Wendy Mills

Weed and Feed vs. Fertilizer

Weed and Feed vs. Fertilizer

Products labeled as “weed and feed” are a combination of broadleaf herbicide and grass fertilizer. They often include a high-nitrogen mix of beneficial minerals, which is good for common North Texas grasses. However, there are pros and cons to using a weed-and-feed product versus applying your fertilizer and herbicide separately. While a 2-in-1 package deal […]

Mulching 101: What You Need to Know

Mulching 101: What You Need to Know

Mulching 101: What You Need to Know Mulching might sound like a boring and mundane activity, something that’s easy to just pass over in favor of more critical lawn care tasks. However, mulching your lawn and garden is an easy and affordable way to ensure their health and add a touch of texture to your […]

Different Types of Lawn Mowers: What Are Their Uses?

Different Types of Lawn Mowers: What Are Their Uses?

Lawn mowers are an essential tool for those who want to ensure their back and front yard are looking sharp and well-manicured. Anyone who takes an investment in caring for their lawn likely owns one. However, not everyone knows the different styles and their uses. This information can be beneficial in choosing the right machine for […]

How to Improve Soil Aeration

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How to Improve Soil Aeration

Soil aeration is the process of improving your soil’s ability to “breathe.” The word aerate means exactly what it sounds like- to provide airflow. Aerating your soil is something most lawn care professionals recommend doing about once per year. But why is it important that your soil be able to breathe? And what exactly is […]

Seasonal Yard Care: From Winter to Spring

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Seasonal Yard Care: From Winter to Spring

What kind of seasonal yard care should you focus on this spring? Transitioning from winter to spring mainly involves preparatory work in your yard. Things tend to warm up a bit earlier here in North Texas, so some plants may be emerging from dormancy before “true” spring arrives. With the days slowly getting warmer and […]

Spring Weed Pre-Emergent

Spring Weed Pre-Emergent

For gardeners and lawn lovers, spring is a celebration of new growth as your yard slowly awakens from winter’s dormancy. Yet every seasoned homeowner knows that certain unwelcome plants have been germinating all winter, long before they make their woeful appearance on your turf. TLC Landscapes is well-versed in the proper use of weed control […]