TAG: Bermudagrass

Pennington Seed Princess 77 Bermudagrass Seed

August 30, 2017By

Princess®77 grass seed is the first dense, fine-textured hybrid bermudagrass to be available in seeded form. It is the first seeded bermudagrass to rank in the same statistical category as elite vegetative bermudagrass varieties. As the only Water Star® Qualified bermudagrass, Princess®77 has unparalleled drought tolerance among warm season varieties. Water Star® Qualified Grass Seed varieties are proven to use... read more

So long, summer

August 1, 2017By

As summer winds down, LCOs should focus on repairing the damage caused by months of hot, humid weather. Fall is a time of renewal for turf. So as summer winds down, lawn care operators (LCOs) should focus on repairing the damage caused by months of hot, humid weather. For cool-season grasses, fall is the time for LCOs to fertilize, seed... read more

UGA to debut new bermudagrass

April 9, 2015By

University of Georgia (UGA) is set to debut a new bermudagrass variety at the Southeastern Turfgrass Conference, according to The Tifton Gazette. The 69th annual conference is scheduled for April 28 at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. DT-1, the bermudagrass, has been under research for more than 20 years, with turfgrass breeder Wayne Hanna first studying it in 1992.... read more

Throwback Thursday: April 1988

January 30, 2014By

If Super Bowl turf were a human it’d be the most high-maintenance celebrity in Hollywood—my equivalent of choice would be Kanye West, but that’s based on disdain (no, not because he bashed Taylor Swift onstage at the MTV Video Music Awards). It wasn’t until I discovered the April 1988 issue of Landscape Management that I realized how much depth there... read more

Valent unveils SureGuard herbicide for goosegrass control in Bermudagrass

January 31, 2013By
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WALNUT CREEK, CALIF.—Lawn care operators (LCOs) have a new option to control goosegrass and other challenging summer annual weeds that infest Bermudagrass turf and landscape plant beds. A single, late-winter application of SureGuard Herbicide on dormant Bermudagrass provides professionals with season-long preemergence control of goosegrass, crabgrass and other problematic annual grass and broadleaf weeds. “SureGuard binds tightly to the soil... read more

Pennington Seed

October 29, 2012By
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Princess 77 is Pennington Seed’s first seeded F1 hybrid bermudagrass, with the texture and color to match the best vegetative varieties. It is less expensive and has faster establishment time than sprigging – plus requires 21% less water. Princess 77 has improved drought tolerance, density, wear and damage recovery, helping to make it one of the top choices among landscape... read more