Say Goodbye to Summer Weeds

When you picture your perfect lawn, you may think of freshly cut grass that is the perfect shade of green, trimmed shrubs, and blooming flowers, but somewhere around the corner or against the side of your home, are those pesky weeds that just will not go away. 

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Is Your Lawn Suffering From Brown Patch?

High humidity and daily temperatures over 80⁰ make your lawn vulnerable to what is known as Brown Patch, known for its spotty, ring-shaped brown spots it can leave on your grass. This lawn disease is caused by fungal growth and can leave your lawn looking less than stellar.

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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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Let Your Lawn Live Its Best Life

Georgia's climate is home to many different grass types, all of which have their own special look, feel, and types of care. Knowing which type of grass you have is vital to year-round lawn health amidst Georgia's heat, humidity, and everything in between. We've broken down the different types of grass in Georgia to help you best understand how to let your lawn prosper!

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Turn Your Lawn into the Perfect Summer Hangout

Summer is the time of year where your lawn can really take the center stage as your home's primary social space. Between grills, bonfires, parties, Slip 'n' Slides, and more, your lawn can really take a beating from all of the use it's getting. On top of that, summer is unfortunately the preferred time for many pests, too. We've put together a short guide on lawn care during the summer to help you to keep your lawn strong and green throughout the hottest months of the year!

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Your Seasonal Lawn Watering Guide

Anyone familiar with plants or gardening knows that in general, plants need three things: water, sunlight, and nutritious soil. However, the balance between those three elements can get quite specific, and if it is thrown off can lead to disease or worse for your plants. Grass is no different, and because you can't bring your lawn inside for the cold months, proper year-round care is essential. We've put together a quick guide on how best to water your lawn for all four seasons of the year.

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Everything You Didn’t Know About Lawn Mowing

Here at AgroPro, we take mowing very seriously. Mowing may be one of the most basic types of maintenance you can perform on grass, but its importance cannot be understated. The way you mow, the frequency with which you do it, and other factors can have a tremendous impact on the overall appearance and health of your lawn. With all that said, here are a few interesting tidbits of knowledge about lawn mowing you may not have known! 

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8 Benefits of Keeping a Healthy Lawn

If your home has a lawn, it's probably safe to say that the green space was one of the deciding factors that led you to purchase that particular home. Other than the appearance of the home itself, your lawn makes up a huge portion of your property's curb appeal – but did you know there are additional benefits to having a well-maintained lawn? A well-maintained lawn can help to provide a healthier, more pleasant environment for you, your family and your community. Here are some interesting facts about lawns that you may not be aware of: 

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Getting the Drop on Mosquitoes

This spring has been exceptionally mild so far, and some of us might start to see that as an opportunity to take the cover off of the grill and having those long-awaited evening barbecues again. Unfortunately, as weather warms up and rain becomes more frequent, our friends might not be the only creatures paying a visit to those cookouts. In warm weather, it's important to keep a look out for bloodthirsty mosquitoes. In addition to inflicting a painful bite, mosquitoes can transmit diseases. But rest easy – AgroPro has some tips to help you stave off these flying pests this spring!

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Spring is the Season for Core Aeration

As the weather continues to warm up, now is the time to be proactive on lawn care to ensure that your grass grows with plenty of vigor and color. One of the ways to ensure a healthy Metro Atlanta lawn come springtime is to employ core aeration techniques that will provide your soil with the means to distribute nutrients more thoroughly. Core aeration during the summer is a relatively simple process, but can pose tremendous benefits to your lawn, and the results will be visible within the next 6-8 weeks.

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Prepare for Spring with These 5 Lawn Care Tips

Georgia's groundhog Beauregard Lee did not see his shadow this year – meaning that he has predicted an early beginning to spring. Whether or not you subscribe to the predictions of these fluffy Nostradamuses, it might be a good time to start thinking about your lawn's springtime needs. We've put together a list of 5 important things to focus on before spring takes hold:

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Stop Annual Grasses Before They Start

It's that time of the year where pre-emergent treatments will do a lot of good in keeping your lawn crabgrass free. By taking control of unwanted lawn growth before it crops up, you can ensure your lawn has a full and healthy growing season.
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Healthy Lawns Lead to a Healthier Environment!

When it comes to green space, healthy lawns provide benefits far beyond aesthetics in your neighborhood. Having and maintaining a healthy lawn helps the environment, as well as your quality of life! Take a look at these five ways that having and maintaining a healthy lawn can benefit you as well as the world around you.
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5 Ways to Care for Your Lawn During the Winter

We're officially in the full swing of winter. Morning temperatures are low, frosts are common, and some areas of Georgia are preparing for snowy weather. At this time of year, your grass is likely dormant, but that doesn't mean that it doesn't need care. In fact, getting ahead of lawn care during the winter months is a great way to make sure your lawn is healthy and green come springtime.

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Understanding Lawn Disease

Every lawn in Georgia, new or established, is susceptible to a variety of disease. Promoting healthy growth is the best way to prevent a severe disease outbreak. Most common lawn diseases can be avoided by optimizing mowing and watering practices. Stressed grass is much more susceptible to disease than healthy grass.

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Lawn Care New Years Resolutions - A Lawn Care Calendar

Lawn care is much more than simply mowing every week and making sure to water – as your grass goes through its natural life cycle, it's important to adjust your treatment plans to conform to that life cycle. As we usher in the start of the new year, we've put together a Lawn Care New Year's Resolution plan to help you keep your lawn healthy and fighting for every year of the month! 

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Leaf-Cycling and Leaf Removal for a Healthy Lawn

Anyone who's experienced a Georgia fall knows just how beautiful the landscape is when leaves start changing colors and the temperature begins to cool. But of course, there's no such thing as a free lunch, and once those leaves have finished their show, they will begin to fall down around us. Before we know it, it's time to start raking again.

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Caring for Your Lawn During the Fall Months

As the weather begins to cool and leaves start to fall from the trees, you may notice that your grass growth is slowing before your lawn becomes dormant through the winter months. While things may be progressing slowly on the growth side, it's still important to keep up with your lawn so that it will continue to flourish in those high-growth months. Here are a few tips for taking care of your lawn as it begins to cool:

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Fall Seeding Guidelines

The fall months are the perfect time for seeding a lawn, due to the low air temperature but warm soil. That said, there are a few best practices to keep in mind when seeding your lawn for the winter. There are several ways to approach seeding depending on how big and how thin the areas are that need to be seeded, but there are three very important rules to follow no matter what kind of seeding you need.

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Why Turf Painting?

In the Southeast, warm-season grasses (Bermuda and Zoysia) enter dormancy when temperatures begin to drop below 50 degrees, typically in the late fall, and remain dormant until temperatures warm up again. While warm-season lawns are dormant, they lose their green color and turn yellowish-brown. If you are tired of the dull appearance of your dormant lawn, we have a solution! The Agropro team is excited to offer turf painting to make your lawn look great through the holidays and into the new year.

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