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8 End-of-Summer Cleanup Tips for Outdoor Spaces

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
Stones and Firepit Landscaping Dallas

Now that summer is winding down, it’s time to start thinking about cleaning up the yard in preparation for cooler weather. Here are eight cleanup tips to help preserve your outdoor spaces throughout winter so they’re ready to go when the hot weather returns. 1.    Clean Decking September is the perfect time to clean your […]

Your Fall Dallas Landscaping Checklist

Monday, October 9th, 2017
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  It’s that time of year again: prepping your lawn for the upcoming winter. There’s lots to be done this fall in order to ensure your landscape makes it through the colder months. That’s because cooling temperatures slow above-ground growth, with moister soil encouraging strong root development, says This Old House. Here’s a handy Fall […]

It’s Spring: Prep Your Yard for the Season

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Spring is a busy time of year for your yard, and there’s no better time to spruce it up than now. From landscaping to exterior maintenance, here are some tips on how to prep your yard for spring. Inspect Your Tool Shed and Plant Window Boxes If you’re like many homeowners, your shed is decorative […]

5 Decluttering Tips for Making Your Yard More Serene

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

While the inside of your home may be neat and organized, the outside may be another matter entirely. It’s easy to let those tools pile up, let the garden overgrow, and let stuff (think bikes, sports equipment and the like) stay scattered throughout the yard. It’s time to declutter your yard and bring a serenity […]

Benefits of Having a Well-Maintained, Landscaped Property

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Everyone wants to have a nice, manicured lawn and beautiful landscape so they can stand out in the neighborhood. Sure, it looks aesthetically pleasing, but what other benefits does it have? From increased curb appeal to prevention of water run-off, check out these many benefits of a well-maintained, landscaped yard. And by well-maintained, we mean […]

Importance of Fertilizer Ratio for Growing Lush Green Lawns

Friday, June 24th, 2016

For many homeowners, an important component of building a beautiful outdoor living area is to have a lush, green lawn. Not only do lawns add aesthetic appeal to homes, they also provide a number of other benefits, including soil stability, air cooling, and noise pollution reduction. For homeowners who are new to lawn care and […]

How to Treat St. Augustine Grass in Spring

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

St. Augustine grass, known technically as Stenotaphrum secundatum, is a fast-growing, warm season grass that easily adapts to various soil conditions and pH levels. It happens to be the most common turf grass grown in Florida, Texas, and the southeastern United States. If you’re looking for a dense, lush carpet of grass that’s dark or blue-green in […]

4 Winter Landscaping Tips in Texas

Friday, February 26th, 2016

You may wonder: who does landscaping in winter? But any good landscaper will tell you it’s important to keep up with certain landscaping tasks even in the colder months to prepare for a successful spring season. Winter is also the perfect time to add accents to your landscape that embrace the beauty of the season. […]

Lawn Maintenance Tips for Texas Summers

Friday, May 29th, 2015

  Would you like your lawn to be green all summer? Would you like some lawn maintenance tips for Texas summers? Hot summers in Texas can be a big burden for your lawn. It could lead to problems like browning or lawn burn where the entire lawn or bits and pieces of it turn brown. […]