Sprinkler Misting Problems & Other Common Sprinkler System Problems

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A common form of inefficient landscape irrigation is misting. Misting sprinkler heads can account for as much as 35-40% of the water used by sprinkler heads. Misting is almost always a hydraulic problem. When a system attempts to use more water than it has available, when pipes are improperly sized, or when pressure is too […]

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Best Time to Mulch in Houston – When to Mulch: Spring vs. Fall

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When Is the Best Time to Mulch? Should I mulch in spring or fall? The best time is when the weather becomes consistently warm. The mulch you lay will slow down the soil’s warming. Add it too early, and you’ll stunt your plants’ growth. Too late, and your plants and lawn won’t receive maximum benefit. They […]

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When to Aerate Your Lawn – How Often & Benefits of Aerating

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Aerating your lawn is a vital part of property maintenance. Lawn care aeration ensures that nutrients, air, and water get through built-up grass and thatch. This leads to healthy, green grass you can be proud of. Dive into the benefits of lawn aeration, what is the best time to aerate lawn, and what it requires. […]

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Hydroseeding vs. Sod – How Much Does Hydroseeding Cost?

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If you can’t wait to see that lush grass on your property, there are shortcuts you can take to make it happen. Both of your main two options are faster than planting seed, but which option is best for you? Sod or hydroseed? And how much does hydroseeding or sod installation costs? Hydroseeding vs. Sod […]

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Best Plants for Privacy from Neighbors

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The weather is warming up, and you’re thinking about the best privacy plant screens for your backyard. Or maybe your commercial property could maybe use some good privacy plants. You can like your neighbors or the tenants next door, but that doesn’t mean you want to be keeping tabs on them (or vice versa). Keep […]

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How to Get Rid of Tree Saplings in Lawns

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Looking to discover how to get rid of saplings in your lawn and how to stop tree shoots from growing? We’ll define the terms, give you some tips, and reveal more about this essential landscaping task. What Are Tree Seedlings in Lawn? Tree seedlings or saplings are new baby trees up from seed. Now, newborns […]

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Slow Release Fertilizer vs. Fast Release Fertilizer

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When it comes to fertilizing your lawn properly, things can get a bit tricky. Start by reading the label on your fertilizer container, but even then, you might find yourself shrugging in confusion. You’ll see a variety of ingredients. But what does your type of grass require to flourish? Is the answer slow release fertilizer […]

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Importance of Pruning Plants – How to, Benefits, & When to Prune

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What is Pruning of Plants? Pruning is defined as the act of trimming leaves, branches, and dead matter from plants. Pruning also plays into the overall health of a plant. You certainly want to maintain the well-being of your plants, train them to grow properly, improve quality, and even restrict their growth in some cases. […]

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When to Stop Watering Your Lawn for Winter in Texas

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Should you water your lawn in the fall? Because of the harsh Texas climate, many residents are unsure of the best lawn watering schedule to follow. It’s not uncommon for our clients to ask – should I water my lawn in the winter? If you’re unsure of the seasonal details when it comes to taking […]

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Best Way to Pick Up Acorns from Lawn – Tools & Tips

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Acorns can be a pain to clean up, especially in Houston, where acorns come down heavily in the fall. Acorn producing Oak trees are some of the best trees for Houston landscapes. With autumn in full swing, now is the time to spend time in acorn pick up. Besides cluttering your yard, here are some […]

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