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Lawn Damage From Overseeding

Green gone wrong… Does your lawn look like this? Have you been overseeding it with cool season grasses like rye or fescue? This is what can happen when you overseed into already stressed lawns. This lawn in particular was an already thin Bermuda lawn that was overseeded each winter for the last...

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Shade & Soil Compaction: Lawn Killers

Large trees and lawns don’t always go hand in hand. A common problem in Texas lawns is competition between shade trees and lawns. As trees grow and shade gets denser, turf grasses such St. Augustine, Bermuda and Zoysia don’t get enough sunlight to thrive. As tree roots get denser, so does...

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Lawn Struggling in Too Much Shade

Turf grases: The are sun plants! Has your lawn become thin, patchy and started to die out on areas? You may have too much shade. Lawn grasses are sun plants and require a good six hours of direct sun a day to thrive. While St. Augustine is somewhat more shade tolerant, it is not meant to be grown...

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Tree Decay

Prevent damage to your trees before it happens. Decay had set in in between several co-dominant trunks on this Bradford pear. Over time, the decay weakended the tree and storms caused the large trunk to tear away from the tree. Proper tree pruning is crucial to help preserve your established trees....

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Growing Grass in Shade

Grass is not a shade plant and can struggle without enough sun. It’s hot here in DFW and so it only makes sense that we plant a lot of large shade trees to help keep our homes cool during the summer months. However, these shade trees simply don’t go hand in hand with a happy lawn. Turf...

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