Posts Tagged "Green Thumb Farms Turf"

Spring Lawn Care Advice…

UMaine Scientist Offers Spring Lanw Care Advice Video Laura Wilson, UMaine Cooperative Extension water quality scientist and expert on pollutants threatening Maine’s water bodies, is available to discuss some important springtime lawn care tips for homeowners. The best time to apply fertilizers, Wilson says, is Labor Day weekend, not early spring, since freshly applied fertilizers can be carried off by rain into rivers and streams. In addition, well-established lawns — at least 10 years old — do not need much in the way of supplemental nutrients. Simply cutting the grass at the 2-3-inch...

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Spring Has Sprung…

Spring has sprung the landscaping bug in these parts, we have been fielding calls all morning with inquiries for Turf!  Soon there will be green grass everywhere.  Did you know the best times of year to install Turf are Spring and Fall?  The grass roots in a strip of sod follow the path of water into the soil.  This makes irrigation crucial when introducing  the roots to the new ground below.  During Spring and Fall water evaporates less quickly with cooler temperatures allowing the process to take place more efficiently.  Summer is not out of the question when considering a Turf...

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Sod Season Has Come To An End…

The day after Thanksgiving brought a storm to the Northeast and blanketed us in snow which forced a close to the Sod season for Green Thumb Farms.  The harvester has taken up residence in the shop and will undergo a winter tune up.  We will be dreaming of Spring while we work away and we will keep our fingers crossed for another great season in 2011.  Until then enjoy these photos of lush, green Kentucky bluegrass and keep in mind that Spring is one of the best times to install sod due to cool nights and moist soil...

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Turf cutting has begun!

The turf is rolling off the harvester so satisfied landscapers and happy homeowners are seeing  nice green lawns this week!  We love to see green grass and sunshine.

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