Tag Archive: Turf

Tired of Turf? Try Groundcover Alternatives Instead!

If you’re like me, growing turfgrass is often more of a hassle than anything else.  Regardless of the species you plant, none tolerates shade well and it can seem like there is a never-ending list of chores and expenses that accompany lawn grass:  mowing (at least one a week during the summer), fertilizing, and constantly …

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Panhandle Turf Fertilization Workshop: March 4th or 11th

March 4th Workshop, Gulf Breeze Location, Registration on Eventbrite March 11th Workshop, Panama City Location, Registration on Eventbrite   AGENDA   9:00-9:25 Opening Session: Introduction to lawn fertilization, when to fertilize and why proper timing is important, the importance of having a soil test 9:35-11:35  Four concurrent 25-minute sessions: Soil profile example, soil texture example, soil test kits, …

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Doveweed: A Warm Season Turf Problem Most Visible In Fall

______________________Figure 1. Doveweed patch in St. Augustinegrass sod.__________________________ Ramon Leon, WFREC Weed Specialist Doveweed (Murdannia nudiflora) is a summer annual weed species that belongs to the dayflower family. Over the last three years, this weed has become an important weed problem in residential lawns and sod production. This weed has two key characteristics that make …

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Which Turf Should I Choose?

Some times the lawn just gets away from us.  It can be completely invaded by weeds or have a devastating disease or insect pest cause total destruction.  If your lawn is problem prone there are many cultural practices that can be modified to ensure a successful lawn, but sometimes the lawn is in need of a …

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Core, Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Training & Exam July 31, 2014

Core, Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Training & Exam July 31, 2014 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ***** 2 CEUs available in CORE and 2 CEUs available in O&T***** Location: Washington County Extension Office, at the  Agriculture Center 1424 Jackson Ave. Chipley, Fl. Suite A East Wing Conference Room   To Register Contact Matt or Cynthia at …

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