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Fall Pre-Emergent Lawn Care Strategies

It’s time to prepare for fall, y’all. Doesn’t matter where you live, it’s time to think about your strategy. Far north, far south or anywhere in between, there are some fall preparations we all need to consider.

Pre-Emergent Got Snowed On and First Cut Zoysia Update

ALERT: I am getting multiple emails and posts on FB asking “is this poa trivialis?” “is this “poa annua?” is this “goose, dallis or crabgrass?” etc etc. to the point where people are getting anxiety over it! I’ll be addressing this on the podcast this week so be sure to subscribe! Now to this week’s regularly scheduled email... Hello Lawn Care Nut! I’ve got so much to share this week and I hope you’ll enjoy it all! First off, I had a good time making this week’s primary video entitled, “Lawn Care Tips For Beginners” which is kind of a rehash of 3 core basics to our strategy. It’s always a good idea to get back to basics and it’s definitely fun for me to try and make the same content fresh year after year. What’s funny about those beginners videos is they also serve as a good reminder to me, too. And the primary one of those being frequent...

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...

When To Apply Prodiamine 65 WDG (Water Dispersible Granule) In Spring Using Split Applications Part 2

This is a 2 part breakdown of Prodiamine 65 WDG giving you a yearly application schedule with soil temperature milestones. Part 1 of this series can be found here. So you want to understand the meaning of a “split application” or “split app” of prodiamine pre-emergent herbicide and you want to do it liquid. In the previous post, I broke down all the costs of applying your prodiamine in this manner and I’m sure that peaked a lot of interest among you more advanced Lawn Care Nuts. That said, let’s first take a look at the label. THIS IS AN ADVANCED STRATEGY - NOT FOR BEGINNERS. In my label booklet from my product - this is page 10. If you notice here in the screenshot, they are basically telling us how many months of pre-emergent control or effectiveness we should get at these various rates (these are targets and vary by region). The challenge we have is these calculations are...

Spring prep, warm season, cool season and transition zone lawns

Question from the field: “Allyn, if I apply my pre-emergent and get a heavy downpour right after, did it all wash away?” This is a tough one to logic your way through. I totally understand the feeling that have about it. You really need it to work and are wondering if you should re-apply.