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November 2022

Irrigation Shut Downs
We are currently shutting down irrigation systems. Please give the office a call at 913-829-6135 to get on the schedule.

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Turf Maintenance
Round 7

Winterizer Granular Fertilizer
Providing a heavy nitrogen feeding designed to help the lawn carry through the Winter and help with greening up in the Spring.

If you are interested in starting your personalized turf health plan please give us a call.

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Plant Health Care
We are currently on our 6th and final round of our Plant Health Care Program. In this round we will be treating Yews, Arborvitae, Junipers, Boxwood, Spruce, and Euonymus with a bactericide and fungicide to help prevent Winter desiccation. This application is done during November/December.

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Mowing Service
The 2022 mowing season has ended. If you’re interested in mowing services for 2023 please contact the office at (913) 829-6135 to discuss your needs and pricing.

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Yellow Nutsedge

Yellow nutsedge is a troublesome, difficult to control weed often found in turf areas.  Also known as nutgrass or swampgrass, yellow nutsedge is not a broadleaf weed or a grassy weed, but a sedge, and a thorough understanding of yellow nutsedge is required before it can be controlled.

Life Cycle and Identification: Yellow nutsedge is a perennial plant that reproduces primarily by small underground tubers called nutlets.  Yellow nutsedge can also spread by rhizomes (below ground stems).  Farmers have difficulty controlling this weed, and as farm land is converted to home sites, the yellow nutsedge plants, as well as nutlets, are often found in the soil of lawns.  Yellow nutsedge is most easily identified by the triangular shape of the stem. If you roll the stem of the plant in your fingers, you should be able to feel the triangular shape.  The leaves are light green to yellowish in color and are very slick or waxy to the touch.  Yellow nutsedge grows most actively during the not months of summer.  Often the leaves of yellow nutsedge will grow 2 to 4 inches above the turf canopy.  During spring and fall, when temperatures are cooler and growth is slower, yellow nutsedge is not as easily noticed.

If you are being invaded with yellow nutsedge give us a call we can help. If you are already on the turf program we are now applying rounds 3 and 4 which is the grub/fertilizer and spraying any weeds including nutsedge that have popped up.

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