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Best Way to Pick Up Acorns from Lawn – Pick Up 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 using acorn pick up tools for your lawn. Besides cluttering […]

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How to Winterize Your Backflow Preventer

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Houston, Texas is not known for its cold weather but anything more than a few hours below freezing can wreak havoc on your irrigation system because the backflow device, which must be a PVB or an RP within Houston city limits, is installed above ground. Understand Backflow Winterization Understanding how to properly winterize your backflow device is […]

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Fall Yard Cleanup Landscaping Checklist for Houston, Texas

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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 Houston landscapers do in the fall that can help ease this burden? Fall Yard Care and Cleanup Checklist As you prepare for some cleaning, […]

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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. When is The Best Time to Lay Sod? Creating and maintaining a healthy and attractive lawn means […]

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How to Get Rid of Texas Crabgrass

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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 in Texas? […]

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How to Prevent Dog Urine from Killing Grass

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Does Dog Pee Kill Grass? 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 […]

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The Best Time to Water Grass in Texas

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In Houston, Texas, recommended best watering times for lawn grass are during the wee hours of the morning. Experts recommend setting your sprinklers for a 4 am shower. At that time, the air is usually still, which prevents the wind from blowing the water into certain patterns. Also, the temperature is not so hot that the water evaporates […]

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