Summer Irrigation Tips for a Texas Lawn

Summer is upon us! Hot summers can be a tough time for many plants in Texas. Learning the right ways and times to water your plants is critical if you want to keep your lawn or landscape alive and healthy. This article will provide a few summer irrigation tips, as well as discuss signs your irrigation system needs to be repaired.

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What to Plant to Beat the Heat

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With the summer months soon approaching the temperatures continue to rise, and we often get asked, “What plants should I plant to beat the heat?” There are many things to consider when selecting the appropriate planting material, such as size, sun exposure, drought tolerance, salt tolerance, color, time of year that it flowers, and so on. Here are a few of our recommendations for plants that are not only drought tolerant and heat resistant, but can also aesthetically meet the needs of your project.

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Plant Care: Heat Stress In Plants

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When the weather suddenly skyrockets with temperatures above 85 F. (29 C.), many plants will inevitably suffer from ill effects. However, with adequate plant care of outdoor plants in extreme heat, the effects of heat stress on plants, including vegetables, can be minimized and almost eliminated. This blog will outline some of the basics of Plant Care: Heat Stress In Plants.

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