Simple Outdoor Christmas Decoration Ideas

Christmas is a magical time of year, and it’s the holiday where more people are likely to decorate their homes. You can create an inviting, festive holiday landscape without having to break the bank or go over the top. Let’s take a look a some classics as well as a few more creative Christmas decorating …

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Which North Texas Grasses Overwinter Best?

Everyone wants a lawn that looks good year round. Finding the right grass for your yard can be easy if you know the conditions in which it will grow.  Things to consider when choosing a type of grass are sun/shade exposure, soil conditions, and how much maintenance you are willing to do. Another thing to …

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Winter Blooming Herbs and Vegetables

Not all flowers wait until spring’s thaw before they bloom. In fact, there are several plants- even edible herbs and vegetables- which happily blossom through the colder months. If you plant these lovely, delicious beauties, both your lawn and your dinner table will be thriving throughout the winter. Lavender The truth is, all members of …

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Why Hardscape? DIY Ideas on Grass-Free Landscaping

Hardscaping is the use of materials, as ground cover, that don’t include any ongoing plant growth. As we become more conscious of conserving both our energy and resources, alternative landscaping continues to gain popularity. Whether it’s mulch, gravel, paving stones, river rocks, or some other material- this trend continues to gain momentum. And while The …

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Killing Weeds in St. Augustine Grass

Even with the most robust grass types, weeds can still become an issue for any homeowner who is trying to maintain a healthy, attractive lawn. Each type of ground cover has its own strengths and vulnerabilities, when it comes to weeds. St. Augustine grass, fortunately, is a robust grower with thick thatch and relative dense …

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Killing Weeds in Bermuda Grass

Every grass type is a little different when it comes to weed control. Different growth patterns, from one breed to the next, affect how vulnerable they are to infestations. Fortunately, bermuda grass is an avid grower, which can help with weed control. No lawn is completely impervious to weeds, so it is important to know …

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Killing Weeds in Zoysia Grass

Not all lawns are created equal. Depending on the roots and growth patterns, some grasses are more prone to weeds than others. If you’ve got zoysia grass, you’re in luck, because it’s known to be pleasantly weed resistant. This is due to its thick thatch and dense root system, which make it difficult for weeds …

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How to Keep Your Lawn Healthy and Fertilized in the Summertime

What is the difference between keeping your lawn healthy in the Spring and Autumn, versus caring for it in the heat of the Summer? What considerations do you need to keep in mind with your lawn care regimen? We’ve got a few for you to consider, and we’ve got solutions for how to adjust your …

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