When (and How) To Fertilize Your Lawn

If your lawn is looking sickly, you’ve probably thought about adding fertilizer. In this article, we’ll discuss what fertilizer is, when to apply it, and a simple, step-by-step process for maximum results.  What is Grass Fertilizer? Got grass clippings? You’ve got fertilizer.  What about manure, humus, or plant matter? Those work, too. Today most homeowners […]

How to Lay Sod in 5 Easy Steps

Homeowners frequently turn to sod for a quick lawn makeover, but is this a project you can DIY? Absolutely. This article will detail how you can transform your lawn into a lush, green carpet in five easy steps. 1. Prep for Your Sod Project Get a soil test A few weeks before you plan to […]

When is the Best Time to Mow a Lawn?

You probably have a favorite time of day to cut the grass, but is that the best time to mow your lawn? Industry professionals agree that the best time of day to cut the lawn is midmorning between 8-10 a.m.  The second-best time for lawn mowing is late afternoon between 4-6 p.m. Why are these […]

Common Weeds and Lawn Diseases in San Antonio, TX

Weeds, Disease and Drought are the common lawn killers in San Antonio. In this piece we’ll cover how to deal with each. Common Weeds in San Antonio Weeds in San Antonio, Texas can be divided into two categories, grassy and broadleaf. Broadleaf weeds include Henbit, Dandelion, Thistle, Chickweed, and Purslane. If your lawn is too […]

The 4 Most Common Grass Types in San Antonio

Texas is a warm season area for most of the year, and your lawn will thrive with a warm season grass. A clear understanding of what kind your lawn has ensures you’re grass cutting and maintaining appropriately. The most common warm season grasses used in Texas are as follows: Bermudagrass This is the most popular […]

The Most Common Grass Types in Raleigh, NC

Because Raleigh is located between the Piedmont region and the Coastal Plains region in North Carolina, both warm season and cool season grasses can thrive here. The warm season grasses will go dormant and brown during the winter, however, so they are best supplanted with cool season grasses before winter by using an overseeding technique […]