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Poa Annua (annual Bluegrass) Poa annua (annual Bluegrass) is a common winter annual grassy weed in all turf types, and it is one of the more frustrating weeds in home lawns from November to May. It will be found in all turf types, and is easily seen in warm season turf during the winter because… Read more »
Fescue Seeding in the Transitional Zone Pre-emergent has the ability to control crabgrass and other weeds from germinating from seed in the lawn. Pre-emergent applied in late winter/spring has broken down by now, allowing crabgrass and other weeds to germinate and develop. Pre-emergent is designed to break down in late July to early August so… Read more »
September is one of the more difficult times of the year for lawn care in this part of the country. This is when many homeowners have concerns about the amount of weeds in the lawn and declining turf (this is especially the case for Fescue turf). There are a couple uncontrollable reasons for this situation…. Read more »
Save on Seeding Please watch your email inbox for a chance to save 5% on your seeding this fall. Email will be sent out around mid-July. The email will have a link (Reserve Now!) at the bottom that will take you to the customer portal to add this service to your account. This is an… Read more »
Fairway Green Mosquito Control Program Safely enjoy the outdoors this summer by controlling disease-ridden mosquitos at home! We all know mosquitoes transmit diseases like West Nile Virus, Encephalitis, and Chikungunya. Now we have another one to worry about: Zika! Fairway Green’s Mosquito Control Program can help control Mosquitos giving you and your family peace of… Read more »
News and lawn care tips from Fairway Green in Raleigh.
The latest lawn care & landscaping news from Fairway Green
Poa annua (annual Bluegrass) has been the majority of customer and non-customer communications starting in mid-March. Poa annua appears to be worse this year due to our excessive soil saturation this winter and spring. We had the second wettest winter on record. Fairway Green’s March newsletter contained an article about water-logged soil influencing turfgrass written… Read more »
Why Do I Have Poa Annua (Annual Bluegrass)? Poa annua (annual bluegrass) is an annual grass that is being noticed more this month due to the large amount of tan colored seed heads the plant is producing now. It usually stands out in late April into May. The above-normal ground temperatures we had a couple… Read more »
Lawn care news and tips from Fairway Green.
Summer Crabgrass Control Starts Now Fairway Green and many other turf care managers will start their first application of pre-emergent Crabgrass control this month through early March. Crabgrass Germination will usually start when soil temperatures are about 53 degrees and 2 to 4 inches deep, which is late March or early April throughout the Transitional… Read more »
As we have mentioned, it’s important to be diligent about keeping leaves and other debris off of your turf. Severe damage will occur if leaves stay on your turf for extended periods. If you have a Fescue lawn that had seeding or sod in the fall, damage can be quick and severe. Rather than raking,… Read more »
Poa Annua (Annual Bluegrass) Poa annua (annual Bluegrass) is a common winter annual grassy weed seen in all turf types. Poa annua is one of the more frustrating weeds in home lawns from November to May. It is easily seen in warm season turf during the winter because the turf is dormant while Poa annua… Read more »
October 2020 News From Fairway Green As we mentioned last month, fall is an important time for lawn care! Here are some things to be aware of as the temperatures keep getting cooler. Fall Fescue Seeding Since North Carolina is in the transitional zone, fall is the best time to seed your fescue lawn. This… Read more »
We are seeing an alarming amount of Large Patch Fungus on warm season turf right now. Large Patch Fungus is a damaging disease on all warm season lawns in the fall and spring. However, Zoysia and Bermuda turf are more susceptible to severe injury. This disease is similar to Brown Patch Fungus on Fescue. Large… Read more »
Fescue Seeding in the Transitional Zone The proper time to seed tall fescue (cool season turf) in the Transitional Zone is at the end of August to mid-October; not the spring. Ground and air temperatures are in the best range for the longest period time for germination and root development. Most fescue lawns require some… Read more »