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Things you could or should be doing in your garden ... 


FEBRUARY

Turf:
  • Bermuda/Zoysia: Prer-emerge for summer annual weeds
  • Fescue: Pre-emerge for summer annual weeds
  • Winter Rye: Mow weekly, irrigate as needed, add IRON beginning of February to add a ruich green color to the grass blades.
Irrigation:
  • Turn system on IF needed and monitor for leaks.

MARCH

Turf:
  • Bermuda/Zoysia: Spot spray with post emergent; begin irrigation program (1/2 " H20 about twice a week)
  • Fescue: Fertilize with 1/2 lb/1,000 nitrogen
  • Winter Rye: Spot spray for weeds. Irrigate as needed.
Irrigation:
Check your system for the season! Turn on system and begin making adjustments to heads for best coverage. Make sure to clean/replace screens in heads to this prevent clogs and give the best coverage. Look for leaks in system, repair when necessary. This is the time to make sure you are using correct heads for watering, make adjustments/replace where necessary.

APRIL

Turf:
  • Bermuda/Zoysia: For goosegrass control, apply a pre-emergent in LATE April
  • Fescue: (Optional) Fertilize with 1/2 lb/1,000 nitrogen for color, irrigate when needed (1/2" water twice a week)
  • Winter Rye: Spot spray for weeds. Irrigate as needed.
Irrigation:
Continue to monitor for leaks/breaks. Make head adjustments when necessary.