The proper height for mowing your lawn depends on the type of grass, the season, and the growing conditions.
Bermuda½” – 2“
Centipede1½” – 2½”
Fine fescue1½” – 2½”
St. Augustine2” – 4”
Tall fescue2” – 3”
Zoysia½” – 1½”
Water is an essential part of a happy, healthy lawn. It’s important, though, to make sure you water it properly. If you run a sprinkler at night, for example, it sets up the perfect conditions for disease to take hold. If you water too lightly, the grass roots will not grow deeply enough, setting your lawn up for trouble when hot weather hits.
*Follow these steps we have below*
When watering an established lawn, it's typically recommended to water until the top 6-8 inches of soil (where most turfgrass roots grow) is wet. Be sure not to overwater your lawn. Most lawns need 1 inch of water per week, either from rain or watering, to soak the soil 6-8 inches deep.
Brown Patch is a common lawn disease in Central Texas. It’s caused by a fungus and starts out with a small brown ring that grows over time. The combination of moisture and humidity allows it to spread.
Another common disease in central Texas is Leaf Spot and it is commonly seen in late spring to early summer in lawns that get a lot of moisture.
(With our 7 Step Lawn care program we will monitor and treat throughout the year with a fungicide treatment)
There is really no such thing as a shade loving grass. As a result, everyone trying to maintain good quality grass in shady areas is fighting an uphill battle. Most grass can be improved in shade if you understand the problems grass faces.
Why Aerating Helps Lawns. ... A layer of compacted soil just 1/4 to 1/2 inches thick can make a significant difference in the health and beauty of your lawn. Aeration creates holes down into the soil to alleviate compaction so air, water and nutrients can reach grass roots.
Landscaping your home is a great investment!
A professionally landscaped property is a sure ticket to quick resale. It gives a home curb appeal, a sense of place and value. It’s the first thing you see.