Creating a Healthy and Beautiful Lawn
Selecting the Perfect Turf
For a healthy and beautiful lawn, start by selecting the right turf grass for your home. Whether you’re looking for low maintenance, durability (can it hold up to the weekly family flag football game?) or you just need something that will grow in a little shade, there is a turf grass for you.
Put the Care into Lawn Care
This video builds off of the lessons from ‘Selecting the Perfect Turf’. Get a refresher on common types of turf and then dive into proper maintenance techniques, efficient water methods, and simple and effective fertilizer and pesticide applications.
Weed ‘Em and Reap – Weeds and Watering
This class makes sense of two of the most challenging issues many homeowners face. If you’re having trouble controlling unwanted plants in your lawn and landscape or if you’re confused about when to water and when to wait, we’re here to help. Learn the best approach to managing weeds effectively without the overuse of chemicals and your time so you can reap the rewards of a green environment. Thistle be a great class for sure!
How to Identify Sod Webworm in Your Lawn
Landscape entomologist, Doug Caldwell investigates a summertime insect outbreak that has appeared on a South Florida lawn. Many homeowners have reported witnessing sod webworms wreaking havoc on their St. Augustine lawns this summer. This video can help you identify the insect, its signs and symptoms, as well as provide options for treatment and prevention.
Beyond the turf – videos to beautify your yard
Made for the Shade
Many native and adapted plants thrive in shady conditions. This video offers a variety of plants from groundcovers to small trees that can add beauty and color to those areas in your yard that don’t receive full sun.
Plants Combos and Companions
Companion planting is the art of growing plants in proximity to each other because of their ability to enhance or complement each other. Learn from Dr. Becky Bowling on how to select plants that offer year-round color and texture with this beginner-friendly landscape design class. Give your yard function and purpose through plant combinations and companions.
That wraps up our week-long online program. We hope you learned something new and are ready to improve your landscape.
These videos will remain archived on The Woodlands Township Environmental Services Blog. Access for a refresher on your favorite topics any time.