Staying on Top of Shrub Maintenance This August

Chris Jamieson Lawn Care

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

Chris Jamieson Lawn Care

It’s summertime, which means it’s time to learn some tried-and-true 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 grounds, landscaping, …

Flowerbed Maintenance Checklist for April

Chris Jamieson Lawn Care

It’s officially springtime! Which 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 …

Keeping Your Lawn Healthy in Texas Winters

Chris Jamieson Lawn Care

Here at Lawn Connections, we’re well-aware of how hard it can be to keep up with your lawn during the winter — yes, even during Texas winters! Here are our tips for keeping your lawn healthy when the temperatures are dropping: Mulch around your shrubs and other plants. When you take the time to properly mulch your plants, this can help protect …

Tips to Prepare Your Yard for Winter Weather

Chris Jamieson Lawn Care

Brrr! It’s safe to say that winter is here to stay – have you begun preparing your yard for wintry weather? There are a few simple ways that you can get your yard ready for snow and other inclement weather conditions. Check out our guide to preparing your yard for the low temperatures and icy chill that winter brings! Overseed …

Mowing Your Lawn: When to Stop For the Winter

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Grass grows all year round, even when it’s very cold out. Just because the leaves are turning doesn’t mean you should put away your lawn mower just yet. In Haslet, Texas, you may be mowing your lawn in December. So when should you stop mowing your lawn? Check out Lawn Connections tips for knowing when to stop mowing for the …

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 …

Pansies

Chris Jamieson Softscape

It is time for Pansies!!!! If planted in fall, they can last up to eight months, from September to April or May, providing fall and spring color. That’s a pretty good deal.  

North Texas Winter Lawn Preparation

Chris Jamieson Lawn Care

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.