Mowing Instructions from Colorado's premier landscaping company

Green Guys Mowing Instructions

Your lawn is a living thing. It requires care and attention to stay healthy and growing. Our mowing instructions are really quite simple: In the first season, mow frequently to stimulate new growth, which will result in a very thick carpet of turf. Following the initial phase, mow as your needs require. Mowing height should be 2-1/2”…

Reducing Earthworm Activity in Lumpy, Uneven Lawns

What to do if earthworm activity causes the surface of your lawn to become mildly to excessively lumpy and uneven? Read Dr. Tony Koski’s counsel on this topic. (Tony Koski, Ph.D., Extension Turf Specialist, Department of Horticulture & LA, Colorado State University Extension)   In many lawns earthworm activity can cause the surface to become mildly to…

Earthworms and Nightcrawlers in the Home Lawn

In our next few posts we will be covering the topic of earthworms and nightcrawlers. We thank the Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener  Notes for this great information.   Earthworms and nightcrawlers are considered beneficial because they aid in the decomposition of turfgrass thatch and grass clippings, which helps to recycle nutrients and organic…

Dealing With Dog Spots – Part 2 of 3

What to do if the affected spots and grass are stimulated?   If the affected spots are green and grass growth is stimulated (no browning is apparent): 1. Increase nitrogen fertilization frequency and/or the amount of fertilizer to help mask the urine-induced stimulation of growth and color; dark green spots will be especially visible on…