Zoysia grass is a popular choice for homeowners due to its ability to withstand heat, drought, and heavy foot traffic. It’s also known for its lush, carpet-like appearance. However, not all Zoysia grasses are created equal. There are several different types of Zoysia grass, each with its own unique characteristics and care requirements. In this article, we’ll explore some of … Read More
Mowing Height Matters!
Maintaining a healthy, lush lawn is a point of pride for many homeowners. However, achieving and maintaining a beautiful lawn requires proper care and attention. 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 important and why … Read More
How to Measure Your Yard for Sod
Measuring your yard’s square footage is an essential step when buying sod. It helps you to determine the amount of sod required for your lawn, which in turn helps you to calculate the cost of sod and the quantity of soil, fertilizer, and other materials that you may need. In this blog post, we will explain the process of how … Read More
Identifying and Treating Lawn Fungus
Maintaining a beautiful, lush lawn requires regular care and attention, including watering, fertilizing, and mowing. However, even with proper maintenance, your lawn may be susceptible to various fungal diseases. Lawn grass fungus can cause unsightly brown patches, thinning grass, and even death of the grass blades. In this article, we will discuss how to identify some of the most common … Read More
When & Why to Fertilize Your Lawn
Are You Feeding the Weeds, or Feeding Your Lawn? You’re excited for spring. You’re gearing up for warmer weather — though it may be a few weeks away, yet. You’ve planned ahead and you’re treating the lawn with a head-start fertilizer, making sure it will have enough nutrients for a healthy start. But wait! Early spring is actually too … Read More
Controlling Weeds in the Spring
Do you find yourself picking weeds while you chat with your neighbor outside? Do you find you want to call TruGreen or some other treatment company on Saturday night after you’ve spent all day spraying, whacking, and pulling weeds? If you are in this situation, you’re probably hoping to find an herbicide to take care of your weed problem. Rather … Read More
What is Lawn Aeration?
Lawn aeration is an important lawn maintenance process that can help promote good yard health. Core aeration is the most common aeration practice, and it’s one that Legacy Turf Farms recommends for our customers here in Georgia! A core aeration machine mechanically removes plugs or “cores” of soil from a lawn. This allows for air and water to permeate further … Read More
Can You Install Sod in the Winter?
Whether or not you can install sod in the winter depends on a few different factors. While sod is an easy way to transform your yard into a beautiful and green landscape, there are risks to installing in the winter that you should take into consideration. Depending on where you live, winter weather can be harsh. It’s important to consider … Read More
5 Winter Lawn Care Tips
During the spring and summer, our lawns are often on our minds. These are the times of year that we want to be outside enjoying them, so they get a lot of attention. But if you want that beautiful lawn in May and June there is a lot you can do to help in December and January! Here are some … Read More
Why Buying Certified Sod Matters
Did you know that there is a difference between certified and uncertified turf grass? It’s more than just a fancy title! The Georgia Crop Improvement Association (GCIA) is a non-profit organization. They are an agency dedicated to preserving the overall wellness of the green industry in the state of Georgia! GCIA turf inspectors are trained to identify noxious weeds, off-type … Read More