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PAGE 6-A, 1 HOGANSVII/ HERALD = THURSDAY, AUG. 7, 2012 By BRIAN MADDY, :Extension Agent County It's hard to believe that the summer is about over and kids will be going back to :: school, if not already. We survived a pretty tough winter that was espe- cially hard on warm season : grasses. If we have another bad winter we want to make sure :that our lawns enter it in the best condition possible. If you haven't soil tested this year, now is a good time. If your pH is low, this is the time to determine from a soil test report how much lime you need to put on. Spreading lime in the October-November window would allow the winter rains to activate the ];Jne by spring. If your soft test indicates low magnesium, use Dolomitic lime, otherwise use Calcitic lime. The pH for , Centipedegrass should be between 5.0 and 6.0. Bermudagrass, St. Augustinegrassand Tall Fescue pH should range between 5.5 and 6.5. The pH for Zoysiagrass should be between 6.0 and 7.0. Do not be tempted by all control winter annuals inmust be 65 degrees E You may also wish to seed the TV advertisements to warm season grasses. It is very important to 1hll Fescue during the fall as "winterize" you warm season The best time to apply a water the herbicide in with- well. grass lawn. preemergent herbicide is in 24 to 48 hours. Most seed is sold as a Never apply nitrogen between August 20th and A December application blend of different varieties. after September 1st, not even September 15th. of atrazine will also control A straight cultivar is usually at low rates. Do not apply "weed and the Annual Bluegrass thattwice the cost of a blend. It stimulates the grass to feed" to warm season grass- might have escaped the ear- If you want to have your growat the wrongtime which es. The "feed" usually con- lier application, warm season lawn look like increases the chance of win- tains a high rate of nitrogen. Fall is also a good time to Augusta National in the ter kill and pest damage. The There are preempt- aerate the lawn. spring, you may want to over- various funguses attack the gent/fertilizer products that Aeration works best when seed Perennial Rye which rapidly growing tips of the do not contain any nitrogen the turf is actively growing, provides better turf quality grass, but you must read the label Solid tines are usually and wear tolerance that The warm season grass- very carefully, what homeowners have avail- Annual Rye. es need to go into dormancy To control Crabgrass the able. The Perennial Rye will when soil temperatures soil temperature must be 55 The hollow tines which act as annual. It also grows reach 50 to 55 degrees E degrees F and to control removeplugsareusuallypre-at an even rate as opposed to Fall is also a good time to Goosegrass, the temperature ferred by landscapers. Annual Rye. .i By ANDY KOBER Saturday, Aug. 9. Those seeking to participate in the 4.3-mile hike should meet at Dowdell's For those seeking to enjoy the out- THE HIKE will take place around Knob, and bring water and snacks. doors a bit, a hike along part of the Pine the Dowdell's Knob Loop, beginning at The hike is designed for those 10- Mountain Trail has been scheduled for 10 a.m. It should conclude about 2 p.m. years old and older. i i Blanchie Hudson Owner / Master Cosmetologist Don't Miss Our BACK-TO-SCHOOL SPECIALS!! Special Offers Through the End of August. Blowouts Braids Kinky ]wist Relaxers Sew-ins Natural styles Scalp Treatments Hot Oil Treatments Natural Products NOW OFFERING NEW PRODUCTS: 100% NATURAL RELAXER (No Lye, No Formaldehyde) A relaxer to make your hair more healthy! Come Meet Our New Stylist Makisha Harris 33 Macon Place. Cataula, Ga 31804 Phone: (706) 571-6400- Cell (706) 761-7572 Houre: Monday Closed - Tuesday 10 a.rn. - 5 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. l ,lIpu, , firewood needs. ..... 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