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Scalping a Lawn vs. Mowing Low and Bagging

2019-03-18T18:36:22+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Lawn Care|

Lawn Mowing: The BIG Difference Between a “Scalp” and a “Mow Low and Bag” We often receive requests to have lawns scalped in anticipation for the new growing season. We have also found that many people have a different definition of what a “scalped” lawn should look like. In this article, we will diffuse any confusion between [...]

Cleaning Your Leaves Up the “Green” Way

2019-03-18T18:37:29+00:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Lawn Care|

It's that time again! Winter is rapidly approaching and your lawn is probably covered in leaves. Everyone dreads having to pick up leaves and will most likely procrastinate the process due to the large amount of work involved. There is a better way to take care of all those leaves as well as reduce the amount [...]

When to Put Your Lawn Mower Away for the Season

2019-03-16T21:18:38+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Lawn Care|

Once the 100-degree weather has passed, we get asked about the right time to stop mowing the lawn. As with most lawn care practices, there is an environmental roadmap that lets us know the answer to this question. Let us explore the nature of your grass a little further, so we can answer that all too [...]

How Falling Temperatures Impact Lawn Treatments

2019-03-16T21:15:43+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Lawn Care|

To all of you pumpkin lovers, the weather apps and news sources have great news for you. The average temperatures are about to drop from the low 80s into the 60s over the next seven to ten days. The change in average temperature is a good time to recap how cooler, fall temperatures can impact lawn [...]

How Rain Affects Your Lawn Mowing Service

2019-03-16T21:20:15+00:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Lawn Care|

It is finally Saturday, the day you have been waiting for all week to mow your lawn. You know you must mow the lawn over the weekend, as there is no time during the work week. But, what happens? It rains on Saturday- the day you have been anticipating. Now, you wonder if it’s safe to [...]

How Rain Affects Your Lawn Care Treatment

2019-03-20T03:58:22+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Lawn Care|

Weed Xtinguishers’ clients are often concerned about the effects of rainfall on their chemically enhanced lawns. The amount of water lawn chemicals are exposed to can alter the effectiveness of the solution. To ensure your lawn is receiving exceptional care, you should understand how our chemicals work, as well as the purpose behind the various types [...]

How Often Should I Mow? – Weekly or Biweekly Mowing

2019-03-20T03:58:22+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Lawn Care|

What do you think of when considering the ideal lawn? Possibly a golf course? In order to attain the perfect grass to hit a golf ball, golf courses spend thousands to millions of dollars in annual upkeep costs. Nearly every single day, they water and mow each course and ‘green’, resulting in grass that is stable [...]

Drought Stress – St Augustine Grass VS. Bermuda Grass in Texas

2019-03-20T03:58:23+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Lawn Care|

For those of you new to North Texas, you may have noticed the majority of the lawns in the area have 1 of 3 grass types: Bermuda, St. Augustine, and Zoysia. In this blog, we’ll elaborate on how Bermuda and St. Augustine grasses differ in plant structure and how their respective structures handle the high heat [...]

Is My Yard Dying?! – Drought Stress And Your Lawn

2019-03-20T03:58:23+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Lawn Care|

OMG, It is hot in Texas! With area temperatures consistently reaching 110° F, everyone is at risk of becoming a victim of a heat-related illness. Because your lawn is an organism, it too can become stressed from high temperatures. Unfortunately, it’s impossible to bring your yard into the air conditioning, so we’ll need to do some [...]

Soil pH Levels Affect Fungal Disease Treatment

2019-03-20T03:58:23+00:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: Lawn Care|

When your lawn is lush and healthy, you probably don’t give it a second thought. You simply marvel at the beautiful, green expanse every time you look out the window or host a summer BBQ. However, you’ll quickly take notice when patches of grass start to turn yellow, then brown. Dead Patches of St Augustine [...]