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Posts Tagged: Turf / Sod

Turfgrass: To Keep or Not to Keep?

Figure 1. Turf where water was turned off

After four years of drought, turfgrass has taken a beating. Some people have turned off the water—the turf has turned into a few patches of grass, but mostly weeds, if anything is growing at all (Figure 1.) Others have reduced irrigation amount or...

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 9:51 AM

Real weeds in artificial turf

Real weeds in fake turf. Photo credit: L.M. Sosnoskie

A little something Lynn Sosnoskie shared with us... real weeds in artificial/fake turf.

Posted on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 9:31 AM

What changes in weed species are we seeing after four years of drought?

Turn off water location

Do weed populations change during a drought? Does drought favor certain species? Does annual or perennial species matter? During this four year period of drought in California, have they changed? What are the populations of annual and perennial weeds?...

Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 8:09 AM
Tags: drought (25), glyphosate (31), lawns (10), Turf / Sod (4), vineyards (6), weed competition (3), weed population (1)

Don't let your lawn die!

cover Managing Turfgrasses During Drought

Here's something from Jeannette Warnert [(559) 240-9850, jewarnert@ucanr.edu] via UC ANR News :: July 15, 2015 The drought needs not be a death sentence for your lawn While a golden brown lawn is seen as a badge of honor to some...

Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 7:21 AM
Tags: drought (25), lawns (10), Turf / Sod (4), turf and ornamentals (10)
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