Common Summer Issues: Drought, Pests, Weeds, and Fungal Diseases

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With all the delights of summer, it also comes with its own list of concerns when it comes to lawn care. Drought, garden pests, summer weeds, and fungal lawn diseases are among the most worrisome. Fortunately, Frisco Lawn Pros is ready to take care of you and your yard no matter what you’re facing. Let’s take a look at each of these factors and learn a bit more about why they’re an issue specifically in the summer:  Drought This one seems like a no-brainer. Even though Texas can experience drought any time of the year, it is most hazardous to your landscape in the hot, long days of summer. But the solution may not be as clear-cut as you think. …

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Benefits of Pruning and Watering After a Hard Freeze

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Here in North Texas, we scarcely see ore than a day or two at a time of freezing weather. Brief cold snaps with a fleeting sheet of frost pose very little risk of damage to your lawn, garden, shrubs, and trees. But what about every so often, such as this past winter of 2021, when we are met with several consecutive days of below-freezing temperatures? The thing is, North Texas winters are generally so mild that your outdoor plants may not go completely dormant. Not all plants and trees lose all their leaves, or even all their green. This can make live foliage more succeptible to frost damage. Fortunately the experienced team at Frisco Lawn Pros can help you get …

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When to Fertilize St. Augustine Grass In Texas

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St. Augustine grass is a Texas favorite, due to its resilience and it’s deep green blades. With broad leaves and thick roots, it provides a hardy, weed-resistant ground cover.  With all manicured lawns, it’s important to know exactly what your grass type needs in order to stay healthy. Let’s explore some important information about maintaining a vibrant bed of St. Augustine grass.  Click here for a free lawn care estimate from Frisco Lawn Pros. St. Augustine Grass 101 Basic Features St. Augustine grass has a medium to dark green color with dense consistency. It also has a low, compact growth habit. It grows well in almost all types of soil. Moreover, it tolerates shade, heat, salt and, to a certain …

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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 Fertilize Bermuda Grass in Texas

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Fertilizing the Bermuda grass is not like fertilizing other lawns. Bermuda grass requires more nitrogen than other greens, but you repay the favor of a lush, abundant, grassy, resistant weed. Know when to fertilize the Bermuda grass, and how to take care of it through the seasons. Soil Analysis For Bermuda Grass Bermuda grass grows best when the soil is very rich in nitrogen, consuming much more than other grass varieties. In the fall, reduce nitrogen in favor of a high-potassium fertilizer to help it resist the harmful effects of winter. With regular tests, you can see which nutrients your lawn consumes and enter a fertilization pattern. Regularly Fertilize Bermuda Grass During its time of increasing peak, Bermuda grass grows …

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