Additional Services in Southwest Tennessee
Here at Herbi-Systems we pride ourselves in being a one stop shop for all of your lawn care needs. With over 38 years of experience in lawn care, we know how to handle anything you might need! Below you will find all of our additional lawn care services, give Herbi-Systems a call at 901-390-9898 and get the lawn of your dreams today!
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Soil Testing Services
The soil beneath the surface is a highly important factor on what grows above the surface.
Soil Testing can measure fertility, which can indicate nutrient deficiencies, toxicities and the presence of trace minerals. The test will measure phosphorus, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and pH. A soil test gives an X-ray vision into all compositions of the soil. Before beginning a lawn care program, soil testing may be advised so that the correct actions, like fertilizer and lime applications, can be made for optimum results. Herbi-Systems utilizes the most accurate soil testing company in Southwest Tennessee.
For more information, please visit www.waypointanalytical.com.
Fescue is a popular grass to remedy stunted growth in shaded areas. As a cool season grass, it has a completely different maintenance plan from Bermuda grass or Zoysia grass. Fescue requires about four hours of sunlight per day.
Fescue grass should be mowed to a height of about 4-inches. This particular grass will continue to grow throughout the fall and winter and should remain green.
Watering your Fescue grass is very important for longevity. As a general rule, Fescue grass needs to be watered at least two times a week. In the hotter months, you will need to water more frequently. Fescue grass can enter summer dormancy if no water is available. If you have recently seeded Fescue grass, you will need to water it two times daily until the seeds germinate.
Seeding or Sodding Fescue
Fescue grass seeding is usually scheduled in September and October. It is not advisable to seed Fescue grass in the spring. Being a cool season grass, the Fescue would struggle to survive a hot summer. You may over-seed areas in early spring, but it is more cost-effective to seed in the fall. Fescue sod also is available for immediate results. Herbi-Systems recommends re-seeding thin or bare areas each year. Call our office for a free manager inspection and price quote for Fescue seeding. Although Fescue grass is shade tolerant, it still needs at least four to six hours of sunlight to survive. Fescue grass could possibly become heat stressed or drought stricken in full sun (seven to 12 hours). Also, Fescue grass does not grow well under building shade.
Interesting Fescue Facts
Fescue grass does not repair itself easily or spread on its own. Weeds will need to be controlled with completely different products, as compared to Bermuda grass or Zoysia grass, to protect it from damage. Also, Fescue grass needs to be fertilized at different times of the year. Herbi-Systems has developed an Exclusive Fescue Program to maintain the health and appearance of your Fescue grass.
Should lawn issues persist in between scheduled treatments, simply let us know and we'll re-service your home for no additional cost to you. That's our guarantee to you!
Caring For Our Neighbor's Lawns
Herbi-Systems is a locally owned company that has been providing premier lawn care in Memphis and the surrounding areas for over three decades. Our service areas include: