A common question among some of our customers is, “What are French drainage systems?” A French drain is the most common type of outdoor drainage system. It directs water to a drain rather than dispersing it within the landscape.
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We often get asked “What are grassy swale drainage systems?” A swale is an area of your lawn which is carefully graded to direct water. A swale may not be visibly noticeable. This is because it can be as little as a 1 inch drop of every ten feet to provide enough flow for it to be effective. It helps dissipate water over a larger area, or directs the water to a bog planting or a drain.
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Cutting back your blooms might seem a bit harsh, but seasonal pruning is beneficial to many flowers for a number of reasons. Therefore, we will discuss how to prune your flowers for Spring.
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Taking action for Spring will give your flower bed the early boost it needs to look amazing throughout the seasons. Therefore, we have put together a few tips on how to prepare your flower bed for Spring and Spring cleanup.
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Drip irrigation systems are continually growing in popularity and use. This growth is due to water restrictions and the desire to conserve water use in the garden, lawn and landscape. We will discuss the benefits of eco-friendly drip irrigation systems.
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Sprinklers help keep your lawn healthy and looking its best. However, winterizing your irrigation system prevents the water from freezing inside the system and causing damage. We will discuss the effects of not properly preparing for winter and how to prevent frozen pipes and winter damage to an irrigation system.
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The chilly air of fall and winter is finally descending upon us in Texas. As you prepare for colder weather with chores such as cleaning your fireplace or servicing your heating and cooling system, consider winterizing your irrigation system as well. We have put together a few tips on how to winterize your irrigation system in Texas.
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One of the many perks to life in Texas is the year-round gardening. Planting seasonally is one of the best things you can do for your garden. However, fall color depends on many things. Therefore, we will discuss planting for fall color in Texas.
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Many have spent a lot of time, energy and money on their lawn and garden. Therefore, you probably don’t want your plants to suffer in the relentless Texas heat. We have put together a list of heat tolerant plants so you know which types of plants are ideal to survive in Texas.
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Water-smart landscaping produces attractive landscapes because it utilizes designs and plants that are ideal to local conditions. We have put together the EPA water-smart audits for 2018.
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