Fertilizer for lawns can vary in the amount of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium in it because some grass species are hungrier than others. Beyond this consideration, a homeowner also has to choose between fast-release and slow-release fertilizers. Determining which is best depends mainly on the following factors.
Each year, 67 million pounds of synthetic pesticides are used on lawns in the United States, and we spend more than $5 billion on fertilizers derived from fossil fuel each year. Many Americans have begun looking into organic lawn care solutions.
You may think grass doesn’t affect your daily life too much, but grass actually affects a lot of things in your life, from air to alcohol. We’re big fans of grass, and having worked with it so long, we thought you’d enjoy reading some of our interesting facts about the stuff that grows on your lawn. Here’s a couple of grass facts we bet you didn’t know.
A swimming pool is a great addition to any property. It is valuable especially during the searing heat of summer. Its aesthetic value in any establishment is also valuable. A swimming pool has the potential of raising the property significantly. However, without proper maintenance swimming pools can turn into eyesores and potential sources of infections for users.
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