Published on Wednesday, April 24, 2019
If you have large brown spots in your lawn, chances are they’re caused by a fungal disease known as brown patch or large patch. In the areas of College Station and Bryan, TX, this disease begins to emerge in humid conditions, temperatures between 70-90 degrees, and cool nights.
Brown patch is something that should never go untreated, especially if you’ve already invested a lot of money into having a green, lush yard.
What Brown Patch Does to Grass
Brown patch is caused by a fungus called Rhizoctonia and it can spring up overnight with the right...
Published on Thursday, March 14, 2019
As winter comes to an end and we begin to see spring growth in the Brazos Valley area, it’s time to start assessing where our lawns need attention.
We all want the lawns that feel lush, soft, and perfect to walk through with our bare feet in the summer, but without proper spring lawn care, it’s not going to be easy to attain that goal. Spring is the most critical time for lawn care in Bryan, Texas.
Caring for Your Lawn After Winter
After the winter weather recedes, take a look at what it’s left behind. Hopefully, you’ve already kept your lawn on a...
Published on Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Proper flea and tick prevention is critical to help ensure that your family and pets avoid uncomfortable bites, but more importantly, it helps reduce the risk of disease. Flea and tick bites can lead to a host of illnesses, some with very severe symptoms.
Scientists at the Baylor College Of Medicine in Houston have recorded an increase in bites over the last few years. As a result, there have been more cases of the diseases associated with the problem.
Ticks carry a number of diseases, some of which are spotted fever, relapsing fever, ehrlichiosis, and STARI (Southern...
Published on Friday, January 25, 2019
When you look at your lawn and see brown grass that was once green and lush, you might be looking at dormant grass and not necessarily dead grass. This can be confusing and sometimes hard to tell the difference. Dormant grass is a natural defense mechanism of the grass plant as it prepares for harsh climate change or periods of heat and drought. Warm season grasses that are typical in the Bryan, TX area go into their dormant state when temperatures drop below 60 degrees on a consistent basis. The grass can remain green into the late fall, even when the grass has started the...