Q: Some of the University of Florida publications on lawn grasses talk about vertical mowing. What is vertical mowing? A: The typical lawn mowers used in the home landscape are called rotary as the blades… Read More
A: None! Please, please do not add lime to your Florida yards unless you have had a soil test that indicates you need it. I have had hundreds of soil test results and only one… 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… Read More
Q: You often talk about not overusing Nitrogen fertilizers but isn’t it needed to keep the grass growing?
A: I am going to take a recent study and use parts of it to answer your question. Nitrogen is important for growth but we generally are using too much. A little fertilizer can perk… Read More