Dethatching Your Lawn

Dethatching your lawn is not a common task, and many lawns only need it occasionally as long as they’re being aerated about once per year.  Because this is a somewhat invasive process, you do not want to do it more often than necessary. But if your lawn really needs it, doing so may make the difference between a verdant bed of grass and a languishing lawn. So what is thatch, and how do you know when you’ve got too much of it? Thatch Buildup Right above your lawn’s topsoil, there…

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Popular Texas Grasses

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If you’re in the market for a new bed of sod grass, it’s good to know which breeds to best in the North Texas region. Wherever you look, you will see that all the experts recommend Bermuda grass, St. Augustine grass, and Zoysia grass. Need help with a sod installation? Click here for a free service estimate!   Here are the main features of each of these grass types: Bermuda Grass Mowing Bermuda grass grows very low to the ground, and it’s happiest at about 1-1.5 inches in length. Some…

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Evergreen Shrubs For Texas

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Evergreen shrubs are a fantastic choice for Texas landscaping. Not only are most of them tolerant to a variety of climates and weather conditions, but they will literally keep your yard looking green year-round.  We’ve picked out a few of our favorites to share with you:  Cherry Laurel Also known as English Laurel, this shrub tends to thrive in warmer environments, making it a great candidate for our moderate North Texas climate. It produces bright white flowers, dark foliage, and small black berries. Keep in mind, however, that the berries…

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