Combating Lawn Heat Stress Summer heat stress can be a problem and can cause many issues for your lawn including disease, insect infestation, weed infestation, and overall poor health. The good news is, you can take some easy steps to help your lawn cope with the stresses of summer. What Is Heat Stress in Lawns?
A Beginner’s Guide to Texas Winter Lawn Care In Texas, rain and freezing temperatures can affect the lawn and will require the grass to be replaced if too much damage occurs. Winter in Texas may not as long or severe as northern winters, but it can get pretty chilly. Homeowners must prepare their lawns for
How Grass Benefits the Environment While homeowners appreciate the beauty of their turf grass, few recognize their environmental benefits. Grass is an important component of urban and rural lawns and landscapes. Natural turf grasses are sustainable and it can deliver multiple benefits artificial lawns can’t match. Here are some of the benefits of grass both
Mulch can be applied to garden beds and on top of the exposed soil to promote healthy plant growth and prevent weed growth. The Ideal level of mulch in garden beds and on top of tree roots is 2-3 inches. Mulch should be re-applied to the area once the layer has reached below 2 inches.
Mulch is an organic material that is spread across to the surface of grass and soil to give it extra nutrients and help it retain more water. Trees, plants, and shrubs help create mulch with dropped leaves, bark, and other organic material. There are many types of conventional mulch available commercially. In Texas, some of
With summer approaching, mosquitos will be out in full force in the Austin and San Antonio area. There are many ways to keep the mosquitos away, but unlike the temporary bug spray and citronella candles, consider planting mosquito repelling plants in your yard. General Mosquito Characteristics Mosquitoes rely on their sense of smell to find