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Tips and Ideas

Mulching

There are several advantages to mulching your trees, shrubs, and flower beds. Mulching helps keep the soil cool, therefore less watering will be needed. Mulching also helps keep the weed population in check and under control, as well as helping to improve the appearance of your landscaped

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Sprinkler Systems

When watering with a sprinkler system, to find out how long to run your system place several coffee cans around your lawn. Run your system until each of the cans have accumulated at least 1 inch of water. This is how long it should take. There are

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Soils

Sandy soils will require watering more often than soils that are made up of clay. In return clay soils will require watering less often. Evaluate your soil in order to properly and efficiently water all plant material.

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Trees and Shrubs

Newly planted trees and shrubs will require more water and should be watered more often than established plant material. Existing plant material should be watered at least 12″- 24″ deep. This is where the majority of the plant’s root system is located. A good, slow watering, once

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Lawns

Some people think that scheduling your lawn’s watering will help save time and and the inconvenience of having to stop in the middle of a busy day or weekend to give it a drink. You should never put your lawn on a watering schedule. Your lawn should

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Iron Deficiency

Iron Deficiency or Iron Chlorosis will cause the plants new growth to turn yellow with dark green veins. This is very prevalent in North Texas. You can correct this problem by applying a dry form of iron directly at the drip line of the plant material making

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Fertilizers

  LAWN- When looking for a fertilizer for your lawn it is best to look for a product containing a 3-1-2 ratio of nutrients. This should include Nitrogen (N), Phosphorous (P), and Potassium (K) as well as other micronutrients; including Iron (Fe). Our soils will benefit from

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Plant Nutrition

Plant nutrition is necessary for plant growth. There are several principles that apply to plant nutrition. Some elements are essential, meaning that the absence of a given mineral element will cause the plant to fail to complete its life cycle; that the element cannot be replaced by

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Take All Patch

Take All Patch- Take all patch is a disease that tends to attack St. Augustine Grass but will also affect Bermuda as well, especially during the growing season when moisture levels are high either from humidity or excess rainfall. Some of the symptoms that you will see

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Sooty Mildew

Sooty Mildew: The fungus’ darkened mycelium gives plants the appearance of being covered with soot, this fungus does not infect the plant but in fact grows on the outer surface where another problem may occur such as honeydew (a thick sticky layer of liquid left by sucking

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