Category: Lawn

Q:   I was thinking about seeding a small, sunny area of my lawn with Argentine bahiasgrass.  My neighbor thinks it is a bad idea.  What are your thoughts? 

A:   Argentine bahiagrass is a beautiful grass for home lawns and would be a good choice providing your soil pH is acidic enough.  I have found most of the soil in our area is quite the opposite –… Read More

Q: I want to do the right thing  but I am concerned about not using any phosphorus on the lawn.  How do I know if the lawn is deficient?

A:  Nutrient deficiencies seldom occur alone and these deficiencies in plant material often look similar.  It is therefore difficult to determine exactly which nutrient is lacking simply by looking at the grass blades or plant leaf. Some studies… Read More