Lawn Mowing Guide – DIY or Expert Care?

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When we are at home, most of us want it to be organized to our liking. There are a lot of things that we need to do regarding this. No matter how big or small our home is, it is still where we lay down our head to rest and enjoy with our family. However, […]

Seeds vs Sod for North Texas Lawns

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The “seeds versus sod” debate is not a new one among lawn care connoisseurs. The truth is, both methods have their strong and weak points. We could argue a solid case for either option, based on personal preferences that vary from one homeowner to the next. But there are several factors to examine, in order […]

6 Lawn Issues Texas Homeowners Face Every Single Year

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If you’re a Texas homeowner, you know how tricky it can be to keep your lawn looking its best. In this article, we’ll go over some of the issues and challenges that Texas homeowners face with their lawns and what you can do to address them. 1. You need to fertilize your lawn all year […]

Preparing Your Garden For Spring

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With spring around the corner, it’s time to consider what your yard and garden will need to get off to a good start once the weather warms up.  We recently discussed some great Winter Lawn Care Tips, so let’s explore what you should do in preparation for the coming season.  Clean-Up If you stayed on […]

Winter Lawn Care Tips

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While winter lawn care is certainly less involved than what’s required in other seasons, your yard still needs a bit of TLC in order to remain healthy. Most of your autumn prep work should be completed by now. Here in the North Texas where the winters are fairly mild, there are still a few measures […]

Winterizing Your Trees and Shrubs

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As winter draws near, any attentive gardener knows this shift comes along with specific measures to be taken in the interest of maintaining the health of one’s plants- both large and small. On one hand, nature has successfully withstood the seasonal changes, without any help from us humans, for millenia. Yet on the other hand, […]

New Sod Watering Tips

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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 […]

Planting Grass Seed in Summer

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Finally, the season of sun and sand has arrived. With family vacations and weekend road trips, summer can be a busy time. Yet we think it’s important to take it easy once in awhile, enjoying the warmth and greenery of your own backyard.  Did you know there are several breeds of grass you can successfully […]

Choosing a Grass-Friendly Weed Killer for Your Lawn

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Every home deserves a beautiful yard, but it’s important to be sure you’re taking the right steps to keep it healthy. Weeds are always enemy #1 in your yard, so finding an herbicide that doesn’t harm the grass is the best way to protect your landscape. With so many options on the market, it can […]

Caring for St. Augustine Grass

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If you live in the southern United States, you may have St. Augustine grass – known scientifically as Stenotaphrum Secundatum. Many people enjoy this grass for its excellent ability to grow and thrive in both tropical and sub-tropical climates. It is typically spread via stolons (creeping, horizontal stems), and often referred to as runners because […]