How Often Should You Mow Your Lawn?

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Most people opt for a weekly mowing schedule, and this is certainly what the majority of lawn care companies offer. However, there are a few factors to consider when determining how frequently you should mow your lawn, as well as how high or low you should set your mower blades.  Click here to learn more …

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Lawn Weeds Identification Guide – Weeds in Texas

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With the vast number of climates in Texas, it’s no shocker that the variety of weeds in Texas is pretty broad. But which ones should you be looking out for in your own North Texas yard? There are two major types of weeds: Broadleaf weeds and Grassy weeds. The broadleaf variety has wider and more noticeable …

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Seasonal Lawn Care: From Winter to Spring

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Early spring is a great time to get organized for the season. Not only is this an opportune time of year to do some maintenance work around the yard, but there are a few regular lawn care tasks you can go ahead and resume. Seasonal lawn care can be tricky, because you want to make …

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Fast Growing Privacy Shrubs

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We want our homes to be private and hidden from prying eyes and snooping neighbors.  One of the best methods to keep your backyard or landscape secluded is to plant fast growing privacy shrubs. Placing these along a fence and property line will help to minimize space for the shrubs and provide a larger area for …

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Preparing Your Garden For Spring

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With spring around the corner, it’s time to consider what your yard and garden will need to get off to a good start once the weather warms up.  We recently discussed some great Winter Lawn Care Tips, so let’s explore what you should do in preparation for the coming season.  Clean-Up If you stayed on …

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Pre-Emergent or Post-Emergent Herbicide?

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During the winter, it may seem like nothing is actively growing in your lawn and garden. But the truth is, many weed types overwinter successfully, and are waiting to emerge once the soil warms up. Most new growth is welcome in the spring time, but this certainly isn’t true for pests like spurge, dollarweed, henbit, …

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Winter Vegetables to Grow in the Shade

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Any avid gardener knows that winter doesn’t mean the planting has to halt until springtime. But not all of us know exactly what to strive for. While all vegetables need some amount of sun exposure in order to thrive, there are actually several you can plant in the wintertime, in the areas of your yard …

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Tree and Shrub Fertilization and Care

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Keeping your lawn and landscape beautiful is about caring for every plant you’ve chosen to cultivate in your yard. Your trees and shrubs need a lot of the same nutrients as your grass, but the tasks of fertilizing and general care are a bit more involved than just mowing and watering. While trees and shrubs …

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Riding Mowers, Lawn Tractors, and Garden Tractors

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Whether it’s a commercial or residential setting, anyone in charge of caring for a sizable lawn knows they joy and convenience of using a machine you can ride rather than push. While this method may require more fuel, it certainly cuts back on time, energy, and back pain (literally!) A seasoned landscaper will know that …

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Winter Lawn Care Tips

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While winter lawn care is certainly less involved than what’s required in other seasons, your yard still needs a bit of TLC in order to remain healthy. Most of your autumn prep work should be completed by now. Here in the North Texas where the winters are fairly mild, there are still a few measures …

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