is an older lawn, possibly 20-30 years. The stolons are purple and recently it started...

St. Augustine Dying and turning brown in spots
Any Sugestions? I have used Scotts Weed and Feed twice this year along with a Walt-Mart equivalent. We now have mushrooms growing and more brown/dying...

St. Augustine Dying Off
My yard was sodded with St. Aug about six weeks ago. I was told to wait 4 weeks before mowing (which I did) and then rain on the weekends has kept me from attacking it until now....

St. Augustine fertilizer
I live in central Florida and have 16,000 sq.ft. of St. Augustine (Floratam) grass. I have tried all well-known brands of fertilizer programs. From the street, the grass looks fine, but upon...

St. Augustine Fertilizer Burn
I have St. Augustine, Bermuda, and Meyerís Zoysia grass in separate areas of my yard. When I fertilize in the cooler months of spring and autumn using 29-3-4...

st. augustine fungus
I have what I believe to be leaf spot. It is pretty prevelent in the lawn and I believe to be as a result of our afternoon showers (hurray!!!). What treatment is recommended? Should I bag my grass clippings...

St. Augustine Grass
I am new to this..I am currently building a house and my contractor is going to plant 70/30 St. Agustine grass. I live in South Texas..Is this good or bad? I do not know the first thing about the...

St. Augustine Grass
I have St. Augustine grass which has been down for about 1 year. I am beginning to notice many of the grass leaves beginning to turn yellow. Can someone give me a clue as to what might be causing...

St. Augustine grass
Dear turf grass forum members: During the last two months I have planted a considerable amount of St. Augustine grass at my home in central Mississippi. After tilling the dirt, I raked out all large...

st. augustine grass
I planted new St. Augustine sod in April. There was insect damage (mole crickets)and the grass died. I started trying to come back about a month ago, but the temperature is usually 75 max...

St. Augustine Grass
St. Augustine grass growing in shady areas are not putting out runners. The grass looks healthy, but just grows straight up. What could cause this problem? Is it the shade, the soil conditions, fertilizer, etc? IP:...

St. Augustine Grass
The centipede grass in my backyard died due to not getting enough shade. I need to get the yard resodded. I had a huge shade tree cut down so the sun would hit the lawn. I have had...

st. augustine grass - new lawn
I grew up in Florida & we had a st. augustine lawn. I now live in San Diego, and want to install a new lawn in the next two (2) months. Will St. Aug. work for me? Must I use sod...

St. Augustine grass dieing
I am developing dead spots in my lawn. I had treated for chinch in early spring and weed and feed twice over the summer. I have also applied lime to lower the Ph (on recommendation to help slow...

St. Augustine Grass dying back
Good morning. I planted 9 palates of St. Augustine glass 7 weeks ago and the yard really looked great. Now, some of the most plush areas are thinning quickly. I had been watering...

St. Augustine grass has yellow spots and no roots
My lawn is 30 years old, I have always had St. Augustine and Bermuda and wanted the St. Augustine to take over. Lately my grass has turned...

st. augustine grass sod
We have just survived a tornado but our grass did not we had big tractors to come in and remove the trees, now we do not have any grass. We want to purchase St. Augustine grass sod. We...

St. Augustine grass type
How do I tell what type of St. augustine is in my yard. I purchase a thirty year old house three years ago here in the miami area and cut and watered the lawn every day. This year I got brown...

st. augustine growing over bermuda
Somehow Bermuda grass has started to grow over my St. Augustine , I need to know if the Bermuda will overtake my St. Augustine and how can I kill off the Bermuda grass...

St. Augustine in Atlanta
After trying fescue, bermuda, and emerald zoysia, I'm going to give St. Augustine a try in Atlanta. I realize I may be too far north for perfect success, but I'm optimistic....

St. Augustine in fescue
What is the best way to start St.Aug plugs in a fescue yard? Do I have to kill all of the fescue or will the St. Aug take over?

St. Augustine in sand
I live in east Texas near a lake. [ about 1 mile ] We built last fall here and the soilis very sandy and loose. I would like very much to plant St Augustine, but I don't know what to put...

st. augustine in sand
I sodded st. augustine del mar 2 years ago.South of San Antonio tx. I am in sand under oaks with partial sun.Cannot get grass to thicken up.Grass is very then.Any tips on what I should do? IP:...

st. augustine in tifgreen lawn
please instruct me on how to get rid of st augustine that has somehow invaded my tifgreen lawn.

St. Augustine is creeping!!!!!!!
I need help really bad. I purchased my house about 2 years ago and my lawn really looks good. I have worked hard to make it one of the best yards in the neighborhood. I have...

St. Augustine is dead...
...and I have his blood on my hands. The first picture shows the lawn as it looked a year ago. No food, no water, just infrequent mowing. Grass1 In the spring, a nitrogen/iron fertilizer was applied...

St. Augustine is invading my Zoysia
Help, my neighbors St. Augustine is growing into my Zoysia, what can I do to kill it out without hurting my Zoysia?

St. Augustine is struggling!
I live in Central fl and I take care of over 50 acres of land. Most of it is St. Augustine,the rest is bahia. I know I have damaged some of the St. Aug with herbicide. I also have fungus beginning. I...

St. Augustine lawn dilemma
Spring is here and most of the lawns in our neighborhood have greened up. Unfortunately for me, I have the worst looking lawn in my neighborhood making me very sad. I am from Jacksonville, Fl...

St. Augustine lawn w/annual ryegrass
When does this annual ryegrass finally die? I seeded my St. Augustine lawn in the winter with Pennington's annual ryegrass to keep the lawn green. And it...

St. Augustine Maintanence after winter time
In a few months in central/south Florida will be time to maintain our abused winter lawns. Any hints on maintaining weeds, fertilizing, mowing St....

St. Augustine Mercedes
I've purchased a pallet of St. Augustine, which my supplier refers to as "Mercedes". Apparently, this is a proprietary name, because I can't find any information on it. Is "Mercedes"...

St. Augustine- Mulch or Bag
I just purchased a home in Austin, TX with St. Augustine grass. I am experiencing Brown Patch and plan on treating it with Corn Meal (Thanks Dchall San Antonio.) My neighbor swears that...

st. augustine murder
Help! My St. Augustine lawn was the most lush and beautiful green in the 'hood here in Miami Beach, Florida. I started to see a few weeds so I bought a big bag of weed and feed at Home Depot and...

st. augustine murder
Help! My St. Augustine lawn was the most lush and beautiful green in the 'hood here in Miami Beach, Florida. I started to see a few weeds so I bought a big bag of weed and feed at Home Depot and spinkled...

St. Augustine Not Rooting
About two months ago I installed St. Augustine sod and it has never taken root. I can pull up the sod as easily as the day I put it in. The sod is about 50% green and looks...

St. Augustine on soil mixed with sand
I would like to know if it's ok to plant St. Augustine grass on a soil mixed with sand. I ordered a truck load of soil, and when they dumped it, I noticed that it was mostly...

st. augustine overtaking bahia
I was wondering if I planted st. augustine plugs in bahia backyard would the st. augustine take over?

St. Augustine overtaking Bremuda
Will cutting St. Augustine high and watering it regularily finally overtake Bremuda? The Bremuda(area 25'x15')gets full sun while the rest, in St. Augustine, is in partial sun. I am...

St. Augustine Pest
We think we have a chinch bug problem that we are trying to correct. Any suggestions on how to get the patches that have been damaged healthy again?

St. Augustine plugs in bahia
If I plant St. Augustine plugs into my existing Bahia lawn, do I need to do anything, or will the St. Augustine eventually choke out the Bahia? Thanks for any info.

St. Augustine plugs not so green
I had my lawn plugged about 2 months ago. In the last 3 weeks it has just started looking brown. Many of the plugs have brown spots on the blades and they are thinning and dying...

St. Augustine Plugs... Please Help!
First off, I'm in Southern California and I just had my front yard (which is in 2 square sections) tilled. The yard had a lot of rocks & dirt, and most rocks...

St. Augustine problems
I am a young new homeowner living in the hot and humid New Orleans area, and I believe I recently made a bad mistake by applying weed and feed too late. I applied on May 21st (StaGreen...

St. Augustine question
I live in SW Georgia. What variety of SA do I most likely have and how do I identify it? Also, How do I prep for winter? What fertilizer should I use? Thanks for the Reply. Bigcaat

St. Augustine Questions
I'm planning on aerating and verticutting my St. Augustine grass. Which should I do first and how far apart should they be (a day, a week, etc.)? Thanks!!!

St. Augustine Questions
I would appreciate any help you can give, my husband and I have struggled with this yard for 4 years and everyone has a different opinion--and all seem wrong. First, the builder did a...

St. Augustine Replant Now
I am going to be removing a part of my square lawn to create an island planter so to speak. My square lawn is St. Augustine, originally planted in sods around Mar/Apr. Well,...

St. Augustine revitalization & basic care
Hi all, I live in Southern California (Pasadena area) and have a St. Augustine lawn. We had to have sod laid in a few areas that became damaged....

St. Augustine Runners
My St. Augustine lawn has several runners over 6-8" long that have not rooted and sit on the surface of the turf. Using my Brill only removes the leaves from the runner, and occasionally...

St. Augustine Runners
What causes runners in St.Augustine grass and how do you stop it?

St. Augustine seed
Can seed be purchased for this grass

st. augustine seed stalks
I live in Ft. Worth, TX and have a mix of bermuda and st. augustine in my yard. The st. augustine has started to produce small stalks the same heighth as the rest of the...

St. Augustine Seville white spots on blades
Laid about 6 weeks ago; was doing fine but now see irregular white bands or spots on the blades, as well as some browning in areas of the lawn,...

st. Augustine sod
I live south of Columbus, Georgia. I have tried unsucessfully to grow centipede sod on my shady lot. I have many pecan trees that create this shade. I have heard that Saint Augustine sod would grow in this...

St. Augustine Sod
Question for those on the board in S. Texas. I have large dirt patches from the previous owners dog at my new house, and was wondering when would be a good time to resod for optimum...

St. augustine sod
I just laid some dormant st. augustine sod. When will it begin to green and will it spread rapidly when it does?

st. augustine sod and mole crickets
I planted St. Augustine sod in my backyard in late April/early May. In the beginning, the sod seemed to be doing fine. By mid June, the sod began to die....

St. Augustine Sod Keeps Dying
I am at wit's end with my St. Augustine (Floratam) lawn. The same areas gradually die out every year. I have taken samples into my Florida county extension office and the results have been root...

ST. AUGUSTINE SOD QUESTIONS
I am in the process of installing sod in my back/side yard and re-sodding sections of my sidewalk/front yard. But before spending my hard earned cash I wanted to do some...

St. Augustine too thick!
Over the years we've always had a very nice thick St. Augustine lawn. However, it seems like there is about 2" of extra "padding" between the ground and the blades of the grass...

St. Augustine turning yellow then dies !
I don't understand what's going on here. I just replaced a section of my grass (25 sod squares) that was totally destroyed by this too. I wanna say...

St. Augustine vs Bermuda
I am in the process of seeding my yard...I was told to use part St. Augustine and part Bermuda. Am I not correct in thinking that the St. Augustine would take over the Bermuda? I live in the deep...

St. Augustine vs Goosegrass
Is there anything that will kill Goosegrass and not kill St. Augustine? I just recently cut large sections of goosegrass out of my yard and replaced it with new sod. This worked in a...

St. Augustine w/ Dallisgrass
Hi all, First time post here... I have a front lawn here in North Texas of St. Augustine and lightly scattered with patches of Dallisgrass. What's the best way to get rid of the...

St. Augustine Weed
Howdy All The best way to describe the weed I'm talking about is a photo. But that doesn't seem to be an option. So here is my best attempt... The weed I am talking about is almost a vine; it will have many arms...

St. Augustine Weed & Feed
Is st. augustine weed & feed normally safe for bermuda grass? My neighbor has been using it on his yard which he claims is bermuda. I do not think that is what he has. The stuff he has been...

St. Augustine Weed in Baton Rouge, La- with pic
http://tinypic.com/fz6a9h.jpg This weed has pretty much already killed my entire front yard and is now encroaching into the backyard. The grass around here...

St. Augustine weeds
Hello everyone. I have St. Augustine grass and it looks great for the most part. I have weeds in a few areas that drive me nuts. My question is: is it to hot now that it is summer to put down a weed...

St. Augustine with Bermuda
My lawn is St.Augustine however there is some bermuda mixed in. I do not want the bermuda. Any suggestions on how to rid my lawn of any bermuda. Will the bermuda take over the St....

St. Augustine Yelllowing Problem
I have noticed that my St Augustine lawn is uniformly getting yellow tips. The length and size of the yellow tips are also very uniform. Can anyone help?

St. Augustine/Bermuda Mix in Austin, TX
One lawn care company recommended overseeding the bare areas in our St. Augustine lawn with Bermuda seed during this time of year. The St. Augustine grass really...

ST. AUGUSTNE IN BERMUDA
HELP!!!! MY BEAUTIFUL BERMUDA YARD IS BEING INFESTED WITH ST. AUGUSTINE FROM MY NEIGHBORS YARD. HOW DO I KILL IT W/O HARMING MY BERMUDA???????

St. Ausgustine in summer
I recently purchased a home in Austin, TX with a St. Aug. lawn. The back yard is mostly shaded, the front is half shade half intense sunlight. We had torrential rains in July, and some time...

St.Agustine yellowing
My St. Augustine grass is rapidly (in the past week) going yellow, starting at the tips, and working down the blade. This problem is on the whole yard, especially the direct sun areas. It...

St.augustine & weeds
I have a big mess in my yard,with lots of different types of grass & weeds.I seeded st.augustine & its coming in strong.How can i get rid of all the weeds in the middle of summer?Thanx in...

st.augustine dying
planted sod 13 weeks ago. water 7 day. then their after as needed. used scott's lawn care 8 weeks later. sod in clay. now i see where there are places that are completely bare. no grass at all...

St.Augustine grass
I have a St. Augustine lawn, but the other day an area had a terrific traffic(dancing over it) and the grass the next day was dry. With the proper watering will the grass come back?

St.Augustine Grass
Help, I put MSMA on my St. Augustinegrass. It has been about a week since I applied it. The grass has turned a little brown, will it die? Or am I ok. It looks as though it has just discolored some of it and...

St.Augustine problems
I live in an eastern Los Angeles, California suburb, my front and back yard lawns are St.Augustine, well established at least 10 plus years. This past fall I neglected to winterize or fertilize or do anything to it...

St.Augustine questions
I live in Southern California, 25 miles east of Los Angeles in the 'burbs. My S.A. lawns seem to be getting pretty matted & thick and I was wondering what are the standards for recognizing if the thatch is...

St.Augustine Seeding
Our St.Augustine isn't thick and long like it should be. The builder didn't put much top soil (2 Years Old) and the sod had a weed in it called torpedo grass. Should we seed with St.Augustine seed - if...

St.Augustinegrass
When is the right time to plant St. Augustine sod? [This message has been edited by dustymccall (edited 15 September 2004).]

St.Augustinegrass
HELP My St Augustinegraas is starting to turn brown.I have done everthing I was told to do with the help from the "Bulletproof Lawn"book but still it has not stopped turning brown.

Stadium Football Turf
I currently maintain the stadium football feild at the local high school. The turf is a Bermuda 419 and sports tift mix. Next spring, I would like to overseed along with the sprigging. I have been told that...

start over
I'm really "green" in the lawn care world! Our small front yard is mostly weeds, crabgrass, and grubs. We want a nice lawn of Ken. Bluegrass but weeds/etc. reign supreme. If I want green grass by summer, what do I do? IP:...

Starting 80 acre Sod Farm Puerto Rico help!
Zoysia manila(matrella) is the widest used turf. Is that a good turf? Can Zenith grow down here. Need help!!! equipment? advise? Any...

starting a fescue lawn
I just bought a house in the Atlanta area about a month ago. It was basically all 'landscaped' before, but had really become overgrown with lots of lirope, other weeds, etc. I've cleared it all out and...

Starting a new lawn by hand
I have a dead back yard, about 1000 Sq ft. It was a mix of St. Aug, lots of weeds and some odd roundleaf ground cover. I'm not even worried about the front lawn till the day...

Starting A Sod Farm In OK
Where should I go to find information on starting a sod farm in Oklahoma? Also, how would I find competitive analysis of all sod farms in the state of Oklahoma? I am looking to compile a...

Starting a sod farm... where to start
I have recently thought about retiring from three day event competitions, which allows me to free-up alot of acreage on my property, in Lancaster County,...

Starting a sod farming business
I am intersted in starting a sodfarm in the central florida to alabama area. I would like to either strt from scratch, buy an established business or go into a partnership. IP:...

Starting a Sod Service
Seeking supplier info for North Central Florida.Intrested in starting a business supplying sod installation and services to landscapers and commerical accounts

Starting a St. Augustine Lawn
I am moving into a new home on Jan. 26th and will have St. Augustine grass. How soon after the lawn is laid should I fertilize? The Lesco charts recommend a pre-emergent plus fertilizer, so I...

starting new lawns
Everything I'm reading is in nice climates; My wife and I just bought a new home and want a green lawn year-round. What can I plant that will look good and hold up through the 115+ degree...

Starting over
I live in Dallas,TX and have been battling the weeds in my yard since I have moved in. It is past the point of pulling them. The previous owners tried Bermuda, but the lawn is 40% shade. I am about to kill...

Starting over
my yard is just weeds basically and i want to just wipe the slate clean and start over... what tools can i rent or what chemicals can i use to totally kill all weeds so i can till my yard for new grass?

starting sod farm in Louisiana
I am interested in starting a new sod farm in Louisiana. Have no prior experience. Need to know all information with regards to start up costs; machinery needed; how much land needed;...

State-Certified Turfgrass Seed and Sod
Where can I find which states have turfgrass seed and turfgrass sod certification programs? Thanks.

stemmy bermuda
Last year my yard always had a white stemmy appearance after mowing. I learned it was a combination of mowing too tall and too infrequently. This year I began mowing with a reel mower at about .50 inches. Im still getting...

steps to rescue lawn
In May, we put sod grass (unknown type) in our shady backyard which died two months later. I'd like to try putting shade grass seeds in before abandoning grass altogether. Will seeds grow in the...

stickers
Anyone have any ideas on how to get rid of those pesky stickers in a baseball field?

Stilt grass
My lawn, planting beds, and my entire neighborhood are overwhelmed by a very aggressive grassy weed I've identified as microstegium vimineum, otherwise known as Japanese (or Vietnamese) Stilt Grass and...

Stolons on St Augustine
Does anyone know the color of stolons of SA Reliegh? I'm trying to figure out which variety of this SA is. It has thick green purplish stolon and I thought it looked like Floratam SA...

Straight answers on water for the St. Augustine Lawn
Lawn watering, sprinklers, and irrigation.

Strange black eggs
I have a long narrow (about a foot wide) patch in my Bermudagrass yard that's black and it looks like clusters of very tiny eggs on the leafblades. Has anyone had this and how do you treat it? Pictures to follow....

strange bug
We found a strange bug in our yard we cant identify. It is brown in color, has a "shiny" spot on its lower back that is copper colored, a small head with a "fin" on its back behind its head. It looks like a small...

Strange Grass
I have a strange grass appearing around my house it is like a couch, a bit thicker in leaf but it has a silky thread growing out of it like a spider web, it is now spreading and I am getting concerned. My lawn is...

Strange Grass
Forgot to add that I live in Victoria Australia. Thanks everyone for any info you can give me.

Strange Grass
I put in a new lawn last September. We had hurricanes, and washouts. I fixed the washouts, but with a different grass blend, (Though the bags listed the same types and amounts of seed). Now, we have this thicker bladed...

Strange St. Augustine Issue
Hello all, This is my second year dealing with St. augustine grass. The sod was laid in late Nov. early Dec. 2003. I did not cut untill late Feb. 2004 since the sod had laid pretty...

Strange thick growing rope-like grass in my centiped
I have a centipede lawn, but after I mow it, seed stalks shoot up scattered through out the lawn. They grow up in about 3 days and are...

Stray dogs Pooping in my Zoysia
How can I keep the stray dogs from pooping in my front yards Zoysia grass. I live in Atlanta, GA. There are yards on both side of my yard, but I am the only one with...

Striping, streaking and cornmeal
I watered the crap out of my new sod and the sod that was laid around the house also got it and I noticed it is getting that yellow to it, "fugui" I would guess. I also...

stumped U
I thought I asked an easy question. But I guess not. I only got one reply (posted 8-20-03 yellowing S.Augustine). The 1 reply wasn't the answer. Either this question was very hard ,this question was just asked...

Stunted Empire Zoysia
Last May (2004), I sodded with Empire Zoysia. All has been good except for last Fall when I accidentally forgot to cut nback on the watering schedule and ended up with brown patch. Now I have...

Stunted Growth in St. Augustine
I layed sod twice this year. Once in May and it took and was doing really nice. The other time was the first of July. The new sod is growning really fast, but the...

Subterreanean Clover
I am wondering about Subterranean clover. A friend of mind told me about this clover for ground cover to hold dirt in place during the winter months. I have constructed a new field and was wondering it...

sugar sand what is it
hello i went looking for a home and i found a home in which the soil is white and has plenty of weeds in the yard... would i be able to do anything immediately to handle the situation of the yard...what is...

Suggested grass to plant
We are in southern New Mexico. Climate is very dry less than 8 inches of rain a year. Lots of weeds and little rain. We are building new soccer fields and would like to know the...

Suggested grasses for warm NorCal climate zone 9
Hi All, Great site, wish I had found it sooner. I am in the Vallejo, Northern CA area, 94591, zone 9. Had our front lawn landscaped with a...

Suggestion needed in Texas
hello all, i'm in Houston Texas and have had a huge problem with my grass recently. i am in a new house (bought 2 years ago) and just started having a major problem...

summer patch
I live on Cape Cod,Ma and this year has been severe with Summer Patch. I've applied Scott's recomended product with almost no success. What do you think of Rubigan and at what rates and how often should it be applied. What's...

Summer rye
Has anyone ever heard of a warm season ryegrass that can be used for Florida summers?

Summer too late to start a lawn
Hi- We're not moving to our brand new home until July. We live about 5 hrs away right now, so we can go there only once a month. I am right in thinking that you have to water...

Superdwarf
Does anyone know what is meant by the term "superdwarf?"

superintenent positions
I am currently in the corporate world and wanting to change professions. I hold a B.S. Degree in Business and have six plus years of sales experience. What is the job market like...

Supply line to irrigation system from Meter
What size should the water pipe be from the meter to the valve assembly? My supply into the house is 3/4". I am going to use 1" valves and pipes in my...

Supply line to Sprinkler System
What size should the water pipe be from the meter to the valve assembly? My supply into the house is 3/4". I am going to use 1" valves and pipes in my irrigation system but am...

Surfactant
I am going to use Fusilade to try to kill some Bermuda spots. The instructions say to add a Surfactant. What is a Surfactant?

SW FL. novice needs advice!
I live on the west coast of FL and I have a back yard (full sun) that is a weed and bahia mix. I would like to apply seed or plugs that would eventually take over the lawn with...

SWFlorida Grass
As a recent first time homeowner, it's time to start working on the yard. It's been a mixture of weeds and sandspurs. The previous owners were definitely NOT into lawn care. I've got a...

synthic
I am a waterless grass dealer. We have the best product on the market. The average joe can even afford this product. We install and even sell do it your self kits E-mail me for info @ reation52@yahoo.com

tall fescue ,will it do well in southern california
I have never started a new lawn before. I used a seed mixture of multiple types of tall fescue with 20% blue grass. How will it due here . Any...

tall fescue help
I need to find a match for a fescue that for the life of me I cannot find. The Lawn was initially seeded with "Chesepeake Tall Fescue". Please help me!

Tall Fescue in my Bermuda!!!
Hi, I live in Dallas, TX and I have Tall Fescue growing all in my Bermuda. Its a long story...LOL. Anyway, I concsidered pulling it up, but it is all over my lot. I also considered...

Tall Fescue Problem
Please if possible could someone tell me the best way to rid my lawn of a 6'x4' patch of Tall fescue ?

Tall fescue Problem
Hello I live in San Diego Ca and I have recently planted a tall fescue lawn I bought the seed from Home Depot it was called Water Saver Turf Type 2 blended tall fescue. Well It has now been 12 days...

Tall Fescue Sod Fertilization Question
I had a landscaping company come out and regrade our yard, install drainage etc. The last day they put out some starter fertlizer and threw some fescue seed...

Tall fescue turning light green in patchy areas
Certain areas of my tall fescue lawn are turning light green in color. It's not a weed or any other type of grass overtaking it, but the fescue...

Tall Fescue vs. Zoysia
I'm a little confused here...I live in the Charlotte area of N.C., and most of my neighbors use Tall Fescue for their lawns; some with great success and others (like green-thumbless me) with moderate...

Taller sprinkler heads
How hard is it to change out sprinkler heads for taller ones. Some of the ones I have now barely clear the top of my grass. I have some rotors and misters that need changing

Tampa Area Seeding Bahia into St Augustine
I have a thick lush, St. Augustine (not sure of the variety) lawn that is beginning to suffer under severe water restrictions in my New Port Richey, FL...

TARR(Take-All Root Rott) in my St. Augustine Yard
I believe that I lost a considerable portion (70%) of my newly installed Palmetto St. Augustine yard to TARR (root rott). I had no idea what was...

Ted -- thanks for bringing that up
I was sooo certain. However, I did a little more picture research. . . this time focusing on looking at purple nutsedge. Turns out, I have both. But the purple nutsedge is by far the most...

Ted, Cohiba ever encountered this
Bought a new house. Yard is full of weeds but I am slowly gaining control. The grass is Floratam. My problem is one area the size of a small bedroom. All the grass is about dead...

Texas - Bermuda, St. Aug, Crabgrass and Spurge
Hello. I've just moved to Dallas in July and am new to home ownership (and weed control). Hopefully someone can help with the following. Backyard - Bermuda...

Texas black gumbo native soil
The soil around my property in Texas Hill country ( reg 8) may be great for adobe buildings and roadbeds but can I grow a lawn on it? This is an extremely fertile rich soil and...

Texas shade tolerant grass
My folks live north of Austin (Cedar Park Leander area) and they cannot get the grass to grow under their Live Oaks where it is shaded all day. The St. Augustine is great out in the...

Texas St Augustine
My front yard has St Augustine close to the house but around the perimeter of the yard it is mostly weeds and some other type of grass that is dying. The St Augustine is doing great and starting to...

Thanks!
I just got my reel mower this weekend and I love it! So I wanted to say thanks to those who have responded to some of my previous posts and just those in general who post great information on this site.

thatch
I have had sea isle 1 for 2 yrs. I love it, but I have yet to vetricut and I have a thick layer of thatch. how much of aproject is this and how stressful is it on the lawn. I have approx 5500 sq ft. Greg coya my...

Thatch agent
someone mentioned an "agent" to put down to guard against thatch buildup in Zoysia. Anyone know what that is and if it works?

thatch buildup--st augustine
My thatch buildup is several layers. Even when cutting the yard on the highest setting it still is cut to low. Can i just lower the blade and cut the excess buildup layers off. If so how...

thatching NEW LAWN
As a new homeowner, less than 1 yr, my lawn has developed excessive thatch in the front and backyard. Do I follow the seasonal thatch schedule. IF so, do I have to wait until May since I am in...

Thatching St. Augustine Grass
I need information about Thatching my lawn. When is the best time to do it and is it easy to do yourself or should I hire someone.

Thatching your lawn...
My lawn is now about three years old, and consists mainly of bluegrass sod. I've had excellent results with the grass, yet like everyone, I have my trouble spots. I'd like to de-thatch my lawn, then...

Thatching Zoysia Grass
My Zoysia grass has been planted many, many years ago. It is not as green as it has been in the past. Do I need to have this thatched or what do you recommend?

The dead St Augustine grass clippings... Rake
I am renting a house that we plan on buying. The front yard looks ok with st augustine but does have dead clippings, does this protect from...

The Fungus Amongus
I may have a fungus in my St. Augustine(Floritam). Parts have browned (some yellowed) and it has been raining non-stop here(in Florida). My question is if I put down Fungicide and it turns out it wasn't...

The St. Augustine Blues in Texas
We have been in our new home (suburb of Houston)since November 2002. The new grass that the builder laid was not pretty (seemed dormant) at the time. I attributed the...

thick grass
I live in Southwestern Ontario and have a problem with my lawn. I believe that my lawn should be bluegrass and rye mixture and there is a different strain that is taking over. I have been told that it is...

Thinning Bahia (Centipede Overtaking)
I'll admit that I have neglected my lawn for a while and now I the bahia is thinning and some areas are being overtaken by centipede, which I'd like to get rid of. I'm...

Thinning, Aeration
My 3,000 sq. feet of Florida St. Augustine has grown progressively thinner over the past 2-3 years. I cut it weekly at the highest setting and try to rake out thatch before it accumulates. I water deeply once a week. My...

This is my plan
I am going to put annual ryegrass for the winter and when the spring comes around I will put down centipede. There is nothing but weeds in my yard so I am going to spray round up and wait for a week or so and...

Thistle or what
I have a marathon lawn from sod that is about 10 years old. Live in Southern California. My lawn, however, is being overun with what I was told is Thistle. If so, is there any solution to ridding my self...

TIF 419 question and help needed
I put down some 419 tif in my backyard in mid January. For the most part it has established well, however there are sections where it has not grown to a height were it needs to...

Tif 419 Sod Problem
Built new house last year installed tif 419 around late Sept watered in fairly well watered all winter appeared to be coming in rather slowly. Put out a fertilizer for TX soil in early March bought from...

Tif Dwarf Mowing Heights
Regarding mowing heights on tif dwarf putting greens, is there a relationship between sustained mowing heights and root development? I am currently mowing at .25 and would like to go to .20 or...

Tifdwarf
Is this grass hard to maintain at 3/16 mowing height? I've heard that you need to verticut the grass. Anyone know how to verticut grass manually?

tiff 419
ok ...this is my second time asking...can someone pleae help us!!!!!...Help.... we bought our house from someone who didn't manage the lawn for almost two years. Tiff 419 was the original planting. Now we are having...

tiff 419 and coastal bermuda
Hi, I have a lawn that had Coastal bermuda on it before I killed it off with Round-up. I then sprigged Tifton 419 on it. Now the Coastal is coming back after a year. Does anyone know if one...

Tiff 419 browning
I have Tiff 419 and over the past couple of months have been cutting it higher than usual. Yesterday I cut it down to about a 1 1/4 and it's all brown. My neighbor says that, Tiff 419 should be cut low, about...

Tiff Grass
I built a house last summer and had Tiff grass put down, as did my neighbor. I have quite a bit of nutsedge and my neighbor has just a little. I have tried roundup, but it seems that it kills one and another pops up...

Tiff green bermuda green all year long
I've seen some tiff green lawns around my area and they seem to be green all year long. Is there a particular fertilizer or something I should be doing to keep mine from...

tiff or common
OK I've been told I have Tiff 419 bermuda because my yard was sodded and then some say it looks kinda like common bermuda. is there any way to tell the difference so I can know what I have? Like a grass ID website or...

tiffgreen lawns
I live in Altadena, Ca. and we are relandscaping our yard. My husband is insisting on tiffgreen for lawn: I think it willm be labor intensive and go brown in winter...is this true? I have not sen...

tiffgreen slow recovery
Hello all of you fellow turf lovers.I made a bad mistake last fall,I thatched in the fall. now my turf is thin and looks real bad,but in some areas it looks good. I have tiffgreen sod 6yrs old. I...

Tifgreen vs. TifSport vs Tifway 419
I have had Tifgreen over the last 10 years and liked it well enough but I am now replacing my sod and see that the other 2 choices are out there. I was looking to possibly changing...

Tifgreen vs. TifSport vs Tifway 419
I have had Tifgreen over the last 10 years and liked it well enough but I am now replacing my sod and see that the other 2 choices are out there. I was looking to possibly changing...

Tif-Sport Bermuda
I reside in Greenville South Carolina. I just installed Tif-Sport Berumda 8 days ago and thus far all seems to be doing ok. The main concern that I do have is the random weeds that have been coming up in the last two days...

TifSport Bermuda vs. Common Bermuda (which will win)
Over the past 2 years I have been gradually converting a poorly heat tolerant fescue lawn to a very nice Tifsport Bermuda lawn. The...

tifsport bermuda vs. zoysia (meyers/el toro)
I have a new house in the Nashville area. I want a warm-season grass as I am tired of the endless watering and brown-ness of fescue in the...

Tifton sod, dry spots
I have just planted tifton sod. It was dorment at the time of placement. Slowly but surely it is turning green with daily watering but I still have some yellow rectangular areas. Is there...

Tifway 2 Help
Hello, I am in Hawaii and one of the few affordable types of sod is called Tifway 2. I cannot find information on this anywhere on the internet and was wondering if anyone had information on this...

Tifway 419
Recently installed (10 days) tifway 419 sod in Savannah GA area. What would be a good irrigation schedule while sod establishes? As well after establishment?

Tifway 419 vs. Princess 77
I'm building a golf course and I'm near to taking the decision whether to use Tifway 419 or Princess 77 for fairways and tee boxes, most of the golf courses in my area...

Tifway vs Palmetto St Augustine
I am trying to make a decision between Palmetto St Augustine and Tifway Bermuda Sod. These two were the choices I have been given. I need it to do well in with moderate shade and...

Tilling for new sod...
I've read that it's not always a good idea to till before laying sod because it may encourage new weeds. I plan to sod soon and was planning to use round up twice on my yard, check the pH,...

time to fert and sod/seed
Still debating and never got a response. Sod w/St. Augustine or seed with Burmuda ? I currently have a nice green lawn with rye, but I noticed weeds are starting to grow. What should I do and...

tiny worms in sod
what are these tiny worms that seem to be cutting off grass at the dirt.

Tips on what types of grass to grow
We just recently bought a house in Fuquay Varina, NC. We moved from Apex, NC. There is exactly a 10 mile difference between the 2 houses....

Tire Depression on Bermuda
North Atlanta Area: I had some tree work done this weekend. While the company laid plywood before pulling the truck on the lawn, we noticed afterwards that the right rear dual tires...

To kill or not to kill
Iím in the process of planning a lawn renovation this coming spring. My intention is to replace the existing turf with another type of turf. A couple of years ago, I started off by using Round-Up...

To late to flatten soil
I recently tilled up my yard and planted new Tall Fescue (Pennington Rebel) seeds. After I tilled it, I used a metal rake to flatten the soil out, however it never really seemed "flat" Now the...

To much damn carpetgrass
Hello all, the problem i am having here in south florida is carpetgrass, when we moved in to this house we spent $800 on sod, laid it down and the lawn looked freakin great. then the carpet grass...

to much fertilizer
I just laid some Scott Bouns weed and feed "March 1". I am thinking of throwing down Turf Builder 1 month later "April 1" and then max guard 2 months later "june 1st" and then leaving it alone till...

To scalp or not to scalp
I'm planning on putting my grass to bed soon for the winter. Each spring I am greeted with snow mould, making the spring lawn quite patchy (and it has worsened steadily the last 3 years). I...

To wdrake
wdrake, can you give me the website you put up once before for someone that has info. on diseases.

To wdrake
I ask you last year to give out the website for diseases and you did, but at that time my printer wasn't working. It's working now and would you please give it to me one last time. Thanks

Too late in Season
I am thinking about laying 23 pallots of St. Augustine in a couple weeks and I want to know if it is too late in the season to do so. I live in Orlando, FL. The people I am buying it from won't tell...

too late to lay zoysia sod
I will be finishing the dirt work for my new home and will sod my yard with zoysia either now or later. I can either throw our rye grass now and lay sod in the...

Too late to plant
Would it be useless to plant Bermuda this late in the year? I am in N.W. Louisiana.

Too late to sod
I live in central New Jersey and I am thinking about re-doing my front lawn with bluegrass sod. Is it too late in the year to be doing this? Any pointers?

too many earthworms
I realize some earthworms are good- But my lawn has become an earthworm haven. The castings are causing many lumpy areas and beginning to kill the grass. Any suggestions for reducing the population? I...

too many rocks not enough grass
I recently purchased a some property and had a manufactured home placed on it. During the backfilling time i nooticed that there was much rock in the soil and now it looks like my...

Too much to mulch
I've got a YardMan walk-behind mulching mower. Most of the time when I cut, especially for a few weeks after fertilizing or a few days after rain, I have a really hard time mulching. The grass clipings clump up...

Too MUCH Water
My lawn (St. Augustine grass, in Jacksonville, FL)looks terrible, and I HAD a lawn service doing the fertliizing for me! They guy spraying it said there was "too much water, that I need gutters, and...

Too much water/rain on new lawn
I moved into a new house back in Dec (04), the lawn was sodded with St. Augustine grass back in Oct (04). I have a concern about the lawn receiving too much water/rain. The area we live...

Too much weed killer
My wife decided to kill the weeds in our lawn and applied weed killer to it. Four days later, everywhere where she applied the stuff, the lawn is brown, like burnt. Is it dead? What on earth could have...

Top dressing El-Toro
Should I fertilize my 2 yr old El-Toro lawn after I core areate & top dress w/sand? If so what kind of fert. and how much? What about chicken litter?

Topdressing Bermuda
I have a new bermuda hybrid lawn (sod was laid this past December) in an area that was formerly woods (new home construction). The surface of my lawn is very "wavy" and does not get...

topdressing emerald zoysia and bermuda
I live in Atlanta, Georgia and have had emerald zoysia and bermuda for ten years in my yard. 1. What is the maximum amount of sand I can put on my two grasses for...

Top-Dressing St. Augustine in Coastal Texas
I live near Houston, Texas and have about an acre of Raliegh St. Augustine that is about 4 years old from sodding. Unfortunately the builder did little to properly...

Topdressing w/sand - by machine
I had my lawn professionally graded prior to laying sod. Although, I love the grass and the lawn is looking good, I have a real problem with lawn unevenness. The sod...

Topdressing Zoysia
I have a Zoysia lawn that needs some minor fills and leveling. I have heard that topdressing the lawn with 1/4 inch of sand/soil mixture will do this. Is there a prefered ratio of soil to sand? Also is there a...

Topdressing...
Looking for the most cost effective method to topdress 10 week old California greens?? Average size is 5000 7000 sq/ft.Any creative ideas???

torpedo grass
I live in southern Louisiana near Lake Pontchartrain. I am having a big problem with my centipede lawn beig invaded by torpedo grass. A neighbor told me that there was a product recently put on market that would help control...

Torpedo Grass
We have a problem. The pond in our back yard extends for several houses. The pond was free from weeds and grasses until a few years ago. Now there is torpedo grass coming from 4 houses down and...

Torpedo Grass
Anyone know of a GOOD control of torpedo grass?? I am starting to get it from my neighbors yard...need to head it off if I can!!!

torpedo grass
Any controls for torpedo grass in tifway 419 bermuda? Right now I'm having to spray with RoundUp and resod.

Torpedo Grass in Floratam Lawn
What is the best way to get rid of torpedo grass while maintaining my Floratam lawn?

Total Lawn Kill
We bought a house where the previous owners were quite successful in growing everything (ie weeds) but grass. We have decided to do a total kill using a pest control company. I believe they are...

Tow Behind Dethatcher
How well do the tow behind dethatchers work. Here is the kind I am considering buying: http://www.brinly.com/products/dethatcher/dethatcher40.htm I live in the FL panhandle and have centipede grass with a...

Traffic area's & aeration
I have a St Augustine lawn & areas w/ heavy traffic the grass is green & living but never gets any height & is somewhat bare. There is no way to avoid the traffic. What can I do ? Is overseeding...

Trans.Zone $Spot plea for help
Here in Lou. Ky., superintendents all over the city are dealing with some unusuall strain of dollar spot in cool season turfs of all kind. The disease seems to attack...

Treating Rescue Grass in New Bermuda Sod
I live in Texas, and I just moved into a new house last October. The yard was sodded with tiff-bermuda. Unfortunately, the root system didn't get established...

treating rust in Zoysia
I have a rusting in my Zoysia. I have treated it with a fungicide called Daconil. I have been told that my brown patches are from this fungicide. Will the treatment with Daconil bring the...

treating st. agustine/floratam
Hi, i am in Tampa, Fl. My sod is has been in about 90 days. i have put out Scott's bonus S and have had good results. i have some areas that are more green than others though....

treating zoysia sod
I have been told that one shouldn't treat sod for weeds until it is at least one year old. But I have also been told that I could treat it whenever. Which is true?

Tree pruning for tree health and turf
I need to document for my wife that it is, not just OK, but better for long term tree health to prune a tree. Our back yard is full shade due to four large oak and...

trees
What are the names of the trees that grow tall and slim, it's a pine of some sort,that makes a soothing sound when the wind blows through it. Also, where could I get some? Thankyou P.S. This is in the Treasure Coast, Vero...

Triangle Area NC - Lawn Help Needed - Aeration Timing
Lawn is in need of much repair...starting with aeration. But is it too late in the season to do this in central North...

Trimec Plus on Seashore paspalum
Does anyone know if Trimec Plus is safe on a seashore paspalum lawn?

Trimmer front throw real mower
Was wondering if anyone knows where or how we can sell our Trimmer mower (besides ebay)? It's in good condition and still runs, in fact my husband is mowing our...

Trimming plugs
Hi, I have recently started a zoysia lawn via plugs. The plugs seem to have caught on well, there is a fair amount of vertical growth on the plugs though. If I trim the plugs, will this enhance the...

TROPICAL ZOYSIA IDENTIFICATION
I recently purchased some sod and I am trying to learn more about it. Problem is I don't know what kind of sod I bought. I bought the sod from a farm in Hawaii. They had Emerald...

Trouble w/St Augustine sodded by builder
Hello, I just found this board today. We bought our house a year ago. 1/2 acre lot, not very level. The builder sodded with St Augusting (yup, here in...

Tru green chemlawn
Is tru green as good as they say they are? Are they worth the 30 dollars a month to keep my grass well or are they a scam. I have Floratam thats about 8 months old.

Truckster doors question
does anyone know if doors from a 1988 4 wheel truckster will fit a 1980 three wheel truckster. how can i find out?

trying to establish a centipede yard from seed
We have overseeded an existing yard with Emerald Ice Centipede. Are there pictures of what newly germinated centipede looks like and if so,...

Trying to establish a new lawn
Can you grass-gurus help me!? I live in Ky and have been trying to plant a new lawn all spring-summer. The problem has become that the entire yard is virtually clay,...

Trying to get rid of St Aug in Bermuda
I read somewhere on one of the postings that there was a tool that could be used to pull up the runners from the St Aug grass...can anyone help me out? We have...

Trying to identify Insects in the yard
Hi, I have a problem in my yard with mounds of dirt. ( lots of them) small with a small hole in the middle. They are everywhere and almost look like ant hills but...

trying to raise a phoenix from the ashes. please help
hello i am new to turfgrass as a member but have been reading many of the posts made here for a while. my problem is that i moved into a new home...

Tufted Lovegrass
I have a severe tufted lovegrass problem in my zoysia and tifway bermudagrass. Does anyone know how to get rid of this grass? MSMA, 24d and some others will not even turn it yellow. If anyone knows an answer, please...

turf & sod farming
I am looking for any information on starting a sod farm. I ran a small landscaping service for a few years but am otherwise a novice. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Turf 2 Max - can this really work
Has anyone ever heard of Turf 2 Max, and if so, can it possibly do what they say it does? I've got very heavy clay soil and this would be a dream come true if it worked......

turf block and right type of grass
i'm designing a driveway and parking lot for a park in downtown miami and I'm interested in using some type of precast paver that would allow for grass to grow...

Turf Choices For Atlanta, Georgia
After reading earlier posts, it seems that centipede grass is supposed to be the best suited to the Atlanta area. Unfortunately, I'm not a big fan of centipede grass. Is there...

Turf Grass for San Diego
I am interested in Zoysia for San Diego and really like the Turf I have seen in Maryland which I believe is Meyers 52. They seem to sell something called El Toro out here, but...

Turf Grass Fungicide
Can anyone recommend a liquid copper fungicide to apply via pump up sprayer as an adjunct to granular fungicide applications? The turf is centipede. Any pointers are greatly appreciated!

Turf Grass Schools
My son is interested in going to a four year school for Turfgrass Mgmt. Are there any rankings or lists for the top schools ?

turf identification book
hi, can anybody please recommend a good turf id book for cool season grasses, preferably for turf that has been cut, so leaf id is important,,, thanx

turf in UTAH
I am building a home in South Jordan, UT 84095 (just 10-15 miles south of Salt Lake City). I am interested in planting a water tolerent grass instead of the standard Kentucky Bluegrass. I have dabbled in the past...

Turf Kill Zone 4-5
We currently are attempting to find a replacement grass for areas under Colorado Spruce and other conifers in our cemetery. These are mature trees (80-120 years old) that are limbed to the 12-15 ft area...

Turf management expert needed to author professional reference book
Turf management/groundskeeping professionals needed to write books for McGraw-Hill. We need people...

Turf management irrigation and/or erosion experts needed to author books
Hello, My name is Victoria Roberts, Acquisitions Director for Lone Wolf Enterprises,...

turf mixes with clover
Hello, I'm trying to find a source for a lawn seed mix that includes white clover (or other nitrogen-fixer) and one or more grass species that are drought-tolerant, and slow- or low-growing. Concept...

Turf on a roof
Hello All , I was wondering if anyone could give me advice on how to go about turfing my roof . I have a 4*8 meter flat roof on the top of my flat (in London, England) that I would like to turf . The roof is...

turf programs
I am going to be returning to school to study turf and i was just wondering if anybody could give me some insight on wether or not going to a small public school(SUNY Delhi), as i am a resident of New York and that...

Turf Protection System
Can anyone point me in the right direction? I'm planting Bermuda grass in a shopping center parking lot near the Beach in North Fla. I'm looking for a plastic type underlayment to keep...

Turf Survey
Weed survey.

Turf turning yellow
I planted Pennington Enviroblend in the fall and am noticing some yellowing in my lawn. These patches are not circular or have any definate shape but they are up to 20' in diameter and have green heathy...

Turf type bermuda seed
I live in the Dallas area and was wandering if anyone has any experience with any of the hybrid type seed varieties for a new lawn. ie. Bermuda Triangle, La Prima, etc. Is the Princee77 to...

Turf Website
You might find this website interesting. It shows how to build a USGA putting green, tee box, and sod wall bunker by using over 100 pictures. www.kinipela.ca

Turf Yellowing
Experiencing unbelievable turf yellowing with the heavy summer rains. Can't seem to correct even with heavy iron applications. Anyone having similar problems and any luck correcting ??

Turffalo
Does anyone have any experience (good or bad) with Turffalo (http://www.turffalo.com/)? It was mentioned on a weekly gardening radio show this week and sounds interesting. It's a hybrid buffalo grass that apparently...

Turfgrass
I'm looking to go to college in California. I want to know if there are any colleges in California that offer turfgrass courses. If so, what colleges are there?

Turfgrass choice for Gainesville, FL
I am trying to decide on a turfgrass to re-sod my lawn in Gainesville, FL (north central Florida) and would welcome suggestions from this newsgroup. Below is a...

Turfgrass Colleges and Universities
Here is the Open Directory http://dmoz.org list of some of the more progressive Turfgrass Science study programs in the U.S. and Canada:...

Turfgrass convention
Hello to all: I just left day one of the Green Industry Expo in Atlantic City. I have some intresting things to report: From The USGA: There are several research projects in the works. To many to...

Turfgrass for Shade & Pets - Atlanta, GA
What type of grass do you recommend for a shady yard? I'd also like to sod. When is the best time? My backyard is a mudpit thanks to heavy rain and a newly adopted...

Turfgrass Help
I live in Coppell, near Dallas. I have a partially shaded yard which was St. Augustine last year. I used round up and replaced it with Bermuda seed. The bermuda came up fine and I thought it was doing...

Turfgrass in Utah
I have a nasty, uneven, high maintenance bluegrass lawn. Soon, this will be a memory replaced by a nice level grass-free yard. I plan to seed in the next few weeks and I'ming for information and/or...

TurfGrass Intern/experience USA
Hi Im currently studing a three year HND sandwich course in Golf Course Management in Cheshire, England,UK do you know of any grass turf interns in the US (other than from the...

Turf-grass Mgmt Interns
Hello, My golf course was just bought by new owners, they wish to upgrade the Superintendent's staff. I thought turf-grass interns would be a good idea. How do I find the right...

Turfgrass.com is P3P compliant
According to The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Turfgrass.com has joined 300 of the world's web sites in being the first to implement P3P privacy. P3P Compliant Sites The World Wide...

Turtlegrass
I am trying to find a product called Turtlegrass. I found it once and now can't seem to locate it anywhere. I live in Arizona and need to plant it right away before the temps go over 100.

two types of grass
i have two types of grass? and several weeds. how do i tell what kinds of grass they are, and how do i get rid of the weeds?

Type of fertilizer to use and herbicide
First I haven't done a soil test on my yard. It is currently filled with broadleaf weeds which I have been able to get rid in the past. I also have a few spots of crabgrass...

Type of grass
Hello was looking up info., but couldn't find any so deciding to ask a question. Well we moved here to Sugar Land, Tx and we don't know the grass type of our grass. How could we possibly find out? Also our grass is...

type of grass for central Florida
What type of grass would work for Polk county, central Florida for a poplar tree shaded sandy yard? Now mostly bare with weeds and some grassy patches.

type of grass for central Florida
What type of grass would work for Pinellas county, central Florida for an oak tree medium-shaded sandy yard? Mostly bare with weeds? Thanks!

type of grass for North Florida
I live in Panama City Florida in the panhandle about 1/4 mile from the gulf. I am landscaping a new lawn and would like a good grass other than Centipede because of...

type of grass to plant, Atlanta, GA
Hi, Been reading the board and got some good info but I wanted to see what people thought. First my front yard was sodded when we moved in 3 years ago. It looks...

type of sod
I am building a house and have chosen to have palmetto sod put in. I have been told that it was "all wet" and needed to pick another type of sod. What would you recommend that would do well in the North...

Types of Fescue
I am currently looking into laying sod in an area that should hopefully get 4-5 hours of sun per day once I get all the trees knocked down. I've got two choices from my local sod farmer here in Ohio, Turf Type...

types of grass
I live in Miami florida and have a small backyard. what type of grass would be good since some of the yard is shaded by palms and plants. i've been told floritam is good, but i'm not sure. i also have...

UBBCode Explained
UBBCode is a variation on the HTML tags you may already be familiar with.

UGH...Help...Power Company ripped up new sod
Ok, I have had sod put down 1.5 months ago....it was looking great (FLoratam). I am in the Tampa Area of FL. ANyway, they ripped up a huge area, dug a 5 ft trench and...

Ultra thick Seville in direct sun
Help. Unfortunately installed Pursley Seville 3 years ago in a full sun-lite front yard. Its not a dwarf in sun. Over past year or so, have been having problems...

Unattached Bermuda Runners
I mowed yesterday and I noticed runners sticking up. It appears to be bermuda runners, but is there something else it could be? I'm moving a little bit lower than normal at 1.5",...

unconventional fertilizer
Can dog poop be mixed in to top soil and used as a fertilizer before seeding a new lawn? I have a dog, he makes a ton I gotta turn the ground anyway. So what do you think? Or is cow...

uncut grass
Need to plant grass or cover which requires no cutting and low/no maintainance on 1 acre(60% level, 40% slope of 15 degrees. I live in Pittsburgh, Pa. Thanks in advance for any help. Bob

Uncut red fescue
We are trying to establish an uncut creeping red fescue lawn with the characteristic graceful swirling patterns it gets when it lays down. The grass has been in for several years now. The last two...

uneven front lawn, please help if you can
My yard is new, my back yard shines with green grass as I took great care for weeks after I laid the sod. The front is getting there but no...

Uneven ground/bermuda lawn
I guess my yard wasn't as evenly landscaped as I thought when we installed a hybrid bermuda sod. 1 year later, our lawn is tremendously uneven. Some parts of the bermuda are...

uneven lawn
Live in Miami and over the years, heavy flooding has made my backyard uneven. It is 6 inches lower in certain spots especially nearer to the back fence. What do you recommend to fill in these low areas where...

uneven lawn
does anybody know ..... how much a roller would cost to purchase? and how many times do you suggest to roll ? weekly,monthly ? etc?

Uneven New Lawn
Iíve recently purchased a new home in San Antonio. The builder did not allow me the option of the type of grass to put in my yard. H&H Landscaping has poorly laid tiff 419 over my entire lawn. The final...

unidentified seed pod in my st.augustine
I have noticed as of late that my St.Augustine lawn has what looks like shoots coming out of it. They resemble seed pods. Does anyone know what this is or whether...

Unknown Weed in Bermuda
I live in South Louisiana and have bermuda grass. A new weed appeared last summer and has returned this summer. I need help fighting this tough little purple ground crawler. I have been using MSMA and am...

Unusal warm weather
My question is this; with the crazy warm weather we have been having in GA. What will be the effect of critters come spring/ summer? Everything is confused right now. Grass still green, perinals in bloom, and...

Unwanted Grass
I have a small fenced, dog play pen, area just off my patio. I would like to kill off the grass in this area. My little dogs (2 @ 4 pounds each) do not like the grass. If I use "Round-Up" to kill this grass and put down gravel....

URGENT
hi, i was supposed to take care of a friends lawn while he was on vacation, mainly watering, well i was irresponsible and i forgot, last night i remembered what he told me and i drove to his place only to see the 80% of...

URGENT HELP!!! Wrong grass seeded!
Hello! I hope someone can help me with this problem. I am purchasing a newly-constructed house in Charlotte, North Carolina. The builder typically does a...

Urine smell
How do I get this awful dog urine smell to go away from my synthetic lawn. Water alone does not seem to help much when it gets to 90+, the smell seems to be coming back from under the turf. Any ideas? IP:...

Used Wrong Scotts Weed & Feed on Floritam
Can someone please help me? I used the wrong Scotts Weed & Feed on my Floritam lawn and it has turned brown. Is there any help for it at this point? The...

Using a reel mower right
I just purchased my first McLane Reel Mower at a yard sale yesterday. 20" 7blade. All in great shape. Sharp blades. It is self-propelled and I notice after gowing over my complete...

vandalised sprinklers
Hello, We're having a bit of a problem with persistent buggering up of sprinklers. At one 3 hectare sportsfield alone, we've had over 500 sprinkler heads kicked off since the start of the...

Vandalism to my Lawn (Bermuda)
It appears that someone has purposely put down a chemical of some sort to discolor our lawn. It is evident because the damage only occurs on the edges where they can walk or drive...

Variegated Bermuda
Has anyone ever seen variegated bermudagrass? Does it exist? I planted Yukon bermuda last fall. This spring I noticed an area that looked white and I thought Something was wrong with the grass. I looked closer and...

Varieties of St. Augustine in NE FL shade
I was just told by a sod supplier that it is too late to lay Palmetto sod down; that it should be done between October and February if any of it is...

variety of st augustine verification
hello Does anyone know what variety this SA is? They have thick purplish stolon and looks to be blue green color. I thought it was floratam but the guy from...

VERTA CUTTING
I need all the help I can get on vertucutting zoysia grass like what is the time to do it? how deep do i cut? how do i know when to cut it? we cut the grass with a rotary mower now at 4" high all year around the grass is...

Verticut
I own a 20" McLain and was curious as to whether a 20" Verticut reel is available as an aftermarket option? I know the reels can be changed out on golf course mowers for verti-cutting and was wondering if the McLane was adaptable....

Verticut St. Augustine grass
I saw an article in the local newspaper indicating to verticut St. Augustine grass. What is verticutting, and how can that be done? What are the benefits? What...

Verti-cutting
Verti-cutting can improve all Florida lawns. Much information on the timing, and how Verti-cutting of St.Augustine lawns should be done, is wrong. If you view the photo on the University of Florida web site ( on...

Vine weed
My yard is being taken over by a vine type weed. I haven't ID'ed it yet but, I am told that this stuff is difficult to kill off. Please assist with suggestions and URL's. Thank you. -Setec

Virginia Buttonweed in St. Augustine - need help
I resodded about 2 months ago, and now the entire area I put down is completely infested with Virginia Buttonweed. Nobody around here (Lakeland, FL) can tell...

Volcanoes in my grass
Can some one help? Our side yard is covered with tiny mounds of dirt, with a hole in the top about the diameter of a pencil. They're everywhere! I've never seen anything crawl in or out, but it...

want to switch to a new grass
i live on the west coast of florida and currently have bahia grass. we hate it and would like to switch. my husband wants saint augustine because it gets pretty green and...

wanted - small stolon planter
I am looking for a small, one man (self-propelled or trailable behind a lawn tractor)stolon (runner) planter for a St. Augustine sod farm in southern Mexico. Does...

Water Grass
I had sod laid this past spring. I put down Kentucky Blue Grass. I now have what I call water grass (I don't know the real name of it) growing in between the seams of the sod. It grows much faster...

Water 'n Seed
We have a rather large bare spot in our front yard from county maintenance.We seeded it on 5-15-05 with centipede.How much water should we be applying? How often? We are in southeast Alabama.Thanks in advance...

Water Pump,Turf Farm Listings, Posting pictures of Grass
i want to say that i close on a home this week down here in miami and i am excited about getting started on the yard. i will work on the...

water schedule for new sod
i had sod laid last saturday, it took about 4 hours. i was not able to start watering until the installation was complete. at the time i had 5 sprinklers to cover the 10,000 sqft area. the sod...

Water use restrictions
Would you join other turfgrass managers in accepting water meters and monitoring of irrigation systems, as a means to achieve water use reductions, instead of arbitrary hours and days? This is the...

WATERING
i just installed a new sprinkler system a few months ago....and i was wondering whats better ... watering a little everyday or alot once every few days.... thanks

watering and mowing bermuda plugs
I planted bermuda scraps(full pieces and plugs) about 5 weeks ago. I was just wondering should I water and mow it the same way as an established bermuda lawn(water once a week...

Watering and the water from the night
If I read correctly I should only give my grass 1 inch of water a week, St Augustine and maybe a little more in the summer. Now when I wake up in the morning the...

watering in winter
Should I continue watering my either my centipede or fescue in winter? I am in ATL. . . the high today was about 65 and the lows probably close to 35 at night. . .

Watering new Fescue Sod
Dear Freinds, I Just put 3,300 sq feet of new fescue sod. I was told that I need to water it a lot for the next 6 weeks. I'm currently watering 825 sq feet at a time starting at 5:30am and at...

Watering Newly Seeded Lawn
I finally got around to doing all the required prep work, spread a starter fertilizer, and also my bermuda seed using a broadcast spreader. Now I'm wondering how much I should be...

Watering patterns for new zoysia sod
I have myers zoysia sod getting laid next week & was looking for any advice for the initial care or watering patterns for my new lawn. Any recommendations or...

watering schedule for new lawn
We just planted a new St. Augustine lawn this week. Unfortunately, the cold temperatures (35 at the low) arrived here in Miami at the same time! The gardener recommended watering...

watering St Augustine everyday
I noticed that when the houses built around the neighborhood they would lay sod and sort of forget about it for a week or more. The new grass would turn or start to turn...

Watering St. Augustine -- how often
My St. Augustine grass lawn was laid down in October of 2002 and is now pretty well established. I recently spread some St. Augustine weed and feed. The...

watering systems
Could you tell me what you think about watering lawns by exudation system?

watering, city water w/chlorine
Will watering new sod with city water that is high in chlorine damage my new sod.

Waterlogged lawn
Living in mid-east Texas, in the tall pine area has presented a problem of waterlogged lawn. We can't improve drainage much. The St. Augustine grass gives up and dies. We don't know if it's...

Waterlogged New Bermuda Sod
Recently moved into a new house (beginning of September) The yard was sodded with Bermuda and was coming along very well considering the drought in our region and watering...

wdrake
Can you please give me the address one more time that has pictures and info on diseases? Thanks

We have sandy soil, lots of shade and an erosion problem
We live in Oklahoma, have sandy soil, many trees and an erosion problem next to our steep driveway. What type(s) of...

weathermiser link
Hi! The link that points to Weathermiser.com explains it as a sprinkler timer, but it's actually a device that predicts rain and interrupts the timer until the grass actually needs it. No more...

weed control + insect control + fertilizer for St. Augustine/Floratame
Does anybody make a product that is a weed control + insect control + fertilizer for St....

Weed Control In Bahia
Hello, I live in North Florida and planted 3 acres of Argentia Bahia this fall which is now coming up. Unfortunatly many weeds are also coming up. I have been told that with good...

weed control in Floratam grass
Most weed control sprays state (do not use on Floratam). What type of weed killer can you use on dollar weed ect.

weed control on newly seeded / sodded lawn
Just a quick question -- I own a new home in Oklahoma, with part of the lawn newly sodded in March / April (U-3 bermuda), and part of it seeded with a...

Weed Database
Is there any web site with a weed database that I can use. I live in Puerto Rico and there's weed that's almost invincible, I pull it off complete with the roots by hand and keeps growing again. I think grass on my lawn is Meyer...

weed grass
I just installed a new lawn from seed. A different kind of grass is coming up here and there. This grass has yellowish green brawder leaves. It sprawls out on thicket stems. It seeds appear on stems that are about 2 to 3 inches...

Weed ID help, Please!
I am in N.W. Louisiana. I have a MAJOR weed problem & need some identification & help eradicating these in my yard. Grass is centipede & bermuda. Hopefully something will kill the weeds & be ok for both...

Weed ID please...
I'll try linking directly to the idividual pics. Someone please try to identify and let me know how to kill them... First Weed (kind of grows in thick patches)...

Weed identification
I have A floratam lawn. I am beginning to get a weed that some people have told me is "carpetgrass" and that there is nothing I can do to get rid of it short of using roundup. It basically grows below the surface of...

Weed Identification
Greetings, this is my first post. I'm located in SE Georgia and I have a weed identification question. This weed has runners that are somewhat woody and are purplish in color. The leaves have a similar color as well....

Weed identification - Seville Lawn
Help!!!! I've been pretty faithful in using Scott's bonus S on my Seville lawn. Currently, I have the follow weeds in the yard, more so in the back (more sun) than in the front (filtered...

Weed Indentification
Weed Identification, Sorry! I am from Charlottesville, VA. Thanks to this forum I have ID'd the Virginia buttonweed. I moved here about 3 years ago from the midwest and I am just learning. I have another weed. It...

Weed kill before new lawn installation
Will keep this short and sweet. New home construction, hired landscape bozo in May - he skipped out on us and we are now growing healthy weeds. Have been told...

Weed Killer For Bermuda Grass
What is the best weed killer to use on a Bermuda yard. When the Bermuda goes dormat these weeds will shine. So I need something that won't harm the Bermuda and will kill those...

Weed killer for SeaIsle grass
We have put down SeaIsle grass on our lawn here in Corpus Christi. Do you know of a weed killer that is safe for this type of grass?

Weed killer safe for lakeside
Anyone know of an all around weed killer that is safe for use on the edge of a lake. We can't get the lawnmower to it because of steep ground and would like to spray it and kill...

WEED or bermuda seed
This year has been my first experience with bermuda. I have a lawn of mostly bermuda and some centipede in south georgia. Over the last month some patches about one foot in diameter have appeared which look like...

Weed prblem, need help!!
The problem I'm having is that I've just started to treat my yard and as my weeds are dying, it starting to reveal areas that don't have any grass cover. The areas that have grass are beautiful(Bermuda)....

Weed Taking Over Centipede
Please look at the weed at the following website and idenfity it. It's getting to be a real problem in my centipede lawn....

weed that looks like St. Augustine
I have a grass growing in parts of my lawn that looks almost identical to St. Augustine. It spreads by above ground stolons and the leaf blades are rounded at...

Weed/Grass Infesting Tall Fescue Lawn
Hi, I've got a nuisance grass that is starting to spring up in a tall fescue lawn in Nashville. I can't tell if it's Bermuda, but it might be. I've got a picture that I...

WEEDICIDE
HOW KLOBEN-25 IS USED & WHAT ARE ITS CHARACTERISTICS?

Weeding tools
What are some of the best tools for removing weeds from planters and landscaping?

Weedkiller on St. Augustine
Someone sprayed circles in my yard with weedkiller. I have planted some new squares and some plugs of grass. What is the best method of getting the grass to take.

Weedless Bermuda
I'll try to make this short. I'm in North Texas, McKinney, I have an irrigation system, and on average, I mowed twice a week last summer. My (first) home came from a family that mowed,...

Weeds
Well I bought my house and had to leave on a deployment. I come back home to this. [IMG]http://img52.exs.cx/img52/1084/DSC01237.jpg[/IMG] <img src "http://img52.exs.cx/img52/6339/DSC01238.jpg" alt "Image Hosted by ImageShack.us"...

weeds
What is the best weed killer for chickweed in centepede? Is it better to spray or put out granular? Would weed and feed work or is it to late in the season?

Weeds
Hi guys, I'm new to the forum. I've just moved into a newly built house. The builder provided Bermuda grass that mostly died when they did not water it. That's ok, because I wanted to plant St. Augustine anyway. So that's what I did when...

Weeds & Loose Soil
I've got a home in Midtown Atlanta. Don't know what kind of grass it is, plain fescue I think. Weeds have been taking over most of the yard in the last few months, but the biggest problem is the...

Weeds and Clovers growing in my lawn
I live in Teaneck, NJ. As of midsummer last year (2003) I began using a local guy who uses strictly organic lawn products. I switched because, I was not...

Weeds and Poa
I have two acres of Vamont Bermuda that is 7 years old now. Can I spray round-up now to kill the poa and the weeds without killing my bermuda. Also can someone answer my other questions that I posted about how...

weeds be gone help
I am trying to start a new lawn. Unfortunately, I have a problem...Weeds three feet thick. Would it be better to weed wack them before or after applying weed killer?

weeds in early spring
Any recommendations for weed control this time of year? I am starting to see the initial growth from my dormant bermuda now that the night temps are warming up. However, I am also seeing several green patches of...

Weeds in Floratam Grass
I have Floratam in North Florida and my Lawn Care personal told me that they could not apply weed control until May. Is this true? What can I do to get rid of these weeds that seem to be overtaking...

WEEDS IN FLORATAM LAWN
I have a Floratam lawn and weeds are taking over. Many of the "Lawn Weed Killer" products say not to use on Floratam lawns. What can I buy that will do the job and be safe for Floratam? Harry

Weeds in my bermuda lawn, How do I get rid of them
I have a new seeded bermuda lawn. I am in SW Florida. The lawn is thickening up but I also have weeds in the bermuda. I...

Weeds In Quickstand Bermuda
I am located in the St. Louis area. I have several Quickstand Bermuda athletic fields that have Goosegrass and Timothy weeds in them. What is the safest product to use in controlling them...

weeds in st augustine
I have had beautiful St Augustine grass for about a year. This spring I have seen a weed weaving itself into the grass that looks like a miniature St augustine, but it has real short...

weeds in st. agustine just planted
Hi We live in Southern California, and we just planted St Agustine grass. We removed prior grass bermuda. But as St. agustine Grass in spreading, a lot of weeds are also...

weeds in St. Augustine
We are new home owners in north Austin, by the time we moved in last August the yard had gone several months without water or mowing and was dying in parts, mostly the back yard. By the...

Weeds in St. Augustine
We live in Jacksonville, FL and have St. Augustine grass which has all of a sudden sprouted weeds all over. Dollar weeds and other types of weeds are going crazy. We just put out...

weeds in yard made of Palmetto Plugs
I used 3" Palmetto (type of St. Augustine) grass plugs 12" apart to fill/turf my backyard - covering about 1824 sq.ft. to 2000 sq.ft. of ground. I started out well,...

Weeds Overtaking St Augustine
I live in NE Florida and weeds are overtaking my lawn. In addition to "hairy Crabgrass" I have these other 2 weeds. I've included link to the pictures and am not certain whether they are the same...

Weeds That Sting!!
I was in my yard ripping out weeds and one of them touched my arm...."OUCH" it stung like hell, this happened about an hour ago, i have about a dozen little stinging bumps on my arm,they are starting to fade but it...

Weedy Lawn
I need help I a lawn that is getting out of control with weeds. I want to know what I can spray it with to get rid of it, but I don't want to harm or damage my Centipede, or St. Augustine Grass. Can any one tell me what I...

Weird Looking Grass
Maybe this is normal...but my grass, within the past week, has started looking almost like it's wheat...with wheat like growths at the tips. FYI...I'm in the Detroit area and we've had pretty hot temps...

West Central Florida Bahia question...
I live in Citrus County which is on the Gulf Coast. I have a lawn which consists of Bahia. The lawn is VERY sparse and I want tohave a nicer lawn....

WET GRASS
I live in northern ca. and have a newly sodded front lawn, half of the lawn is in shade, half in sun. The sun half is starting to look good while the shade half stays wet and has ruts when it is mowed. Any suggestions?...

Wet Sod
I am in the process of buying a new home. The sod in 2/3 of the back yard is very wet; it squishes when you walk on it and has puddles. The other 1/3 of the back yard is not as wet (but still moist), and the front...

What am I doing wrong
Last year, we planted zoya plugs all around our pool and they started out with A LOT of weeds....this year, we have had a considerable amount of rain but the grass plugs are still BROWN and the...

What am I doing wrong
I have a Bermuda lawn in North Atlanta. I sanded this spring. I cut every other day. Really. I use Lesco and Ironite every month. I have no fungus. Of course there is the occasional scalping in certain small...

What are the cheapest Plugs or sod in Oklahoma
I have a 45,000 sq. ft. yard in Central Oklahoma, I am interested in seeing how much it would cost to sod it, and then how much...

What are these spots
HELP! I have this spot around my water meter that keeps getting bigger year after year. The grass keeps dying out. I don't think it's a fairy ring because there's no mushrooms. It's about 20 feet +/- round....

WHAT chemicals KILL GRASS
PLEASE POST WHAT chemicals WILL KILL GRASS AND WHERE I CAN BUY THEM

what do i plant
Hello. I live in La Grange and have horrible grass/weeds. Should i totally replant my lawn or will plugging suffice? And with what? It is full sun most of the day. I heard floritam is good. Any...

What do others think
Are there any burning turf opinions that you would like to ask of the group? The 3-question turf survey has generated minimal but somewhat predictable response (e.g., importance of weeds):...

What Does My Bermuda Need
Simply stated, my Bermuda is green and lush anywhere my old beagle urinates. Am new to the south, and new to Bermuda grass, and am amazed to see how the lawn looks "better" where ever...

What does young bemuda grass look like
We recently had our backyard hydroseeded with bermuda seed (or that's what we were told). But, I am not convenced that is what we have. Mostly we...

What Grass
Hey there, I live in Houston and I'm moving into a new house this weekend. There is no grass in the back. The builder laid St Aug. in the front and gave a small bag of Bermuda for the back. What type of grass...

What grass best resembles zoysia
What grass best resembles zoysia. I have zoysiagrass in the front of my lawn but closer to my house it will not grow under two oaks trees. What grass would do well under oak trees...

What Grass Do I Need
I live in Long Island, NY. I have a very large backyard that has partial shade and some areas full light. But when the sun moves from east and west.. the light can reach the shaded parts. I don't...

what grass in south georgia
Hi, I have just begun to work in my yard. My grass is already established but I don't know what kind I have. I know it is several different types. How can I...

What grass is good for Central Connecticut
I live in Central CT and need to reseed a lawn that died during last summer's heat stretch of 7+ 100 degree days where I couldn't water the lawn. The...

What grass SEED mixes well with Floratam
I have Floratam sod in the front yard. What grass seed should I use in the back, considering that 1) the back lawn will ultimately mix with the Floratam...

what grass should I plant for wet N. Oregon
what grass should I plant for wet N. Oregon, I have an area that recieves heavy wear and is a clayey soil?? A grass that makes a nice yard and grows quickly...

What grass should I use
I have a remote cabin in Alaska by Anchorage. I peeled off the over burden around the cabin during construction. I want to plant something that will have a short growth and preferably didnít...

What grass to plant in Northern Adirondacks
my husband is getting very frustrated with bare patches in the lawn. He isn't worried about it looking like a golf course, just wants...

What grass to use
I am wondering what types of lawns do well in partial shade. I live in the San Diego county area, so a hot day in the summer is approx. 90 degrees. Any relevant help would be greatly appreciated IP:...

What grass type to seed
I just had approx. 12 trees removed in my backyard in order to develop a well landscaped yard. I also own dogs that frequent the backyard area. I live in Atlanta. I am wondering, what type of...

What grows best in hot, sunny, dry conditions
Hi, I am trying to grow some sort of ground cover on a paraglider launch. It needs to be tough and drought resistant. I am in BC, Canada. Any...

What grows well in Dry heat, and is Hardy in cold
I am wondering what kind of grass would be good to plant in our back yard. It is in direct sun most of the day and gets very...

Wha't has happened to my bermuda
At the start of the summer I had the best grass in the neighborhood...people were knocking on my door asking how I did it. Now my grass turns brown everytime I...

What is a good grass to grow in SE Missouri
We have seeded and overseeded the last 3 1/2 years since building our new home. Our yard looks sick, more weeds than anything. It is...

what is it
I have been told that I have a mixture of fine fescue and kentucky blue grass in my yard, recently and over the past several years since we have lived at this house the yard gets what I have been told is...

What is taking over my lawn
I live in Sounthern MN and have a two acre Kentucky Bluegrass lawn. We were impatient and sodded a small area in the backyard while waiting for the seed to grow. Along with the sod came a...

what is the best grass for San Diego
I live in Vista, California and am looking into the best sod to install for my yard. I have a toddler and a medium sized outdoor pet. I have been told Bermuda or tall...

what is the chance to main bent greens in the sub-tropical.
We are having a hard time to save our bent greens from Taiwan's summer heat and humidity. The result is very...

What is the ideal pH for Empire Zoysia
What is the ideal pH for Empire Zoysia?

What is this
My yard consists of grass that grows pretty fast with water and light, however, in the back yard is a Florida-shaped patch about the size of a small car that stays dead-looking in the winter and turns green in the...

what is this grass can anyone identify
can anyone identify this grass . i am in San diego (if that helps) thanks http://members.cox.net/antique711/grass1.jpg...

What is this stuff
Have been battling this stuff for more than ten years in my lawn in Albuquerque. This stuff is like gray concrete powder, growing in the soil of my grass. It does not allow water to reach the roots of the...

What is this ugly critter
http://home.earthlink.net/~awtoner/DSCN2869.jpg I've found a few of them in my yard, just on the surface of the soil under the thatch. I started noticing some white foam under the grass then found the...

What is this ugly critter!
Either nobody is reading the critters board or nobody knows what this thing is... http://home.earthlink.net/~awtoner/DSCN2869.jpg I've found a few of them in my yard, just on the surface of...

What is this weed!
I'm trying to figure out what kind of weed is growing in my yard. I have a mix of bermuda and fesuce with...something else. I see a lot of it here in North Carolina. It grows low, has broader leaves than the other...

What kills Palmetto
We have used Palmetto St Augustine in our rear yard last year and it is 75% dead. We care for the yard, spray for insects and fungus, the works. But the grass still died. It is a shaded...

what kind of bermuda to use
I live in northwest Tennessee. I am wondering which type of bermuda would be the best to seed my yard in. I have about 5 acres to seed the pH is about 6.0 to 6.5 throughout lawn, the soil...

What kind of bug is this... (Pictures)
Started finding these in my house... found 2 so far on my desk... anyone know what they are...? http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y209/Craigslist24/MVC-003S.jpg...

what kind of grass
I need to find a low-maintenance grass that will grow in the shade of a LARGE cedar tree and the soil is mainly red clay. The location is 3 cemetery plots in Hardin, County, Texas (Southeast Texas). I would...

What kind of grass for Southwest Missouri
Hello. A friend referred me here and I'm hoping I can get some suggestions. We built our house last year and moved in during June. We planted...

what kind of grass that would work best
I'm currenly doing a jet fuel line project on a air force base in the island of Guam (Anderson Air force Base). we are in the process on...

What kind of zoysias grass will do well in Michigan
I am a new home owner, I don't have much experience about lawn. I was told that zoysias is a fast growing, care free type of grass. I...

What seed can be used with St. Augustine
Is there any kind of seed that I can use for my back yard that will not take over the St. Augustine that is around the house and in my neighbors...

What seed should i use for bermudagrass(after i aerate)
Im trying to find out what type of burmuda seed is best to make a normal yard thicker and less... non thicker... I never really knew...

What should I be doing to my lawn in Charlotte
I'm sort of a lawn care neophyte so I'm not sure what I'm supposed to do or when I'm supposed to do it. I base many of my decisions on the comercials I...

what should I use to cut my small lawn
I recently laid Amerishade St Augestine in my 350 sq ft, fenced-in, back yard. This is a semi-dwarf cultivar that is supposed to be kept from 1"-3"....

What steps to take on crab grass, in ga on bermuda grass
I live in Georgia and my front lawn was sodded back in oct of last year. The yard is purely brown right now, however in the cracks of sod...

what the hell can i plant in my little yard
i live in miami florida, first off, and the soli here stinks i have some shady areas due to palm trees and plants. some one told me about...

What to choose
Hey everyone. You have a newby here which is also new to the grasses. I live in North Fort Worth in a new house with sod that was put down in September. I think it is bermuda or something. Anyway, I've decided...

what to do after sod death
We live in Queens, NY with a 15'x20' "little patch-of-city-dirt-landfill" backyard. Prepared the soil by removing rocks, glass, etc. Laid sod in april, watered it faithfully every...

What to do for Yellowing from overwatering/overfertilizing
Hi, I live in SW Florida. In June I had a 1'x4' brown patch I thought was caused by lack of water and so I think I...

What to look for
I am wanting to get some 2,4-D...What are some trade names for this product? Just trying to save some time when I get to the store rather than having to read every bottle.

what to plant
I live near a lake and my whole front yard is nothing but red dirt. This is my first home away from my parents and i am clueless. what type of grass can i plant that will grow on the red dirt? when it rains it sucks up...

what to plant now
I just had landscaping done to convert a dith to a smoother mowable surface. It is september and I want to establish some ground cover right away with seeds. Any recommendations? IP:...

What to use for overseeding bermuda
I've decided to let the bermuda keep growing in my lawn, but I want to overseed for winter. I don't want to go a whole winter here in NC looking at brown grass. I'm...

what to use in hawaii
About a year ago, I planted a mixture of rye and bermuda grass on my lawn and now since the rye has died off, my lawn looks terrible. We have buffalo grass here that just wants to take...

What type Grass do I need for desert
I am a new (first time) homeowner and have a mini horse ranch in AZ. I have 2.25 acres fenced for pasture and arena and the house yard is about 1/4 acre,...

What type of grass
What is the best type of lawn grass for the caribbean? I am presently looking at zoysia. would it grow down hear - Trinidad W.I. What advantages/disadvantages would I have over bumuda

What type of grass
I was resolved to go with Zyosia; that is until I read several threads on this forum. Here's my situation. I live in the East County of San Diego. Temperatures are warm (90's - 100) in the summer...

What type of Grass
I have five acres of wooded land with our house in the middle. We've just had about half of the land cleared down to the raw sandy soil and are wanting to sod mainly to keep the wild...

What type of grass do i have
Hi there, I live in boulder city nevada and I just moved to a new house. The grass seems different to the grass that I had back in california. Where can I find out what...

What type of grass do I have ?
Can anyone direct me to a site where I can compare a sample of my grass to pictures in order to identify which type I have? I think it may be Zoysia (of some variety) but...

What Type of Grass for My New Home in Spring Hill Florida
I am building a new home in Hernando Couty on the West Coast of Florida and have heard numerous responses to whether I...

what type of grass for north central florida is best
We need to plant some type of grass around our home in north central florida. The soil itself is sandy and was cleared...

What type of Grass for Texas
I live in Texas, What Sod should i lay that will survive the summers here? Also if i go with St. Augustine will it require watering more than 3-days a week?? Soil type- Black...

What type of grass is this
Not sure how to upload picture - but I want to re-seed in the early Fall - and I wanted to know what kind of grass seed to use.

What type of grass is this (Georgia)
Need some help with weed (and grass) ID. I took a ton of pictures so I put the info together in the form of a webpage:...

What type of grass should I grow in Nashville, TN
Is it ok to plant Zoysia or Burmuda in Middle TN

What Type of Grass should I Install
We live on the west coast of Florida & our new home is on a canal a few blocks in from the Gulf. We absolutely despise Floratam and want to go with...

What type of grass should I use
I have a horrible looking lawn in Central Florida. It is supposed to be bahia and we have fought weeds for a few years now. I've given up and want to resod it. I'd...

What type of grass should I use
Just bought a new house and they hydroseeded it and there is nothing but weeds when I went home for a weekend( I'm in the military and have been gone for about a month.)I'm going to...

What type of grass should I use for my lawn
I live in Charlotte, NC and will be purchasing a new home. The question I need help on is what type of grass should I plant? The summer months here in...

What type of grass should I use for my new lawn
I live in Charlotte, NC and will be purchasing a new home. The question I need help on is what type of grass should I plant? The summer...

What variety of Bermuda to use
I live in Dallas, TX. I currently have a pretty bad looking yard. It is a mix of At. Augustine & Bermuda and a lot of weeds. I have decided to clear it all up with Roundup, till it...

What will green up my bermuda
What can I use on bermuda grass/bahia to make the bermuda greener. I dont particularly like bahia, will the bermuda eventually take over or vice versa? Thanks!

What will kill foxtail but not zoysia and bermuda
Can anyone help me on this one?

What will we do without Atrazine
I understand the EPA is going to essentially ban the use and purchase of Atrazine with concentrations greater than 4% by homeowners. It will still be available for use on...

what zoysia stays green
What type of zoysia stays green the longest?

What's eating my St. Augustine
Do you guys/gals think this is Chinch bugs or something else? Wanted to get some feedback as this is the first real issue I've had with my St. Augustine....

What's going on with my zoysia
(Crossposting this here in addition to Environmental Mysteries since I don't know which location is correct) I have a emerald zoysia lawn that has been absolutely wonderful for the past 3...

What's going on with my zoysia
I have a emerald zoysia lawn that has been absolutely wonderful for the past 3 years, even though I've done a crappy job of maintaining it. This year it has decided to pay me back for my...

what's in my lawn
I think I put this in the wrong forum so I'm putting it in here too. Last fall we put fescue sod down on a slope in our yard. I took soil to the county and had a test prior. I fertilized only...

what's in my lawn
Last fall we put fescue sod down on a slope in our yard. I took soil to the county and had a test prior. I fertilized only according to their schedule the last time in May. It has been a beautiful lawn all through...

What's the Best Herbicide for Nutsedge
I live in Jax, FL and have problem with Nutsedge (yellow) in my St. Augustine lawn. Not the entire lawn, but mainly in isolated areas that get a lot of shade. I've used...

What's the best way to spread sand to level a yard
This spring I have noticed that my yard of bermuda isn't very level and I would like to fill in the dips with sand but I...

What's the difference in seeded zoysias
can anyone explain the difference between the seeded types of zoysia? Ming, cathay, companion, zenith, and others.

What's this
This started popping up in my back yard and along the edge of my concrete driveway. It looks to be spreading by seeds. It is pretty soft and appears to be a grass, not a weed. My yard is mostly fescue, with some bermuda...

Whats Up With New Sod
I recently laid down some really good looking sand grown sod. I installed this sod about 5 weeks ago. The sod has rooted in pretty good but I have recently noticed that the turf has a lot of brown...

What's your favorite grass
I've lived in Idaho, Utah, and Arizona. Up north, everybody has ryegrass. Down here, everyone has variations on bermuda. All you guys further east, where it's wetter, shadier,...

when can i planet
How do i know the right time to planted the grass and what kind? I live in Myrtle Beach we get a lot of rain

When can I seed after Roundup
When can I seed after Roundup? I just killed several Bermuda spots in my yard with roundup. When can I put new seeds and plugs down?

when is it too late to fertilize bermuda mix in east Tenn
hey i'm new to this lawn maint. and need to know when its too late to fertilize my lawn here in east tenn. i have used some weed and feed...

When is it too late to plant rye grass
I organize flag football and softball games at LSU in Baton Rouge, LA. Our games are played on 3 large softball fields of bermuda grass. We usually overseed the...

When is the best time to plug zoysia
Is zoysia best plugged when it is turning green or should you wait until it is completly green?

when to apply herbicide on new lawn
hello, and thanks in advance for any advice. my problem and question is i have recentley sprigged my yard with tifway 419 bermuda and i have a lot of crab grass and...

When to apply insecticide in GA
I live in NW GA, west of Atlanta and have Hybrid Bermuda. What is a good type of insecticide to apply and when should it be applied? (I live about 10 minutes from a Lesco.) I get...

When to apply Ironite on Bermuda
A buddy of mine told me to apply Ironite on my bermuda grass (Oklahoma) at the beginning of March? Is this true and recommended? Can this also be applied at...

When to fertilize
I purchased a new home in August 2002. The builder place a good amount of sod on my property. I was told that I should not fertilize the sod until 2003. When should I fertilize it and what type of...

When to fertilize new lawn
We laid fescue at the end of April. Everything seems to be going well. When should I fertilize and do all that kind of stuff? I was thinking about calling Scott's or True chem and...

when to fertilize st agustine
hello I have st. agustine lawn but now it is brown and with lots of weeds. hoe do i take care of weeds and what fert. and other thing do i need to keep nice and green thanks george...

when to lay sod
When is the best time of year to lay bermuda sod? Thanks

when to mow after planting plugs
How soon can I mow after having planted plugs. In Florida the rainy season is about to begin. I don't want the present mess to grow out of hand while i am...

WHEN TO OVER SEED AND FEED
HI, WE HAVE A NEW HOME AND HAVE HAD CENTIPEDE SOD PUT DOWN. IT WAS OVERSEEDED WITH RYE AND WAS BEAUTIFUL, IN JAN FEB AND MARCH. I PUT FERTILIZER DOWN(IN APRIL) AND...

when to plant fescue
When can I plant fescue sod in my backyard. I live in Georgia and I have fescue in my backyard, but some spots have dirt patches where it has not gronw well. Perrie tucker

When to Plant St. Augustine Sod
When is the best time to plant St. Augustine sod?

When to put down some Pre-Emerg/Fert
I live in Atlanta, GA & had new zoysia sod laid this past September. It went dormant with the cold weather, but some weeds have begun to sprout in a couple...

When to SOD St. Aug Variety?
I live in Virginia Beach. Assuming normal weather conditions, when can I expect to be able to lay SOD? I intend to fully cover some areas while plugging others. Does the...

When to treat for Grubs & Weeds
I have a new St Auginstine lawn, sodded in Oct (04). I live in Central Texas and I would like to know when to treat for Grub worms and other lawn pest. I would also like to know when the...

When to use fungicide
I know its a little early, but last year I got a fungus on my yard (I think it was brown patch). When is a good time to apply fungicide? What is a good brand of fungicide to use? I have hybrid bermuda and...

Where can I buy Fusilade II in Atlanta
I live in Atlant, and I have Bermudagrass spreading rapidly through my Zoysia in my front yard. From reading the forms here it seem as if Fusilade...

Where can I buy Palmetto St. Augustine in California
I have had no luck finding a place that sells Palmetto St. Augustine in San Jose, Ca Can anyone help me out? Rich

Where can I buy St Augustine Palmetto grass seed
I am looking to purchase some Pametto grass seed. Does anybody know where it can be purchased. I need enought to cover about 3,000...

Where can I find commercial grade fertilizer
Hello everyone, this is my first post. Can anyone tell me where I can find wholesae commercial fertilizer? Any help would be appreciated.

Where can I find Palmetto SOD
I am trying to locate a local or nearby establishments that sells Palmetto Sod. I am in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

Where can I get Potash
Another question. I live just north of Atlanta, Ga and want to buy some potasium (K) fertilizer (also known as "potash" for my lawn. Does anyone know where I might be able to find it....

Where to buy Zoysia grass plugs
Can anyone recomend a repeutable place to buy Meyer or Zenith plugs?

Where to Find Plugs in Bay Area
Hi there, Big St. Augustine fan. Grew up with it and had it when living in SoCal. Now I'm in Nor Cal and I can't find it anywhere. Where do I find some plugs. I even have a...

Where to purchase small quantity of adjuvant
I need to find some company that can sell me a liter or less of adjuvant for mixing with Drive 75 herbicide. Lesco sells their spreader sticker only in 1...

Which bermuda
I will be sowing a new bermuda lawn this year. I've been doing some reading online about the different hybrids. I've read some good things about Princess77, Triangle and others. I can buy these seeds online . I've...

Which fungicide
My centipede sod has brown patch. Which do you suggest to treat--daconil or bayleton? We're in Alabama. Need help fast!!

Which grass for new yard in Pennsylvania
Hi, what is the best grass for Pennsylania? This is a new yard. It is just dirt right now. Nothing is growing yet.

Which grass for Texas hill country
I am trying to decide on a grass for our new home in the Hill Country of Texas (Pipe Creek). We are landscaping with primarily native plants and will only have...

Which grass on Texas 2 acre yard
I have a 2 acre property in North Houston Texas. It consists of mostly sandy clay. I built a house and brought and leveled 50 loads of dirt 1 1/2 years ago. It has now...

which grass to (re)plant
I live on a sunny seawall canal in St Petersburg, FL on the Tampa Bay side. 2 months ago upon returning from a military deployment, I found about 500sq ft of dead lawn from a...

Which grass to pick
Just moved to Gainesville, GA (zip 30507) from Savannah, GA (31419). In Savannah, had gorgeous centipede lawn. I know centipede well, but understand that it does not do well here....

Which grass to plant for my area
Okay I am in dire need of re-establish my lawn. Prior to the drought, and massive dog trampling, it was a St. Augustine lawn. I am trying to see which route I should...

Which grass type
I am interested in finding out what type of grass would do well in my area. I live outside New York City. I am looking for a very low maintenance grass that will grow in a southern exposure. Where could I...

Which grass will live longer in drought, heat and shade bermuda or fescue
I am a 13 year old student and am performing a science project on...

Which grass will work best in this situation
I have a rectangular back yard that is split right down the middle by a shade line. In the summer, exactly one half of the yard gets sun,...

Which is best
We have a lkot on a salt water canal. Grass very sparce. Tried to plug in som St Augestine. Would Bermuda be best. How do I go about it. Please help......

Which mower
Hi everyone, Just got done(2 weeks ago) installing my new lawn---Celebration Bermuda. Now I need to find the right way to cut it. Someone told me that I MUST have a reel mower to cut it properly. Is this true? Should I try...

Which St. Augustine is Best
I've heard and read that Palmetto is a better St. Augustine. What do you guys think? I live in Jacksonville Florida and need to find a decent grass to sod with and a close supplier...

Which Zoysia is it
I recall having zoysia in our yard in west central Alabama. It was very fine bladed and prickly. It would turn a straw color in a summer drought (if not watered) and same in winter. Zero weeds...

Which Zoysia to use Emerald or Meyer
I'm goint to resod my front yard w/ Zoysia, either Emerald or Meyer. Was wondering what the difference is and which may be better than the other? thanks.I...

White Mold/Fungus Spots on Bermuda
I live in Dallas Texas and have a Bermuda grass lawn. Recently I've noticed bare/thinning area where there are small white thin spongy areas directly on the soil...

White stuff on the tips of the grass blades
Just recently we put out pre-emergent, and now we are noticing some white stuff at the tips of the blades. Could this be related or something else we either...

White Substance on St. Augustine
I noticed this (see links below) on My 7 Week old St. Aug Sod this morning. The new sod has been doing great so far. It has rained a lot the last week here. Sod get sun filtered...

white, ball-like lawn fungus
We have been finding a white, ball-like fungus that keeps popping up in our yard. They are about the size of a tennis ball. Does anyone know what they are and how to get rid of them????...

Who has a "Zenith" zoysia lawn
Searching for someone who has this type of zoysia grass and can share their experiences regarding maintenance, seeding time, etc. Is this variety of zoysia easier to mow and...

Who will win: Zoysia or Bermuda grass
I have a bit of a problem. I have a predominately zoysia front yard, but there is bermuda grass in it also. If I don't do anything at all, which one...

Why brown lawns
I've just moved to Northern Alabama from California and would like to know why people opt for Bermuda and brown lawns in the winter if others, like fescue, can be used here also and remain green year-round? Any info...

Why has my fescue died
I would greatly appreciate if someone could give me some advise concerning my lawn. Last December we moved into a new home in South Carolina. The builder started my lawn with fescue and rye in...

Why his and not mine
I live in the Tampa Bay area and was wondering why the lawns in my area are so different. Some lawns look to have gone dormant but the the lawn right next door is as green as it would be in the...

Why is my centipede grass turning red
After some strong spring rain, blades of my centipede lawn are turning red. Is this something I should worry about? If so, what should I do? Thanks.

Why is my Rye/Bluegrass sod only half green
Sod was planted Jun '04 in Indianapolis, IN. It was healthy and green all summer. We accidentally mowed more than 1/3rd of the height and the lawn...

Why is my St. Augustine dying
We built our house in South Louisiana 7 years ago. We sodded the yard in St. Augustine. I have weed and feeded every year, however, in the winter these aggressive weeds grow and I am...

Why is my St. Augustine lawn dying
I live in Miami, Florida where St. Augustine is extremely common in lawns. Four weeks ago I laid approiximatley 3000 square feet of St. Augustine sod in my...

Why is our sod dying suddenly
My husband and I just built a new house and about six weeks ago had the yard sodded. We have watered the grass plenty, about 2 hours per day with the sprinkler and only recently...

Why verticut 419
I have noticed that my local golf club closes the fairways for a day or so once a year to verticut them. I have 419 for a lawn, same as on the golf course. Should I also verticut my lawn and if...

wild bermuda
Help! After a year of weeding and seeding, digging and re-sodding, our St. Augustine lawn looks great. Until now - Wild Bermuda is creeping up in random patches. If we kill it, we kill the St. Augustine....

Wild Bermuda
I am considering sodding my yard with Zoysia or Centipede however I am concerned that the wild bermuda currently growing in my yard will be a problem. Any suggestions?

Wild bermuda
I live in Orlando Florida. We have St. Augustine grass. Wild Bermuda is coming in in many different parts of our yard. What is the best way to kill off this "grass"? Is the only way to use a "roundup" type...

Wild Bermuda in St. Augustine
Recent Question: I have a reasonably good St. Augustine lawn but "wild" Bermuda is creeping in. How can I get rid of it, short of killing everything and starting over? Are there any new developments...

Wild Bermuda or Torpedo
I seeded my tilled lawn in spring with Bermuda, but have noticed a re-growth of a grass with runners like St. Augustine only much smaller. It grows very low to the ground and attaches itself every six...

Wild bermuda VS Grab
we moved into a house last fall (new construction) we put down rye, and of course it all died. now we have wild bermuda growing, and we like it. we put down weed and feed, and now we have a ton of grab...

Wild Onio
I'm having a devil of a time trying to kill wild onin. It has been growing and spreading all winter. I live in Atlanta and have bermuda grass. I tried a product called image on it several weeks ago, the wild onion is still around....

Wild onions in bermuda
It is late sept and temps are going to be highs in the 70s and lows in the 40s and 50s for the next few weeks. In the spring I use msma or 2,4d to get rid of unwanted weeds and such. But it says to...

wild weeds and srooms
we have just moved into our new home we had built about a month ago. we had the entire yard laid with sod and not seeded. we have a few problems. 1. we have some kind of critter (probably...

Will Bermuda grass grow
My husband and I just build a house. The dirt around our house is red clay... the muddy mess is HORRIBLE so I bought bales of bermuda hay and spread them around the house....

Will centerpede and St. Augustine take over zoyzia
I have planted 3" zoyzia plugs in my existing lawn of centepede and St Auugustine. Will the Zoyzia take over and dominate...

Will coconut palms create too much shade
I'm planning on re-sodding my yard with a hybrid bermuda. Even though it seems like coconut palms wouldn't create too much shade for the direct sun-loving...

Will Floratam survive late winter installation
Hello all, We just moved into a new home in west centeral florida, hernando county to be more specific. The builder installed Floratam througout my...

Will Roundup kill Zoysia grass
We are tired of Zoysia looking dead for half the year and crowding out our green grass nearby. Will Roundup kill the zoysia? And if so, what do we do after that? CAn we just dig it...

Will St Augustine choke out Tall Fescue
Hi I just bought a house that has tall fescue in the front yard but its thinning and dying. I was thinking of putting in some St Augustine plugs. Can st augustine...

will st. augustine take over bahia
I'm wondering if I plant st. augustine plugs in my bahia backyard will the st. augustine take over?

will zoysia beat out tall fescue
i had a zoysia lawn once, it was overrun by the neighbor's st. augustine so i decided to start anew. so i seeded a mix of bluegrass, fescue, and ryegrass. it wasn't...

Willing killing existing lawn hurt trees
I am preparing to kill my existing lawn inorder to install fescue sod. I have three large 80 year old water oaks on my 1/4 acre lot. I have spent a fair amount of...

Wilted areas in St augustine grass
I have these wilted areas in my St Augustine grass and I would like ti know what to do about them. I water twice a week and fertilize with scotts.The rest of the gras looks good and...

Wind and Turf
Wind is a corrupter of irrigation and spray uniformity.

winter care for bermuda
I had bermuda sog planted last October and it did O.K. this summer. I put nitrogen only on for the last few months as that was what I was told to do, just for greening. What do I...

winter care for tifton bermuda
What type of product does one use to winterize and control weeds on tifton bermuda? When should it be applied? Is liquid or granuals better? I live near birmingham and have...

Winter Centipede Sod
I moved to a new house in December. The builder's landscaper laid centipede sod (brown & dormant), but it did not set new roots and now (April) the lawn has excessive weeds and the sod is mostly unrooted....

Winter fetilizer for the grass - St Aug/Floratam
I live in the north Tampa FL area. I have St Aug - Floratam grass in my front yard - apprx 1.2 acre. I noiticed my grass is turning brown and looks...

winter kill - emerald zoysia
Emerald zoysia sod layed 1 year (transistion zone). Did not survive 2000-01 first winter. Looking for data/research/help on causal factors and recovery methods. Thanx.

Winter Overseeding
I would like to get some information or advice as to what we should be overseeding our football field with for the winter season. We are located on the East side of Atlanta, GA. The local county...

Winter Rye
Will overseeding St Augustine with winter rye do anything to help open compacted soil? Intent is to core aerate, topdress then put down rye. Bill Drake Niceville FL

Winter Rye in FL
My house is going on the market Friday and there are some bare spots in the lawn. I was wondering if anyone in the southern half of the state has any experience with winter rye and if you...

Winter Rye on St.Augustine... OK
I live in Florida Have Floritam ( St. Aug ) sod currently Is it suicide to put winter rye on the existing sod to color up the yard thru the winter/Holiday months ? I know...

winter rye over bermuda
someone sowed winter rye over bermuda in my yard and i want to get rid of it. my extension office told me to wait until the bermuda goes dormant and then spray it with roundup put i want to get rid...

Winter watering
Hi there, Unique situation here. I'm a new homeowner in the Cleveland (OH) area and due to a combination of a city ordinance and a nightmare experience with a neglectful landscaper (that still won't return...

Winter weed control in NE Fla
I live in Jacksonville, have a relatively healthy St Augustine lawn that has gone dormant, for the most part. However, around the fences, and particularly on the west side of my property, the...

Winterize Bermuda Grass
I just moved into a new house, and the lawn had new Bermuda Grass sod laid about a month or so ago. I live in Louisiana, and it's not frosted or gotten really cold yet. Should I winterize...

Wire Worms
Anyone have experience getting rid of wire worms in centipede grass?

wondering
does anyone know if there is much work going for lawn bowling greenkeepers in the US, i live in Oz and am thinking of going abroad and i was wondering if there is anything in my specific line of work Cheers

Working on new lawn
Hi. I am in the process of pulling out St. Augustine grass in my backyard because I want a softer grass. What kind of grass or mixture of grasses are soft. I heard that Bermuda grass is soft...

Worldfeeder Bermuda
I am after more information on Worldfeeder Bermuda. Is this Bermuda Grass?????? Bermuda Couch?????? Are these the same grass?????

worms
earthworms are destroying my green.Any advice on how to get rid of them?

Worms
We have some worms in our yard and my neighbour insists they are Leatherback worms - I've tried researching them and can't find any information on them - has anyone ever heard of them? Thank yo.

Worried about my bermuda grass
I covered my backyard with bermuda sod precisely on March 9th. The land was prepared and done by professionals.I watered everyday for the first 2-3weeks and i mistakenly applied turf...

Worried--New bermuda sod turned brown
Last Saturday, I planted bermuda (419) sod in my front yard. It is now brown with only little bit of green. Should I be worried? It went brown almost...

Wrong fertilizer used
I live in RI and 2 weeks ago I accidentally applied Scott's Summerguard to my lawn which is sod and was just installed last May. The grass is now turning yellow. It was much greener before I applied...

WWF Knockdown: Emeral Zoysia vs. Bermuda!
We have had a landscape designer in for our new yard and have pretty well narrowed things down. For our courtyard area we will have emerald zoysia -- about 600...

yard fungi
Help!! Does anyone know how to kill off a fungi type "thing" that started coming up in my yard?? I lost a pine tree there a couple of years & the owner didn't completely remove the stump & I think these mushroom/fungi are from...

Yard Leveling
I have emeral zoysia yard located just north of Atlanta GA. I would like to sand the yard in order to level. I can get a good deal on granite sand from a local materials yard. The question, is sand just sand or should I...

Yard Repair
Any recommendations on a proper measured amounts of parts to a sand/seed/soil mixture for turf repair? Any tips or advice on this methor of repair? Thanks!

yard spots
I live in atlanta , Ga and have a bermuda front yard. I have 2 spots in my yard that have formed a circle where some weeds have basically "eaten" all the grass. Any suggestions for clearing that up. Is it a sign...

yard weed
I'm here in Washington state and I have a pink sticky cotton candy looking substance growing in the yard. It's killing the grass wherever it is and it's spreading. Any ideas?

yellow area in grass Dallas,Texas
I have st augustene grass and it is normally cut with a cushion my nabor helped me out by cutting it to low and since then I have this yellow patch that has been...

Yellow Bermuda
Will overwatering cause Bermuda to turn yellow? I just bought a home in the north part of Louisiana with an installed sprinkler system. The bermuda around the perimeter of the house is mostly light yellow. The...

yellow clumpy fungus on st agustine grass
I have lived in sugar land texas for since 1967. I had never seen this type of fungus on my grass.Please help me figure out what this is. It start in...

Yellow Fungus
My lawn (backyard) consists of a dwarf fescue and bluegrass laid from sod over a year ago. I've been deligent on the water and fertilizer and no pets so it's looking good. However, the other day I found (and this sounds...

yellow grass
The st. augustine grass in my backyard has been yellow for the past 2 years. It also has some brown spots on the leaves. I have tried fertilizers, fungicides, and ironite to get it looking healthy again. Nothing has...

Yellow Grass
OK..last week I was asking about brown spots in the middle of my front lawn. Now I noticed some blades turning yellow in the southwest and west side of my front lawn. There is one spot right in the southeast corner and another...

Yellow Grass
OK, I have TruGreen/Chem Lawn take care of my grass fertilizing. They come 5 times a year, but no matter what they do, or what I do, the grass in the back yard is yellow and dry. I give it an inch of water every other day....

yellow grass
We have St. Augustine in San Antonio, TX. New house...the lawn is only about 8 months old. Some areas are thick and lush while other areas are yellow, crispy and the soil underneath has cracks even though we are...

YELLOW GRASS
I live in northern Utah. I am not sure what kind of grass we have, they said it is a mixture of seven kinds. It is purchased at any sod farm, Home Depot, etc. here in Utah. Anyway, I like to make it deep...

yellow haylike lawn
Hi: I have a brown lawn problem. In the summer months, my lawn is dark green, carpetlike. Come fall, my lawn turns yellow-brown like straw. I do not know what type of lawn I have but I do have strong...

Yellow leaves
Hi everyone, I am in need of some help . I just soded my lawn a few month ago with a St. Augustine/Floritam type of grass. I have since put a weed and feed on it twice and last being a few weeks back . It...

yellow leaves
my magnolia tree this year starting looking yellow and now the top leaves are falling off also I gave it some liquid iron but seems not to help any any ideas???

Yellow nutsedge
Can anyone give me some advice on Yellow nutsedge. sprayed for it a week or so ago, but it doesn't seem to be working. I'll reapply.

Yellow patches in lawn
We live in South Carolina and have an established centiped lawn (15 years). Our soil is sandy to sandy/loam. For the past couple of months we have noticed yellow patches developing in our yard -...

Yellow spot in centipede grass
I have some yellow spots or areas in my centipede lawn. Any Idea what this may be?I had soil samples pulled once and my ph levels were fine. could this be bugs of some...

Yellow St. Augustine
I have Bitter Blue St. Augustine under Oak trees (partial shade) which is yellowing. I have applied Ironite and a fungicide and none have worked. WHat could be the problem? I have a serious problem with moles and...

yellow streaked bahia
I have yellow streaking on my bahia (approximately 10000 sq feet). I had soil tested and applied by broadcast method 7 lbs sulphur per 1000 sq foot end of June to correct the ph as reccommended....

yellow zoysia plugs
I installed seemingly healthy zoysia plugs in my yard 2 weeks ago, and water daily as was the recommendation. Some plugs are green, some yellow. Sound like an iron deficiency or too much water? IP:...

yellowing
my grass needs help. it starts with yellowing in circels then truns to a dry straw like color i do see green runners deep but not much almost to the point of death.whats a fisherman to do??

yellowing
im on the beach no to cold yet but a little.the yellowing is still going on the grass is green in patchs and straw like in the rest of the yard.the yellowing is only in on part of the north side its st agustine it has been...

yellowing
ok hears the problem when not fishing im working in the yard and fishing is slow but heating up.i need to get my yard under control before the fishing season gets in full swing.if anyone has a fix for the yard i can get the rest i...

YELLOWING CENTEPEDE
JUST SODDED MY YARD THIS SPRING IN SOUTH CAROLINA WITH TIFF-CENTEPEDE. I HAD SPITTLE BUGS EARLIER BUT IS UNDER CONTROL. NOW, LARGE AREAS OF LAWN IS TURNING YELLOW AND SOME SMALLER AREAS ARE DYING. I...

yellowing in grass
I have st. augustine grass and after I fertilized with the new Scotts for summer my grass started yellowing. What could the problem be.

Yellowing Lawn - Gray Leaf Spot
I have been reading what I can about Gray Leaf spot since it is apparent that this is what I have going on in my backyard. I am going to post a couple of pics to see if this looks...

yellowing of annual rye grass
I live in zone 9 (central California) and we planted anual rye as a lawn until it warmed up enough to hydroseed. My lawn is yellowing in spots, why? kelly

Yellowing St Augustine
I am having a problem with St Augustine also. I pluged the yard last year. The grass is speading like crazy. The problem I am noticing is of the plugs (older grass). the plugs are...

Yellowing St. Augustine
I have 2 areas where my St Aug. has turned yellow like straw. I poked down and soil seemed moist. I do have a sprinkler system and the temperatures here in Houston have been crazy hot for the...

Yellowing streaks in St. Augustine grass
Every year my grass looks great until August,& then starts streaking yellow (not patches) & then it dies. I,ve tried trimming trees for more sun,more nitrogen,...

yellowish St. Augustine...palmetto
I live on a barrier island on the Gulf Coast in Florida. I have a Palmetto lawn which is turning yellowish in color. Please advise me as to what I need to do to...

yellowish st.augustine grass
I live on an barrier island on the Gulf coast. I have a Palmetto, St. Augustine lawn which is turning yellowish in color. Please advise me as to what I should do to get it to turn a...

Yet another Bahia control question (with a twist)
I have a home in Central FL that I bought new in the winter. The builder was extremely frugal and put in Bahia, which in my opinion...

young centipede grass
I seeded my yard 12 days ago with emorald ice centipede,I was wondering if anyone had any photos of young centipede grass. I had bermuda grass before and I still see some of the bermuda grass...

Yukon Bermuda
I'm looking for a retail outlet for Yukon Bermuda seed. Anyone out there know of one? Thanks

Zenith vs Companion
Someone mentioned companion being better looking. Did anyone actually grow both side by side?

Zenith vs. Companion Zoysia
I tried planting Amazoy plugs this spring and most died. Also, I have about an acre to plant and 2000 plugs about killed me (so forget another 8000 or more). My online...

Zenith vs. Companion zoysia
Has anyone tried growing both in the same lawn side by side for the heck of it? I'm curious how each match up...

ZENITH ZOYIA
WE PLANTED ZENITH ZOYIA 6 WEEKS AGO. WE WATERED IT AS DIRECTED. WE ONLY HAD A HANDFUL OF BLADES TO COME UP. WHAT HAPPENED? IT IS TOO EXPENSIVE FOR THIS TO HAPPEN. WILL IT COME UP NEXT SPRING. I AM AT A LOSS....

zenith zoysia grass
I live in jacksonville, Florida. Will I have any luck seeding my yard with zenith zoysia and what kind of problems will I have.

zenith zoysia grass
I live in jacksonville, florida, will zenith zoysia grass grow here.

Zenith Zoysia vs Palmetto St Augustine
Does anyone have actual experience with both? I'm wondering which one greens up earlier and stays green later. I'm considering either one. Basically, it's a flip...

Zeon Zoysia in South Texas
I am considering Zeon Zoysia for my shaddy backyard but am concerned about how it will do without lots of sun. Any ideas?

zoisia
I am grounds mgr. for a private school in S.E. Pa. We recently reinforced some grass areas with a wire fabric, covered with 2" of seeded topsoil. There is gravel un der the fabric. under traffic, in wet conditions,...

zoisia grass is going right through my driveway
I planted a few plugs given to me and it is now growing under my blacktop driveway. The driveway is cracking and pieces are coming off....

Zorro Zoysia
Has anyone ever heard of this new type of Zoysia?

Zorro Zoysia plugs
Is Turfgrass America the only Houston area source for Zorro Zoysia plugs? What is a decent price for Zorro Zoysia plugs in various quantities? Has anyone used one or more of the plug drill bit attachments that...

ZoyasiaGrass
I have a St. Augustine lawn is S. Florida that is being over run by what I believe to be either Zoyasia grass or carpetgrass. How can I get rid of the Zoyasia grass and let my St. Augustine take over. Do I have to resod the...

zoyia emporess
I live down in So. Florida and sodded with zoyia emporess about 45 days ago--the entire lot. My goal is to eventually have a lawn simlar to a putting green--I was told emporess will do the trick--over time. I...

zoyia farm nurseries in Maryland
I just planted zoyia from the nursery in MD two weeks ago and I have nothing yet. Boy is it alot of work. I bought a one inch electrical auger from Home Depot to make the holes....

zoyia grass
My home is in Houston, TX. There is about 250 sq/ft on each side of the house that receive about 4 hours of east west sunlight daily. A wood fence between the next house limits the light. The area has an...

zoysia
I live in wyoming, hardiness zone 4. Will zoysia grass grown in this area. What variety would be best? [This message has been edited by cowboy (edited 06 March 2001).]

Zoysia
This is my first Lawn, (goes with my first house!) It's Zoysia and the realtor said, watch out for mole crickets. I've seen some bits of soil and some brown spots. What do i do to NOT kill FROGS but save my zoysia lawn?

Zoysia
Where does Zoysia come from? Is it genetically engineered? Does it threaten indigenous plants? Animals? Would one want to introduce it to ones wooded, mountaintop home? Will it take over or choke out...

zoysia
what time year do you plug zoysia

Zoysia
Hi everyone, Is somebody can tell me how it does cost planting sprigs of Zoysia. And how much does it cost for 1 m≤ approximatly. It is really important for me to get this information.

Zoysia
I have a zoysia yard. I know that zoysia is not know to have brown patch, but here in Ky we have had alot of rain lately. I have brown patch taking over. I just sprayed it and was wondering if it will show up next spring. IP:...

Zoysia
I cut out a piece of my yard and sent it to the Kentucky Research Center and the Dr. said that he could not find any diseases or anything wrong with the grass. He said that he thinks the yard is still somewhat dormant and a little slow...

Zoysia
I've seen a few posts about Zoysia, but i haven't seen to many people with answers. I live in central Florida and i'd like to know how zoysia would do here and what varity would be best?

zoysia
i have a zoysia lawn. i have a bulkhead on salt water, that was repaired. 2 feet from the bulkhead onto the zoysia lawn was dug out. i would like to replace the zoysia. my question is: since the salt water comes over the bulkhead 2 times per...

Zoysia - spittle Bugs - or other stuff
Yep, I'm the guy who has been singing the praises of Empire Zoysia on my new lawn - now I have my first serious problem - can anyone provide any info? I am...

zoysia - too much nitrogen
Help! I put down emerald zoysia sod last year and it took off great. Fertilized two weeks ago using Scott's plus Halts. Grass suddenly started turning brown a few days ago after...

Zoysia - Wife hates the yellow grass of winter
I live in NC and have Zoysiagrass. It's wonderful in the summer, but the wife is complaining about being the last to green in the spring and the...

Zoysia - Zeith or Champion HELP!!!!!
I am desperately seeking advice on which type of Zoysia seed to plant. I live in eastern North Carolina close to Wilmington. My neighbor and I are trying to decide what...

Zoysia and common bermuda in my tiff 419
Help.... we bought our house from someone who didn't manage the lawn for almost two years. Tiff 419 was the original planting. Now we are having...

Zoysia and New Jersey
I've read that others have issues with Zoysia in New Jersey. My one neighbor across the street has it and swears by it. His lawn, now, looks amazing and I never really thought it looked that terrible in the winter....

Zoysia as a groundcover
I know zoysia is a groundcover but I need a true groundcover. I live in Virginia and I have a large hill that I can't mow. It faces east and gets a reasonable amount of summertime sun. Anything...

Zoysia Care
I planted zoysia plugs in my yard five years or so ago. They have spread to around 8-12 feet in diameter. What can I do to make them grow/spread faster. I have never put any fertilizer on them. When it gets...

Zoysia Care in NJ
Hello folks. I am new to the Lawn game. I live in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. I have a lawn made up mostly of Zoysia grass with some parts ryegrass and fine fescue. Someone told me that you need to be careful with...

Zoysia Companion seeds
Ill be planting some of these seeds in a little over a month. Its only about a 700 sf area. What should I expect from Companion. Is this a fine blade grass or thick. It suppose to be one of the...

Zoysia Deanza dethatching
Does anyone know how soon one can dethatch a yard in central Texas area. And if you do it too early will more weeds envade your yard due to the raking removing the dead material?...

Zoysia disappointment
I have get plugs from zoysiafarms to test in SO Cal region, first time the plug did not come up and i got replacement plugs...

Zoysia disappointment
I recently plugged with zoysia, unfortunately I did not know that zoysia was as slow growing as it is. This grass grows...

Zoysia El Toro vs Palisades
The Burmuda grass in my back yard is gone and my landscaper suggested El Toro Zoysia. He is unable to furnish the El Toro for two more weeks, and he is suggesting using...

zoysia farm
Zoyisa Farm,I order grass form their and it did not take ,but when I called the lady I spoke with was really helpful and nice and they were willing to replace the grass . I have been told that it helps if your yard is well watered...

Zoysia Farms and Zoysia Grass
I purchased about $100 worth of Zoysia grass from Zoysia Farms the grass did not grow very well in most areas of the lawn that I planted it in. Do NOT believe the ads -...

zoysia fertilization
I bought a house with a "semi" zoysia lawn in MAryland and am working on filling it out. Can I use a Scotts "TurfBuilder" +2 with weedkiller on my Zoysia lawn?. The bag makes no mention of...

zoysia fertilizer
I would like to know how soon I should fertilize, how often and what product to use.

zoysia fertilizer
I live in Northwest Arkansas. I have recently planted new zoysia plugs. What is the best kind of fertilizer to use and when.

zoysia fertilizer
bought new house back in november which over 1/2 acre is covered with zoysia in great shape , just cut lawn for the first time and was wondering what fertilizer would bring the green out faster. i live in virginia...

Zoysia fine-broad leaf
Hello, In my recently plugged zoysia lawn, I am seeing a few sprouts of what appears to be a broader leaf. All of the grass was obtained from the same place. What could be causing this...

Zoysia for South Atlanta yard
I was about to place my order for 2000 plugs of Amazoy (Meyer) Zoysia for my yard when I realized I hadn't researched the purchase very much. So here I am,...

Zoysia from seed
I bought some Zoysia seed(Scotts). Does anybody know how this looks? Is it practical to plant Zoysia from seed? I'm in Georgia.

Zoysia from seed
What is the best method to start zoysia from seed? I have 2lbs of Zenith zoysia to fill in about 1000sq ft. of very gently sloping area. I am concerned about the seed washing away, and would like to know what...

zoysia from seed
Can you buy zoysia seed and plant it and have a good lawn or is tyhis something that needs sodded or plugged in? Blaze

zoysia gone to seed
I planted a zoysia lawn in N. Florida last year, it is just starting to green up but it looks like each new blade has a seed head. Since I've never has zoysia before, I can't tell if the seed...

zoysia grass
I have read about the zoysia grass in an magazine ad. I live in the Rep. of Panama. We have to seasons here: sunny and rainy. I was wondering how would the zoysia grass work out here, what are the...

zoysia grass
We live half way between Las Cruces NM, and El Paso TX, we have been considering buying zoysia grass plugs thru the mail. However, after reading negative responses we are confused now. Our soil is very sandy, our...

Zoysia Grass
I would like more information on Zoysia grass. When is the best time to plant it. How do you care for it. Are seeds better than plugs. If you have shady spots, will the zoysia grow and if not what is good to...

zoysia grass
I burned my Zoysia grass because it was not getting Green, What do i do after burning it so it will get green and grow?

Zoysia Grass
I have an established Yard of EL Toro zoysiagrass in Atlanta GA. The winters are relatively mild. Each spring I have large patches of grass that do not green-up with the rest of the grass. By June(8-9 weeks) these areas fill in and...

Zoysia grass
I'm having trouble with my zoysia grass. It may be some type of fungus, there is an orange or rust colored substance covering the grass (especially under my oak trees.) Can anyone help me. Thanks in advance

Zoysia grass
I live in Ky and my zoysia grass is slowly coming out of dormant. Should I go ahead and start mowing it now. The grass is about 2in tall because I wanted the grass to be warm through the winter. I'm wanting to know is that...

ZOYSIA GRASS
I have patches of zoysia grass, How can I get rid of it?????????????

ZOYSIA GRASS
HOW CAN I GET RID OF IT. I PULLED IT OUT 5YRS AGO KEEP FINDING IT .ITS LIKE PULLING OUT BARB WIRE .I DO NOT WANT IT CROSSING INTO NEIHBORING LAWNS. I PUT SOD IN BUT FEELS LIKE IM WALKING DIRT PLUGS. LIVE...

Zoysia grass
I am about to put sme Zoysia grass (via sod) on the lawn at this house we just purchased. My Wife is an avid guinea pig rescuer and at last count the number was 25 adn counting. Can I collectsome of the...

Zoysia Grass
I laid a pallet of Zoysia about a month ago an fertilized it about a week ago. Unfortunately I burned a nice strip down the center of my yard. Will this come back or should I get plugs to fill in the...

Zoysia Grass - Possible Damaging Effects
My Zoysia grass is starting to break up my blacktop driveway. Is there any chance it will damage my crawlspace foundation over time? I live near...

Zoysia grass and slugs and ants
Our front lawn is half zoysia grass and half regular grass. The half that is not Zoysia grass is infested with slugs and ants. We want to rid ourselves of the pest WITHOUT destroying the Zoysia...

Zoysia grass creeping into lawn
I mis-typed my e-mail address on the previous address. My question is how to eliminate zoysia grass that has somehow gotten into my lawn that consists of...

Zoysia grass for lower Michigan
Would you recommend a Zoysia grass for lower Michigan? If so, what type? I believe I have seen info that indicates some types will survive the cold weather, e.g Meyer-Z52.

Zoysia Grass Green All Year Round
I live in Maryland where we receive all 4 seasons sometimes to extremes. Most of the yards with zoysia planted are noticable brown shortly after the first...

zoysia grass lawn
I live in Loganville, GA (about 40 miles E of Atlanta) and have a coarse gravelly soil. I initally planted fescue to get quick...

zoysia grass lawn
I am considering buying some zoysia grass plugs through the mail from a company called zoysia farm nurseries in MD. Does anyone out there have...

zoysia grass seed
can someone please make some zoysia grass seed. gryznorcal

Zoysia Grass spreading into lawn
Somehow, zoysia grass must have blown onto my lawn which is primarily bluegrass and Kentucky rye. I want to keep it from taking over the lawn since I...

Zoysia Growth
I planted 2400 plugs of zoysia Meyer 4 weeks ago. I planted them in a checker pattern as advised by the famr in Maryland. Besides the weeds in between the plugs I see some growth, however I don't...

Zoysia Identification
Can anyone refer me to literature/web site on identifying the various cultivars of Zoysia?

Zoysia in a Augusta, GA
I've been in my home here in Augusta for about a year and having a heck of a time with bermuda and fescue seed in my backyard. Does anyone know if zoysia do well in this region? I'm...

zoysia in central Florida
I just laid a pallet of empress(trademark)zoysia as a test. If i like it, i plan on doing about 15,000 sq ft of it. Has any tried this grass? Any thing to look out for? Any thing...

Zoysia in Dallas, TX
I live in N. Dallas & currently have a bermuda lawn but am considering switching to zoysia. First, is this recommended? Second, if I scalp the lawn & seed will the zoysia establish well...

Zoysia in Houston
Does anyone know a good place to purchase Zoysia sod in Houston, TX? Also what is the latest month i can sod w/ Zoysia?

Zoysia in mostly shade
My backyard gets some morning sun, but not a lot and I was wondering whether El Toro might be a better alternative than fescue.

Zoysia in my bluegrass!!
I need some advice. Last year I sprayed this horrible grass called Zoysia with round up, then used a sod cutter to dig it out. I did 2500 sq feet of this, with one other person. I applied two to four inches...

Zoysia In OK
Hello from N Oklahoma! We live on a farm with a large yard. We have baren soil from digging a basement and having dirt work done in our yard. The soil has not grown much in 2 years. We have heard both good and bad about...

Zoysia in Seattle
I am looking for some advice on grass selection. I am re-doing my back lawn. I have started killed the existing grass off, and have new topsoil waiting in the wings. I grew up outside NYC and had...

Zoysia in Texas Panhandle
I have tall fescue in the back, which burns up every summer and bermuda in the front. Will Zoysia do well in Amarillo? Fast or slow growth? Thanks, Mac

Zoysia in the summer: How much Water
I have a semi established Zoysia lawn.. . by this I mean, it is probably 60% Zoysia well established and 40% seasonal weeds (I'm working on it. . .) . ....

Zoysia issues
Having issues with my Zoysia this year. Sodded last June. This year I see leaf blades that are striped on one side., then decline and die. I thought perhaps it was iron deficiency. Applied Ironite. No change. Can...

Zoysia lawn maintenance
Hello everyone! I have a large lawn for me (15, 000 sq ft) and I don't know what kind of grasses it is. I think it is a mixture of centipede and Bermuda. I don't like the...

zoysia looks sick after winter
last fall my myer zoysia looked picture perfect. i now have one spot thats completely dead after the winter. I did fertlize in the fall with 13-13-13. so i fertlized it...

Zoysia maintenance
Zoysia planted last year (2004) no real maintenance performed to this point. Weeds are sprouting, etc. Someone mentioned "top-dressing", but have no idea? Also, "rolling" the grass? any input would be...

Zoysia maintenance question
I just planted zoysia sod about a month ago. It is already a bit dormant in the back because of some cold nights and also it does not receive as much sun. Some weeds have...

zoysia or another...
Let me first say that I have been reading this bulleting board for some time and thought I would ask anyways... I live in zone 9, NJ I have dry sandy soil conditions PH Level is is 5.5 I...

Zoysia or Bermuda
My wife and I recently bought her granfathers house. My father in law has told me the yard is bermuda grass. Me being the no trusting soul that I am not sure the info and pics on the net are...

Zoysia or bermuda
We want to replace our bahaia lawn with either bermuda or zoysia this spring. We have researched both grasses. We do not have the time resources to completly remove the bahaia even though it has...

Zoysia or Bermuda in Central Texas
I live just North of San Antonio and I am trying to decide between sodding Bermuda Tiff or El Toro Zoysia. My lawn does have trees, but the sod will be layed in mostly open...

Zoysia or St. Augustine
We need to make a quick decision on grass. We live in central Texas and have shady areas. Also a black Lab that is always outdoors and kids that can't wait for grass. We need shade tolerance and...

Zoysia or St. Augustine
I live in South Texas where is hot and consistently humid. We also live on a barrier island, pretty consistent salty breeze. The winters are very mild on the island, next to never freezes. We are...

zoysia plug
I've got 15,000 sqft of fescue that gets reseeded and aerated every fall, looks great in spring, then gets FULL of crabgrass every summer. I'm sick of dumping time and money into it every year and it looks awful....

Zoysia Plugging; Buy or cut your own plugs
A quick question concerning plugging with Zoysia: I have reviewed a couple of companies who sell plugs. This seems expensive compared...

Zoysia plugs
Hey Gang! Let me "paint a picture" for you guys before posing my question. Back in the mid 50's, my grandfather "sprigged" his yard with Zoysia plugs that he mail ordered ... unsure of the type/hybrid of Zoysia, but...

Zoysia plugs
I life in North Alabama and am presently planting zoysia plugs. I had my yard graded last fall and rye grass planted. I got some Zenith sod and have begun plugging after tilling my yard. Should I kill the rye before...

zoysia problem
Our new house came with zoysia and i hate it. How do you get rid of this.. I have done some remolding of the landscape such as changing the walk way, removing a planting area,etc. Now I have...

Zoysia problems
We layed freash Zoysia in May of this year. The backyard is growing great but, the frontyard is weak and browning out in some areas. The backyard gets fulll sun while the front faces the north and only gets...

Zoysia Problems
My husband and I moved into our newly-built home in July 2004. We live in Austin, TX. We paid major $$ for zoysia sod instead of St. Augustine (we heard it uses less water) and also paid extra to...

Zoysia Problems
I have approximately 1,000 square feet of Empire Zoysia that generally receives full sun during the summertime. Unfortunately, the grass is not doing as well as I would like. I put the sod down...

Zoysia runners
I have a recently plugged zoysia lawn which has started to grow, there are lots of runners springing from the plugs. However many of the runners are not growing in good contact with the soil and not...

zoysia seed
I planted zoysia seed in the spring. At the time a friend insisted on adding rye grass to anchor the zoysia. The rye has been up for 2 months and will soon die. Is there any hope for the zoysia? Please help....

Zoysia Seed or Plug
I live in Florida, Tampa area, and I am cosidering installing Zoysia in my yard. I have St. Augustine in my yard now and It is getting patcy and to me it just dosen't look good. I have looked at...

Zoysia Seed or Plug
I live in Florida, Tampa area, and I am cosidering installing Zoysia in my yard. I have St. Augustine in my yard now and It is getting patcy and to me it just dosen't look good. I have looked at...

Zoysia- Seed or Plugs
My husband and I are going to plant our lawn this spring in Arizona once temp's are over 70 again. We are considering Zoysia, but are unsure if we should do plugs, seed or a mixture of...

Zoysia seed or sod
I live in a city named Marina in Monterey County, CA (about 100 mi south of San Francisco). The city is near the ocean and thus kind of foggy and misty cool with sandy soil. I have about 6000 sq ft yard in...

Zoysia seeds
Has anyone used zoysia seeds to start a new lawn? I am looking at Zenith and Companion (www.seedland.com). Please let me know how it went, and what the grass is like...soft, blade thickness, etc... Thanks!

Zoysia sod
I have new Zoysia sod that is dormant...we are having some work done in our backyard and the sod has been pulled back now for 6 days to allow trucks in and out of the back yard...when the od is put back, will it take or has it been too...

Zoysia Sod vs Fescue Sod
I live in Marietta, GA where it's usually hot/dry & I'm looking to sod my front yard, but don't know if I should lay down Zoysia Sod or Fescue Sod (which is more popular in my...

Zoysia sod with other grass breakthrough
I live in VA and hate this Zoysia lawn. It was here when we bought the house. I have performed all the fertilizing Spring, fall and winter as I thought I was suppose...

zoysia sodding
Today is 8/5/03. Is it too late to plant empire zoysia sod in central North Carolina?

Zoysia tenuifolia
Zoysia tenuifolia sources anywhere? I'm in Miami Florida but any source appreciated

zoysia tenuifolia
Hi. I live in Pensacola and am looking for a small amount of zoysia tenuifolia. Does anyone know of a nursery in Houston or Dallas that sells it. Any help appreciated.

Zoysia Thatch
Is there a way to lessen the thatch in my zoysia? After I cut the grass, it looks 1/2 brown because of the height of the thatch. Would I just cut the grass real low? It seems that may harm the grass,...

Zoysia thinning
I live in SE TN and have Meyer Zoysia that now covers 75% of my front yard. Beginning last season, I decided to become more serious about helping it along to full coverage. I acquired a reel mower, manually dethatched the yard...

Zoysia Types
I currently have some 8' diameter zoysia currently growing in my yard. I don't have a clue what variety is is. I live in the very southern tip of Illinois. What type of Zoysis will stay green the longest?

Zoysia versus St. Augustine
Hi everyone, Need some advice. Should I replant my current backyard of Marathon II (a fescue) with either zoysia or St. Augustine? (I'd probably do it the easy way by planting sprigs/plugs...

Zoysia Vs Bermuda
I have both Zoysia and Bermuda growing in my yard. Which of the two will eventually take over my yard?

Zoysia vs bermuda
Thanks to a prior owner my yard is 40% bermuda, 25% Zoysia, 10% bluegrass and 25% dirt. I would like the zoysia to take over the yard. Will it crowd out the bermuda? What can I do to help it out?...

zoysia vs centipede
Centipede is invading my zoysia. Can anyone recommend something to eleminate the centiped without killing zoysia?

Zoysia vs Palmetta St. Augustine
Grass master or anyone with knowledge about these two grasses? I have a few days to decide which of these two grasses to put in my yard. I have 80% of my centipede left in my...

Zoysia Vs. Bermuda... which will win
I bought a pallet and a half of El Toro zoysia to put in my yard in the shady areas where the bermuda was thinning out due to the shade. I put the squares...

Zoysia vs. Palmetto/Sapphire Sod in Miami
I am new to Miami (from Seattle) and am not used to the grasses down here. What we called weeds in the NW is considered grass here. We are about to sod the...

zoysia vs. st. augustine -- which will win
Which zoysia japonica varieties keep st. augustine from encroaching on it from neighboring areas, or will the st. augustine ultimately overtake the...

Zoysia with Wild Bermuda
I have a Zoysia lawn that has a few areas of Bermuda creeping in. What can I do to stop it?

Zoysia, dying or dormant in FL
I am in central FL with my first full winter with a new Empire Zoysia lawn. With the moderating temps now, I would have expected it to green up, now I am concerned it is...

Zoysia, Emerald
I live in North Carolina, and Emerald Zoysia sod was just planted in my front yard (750 sq. ft.). I have read that it is not cold hardy, and may be prone to cold damage (we get cold winters here). Should I plant a...

Zoysia, is it to good to be true
I am in Northern Nevada in the mountains. We get cold winters and warm summers. I have heard about zoysia lawn in ads. I have read comments of it being brown part of...

Zoysia, Zenith growing from seed
Has anyone grown Zenith Zosia from seed? Can you tell me about your experience and were you satisfied? Thanks.

zoysia/perennial rye in raleigh nc
Is it a good idea to overplant perennial rye with zoyia?

Zoysia: Too many options - HELP!
Alright. I've been reading this forum for a week now and I still don't feel like I'm any closer to figuring out which 'flavor' of Zoysia to plant. Here are my variables:...

zoysiafarms/zoysiagrass
I purchased zoysia plugs from zoysia farms several yrs ago (3?). plugger was junk- I broke it in about 5 minutes-.I ordered plugs in Feb. , got them in May, brown & ded...

zoysiagrass
I live in NJ and have zoysiagrass. I've used Scotts Winterizer and thatched it. This year its not looking as thick and weeds are coming through. Can Scotts combination fertilizer/weedkillers damage it? Also, my cat got a mole...

Zoysia-poor greening-need help
This is the second season in our new house with Zoysia. I don't know what variety, but that is was very nice the first year. Late last growing seasons a few patches appeared, now there...

Zoysia-Sand vs. Muck
I recently called a Zoysia grower in South Florida. Their sod is grown in muck, I have very well drained sandy soils. Does anyone know if this will be a problem? Should I try to find a grower who grows...

Zoysia-Sand vs. Muck
I recently called a Zoysia grower in South Florida. Their sod is grown in muck, I have very well drained sandy soils. Does anyone know if this will be a problem? Should I try to find a grower who grows...

Zoyzia in Delaware
This is my first visit to the forum. I like what I've read. My question is this: Living just south of PA (in DE), and having a 30 year old lawn of 1/2 unknown zoyzia(small blades and very...

zoyzia or bermuda
I live in northern Ca where the weather is hot and dry and water is scarce. Which would be better zoyzia or bermuda. Soil is of poor quality. I tried planting zoyzia plugs a few years ago but...

 

 

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