A Forest is Trying to Grow in My Lawn

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Lawns are actually not natural. They are nice, healthy, and add tremendous environmental benefits to the urban environment. Mother Nature however is always trying to do her thing, which is attempting to eventually grow a forest in your lawn. That’s what these little tree saplings are that always pop up in Oklahoma lawns in spring…. Read more »

Will This Be Your Lawn?

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I took this picture of a new housing sub-division being built in the Broken Arrow area as I drove home yesterday. What was once a cow pasture with some scattered trees and such, has been scaped down with huge dirt graders in an effort to prepare the land for streets and houses soon. To get… Read more »

Finally a Freeze!

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We finally experienced our first hard freeze of the fall on November 19th, which is really late in the season for us here in Oklahoma. So you can finally put your mower to bed for the season! Fescue may need a trim into late fall though, especially to help remove and chop up leaves on… Read more »

Azaleas in Bloom

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It’s early November in Tulsa, and our azaleas in our front landscape are in full bloom! What’s up with that? With such a long stretch of warm weather into mid and now late fall, some plants such as my azaleas think it’s springtime I guess. It can be normal for some varieties to show a… Read more »