Summer Rain in Central Texas: 6 Things You Need to Know about Your Lawn

By | 2018-07-09T18:02:39+00:00 July 9th, 2018|flood conditions, Lawn Diseases, Lawn Drainage, Lawns, mosquitoes, Summer, Weeds|

We love summer rain here at Emerald Lawns. But, how does that rain affect your lawn in [...]

Good Lawn Watering Habits

By | 2018-07-10T11:28:46+00:00 November 9th, 2017|environmentally friendly lawn, Lawn Drainage, water|

Watering on a consistent schedule works well. It makes it harder to forget to water your lawn and it helps you follow the designated watering scheduled placed by the city of Austin. However, be conscious and considerate of your grass’ response to this given schedule.

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Functional and Decorative Landscape Mulching

By | 2018-03-14T12:07:21+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Bed Mulching, drought, environmentally friendly lawn|

Landscape Mulching inhibits weed germination and growth, helps hold in soil moisture, moderates soil-temperature fluctuations and can help keep plant roots cooler in summer months.

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Why is Soil Carbon Important in Your Lawn?

By | 2018-03-14T12:07:21+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|essential nutrients, fertilizer, grass, macronutrients and micronutrients, microorganisms|

Carbon is one of the pieces of the soil food web puzzle that often goes overlooked. Maintaining a balance of Carbon to Nitrogen at 20:1 in the soil directly helps support a healthy soil food web. This will give you healthy plants. It is the energy/food source needed for the beneficial microorganisms within the soil.

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What are the components of healthy soil?

By | 2018-03-14T16:00:59+00:00 July 20th, 2015|carbon, environmentally friendly lawn, essential nutrients, macronutrients and micronutrients, microorganisms, types of soil|

Soil is the source for all food and fiber consumed on Earth. It is a medium composed [...]

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