lawn care tips for saint augustine grass

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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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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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Dichondra Repens has been a trusted and favorite lawn substitute for many people for a long time. Also known as Kidney Weed, this ground cover is a...
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Many of us still remember the days gone by when Saint Augustine grass used to be very scratchy, and even today there are still many homes which still...
Lawn Mowing
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Mulch lawn mowing has continued to rapidly increase in popularity in recent times. While mulch mowing is not a new concept, most of us have been...
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Mowing lawns can seem like a very simple task, after all, what’s really involved? We start the mower and push it over the grass, the grass is cut,...
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Correct lawn mowing heights are important for all lawn types, and especially a Saint Augustine lawn, the differences in lawn mowing heights can mean...
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For those of us living in warmer climates where we experience no frost, snow or other extreme cold weather conditions in Winter, but instead often...

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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All lawns will develop weeds at regular intervals, and one important rule needs to be followed whenever spraying for any lawn weeds, which is to ensure we do not spray lawns too close before the next lawn mowing or too soon after the last lawn mowing. We should never...
Lawn Watering
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Wetting agents are a wonderful new addition to the products available for homeowners 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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Once an outbreak of lawn disease has occurred in our Saint Augustine grass lawns, the very best methods to begin treating it are also the best methods for the prevention of lawn disease. So if we haven't already been following these cultural management practices to...
Lawn Repair
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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...
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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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Top dressing lawns is another tool we can use to help our Saint Augustine turf in two different ways. The first reason to top dress a Saint...
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It can be disconcerting when an entire lawn loses its dark green color and instead becomes pale or straw colored. Oftentimes this can occur in...
Lawn Pests
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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 -...
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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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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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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...