Ralph Waldo Emerson described a weed as “a plant whose virtues have not been discovered.” For those of us less poetically inclined, a weed is any plant we don’t want in our lawn or garden. Surprisingly, only 3% of the 250,000 plant varieties in the world are weeds by virtue of any danger they pose […]
Denver might be cool (literally and figuratively), but backyard pests are out there, lurking just below our feet, busily gnawing away at our carefully nurtured lawns.
While neighboring states wilt under high summer temps and crippling water restrictions, Baton Rouge has the pleasure of unfettered watering privileges. But just because you can use unlimited amounts of water, doesn’t mean you should. In fact, preserving this natural resource is a priority in our area, even if we aren’t seeing a shortage. Read […]
Everything’s bigger in Texas, including those annoying bugs! These invaders often create damage to your lawn, garden, and even the structure of your home. Let’s identify the worst backyard pests in Fort Worth and look at ways to get rid of them. Mosquitoes Summer brings hot weather to the Fort Worth area and the onslaught […]
Some weeds always seem to grow faster than the grass. In a sense, those weeds are doing you a favor, since it makes them easier to spot and get rid of. It’s the invaders that are tough to spot that can make themselves at home and ruin your green lawn. You can control the worst […]
Water is our most precious resource. That’s why the city of Fort Worth has implemented year-round water restrictions limiting the amount we use. This comes at a time when many drought-prone areas are imposing similar restrictions. The city’s don’t want us to stop watering, just to water smartly. You can do that by familiarizing yourself […]