Landscape Basics - Guide To Gardening In North Texas

Whether you’re new to gardening in general, or just new to gardening in the Lone Star State, understanding the nuances of the climate and soils are the first steps in planning and planting your outdoor space. With a little help from this guide, and a bit of determination, you too can create a lush lawn, vibrant landscape or productive vegetable garden you can enjoy for seasons to come.

Wise Watering For a Beautiful Landscape

If your sprinkler system is not working properly, no matter how much you water the landscape suffers and water is wasted. Use this brochure to make sure your sprinkler system is properly operated and improved to efficiently apply water to your landscape.

Maintaining Sprinkler Systems

Sprinkler systems provide a convenient way to apply water to our landscapes. It is recommended to visually inspect your system running at least once a month it is in use, typically from April through October, and to correct any issues. Use this brochure to learn the parts of an in-ground sprinkler system and ways you can fix common problems to prevent water waste.

Choosing the Right Plants

for the Right Place

Gardening in North Texas means overcoming the unique challenges of our soils and climate. One of the keys to success is choosing plant material that is well adapted to our area, then incorporating them into a design where they will thrive season after season. Learn design tips, maintenance techniques and specific recommended plants with this brochure!

Comprehensive Lawn Care

Healthy lawns have many benefits. They add aesthetic value, serve as useable outdoor spaces, provide temperature control and erosion protection. Unfortunately, lawn areas are often over-watered, over-fertilized, or over-applied with pesticides which effect the overall health of the landscape. Learn about turf grass options, mowing tips, watering practices, fertilizer basics, controlling weeds, diseases and pests and a lawn care calendar with this brochure!