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LAWNS: MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
  MG Manual Reference
Ch. 12, pp. 45 - 46

[Schedules: bermudagrass | buffalograss | fescue and ryegrass | bluegrass | overseed ryegrass | augustine | tall fescue | zoysia ]

MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FOR NON-OVERSEED BERMUDAGRASSTop

LOW ELEVATION - DESERT

  MONTH  
ACTIVITY J F M A M J J A S O N D REMARKS
Seeding         X X X           After May 15. Do not overseed bermuda until second year
Sodding O O O   X X X X     O O X = bermuda sod only.
o = overseeded sod only, rye over bermuda.
Fertilizing         1/2 1/2
to
3/4
1/2
to
3/4
1/2
to
3/4
1/2
to 3/4
      1/2 to 3/4 lb. -N- per 1000 ft2
1.0 lb. after dethatching or aerification
Dethatch/Aerify           X X X         After May 15, up to Aug. 10.
Pre-emergent weed control   X X             O O   X = For summer annual weeds, apply Feb. 20 - March 5.
O = For fall annual weeds, apply Oct. 25 - Nov. 25
Water
(inches per week)
      3/8 3/8
to
1/2
1-1/2
to
1-3/4
1-1/2
to
1-3/4
1-1/2
to
1-3/4
1-1/4
to
1-1/2
1
to
1-1/4
    Inches per week

MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FOR BERMUDAGRASS TURF

TRANSITION - MID ELEVATION
(GLOBE, COTTONWOOD, KINGMAN)


  MONTH  
ACTIVITY J F M A M J J A S O N D REMARKS
Seeding           X X           From June 1 to July 10. Do not overseed bermuda until second year. Best if not overseeded ever.
Sodding           X X           Finish by July 31, for best results.
Plugs, sprigs = June 1 - June 30.
Fertilizing         X X X X X       May and September = 1/2 lb. -N- per 1000 ft2
June, July, August = 3/4 1.0 lb. -N- per 1000 ft2
Dethatch/Aerify             X           July 1 - 30 gives best results. Nighttime low temperatures must be 60° or higher, regularly
Pre-emergent weed control       X         X       April = for summer annual weeds.
September = for winter annual weeds.
Water
(inches per week)
      3/8 1
to
1 1/4
1 1/4
to
1 1/2
1 1/4
to
1 1/2
3/4 3/8       Inches per week


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