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Jul 27, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ACLP Turf Care and Installation - ALCA Office
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Suite 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Aug 4, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Suite 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Aug 16, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
August Member Mixer Sponsored by Cub Cadet
Talking Stick Golf Clubhouse (Not at the casino)
9800 East Indian Bend Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
Aug 17, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ACLP Soils & Fertilizer Workshop - ALCA Office
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Suite 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Aug 19, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ACLP Soils & Fertilizer Workshop - ALCA Office
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Suite 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

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Dethatching Turf

July 5, 2017

Mid-summer is the best time of year to take a close look at your Bermudagrass health. Not only is it important to look at the color of turf and to make sure you are watering efficiently, but also look at what is going on at the ground level. Thatch, which is composed of dead and living roots, stems and leaves, can thicken overtime, creating a ‘poufy’ lawn. Thatch that is over ½” can impact the health of the lawn, making it more prone to stress during mowing and extreme temperatures, also making it more prone to pests and disease. Here are tips on how to manage thatch and promote a healthy and vigorously growing summer lawn.

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