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5 Great Ornamental Grasses for North Texas

Ornamental grasses add dramatic visual effect to your property, The tall flowing foliage, variety of textures and colors provide you with many choices that will fit into your properties’ landscape design. Ornamental grasses are often used to add interest to your landscape design, to fill barren spaces, as well as in container planting.

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Is Zoysia Grass the Right Turfgrass for Properties in North Texas?

Zoysia is a warm season perennial grass with a beautiful dark green color and a fine texture. Zoysiagrass grows well in high traffic areas, making it a good choice for commercial properties. Zoysia grasses grow best in full sun or moderately shaded areas. When it is properly watered and maintained, Zoysia grass will grow into a thick carpet of healthy turf.

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Pros and Cons of Bermudagrass for North Texas

Bermudagrass is a warm season perennial that is commonly used throughout the South and Southwest. Even though Bermudagrass has a fine texture, it has a rich dark green color and grows well in high traffic areas.

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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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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.

What Happened to Your Lawn During Winter?

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: