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Secret To A Green Lawn All Summer

What’s up y’all? Hope you are having a great summer! Yep, it’s here, first official full week of summer and it’s time to get your lawn nice and dark green. But keep in mind, we don’t want to push too much growth so keep things going nice and easy. If you want to use micronutrients, especially iron, to keep your lawn looking dark this summer, you may want to consider the MicroGreene product. Here is a video I did last Sunday showing you my results: This heavier app was done because I am running a Florida Blackout plan. Here in Manatee County, FL, we are not permitted to throw down nitrogen or phosphorus containing fertilizers from June 1 until the end of September. You can read about the ordinance and why we have it in place here. But here’s the thing: you can institute your own blackout on any lawn, no matter what the grass type, and keep a nice...

Treat Yourself This Father's Day

Happy Father's Day Week to all the dads and sons out there! As you all know, yard work is one of the best ways for fathers and sons to work together and accomplish goals while building a healthy relationship. So first off, make sure you take time this weekend to reach out to your dad or son and get outside together. Speaking to dads everywhere, I have some items discounted from now until Sunday that you could get and “Treat Yourself” this Father's Day. Since you can’t find Milorganite anywhere on shelves these days, maybe you want to at least represent what could have been with a camo cap, officially licensed khaki cap and coolies or gray on-the-go polo. All on sale now, here. Also, I did just get a fresh batch of lawn journals in and have them discounted with stickers and coolies or just by themselves. Lawn Flags are also fun for gags - we have an assortment...

Is It Too Late For Pre-Emergent?

What’s up y’all, hope you’re having a great April thus far! Lots of questions coming in this week, many more than normal and most are all around the same topics - so this email today is going to help answer some of those - simple and sweet. Also, if you want to hear even more common lawn questions from across the country, be sure to subscribe to the podcast either on YouTube, Itunes or Google Play. I always keep it light and positive so if you are looking for some good background noise during work or something to get you through your afternoon commute, please, give it a listen. First off, I want to remind you, in case you missed it: I have a full guide to pre-emergent herbicide applications. What to use, when to use it, and even a support video on how to apply it. Remember, we go by soil temperatures as our easy-to-understand milestones. If you are...