Tag: Lawn

Early Season Pre-Emerge

Friday, February, 20th, 2015 at 5:53 pm

A lot of people wonder why we begin applying pre-emergent so early in the year. Remember the old saying, “ An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” That couldn’t be more true than it is in lawn care! We are trying to accomplish a couple things with this early treatment: 1. To prevent and control winter broadleaf weeds like henbit and clover from coming up in your lawn and 2. Sometimes grassy [Read More...]

Scalping Your Lawn

Friday, February, 20th, 2015 at 5:52 pm

This is the time of year to start thinking about scalping your lawn. What I mean by scalping your lawn is to cut it as low as possible to remove all the old dead grass on top so that the sunlight can get to the roots of the new grass that is getting ready to come up. This lawn scalping will make your lawn green-up more evenly. If you live in an area where its possible, [Read More...]

Leveling Your Lawn

Friday, February, 20th, 2015 at 5:51 pm

Once you have scalped your lawn, it’s a good time to get some sand and level out those areas that are a little rough. With all of the grass off the top, you can get a good look at where those rough spots are and put sand in them to smooth them out. I like to use play sand in a bag because it’s easier to handle, but if you are doing a large area, you [Read More...]