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Unsynchronized Dormancy in Lawns

2019-03-20T03:59:53+00:00November 29th, 2017|Categories: Lawn Care|

In fall, North Texas temperatures can swing wildly. The daily temperature can rise into the 80’s and then fall into the 40’s within the same week. With such volatility, it’s no wonder that grass can sometimes get mixed signals on when to go dormant. Unsynchronized dormancy is easy to diagnose in lawns. If splotchy patches of [...]

Ground Temperature and Weed Control

2019-03-20T03:59:53+00:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Lawn Care|

As outside temperatures begin to fall, cool weather weeds begin to rise. While this is not the plot to a movie coming to a theater near you, this naturally occurring event could very well come to your lawn soon. The reason has to do with ground temperature and unfortunate timing. What is Ground Temperature? In a [...]

Making a Difference: Responding to the Recent Natural Disasters

2019-03-20T03:59:53+00:00September 25th, 2017|Categories: Local Events|

The last month has been devastating for many people outside of our home area. It started with Hurricane Harvey’s arrival on August 26. Hurricane Harvey was the first major hurricane to impact the United States since 2005. Over the course of four days, the storm released over 40 inches of rainfall and caused catastrophic flooding in [...]

Ground Temperature and Lawn Mowing

2019-03-20T03:59:53+00:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: Lawn Care|

Here in North Texas, most homes have lawns composed of Bermuda, St. Augustine, or Zoysia grass. We classify these grass variants as warm season grasses. Appropriately named, warm season grasses grow when the ground temperature is above 55° F. (Conversely, cool season grasses can grow when the ground temperature is below 50° F.) As cooler weather [...]

Summer Lawn Stress

2019-03-20T03:59:53+00:00September 4th, 2017|Categories: Lawn Care|

There are many possible reasons for brown spots in lawns: dull mower blades, animal urine, drought, bugs, and debris (to name a few). If, however, you are experiencing brown spots just after a mowing service, there is a simple explanation. The grass is experiencing summer lawn stress. While not the same as what human’s face, all [...]

A Case of Mistaken Identity: Jeremy’s Story

2019-03-20T03:59:53+00:00August 14th, 2017|Categories: Lawn Care, Testimonials|

To be honest, I was a little frustrated last month. I have been with Weed Xtinguishers for just over a year now. In addition to lawn mowing and pest control, I signed up for their fertilization and weed control program. This eight-application program is guaranteed to control all types of broadleaf and grassy weeds. You can [...]

Does Weed Killer Kill Grass?

2019-03-20T03:59:53+00:00July 27th, 2017|Categories: Lawn Care|

Your lawn has been taken over by weeds. You’re not sure how it happened. Maybe you got busy at work, missed a couple of weed control applications, or faced circumstances that took your focus away from lawn care. Either way, it’s time to deal with the weeds. “Does Weed Killer Kill Grass?” – A Question We [...]

Getting Rid of Summertime Grassy Weeds

2019-03-20T03:59:54+00:00July 24th, 2017|Categories: Lawn Care|

The warmer months can be a troublesome time for lawn care. Not only are homeowners facing drought, nutsedge, grub damage, and bare spots, they also must deal with invasive plants trying to take over. Getting rid of summertime grassy weeds can be difficult, but it is possible with patience and a game plan. The Terrible Three: [...]

How to Kill Nutsedge

2019-03-20T03:59:54+00:00July 13th, 2017|Categories: Lawn Care|

One of the frequently asked questions we receive annually is on how to kill nutsedge. Unfortunately, this grassy weed is one of the most problematic and challenging weeds to eradicate. Let’s explore why for a minute. What is the Nutsedge Weed? Our working definition of a “weed” is any undesirable plant in your lawn. Nutsedge easily [...]

Grub Damage in Lawns

2019-03-20T03:59:54+00:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: Lawn Care|

Summer evenings can be an excellent opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, as long as you are prepared to deal with the heightened activity of insects. Some of these summer insects can be harmful, like mosquitos. Other insects can be considered more of a nuisance than an attacker. One example of the latter is the scarab beetle, [...]