Category: Bermuda Bible

  • How to kill St Augustine in Bermuda Grass

    I used to have a lawn that was mixed with St Augustine and Bermuda grass. To kill the St Augustine, there are a few things you can do. Kill St Augustine in Bermuda grass Cut Low The easiest thing you can do is to mow lower. St Augustine hates low HOC (height of cut). Use…

  • How Much and How Often To Water Bermuda Grass

    Bermuda loves water. Water is probably the easiest way to a strong bermuda lawn. It can be do more for your lawn than any product. How much water does bermuda grass need? Bermuda thrives with 1 to 1.5 inches of water per week. Every sprinkler setup is different because the actual amount can vary based…

  • Zoysia vs Bermuda Identification and Mixing

    Bermuda grass likes the sun. Zoysia also likes the sun, but it thrives over Bermuda in the shade. On my lawn, I have common bermuda, Tahoma 31 bermuda and Zeon Zoysia. The house had bermuda initially mixed with St Augustine, but I killed off the St Augustine, and where that St Aug was thriving in…

  • The Ultimate Guide to New Bermuda Grass Sod

    Creating a lush, green lawn is a dream for many homeowners, and laying new sod is a quick way to achieve it. However, the journey from installation to a fully established lawn involves careful planning, execution, and maintenance. This guide walks you through essential steps to ensure your new bermuda grass sod thrives from day…

  • Optimizing Herbicide Effectiveness: Application Temperature vs Activation Temperature

    In the quest for a pristine lawn or garden, the battle against weeds is ongoing. Herbicides are a powerful tool in this fight, but their effectiveness can hinge on more than just the correct application; environmental factors, particularly temperature, play a pivotal role. While specific products like Certainty herbicide serve as prime examples, the principles…

  • Aeration

    Aerating a Bermuda lawn is essential for maintaining its health and vigor, particularly in compacted soil environments. The process involves perforating the soil with small holes to allow air, water, and nutrients to penetrate the grass roots. Bermuda grass thrives in warm climates and can become dense, regular aeration ensures that the lawn remains lush,…

  • Seeding Bermuda Grass Is Only 50% Cheaper than Sprigging Tahoma 31

    Caleb Phillips recently posted his project of Tahoma 31 sprigs. He used 3 pallets (each range 400-500 square feet so we’ll say around 1,350 square feet) to cover 8,500 square feet. So he stretched it 6.3x and it turned out great. Cost of Tahoma 31 Sod I paid $275 for a pallet of Tahoma 31…

  • Starter Lawn Cabinet For Bermuda Lawns

    It’s easy to get carried away buying the wrong products in the start. We all have made the mistake of buying cheaper herbicides or fertilizers, simply because of the price and not knowing better. Here is a list of products that I would buy if I was starting from scratch. I am grouping them by…

  • North Texas Bermudagrass Lawn Schedule

    January If you didn’t apply pre-emergent in the fall, late is better than never. Spec Flo is a good option. If you get green-looking “grass” this time of year, it’s probably poa annua, better known as annual bluegrass. You can spray this with Certainty if you want to kill it. It dies by itself come…

  • How To Get Bermuda Grass To Spread

    There are a few reasons you may want to push lateral growth. Maybe you removed a tree that caused damage from the shade, or maybe you recently did a repair to your irrigation. Place Plugs The first step is to only expect it to spread 12 inches per 3 months. By that I mean, if…