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By Ronell SmithStaff Writer
The bounce division signals the time of year aback flowers blossom and countless fragrances waft through the balmy air.
It’s additionally the time breadth breadth association acquiesce in the anniversary ritual of mowing the lawn.
The warmer temperatures of backward bounce and aboriginal summer see abounding of the warm-season turf-grasses such as bermuda, zoysia, and centipede, ”green-up” acute aliment from homeowners, said Frank Henning, University of Georgia addendum abettor for Athens-Clarke County.
According to Henning there are a cardinal of accomplish to ensure that your backyard is appropriately cared for.
One of the aboriginal steps, he said, is to accept lawn-mower blades sharpened.
”It will cut the grass blades instead of disturbing them,” said Henning. ”It cuts bottomward on the accent to the grass, because beneath apparent breadth is exposed, and it additionally makes it beneath affected to disease.”
“Wait it out and administer a pre-emergent abutting year afore it comes up. Its not absolutely account it to use a post-emergent because its activity to accent the adapted grasses.”
— Frank Henning,
UGA addendum agent
for Athens-Clarke County
Henning said that admitting bermuda, zoysia and centipede grasses are the three ascendant warm-season grasses in the area; Fescue, a cool-season grass, is additionally accepted in the area.
Each of these grasses, however, is impacted abnormally by the altitude in the area, he said.
With bermuda grass, which is a sun-loving, heat-tolerant grass, he said that you can beget the grass about already a ages from May through September.
Centipede and zoysia, crave agriculture in aboriginal bounce and midsummer, he said. But fescue, a cool-season grass which stays blooming year-round, does not charge to be fertilized accomplished May, he said.
”Warm-season grasses tend to go abeyant aback it gets hot and dry, again blooming aback up aback we get moisture,” he said. ”Fescue usually is activity to accept a little college baptize appeal than best of the balmy division grasses.”
Al Trez of Home Depot on Epps Bridge Road said this time of year the abundance sees a cardinal of bodies who are authoritative decisions about what grass to accept or how to advance absolute grasses.
”We try as adamantine as we can to acquisition out what the altitude are on their site,” said Trez, sales accessory in the alfresco garden administration of the store. ”Many bodies appetite a grass that’s activity to break blooming year-round.”
Trez and Henning acicular to baptize — or abridgement thereof — as the above application in allotment or advancement a grass already in place.
Georgia, like best states in the Southeast, has been absorbed by a drought, and abounding areas abide beneath baptize restrictions which ban alfresco use during aiguille hours.
Henning said that watering in the aboriginal morning, aback best areas acquiesce alfresco baptize use, should accommodate abundant baptize for the grass.
”Water acutely and infrequently as possible,” he said. ”It encourages abysmal basis advance and cuts bottomward on the ache problems. Best fungi like the wet environment.”
But abridgement of baptize may not be the better botheration for grasses, because alike in the absence of baptize weeds advance and can booty over an breadth of grass.
”We accept the baron edger in this area,” said Henning of backtalk grass, a melancholia edger actual accepted from May to September. ”It’s a problem.”
Crab grass competes with the adapted grass for baptize and added resources, and can calmly asphyxiate the adapted grass.
Henning said that best herbicides are not acknowledged on backtalk grass, and those chemicals that are acknowledged would not be acceptable for use on grass.
”It’s a blooming weed,” he said of backtalk grass actuality agnate in anatomy to adorable grasses. ”It’s adamantine to annihilate a blooming edger out of grass.”
The best able address for alleviative backtalk grass, he said, is patience.
”Wait it out and administer a pre-emergent abutting year afore it comes up,” he said of chemicals which annihilate the backtalk grass berry while still in the soil. ”It’s not absolutely account it to use a post-emergent because it’s activity to accent the adapted grasses.”
Editor’s note: This is the aboriginal in a account alternation on backyard affliction through fall.
This commodity appear in the Athens Daily News on Saturday, April 28, 2001.
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