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There is more to soil than many people realize. Hiding behind its muddy exterior is a complex blend of chemicals and nutrients, each providing a unique roster of benefits for the plants and trees it feeds. For each type of soil, grass, or plant, specific recipes are used, combining various ratios of key ingredients depending […]

As a homeowner in Plano, Texas, your outdoor space is one of the most important places on your property. More than just a patch of grass, it’s a place to gather with family, reconnect with nature, and make precious memories. It’s an extension of your home, and one of the most valuable assets you own.  […]


In this post, we’ll take you through the three main grass types in North Texas, and explain the best ways to care for each variety. We’ll look at the role that fertilization, watering, and mowing play in proper lawn maintenance, and shed some light on the do’s and don’ts of Texas lawn care.



A soft, green, healthy lawn is a wonderful addition to any North Texas yard. In addition to improving the look and potential value of your home, it also makes spending time outdoors more enjoyable. Your lawn is an extension of your home, an area for the whole family to play, appreciate, and make happy memories […]

Here in North Texas, the early spring sun means we need to think about weed control early. Our balmy climate is like rocket fuel for spring-blooming weeds, and without proper lawn care, that lawn you’ve been looking forward to all winter could end up looking like a wild jungle.  But fear not, because we’re here […]


College Fund Landscaping has a Case of the Blues At College Fund Landscaping, we’ve had an epiphany, and no, it has nothing to do with music. It’s actually related to pre-emergent treatment.  Pre-emergents protect your lawn by creating a vapor barrier that destroys crabgrass and weeds by not allowing the seeds to germinate. It is […]



It’s that time again! The weather is cooling down, the kids are headed back to school (well, some of them), and everywhere you look pumpkins are sittin’ pretty. Fall is finally here.  If you’re anything like us you’ll be breathing a sigh of relief – Texas heat is no joke, especially for those of us […]

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Sometimes, when we look out our windows at our fresh, green lawns, it can be easy to forget that they are objects in motion. Your lawn and garden are like other living things, they don’t standstill. They are constantly engaged, eating, growing, shrinking, decomposing, defending themselves, and storing energy. Those who take the time to […]


Lawn Care Pre-Emergent

When it comes to controlling weeds and invasive grasses in your lawn, you’ve got two options: pre-emergent and post-emergent control. The vision most people get into their heads is probably post-emergent, that is, some poor soul on their hands and knees yanking crabgrass and dandelions up by the roots. That or someone in a wide-brimmed […]


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