Weed and Feed Schedule For Lawn Care

Weed and Feed Schedule For Lawn Care

Fertilization Fertilization is important to giving your lawn the proper nutrients it needs to thrive through out the year. Proper fertilization is a balance of what your soil is giving your lawn and what you can add to it. It’s important to follow a weed and feed schedule for lawn care to apply fertilizer at the right time of year and at the right amount. Otherwise […]

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New Sod Watering Tips

New Sod Watering Tips

How Much to Water Water is essential to all life…too little water and we die, too much and we drown. The same is true of the grass in our lawns. Water makes up 70% to 80% of the weight of our lawn grasses and the clippings alone are nearly 90% water. While most people are concerned about not watering their lawns enough. Following these new […]

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Cutting Grass In Winter Time – Is it Necessary?

Cutting Grass In Winter Time – Is it Necessary?

Usually A Waste Of Time Grass growth slows down during the cold winter months, therefore there is no need to cut the grass on lawns and yards. Although there a possibility that during mild spells it can continue to grow just not very much. If the situation does present itself and you do need to mow, never mow the lawn if the turf is wet […]

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How To Clean Landscape Rocks

How To Clean Landscape Rocks

Time to clean the rocks! Rock mulch that has been in use for several years can hold large amounts of blown in dirt, organic matter and other debris. therefore requires some periodic cleaning. Sometimes you can this area can be cleaned out using a leaf blower, but eventually the build up will happen.  If weeds start sprouting and the mulch needs to be renewed. Cleaning […]

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Front Yard Makeovers Before and After

Front Yard Makeovers Before and After

Landscape Design Makeover A beautiful landscape design is an essential part to any front yard makeover that is needed.  A variety of options to choose from and how to conform to your unique landscape takes a little bit science, art, and personal taste.  When designing a front yard makeover, you should try to make it a space where people will stop and enjoy themselves. It […]

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Dwarf Trees For Landscaping

Dwarf Trees For Landscaping

We live a small, small, small world. Its seems now a days that larger or bigger trees do not have the same appeal they once had.  It seems with land prices going up and property sizes shrinking, thus creating a landscaping trend to work in a smaller area. The solution to for smaller landscapes?  Using dwarf trees for landscaping is practical and easy to do. […]

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What To Do About Storm Damaged Trees

What To Do About Storm Damaged Trees

When the storm passes! After a severe storm, many homeowners wonder “what to do about storm damaged trees?” Trees have an amazing ability to recover from storm damage. Hasty decisions can often result in removing trees that could have been saved. Look around Approach damaged trees with extreme caution—stay clear of downed wires and call 911. If a large tree or branch is hanging or […]

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How to Improve Clay Soil For Lawns

How to Improve Clay Soil For Lawns

Amending Clay Soil For Lawns To improve clay soil for lawns, you will need to apply organic matter by a process called topdressing.  Topdressing is generally performed once or maybe twice a year in some cases. For correct topdressing you apply a thin layer of organic matter over your grass. Applying a layer of 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch thick usually works best depending on […]

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Stepping Stone Walkway Ideas

Stepping Stone Walkway Ideas

Stepping Stone Walkway For Back Yards Landscaping a backyard can be planned to suite your lifestyle and your personality with a little bit of planning.  Choosing your landscape design will not only hinge on your landscape environment, but also your own personal preferences. Use these backyard stepping stone walkway ideas for planing your landscaping design. Type of Soil – Hard Clay can be difficult to […]

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Mowing Grass When Wet

Mowing Grass When Wet

Unusually Wet Summer The last few weeks, several thunder storms have dropped higher amounts of rain across north Texas. The storms have caused constant growth in the lawns since the beginning of summer. With this in mind, the realities of lawn maintenance during the summer months in the Dallas, Fort Worth area can be quite harsh. If you avoid mowing wet grass, within two weeks […]

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