Monthly Archives: August 2016


How to Kill Weeds in Flower Beds

2019-03-20T19:49:13+00:00August 25th, 2016|Categories: Lawn Care|

How to Kill Weeds in Flower Beds You’ve finally done it! The shrubs have been trimmed. Mulch has been laid. Now you can step back and relish in the beauty of your landscaping. Then one day you walk outside to find grass and weeds growing in your flower beds. You call our company and schedule a bush [...]

Dealing with Broken Sprinkler Heads

2019-03-20T19:58:18+00:00August 17th, 2016|Categories: Lawn Care|

Dealing with Broken Sprinkler Heads One of the greatest lawn and landscaping tools is the irrigation system. Before this system, homeowners had to use inefficient oscillating sprinklers. While these sprinklers were a step up from hand watering, they were unable to distribute the proper amount of water evenly. Then along came the irrigation system (also known [...]

Reduce Lawn Watering Demands with Hydretain

2019-03-20T20:03:51+00:00August 11th, 2016|Categories: Lawn Care|

Reduce Lawn Watering Demands with Hydretain Last week, we shared about how much to water your lawn using an irrigation system. In addition to proper watering, we recommend looking into a moisture manager. A moisture manager has the potential to lower watering requirements up to 50%. Here at Weed Xtinguishers, we use Hydretain. Your soil is like a [...]

August Lawn Watering Guidelines

2019-03-21T17:12:00+00:00August 4th, 2016|Categories: Lawn Care|

Late-Summer Lawn Watering Guidelines August 1st marks the halfway point of summer. Here in Texas, it also starts the hottest month of the year. The temperature is constantly in the 100’s and rain is almost nowhere in sight. The lawn that you have been maintaining is going to be under tremendous stress. Much like humans, it’s [...]