TLC Early Season Lawn Care Tips
For Beautiful Bermuda Lawn - February thru March
Apply E.C. Grow Pre-Plus. Surflan Pre-Emergent controls crabgrass and other annual weeds and grasses. Includes a 15-5-10 fertilizer for early spring feeding. Dethatch and/or scalp, if necessary, before application of pre-emergent.
For Fantastic Fescue Lawn - February thru March
Reseed if needed. Feed with TLC Premium 21-3-7. Apply Barricade Pre-emergent if not reseeding.
For Both types of Lawns - April
Weed & Feed. Kills broadleaf weeds and contains a high nitrogen fertilizer which helps the weed killer work. Spray with broadleaf weed killer if needed. Some broadleaf killers may be used on fescue. Read label directions for rates.
Recommended Mowing Heights
Cut grass regularly to avoid removing more than 1/3 blade height at any mowing.
Common Bermuda - 1" to 1.5" early season, 2" to 2.5" summer & fall.
Hybrid Bermudas - 0.5" to 1.5"
Fescue or Ryegrass - 2" to 3"
Zoysia - 1" to 1.5"
Why TLC Premium Fertilizer?
TLC Premium is our own quality fertilizer designed especially for this area. This full-weight fertilizer contains no fillers and is easily spread by either drop or broadcast spreaders, even under windy conditions. The popular 21-3-7 slow-release formula and 4% iron assure controlled growth and long lasting green. The 14% sulfur aids in pH control in our often alkaline soils. The trace elements make sure everything needed is there in the proper amounts.