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.
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.
During the late fall and winter months weeds and other pests may have invaded your grass. As you inspect your property be on the lookout for these common problem in your turf grass:
What is the best treatment for dormant St. Augustine grass? The VMC Gardener answers your questions about when to apply the first fertilizer and what is best formula.
October is the time of year when property owners who want a green lawn during the winter months generally overseed their lawns with winter rye grass. Tips For Planting Winter Rye Grass:
Turf grass in North Texas is fighting a constant battle with three common problems: diseases, weeds and insects. What can you do to fight them?