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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Fall Lawn Care Tips

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Effective fall lawn care requires a bit of TLC to help it settle into the cooler months after a long, active summer.  During the summer your grass likely saw a lot of action, from backyard parties to children and pets playing outside far more often than in the cooler seasons. Whatever your summer landscape has been through, early fall is the perfect time to take care of your lawn and prepare it for a winter break. Even if the summer is then only a memory, it’s a safe bet that your lawn is still suffering the abuse of heat and occasional North Texas drought. Here are some tips on how to restore your health to the lawn and prepare it …

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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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Winter Lawn Care Tips

 Winter may be the season that you spend the least amount of time thinking about your lawn, so here few easy tips that will help your turf make it through the cooler weather and come out healthier and better looking in the spring and summer months. – The last few mowings of the fall you should lower your lawn mower blades.  Short grass protects any new growth that may be more fragile near the end of the growing season. In addition longer grass can be used as nesting areas for mice which will create dead spots come spring. – Late fall or early winter are the best times to fertilize cool season grasses.  Before the first freeze, give your lawn a thorough …

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