Mowing Height Matters!

A mature zoysia lawn mowed at 1 inch. This homeowner mows every 5 days for incredible results!

Maintaining a healthy, lush lawn is a point of pride for many homeowners. However, achieving and maintaining a beautiful lawn in Georgia requires proper knowledge of warm-season grasses. One of the most important aspects of lawn care is mowing your grass to the right height. In this article, we’ll explore why mowing your grass to the right height is so … Read More

The 2024 MLB Rickwood Field Game

Grass at Rickwood Field from Legacy Turf Farms

This year, Major League Baseball (MLB) revealed that instead of having a Field of Dreams game at the corn fields in Iowa, there will instead be a special game held at the historic Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Alabama. The Field of Dreams game did not take place in 2023 due to construction at the original site  which is still ongoing. … Read More

How to Encourage a Greener Lawn This Spring

How to Encourage a Greener Lawn This Spring While nurturing a lawn can be enjoyable, winter can cause warm and cool season turfgrasses to lose their green color and turn to a golden tan. This is a natural part of the life cycle of warm-season turfgrass, and it is actually good for the grass to take its “winter nap.” This … Read More

Timing is Everything: Pre-Emergent Weed Control for Your Bermuda or Zoysia Sod

Close up of zoysia grass

Timing is Everything: Pre-Emergent Weed Control for Your Bermuda or Zoysia Sod A lush, weed-free Bermuda or Zoysia lawn is a thing of beauty, but keeping it that way involves strategic planning and action. Pre-emergent weed control plays a crucial role in this defense, but timing is absolutely critical, especially for newly installed sod. Let’s delve into the specifics of … Read More

All About Lawn Mushrooms

A mushroom growing from a green lawn

How to Get Rid of Mushrooms in Your Lawn Lawn mushrooms are a common concern for homeowners striving to maintain a lush and healthy lawn. But while they may be a bit unsightly, it’s essential to know that lawn mushrooms aren’t all bad. They are fungi that feed off decaying organic matter in lawns. By doing this, they play an … Read More

Everything you Need to Know About Crabgrass

What is Crabgrass? What is Crabgrass? At its core, crabgrass is a stubborn, hearty type of weed that poses a ragged threat to any well-manicured lawn or turf field. Defined by its distinctive characteristics and tenacious growth habits, this pesky intruder often competes fiercely with cultivated grass throughout the United States   Botanically, crabgrass belongs to the Digitaria genus, encompassing … Read More

Fall Armyworms and How to Prevent Them

armyworm on a flower

What are Fall Armyworms? Lush, green lawns are always delightful to behold. However, maintaining these healthy expanses of greenery requires diligence from the onset of selection, installation, and care, which includes dealing with an array of potential pests. One such pest that Georgia homeowners and turf managers commonly grapple with is the fall armyworm.   Armyworms are destructive pests known … Read More

How Much Should You Water Your Lawn In The Summer?

Sprinkler watering sod

Summer season can be a challenging time for homeowners and landscapers alike when it comes to maintaining lush, green lawns. Providing the right amount of water remains an ongoing quest for most. But in the heat of the summer, exactly how much should you water your lawn? This post will guide you through ideal watering practices for different types of … Read More

How To Repair Patches And Bare Spots In Your Lawn

Maintaining a perfect lawn isn’t just about proper mowing; it’s about addressing issues promptly. If you’ve observed patches or bare spots in your lawn, this guide will provide you with insights on how to restore your lawn to its lush green glory. Our Legacy Turf Farms has all the resources you need to rehabilitate your lawn, starting from our Sod … Read More

Should You Overseed a Sod Lawn?

Overseeding a lawn is a common practice that often stirs up a lot of questions among homeowners. One of the most frequent questions is, “Should you overseed a sod lawn?” The answer to this question is nuanced, and the decision will depend on the specific circumstances and needs of your lawn. We want to help you understand when you should … Read More