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tractor turf care nc state raleigh Warm Season Lawn Aeration April 24, 2018 - Core Aeration Bermuda, zoysia, centipede, and St. Augustine are warm season lawns. These lawns require core aeration to relieve compaction, and allow air and nutrients to get to the root zone. This is often considered one of the best investments to your lawn. Aeration usually occurs in the spring time, ...
raleigh nc Lawn Disease PreventionTreatment Lawn Disease Prevention and Treatment November 11, 2016 -   Grass, just like any other living organism, can catch diseases which affect its health. Because your lawn is an interconnected ecosystem of related plants living together, any disease causing damage in one part of the lawn can quickly spread. Thankfully, there are things you can do, not only to ...
grass aeration overseed lawn care Raleigh Aeration and Overseeding in the Raleigh area October 11, 2016 - The Triangle is located in the transitional zone. What that means for everyone with a fescue lawn is that it's time to aerate and over seed. The summer heat, compaction from high traffic and disease take a toll on cool season grasses. Fescue lawns can die under these conditions resulting ...
doak field dial park aeration raleigh The Importance of Seeding and Aerating Raleigh Area Lawns September 2, 2016 - PHOTO -- This is Kenny on our Kubota tractor using a deep tine aerator. Aeration is usually done on Bermuda turf athletic fields in the summer time. Here, Kenny is pulling 8 inch cores on Doak Field at NC State’s Dial Park. It would be nice if we could pull ...
grass raleigh lawn care etm Fescue vs Warm Season Grasses in Raleigh & the Triangle August 1, 2016 - Here in North Carolina we are fortunate to have the best of both worlds when it comes to turf choices. Farther north there are more cool season grasses, like blue grass and fescue, and south of us there are a variety of warm season grasses. In this area, both varieties ...
crabgrass raleigh lawn care Crabgrass care and lawns in Raleigh July 6, 2016 - Every year as the weather begins to warm-up, many homeowners look out across their lawn and wonder where things went wrong. Either there are large dead, brown areas, or maybe there is much more crabgrass (or crab grass) than they had expected. The homeowner may be especially surprised because they ...
lawn maintenance raleigh Summer Tips for Lawn Maintenance in Raleigh June 17, 2016 - Every homeowner wants to have a beautiful lawn, but not everyone knows what steps to take. Hopefully these tips can show you that with a little knowledge and effort, keeping a beautiful lawn doesn’t have to be a chore. Maybe you’ll learn, like millions of homeowners have, that maintaining your ...
fire ant Top choice for fire ant control April 7, 2011 - Fire ants are quickly becoming a serious problem in central and south-eastern parts of North Carolina. Invasive and aggressive, their venomous sting is dangerous to people and their pets. ETM Lawncare staff are certified by Bayer Environmental Science to apply Top Choice, a cutting-edge fire ant control. In a single ...