Growing Grass

How to Plant Tiger Grass

How to Plant Tiger Grass
Tropical, leafy, noninvasive and low-maintenance, tiger grass (Thysanolaena latifolia) is an ornamental worth planting. While tiger grass adjusts well to new situations, getting the soil ready and planting correctly will give your new plant the best

How to Grow Bent Grass

How to Grow Bent Grass
Bentgrass, a fine-textured, bright green grass, is commonly used on putting greens, golf courses and lawn tennis courts throughout the U.S. This cool-season grass is native to Europe and some regions of Asia, where it commonly adorns lawns and pastur

How to Reseed After Applying Pre-Emergent

How to Reseed After Applying Pre-Emergent
Pre-emergent weed killer is meant to stop weeds from growing, and is usually applied in the spring. If you have had issues with weeds, and have decided to get a head start on the problem before summer, pre-emergent helps. You also need to overseed, o

How to Grow Grass in the Shade

How to Grow Grass in the Shade
Grasses for ShadeSome turf grass species tolerate shade more than others, and the best grass for your lawn will depend on where in the United States you live.St. Augustine(Stenotaphrum secundatum) is a shade-tolerant warm-season grass that is suited

How to Mow Grass like a Pro

How to Mow Grass like a Pro
Mowing grass to some seems like an easy task, but there are some tips that you should consider when wanting to mow grass like a pro.Things You'll NeedLawn MowerWeed EaterWeed KillerConditions For Mowing Grass:First thing is to make sure the lawn is n

How to Fertilize Zoysia Sod

How to Fertilize Zoysia Sod
Zoysia is a common grass type used for lawns; however, because the seed germinates slower than other grasses, it is often installed as sod. Zoysia sod is common in residential lawns as well as golf courses because it withstands traffic well and does

How to Grow Grass on a Hillside

How to Grow Grass on a Hillside
Lawns, gardens and landscapes with steep hills can cause serious troubles for those looking to beautify or grow on the land. Hillsides lose moisture and suffer from soil erosion, making it difficult to support plants or gardens. Grass will grow effec

How to Round Rake a Hay Field

How to Round Rake a Hay Field
One or two days after mowing your hay field you will need to rake the hay so it can continue to dry. The hay on top of the windrow has dried. The rake will turn the windrow over so that the hay that was on the bottom can dry. You need to wait until t

How to Redo a Lawn

How to Redo a Lawn
Redoing or starting a new lawn is called for if your turf grass problems are severe. Planting new grass seeds may not be sufficient to fix the problem; homeowners must identify and address the underlying issues that led to the grass demise. Thick tha

How to Lay Sod Yourself

How to Lay Sod Yourself
The great debate on how to lay sod yourself is often more frustrating than the actual task. Anyone can learn how to lay sod yourself as we will discuss along with proper sod care. This article on how to lay sod yourself is based on you already knowin

How to Get Rid of Brown Spots in Tall Fescue Grass

How to Get Rid of Brown Spots in Tall Fescue Grass
Brown spots in tall fescue grass is often caused by a fungal disease called brown patch. Unlike other types of lawn problems that result in grass browning, like pet urine, brown patch creates circular or spot-like patterns of discolored grass in the

How to Grow Sudex Grass

How to Grow Sudex Grass
Sudex or sudax is an annual summer grass and a sorghum-sudan grass hybrid. It has a number of agricultural uses: as forage, nematode and weed suppressant, organic fuel, soil amendment and as a plant that attracts beneficial insects. Sudex grows in tr
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