How to do Spring Cleaning in the Garden

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Spring will soon be upon us. So it’s time to do a great spring cleaning outside to give a second youth to your green space. Here are the essential steps and the right tools to bring your garden back to life. Clean and clear your land with Leaf Blower After the winter, it is high time to thoroughly clean the garden. Indeed, the frost and the weather left traces of their passage in your green space. Start by removing the winter covers and sails in order to store them in a dry place. Keep them at your fingertips in case of late frosts. Remove the dead leaves with a leaf blower. If you have small area garden then dry and …

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How to Rejuvenate Your Lawn

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Rough lawns are usually a sign of underlying problems, such as insect infestation, too much shade, disease or abusive cultivation. Once a lawn has developed a rough, uneven texture, it can be hard to mow, and it can suffer from weed growth. To set rough lawns, gardeners must restore the grass. It is important for gardeners to establish a grass that works well for their climate, type and sunlight soil. For example, shaded areas can not support certain types of grass as bermuda. Gardeners must establish their lawns with either their old grass or a type of grass that will thrive. Instructions Ventilate the lawn with a basic aerator to improve soil compaction. Compacted soil reduces drainage and air flow. …

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Best Lawn Care Tips for a Good Garden

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Drill the simple truths about lawn care and make your envy of all your neighbors. Specific lawn care techniques will protect your lawn from plant diseases. These techniques will promote strong, healthy growth of grassroots. Hiring professionals and spending hundreds on lawn additives is no longer necessary. All needed is simple changes in watering, care of equipment, fertilization, mowing, and thatching. Water The right balance of watering techniques under lawn care keeps your lawn vibrant and green without causing damage. Too much water on your lawn will make the grass more susceptible to disease. Therefore, wait early in the morning between 4 and 8 am to water your lawn. Early in the morning, the sun will quickly dry excess water …

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Frequently Asked Questions about Zoysia Grass

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Zoysia Grass is a warm season grass that forms a dense, uniform turf. It grows in a wide range of acidic or alkaline soils, including sand or clay. It resists weeds and does not require frequent mowing. These attributes make a good choice for lawns, golf courses, parks and sports fields in the southern half of the United States. What are the disadvantages of Zoysia grass? The main disadvantage of Zoysia grass is that it grows very slowly, spreading only 6 inches a year. This means that it can take a long time to establish a lawn. Although Zoysia grass is resistant to wear, it slowly recovers when damaged. It also forms a thick layer of undisturbed stubble or plant …

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Fertilizer Schedule For St. Augustine Grass

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Homeowners who haven’t connected a spring compost to St. Augustine grass lawns may wish to do as such soon. An excessive number of individuals want to treat on the first warm day of spring. That is much too soon. Endeavors to debilitate fresh manure applications appear to be out of line with the usual tendency to treat early. The St. Augustine Grass is a common grass found in the southeastern United States from Florida to the Gulf Coast of Texas. It endures modest shade, however, grows ineffectively in dense shade.St. Augustine grass makes little development in cold soils. It can’t use supplemental sustenance until the point that dirt warm and genuine spring development start. Winter weeds, for example, chickweed, henbit, …

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When to Apply Lawn Fertilizer

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Beautiful lawns don’t happen bу ассidеnt, rather, thеу аrе created. Onе оf thе secrets tо mаintаining a beautiful lawn is undеrѕtаnding the bаѕiсѕ оf fеrtilizаtiоn.
Thе fertility rеԛuirеmеntѕ оf сооl ѕеаѕоn grass iѕ a littlе more complicated than it is for wаrm ѕеаѕоn grаѕѕ. Mаintаining lоng tеrm hеаlth and bеаutу of уоur grаѕѕ requires аt lеаѕt a bаѕiс understanding оf thе nееdѕ оf уоur ѕресifiс grаѕѕ tуре. Thе right fеrtilizеr applied incorrectly can роtеntiаllу dо mоrе harm than gооd. Thеrеfоrе, it iѕ important tо know hоw tо fеrtilizе сооl ѕеаѕоn grаѕѕеѕ рrореrlу.  Cооl season grаѕѕеѕ, as thе name sounds, аrе grаѕѕеѕ thаt thrivе bеѕt in сооlеr tеmреrаturеѕ. In thе U.S., they аrе found in thе сеntrаl аnd northern ѕtаtеѕ. In ѕоuthеrn …

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Lawn Aeration Benefits

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Living the dream of home ownership, back yard barbecues, playing with your kids in the yard and sitting outside on your nice grass. Sounds awesome right? What if your grass is not so green and needs to be rescued?  Several factors can cause your lawn to loose in color and become infested with weeds.  There is a process that can help promote the soil condition and improve the health of your lawn. Lawn Aeration benefits your yard in many ways and is easy to do, Benefits The process of core aeration is to remove small plugs of soils and grass through out your lawn allowing more water and oxygen to mix below the soil into the roots of your grass. …

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Best Summer Annuals for Texas

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Summer is just around the corner and it will be blazing hot here in Texas before we know it. As all of us know, we Texans have one of the most extreme climates. It’s hot and sunny one day and freezing cold rain the next, and this type of weather can make for a difficult decision when choosing which annuals to plant in your yard this year. Annuals are plants that live for one growing season and then die, while perennials regrow every spring. An annual will sprout, flower, seed, and then die, all in the same year, but they also tend to bloom all season long, and are often bright and showy. Annuals are also usually cheaper than perennials, and …

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Swimming Pool Landscaping

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Having a swimming pool in your back yard is goal many home owners strive to have.  Now you have your swimming pool, and yet it seems not quite what you were expecting? You have your pool and your lawn, that is about it. Looking at the blank canvas of yard around your pool can make swimming pool landscaping a little difficult. Landscaping around your pool should not be too difficult if you follow these easy tips. Landscaping With Fence And Decking Traditional below ground swimming pools are very common, but usually need to be well maintained. Some alternatives are to buy or build an above ground pool. These pools do require quite a bit maintenance, but the cost to build is significantly …

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How to Trim Your Shrubs and Bushes

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Trimming your Shrubs and Bushes Time to trim the hedges, bushes and shrubs A few minutes spent pruning is one of the best things you can do for the plants in your yard, however it’s one of the most neglected tasks of maintaining your yard as well. Why? Because for most of us pruning takes a little fines and time. “But pruning isn’t difficult and you get in return, thicker foliage, more flowers, and healthier plants. Most homeowners prune when it’s convenient for them, yet that might not be the best time for that plant. Consulting the plant lists will take the mystery out of this part of pruning as well. Keep reading to learn How to Trim Your Shrubs …

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