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How Often Should You Cut Your Grass?

How Often Should You Cut Your Grass?

Did you know that grasses make up 26 percent of the plant life on Earth? It's essential to understand the grass type you have in your yard and how to take care of it. The grasses in the northeast are not the same grass type as what you will find in the south. ...

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How Dangerous Are Fire Ants in Plano, TX?

How Dangerous Are Fire Ants in Plano, TX?

It's happened to many of us. You pick the perfect spot for a picnic or a bit of outdoor relaxation, and then all of a sudden you feel intense, shooting pain. So you look down and sure enough, it's clear you've run afoul of the local fire ants. Fire ants are a common...

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How to Hire the Best Lawn Care Service

How to Hire the Best Lawn Care Service

With summer just around the corner, it's time to think about getting your yard ready. Having a healthy, comfortable yard to spend your summer days and nights in is a priority for any Texan. Not every homeowner has the time to put into servicing their yard, however....

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Are You Cutting Your Grass Too Short?

Are You Cutting Your Grass Too Short?

An estimated 79% of home buyers claim that having a lawn is important to them. We can't say we blame them. What's better than a lush, green, well-manicured lawn? The trouble is that many homeowners don't take the time to learn how to care for their lawn the right way....

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7 Essential Spring Lawn Care Tips

7 Essential Spring Lawn Care Tips

The average American spends about three hours a week thinking about their lawn. That doesn't even include the many hours of yard maintenance many Americans spend doing per week as well. With warmer weather right around the corner, now is the time to start thinking...

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How Do Pre-Emergents Work?

How Do Pre-Emergents Work?

Any good weed control program includes a pre-emergent treatment. To know how best to use a pre-emergent, you need to understand what pre-emergents are. Pre-Emergent Breakdown Pre-emergents have a specific science behind them, we'll take a more detailed look below. A...

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5 Lawn and Grass Protection Tips for the Winter

5 Lawn and Grass Protection Tips for the Winter

Grass typically stops growing once temperatures are consistently between 40-50 degrees Fahrenheit. Because of these cooler temperatures, the grass is unable to receive the proper moisture and sunlight it needs. If the grass is unable to stay protected and maintained...

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Why You Should Fertilize Your Lawn

Why You Should Fertilize Your Lawn

A beautiful green lawn can make an excellent centerpiece in your yard. In fact, they've been a popular part of gardens since 16th-century Europe. Yet lawns still need the right care and attention to help them flourish. You already know your lawn needs fertilizer, but...

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Fertilize Your Lawn in Five Easy Steps

Fertilize Your Lawn in Five Easy Steps

Everyone dreams of a green, lush lawn - the perfect yard to set off your home. But as every homeowner knows, achieving that look takes a lot of work and dedication. We've put together five easy steps that you can follow to ensure your lawn looks its absolute best....

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5 Texas Winter Lawn Care Mistakes to Avoid

5 Texas Winter Lawn Care Mistakes to Avoid

The average American home has a quarter-acre of grass surrounding it — and you want yours to look its best year-round.  It's easy to tend to your grass in the summer, of course, but winter lawn care can be a bit less intuitive. Unfortunately, there are quite...

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