July 3, 2012
Do you have a "healthy" lawn?
Our local golf course at Two Rivers at Governor's Land will require 6800 tons of sand and 2800 tons of gravel and a lot of digging to rebuild their greens subsurface and bunkers, where Kingsmill-type sand was chosen for its playability, less propensity for plugged lies, maintenance requirements and price.
Then there are the fungus diseases such as dollar spot that attack during the hot humid spells we have experienced lately. Many homeowners wait to apply fungicides until they see the damage instead of applying it as a prevention.
Voles are another bane to golf courses as well as homeowners, but that’s a topic worthy of an entire future posting.
MORE LAWN INFO:
See Virginia Tech’s recommended cool and warm season grasses for homeowners in 2012 and other turf guidelines such as summer care for cool season grasses. You can easily spend an hour or two reading these helpful reports.
Labels: lawns and landscaping