Lawn & Sod Blog

Colorado Blue™ is a drought tolerant blend of elite Kentucky bluegrasses that is a fine textured and very dense turf.

Colorado Blue™ Kentucky Bluegrass Sod

January 15, 2014// Bruce Scott
Blue heelers love to resting on bluegrass lawns. High concentrations of nitrogen present in the ammonia component of your dog’s urine damages your lawn and create dog spots.

Dog Gone Dog Spots

August 30, 2013// Joe Wilkins III
Soil preparation is the best way to use less water in your lawn before sodding.

Save Water, Soil Prep

May 18, 2013// Joe Wilkins III
Rain and snow have a lower pH and makes it easier for your lawn to get the nutrients it needs from fertilizer.

Dinner and a Drink, (fertilizer + precipitation)

April 23, 2013// Joe Wilkins III
Cool-season turf grasses grow roots in the spring.

Growing Roots this Spring

April 19, 2013// Joe Wilkins III
Combat grassy weeds in your yard with a spring application of pre-emergent herbicides.

Control Spring Crabgrass

March 25, 2013// Bruce Scott
Spring snow blankets Green Valley Turf Co. in Littleton, Colorado.

Thanks for the Snow

February 28, 2013// Bruce Scott
Spring is the best time to sod because the root systems of grasses start growing activity.

Spring Sodding

May 2, 2012// Joe Wilkins III
Gray snow mold is commonly found in yards in north facing areas where snow has been in the spring.

Gray Snow Mold

March 22, 2012// Joe Wilkins III
Dormant sod roots slowly over the winter.

Sodding in the Winter

February 21, 2012// Joe Wilkins III
Rusty Wilkins, owner and founder of Green Valley Turf Co is the GreenCo Person of the Year for 2012.

GreenCo Person of the Year

February 7, 2012// Joe Wilkins III
Voles make tunnels in your lawn when it is covered with snow and damage it.

Control The Vole

January 6, 2012// Joe Wilkins III
Brown spots appear in newly sodded yards due to a lack of water.

Brown Spots?

August 1, 2011// Joe Wilkins III
Your lawn is too wet if you have Mushrooms.

Mushrooms & Your Lawn

July 8, 2011// Joe Wilkins III
Dandelions and other broad leaf weeds are in full bloom in spring due to warmer soil temperatures.

Dandelion Time

May 16, 2011// Joe Wilkins III
Your lawn needs to be fertilized after winter dormancy.

Spring Feed N-P-K

April 21, 2011// Joe Wilkins III
Core aeration opens up the ground and allows air to get into the root system of your lawn.

Pull Some Plugs

April 11, 2011// Joe Wilkins III
Check your sprinklers heads when you turn on you sprinkler system in the spring.

Spring Into Irrigation

April 1, 2011// Joe Wilkins III