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...
How to Install and Water Sod

How to Install and Water Sod

If you want instant green grass, there’s no better answer than sod – it’s as easy as prepping the ground and rolling it out green side up. If you need grass outside the prime seeding window, sod can be installed any time when the ground isn’t’ frozen. Check out these...
Fall Armyworm Invasion

Fall Armyworm Invasion

Should I be concerned about Armyworms? In a typical fall season, armyworms are not a big concern for our region, and the last major infestation was in 2014. Fall armyworms are not indigenous to our area and do not overwinter here. Instead, they are larval of a moth...