In September, annual white grubs can cause major injury to lawns. How do you know if you have them or have the damage?
Month: September 2020
Fall Iris Care
Fall is a great time to thin out and divided your German iris bed. With the recent rains in the Omaha Metro area this makes it easier to work the soil. German iris should be divided and thinned every three to four years. If you have a larger bed with multiple cultivars you may need…
After Seeding Care of Lawns
The lawn seed is in the ground, tiny grass plants are growing, it’s being watered, now what? Good question.
The three biggest follow up actions to take to facilitate the development of a successful stand at this point are:
1. Keeping the soil moist, not soggy or dry.
2. Applying starter fertilizer to encourage rooting and eventual shoot growth
3. Weed control
September Weather Patterns Predict Early Freeze, Deepening Drought
The National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center has some startling news for September 12 through the 15th—a cold front moving through the central Great Plains region will bring falling temperatures, with a moderate risk of these temperatures being below freezing. How far temperatures fall is dependent on just how cold the cold front is and…
Prioritize, then Water Efficiently
In the past few weeks, Mother Nature has not brought much in the way of natural rainfall to many parts of Nebraska.
The Oak Twig Girdler
Flagging branches on oak trees can indicate the presence of the oak twig girdler.