How To Cure Root Rot

How To Cure Root Rot

What Is Root Rot? Root rot is a condition found in both indoor and outdoor plants, although more common in indoor plants with poor drainage. As the name states, the roots of the plant rot. Usually, this is a result of over watering. In houseplants, it is a very common problem, and is slightly less common in outdoor plants.Root rot if left untreated, will kill […]

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How to Get Rid of Grass Burrs

How to Get Rid of Grass Burrs

Knowing What They Are Dry states like Texas, New Mexico and Arizona you have probably had to deal with prickly stickers in your lawn from time to time. If so here are a few ways to get rid of grass burrs. Also known as: Sandburrs, Grass Burrs, Sticker Burrs/Burr Stickers, Pricking Monsters, Lawn/Grass Stickers. Generally, these are all referring to the same nasty weed. They thrive […]

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Best Native Texas Shrubs For Your Landscape

Best Native Texas Shrubs For Your Landscape

Native Texas Shrubs for Your Landscape from Ryno Lawn Care Best Native Shrubs and Trees for Texas Texas is vast and large everywhere you look. As far as the eye can see, you have vegetation, land, wildlife and some of the harshest weather around.   The native plants are perfect examples how to survive in the harsh Texas environment.  The sizes range from dwarf plants to medium […]

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5 Trees To Avoid Around Your Pool

5 Trees To Avoid Around Your Pool

Excess Pool Debris and Root Problems Having nice shade trees around a swimming pool can make your landscape stand out, however you must choose your plants and trees carefully. Excess pool debris can derive from trees with lots of ‘leaf litter’, excessive pollen, berries or budding debris can cause extra work for you and your pool filter. In addition trees with large root systems can damage pool […]

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How to Get Rid of Nutsedge / Nutgrass

How to Get Rid of Nutsedge / Nutgrass

What is Nutsedge? Nutsedge or nutgrass is technically not a grass, but it looks like one, only it grows faster than regular turf grass and sticks up like a bladed yellow weed. It can pop up both in garden beds and in the lawn. Nutsedge has a triangular stem and roots contain small bulbs or tubers that make fighting nutsedge very difficult. How Nutsedge Spreads Under optimum […]

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How to Get Rid of Weeds in Flower Beds

How to Get Rid of Weeds in Flower Beds

There are Two Types of Weeds. The first type produces large quantities of seeds, however these weeds are easy to pull or hoe, but new ones keep appearing. The second type is harder to kill, often because these weeds have persistent underground roots or other parts that can sprout into new plants. And then you have the dandelion, which combines the traits of both types. When weeding, […]

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How to Care For St. Augustine Grass

How to Care For St. Augustine Grass

St. Augustine Maintenance and Care St. Augustine grass is medium to dark green and coarse grass, additionally it has a low, dense growth habit. It grows well in nearly all soil types and tolerates shade, heat, salt and is drought tolerant. It does not tolerate waterlogged soils or extended periods of cold weather. Proper care for St. Augustine grass forms a dense cover that handles light traffic and […]

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How to Prune Ornamental Grasses

How to Prune Ornamental Grasses

Pruning Ornamental Grasses Ornamental grasses add texture, color and interest to the garden landscape. Pruning ornamental grasses provide year round beauty, with delicate green shoots in spring, mature foliage and flowers or seed heads in summer, muted colors in the fall as well as frosted spikes in the winter. Many varieties of ornamental grasses are drought resistant. Grasses are easy to care for, requiring little maintenance beyond […]

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How to Care For Zoysia Grass

How to Care For Zoysia Grass

Maintaining Your Zoysia Grass The basic care for Zoysia lawns will be dependant upon soil fertility, rainfall, full sun or shadier area, grown north or south. Good soil fertility, full sun, high rainfall, southern growing area = better than average growth. Which will in turn needs to be mown more than northern, cooler temps, average rainfall = less mowing. Fertilizing Most people do not fertilize the […]

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Desert Style Landscaping for Your Yard

Desert Style Landscaping for Your Yard

Where to begin your project? The biggest question would be, where do you live? If you live in an arid region where lush lawns are simply not possible, consider desert style landscaping ideas with materials and plant life that work with your natural surroundings. Some parts of the country get more water than is needed to sustain some desert plants, such as Cacti and Agave.  So it […]

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