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Two rain gauges rest in Kentucky Bluegrass. One in a greener portion of lawn and the other in a brown spot.

The Cup Test

If you’ve been noticing brown spots, or generally want to make sure your sprinkler system is running efficiently, a great way to do that is with the cup test!

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A close up on fresh green kentucky bluegrass

5 Reasons Lawns are Beneficial For the Environment

It can be easy to write off turf as a sign of excess or purely there for aesthetics, but it couldn’t be further from the truth. According to one of America’s leading turf experts and the chief scientist at the International Sports Turf Institute, James B.

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A butterfly rests in green Kentucky Bluegrass

4 Steps to Success With Your Spring Lawn

Happy Spring! The sun is starting to come out, everything is beginning to green up, and we’re starting to get those beautiful fleeting days of perfect weather -- in between the record breaking blizzards of course!

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30% increased efficiency over sprays nozzles, the MP Rotator.

Smart Irrigation

July is Smart Irrigation Month. One of the key parts of saving water is to have a water efficient sprinkler system. To celebrate Smart Irrigation Month, we switched out our spray head nozzles for MP Rotators.

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It has been a very wet May in the Denver area

Wet Spring Lawn Care

This spring in Colorado has brought record rainfall and cool temperatures, making spring lawn care a little bit trickier. The first thing to do is turn off your sprinklers! With all this natural moisture, there’s no need to water. In fact, it can lead to other problems with your grass.

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By paying close attention to the way the snow melts in your yard, you can easily see what areas are prone to drying out first and find heat sinks.

Heat Sinks and Your Lawn

Winter is a great time to get to know the different areas of your lawn. By using the winter weather, you can see if your lawn has heat sinks, areas in your yard that tend to be hotter than the rest.

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Soak and spray watering gets water into the root zone of your lawn.

Soak & Spray Lawn Watering

In the heat of the summer watering can sometimes feel like a fruitless endeavor. Lawns are still dry and watering may not seem to be helping. If you have spray or pop-up sprinkler heads then this could be the answer.

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 New sod needs to be watered when the blades of the grass turn brown.

Brown Spots in New Sod

As the cooler spring days fade into the heat of summer, a lot of new lawns have been plagued with brown spots. However, there is no need to worry as these can easily be fixed. Typically, brown spots are caused by a lack of watering.

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Wild rabbits and bunnies love to eat grass from your lawn.

Rabbit Damage in Your Lawn

This year, the rabbit population seems to be running rampant! It could be due to the extra precipitation we’ve been having that leads to there being more food for them to eat. If their food is abundant then the number of litters will increase.

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Legacy® Buffalograss has a fine textured leaf blade and a sage green color.

Legacy® Buffalograss Sod

Buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloides) is a warm season grass that is native to Colorado.  Uniquely adapted to our semi-arid climate, buffalograss performs well at elevations up to 6,500 feet.

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