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  1. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Good evening all, It has rained about 2 inches or more in the last 5 days. We are supposed to catch a break for about a day and a half. I want to spray my lawn with some weed killer and I'm going to attach the weed killer to the water hose. With the excessive rain we have had recently, will it...
  2. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hello, I am hoping to ask for any help with a particular lawn. I cut and help maintain some yet my own is an embarrassment. Sod was transplanted from a nearby town and I was hoping it would do well in the soil. But I cant figure out if I need more or less water, more fertilizer, adjust my...
  3. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hello everyone, well this fall i started the difficult process of turning a (Bermuda & weed) yard to a nice fescue blend lawn in central Oklahoma. I basically broadcast fescue seed into the Bermuda in Sept and watered regularly and fertilized with 9-24-24 I believe. Fescue came up thick and...
  4. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    I have set up my personal property to distribute water using a barrel reservoir sump pump situation. I use soaker hose to distribute the water from two barrels, 50 feet line for each barrel. The water is orange in color but clean and clear unless you have a gallon, it's more orange. I'm...
  5. Industry Surveys & Polls
    Has anyone done a comparison between smart watering controllers like Blossom (http://myblossom.com/why-blossom/ ), Rachio, Rainbird, etc.? It would be great to know their comparative water savings, and their relative effectiveness at keeping the lawn and plants healthy.
  6. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    I've seen reviews for several smart watering sprinkler controllers and some report up to 30% water savings (Blossom http://myblossom.com/why-blossom/). Has anyone seen a comparison between smart watering controllers like Blossom, Rachio, Rainbird, etc.?
  7. General Industry Discussions
    weather briefings has posted a new blog today on how to use the severe weather outlook under our https://weatherbriefings.com/lawn Each day, we will highlight another map and explain how to apply it to watering. We also provide watering schedules for each of your clients BY HOUR! Join Weather...
  8. Sports Field Maintenance
    URGENT WEATHER MESSAGE FOR ALL MEMBERS AND VIEWERS IN THE UPPER MIDWEST, OHIO VALLEY, NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. MAJOR OUTBREAK OF SEVERE WEATHER EXPECTED WITH SEVERAL TORNADOES LIKELY. Numerous Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado Watches are in effect as of 5:00pm CDT...
  9. Turf Renovation
    Hello all. I just joined this site and I'd like to share my 1 acre lawn renovation project. I began about 5 weeks ago and here is the basic timeline up to now. 8/29/10 - My entire yard was about 90% crabgrass and other weeds so I hit it with RoundUp. The concentration I used was 128oz roundup...
  10. Turf Renovation
    i always thought that EARLY AM - around 6am is the best time......... I was going to go out and buy (2) of those electronic timers 'cuz there was no way i could get up at 6am just to water some grass!!!! but my lawn care service guy told me he likes to water at NIGHT........ he is...
  11. Nurseries and Growers
    Hello, I need help. I have to bid on a landscape installation project. I do lawn maintenance for this subdivision and they want me to water this plants once a week after installation. I have a 300 gallon hydroseeder that I can use but have no Idea about pricing. I'd say it will take at least 30...
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