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It's spring and that means it's time to feed your Bermuda grass lawn to encourage green growth all summer long.

Bermuda grass is a warm season grass that grows in the southern region of the United States.

Bermuda grass is a nitrogen hog that sucks up 2 to 4 pounds of nitrogen per 1,000 square feet per growing season.

Be careful how you apply nitrogen fertilizer to your lawn. quick release nitrogen can burn your lawn!

Your auntie always sends a sample of soil to a lab for a complete soil analysis before I apply fertilizer to my Bermuda grass lawn.

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I use Mysoiltesting.com because it's easy and the soil analysis is available to view online in less than a week.

My soil analysis report shows that the PH and NPK (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium) levels are within normal range. But the soil is very low in all of the micronutrients (iron, zinc, copper, boron, magnesium, etc.).

I had the same problem last year, so I visited Ron Henry's YouTube channel to check out his video on applying micronutrient fertilizers.

Ron is a Bermuda grass expert who dedicates his YouTube channel to helping home owners grow golf course lawns.

Ron covers the basics, such as the equipment you'll need, the proper mixing ratio and application rate to ensure that you get the best results.

Use a 3 or 4 gallon hand pump sprayer if a battery operated sprayer is not within your budget.

Watch Ron's video below.
 

Comments Off on Video: Transform Your Ugly Bermuda Grass Lawn Into a Golf Course Lawn

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If you are a Georgia homeowner, you probably have a Bermuda grass lawn. Bermuda grass is the preferred lawn turf in Georgia.

Bermuda grass is actually a type of weed. It is very hard to kill and once it establishes itself in a neighborhood, it tends to take over other types of turf lawns.

Ron Henry is a Bermuda grass expert who dedicates his YouTube channel to helping home owners transform their ugly lawns to a golf course lawn like his.

Ron's 11 sq. ft. lawn in North Georgia is the envy of the neighborhood! But you too can have a golf course lawn.

As Ron says, the secret is in the mowing. 80% of achieving a beautiful golf course lawn is using the right mower.

If you're a Bermuda grass lawn novice like me, you will appreciate Ron's tips on turning your ugly Bermudagrass lawn into a golf course lawn.

The comments are off in this post. Ron is happy to answer all your Bermuda grass questions on his YouTube channel.
 

 

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Hand sanitizers vanished from store shelves after the coronavirus hit America like a tidal wave in March. Many stores are having difficulty keeping the bottles in stock.

Hoarders and opportunists took advantage of the health crisis to earn big bucks by selling hand sanitizers online at absurd markups.

If you can't find any hand sanitizers in local stores, don't worry. Dr. Ian Smith will show you how to make your own hand sanitizer.

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Purchase empty pump bottles (plastic or glass) from Amazon or eBay and fill the bottles with your own hand sanitizer. Never buy hand sanitizer again!

And remember, wash your hands for at least 20 seconds.