Friday, August 1, 2008

Summer is Here

The warm weather lately can pose a few problems with the golf course and your lawn. Over watering is the worst thing that you can do. I water very carefully when the temperates, especially warm nights stay for an extended period of time. the best time to water is early in the morning. Over watering right now can bring on disease and weaken your root system.
I have started to notice some fairy ring, summer patch and dollar spot lately on the golf course. I would also expect that you might have some of these disease in your yard. I have a link to the great resource for diagnosing some disease. The Oj Noer on County Road M, just down the road from the golf course can also for a small fee identify the problem that you may be having. All you need to do is take a sample of your turf and they will id the problem.

Below is a great short read and water management for championship golf. Here at Hawks, I always try to lean on the dry side. There is a fine line

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