Blog Category: Turf Tips

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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Dog spots are created by the high concentrations of nitrogen present in the ammonia component of your dog’s urine.

Dog Gone Dog Spots

No more of those pesky dog spots! Are you a proud owner of a furry friend? Then, you may be noticing some brown spots forming in your lawn where your dog likes to relieve itself.

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Save Water, Soil Prep

Soil preparation or soil amendment is the most important step in growing a healthy lawn. Without the proper conditions in place, even the finest sod will have a tough time establishing a good root system.

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Rain and snow has a lower pH and makes it easier for your grass to get the nutrients it needs from lawn fertilizer.

Dinner and a Drink, (fertilizer + precipitation)

Even plants deserve a special treat every now and then; indulge your lawn to a night out on the town by fertilizing right before a rain or snow storm!

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Growing Roots this Spring

Underneath the radiant green of your lawn lies a thriving ecosystem of its own teeming with life, the root system!

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Control Spring Crabgrass

Pre-emergent herbicides can be useful in maintaining a healthy lawn.  Herbicides can be categorized as either pre-emergent or post emergent.  Post emergent herbicides are applied to the foliage of weeds that are already growing and are visible in your l

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Thanks for the Snow

The last two weeks of February have finally ushered in snow along the Front Range; you remember the white stuff.

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Don’t worry about snow or freezing temperatures when sodding in the spring.

Spring Sodding

Spring is a terrific time to sod! Beat the summer heat and install sod now when the temperatures are cooler. In spring, the root systems of Bluegrass and other cool season grasses will come alive and will root quickly.

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