Streetscaping Project In Commerce City, Colorado
The Graff’s Turf installation crew recently put in 7,600 square feet of sod as part of a streetscape project in Commerce City, Colorado. This project was planned and overseen by Landwise, LLC, and we’re pleased to be working with this notable firm based in Denver.
Winter Watering Helps Preserve Lawns
As we look ahead to colder temperatures and grass in your lawn that will go dormant until Spring, now is a good time to reach out to your customers with recommendations on fertilization and watering.
There is still time to fertilize and provide lawns with the nutrients to prepare for dormancy. Graff’s Turf fertilizer blend, available in 40 pound bags (covering 8,000 sq. ft.), has everything a lawn needs for the season.
Winter watering is rarely discussed, but can make a dramatic impact on the health of your lawn when the weather warms next year. An article published on-line by Colorado Springs Utilities offers a helpful checklist for homeowners (and commercial property owners) regarding both fertilization and watering.
Among their tips for watering:
- Water at mid-day so it can soak in before it freezes.
- Choose a warm winter day with air temperature above 40 degrees F (we’d suggest 50+ degrees) and unfrozen soil.
- Water one to two times per month from November to April.
- It is most critical to water in March and April when the new roots are forming.
The dehydration that many lawns suffer during the winter is harmful to the root system, and strong, healthy roots are needed to produce healthy plants. This is especially true of newly installed sod, where roots are still establishing.
If you are thinking about adding new sod to your lawn this winter, that’s possible as well. Please give us a call and we’ll help you choose the best variety for colder weather sodding.
Fescue Adds To Metco Landscape’s Loveland Project
With the successful installation of GTF Tall Fescue at the Ashley Estates apartment complex in Loveland, Colorado, we thank long-time customer Metco Landscape for the opportunity of participating in their outstanding work.
The installation of 45,000 sq. ft. of drought-resistant sod along with Metco’s landscaping took the stark terrain and turned it into a beautiful setting for this all-new multi-family residential complex.
Daystar Installs GTF Fescue For Homeowner
Our thanks to Daystar, a Denver-based landscape design and contracting company, for their work installing GTF Tall Fescue for a homeowner in Ken Caryl, Colorado (on the southwest end of the Denver metro area).
GTF Tall Fescue is a blend that includes TWCA grasses, which means water savings for residential applications. Dark green, with terrific shade tolerance, our Fescue has been extremely successful in the Front Range and Mountain regions.