Fertilizer is essential to a healthy lawn because the primary nutrients, nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium, are building blocks for healthy green grass growth.
• Nitrogen helps with grass’s leaf growth
• Phosphorous aids with root growth
• Potassium helps with your lawn’s overall vigor and building a robust root system.
When to apply starter fertilizer? Right before sod installation.
If the ground is firm enough for a spreader, we at College Fund Landscaping can apply starter fertilizer the day before sod installation.
After we put down the starter fertilizer, you’ll need to water your lawn deeply for at least 45 minutes to activate the granular fertilizer.
We at College Fund Landscaping know that grassy weeds are persistent and stubborn to get rid of. Once grassy weeds pop up through the soil, they’re already reproducing and will soon cover your lawn.
The blue dye shows our technicians that they covered the entire yard.
Instead, leaves continue to fall throughout autumn in Collin County, TX and smother your turfgrass, leading to turfgrass diseases, thatch build-up, bare spots, increased critter activity, and turf death.
At College Fund Landscaping, we provide seasonal leaf clean-up services because it prevents leaves from suffocating the lawn and holding onto moisture.
But did you know you now need to worry about fall lawn diseases developing on your Wylie, TX lawn?
For example, if you water your lawn the evening before a hard freeze, you risk your turfgrass to a lawn disease—especially if the soil is saturated due to rainfall and overwatering your yard.
At this time, weed seeds germinate and will begin to pop up above ground. We want to get the pre-emergent weed control down to form that barrier in the soil to stop grassy weeds from germinating.
At College Fund Landscaping, we provide a liquid aeration solution that loosens the soil without messy plugs littering your lawn. Texas lawns with warm season grasses don’t get traditional core aeration until springtime.
Whether it’s a heat dome or a prolonged heat wave that doesn’t let up, the sun stresses your lawn, especially in August when temperatures can soar into the upper 90s and the 100s.
While warm season grasses are drought-resistant and heat-tolerant, they still suffer from heat stress. Fortunately, Bermuda and St. Augustine grasses found on many Richardson and Murphy, TX lawns grow so densely that they can handle the hot, long August days by shading the soil to keep it cooler.
It’s essential to strike the right balance regarding watering frequency, ensuring your lawn receives adequate hydration without overwatering. Additionally, proper watering will help your turfgrass grow deep roots and stay healthy, no matter what summer weather is like. Read more …
Every year we hold our Annual Scholarship Raffle to give back to local students to help them achieve their dreams of attending college. Today, we are excited to announce the WINNERS of our Scholarship Raffle! Find out who the lucky prize winners are by watching the video from Adam, Nicole, & Ashley. We had 10 […]