Archive for the ‘Lawn Maintenance’ Category

Arizona Sod and Lawn Maintenance Tips

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

When you live in Arizona, sod and lawn maintenance tasks vary through out the year depending on the season. However, Evergreen Turf has a few tips you can use all year long to improve the overall health of your desert landscape. (more…)

Take-All Root Rot and Arizona Sod Lawns

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Struggling with lawn disease can be one of the most frustrating aspects of maintaining a nice Arizona sod lawn. Relatively recently a lawn disease was discovered that can take some time and effort to diagnose and treat. It is known as Take-All. (more…)

12 Water Conservation Tips for Arizona Sod Lawns

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

1. If you have automatic sprinklers, water your Arizona sod early in the morning. Wind and evaporation are at their weakest early in the morning. (more…)

How to Treat Fairy Rings in your Arizona Lawn

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Fairy rings are raised green spots in Arizona sod lawns that take the shape of a circle. Growing steadily every year, some fairy rings can reach diameters of three or more meters. In mythical folklore, fairy rings were the result of fairies coming out of the woods at night and dancing in circles in the grass. While a cute story, it sure doesn’t explain much. Luckily, science has come up with explanations for why these strange rings occur. (more…)

Reel Mowers and Sod in Arizona

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

This isn’t your fathers push mower. Reel mowers generally bring to mind the manual mowers of old that were set at a certain height and impossible to use with tall grass. While the tall grass argument is still valid, many reel mowers today are extremely high quality and meant to be used with a variety of other types of grass. The mowers are so precise the consumer is able to set the final height of the grass that they would prefer down to the 1/8 of an inch. While you will pay for such precision, the results are usually worth it, especially for those who take great pride in their Arizona sod lawn. (more…)