Tis the season for aeration & seeding

In case you are wondering when the best time to aerate and seed your lawn, look no further. The answer is now, and here a just a few reasons why. Aeration alone relieves soil compaction and removes thatch allowing for better air and water movement through the soil...

New Seeds Arrived

The 2016 seed harvest was very productive. One of the things we learned about on our Oregon trip was that seed harvested the season prior, typically around Early to Mid July will have a better germination percentage then seed harvested in the same year. The reason is...

Where Does Turfgrass Seed Come From?

In June, we were given a great opportunity to see how new turf varieties are developed and grown into new varieties. Additionally, we saw how seed is harvested by the farmers for those around the rest of the country. Finally, a tour of a production facility where the...

Red Thread, and what you should know

Red Thread (laetisaria fuciformis) is a common turf disease that affects Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass and Perennial Ryegrass. Red Thread appears in small patches in your lawn that can sometimes coalesce and appear large in area. Red Thread typically active in spring and...