Texas has a warm, sunny climate that people like. Unfortunately, bugs like it, too, and Texas lawns can become infested with nasty visitors. Here are some of the most common ones and ways to prevent and eliminate them.
We’ve all heard the saying “the grass is always greener on the other side.” The truth is, the color (and the texture) of grass depends on what part of the country you live in.
Lawn care has many layers when it comes to watering. How often you water the lawn is just as important as when you should water the lawn and how much you should water. Even when you over-water your lawn, this can affect healthy lawn growth. Over-watered grass is more susceptible to diseases and pests and your water bill can suffer from inefficient watering.
Managing thatch in your lawn is a crucial step to achieving perfectly maintained grass. Learning about thatch, good amounts and bad amounts of thatch, and proper maintenance will keep your lawn beautiful and healthy. What is Thatch? Thatch is the … Continued
If you have a beautiful, green lawn, drought is your worst enemy. Unfortunately, drought is becoming increasingly widespread throughout the U.S., and states like California have seen unprecedented dryness in recent years, which can make lawns crunchy, brown, and ugly. … Continued
Many homeowners mistakenly believe that the shorter they cut their lawn, the less often they will need to mow. While this may sound right, improper mowing can damage your grass and increase the growth of unwanted weeds—both of which can … Continued
Thanks to mild winters and rare freezes, planting sod during winter is one of the best seasons in Texas to have your lawn ready by spring. When new sod is placed during winter, it gives your lawn ample time and … Continued
Even in areas like Texas that enjoy milder winter weather, the colder season can still cause serious problems for your yard. One of the biggest issues — and most obvious — is the appearance of bare spots of grass in … Continued
Lawns look great when they’re healthy and well-maintained, but there are a variety of factors that could turn a lush green field into a barren yard. One common issue many homeowners face is the appearance of brown spots, which could … Continued
When temperatures drop, it’s time to transition your yard into a state that will both survive and benefit from the winter months. After months of growth, a lawn needs oxygen, fertilizer, and a period of regeneration for the new cycle … Continued