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 College Station, 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, September 04, 2018
Last time, we took a look at the components involved in fertilizers. This time, we want to explain how best to develop a lawn fertilization program.
Proper Time To Apply Fertilizer
For St. Augustine and Bermuda grasses, fertilizer should be applied 2-3 times a year. The first application should take place after the first time you mow in the spring (usually 6 weeks after the last frost). In the Brazos Valley, it is best to apply mid-March. At this time, the grass is actively growing and can use the nutrients. This will promote fast growth and establish your lawn before the hot summer...
Published on Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Most know that beautiful lawns do not happen by chance, but are the product of careful planning. A key factor in maintaining a healthy and luscious lawn is a regular fertilization program. Here is some information regarding the components involved in lawn fertilizers, as well as how to correctly apply them on your lawn.
Achieve a healthy, green lawn
Promote new growth
Reduce and control weeds
Replace lost nutrients
Aid in recovery from foot traffic
Many people head out to their local Home Depot or Lowe’s to pick up a bag or two of fertilizer. Most...