1. Tips to help protect your lawn during the winter

    You have worked so hard all spring and summer to groom and water your lawn. Having a lush green yard makes your house look great. As you prepare for winter you may wonder what you can do to help protect your yard. Here are some simple tips that will help for your spring season to bring back that lush green lawn again. You will want to aerate, fertilize and mow your lawn before the first freeze. T…Read More

  2. Fall Tips to Keep Your Lawn Healthy Come Spring.

    To keep your grass heathy, follow these fall tips: 1)  Don’t stop watering too early: continue to water your lawn regularly into October. This allows the turf to recover from the summer heat and dry atmosphere. 2) Mow: Continue mowing your yard as it needs it. When mowing remember to not remove more than ⅓ of the grass blade. Cutting off too much of the blade puts extra stress on your lawn…Read More

  3. Planting Sod for Your Lawn

    Fall is a great time to start a cool-season lawn or patch existing turf with sod. The moderate temperatures and extra moisture help to get sod off to a quick start. High-quality sod will be thick, dense, and weed-free. It's a convenient way to get an instant lawn or patch dead spots. Sod is an instant fix and, when properly installed it eliminates problems with weeds. And you can lay it almost an…Read More

  4. Steps for Proper Fall Lawn Care

    The end of summer doesn't mean the end of lawn care or taking proper care of your yard. Take these simple steps with your grass and you'll have a head start on a healthy, happy lawn for next spring. With your kids back in school and well into the autumn season, you're probably not spending time thinking about your lawn. Having cooler temperatures in the fall is the ideal time to prepare your lawn…Read More

  5. Ascochyta Leaf Blight

    Ascochyta Leaf Blight is a fungi that attacks grasses during much of the growing season when humidity and atmospheric moisture are high or when irrrigation and mowings are frequent. The grass blade is usually killed from the tip down towards the base of the plant. This disease is common when a cool, wet spring is followed immediately by hot summer conditions. Ascochyta is most severe when the tur…Read More

  6. Ground Ivy

    Ground Ivy is a perennial weed controlled with post emergent applications. Very invasive and difficult to control, ground ivy is often confused for mallow. Ground Ivy can be very difficult to get rid of and Mesa Turf Masters has the right system to remove these weeds from your lawn.…Read More

  7. Bindweed; is it a weed or a flower?

    This is a perennial weed that is difficult to control due to its deep root system and spreading vines. Post emergent weed control will reduce. Bindweed is usually worse in bare areas or, on lawns with inadequate water. Bindweed is often times called Morning Glory. You tend to see these in late May, June and July. If you can properly treat these early, they are easier to control their spread throu…Read More

  8. Purslane Weed

    Purslane (Portulaca Orelacea) is a Summer annual succulant weed that grows just about anywhere. Very difficult to control. Multiple post emergent controls are the most effective. Purslane has similar characteristics to spurge and will grow virtually anywhere. These tend to mature in late May, June and July. Early detection is helpful to quickly remove them from your yard and garden.…Read More