Water restrictions in San Antonio, New Braunfels

When you think of how hot the summers get in South-Central Texas, you may want to water your lawn for as long and as often as possible. Not so fast! Getting into this mindset could threaten the water supply. That’s why there are watering restrictions in San Antonio and nearby cities. Since a stretch of […]

New Orleans, LA Native Plants

New Orleans is full of Southern charm, but the city showcases more than jazz clubs, beignets, and Mardi Gras parades. New Orleans has beautiful architecture and stunning plants and flowers that are native to Louisiana and the Big Easy.  The Louisiana Native Plant Society and the Native Plant Initiative of Greater New Orleans (NPI) keep […]

Houston’s Worst Pests (and How to Get Rid of Them)

Houston has a bug problem. One 2017 survey named the city as the most-pest-infested city in America. We’ve singled out the worst creepy-crawly pests and how to get rid of them.  Cockroaches Cockroaches love hot and humid urban environments, which means Houston is perfect. About 38 species of cockroaches live in Texas, and Houston generously hosts […]

Lawn Mowing and Maintenance in Atlanta

You don’t have to have a gift for the obvious to know that Atlanta, Georgia, is hot and humid, and the plants grow like crazy, especially in the summer. But what you may not know is that not all grass is the same. Knowing the difference can mean you have a lush, green lawn instead […]

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 […]