Mowing Height of Cut for Your Grass

Mowing Height of Cut for Your Grass

What Is HOC?  In reference to lawn or turf, HOC is an acronym for “height of cut”. Cool season grasses such as Heat Wave, Macho Mix, Estate Mix, Blue Wave and Stadium Special, the optimum height of cut is between 3-4 inches.  During the cooler spring and...
Syringing Turf During Extreme Heat

Syringing Turf During Extreme Heat

Did you know that grass plants sweat? Grass plants cool themselves by transpiring water through openings on their leaf surface. These tiny cells open and close, depending on the plant’s moisture level. In well-watered turf, heat energy from the leaves is used to...
How to Control Bagworms

How to Control Bagworms

What are Bagworms?You’ve seen them hanging from evergreens and spruce trees every summer. Left unchecked bagworm populations will grow to damaging levels very quickly. One adult bagworm can produce over 1,000 baby bagworms.When to Spray BagwormsLate May to early June...