Q: What role as a home owner can I play to help with the Control and Eliminate Brown Patch in my St. Augustine or zoysia Lawn?
A: Watering less frequently lowers the proliferation of Brown Patch in the Lawn.
Q: What is the difference between an Annual and a Perennial Weed, and how are they best controlled in my Lawn?
A: Perennial weeds can be controlled by spraying the weeds with Herbicide when seen.
A: Annual Weeds can be controlled with the use of a Pre-emergent Herbicide by controlling the seed before the weed is seen.
A: Sufficient watering is essential in order to maintain steady growth of desired turf and to minimize the chance of weed infestation in thin or bare areas.
Q: What is the best time of the year to apply Pre-emergent herbicide to my lawn for optimization in the weed control process?
A: The best time to apply Pre-emergent is before seed germination in the lawn.
Q: How much water does a St. Augustine Lawn require in order to stay healthy?
A: A healthy St. Augustine lawn requires a minimum of 1” of water 2 times a week in the warm months to promote healthy root growth.
This is the equivalent of 60-90 minutes on a rotor zone, and 25-35 minutes on a Spray Head Zone.
Q: Why does St. Augustine Grass need 1” of water per watering interval to Stay Healthy?
A: The root growth in St. Augustine is in direct correlation with the amount of water that it receives. This means that the health of the lawn is in direct correlation with the amount of water that it receives.
Q: What is the importance of Pre-Emergent weed control in a Florida Lawn?
A: The most important function of Pre-Emergent weed control is to prevent the germination of as many weeds as possible by strategically applying before the seeds can germinate in the spring and the fall.