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MONTHLY CARE GUIDES

March Lawn Care Guidelines for Oklahoma

  • Prepare lawn mower; install clean filters.

  • Cultivate annual flower beds to destroy winter weeds.

  • Apply organic mulch to control weeds in beds. Landscape fabric barrier can reduce the amount of mulch but care should be taken to ensure proper water penetration to plantsí roots.

  • Remove excessive thatch from warm season lawns.Dethatching, if necessary, should precede crabgrass control treatment.

  • March is the second best time of the year to seed coolseason turfgrass; however, fall is the best time to plant.

  • Cool-season lawns such as bluegrass, fescue, and ryegrass may be fertilized now with the first application of the season. Usually, four applications of fertilizer are required per year, in March, May, October, and November.

  • Broadleaf weeds can easily be controlled in cool-season lawns at this time with post-emergent broadleaf herbicides.

  • Begin mowing cool season grasses at 1 1/2 to 3 1/2 inches high.

  • Chemical and physical control of galls (swellings) on stems and foliage of trees should begin now.

  • Dormant oil can still be applied to control mites, galls,overwintering aphids, etc.

  • The 1st generation of Nantucket Pine Tip Moth appears at this time. Begin pesticide applications in late March based on pheremone catches.

  • Anthracnose control on sycamore, maple, and oak should begin at bud swell.

  • Prune roses just before growth starts and begin a regular disease spray program as the foliage appears. Check with garden center personnel for roses that donít require chemical applications.

  • Divide and replant summer and fall blooming perennials.

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