Post-Emergent Winter Weed Control

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The first defense against weeds is to promote vigorous lawn growth. When the grass density is high, weeds have a hard time finding space to grow, which is why they always thrive best in sparse areas.  Proper fertilization, watering, and mowing are very important for vigorous lawn growth. In addition, frequent cutting is complemented by […]

How Do I Kill Winter Weeds in My Yard?

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Weed growth doesn’t stop in the winter. Many of them germinate in the fall, grow in the winter, develop flowers and seeds in the spring, and then die off in the hotter months. The seeds then start to germinate again in the next fall. It’s important to stop this cycle so winter weeds don’t take […]

How to Get Rid of Henbit Without Killing Grass

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Henbit is an annual weed that typically germinates in the fall or winter. This means you’re most likely to see it cropping up next spring if you don’t take care of it this season.  As with most weeds, henbit is opportunistic. It is going to settle into thin turfs and dry patches where there isn’t […]

Wild Aster Control, How to Get Rid Of

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Wild Aster The wild aster is a broad-leaf annual that typically grows all over the US. The plant goes by several different names including the lawn American aster or just the annual aster. It typically does well in warm climates and even though it produces some beautiful white flowers, the plant also gets very weedy. […]

Getting Rid of The Notorious Japanese Knotweed.

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The Japanese knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum), a renowned notorious weed for being one of the world’s most invasive plants, is bound to give anyone a headache. It has been rightfully nicknamed as the ‘Godzilla weed’ due to its tenacity and ability to withstand tough conditions. If you’ve attempted to eliminate this weed, you already know how […]

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. Which weeds should you be looking out for in your own North Texas yard? There are two major types of weeds: Broadleaf weeds Grassy weeds. The broadleaf variety has wider and more noticeable foliage, so […]

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, […]

Best Practice for Addressing and Preventing Lawn Disease

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While fungus, mold, and other microbes are present in even the healthiest of yards, an excess can cause damaging and unsightly lawn disease. Fortunately, there are some fairly easy was to address and prevent this issue.  Many measure we are suggesting for lawn disease prevention are simply good practice for lawn and landscape maintenance. Ryno […]

How to Get Rid of Crabgrass in the Summer

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Crabgrass is an invasive plant that competes with your established turf for water, nutrients, and ground coverage. When it’s left untreated, it can overtake your lawn in the most obnoxious manner. This species gets its name from the tendrils that reach out from the center of the patch, like crab legs, allowing it to slowly […]

Top Herbicides For Effective Weed Prevention

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Summer has arrived and everything is thriving! Unfortunately, that includes the intrusive plant life you didn’t exactly invite to inhabit your lawn.  With so many herbicides on the market, you don’t want to waste your money on the wrong product. Effective treatment depends on the type of weed and how mature it is.  Fortunately, we’ve […]