Lawn Care Tips

Take All Root Rot

Spring: An Open Invitation For Lawn Fungus

April 1, 2016

Due to rapid temperature changes each spring, St. Augustine lawns are vulnerable to spring lawn fungus. “Brown Patch”, “Take All Root Rot” and “Grey Leaf Spot” are common lawn diseases caused by fungus growth in St. Augustine lawns. Whether you…

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dandelion weeds in grass

Early Spring Lawn Tips

February 29, 2016

Some lawn problems that plague yards later in the year can be avoided or controlled by taking some steps in early spring. Here are some tips to help you get the most from your lawn care investment. Prevent Weeds in Zoysia and Bermuda Young…

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Frost on Plant

Protect Plants From Frost Damage

January 25, 2016

  Although most shrubs and trees survive Texas winters, you should always be ready for a serious cold snap. Did you know frost damage to landscape plants can even occur with temperatures in the upper 30’s? Do not use plastic,…

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Lawn Tips for Fall

November 20, 2015

In the fall, turfgrass can still reap positive results from pre-emergent weed control and fertilizer. In addition to surface lawn treatments, a few adjustments to your lawncare routine can prepare your grass for a healthier spring. Mow: Don’t scalp your lawn. Raise the lawn…

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Spring Brown Patch

Brown Patch Fungus

October 26, 2015

Brown Patch Fungus – Homeowner’s often contact us about brown patches that appear in their north Texas lawns. ‘Brown patch‘ is actually the Rhizoctonia fungus species. Brown patch fungus has the potential to cause widespread damage to Dallas lawns. It affects warm season turf…

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Grub

Are Grub Worms Feasting on Your Lawn?

September 28, 2015

Did you know a June bug’s larvae thrives on the roots of turf grass? Late summer and early fall are when a June bug’s larvae, known as ‘grubs’, will feed on the root system of your lawn. A healthy lawn can…

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Apply pre-emergent herbicide and water sufficiently

Pre-emergent Seasonal Herbicide

September 11, 2015

While the summer weather is slowly changing to fall, we are already prepping north Texas lawns to halt weeds from popping up in the coming months. Over time, regularly scheduled lawn treatments and proper water coverage will break the cycle…

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Mow weekly during summer months

Summer Lawn Care: Mowing

August 12, 2015

Having a lush, green summer lawn requires hard work. Along with watering and fertilization, you need to mow every week. As detailed in our previous lawn tip, mowing less often will remove more than 1/3 of the leaf blade and…

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Watering your lawn helps keep it healthy and green.

Water Restrictions and Summer Lawns

August 4, 2015

We know water restrictions in North Texas may prohibit watering on the same day we service your lawn. We apply a slow-release fertilizer that can sit on your lawn until the allowed watering day. If you water effectively during these allowed…

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mow weekly

Mow Weekly For A Healthier Lawn

April 22, 2015

Get the best return on your lawn care investment: mow weekly and stick to the suggested watering schedule for your area. Weekly ‘long’ mowing stimulates healthy grass growth and can snuff out weeds. Mowing ‘long’ means you remove no more than 1/3 of…

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