Preventing the Arrival of Crabgrass

Weeds can be very troublesome in any yard, and when weed growth can blend in with the grass itself, you may feel unsure about what action you can really take. One weed that behaves in this way are known as annual grasses.
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Your 2023 Lawn Care Calendar

Caring for your lawn and garden involves so much more than just mowing and watering, and taking those extra steps to ensure root health and promote growth makes all the difference. Most of the time, actions you can take to improve your lawn's growth and color need to take place regularly, and before the growing season. 

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How Horticultural Oils Improve Plant Health

As we begin to enter the winter months here in Georgia, our lawns and gardens will begin to enter their dormant periods. The dormant period will definitely come with some advantages, the obvious being you can take a good, long break from mowing your lawn regularly. One other great way to take advantage of this dormant season experienced by your lawn and garden is by making use of horticultural oils, sometimes known as "dormant oils." 

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Pre-Winter Lawn Care Tips

You may have noticed that Georgia's fall was warmer than other autumns in the past, and this wasn't necessarily a surprise. Some months in the first half of 2022 were full of record-breaking heat for the metro-Atlanta area, and this should continue well into the early winter weeks. 

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Identifying Lawn Pests in the Fall

With those humid, summer months behind us, the days of pesky mosquitoes are beginning to fall behind us as well. The arrival of cooler days does not mean our lawns will be without pests. In fact, this time of the year brings several types of pests you may not see all year around. 

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Tackling Bare Spots in Your Fescue

One of the most frustrating things to see in your lawn is a bare spot. Patchy areas where the grass just doesn't seem to grow can happen for a couple of reasons, and fixing them isn't nearly as difficult as you may think. 

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3 Ways to Tackle Leaf Removal

Here in Georgia, we are surrounded by trees, which really just means that by mid-autumn, our lawns are covered in a blanket of crunchy brown and orange leaves. Now, as much as we love this scenery, people typically don't want their lawns, driveways, sidewalks, and streets covered in leaves for too long.

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Up to Date on Flea & Tick Treatments?

Your lawn can be a host to a number of pests and insects, and with the ever ranging and unpredictable Georgia climate, pests like fleas and ticks can be a nuisance all year long. Since their livelihood relies on having a warm-blooded host, these insects are technically parasites. Controlling their presence in your lawn is crucial in keeping your family and pets safe from irritation, bites, and even disease.

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Turf Painting 101

Oftentimes when people think of turf painting, they might think of the lines that workers paint on a football field or a baseball diamond before a game, but did you know turf painting actually can be a great way to beautify your lawn? 

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Your Fescue Lawn: A Fall To-Do List

While most might think their lawn should get the most attention in the summer and spring months, a lawn seeded with Fescue grass should get primary care during the Fall, right before the coldest months. Fescue, a cold season grass, is extremely popular in Georgia. It holds up great in lawns that have varying amounts of sun and shade, making it very versatile for suburban areas with different levels of tree and home coverage. 

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When to Fight Spring Dead Spot

When you picture your perfect Spring and Summer lawn you might think of freshly-cut, green grass, absolutely free of dead spots. One of the most common diseases that spoil your spring lawn is Spring Dead Spot (SDS), and taking action starts earlier in the year than you might think. 

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Say Goodbye to Summer Weeds

When you picture your perfect lawn, you may think of freshly cut grass that is the perfect shade of green, trimmed shrubs, and blooming flowers, but somewhere around the corner or against the side of your home, are those pesky weeds that just will not go away. 

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Is Your Lawn Suffering From Brown Patch?

High humidity and daily temperatures over 80⁰ make your lawn vulnerable to what is known as Brown Patch, known for its spotty, ring-shaped brown spots it can leave on your grass. This lawn disease is caused by fungal growth and can leave your lawn looking less than stellar.

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Identifying & Controlling Fire Ants

Georgia is home to many different species of ants, and while most types may be known for searching for something sweet at your next backyard BBQ, one of the most detrimental to your lawn, family, and pets are Fire Ants.

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Let Your Lawn Live Its Best Life

Georgia's climate is home to many different grass types, all of which have their own special look, feel, and types of care. Knowing which type of grass you have is vital to year-round lawn health amidst Georgia's heat, humidity, and everything in between. We've broken down the different types of grass in Georgia to help you best understand how to let your lawn prosper!

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Turn Your Lawn into the Perfect Summer Hangout

Summer is the time of year where your lawn can really take the center stage as your home's primary social space. Between grills, bonfires, parties, Slip 'n' Slides, and more, your lawn can really take a beating from all of the use it's getting. On top of that, summer is unfortunately the preferred time for many pests, too. We've put together a short guide on lawn care during the summer to help you to keep your lawn strong and green throughout the hottest months of the year!

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Your Seasonal Lawn Watering Guide

Anyone familiar with plants or gardening knows that in general, plants need three things: water, sunlight, and nutritious soil. However, the balance between those three elements can get quite specific, and if it is thrown off can lead to disease or worse for your plants. Grass is no different, and because you can't bring your lawn inside for the cold months, proper year-round care is essential. We've put together a quick guide on how best to water your lawn for all four seasons of the year.

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Everything You Didn’t Know About Lawn Mowing

Here at AgroPro, we take mowing very seriously. Mowing may be one of the most basic types of maintenance you can perform on grass, but its importance cannot be understated. The way you mow, the frequency with which you do it, and other factors can have a tremendous impact on the overall appearance and health of your lawn. With all that said, here are a few interesting tidbits of knowledge about lawn mowing you may not have known! 

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8 Benefits of Keeping a Healthy Lawn

If your home has a lawn, it's probably safe to say that the green space was one of the deciding factors that led you to purchase that particular home. Other than the appearance of the home itself, your lawn makes up a huge portion of your property's curb appeal – but did you know there are additional benefits to having a well-maintained lawn? A well-maintained lawn can help to provide a healthier, more pleasant environment for you, your family and your community. Here are some interesting facts about lawns that you may not be aware of: 

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Spring is the Season for Core Aeration

As the weather continues to warm up, now is the time to be proactive on lawn care to ensure that your grass grows with plenty of vigor and color. One of the ways to ensure a healthy Metro Atlanta lawn come springtime is to employ core aeration techniques that will provide your soil with the means to distribute nutrients more thoroughly. Core aeration during the summer is a relatively simple process, but can pose tremendous benefits to your lawn, and the results will be visible within the next 6-8 weeks.

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