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31 Jan 2019

Snow Mold Can Hurt Your Lawn

Snow molds are usually small and circular. They will have a variety of colors as the mold matures from grey, brown, to the mature stage of†dark red or even black.†To know for sure if it is snow mold, †take a sample into your county extension, †where they can give you a proper diagnosis.

Stopping Snow Mold on Turf Grass

Fall preparation: †Donít put down fertilizer on your lawn after the 1st frost comes in the fall. Putting down fertilizer too late will feed to mold, not the grass. For the best prevention apply fungicides in mid-fall before the frost.† ††

Keep Grass longer the last cut of your lawn in the fall should be 20% higher than when you normally cut the lawn. Make sure the lawn is clean of debris like dead leaves.

Spring preparation: break up large amounts of snow that are having trouble melting.

Having a great offense or a healthy lawn is the best defenses, having a healthy lawn with a great soil ph level will help to prevent snow mold. To have your soil checked for the ph level area check us out here.

 

Other things that can cause†damage†to your lawn.

Website Links: †

  1. State-by-State List of Soil Testing Labs at Cooperative Extension Offices
  2. How to Prevent Lawn & Grass Diseases

Citations:

Couch, H.B. †1995. Diseases of Turfgrasses, 3rd ed. †Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, FL. pp. 25-28.

Smiley, R.W., Dernoeden, P.H., and Clarke, B.B. †2005. Compendium of Turfgrass Diseases, 3rd ed. APS Press, St. Paul, MN. pp. 91-94.

By: Sprinkler Master Repair Franchise

06 Jun 2018

Tip #6 Sprinkler System

Follow our 6 tips to have the best looking lawn on the block this summer!

Tip #6: Keeping your sprinkler system up and running – The most important thing you can do to keep your lawn green and healthy is to ensure that it is being watered properly by your lawn sprinkler system. If your sprinkler system needs a repair or you need a sprinkler system installed, give the masterís a call! Find your location here.

 

06 Jun 2018

Tip #4 Mow in a Pattern

Follow our 6 tips to have the best looking lawn on the block this summer!

Tip #4: Mow in a pattern – Mowing your lawn in a pattern can add a great finishing touch to your lush, green lawn. There are several different patterns you can try, and here are a few examples:

lawn patterns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s some tips for DIY!

https://www.blackanddecker.com/ideas-and-inspiration/projects/mowing-lawn-patterns

 

Don’t feel like DIY? These guys can help!

https://www.trugreen.com/