Root Rot in St. Augustine Grasses

Root rot is a fungal disease that causes weak, brown, dead patches in lawns. Root rot is caused by a fungus, Gaeumannomyces graminis var. graminis, which is found in the soil. Excessive rainfall can also trigger this disease. Root rot is not transported by mowing, or...

The Importance of Mowing

      It is very important to mow your lawn weekly and at the correct height. Mowing at the correct height increases the lawns density and also keeps the root system healthy. A healthy root system means the nutrients and water will be absorbed rather than wasted....

Fun Chinch Bug Facts

CHINCH BUGS Did you know the southern chinch bug is the most damaging insect pest of St.Augustine turf? They damage the turf by inserting there piercing sucking mouth parts and feeding on the sap. An adult female will deposit over 250 eggs during her life span. During...

Summer Showers

These last few weeks have been storm after storm. Although we desperately needed the rain too much rain is not always a good thing. According to Bay News 9 Drought Index, Pinellas County is still considered to be in a severe drought, from June 1- June 8 Tampa has only...