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

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Pruning is a big deal for your lawn and landscape, but why? This article will focus on what pruning is, how you do it, and when to perform it. Too often, maintaining your plants is an overlooked chore. We sometimes think – it’s nature, we should just let it run its course. But you can […]

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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 Yard – 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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Fall Cleanup Landscaping Checklist for Houston, TX

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Autumn can be gorgeous, but for a homeowner, it can be a bit of a hassle. Fall yard cleanup can consume your time, even during a mild Texas fall. What do landscapers do in the fall that can help ease this burden? Fall Yard Care Checklist As you prepare for some cleaning, here is a […]

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How to Get Grass to Grow in Shade in Texas

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Growing grass under trees can certainly be a challenge. The reason is pretty obvious to most – grass needs sunshine to thrive. Many varieties even require rather strong and lengthy periods of light. As beautiful and necessary as trees are, they can provide so much shade that it becomes detrimental to grass growth. Further, they […]

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What Is the Best Grass for Texas Heat?

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The entire state of Texas is known for moderate winters and very hot summers. While the residents of Houston seldom see temperatures of more than 100 degrees, we do see a lot of days hit 90 degrees or more. Even in a coastal area, water usage can become a problem. That’s why you need to […]

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Controlling Common Bugs in Texas Lawns

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If you’ve got a beautiful lawn, you’d like to keep it that way. Unfortunately, even the best-tended properties can suffer from common bugs in Texas that attack plants and grass. No matter which types of insects in Texas are harming your lawn, there is no need to despair. You can take steps to mitigate the […]

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When to Lay Sod in Texas to Get the Best Results

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While Texas is generally warm, its climate does vary from hot and dry (West Texas) to hot and humid (Coastal Texas). Fortunately, several grass varieties thrive in the state, allowing you to have a healthy, green lawn year-round. Creating and maintaining a healthy and attractive lawn means you will need to know the best time […]

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How to Get Rid of Crabgrass in Texas

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Everyone wants an attractive lawn, but it’s not the reality for most households and commercial properties. During the peak summer months when your grass is on the verge of burnout, you might notice that the crabgrass thrives and even chokes out the rest of your lawn. How do you get rid of crabgrass? Knowing how […]

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How to Prevent Dog Urine from Killing Grass

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Nothing your pet does can stop you from loving them. That’s not to say they don’t irritate you at times, particularly when they harm your beautiful lawn. As dogs, it’s in their nature to roam your property confidently. You can teach them not to dig holes in your sod, but you can’t expect them not […]

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