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St Augustine Grass Growing and Cutting Tips

August 21st, 2012

Deep blue-green, fast-growing and easily cultivated St. Augustine is uniquely suited to our climate and is one of Florida’s favorite turf grasses. Use these helpful tips to keep your St. Augustine lawn looking its best all year long. Never cut more than one-third of the total length of your lawn. Cutting grass too short interferes […]

“Winterize” Your St. Augustine Grass in Tampa

October 31st, 2011

As the first few cool nights happen upon the Tampa Bay area, most of us are extremely relieved and, once again, realize it is not 78 degrees and humid every night of the year in Central Florida. It also signals an opportune time to give our lawns a “wintertime fertilization” to make sure it survives […]

Apollo Beach Woman asks about her Brown Grass

September 27th, 2011

A woman came in to the nursery last week with an unfortunately common problem in her back yard.   After competently caring for her lush yard in the same house for over thirty years, she returned home from a 10 day vacation to find the grass was almost completely dead except for a few green patches.  Finding the source […]