Overseeding is a reseeding technique used to thicken lawns that have sparse ground coverage. Read on to learn what the ideal time to overseed your lawn in central Texas is and what kind of seed you should use.
Your home’s true value is based on a wide range of factors like age, size, modern updates and the condition of your home’s lawn. “Curb appeal” is a such a trending topic among today’s homebuyers who don’t just want a well cared for lawn – they expect it.
Holiday lawn ornaments look great when lit up at night, but they can cause issues with your lawn over time. If you have decorations for your yard, use this guide to keep your grass healthy during the holiday season.
The temperate breezes of autumn herald an escape from the harsh Texas summers. You love watching the leaves change color on your trees, but as you get further into fall, you remember the hassle that comes from cleaning up the mess.
After a period of heavy rain, your lawn can grow rapidly. Lawns that are not frequently watered and are more drought tolerant will process the nutrients as quickly as possible. Overgrown lawns can appear in a matter of a week, but it can also happen if a lawn has not been properly maintained for a period of time. If your yard is getting out of hand, here is what you need to know about treating an overgrown lawn.
It’s certainly possible to mow wet grass and in perpetually rainy areas, it may be necessary. However, mowing wet grass is not ideal. The chlorophyll from the wet grass can stain your skin and clothes, and it takes longer to mow grass when it’s wet. The biggest reason to avoid mowing wet grass is it can do lasting damage to your lawn and mower.
You love your pup, but even man’s best friend can create a headache from time to time, especially when it comes to your lawn. From digging holes to staining grass with their nitrogen-rich urine, dogs can ruin an impeccable stretch of grass in a single summer. Choosing the best grass for dogs is imperative to maintaining a healthy lawn.
Mulch is an organic material that is spread across to the surface of grass and soil to give it extra nutrients and help it retain more water. Trees, plants, and shrubs help create mulch with dropped leaves, bark, and other organic material.
With summer approaching, mosquitos will be out in full force in the Austin and San Antonio area. There are many ways to keep the mosquitos away, but unlike the temporary bug spray and citronella candles, consider planting mosquito repelling plants in your yard.
The first and biggest deterrent to snakes is properly maintaining the grass in your yard. Snakes prefer tall grass where they stay hidden from predators like hawks, falcons, and owls.