Houston’s Worst Weeds

Weeds are troublesome plants growing where we don’t want them, and Houston has plenty of them. They’re classified in several different groups: grasses and broadleaf, and perennials and annuals. Annuals have winter and summer varieties: winter weeds die when it gets hot, and summer annuals die when it cools off in the fall. Many of […]

San Antonio Lawn Mowing and Maintenance

There’s plenty to love about South-Central Texas. You know its iconic historical landmark, the Alamo. But it also has vast landscapes and beautiful waterways such as the San Antonio and Comal rivers. These natural, lush environments thrive without much help. But if you’re living in this part of Texas, you’ll have to put in some […]

The Worst Pests in San Antonio and How to Get Rid of Them

Photo credit: Thompson Rivers on Visual Hunt / CC BY-NC-SA Those summertime pests are back. Is there anything that bugs you more? They get under our skin, our clothing and gardens. Here’s a list of the pests that bug us in San Antonio and some tips on getting rid of them before they make your […]

Atlanta Watering Restrictions

Georgia is one of the lucky ones when it comes to water. The Peach State gets about 50 inches of rain a year. While we may struggle with the humidity in the thick of summer, we don’t exactly lack for water when it comes to our yards.  That said, watering your yard is not a […]

The Worst Bugs for Atlanta, Georgia Lawns

Bugs love Atlanta. And Atlanta returns that love to some of those bugs such as the beautiful black swallowtail butterfly. But the love doesn’t extend to all insects, especially not the bugs that infest and damage your lawn. Here are the worst pests you’ll find in Atlanta. Fire Ants Say “fire ants” out loud and […]

Native Flowers and Plants for Denver and the Front Range

Imagine your backyard garden bursting with color, and filled with scintillating scents. Beautiful flowers and plants thrive in Colorado, as long as you plant native flowers and plants for Denver and the Front Range. Here are some of the favorites. Colorado’s State Flower: the Rocky Mountain Columbine While every state has an “official” bud, few […]