Top Watering Practices for Georgia's Scorching Summer

Maintaining a vibrant, healthy lawn or garden throughout Georgia's scorching summer months requires strategic watering practices. As the relentless sun beats down and temperatures soar, proper hydration becomes paramount for your lawn's survival and vitality. 

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Identifying and Combatting 3 Top Georgia Lawn Diseases

Georgia is known for its hot and humid summers, creating perfect conditions for fungi and other lawn diseases. Every Georgia lawn is susceptible to turf disease. The best way to prevent severe outbreaks is by promoting healthy growth through proper mowing and watering practices throughout the summer months.

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Beat the Heat: Tips for Avoiding Drought Stress on Your Lawn This Summer

Summer in Georgia can be tough on your lawn. With blazing temperatures and occasional drought conditions, it's essential to take proactive steps to keep your grass healthy and vibrant. At AgroPro, we understand the challenges that come with maintaining a lush lawn during the summer months. Here are some expert tips to help you avoid drought stress and keep your lawn looking its best. 

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Unlocking a Lusher Lawn in Georgia with Core Aeration

As summer approaches and you begin to envision a lush, vibrant lawn, it's crucial to consider not just what you can see, but also what lies beneath. At AgroPro, we understand that the secret to a healthy lawn starts from the ground up—literally. That's why we're diving deep into core aeration, a key practice that can transform your lawn from lackluster to luxurious.

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Is Your Lawn Dead or Just Dormant?

While we are beyond winter months and cold temperatures here in Georgia, you may have noticed that these late Spring days are not as harsh as they have been in years past. Believe us, the hot days will come, but this slight delay in warming up may be impacting your lawn's ability to "wake up". 

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Uncovering the World of Fire Ants

One of the most unsightly things that can ruin a good looking lawn isn't just a bare spot, it's a fire ant hill! Fire ants begin to take over areas of grass during the hot months, so gearing up to spot them in your lawn is crucial to know going into the Summer.

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Your Guide to Avoiding Mosquitoes in Georgia

We all know the feeling of enjoying a warm Summer evening, hearing a low buzzing sound and by the time you can slap your ankles a pesky mosquito has already done its damage. While they are extremely prevalent here in Georgia, that doesn't mean you have to let them "suck" the fun out of your Summer!

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Identifying & Controlling Fire Ants

Georgia is home to many different species of ants, and while most types may be known for searching for something sweet at your next backyard BBQ, one of the most detrimental to your lawn, family, and pets are Fire Ants.

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Six Vibrant Flowers to Discover in Georgia this Spring

As the cold of winter slowly starts to melt away, we start to embrace the warm of springtime. North Georgia comes alive with the vibrant blooms of spring flowers. From the warm colors of marigolds to the first blooms of daffodils, the Georgia spring is a perfect time for flower enthusiasts and gardeners. Here's a guide to the top six vibrant spring flowers you can discover across Georgia, promising a marvel of blossoms and fragrances to brighten your lawn.

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Soil Aeration: The Key to Healthy Grass in Georgia

For warm-season lawns in Georgia, the best time to aerate is in the spring through the early summer. For cool-season lawns such as tall fescue, we recommend aerating and overseeding each fall.

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Groundhog Day: What to Expect for Your Lawn with More Winter or an Early Spring

Today, February 2nd, marks the 137th Groundhog Day! Since the original prediction in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania in 1887, the aptly-named "Punxsutawney Phil" has only been correct about the coming weather patterns around 39% of the time. 

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Your 2024 Ultimate Lawn Care Calendar

With the arrival of a brand new year there's no better time than the present to get started on planning out essential care for your lawn for 2024! A well-kept and lush lawn doesn't sprout up overnight, it requires year-round effort to maintain growth, prevent disease and more. From those hot summer days to the cold winter nights, check out our ulti...

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Understanding the Connection Between Weather & Lawn Disease

When you picture your lawn at its peak of health, you think about the grass being warm, vibrantly green and soft to the touch. What we do not often picture are rough, bare spots or unsightly discoloration due to lawn disease.

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Unlocking the Benefits of Horticultural Oils for Plant Health

As we settle into the winter months here in Georgia, our lawns and gardens begin their transition into the dormant phase. The silver lining? The much-welcomed break from weekly lawn mowing and maintenance. But there is another opportunity homeowners should be taking advantage of during this dormant season — it is the perfect time to harness the power of horticultural oils.

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Conquering Winter Weeds: Why You Need a Pro to Protect Your Lawn

As winter starts to fall over Metro Atlanta and North Georgia, many homeowners may be tempted to put their lawn care routines on hold. However, this is a crucial time to address the issue of winter weeds, which, contrary to popular belief, can be particularly persistent and detrimental to the health of your lawn year-round.

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Your Fall Lawn Care To-Do List

We're a few weeks removed from the autumnal equinox, otherwise known as the start of fall, and as most Georgians may be able tell, those early morning cold temperatures came a bit early this year! Last October, Georgia residents would've been able to feel an average of 65⁰F degrees outside, this year that average is closer to 55⁰F through 3 weeks. If you love fall weather then you might already be rejoicing to have outlasted another Georgia summer, but what do these fall temperatures mean for the health your lawn? 

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Proactive & Reactive Pest Control Tips for the Fall

While it really is starting to feel like fall is finally here, most Georgians are still going to be experiencing very warm afternoons. So as you notice the leaves change colors and begin to fall off of their trees, it's important to pay attention to other changes that might be going on in your yard. Just because the mosquitoes aren't buzzing around as much this time of year does not mean your lawn is without pests, or the effects of their presence. 

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Essential After-Seeding Care

Creating a lush, vibrant lawn doesn't end with seeding; it's just the beginning. After planting the seeds, your newly seeded lawn requires careful and consistent care to ensure it thrives. Let's talk about the crucial steps for after-seeding care that will help your lawn reach its full potential.

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Fall Turf Painting: Preparing Your Lawn for the Season

As the leaves change and the temperature drops, it's clear that autumn has arrived. While homeowners might consider fall as a time to rake leaves and put the lawnmower away, Agropro knows it's an ideal season for more: turf paint. 

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Battling Grubs and Armyworms Late in Season

As the end of summer approaches, we can expect the return of two notorious pests ­– grubs and armyworms. These insects can create chaos on lawns, gardens, and crops, causing damage that may lead to significant economic losses. Check out these strategies from your local lawn care experts on how to protect your green spaces and fields from these invaders. We'll dive into the importance of preventative programs as well as effective reactive treatments to ensure your yard remains beautiful throughout the season.  

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