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Happy Easter!

  The traditions have been carried through history for centuries with Easter upon us, thoughts turn to chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and tales of the Easter bunny. And to mark the Christian festival, revellers are already snapping up sweet treats and arranging Easter egg hunts. Bunnies and eggs have become symbols of Easter traditions… Continue Reading

Easter Holiday History

Easter, which celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead, is Christianity’s most important holiday. It has been called a moveable feast because it doesn’t fall on a set date every year, as most holidays do. Instead, Christian churches in the West celebrate Easter on the first Sunday following the full moon after the vernal equinox… Continue Reading

Lawn Irrigation Needs

Lawn irrigation needs vary by grass type. In general, warm-season grasses need about 20 percent less water than cool-season types. Tall fescue, if it’s healthy, develops a deep root system that gives this grass type the highest drought tolerance among cool-season grasses. Bermuda, centipede, St. Augustine and zoysia warm-season grasses also develop strong, deep root… Continue Reading

Fertilizer Timing: Warm Season

Fertilizer timing varies based on the type of grass you grow. In general, you want to feed a lawn just as it’s entering its peak growth. Fertilize warm-season grasses in late spring or early summer, just before grass hits its intense summer growing season. These grasses benefit from a second feeding in late summer. Continue Reading

Mowing

Mowing is probably the most time consuming activity of lawn maintenance. No matter what type of grass you tend, it’s vitally important to maintain a sharp mower blade, so that you’re cutting grass blades cleanly and not tearing them, which creates openings for pests and diseases to enter. It’s also equally key to know the… Continue Reading