As your lawn retreats out of dormancy and becomes activated by the warmer weather of spring, you may find yourself with a spotty look that you weren’t expecting. Determining the cause of the bare patches or brown spots in your yard is the first step in finding the solution to begin treating your lawn for consistent, healthy growth.
Warm season grasses, including Bermuda, St. Augustine and Zoysia, are heat and drought tolerant. However, proper watering and maintenance will allow you to have a thriving lawn even throughout the warmest summer months.
Choosing to create a flower bed in your yard can bring a pop of color, variety and interest to your home’s landscape. We’ve created a six-step guide to help you build a new flower bed without having any previous gardening experience. Follow along to become a pro flower bed do-it-yourself-er!
As temperatures begin to rise, so do the prevalence of these pesky insects. Mosquitoes, which are more than just a nuisance, can carry harmful diseases and spread illnesses through their bites. Some mosquitoes hibernate over the winter, while others begin to emerge in the springtime from previously laid eggs. In this article, we’ll cover tips for mosquito prevention as well as the best time to spray for mosquitoes.
If you’re looking for a natural privacy screen for your yard, bushes, shrubs and trees can be a great alternative or supplement to fencing. Create your own private space or hide unsightly views by choosing plants that work best for your North Texas lawn from our curated list below.
You’ve planned the perfect flower bed, edged it with precision and planted gorgeous color, but you’ve found your first sign of weeds. What to do now? Enjoying a beautiful garden comes with its share of regular maintenance, including removing unwanted plants. This chore can be a little time consuming, but with the right tools, techniques and preventative measures, you can make weeding your garden a little simpler.
Known as white grubs or grub worms, these plump white worms found in soil are actually scarab beetle larva. Although harmless to pets and people, the immature stage of these insects can be a nuisance to your yard and cause severe damage to your lawn root system.
One of the most prolific flowering trees or shrubs for summer, crape myrtles can be a beautiful addition to your Texas or Florida yard. Crape myrtles come in a variety of colors and each cluster can contain hundreds of colorful flowers. The real beauty to this plant is its long growing season and relative low maintenance, however a little extra care for your crape myrtles will reward you with healthier growth and even more abundant blooms.
The options may seem endless as you begin searching for colorful plants to use in your flower beds for our North Texas soil and climate. We’ve culled the list down to our top 5 favorite annuals to create beautiful pops of color that best compliment your Dallas/ Fort Worth yard.
Our pools have been through quite a bit this winter! With mild temperatures through much of the winter, and then a sudden and unexpected shock of extreme cold, our pools have seen easier off-seasons. However, there are a few easy tips to get your pool spring-ready for your most enjoyable summer swimming season yet.