How to Prepare Your Lawn for Spring and Summer

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Spring is finally here and summer is not far away.  Your lawn and landscape experienced harsh conditions this winter. Your grass and plants are weak from the winter weather.  They are also hungry from being in dormancy.  Your garden is just itching to get going. Before you rush to your local lawn and garden store, …

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What is the Best Insect Control for Lawns?

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Insects and pests are a common problem for lawn care. They can cause areas of your grass to become discolored, detached from the soil below, or perish completely. Proper yard maintenance and pest control can help keep your lawn healthy and free from pests. Here are a few helpful tips on preventative maintenance, as well …

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How To Prepare Grass for Texas Winters

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If you are wondering about the ways in which you can support your lawn during the winter, we’ve got you covered. The most important thing is taking good care of the grass and plants you’ve already got. Winters can be harsh on the plants in your garden. The temperature can halt the growth of seedlings, …

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How to Apply Fertilizer to Shrubs

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Healthy plants often need additional nutrient help to thrive in a natural environment. Shrubs in your yard or garden may benefit from regular fertilization. Plants need many different nutrients. Some are available in the soil they grow in or in the air around them. Some of the main nutrients needed are nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. …

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How Often to Water Grass in the Winter

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As colder weather approaches, your lawn care routine needs to change but it doesn’t come to a complete stop for the season. Lawns still need maintenance and water in the winter, albeit far less than they do in the middle of summer. How Much to Water In the summer months, water is vital to keep …

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Top Tips for Fall Lawn Prep

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Taking care of the lawn during the fall season can help you reap the fruits of your efforts in the spring. Some people do not care much about their lawns during the fall because they think there’s nothing to be done as their grass and foliage winds down for winter.  This is simply the wrong …

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Treatment for Chinch Bugs, Armyworms, and Grub Worms

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Summertime in North Texas is full of extra things to consider regarding your lawn’s health: excessive heat, watering restrictions, even weeds and pests that specifically show up during the hottest months. There are three troublesome insects that are most common in mid-summer through early fall, all of whom create similar-looking damage to your yard and …

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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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Mulching and Pulling Weeds in Fall

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Mulching and pulling weeds in fall is an important component of year-round lawn care. Fall lasts from September 21st, the autumnal equinox, to December 21st, the winter solstice. What does that have to do with lawn care? Well, it means fall is the season when nature herself begins to slow down. That includes every living …

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