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Warmer Weather Means Weed Surge

Learn why Warmer Weather means Weed Surge Spring has sprung in North Dallas, but with a twist! Unusually warm temperatures have created a unique situation: an early surge in weed growth. Here at American Lawnscape, we understand this can be frustrating for homeowners,...

The Power of Core Aeration for Weed Resistant Lawns

Let's talk about the Power of Core Aeration for Weed Resistant Lawns As we discussed in our previous blog post, unusually warm weather in North Dallas this spring has led to an early surge in weed growth.  While American Lawnscape's adaptable weed control solutions...

Weed varieties in unusual heat. 

Let's know about the Weed Varieties in Unusual Heat Due to our unusual heat over the last few months, we are going to see more varieties and volumes of weeds than we usually do during this time of winter going into spring. Don’t let yourself feel any weed anxiety,...

Conquering Cool-Season Invaders: Poa Annua & Rescue Grass

Let's dive in and learn more about Poa Annua and Rescue Grass In our previous blog post, we discussed the importance for preventing spring weeds and promoting healthy turf development through potassium. This month, our focus shifts to tackling the winter grassy weeds...

Summer Lawn Care Tips for North Texas

Let's talk about how heat intensifies and spring transitions into summer As the North Texas heat intensifies and spring transitions into summer, our lawn care strategy evolves to prioritize the health and development of your turfgrass. While weed control remains an...

Preparing Your Lawn for Spring and Summer

What can you do to prepare your Lawn for Spring and Summer We are right on the edge of Spring and what we’ve done so far this year has been instrumental in our preparation for healthy, green summer lawns. The opportunity to prevent Springtime weeds was the treatment’s...

How do I manage my Sprinkler System during all of this rain?

When it rains it pours!  You can say that just about any given day in North Texas as of late. If you just moved here from another state, you might be wondering if this is the same hot and dry Texas that you’d heard so much about! Rest assured . . . it is. We’ll...

Why it’s Important For Turf Health To Aerate Your Lawn

Do you really need to aerate your lawn? Absolutely, positively, undeniably YES! Even with the best of soil circumstances in North Texas it's necessary . . . but we don't even have decent circumstances around here! This whole area was once nothing but cotton fields....

Understanding Watering is Critical to Your Lawn’s Health

Watering. Understanding watering is critical to your lawn’s health. It’s March so you shouldn’t be watering your turf quite yet. Bermuda, St Augustine, Zoysia and other turf grasses are currently in dormancy (for the most part). All the water and fertilizer in the...

What are Pre-emergent Products?

Pre-emergent products prevent weeds from growing in your lawn but there is much confusion about how they do that and how they should be applied. Let's start with what pre-emergents don't do. Pre-emergent products do not keep...
Why is Soil pH Critical?

Why is Soil pH Critical?

Soil pH. This an extremely important subject when it comes to the health of your lawn. Unfortunately, many lawn treatment companies overlook this or just don’t know how to address this. Fertilization and weed control practices suffer due to pH oversight. Ask any...

Winter Treatments for Your Lawn

Winter Treatments for Your Lawn

As we roll through December, so has the rain and somewhat milder temperatures. Steady rains and a little bit of warmth here and there have no tangible effect on dormant grass but it does create a great situation to start a new weed cycle. These are conditions that I...

Fall Army Worms

Fall Army Worms

The weather as of late has turned favorable for an insect that can cause mass destruction in your lawn - the Fall Army Worm. Our weather in North Texas has become wet and cooler as we start September. This is a major red flag for me and we need to be aware of this...