lawn care tips for saint augustine grass

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Lawn Care
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Ask many people when the best time of year to fertilize lawns and gardens is, and most will reply ‘in the Spring’. But what does nature say about...
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All lawns have a susceptibility to lose at least some of their dark green color and health over Winter, this is due to the lawn going into a state of...
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These are some basic Saint Augustine lawn care tips to follow to keep our lawns in the best and healthiest condition possible. Should the lawn...
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Many soil types that have a high clay or silt component will cause ongoing water logging and drainage issues for a new St Augustine lawn being grown...
Lawn Mowing
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A healthy Saint Augustine grass lawn can grow at a very fast rate during peak growing seasons, in fact, a Saint Augustine lawn which is receiving...
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Saint 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...
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Saint Augustine grass is a lawn type which is ideally suited for partial shaded conditions. Not only does Saint Augustine have very good shade...
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Mowing lawns without a catcher has many benefits, and a few drawbacks as well, but like with all things there is usually a balance to be found in...

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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New roll on Saint Augustine sod will arrive at its new home freshly harvested from the turf farm, and will arrive without one very important item necessary for its very survival, a root system! Yes, the new Saint Augustine turf will arrive with very little soil and...
Lawn Diseases
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Another of the more common lawn diseases to affect St Augustine grass is Powdery Mildew. Powdery Mildew not only affects lawns and grasses of all types, but also affects all plant types too. So in the case of a garden which is showing signs of infestations of Powdery...
Lawn Repair
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All lawns and plants need direct sunlight for life. Sunlight is the solar power generator which drives the photosynthesis process in lawns and...
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Lets face it, many Saint Augustine lawns, especially those grown in full sun, can oftentimes have a limited lifespan. The main reason for this...
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While Saint Augustine grass does do a very good job at standing up to wear and tear, it can still become damaged due to overuse for long periods...
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Seeding in Saint Augustine grass lawns can be a concern for many lawn owners. While all lawn types go to seed, as do all plants in one form or...
Lawn Pests
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There can be many reasons why a lot of birds will become active on a Saint Augustine lawn at any one time. When in small quantities - birds are...
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Black beetle can be a problem for owners of all lawn types, including Saint Augustine grass lawns. A native of Africa, the black beetle goes...
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Japanese Lawn Beetle can equally affect 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 -...