Tag Archives: Lawn care

Gardening on the Gulf Coast: Spring Lawn Care

Gardening on the Gulf Coast Lecture Series: Spring Lawn Care with Horticulture Agent Michael Potter, starting at 10am. Sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Southeast Region. Explore best practices for spring lawn care, with expert tips for growing the best lawn. This is a presentation via MS TEAMS.  FREE with registration, and browse online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gardening-on-the-gulf-coast-tickets-137506051301

After Freeze Spring Turf Care

After Freeze Spring Turf Care Stephen Brueggerhoff, CEA – Horticulture; Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 3/28/2021 Winter Storm Uri inflicted widespread damage to our communities this past month, and some of our neighbors may still be recovering from the event. The freezing temperatures certainly impacted our landscapes, with each plant showing varying damage symptoms such as discoloration, vegetation softening and woody stems becoming brittle and prompting our desire to prune the problems away. I have asked neighbors to have patience and monitor their plants for any signs of… Read More →

Green Gardening Series: Garden Preparation

Garden Bed  and Lawn Preparation, presented by Horticulture Agent Stephen Brueggerhoff. Learn the best methods to prepare your home garden beds for successful ornamental plantings, and tips to getting your lawn ready for a great spring season. Sponsored by Angleton Parks and Recreation Department. All classes are held at the Angleton Recreation Center. Green Gardening Series promotes best practices in home garden development and management. Instructed by Brazoria County AgriLife Horticulture Agent Stephen Brueggerhoff and Brazoria County Master Gardener experts, topics will include vegetable production as well as… Read More →

It’s a Lawn Story: Watering Grass in Summer

Keeping up with lawn appearances can have its challenges in the heat of a good old Gulf Coast summer. We had a long stretch this summer where plentiful seasonal spring rains became a memory, and watering regimes may or may not have been modified to fit the season. Our efforts should be focused on home turf maintenance practices that are based on science and a little bit of common sense. Let’s talk St. Augustinegrass, the grass of choice for home yards and appropriate for our region. St. Augustinegrass… Read More →

A Sea of Green: Lawn Care