St. Augustine grass is a popular warm season grasses used in North Texas. St. Augustine forms a nice thick layer of grass via runners. Healthy and well maintained, it can also choke out weeds.
Plano residents are currently under Stage 3 restrictions of once every other week watering, which will continue through October 31, 2014. The rules that apply to currrent watering will also apply to the water holiday. Watering with sprinklers from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. is prohibited.
VMC Landscape is proud that our landscape design at the Geico Building has been chosen as the City of Farmers Branch as the Business Yard of the Month for May.
The 20th Annual Water-Wise Landscape Tour will demonstrate the beauty of Water-Wise and EarthKind™ gardening. The Water-Wise Landscape Tour will take place on Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 9:00am to 3:00pm at various locations around Dallas. Dallas County Master Gardeners will be conducting free 30 minute talks and demonstration on Water-Wise gardening every hour on the hour at the Central and North tour headquarters.
When selecting turf for North Texas properties the first consideration should be drought tolerance. In addition to the watering requirements, you must consider the location and the amount of sunlight and shade the grass will receive. The most popular grasses are St. Augustine, Bermuda, and Zoysia.
Many North Texas cities have watering restrictions, which apply to the use of hose−end sprinklers or automatic irrigation systems on both commercial and residential properties. What can you do to keep the landscaping on your property looking good?