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Pests and Plants: A Quick Summer Guide from our Pest Control Kennedale TX Specialists

There is nothing random in nature and this truth is easy to prove when you realize that many of your ornamental plants or delicious herbs and veggies also protect each other from pests. We have talked about companion plants before and plants able to deter pests, but our readers asked us for a more detailed guide on how to mix them. For those who are still new to organic gardening and pest control and for those who want a reminder for this season, let’s see what to plant to have fewer pests around this year. Our pest control Kennedale TX specialists have prepared a list for you to use! 

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Natural Lawn Edging Ideas: Lawn Care Arlington TX Experts’ Tips

A lush, spacious, green and strong lawn can look even better with some natural edging solutions. Lawn edges are used to separate the lawn from the other areas of your property, define limits borders and create barriers between different areas of your landscape. From a visual point of view, edging will make your lawn look neat, clean, organized and well-designed – in case you prefer more formal outdoor designs rather than “wilder”, less structured ones. Today our lawn care Arlington TX experts are here to give you a few ideas on lawn edging using natural materials, emphasizing thus the current trends of landscaping we mentioned on a previous occasion.

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Create Focal Points this Summer: Lawn Care Ovilla, TX Specialists’ Advice

If your lawn and landscape looks a little dull this year, it’s time to think about creating focal points with the help of some well-chosen elements. Focal points are those spots on your lawn, front yard, patio, back yard, or garden where visual lines intersect. The human eye naturally follows lines and the most common focal points on your property are your front door, the intersection between the sidewalk and the porch or at the beginning or end of a path. Also, some focal points can be created in certain house angles and garden corners which would otherwise be neglected. When it comes to focal points, the main idea is to attract the eye towards them through color, shape, or size. Today, our lawn care Ovilla, TX experts are here to offer you some tips, tricks, and advice on creating focal points with the help of some amazing elements.

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Bougainvillea Pest Control Mansfield TX Pros’ Guide

Bougainvilleas love Texas and Texas loves them back, especially for their high tolerance to heat and their amazing colors. But no matter if you cultivate bougainvilleas as potted plants, vines, or trees; they can get attacked by some nasty pests you should keep an eye on. Today our pest control Mansfield TX experts are here to present you with the most common bougainvillea pests you are likely to encounter this summer and what you can do to save your gorgeous ornamentals.

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The Praying Mantis: Pest or Pet? Pest Control Waxahachie, TX Pros Share Their Knowledge

The Praying Mantis is a tad frightening at a first glance, especially in its adult stages, but by all accounts, these mantids are considered beneficial insects in a flower / vegetable garden. However, since mantids can feed on almost all types of insects and even small wildlife, many Texan homeowners consider them vicious pests one needs to get rid of. Attracting and caring for praying mantids in your garden certainly requires some skill and some vigilance, our pest control Waxahachie, TX experts consider, emphasizing on the benefits of the mantids as natural pest hunters.

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The Mighty Marigold: Lawn Care Mansfield, TX Specialists’ Guide on Planting

If you don’t already cultivate marigolds, you should start now according to our lawn care Mansfield, TX specialists – flower buffs in love with the yellow, orange, copper, gold, and brass nuances of these mighty, gorgeous annuals. Marigolds are probably some of the easiest flowers to cultivate and care for in these parts, as they love the sun, have few pests to deal with and are excellent companion plants for a handful of vegetables. In case you want to learn more about marigolds, our lawn care Mansfield, TX pros want to offer you today a quick guide on cultivating these amazing flowers.

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Paint in Pink: Lawn Care Ovilla, TX Pros’ Recommendations of Texas Wildflowers

Having a lush and beautiful front lawn, garden and landscape is every homeowner’s dream came true. This year pink and all shades of violets are quite in fashion, so why shouldn’t you bring in some sweet, fairytale-like pink flowers on your property? Given the fact that lawn care and gardening in Texas should consider sustainable landscaping and water preservation regulations, why not consider some Texan wildflowers? Native to the area, resilient to draught and local pests / diseases, Texas wildflowers embellish our land and make our highway drives a trip through Paradise. Today, our lawn care Ovilla, TX pros talk about their five favorite Texan pink wildflowers to plant in your garden!

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Have You Heard of the Crape Myrtle Bark Scale? Pest Control Arlington, TX Pros’ Warnings

Crape myrtles are beloved lawn and landscape ornamentals, praised for their looks, a relatively high level of freedom when it comes to pests and high crops’ added value on the farming markets. Not so long ago, however, specialists in agriculture, horticulture, and pest control in Arlington, TX found a new exotic pest attacking crape myrtles. As usual, like almost all pests, this crape myrtle black scale (CMBS) has found its safe heaven in Texas. CMBS starts to be a real threat and all homeowners should be informed about the dangers. Today, our pest control Arlington, TX pros share their knowledge and their tips on this relatively new pest threatening your crape myrtles.

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Resident Toad or How to Think Pest Control Mansfield, TX Out of the Box

We have talked about organic pest control many times before, emphasizing on plants, soil amendments and beneficial insects or flowers that contribute to the reduction of garden pests. However, presented with an interesting challenge from our readers, we realized we didn’t focus much on the introduction of pests’ natural predators in the garden. As we all know, Texas is home for hundreds of pest and insects varieties.

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Naturescaping at its Best in Lawn Care Arlington, TX Projects

Given the fact that naturescaping and sustainability topics are important ones for homeowners in our area, we decided to continue our discussions by presenting you with vegetation options that follow such principles. We already looked at some turf grasses which are draught resilient, need little watering and make the perfect environment for the thriving of the eco-system. But a lush, healthy lawn also needs plants, flowers and shrubs to gain beauty and environmental value. Today, our lawn care Arlington, TX specialists want to present you with ornamental plants that promote sustainability, entertain beneficial insects and add color, contrast and movement to your gorgeous landscape.

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Naturescaping and Growing White Gaura: Lawn Care Ovilla, TX Pros’ Quick Guide

Very interested in the concept of naturescaping and the use of native plants to cut down maintenance efforts and costs, our readers requested more information on local Texan plants to add to their lawns and landscapes. Among a myriad of beautiful and low maintenance plants to talk about, our lawn care Ovilla, TX experts chose the White Gaura shrub as it meets all conditions: it is heat and draught resilient, it requires little to no watering and it is almost immune to pests. Besides that, it does look incredibly gorgeous, so let’s see today if this is a plant you might want to add on your property for looks and functionality.

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Does Mulch Entertain Pests? Pest Control Arlington, TX Experts Try to Answer

While natural mulches are revered in the green industry for their multiple benefits in the lawn and landscape, one cannot help but wonder if by nature mulches don’t actually attract pests and entertain their thriving. The question has a foundation in science: organic mulches, due to their natural moisture and their decomposing features make, in theory, the best environments for moist-loving insects to take residence and multiply. Since Texas is home for hundreds of species of dangerous pests, the answer to this question becomes even more pressing. What if by naturally fertilizing the soil we actually offer pests the perfect conditions to thrive? In order to tackle this issue, our pest control Arlington, TX specialists are here today to offer their know-how and expertise.

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Sustainable Grasses for Beginners: Lawn Care Waxahachie, TX Specialists’ Advice

Many people inherit properties and lawns or they just bought a new home in the area. The excitement is understandable and savvy new owners are now busier than ever, especially because new properties require a lot of work and well-made plans. Thinking ahead means better budgeting, well-considered long-term plans and a focus on sustainability. And speaking about sustainability and economical-centric approaches to lawn care and gardening, our lawn care Waxahachie, TX specialists want to help you choose the best and most sustainable turf grasses for your future sparkling green and thriving lawns.

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Get Rid of Outdoor Structures Roaches: Pest Control Cedar Hill, TX Pros’ Tips

It seems that our brains are somehow programmed to fear cockroaches, these nasty creepy crawlers that have no issues with temperatures or seasons, lurking around your property at all times. As a responsible homeowner you have probably already implemented roach-control measures inside the house and keep your property clean and tidy to make sure pests don’t thrive easily. However, as our pest control Cedar Hill, TX pros noticed lately, more and more homeowners built outdoor spaces – this being one of the major trends in landscaping this year as well.

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Beware the Kissing Bug: Pest Control, Kennedale, TX Pros’ Recommendations

As we all know, Texas is one of those states where bugs, insects and pests feel like home and thrive to worrying numbers. While we are primarily concerned with lawn and landscape bugs, we cannot overlook the fact that the kissing bug has set Texas on fire because of the Chagas Disease cases that are associated with the kissing bugs. Sometimes called the “Assassin Bug” or the “Deadly Bug”, the kissing bug received plenty of media attention lately – with its mix of fact, myth, and fear. Our lawn care Kennedale, TX specialists are here today to clarify some things about the kissing bug – and especially its prevention and control.

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4 Lawn and Garden Trends This Year: Lawn Care Ovilla, TX Experts’ Roll

Are you thinking about the way your lawn and garden will look like next spring? Are you already planning for a landscape makeover to spice up your property’s look and curb appeal? You are in the right place! Just like fashion and interior design, lawn care and landscaping are arts that come together with trends and innovative perspectives year after year. And, at the beginning of 2017, landscape architecture experts have already identified a few major lawn care and gardening trends you might want to look out for. Our lawn care Ovilla, TX experts chose a list of five such interesting trends as they are likely to become the most important by mixing an aesthetic and an eco-friendly approach.

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What Do You Know about Springtails? Pest Control Kennedale, TX Specialists Share their Tips

As we all know, there are plenty of insects and pests in Texas and some are quite annoying. Today we will take a look at springtails, an insect our pest control Kennedale, TX pros find interesting. While it is not harmful to crops, pets or humans, it finds comfort and power in large numbers – and once you find yourself surrounded by a swarm of tiny insects you won’t have the best day ever. The reason why we focus today on this particular pest is that springtails love wet and damp properties, pools, basements and humid environments, so if you own an uncovered pool or a pond in the backyard, you should keep an eye on these insects.

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Three House and Yard Common Dangers: Pest Control Waxahachie, TX Pros to the Rescue

We have talked about pests many times before, focusing on those creepy crawlers that pose a threat to your lawn, landscape and crops. But while we did pay attention to certain species of insects, we seemed to have forgotten to warn you about common pests that find their way into your yard every year, with clockwork precision. The problem with these creatures is that they are invasive and can enter your home as well, turning into serious health dangers for you and your family. Our pest control Waxahachie, TX experts are here today to remind you that fall doesn’t come only with fruits, vegetables and surreal tree foliage – it also comes with some of the most dreaded pests in the state of Texas.

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Texas Citrus Trees Maintenance: 5 Lawn Care Arlington, TX Specialists’ Tips

Texas citrus trees need plenty of care and maintenance even if you don’t cultivate them for profit, but for your own pleasure. If you are new to cultivating Texas citrus fruits, it’s time to take matters seriously, as the harvesting period begins in October this year and ends in May next year. Today, our lawn care Arlington, TX specialists want to offer you some sound advice on harvesting and caring for your citrus trees during the season to make sure you have the juiciest fruits on the table and the healthiest trees around.

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5 Mid Fall Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid this Season: Lawn Care Ovilla, TX Experts’ Advice

Come mid fall and many homeowners believe they now can sit back, enjoy and relax, as the cold weather is on its way and there is no need for lawn care activities or property maintenance. However, this is a very good time to assess the property and make sure everything is ready for winter. Moreover, many property owners make the mistake of neglecting some chores that will ensure them a thriving and plentiful landscape next spring. This is why we have our lawn care Ovilla, TX experts with us, to warn you about five common mistakes people make this time of year, so you can avoid them.

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5 Fall Lawn Care Debunked Myths for Beginners: Lawn Care Ovilla, TX Pros to the Rescue

As we said earlier, early fall comes with a set of lawn care tasks that will help you prepare the soil and the vegetation for “winter”, even if your area is still enjoying hot temperatures and little precipitations. If you are a beginner in lawn care and landscaping and you have plenty of contradictory information about early fall gardening, our lawn care Ovilla, TX specialists are here to clear things up. Here are five common fall maintenance myths that you should stop believing right now.

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7 Easy Early Fall Maintenance Tips from our Lawn Care Arlington, TX Experts

Lawn care and maintenance are permanent concerns for all homeowners wanting to have true patches of Paradise on their properties. Fall makes no exception: while nature envelops the surroundings in brilliant, surrealist colors, scents and hums, you still need to take some proper early fall measures to make sure your property ready to face the colder season. While it is true the climate offers you plenty of flexibility, some tasks will put your mind at ease that every root and every flower are going to thrive perfectly next year. Today, our lawn care Arlington, TX experts are here today to offer us some quick and easy tips to implement this early fall.

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Beware the Wolf Spider: Pest Control, Kennedale, TX Pros Share Their Advice

Come fall and you have a handful of pests on your hands – or in your garden, as a matter of fact. Among all of them lurking around your property, the wolf spider is an interesting creature that is quite a threat for people and pets. While the wolf spider isn’t a real danger for crops, plants or vegetation in general, it is harmful to beneficial insects, children and animals. Today, our pest control Kennedale, TX specialists want to share their tips and advice regarding this spider.

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Everything You Need to Know about Mole Crickets: Pest Control Midlothian, TX Experts Share their Knowledge

All seasoned Texan gardeners know or should know that the most dangerous pests for the turf and grasses are the soil pest insects one cannot see. Protected by the soil and living an undercover life deeply tunneling in the soil’s layers, such pests become a threat usually when it is too late. Today, our pest control Midlothian, TX specialists want to talk to you about mole crickets, some of the most dangerous and invasive soil pests in the state.

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2 Sneaky Pests to Look Out for This Time of Year – Pest Control Grand Prairie, TX Pros’ Advice

Some Texan pests are more dangerous than others and seasoned gardeners already know how to spot them and manage them in a safely manner. However, some pests seem to be sneaky enough to escape our attention until it is too late. They are often disregarded and many people don’t even know they are preying on their lawns, vegetation and crops until they are faced with the visible damages they leave behind. Some of these pests are even tolerated as being “normal for this time of year” and some homeowners don’t even bother getting rid of them. However, our pest control Grand Prairie, TX experts are here today to raise awareness on these pesky critters and their negative impact on your property if left uncontrolled.

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Vegetation Maintenance in Extreme Heat: Lawn Care Ovilla, TX Experts Share their Tips

We have seen how you can protect your lawn and turf during extreme heat days – but a gorgeously looking landscape means more than just the lawn. You need to also protect trees, potted plants, shrubs, hedges, vegetables and decorative flowers as well. Of course, watering is mandatory, together with some other gardening activities which ensure your landscape’s thriving and health. Our lawn care Ovilla, TX experts want to add their own expertise to their lawn care Red Oak, TX colleagues’ advice and give you a short guide on how to protect the landscape from extreme heat.

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Extreme Heat? Protect Your Turf with Our Lawn Care Red Oak, TX Specialists’ Advice

Even in Texas heat can get extreme (even if it sounds like a paradox) and your turf and vegetation are the first ones to be negatively impacted. While many consider that watering is enough to counter the scorching sunrays and the dry winds, our lawn care Red Oak, TX specialists beg to differ. Your front lawn or backyard turf can get burnt to the ground together with all your other plants and trees if you resume your maintenance program to watering only. Today we have our lawn care Red Oak, TX experts accompanied by their landscaping Arlington, TX colleagues willing to share some of their tips with you to keep your turf sparkling green and thriving even if extreme heat waves damage everything in their path.

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Integrated Pest Management: Pest Control Arlington, TX Experts’ Report

We have dedicated plenty of time discussing organic pest control measures and natural friendly approaches to pest deterrence. While those who are interested in an environmental-savvy approach to horticulture and gardening have also heard about Integrated Pest Management (IPM), many homeowners have still a few uncertainties in relationship to this concept. Today our pest control Arlington, TX experts want to shade some light on holistic horticulture and IPM, focusing on their main principles, rules and guidelines. You might be surprised to find out that you are already employing such measure without knowing their official name. Others might be surprised to learn that we can look at pests, lawn care and horticulture from a different perspective.

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Lawn Care Cedar Hill, TX Specialists on Summer Weeds and How to Prevent Their Thriving

Summer is THE season to have weeds coming and going all around your property, sprouting in the most unexpected of places and giving you plenty of troubles. Proper summer lawn and landscape maintenance means regular and efficient weed control – but sometimes it get a little exhausting. Using weed killers is not always the best option. Just like in the case of pesticides, chemical weed treatments can deeply and negatively impact the soil, the plants’ roots systems, the water infiltrated into the soil and the crops (if you grow vegetables or fruit trees). Weed killers should be traded with precaution. Our lawn care Cedar Hill, TX specialists are here today to help you make the best choices when it comes to summer weeding. Let’s see a few preventative measures we can all take to block weeds development.

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Lawn Care Mansfield, TX Experts’ Tips on Summer Roses Care

If you gather around gardeners all over the world, they will probably tell you that their favorite flower is the rose. No matter if you grow heirloom roses or new hybrids, these majestic plants are an evergreen source of delight. But roses also have a bad reputation – they are considered hard to grow and maintain. They need specific care and balanced nutrients, pruning, feeding, watering, weeding, pest and disease control and so on. But, as everybody will tell you, roses are worth the trouble. And, in fact, they are not really THAT hard to maintain if you follow some rules and guidelines. Today our lawn care Mansfield, TX specialists and our landscaping Arlington, TX experts joined to offer you a short but comprehensive guide on summer roses care.

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Pest Control Grand Prairie, TX Pros On Fighting against Citrus Mites

A seasoned Texan gardener who grows citrus trees for aesthetics and fresh crops should know everything about Texan citrus mites – as these little critters are some of the most prevalent citrus-loving pests in the area. While citrus trees are relatively easy to care for and to cultivate in the backyard or even in pots, they often become the victims of an invisible predator. You may have a small nice citrus orchard on your property or just a few trees here and there for looks, fragrance and delicious crops, it doesn’t matter. The Texan citrus mites will attack your trees without discrimination. Today, our pest control Grand Prairie, TX experts decided to offer you a quick guide on citrus mites and some advice on how to keep them at bay.

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Time to Fight the Mexican Bean Beatle: Pest Control Arlington, TX Specialist’ View on Organic Measures

The Mexican Bean Beatle is one of the most destructive beans pests in the United States, affecting large parts of Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, Texas or Utah. A permanent problem for gardeners cultivating all types of beans and other vegetables, these pests can ruin a crop in no time. And because their peak activity is registered in the months of July and August, our pest control Arlington, TX experts have come here today to share their advice and a few tips on organic defense measures. You may be lucky enough to never have a Mexican Bean Beatle infestation threatening your beans crops, but it is also better to be safe than sorry.

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The Never-Ending Fight against Aphids: Pest Control Kennedale, TX Specialists Share their Successful Combat Secrets

Aphids are probably the most common and devastating pests a Texan homeowner needs to fight against to keep his flowers, plants and vegetables safe. Aphids are non-discriminating insects which attack and negatively impact oaks, oleanders, pecans, roses, bedding plants, vegetables, crape myrtle, hibiscus and many more. They are resilient to insecticides and tend to survive chemical treatments (which mostly affect the sprayed plants and the beneficial insects on the property). Today our pest control Kennedale, TX specialists decided to lend you some of their combat secrets when it comes to fighting aphids. These are organic measures you can employ safely – they will control an aphids’ infestation and protect the environment, plants and veggies and other friendly insects.

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Pest Control Ovilla, TX Pros on Summer Grub Deterrence

Grubs are almost invisible, catastrophic predators that can take over your lawn and don’t stop until it is irreparably damaged. Disgusting in sight and voracious in behavior, grubs are in fact the larvae of the June Beetle or the June Bug. They are small – ½ – 1 inch long –, white-creamy colored, sporting three pairs of legs, a C shape when disturbed and an appetite you need to keep under control at all costs. They can thrive underneath your lawn and feed on your turf roots, leading to massive destruction if uncontained. Our pest control Ovilla, TX specialists gathered here today to offer you a heads-up on grub control and deterrence as July and August make the perfect months for grubs to unleash their damaging potential.

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Lawn Care Waxahachie, TX Experts on Perennials’ Summer Reboot: 8 Key Activities

Perennial plants are highly recommended to homeowners as they are long lasting wells of evergreen garden color, scent, contrast, texture and depth. Perennial flowers, vines or shrubs usually fade away during the scorching months of summer, but this doesn’t mean you have to let them die. Today we have here our lawn care Waxahachie, TX specialists who drafted a few recommendations with the help of their landscaping Ovilla, TX colleagues on how to reboot your perennials. What does this mean, exactly? Most perennial plants can be persuaded to flower again and develop flowery branches and new foliage if you employ a few non-invasive interventions. Do you want to have your perennials blossoming once again during summer? Let’s see the next 8 key-activities!

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Lawn Care Arlington, TX Specialists’ Guide on Summer Tree Mulching

Seasoned gardeners know that mulching is a necessary lawn care and landscaping activity meant to protect and nourish everything green on their properties. However, many overlook the importance of applying mulch in early summer to keep their trees strong, healthy and safe from the scorching heat and the damaging pests. Today we have our lawn care Arlington, TX specialists offering you a short but comprehensive guide on the importance of using mulch and the activity of mulching all your trees. They are backed up by their landscaping Mansfield, TX colleagues who also emphasize on the aesthetic value of mulch.

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The 6 Rules of Using Pesticides: Pest Control Midlothian, TX Experts’ Recommendations

Seeing pests lurking on your property and attacking your lawn and garden is a dreadful moment all homeowners fear. Your first instinct is probably to run inside the house and come out ready for war, armed with substances, chemicals, liquids, powders and sprays – anything to stop the creepers from feeding with your beautiful flowers, shrubs or veggies.  But our pest control Midlothian, TX experts advise you to pause and take stock before you start pouring all sorts of substances onto the plants and soil. Today, we will talk about the 6 golden rules of using garden pesticides so you can make an educated decision next time you feel that pesticides are your only solution.

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Protect the Tomatoes: Pest Control Cedar Hill, TX Pros Teach Us to Fight against the Flea Beetle

Home grown tomatoes are a pride and a privilege for many home owners who also want to enjoy fresh delicious salads all summer long. If you are a debutant in the art and pleasure of growing tomatoes, you need to learn fast about the tomatoes’ main enemies. Cultivating tomatoes is not that hard, especially if you followed the recommendations of your local lawn care Cedar Hill, TX team. But when it comes to vegetable pests, things get a bit trickier: you can’t use systemic pesticides if you don’t want to intoxicate you and your entire family, you can’t use broad spectrum pesticides, as you kill beneficial insects as well and you can’t just pour chemicals or spray the crop with insecticides hoping for the best.

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Five Scented Native Plants for Your Fragrance Garden: Lawn Care Red Oak, TX Specialists Share Their Tips

Ask any professional horticulturist about fragrance gardens and they will immediately start talking about the importance of growing scented flowers and plants to add more value to your property’s aesthetics. In Texas, people emphasize on the strategy of growing native plants, so today, our lawn care Red Oak, TX specialists joined other landscaping Arlington, TX experts to share with you some recommendations of fragrance. We talk about cultivating flowers, plants and trees which are both gorgeous looking and hypnotizing fragrant.

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Be Ready for Summer: A Short Lawn Care Ovilla, TX Guide on Preparation and Prevention

We are facing another long summer ahead of us with scorching heat and few chances of rain. If you are new to lawn care in Texas, then you need a heads-up on preparation and prevention in order to make sure your lawn and garden stay healthy and thriving and don’t succumb under the damaging sunrays. Our lawn care Ovilla, TX experts prepared a short guide on what you need to do and how to do it to keep your lawn fresh, green and thriving all summer long.

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Pest Control Ovilla, TX Specialists Tips on Year-Long Pest Defense Strategies and Principles

We are all getting ready for the summer beauty that is about to take over our lawns and gardens. But together with summer, pests are making a huge comeback as well. They tend to feed on our gorgeous flowers, plants, trees and crops and they are sometimes very hard to get rid of. Of course, the biggest and most annoying problem with pests is that they are not at all seasonal attackers, but can threaten us all year long. Today, our pest control Ovilla, TX specialists decided to remind you the strategies and principles you should employ on the long term to keep pests at bay and fend them off as much as you can.

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Pest Control Mansfield, TX Pros on Non-Toxic Yellow Jackets Prevention and Control

We have talked about different problematic types of insects and pests before, but wasps (yellow jackets) need a bit of particular attention. Many people fear them – and for all the right reasons – but wasps aren’t technically pests, even if we tend to consider them so. Wasps feed mostly on insects which are mostly pests, but they do pose a threat to humans and pets if disturbed. Social wasps do sting and are a true nuisance, but fighting them off with the help of pesticides and chemicals can harm the environment. Of course, the careless use of pesticides may lead to health problems for you and the turf and garden. Today, our pest control Mansfield, TX pros came up with a few suggestions on how to implement non-toxic and natural yellow jackets prevention and control strategy that is harmless for you and the micro-ecosystem you have on your property.

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Efficient Lawn Watering: Lawn Care Grand Prairie, TX Experts’ Tips

We have talked about efficient lawn care in Texas and the preservation of water, but this time we will get into the specifics. Many of our readers wanted to know how they can improve their watering routines so they can have lush and healthy lawns all year long, but also save some water and some money in the process. Our lawn care Grand Prairie, TX experts are joined today by their lawn care Waxahacie, TX colleagues and offer you a short guide on smart, efficient, healthy and budget-friendly watering tips and tricks you can implement without problems.

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Adequate Lawn Maintenance in Mid-Spring: Lawn Care Waxahachie, TX Specialists Share Their Advice

The temperatures are getting higher and higher, and the summer scorching heat is ready to take over the land. In order to keep your property green and lush all season long, you probably think that watering is the most important lawn management activity you must perform. You are right, watering is extremely important from mid-spring to fall, but there are other activities you should take into account to boost your property’s looks and health. We have here today a few tips, tricks and pieces of advice from our lawn care Waxahachie, TX specialists who are decided to give you a hand in preparing the lawn and garden for the heat to come.

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Pest Control Red Oak, TX Pros Warn Us about Two Frightening Texan Spiders

As you probably know by now, the state of Texas hosts many insects and, unfortunately, a lot of them are pests. While most people have a hard time dealing with cockroaches and mosquitoes, some declared war on spiders. It is true, spiders don’t look friendly even if they are and Texas is known for being the favorite home of at least two scary ones: the Black Widow and the Brown Recluse. The problem with these two particular spiders is that they are dangerous for humans and pets. And while people don’t even imagine they can unknowingly host such enemies on their turf our pest control Red Oak, TX specialists agree that it is better to prevent than to cure. Today, our experts joined forces with their pest control Mansfield, TX colleagues to offer you a crash course on Black Widow and Brown Recluse prevention and control.

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Pest Control Grand Prairie, TX Specialists’ Guide on Spring Pests and the Organic Approach

The glorious spring is upon us and we are all welcoming it with open arms! Trees are in bloom, the turf pushes up the ground strong sparkling green blades, the flowers gift us colored blossoms and it seems that Nature itself started to sing once again. But (as there’s always a “but”) together with spring also come the common garden Texan pests. Are they harmless? Not even by far, but this doesn’t mean we have to start chemical warfare on them. Today, our pest control Grand Prairie, TX experts share a few tips on how to prevent and control common spring pest infestations without harming the environment and keep a safe haven for the other beneficial insects that bless our properties with their presence.

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Making Lawn Care Fun for Kids: 3 Activities Recommended by Our Lawn Care Arlington, TX Experts

Television, video games, devices, and the Internet have their roles in the life of a child. But owning a residential property with a lawn, a backyard and a garden means you can actively make a contribution to your children’s healthy development, love and respect for nature, education, intellectual development and physical and mental thriving. What is best for a child than playing and learning outdoors, breathing the fresh air, enjoying scented and colored vegetation and learning about all things nature has blessed us with? Lawn care Arlington, TX experts are here today to tell us about three gardening and landscaping activities which are fun, easy, educational and healthy for children of all ages.

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Lawn Care Kennedale, TX Pros’ Advice on Spring Tree Diagnosis and Care

When spring arrives, many homeowners rush outside to start the usual lawn care and landscaping activities. There are many things to do and many projects to implement: from the simple debris removal to the more complex overseeding and fertilization programs, spring days are busy and active. However, our lawn care Kennedale, TX specialists have noticed a rather peculiar trend: some homeowners seem to take their trees for granted when it comes to spring property evaluations and early care. While trees are indeed resilient, this doesn’t mean they are invulnerable to pests, diseases, and damages. Today, our lawn care Kennedale, TX specialists are joined by their landscaping Waxahachie, TX colleagues and offer us a quick guide on spring tree diagnosis and care.

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Lawn Care Kennedale, TX Pros’ Advice on Spring Tree Diagnosis and Care

When spring arrives, many homeowners rush outside to start the usual lawn care and landscaping activities. There are many things to do and many projects to implement: from the simple debris removal to the more complex overseeding and fertilization programs, spring days are busy and active. However, our lawn care Kennedale, TX specialists have noticed a rather peculiar trend: some homeowners seem to take their trees for granted when it comes to spring property evaluations and early care. While trees are indeed resilient, this doesn’t mean they are invulnerable to pests, diseases, and damages. Today, our lawn care Kennedale, TX specialists are joined by their landscaping Waxahachie, TX colleagues and offer us a quick guide on spring tree diagnosis and care.

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Red Imported Fire Ants: Lawn Care Mansfield, TX Specialists Share Their Knowledge

According to statistics, the great state of Texas is home to over 360 species of insects, bugs, and pests. Among them, the Red Imported Fire Ants are probably some of the worst lawn invaders you might stumble upon. Lawn care Mansfield, TX, together with their pest control Arlington, TX colleagues gathered here today to talk about these pests and the dangers they pose. Don’t take things superficially, as, in comparison to your traditional almost inoffensive ants, these ones kill and eat everything alive and they can also threaten your life with their venom. There are many species of fire ants in the state and even if some are localized to some parts of it, you should be aware of their presence if they happen to nest in your

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Using Weeds as Turf: Lawn Care Waxahachie, TX Experts Talk about Xeriscaping

Traditionally, residential properties in Texas are associated with imposing ranches featuring football field-sized lawns and lush vegetation. On the other hand, environmentalists warn us that around 1/3 of the total U.S. residential water consumption is wasted on lawn irrigation. Since Texas is a challenging region, there is no wonder that xeriscaping (landscaping with minimum water consumption) has become more than a trend, but a necessity.

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5 Lawn Care Ovilla, TX Ideas to Add More Color to Your Lawn and Garden

If you take a look at specialized magazines in home and garden decorations, you will see that 2016 is going to be all about color. Pantone already established its colors of the year and many lawn care Ovilla, TX and landscaping Grand Prairie, TX specialists already have brilliant lawn upgrading ideas. Color on your property is what makes it pop, focus attention on, enchant and please the owner and its guests. Color makes any front yard, back yard, patio or pathway, no matter how large or small, to capture one’s eye and heart, adding value to the properties’ curb appeal. If you want to step out of the crowd this spring and create a lush, thriving colored paradise on your lawn and garden, listen what our lawn care Ovilla, TX specialists have to say!

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3 Do’s and Don’ts in Spring Preparations: Lawn Care Arlington, TX Specialists’ Guide

The first sun rays and a good row of warm days ignite in many homeowners what lawn care Arlington, TX specialists “the spring fever.” Everybody is outside talking about lawn preparations and everybody wants to do something in the garden. While this is not a bad thing per se, some early spring lawn care activities can actually damage the lawns. In other words, arm yourself with a bit of patience before anything else. If you are new to lawn caring and gardening, our lawn care Arlington, TX experts, together with their landscaping Kennedale, TX colleagues have a short guide for you, including some do’s and don’ts you need to consider before you trample all over the place, lawn mower blazing and weed killers pouring!

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Integrated Landscapes: 3 Companion Veggies Recommended by Our Lawn Care Arlington, TX Experts

A while ago we focused on topics such as functional gardens, eco-friendly landscaping, organic fertilization and compost production, among others. Our lawn care Arlington, TX experts were also asked about the best vegetables to grow on a property to combine them with vegetal décor. Today, they are joined by their landscaping Cedar Hill, TX colleagues to give you a list of three vegetables you can grow for cooking and for looks. Moreover, these three veggies make a triad of companion plants which protect each other, growing plentifully together with some other flowers and herbs.

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A Quick Lawn Care Grand Prairie, TX Specialists’ Guide on Weeds and Soil Types

When it comes to weeds, all homeowners share the same discontent and troubles to get rid of them. But our lawn care Grand Prairie, TX experts say you should first take a good look at the weeds in your lawn, as they are an excellent indicator of your soil’s problems. Some weeds will grow anywhere, in any conditions and on all types of soil, but a few other ones may indicate you need to consider soil testing. Together with their weed control Mansfield, TX colleagues, they came up with a list of common weeds that act as symptoms for soil problems.

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4 Perennials for a Complete Landscape Make-Over: Lawn Care Waxahachie, TX Pros’ Advice

Waxahachie is a great place to live in and grow a lush garden and manage a thriving lawn and landscape. One can fully dedicate himself to revamping and improving the looks of his property every year in this area. If you feel your overall design lacks some buzz, some color, and some depth, then it’s time to think about a complete landscaping makeover with the help of our lawn care Waxahachie, TX specialists’ advice and recommendations.

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3 Pests to Watch Out for In Your Integrated Landscape: Lawn Care Kennedale, TX Pros to the Rescue

We have talked about some common winter pests you should quickly get rid of upon identification. However, if you own an integrated landscape containing turf, trees, flowers, vegetables and herbs, the plot thickens. Our lawn care Kennedale, TX specialists recommend you look carefully around your future spring and summer gardens and yards, as some pests attack everything in their way, from grasses to vegetables. Let’s see three common pests which don’t discriminate when it comes to harming everything green in your landscape.

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You’ve Just Overseeded. Now What? Lawn Care Grand Prairie, TX Experts to the Rescue

Overseeding is a common practice in lawn care and landscape management. More than just adding seeds to the bare spots on your turf, overseeding helps the entire lawn thrive better, greener, more textured and luxurious. Usually implemented in late summer or early fall, overseeding is a long-term investment which should end in the best results. Restoring the lawn by planting new turf seeds is sometimes the easiest way to counter attack the negative effects of poor drainage, compacted soil, weather extreme phenomena, weed and pest infestations or overuse of chemicals. But what should you do after you overseeded the lawn? Sit back, enjoy and relax? Lawn care Grand Prairie, TX experts tell us what has to be done after we overseed. It takes some work to achieve the lushest lawn in the neighborhood, but it is worth it!

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A Crash Course for Making Compost: Lawn Care Kennedale, TX Pro Recommendations

Many people fear of making compost in their backyard, as they think the overall process is unpleasant, unaesthetic and difficult. On the other hand, lawn care Kennedale, TX experts and landscaping Red Oak, TX specialists are ready to swear by homemade compost as the true rocket fuel for your lawn, and garden. Usually, people think of compost in terms of food leftovers mixed with grass clipping. The addition of water to this mix and the subsequent stench are the factors making them have second thoughts about this. But if you really want to fertilize your soil and produce top-notch humus, we have to tell you things aren’t so complicated. Lawn care Kennedale, TX experts gathered here to give you a crash course in making your own compost.

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6 Plants to Have as Mosquitoes Repellents: Lawn Care Cedar Hill, TX Experts Share Their Tips

Mosquitoes are present almost everywhere in Texas, as the climacteric conditions of the state allow these nasty pests to thrive. Sometimes people have a hard time getting rid of them. Insecticides, sprays, and traps may be efficient, but today we have a new approach for you: natural mosquito repellants represented by some specific garden plants. Lawn care Cedar Hill, TX experts have some ideas and tips, so let’s see five common herbs you can plant around the house to keep mosquitoes at bay.

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5 Epsom Salt Benefits in the Garden: Lawn Care Arlington, TX Tips

We mentioned Epsom Salt before when we reviewed a few eco-friendly and organic lawn care principles and strategies. However, since many of our readers proved to be interested in the concrete uses of Epsom Salt in the garden, we talked to a few lawn care Arlington, TX experts and many landscaping Ovilla, TX specialists and made a short list containing the major 5 benefits of Epsom Salt in the garden. As a general rule, before using any fertilizers, organic or not, you should first test the soil. Another thing you should know is that Epsom Salt can be used as is (and can be incorporated in the soil) and as a solution (mixed with water to drench the soil or spray the foliage).

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5 Home-Made Fertilizers for Thriving Lawns and Gardens. Lawn Care Mansfield, TX Experts’ Recipes

We have talked about using organic fertilizers as a long-term sustainable plan for a healthy lawn and garden. We have also touched the topics of beneficial plants and insects to allow on your property for eco-friendly pest and weed control. However, since many of our readers requested some specific recipes of home-made fertilizers to make, we summoned our best lawn care Mansfield, TX experts to give us some details on the subject. However, before starting your home-made fertilizers adventure, make sure you call in lawn maintenance Mansfield, TX experts to test the soil and make recommendations related to the use of fertilizers (acidic vs. non-acidic ones) and the nourishment needs of the soil.

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4 Weeds to Get Rid Of in Winter: Lawn Care Cedar Hill, TX Specialists’ Advice

In Texas the mild fall/ winter temperatures allow weeds to resist the cold weather and even thrive, to the complete detriment of the grasses. If we let them take over the land, we will find a damaged turf in spring, fighting for nutrients and moisture. Proper winter fertilization to clean the lawn of weeds is thus mandatory. However, lawn care Cedar Hills, TX specialists advise homeowners to first correctly identify the weeds that invade the turf in winter and then apply the proper herbicides. Before applying selective or nonselective substances, depending on the situation, you first need to know what you are up against.

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3 Ways to Protect Your Young Trees in Winter: Landscaping Grand Prairie, TX Expert Solutions

Winter in Texas is not as hard as it is in other parts of the country. The mild temperatures and the calm weather conditions make it easier for homeowners to maintain their lawns and landscapes in better, healthier conditions. However, some winter protective measures are still mandatory, especially when it comes to newly planted trees. The young ones need a bit of extra care so they can stay safe from temperature droppings and develop healthily for a spring lush bloom. Landscaping Grand Prairie, TX experts have some guidelines for us to follow. After all, young trees, just as young children, need to be kept safe until their own strength develops at its own full potential.

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3 Pests to Fight Off During Winter: Pest Control Ovilla, TX Experts’ Guideline

Just because the temperatures drop a little in fall and significantly during winter, this doesn’t mean all pests go dormant waiting for better, sunnier days. On the contrary, pest control Ovilla, TX specialists advise residents to keep their eyes open for many creepy crawlers which are now determined more than ever to find a cozy place on your property and feed on your plants, trees, veggies and other goods. From the larger, visible ones, to the smaller, almost invisible ones, your lands swarms with pests waiting to lay their eggs and spread terror and mayhem onto your crops. Lawn care Arlington, TX experts joined forces with their pest control Ovilla, TX colleagues and give us today a short overview on five winter pests we should keep at bay with all costs.

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Unattractive Properties: Landscaping Red Oak, TX Make-Over Tips and Tricks

We’ve talked many times about increasing a property’s curb appeal, and many times we emphasized on the lawn and landscape weighing a lot when it comes to closing in a purchase deal. But sometimes, a good house doesn’t always come with a good lawn or garden. Sometimes, they are just left unattained, may be a bit damaged, and can be considered downright unattractive. If you bought a good house with a bad landscape, then it’s time to call your landscaping Red Oak, TX professionals to give you a hand with a full landscape make-over.

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Natural Weed Control Arlington, TX Tips for the Residents

Weeds are every homeowner’s nightmare, as all they need is an open space to thrive. They are resilient and they seem to grow out of thin air, day after day, year after year. Fertilization and weed control Arlington, TX specialists recommend property owners to increase their weed control efforts by employing some natural, non-chemical tricks. The fact is professional weed control Arlington, TX strategies work for the best results. However, all property owners who want to have lush lawns and gardens, safe from weeds, should also implement a few natural and easy activities. Let’s see how you can control weeds better without chemical substances.

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Five Beneficial Insects: Lawn Maintenance Mansfield, TX Experts List

Lawn maintenance would be nothing without a few pest control activities of preventative nature. Just as you know, not all insects are harmful to your lawn and garden, even if some of them look pretty gross. Many of them, however, are natural soldiers patrolling your property and keeping invaders at bay. Pest treatments are necessary in an overall lawn maintenance plan, experts agree, but you can also attract beneficial insects to your garden, to prevent future severe pest infestations. Lawn maintenance Mansfield, TX specialists recommend you attract at least five beneficial insects to your lawn and garden and keep them safe, while they work for you. They will also increase the biomass on your property, leading to a better release of oxygen, thus helping the environment.

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5 Lawn Maintenance Kennendale, TX Mistakes to Avoid This Cold Season

Winter is coming, and together with it, all cold season-inflicted problems to your lawn and garden. Low temperatures, freezing, strong winds, they are all facts, even if some areas are more protected than others. It doesn’t matter, as winter can cause permanent damages to the soil, the trees’ bark, the plants, the turf and the seeds, so a few protective measures are mandatory. However, lawn maintenance, Kennendale, TX experts found that many homeowners make some common mistakes when preparing their lawns and landscapes for winter. They chose the five most common errors people make in the cold season, telling us how to avoid them.

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Why Investing in Expert Lawn Care Red Oak, TX Services is Beneficial for Homeowners

You may think that doing lawn maintenance without enlisting professional aid is more cost-effective. However, the truth is that performing lawn care tasks without mastering the science can be time-consuming and even more costly on the long term. Why investing in expert lawn care Red Oak, TX services is beneficial for property owners? Not only that hiring a skilled professional will help you avoid all the hard work, but also potential damage based on a “do it yourself” approach to lawn maintenance.

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Sustainable Lawn Care Ovilla, TX Strategies to Use for Better Lawn Management

Lawn management is serious business. Based on latest innovations and technologies in horticulture and agronomy, lawn care Ovilla TX experts employ innovative principles and practices residents should know about. They witness the development of best methods in their field and are trained to offer quality services to their clients. Here are just a few of the modern solutions and sustainable lawn maintenance strategies they wish to share with you.

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Penny-Wise Landscaping Grand Prairie, TX: Is It Possible?

Large properties are every homeowner’s dream and nightmare in the same time. On one hand, having wide patches of land filled with luscious sparkling green turf, coloured flowers, tall grasses swaying in the wind, perfectly trimmed trees and vibrant green shrubs makes one feeling like reaching Heaven. On the other hand, such a generous land filled with vegetation needs daily care and maintenance, plenty of money to spend and quite some manpower to employ to not let anything overgrow. Large properties and even medium-sized ones are incredibly hard to manage, landscaping Grand Prairie, TX experts say from their own experience. Moreover, even if homeowners manage to do all lawn maintenance activities on their own, without hiring a lawn care Grand Prairie, TX professional company, the costs do still skyrocket.

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Increasing the Property’s Curb Appeal: Lawn Care Midlothian, TX Tips for Residents

Ask any realtor about residential properties and they will tell you that oftentimes, it’s the lawn and garden which sell a house. Psychologically speaking, this is perfectly explainable: go visit a house to purchase and the second you fall in love with the front yard, the patio and the patch of land which in your imagination already turned into a lush flower or vegetable garden, you want to call that property “home.” Lush lawns are the reason people choose planned communities and invest so much in a property, as they can see children and pets happily playing in the front yard, while adults enjoy a cocktail garden party in the back. In other words, if you are interested in selling your property, there are a few lawn care Midlothian, TX tips provided by lawn maintenance pros and local realtors on how to increase its curb appeal with little effort and investment.

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Functional Landscaping Grand Prairie, TX Experts’ Tips

A healthy lush lawn and landscape are an owner’s pride and joy, especially when all your friends compliment you for your incredible green thumb and your taste in choosing the most spectacular contrasts and textures of flowers and plants. And while you enjoy the garden party, you feel happy for seeing some envious faces in the crowd, as you do indeed own one of the most beautiful landscapes in the neighborhood. Landscaping Grand Prairie, TX passionate are indeed proud of their properties, but many started wondering if a lush lawn is enough for a sustainable living.

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Essential Tasks of Lawn Maintenance Cedar Hill, TX Residents Can Carry Out

We all can agree that beautifully maintained lawns contribute to both the appearance and value of a property. Apart from providing visual delectation, a spectacular outdoor space can be a source of joy and relaxation for the entire family. If only lawns could grow beautifully by themselves! Cedar Hill property owners can spend up to $5,000 on lawn services that include fertilization, pest control, mowing, landscaping. Lawn maintenance Cedar Hill, TX experts are here to provide you top maintenance tips that will help you reduce the money spent on lawn care.

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Environmentally-Friendly Strategies on Lawn Care Waxahachie, TX Residents Should Apply

Lawn maintenance should not neglect eco-friendly strategies. Caring for you lawn and caring for the environment should go along the same path. The secret is to apply the right treatment and to ask for the help of the specialists in lawn care Waxahachie, TX property owners rely on. In this article we will focus on a few aspects that can be implemented without any negative impact on the environment.

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Core Elements of Landscape Design Kennedale, TX Experts Consider

How many times have you stopped to admire a spectacular outdoor space in your neighborhood? With a little effort and specialized help, you can achieve similar results for your own yard and property. Experts in landscaping Kennedale, TX homeowners trust employ advanced techniques and design principles to create a harmonious look. As they say it is all about the synergy between colors and textures, lines and forms, theme and scale. Here is how pros consider these core elements of landscaping.

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Cheap and Healthy Lawn Maintenance Arlington, TX Tips Residents Should Know

Lawn maintenance Arlington, TX activities are taken very seriously by the homeowners in the area and many of their properties are picture-perfect magazine covers which are the pride and glory of their owners.

But everybody knows that the maintenance of a verdant, thriving and lush lawn and garden needs quite the budget. Lawn mowing, watering, fertilization, weed and pest control, aeration, trimming and everything else in between don’t happen out of thin air, and they certainly don’t come cheap. And since residents in the area are very proud of their outdoor landscapes, they are willing to invest time, effort and money in lawn maintenance.

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Best Practices in Weed Control: Arlington, TX Professionals’ Advice for Residents

If you lived for a good while in Arlington and own a property in this gorgeous area, you are also probably quite well accustomed to noxious weeds that compete with your plants. They are part of nature and like it or not, you have to deal with them on a regular basis, so they don’t get too invasive and start damaging your beautiful turf and flowers. But weed control Arlington, TX experts recommend all homeowners to be vigilant when it comes to invaders and implement a set of weed control best practices to keep your lawn healthy. Let’s see what a responsible owner has to know to keep the property safe and clean from unwanted weeds.

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6 Critical Natural Lawn Care Mansfield, TX Tricks to Employ During Autumn

When autumn comes, all property owners rush towards gardening shops or lawn care Woodlands, TX lawn services companies to get everything they need to keep their turf and gardens beautiful. We know you want to have the best looking lawn and landscape in the neighbourhood and enjoy a lush, healthy lawn all year long, but our lawn maintenance Mansfield, TX experts have some advice for you before you start any lawn care work.

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5 Organic Lawn Care Midlothian, TX Solutions for Healthier Lawns

There are many lawn care Midlothian, TX experts who recommend eco-friendly tips in lawn care and advise homeowners to adopt a more environmental-oriented approach when it comes to lawn maintenance activities. What does it mean to start thinking in terms of organic and bio-friendly lawn care Midlothian, TX solutions? It is not rocket science, Arlington, TX experts confirm, but it does indeed involve a few supplemental efforts. The best part of organic lawn care, however, is that it is cheaper than traditional one, safer for everybody and quite easy to implement. Let’s see five organic lawn care Midlothian, TX solutions recommended by experts.

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When To Call In Experts In Lawn Care – Midlothian, TX Locals’ Tips

Witnessing a project completed from start to finish generates a unique sense of pride, no matter what its subject or importance may be; investments in time, effort, and money, in order to complete it make you see its completion as the actual reward, worth striving for.

There is no exception when it comes to lawn care. Midlothian, TX homeowners who invest both their time and effort are motivated most of the time by the idea of attaining a lush lawn. Indeed, we’re talking about a goal that entails hard work, constant effort, as well as a sizeable time investment. But, in the end, once your friends or neighbors start noticing and admiring your lawn, you will experience all the possible pride and satisfaction.

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Top Tips For Easy Lawn Care – Midlothian, TX

Nobody wants to spend most of their free time mowing the lawn, weeding the yard, or doing any other activities that will make the garden look as beautiful as the neighbor’s.

For beginners, upgrading the look of your lawn doesn’t only have to do with an unspoken competition between neighboring yards. Taking care of your lawn will maintain the appeal of the property, keeping it attractive for potential future buyers. It is well known that curb appeal plays an important role in any buyer’s decision.

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Secrets Of Successful Lawn Care – Midlothian, TX Professionals Share Tips

You may not have been aware of the fact that, with every plant or hardscape you add to an already existing landscape, you are aesthetically altering it. Continuous add of disparate elements will eventually turn your landscape into a totally unpleasing environment.

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Efficient Lawn Care — Midlothian, TX Residents Share The List Of Aspects To Avoid

Sometimes you may find yourself on the edge of giving up working on your lawn. Things like constantly wasting effort, time, and money can make you start neglecting your landscape. Still, this will not exactly be such a smart move, because it is a well-known fact that any residence with a great looking garden maintains (or even increases) its value and curb appeal over time.

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The 4 Main Benefits of Working with a Professional Lawn Care Provider

Are you one of those property owners who believes the best way of taking care of the lawn involves a DIY approach? There are, of course, many aspects worth discussing when deciding on a professional contractor or lawn maintenance provider to hire. And then there’s also the issue of costs and budgeting. Many homeowners believe that it’s not worth investing in lawn care services, because they can totally do the job themselves. Others think that contractors are generally not trustworthy and try to focus on what they can do for their own property. However, our advice is to at least consider the four benefits of working with the pros that are listed below and only then decide whether it’s worth it or not.

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How to Deal with Pest Infestations: 3 Pro Lawn Care Tips

In our years of servicing the Midlothian TX area and the surrounding areas, we’ve discovered that pests are perhaps the most common issue standing in the way of good lawn care. Property owners who fall behind on the proper cleaning and lawn maintenance schedule are often confronted with pesky insects and rodents. Now, it’s worth mentioning that most insects are naturally attracted to grass, which they use as food – however, not all of them are necessarily detrimental for your turf. Some are absolutely innocent; others, on the other hand, can really be destructive.

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6 Essential Lawn Care Services to Look for in a Lawn Maintenance Provider

What does your neighborhood look like, in terms of greenery and outdoor spaces? If you live in the type of suburb or area where every other property looks like it’s been taken out of the pages of Better Homes & Gardens, allow us to tell you that we know how this can be both a blessing and a curse. The good part is that there’s a lot of esthetic appeal there: impeccably manicured lawns, flower beds bursting with color, hedges that appear to be trimmed every single day, healthful trees, and lush plants all over the place. At the same time, there’s a downside to all this: you may be feeling less than adequate regarding your own front lawn. You may be wishing to one day be able to tell your neighbors, “I do all the work on the lawn myself” and then expect their congratulations.

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5 Easy Solutions for Landscaping Your Property

As most landscaping and lawn care professionals will readily tell you, investing in such efforts will reap a lot of benefits. First off, they will definitely improve the curb appeal of your property. And secondly, they will make it easier for you to enjoy time outdoors, in the midst of nature. The best way to take care of the task is to hire professionals who will put your time, energy, and money to good use. Doing things yourself might work for some smaller tasks, but the pay-off is lower after all is said and done. However, we at Vista Turf Lawn & Pest encourage our clients to take a proactive approach and become involved in the planning aspect of the landscaping process. Here are five simple ideas worth taking into account:

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Why Hire Professionals In Lawn Care? Midlothian Specialists Share Insights

Remember how much you used to love spending time outside when you were a kid? Summer afternoons were spent romping in the yard with your friends. In the evening, your folks would host barbecues and family dinners out on the lawn. As you rode your bike around Midlothian TX, you’d be mesmerized by the green pastures of the town, its perfectly appointed gardens, and the cool air they all exuded. In the meantime, your dad would be tinkering away with his trowel and shovel, or running the lawn mower up and down the lawn. Sometimes, you’d take over, too – and this chore would help ensure the healthfulness and beauty of your front yard.

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The 6-Stage Strategy to Choosing the Best Lawn Care – Midlothian TX

What’s not to love about having a green lawn, a beautifully appointed front yard, and/or a lush garden, filled with flowers and ornamental trees? You don’t need to be an expert in lawn care Midlothian TX to answer that question. Healthy lawns are the pride and joy of any neighbourhood. They help increase the curb appeal of a property, making it easier to sell for a good price. They provide the best décor for summer barbecues or dinners out in nature. Last, but definitely not least, they can cool down a home in the hot summer months, much like a natural, carbon footprint-free A/C system.

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3 Efficient Solutions for Lawn Repair and Lawn Care Mansfield TX

Any property owner dreams of a perfectly appointed lawn and garden, with lush vegetation that provides the perfect backdrop for their leisure time. However, in some cases the lawn looks so damaged that it may seem beyond repair. Such is the case when you’ve just purchased a new home, for instance, whose lawn looks like it hasn’t received any attention in years. Or maybe you have been financially unable to properly care for your own property greens. Perhaps you never had the time to attend to it, because of your hectic lifestyle.

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The 3 Item Checklist for Hiring a Professional Lawn Care Mansfield TX Company

You’re a homeowner in beautiful old Texas. As far as lawn care Mansfield TX standards go, you know the bar has been set high. After all, you live in an area of nearly perpetual spring, whose humid subtropical climate makes it perfect for lush gardens and verdant lawns. All your neighbors, as well as those who live in Midlothian, Cedar Hill, or Red Oak, seem to know their lawn care. Their lawns look impeccably manicured, while you’re struggling to keep up with the lawn maintenance chores. The landscaping needs to be properly planned out. The lawn needs to be regularly mowed, fertilized, and controlled for pests and weeds. The flower beds need cleaning and watering. You wish you could enjoy frequent pool parties or barbecues, like the other home owners on your block, but you’re too busy caring for the lawn to enjoy it.

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4 Good Reasons to Choose Professional Lawn Care, Cedar Hill TX Home Owners!

Living in a town called Cedar Hill conjures images of green pastures, lovely orchards, and landscapes peppered by lush ornamental trees. The town is fully deserving of its name and it also does justice to all the myths you’ve ever heard about old school Texas beauty. The climate here is perfect for those who love nature and spending time in the great outdoors. It’s subtropical, which means the weather is mostly warm and humid – sort of like in a perpetual spring, even in the depths of winter.

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5 Do’s and Don’ts on Watering from Lawn Care Cedar Hill TX Experts

A lot of home owners, who could enjoy otherwise healthy and beautiful lawns, believe in a few out-dated myths about watering. That’s why we’ve asked our lawn care Cedar Hill TX pros to debunk some of them, as to help you understand the importance of proper watering. Sure, irrigation might seem easy on first glance. After all, all it requires is a faucet, running water, and a hose, right? Well, not really.

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The Stepping Stones to an Effective Lawn Care Arlington TX Strategy

Duncan Robinson Park, California Lane Park, the River Legacy Parks – these are just three of the over eighty lovely and lush parks in Arlington TX. We, locals, are lucky to be living in a verdant area, where the sight of a well-manicured lawn, or tall fescue grass is common. In fact, the whole area, from Mansfield to Ovilla, has some perfectly appointed turf to show for. However, this is all the doing of the Parks and Rec department – an army of lawn care and maintenance staff whose sole responsibility is to keep nature verdant in the area.

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Lawn Care Arlington TX Lessons 101: The 5 Absolute Basics

No matter how beaten down, abandoned, or destroyed your lawn looks right now, you’ve got someone to rely on. Vista Turf Lawn & Pest experts can rescue your property, increase its curb appeal, and restore your turf to its previous beauty. Sure, your lawn might be damaging the overall value of your property right now, but leave it up to the experts. You won’t be seeing instant results, but with the right amount of time and energy invested, your yard will one day resemble the picture you have seen of it in your dreams.

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Practical Advice on Lawn Care – Arlington TX Residents’ Guide to Watering

Among all the tasks required to be performed for lawn maintenance, watering is the easiest, right? Not quite, actually, and the underestimation of this task’s complexity can lead to a whole number of things bad for your lawn’s general well being. When it comes to regular lawn care, Arlington TX residents seem to believe that watering should take place every day or every other day, but that’s usually too much for the grass, though it may be required by other plants.

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Intensive Lawn Care Midlothian TX Residents Need for Damaged Lawns

Even under regular circumstances, caring for one’s lawn is never an easy task. Most home owners are also busy professionals who don’t have the time, energy or skills to put in that much effort into properly caring for their lawn, which is precisely why they usually hire a specialized team. But sometimes, a so and so lawn care company can fail to deliver advanced care, beyond the basic mow and go, and you may find yourself with a damaged lawn. When that happens, taking the necessary measures is a delicate but urgent task if you want to nurse it back to lushness. Here is what you need to know about it.

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Cheap and Easy Lawn Care – Mansfield TX and Lawn Specialists Provide Effective Tips

A properly cared for lawn can increase your property’s value somewhat, due to the curb appeal effect, as everyone is already aware. But in some cases, the costs required for good lawn care can put some home owners off and make them prefer not to invest so much in the lawn, even though they would welcome the results of cultivating their yard’s potential. A regular professional lawn care plan can get as expensive as $4000-5000 a year, and some people prefer redirecting that amount to other purposes.

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