lawn care tips for saint augustine grass

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Lawn Care
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All new roll on sod can be an expensive option for many people, especially when we begin talking about new lawns for larger areas to be turfed. St...
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All lawns have a tendency to lose a lot of their color and health over Winter, this is due to the lawn going into a state of semi-dormancy, and in...
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The popularity of St Augustine grass has continued to rise over the past few years. There has been two reasons for this sudden jump in the sales of...
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Most lawn fertilizers on the market today contain only a few basic nutrients, which will usually be 3 of the major nutrients, and perhaps two or...
Lawn Mowing
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Cylinder lawn mowers provide a wonderful finish to our lawns. That beautiful flat finish that we see on bowling greens is due to the lawns being...
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A healthy Saint Augustine grass lawn can grow at a very fast rate during peak growing seasons, in fact, a St Augustine lawn which is receiving...
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St Augustine grass is a major concern when it becomes overgrown, and if the lawn is not managed or mowed properly when it is in an overgrown state, a...
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St Augustine grass is a lawn type which is best suited for partial shaded conditions. Not only does St Augustine have very good shade tolerance...

Saint Augustine Lawn Care

Hello. Welcome to Saint Augustine Lawn Care.

Saint Augustine Lawn Care shares lawn care tips on how to maintain a strong, healthy green lawn. Achieving a healthy Saint Augustine lawn is often not as difficult as many may believe, and most lawns can be improved in quality with basic knowledge of lawn care practices, many of which can be quite simple to learn and follow.

Saint Augustine Lawn Care Tips

It's our hope to share some of these lawn care practices, as learned through many years of experience in lawn care, as well as other study and research into lawn care, with lawn care tips specifically suited to Saint Augustine grass lawns.

Good lawn care practices involve looking at every aspect of how our lawns are growing, what they need for optimum health, how to recognize and treat lawn problems such as lawn disease, lawn bugs and lawn weeds, how to mow lawns properly dependent on environmental factors at the property, fixing lawn soils and damaged lawns, as well as general information on Saint Augustine lawns and how to best look after them.

Thank you for stopping by, and best of luck with your own Saint Augustine lawn, hopefully there may be some good lawn care tips here that may be able to assist you to have your own beautiful lawn.


Lawn Weeds
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Crabgrass is a terrible weed to have in our home lawns, it’s a very weedy and fast growing annual grassy weed that spreads very rapidly, and can be difficult to eradicate. If we have Crabgrass in our Saint Augustine lawns, then the very best way to remove this weed...
Lawn Watering
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With a few changes to our watering practices, we can easily create a more water wise or water efficient St Augustine lawn, which is more resilient to heat stress, remains healthier throughout the year and will tolerate drought a little better. All this while using less...
Lawn Diseases
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Dollar Spot is another of the common lawn diseases which can affect St Augustine grass and is most commonly seen in Spring through to Fall. Dollar spot is most noticeable by its patterns of small spots of discolored grass, which are most often 1 to 4 inches in diameter...
Lawn Repair
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Lets face it, many St Augustine lawns, especially those grown in full sun, will have a limited lifespan. The main reason for this limited...
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Having our lawns turning brown, or even if the lawn is turning a yellow color is a cause of concern for most of us, and is a signifier that we...
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Vertimowing is a term used to describe the de-thatching process for lawns. The process is designed to remove the old dead layer of thatch from...
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Thatch is one of the greatest problems associated with St Augustine lawns, the problem is that St Augustine thatches much more heavily than any...
Lawn Pests
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Billbugs are another one of our bug friends which like to lay their eggs in our beautiful lawns, unfortunately for us, these eggs hatch into...
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Black beetle can be a problem for owners of all lawn types, including St Augustine grass lawns. A native of Africa, the black beetle goes...
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Japanese Lawn Beetle can equally effect a Saint Augustine lawn, as it can with any other lawn type. The damage from Japanese Beetle occurs when...
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While we may think about many different lawn pests that can wreak havoc to our lawns, such as beetles, larvae, caterpillars, sod webworm etc -...