lawn care tips for saint augustine grass

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Lawn Care
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Many of us still remember the days gone by when St Augustine grass used to be very scratchy, and even today there are still many homes which still...
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Many St Augustine lawns can tend to go brown or straw colored over the winter months. This browning off can make the lawn unsightly for many...
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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...
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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...
Lawn Mowing
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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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Correct lawn mowing heights are important for all lawn types, and especially a St Augustine lawn, the differences in mowing heights can mean big...
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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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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...

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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Broadleaf weeds are a real problem for St Augustine lawns, this is due to the popular herbicides which are usually used to control broadleaf weeds in lawns can often severely damage or kill a St Augustine lawn. For this reason, the lawn owner will need to be very...
Lawn Watering
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Wetting agents are a wonderful new addition for the homeowner to care for their lawns and gardens, which have been released and risen in great popularity over the last couple of decades.
Lawn Diseases
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If a St Augustine lawn has developed circular patches of dead, brown or dying areas of turf, then the most likely cause for these brown patches will be a lawn fungus disease called Brown Patch. Brown Patch lawn disease is triggered in a similar manner and time of year...
Lawn Repair
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Lawn coring provides many benefits for home lawns, and this is especially true for many St Augustine grass lawns too. And the major benefit for...
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We talk about thatch in St Augustine grass a lot on this site, and that’s mainly because it is a real concern and real trait which is...
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The thatch in St Augustine lawns has always been a concern for owners of this grass type. If not properly controlled and managed throughout the...
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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...
Lawn Pests
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Mole crickets are another garden pest that can cause damage to our Saint Augustine lawns. These unusual looking creatures will burrow and tunnel...
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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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There can be many reasons why a lot of birds will become active on a St Augustine lawn at any one time. When in small quantities - birds are a...
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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 -...