lawn care tips for saint augustine grass

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Lawn Care
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So many of modern farming and agriculture practices have been copied by the homeowner in use in our own yards, lawns and gardens. Ask so many when...
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Ensuring good soil health beneath our St Augustine lawns is the single greatest determining thing we can do to ensure a beautiful healthy and lush St...
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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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Having a St Augustine lawn turning brown can cause concern for many homeowners. St Augustine lawns turning brown can be either a natural part of the...
Lawn Mowing
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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...
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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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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...
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Mulch lawn mowing has continued to increase in popularity in recent times. Though obviously not a new concept at all, but when so many of us have...

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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Killing weeds in St Augustine lawns can require different types of weed sprays which may also be used differently, and with different guidelines for safety and application from their manufacturers. While there can be many different variables in their use and...
Lawn Watering
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St Augustine grass really does like a good drink of water, and will show signs of stress including seeding and discoloration when the lawn isn't getting enough water for its requirements. Apart from being a little thirstier, there are no real other differences in...
Lawn Diseases
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Leaf Spot is another of the fungal lawn diseases which can affect St Augustine Grass. The disease is most easily recognisable by the elongated spots which appear on the St Augustine grass leaf blades. The oval shaped spots can appear several times on each leaf blade,...
Lawn Repair
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Many regions have soil types which have a heavy silt or clay content which often results in the soil constantly retaining too much water at all...
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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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Thatch is one of the greatest problems associated with St Augustine lawns, the problem is that St Augustine thatches much more heavily than any...
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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...
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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Saint Augustine grass is actually a wonderful lawn type for naturally repelling ants. And for most healthy St Augustine lawns - ants will rarely...
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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...