Our Lawn Care Blog
Our blog has the latest on all things lawn care! From maintenance tips to identification guides, we’ve got it all.
The diverse climate of Northern Texas, with its scorching summers and chilly winters, presents a unique challenge for gardening enthusiasts. Fear not! With the right choice of shrubs, you can transform your yard into a vibrant and welcoming outdoor space.
Texas, known for its sprawling landscapes and diverse ecosystems, is home to an array of magnificent trees that add beauty and character to the state. From towering hardwoods to sturdy evergreens, the trees of Texas play a vital role in the state's ecology and beauty.
Did you know Texas is famous for its Oak trees? With 50 different species of oak trees in the Lone Star state, you are sure to find one either on your own property or a landscape near you. These large, statuesque trees stand tall and proud, with larger-than-life qualities just like our home state. Oak trees are important for wildlife because they provide shelter and acorns for food. In addition, these majestic plants can help decrease your energy bills, protect against erosion, provide a buffer against wind and add value to your home.
There they are again, sticking out like a sore thumb. Those darn weeds. No matter how well you take care of your lawn, they always come back, and their sprouting seems to never end. As soon as spring arrives here in Forney, Texas, these devious plants begin to snuff out your grass, robbing it of its nutrients and sunlight. Every home and business owner’s worst nightmare, we spend millions of dollars every year trying to figure out how to rid our landscapes of these insidious beings.
Core aeration has been a staple of lawn maintenance for many decades. The traditional method for aeration involves a specialized machine, known as an aerator, which breaks up thatch in your lawn. In recent years, a new method had proven to be just as effective – if not more effective – than traditional aeration. This innovative method is known as liquid aeration, and at Lawn Lab, we believe it is the superior choice. Here’s why.
Spring is just around the corner in Forney, Texas! And while most of us like the return of warmer weather and more extended daylight, we could certainly do without those annoying mosquitoes. They cause red itchy bites, annoy our pets and carry harmful diseases. Unfortunately, these survivalists are often ahead of the game. And while we can’t eliminate them entirely, there are things we can do to make our home and landscape less attractive, thus reducing their populations. Read on and discover a few well-known tips for preventing mosquitoes from ruining this year’s outdoor fun.
Texas lawns have a lot to contend with, from fire ants to drought. But, unfortunately, there’s one especially elusive pest. They lurk beneath the surface of the grass, and you may not realize you have a pest problem until there’s lots of damage. This pest is none other than the grub. We’ll show you how to identify signs of grub damage and why these annoying critters destroy our lawns.