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Sod to Splendor: How to Improve Sod Installation Success with Starter Fertilizer


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.

Hot August Lawn Saver: Deep Watering for Lawns in August

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.


The Ultimate Guide to Watering Your North Dallas Lawn This Summer

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 …


Irrigation Problems


As one of the Plano area’s premier landscaping companies, we understand manual sprinklers can be a chore. Keeping track of where and when and how much we have already watered is a luxury many of us simply don’t have. Besides that, sprinklers are flimsy. They get knocked over, moved, and your hose can only stretch […]

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