Categories for Turf Disease

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GOT CHINCH BUGS? DON’T LOSE HEART.

The first order of business is to determine what’s eating your gorgeous St. Augustine. Chinch bug infestations resemble drought or brown patch, so you just need to throw down some fertilizer and water, right? Nope, that’s not going to work. You’ll need to find someone who uses the best product…

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COMPARISONS OF COMMON ST. AUGUSTINE CULTIVARS

ArtisTree Landscape is frequently asked what type of sod is best to install, and our answer is always “it depends.” Many residential communities limit and/or control the type of sod you can install -- here in Southwest Florida it’s typically St. Augustine or Zoysia. Popular St. Augustine sod has several…

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CRABGRASS OR GOOSEGRASS?

Q:  Two almost-identical weeds have cropped up in my St. Augustine turf, but I can’t identify them well enough to determine how to get rid of them. I’ve included photos for you. A:  Lucky you! You have goosegrass and crabgrass, and they are hard to distinguish unless you have a…

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