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 »

Summertime Aeration

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Summer is a great time to aerate a bermudagrass or zoysiagrass lawn in Oklahoma. The root system on these warm season grasses is very active during the warmth of summer, so roots will absorb oxygen from the soil efficiently and new turf roots will grow into the new holes in the soil made by the… Read more »

How to Keep Weeds out of your Flower Bed

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Our lawn care service in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas controls weeds in your home lawn, with applications of fertilizers and weed-control products to the lawn. However, we don’t apply these same products into landscape beds where flowers and shrubs are located. Sure, some of the granular fertilizer pellets will shoot into adjoining beds… Read more »