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LAWNS: MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES [continued]

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Ch. 12, pp. 50 - 51

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

MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FOR KENTUCKY BLUEGRASSTop

HIGH ELEVATION
(FLAGSTAFF, SHOW LOW, ST. JOHNS)

  MONTH  
ACTIVITY J F M A M J J A S O N D REMARKS
Seeding               X         August 1 - 15, for best results July 15 - August 10, Flagstaff
Sodding                 X X     September 1 - October 15.
September 1 - 30, Flagstaff.
Fertilizing       X X         X     October = 2.0 lbs. -N- per 1000 ft2
April and May = 1/2 lb. -N- per 1000 ft 2
Dethatch/Aerify                 X X     September 25 - October 15.
September 10 - October 5, Flagstaff.
Fertilize afterwards.
Pre-emergent weed control       X         X       April 1 - 25.
April 15 - May 10, Flagstaff.
September 1-30, Flagstaff.
September 25 - October 15.
Water
(inches per week)
        3/8 3/4
to
1 1/4
1
to
1 1/2
1
to
1 1/2
1
to
1 1/4
1 1/2   Flagstaff
      3/8 1/2
to
3/4
1 1/4
to 1 1/2
1 1/4
to
1 1/2
1 1/4
to
1 1/2
1
to
1 1/4
3/4
to
1
    Other

MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FOR KENTUCKY BLUEGRASS

MID-ELEVATION TRANSITION ZONE
(GLOBE, COTTONWOOD, KINGMAN)


  MONTH  
ACTIVITY J F M A M J J A S O N D REMARKS
Seeding                 X       September 10 - 25
Sodding     X X         X X X   September 25 - Novermber 5, fall preferred.
March 15 - April 25, second choice
Fertilizing     X X           X X   October and November = 1.0 lb. -N- per 1000 ft2
April and May = 1/2 lb. -N- per 1000 ft2
Dethatch/Aerify       O           X
O
    October 1 - 10.
O = Aerify October 1 - 10, or April.
Pre-emergent weed control     X           X X     March 15 - 25 = for spring annual weeds.
September 20 - October 10 = for winter annual weeds.
Water
(inches per week)
1/4 1/4
to
3/8
3/8 1/2
to
3/4
3/4
to
1
1 1/4
to
1 1/2
1 3/8
to
1 3/4
1 1/4
to
1 1/2
1
to
1 1/4
3/4
to
1
3/8
to
3/4
1/4 Inches per week


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