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 …

How Strategic Landscaping Can Employ Water Conservation Steps

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Strategic Landscaping Can Employ Water Conservation Steps   Several factors go into the planning and executing of a landscaping job. Aesthetic, plant and walkway insertions, and the addition of water features are just some of the many possibilities. One aspect of landscaping that you might want to think about for your upcoming project is water conservation. At Lawn Connections, we …

Is Your Sprinkler Not Spraying Far Enough?

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If you feel like you often have a problem like your sprinkler not spraying far enough, you are not alone. You can get a lot of your problems solved by contacting Lawn Connections. Before a Southlake landscaping crew comes to inspect your system, however, you may be able to do a little bit of inspecting on your own. Consider these …

How to Properly Drain Your Yard After Overwatering

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Properly Drain Your Yard Drainage problems are a common issue faced by homeowners and commercial landscapers alike. When trying to properly drain your yard and create an efficient watering system, you may run into a few speed bumps along the way. At Lawn Connections, we want to promote healthy landscaping practices that allow our customers to enjoy the outdoors and …

Tips for How to Water Your Lawn Effectively

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As any Fort Worth resident knows, the weather over the summer is hot and dry. While that is the perfect condition for hitting the swimming pool, your lawn does not exactly enjoy it. Our team at Lawn Connections wants to help our clients keep their grass looking green all year long. In order to do that, it is important to …

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 …

After Summer Irrigation

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Be careful with after summer irrigation of the turf at night after October 1st.  Leaving the root zone wet when temperatures cooler at night can and WILL promote root rot and other disease symptoms.  This can progress to the turf die back.  This is true especially in shady areas and in St. Augustine turf.

Summer Sprinkler Settings for Extra Savings

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As record-setting heat waves stalk the American interior, metropolitan areas everywhere are issuing sweeping regulations and prohibitions regarding home irrigation systems. Even in areas without such restrictions, high water bills have already caused many homeowners to dramatically reduce the amount that they water their lawn. But drought conditions and high utility costs don’t have to result in a yellowed and …