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Lawns Turning Brown - Reasons and Solutions

Lawns turning brown, or even a yellow color is a cause of concern for most lawn owners, and is a signifier that we may have problems with our lawn which can be either mild or more severe in nature, depending on what the cause is...
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Top Dressing Saint Augustine Lawn

Top dressing lawns is another tool we can use to help our Saint Augustine turf in two different ways. The first reason to top dress a Saint Augustine lawn is to add organic nutrients to the lawn, and the second reason is to level...
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Saint Augustine Lawn Seeding

Seeding in Saint Augustine grass lawns can be a concern for many lawn owners. While all lawn types go to seed, as do all plants in one form or another, the differences in how these seeds present themselves is very different...
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Controlling St Augustine Thatch With Lawn Mowing

Thatch is often of some concern with Saint Augustine lawns, especially after the lawns have been established a long time, the problem is that St Augustine thatches much more heavily than any other grass type. This is made worse...
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How To Remove An Old St Augustine Grass Lawn

Lets face it, many Saint Augustine lawns, especially those grown in full sun, can oftentimes have a limited lifespan. The main reason for this sometimes limited lifespan is the ever increasing thatch layer of Saint Augustine...
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Aerification Of Saint Augustine Grass

Lawn coring or aerification provides many benefits for home lawns, and this is especially true for many Saint Augustine grass lawns too. And the major benefit for aerating Saint Augustine lawns is the reduction in thatch that can...
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Can Saint Augustine Grass Be Vertimowed

Vertimowing is one term used to describe the de-thatching process for lawns. The process is designed to remove the old dead layer of thatch from lawns, so that the lawn can regenerate itself while controlling the build up of...
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Repair A Damaged Saint Augustine Lawn

While Saint Augustine grass does do a very good job at standing up to wear and tear, it can still become damaged due to overuse for long periods of time, or through neglect of good lawn care practices over the life of the lawn.
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Repair A Water Logged St Augustine Lawn

Many regions have soil types which have a heavy silt or clay content which often results in the soil constantly retaining too much water at all times. It’s the very fine particles within these soil types which causes them to...
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Why Does Saint Augustine Grass Thatch

Thatching in Saint Augustine grass is discussed frequently on this site, and that’s mainly because it is a real trait which is prevalent in all St Augustine grasses that some people may like, while others may not prefer, this...
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Solving Extreme Thatching In St Augustine Lawns

The thatch in Saint Augustine lawns has always been a concern for owners of this grass type. If not properly controlled and managed throughout the life of the Saint Augustine lawn, it will continue to raise and grow higher as the...
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Controlling Seeding In Saint Augustine Grass

As outlined in other articles about seeding in Saint Augustine lawns, there are several negative side effects which occur when Saint Augustine grass goes to seed. The main concerns are that the lawn becomes uncomfortable for...
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Remove Excessive Shade For Best Lawn Health

All lawns and plants need direct sunlight for life. Sunlight is the solar power generator which drives the photosynthesis process in lawns and plants, which in turn provides food for lawn and plant growth. Sunlight is essential...

 
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