Centipede grass - Eremochloa ophiuroides

Centipede Grass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

Centipede grass is a low maintenance, warm season grass. It is a common lawn grass in the southeastern US and Hawaii. It can be sensitive and hard to grow in less than ideal conditions, but in the right conditions it will thrive. So much so, that some people consider centipede grass to … Read more

Zoysia grass vs other types

Zoysia Grass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

Zoysia grass is a creeping, warm season grass that is known for its ability to withstand high temperatures, prolonged drought, and heavy foot traffic. Zoysia grass is native to Asia, but has been popular in the US for over a 100 years. Depending on the region of the US you live in, … Read more

Kentucky Bluegrass - Poa pratensis

Kentucky Bluegrass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

Kentucky Bluegrass, or Poa pratensis, is commonly known as common meadow grass, smooth meadow grass, and Kentucky bluegrass. While not native to North America, it is an incredibly popular option for lawns in the United States and is spread all across the country. Kentucky Bluegrass was brought to North America by the … Read more

st augustine grass - Stenotaphrum secundatum

St. Augustine Grass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

The warm-season grass Stenotaphrum secundatum is also commonly known as buffalo turf in Australia. It is commonly seen in many areas of the south-eastern US, in South America, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and Australia. However, St. Augustine grass is not found in Hawaii, South Africa, or New Zealand. Interested in other types … Read more

bermuda grass - Cynodon dactylon

Bermuda Grass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

Bermuda grass, also known as Cynodon dactylon, and commonly called scutch grass, wiregrass, dog’s tooth grass, and couch grass, originated in Africa. While it is an invasive species there, in the United States is it commonly used for lawns, thanks to how durable it is and how well it can stand up … Read more

white house south lawn

Best Lawn Grass for your area

If you choose a lawn grass type that is well suited for your particular environment, it will make life much easier for you throughout the seasons. Some grasses need just the right circumstances to grow well. If the grass type you choose is not optimal for the region you live in, you … Read more

types of lawn turf grass

Types Of Lawn & Turf Grass

Growing a great lawn can be more difficult than some people expect. You need to take into consideration the area in which you live, and if you have cool or warm seasons. What kind of shade or sun you have in your yard, and annual rainfall. Choosing the right lawn grass type … Read more

lettuce

Fast-Growing Vegetables for Spring and Fall

When there isn’t as much daylight as in summer, you need vegetables that grow fast so you can harvest in time before winter. In addition to fast growing vegetables, some vegetable cannot take the heat of the summer sun, and do much better during the cooler months of the year. Here are … Read more

winter garden tips

7 Winter Landscaping Tips

Your garden is not something that can only be enjoyed in the warmer months of the year. Even if your climate is too cold to really make use of your outdoor space, you’re still looking at it through the glass from within your house. So it makes sense to have some elements … Read more