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Why the grass turns brown in the fall

Why the grass turns brown in the fall
Typically, in Central Texas we have a southern variety of turf which may be Bermuda, Zoysia, or St. Augustine. We are located far enough north for the grass to go dormant for the winter, which is why ...
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Fall and Winter Cut Backs

Fall and Winter Cut Backs
With the winter season approaching the cooler weather can bring on changes for your planting beds. Here are some tips and timeframes for cutting back your plant material. In October and November,...
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The Importance of the Summertime Pre-Emergent

The Importance of the Summertime Pre-Emergent
Even though it may not seem like it, September is the time to prepare your lawn for weed prevention in the winter and spring. Weeds typically are triggered to germinate by soil temperature and as we...
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Which Fertilizer to use in the Summer

Which Fertilizer to use in the Summer
Your turf will need to be fed throughout the growing season and the type of nutrients that are needed will change as we go through spring summer and fall. It is always best to use a slow-release...
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How Much Irrigation is Needed in the Summer?

How Much Irrigation is Needed in the Summer?
Normally once the month of July roll around the heat and dry weather starts to set in and the dry spots in the lawn with start to show. The question of how much I should run my irrigation comes up...
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Rain vs Irrigation Water for your Lawn

Rain vs Irrigation Water for your Lawn
Have you ever noticed that your lawn greens up when it rains and never happens when you run your irrigation system? Here is what is great about rainwater: It is free of most impurities and...
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Current Plant Situation from the Freeze

Current Plant Situation from the Freeze
If you have tried buying plants around Austin this spring, you probably noticed that most nurseries do not have what you are looking for and may not even be able to order it. We can thank the...
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The art of mowing the lawn

The art of mowing the lawn
Most of the time we mow the grass in our yard to keep it manicured and where we can walk around the yard easily. There are a number of reasons why mowing frequently is very healthy to your lawn and...
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Benefits of Aeration and Top Dressing

Benefits of Aeration and Top Dressing
The Benefits of Aeration Aeration and top dressing are an essential part of a healthy lawn and is best when performed on a yearly basis. It is normally scheduled during the growing season...
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Why Pre-Emergent is Important

Why Pre-Emergent is Important
If you have or are looking to get on a weed control program, then planning your strategy is very important. One of the first items to plan are the pre-emergent applications and timing is everything...
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