White Grub Control in Turf

White Grub Control in Turf

What Is a White Grub? White grubs can be one of the most damaging insects to your turf and unfortunately, the better the grass, the more likely the grubs are to attack. Grubs are the larval stage of several large beetles – June Bugs, May Beetles, Masked Chafer...
How Much to Water New Grass Seed

How Much to Water New Grass Seed

How Often to Water Grass Seed The age-old question comes with an age-old answer – enough so it grows! Uncle knows that’s not very helpful, so here are a few tips for making sure you water your new seed enough to see excellent results. Water Frequently and Lightly The...
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...