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 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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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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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 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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