The Lawn Blog
There are all kinds of threats to your lawn year-round, but perhaps the most precarious time for your grass is summertime in North Texas. The season isn’t only bad for lawns because of the hot, dry temperatures — plenty of other issues abound.
Is your lawn dead? How do you know if your lawn is dead? What killed it? What do you do if your lawn is dead? We’ll answer these questions by learning about the following six ways to kill your lawn.
While summer means vacation, rest and relaxation for most people, for your lawn, it’s the most stressful time of the year. The warmer season brings a whole mess of threats to the lawn, including grubs, dehydration, weeds and more. In order to keep your lawn happy, green and healthy, there are some important steps you need to take (or have us take for you).
Making sure that you are conducting the proper maintenance at the right time is crucial to ensuring that your lawn looks its best throughout the summertime. You'll want to consider the last time you cut your grass (more than likely it was at the end of the fall). Noting this will give you a rough timeline of when it is the best time for your first mow.
Whether you're diving into lawn care for the first time or have been in the game for a while, North Texas Lawns is here to help you achieve all of your lawn goals -- starting with understanding the different types of lawn fertilizer out there.
Lawns and landscaping in North Texas offer one of the best scenery templates for gardening. The colors from the many different types of flowers create exquisite beauty to help make your home picturesque.
Whether you’re a gungho gardener or just have some minimalist landscaping, here are a few steps to get your beds ready for the growing season.
Whether it’s from regular mowing, weeding, sod installation or keeping your hedges trimmed, yard maintenance produces debris. That debris could be as small as grass clippings or as large as fallen branches, but either way, you’ll need to do something with what’s left behind.
Here are a few options for ways you can discard yard waste (and maybe even make your lawn a little more eco-friendly in the process)!
They do, however, come with their own set of unique challenges. You might find yourself on a new property, managing pond maintenance for the first time. What are the dos and don’ts? How do you keep it clean?
Here’s an overview of pond cleaning necessities that might fill in some gaps even if you’ve had a pond for years.
As the fall season draws to a close, it might be hard to think ahead to a time when your lawn will be lush and verdant once again. However, fall is actually one of the best times to start thinking ahead towards spring. This fall to-do list will lead to better growth next year.
When cooler September temperatures start to herald the upcoming arrival of fall, a lot of routines change. Your routine for taking care of your yard should be one of them.
In addition to the blanket of fallen foliage you can be looking forward to, your grass itself changes its growth and nutrient absorption pace when the weather chills out.
Here are a few tips for caring for your grass through the changing seasons:
One of the fastest grass killers is foot traffic. Whether it's you, your kids or your furry friends, the daily wear and tear of life can quickly result in distressed or dead patches in your lawn.
Here's an introduction to keeping the high traffic areas of your lawn looking fresh.