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Pros and Cons of St. Augustine Grass for North Texas

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.

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Plano Residents Get One-Day Water Holiday

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.

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GEICO Building is Farmers Branch Business Yard of the Month

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.

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What are the Best Turf Grasses for North Texas?

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.

A sprinkler watering cut grass in the summer

2014 North Texas Watering Restrictions

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?

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Ask the Gardener: Mulch

As you prepare your property for spring, you may have questions about basic landscaping tasks. We recently received a great question about one of spring’s most important landscaping tasks: applying mulch.