Time To Cut Back The Ornamental Grass

Time To Cut Back The Ornamental Grass

  Ornamental grass is a great addition to just about any landscape. Graceful ornamental grass clumps add delightful texture and interest to the garden in all seasons, they are incredibly easy to care for. Always wear heavy gloves and long sleeves while working with ornamental grass. The leaves on some, especially the Miscanthus varieties, can be very sharp and can quickly tear up your hands and arms. Wear eye protection as you cut the...

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Easiest Flowers and Plants to Grow in the Texas Heat

Easiest Flowers and Plants to Grow in the Texas Heat

When you live in Texas it can be a challenge to keep your flowers and greenery alive– especially in the next few months when temperatures reach triple digits. if you plant some of the following flowers and plants, you don’t have to have a green thumb to keep them alive! Zinnias: It is a warm climate plant. Here in Texas the Zinnias are pretty popular. They need full sun and they also need to be planted in well drained soil. Lantana:...

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Feeding Your Lawn

Feeding Your Lawn

The most important thing you can do for your lawn is to feed it. A well-fed lawn is healthier, which means it has a better root system to combat heat, cold, drought, mowing, foot traffic and other stresses. While feeding your lawn once a year will improve its condition, Green Earth Services of Texas recommends feeding it four times a year as follows: Early Spring (February – April) Lawns wake up hungry in the spring. Feeding your lawn in...

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