Staying on Top of Shrub Maintenance This August

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Your landscape requires care and attention to ensure that it stays looking beautiful – and that includes your shrubs! Shrub maintenance is critical for your lawn’s continued health and success. Most shrubs can be grown successfully with minimal maintenance, but others need a lot of work. It’s important to tailor your shrub’s maintenance plan to the type of plant you’re …

Summer Lawnmowing Tips

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It’s summertime, which means it’s time to learn some tried-and-true Lawn Connections tips for caring for your lawn during this season: NO SCALPING. Scalping is the gruesome term for cutting too short. It can leave ugly brown patches in areas of uneven ground and strain root systems. “This leads to weeds breaking through the turf,” says Pat Callahan, director of …

Flowerbed Maintenance Checklist for April

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It’s officially springtime! This means that it’s time to begin thinking about your flowerbed maintenance for April. Here is a helpful checklist, to ensure that you’re staying on task: Prune Bushes. Bushes are a wonderful way to add value to your flowerbed! And, maintaining your bushes is important if you’re going to include them in your bed. Remove any dead …

Proper Lawn Hydration in Texas Summers

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In the hot North Texas summers, it is so important to have a plan in place to properly hydrate your lawn throughout the hot months. In this article, Lawn Connections explains how to observe proper lawn hydration in Texas summers. Pay Attention to Timing If there’s not a water ban in your area (check before watering), set up a sprinkler system …

North Texas Winter Lawn Preparation

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The end of summer brings relief – sometimes. Hot weather has stayed around so let’s keep everything watered! Don’t need the summer schedules, but 2 days a week may be needed. Flowers and perennials, azaleas, etc may need hand watering. If you live in the Dallas – Fort Worth area, now is the time for North Texas winter lawn preparation.

Fall’s Here – Gardening Anyone?

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by Martha Gail Moore The hot summer is over, your grass has somewhat survived and fall is here – time for some lawn care and gardening maintenance. What should that include? The two most important things your lawn needs now to come back strong in the spring are:  Complete balanced fertilizer to build turf Pre-emergent herbicide to prevent weed growth

Summer Lawn Maintenance Tips for a Lush and Green Lawn

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A healthy, green lawn is every homeowner’s dream during the summertime. However, without proper summer lawn maintenance, your lawn may start to look a little dry and brown. At Lawn Connections, we recommend fertilizing, irrigating, and using mulch for the perfect summer lawn. Fertilization Fertilization is one of the best ways to ensure your lawn gets the nutrients it needs …

Check Irrigation Systems

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It is important to annually check irrigation systems for several reasons.  Having the irrigation systems checked will find broken elements, wore out nozzles, leaking valves, correct spray patterns, etc.  We cannot waste water or use it freely anymore.  Water restrictions will have a huge impact on our lawn & landscape for years to come, having the irrigation system running properly …