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Florida and Texas DIY Pre-Emergent Lawn Care Guide

I wrote this plan specifically for “South Florida” as a winter pre-emergent and soil plan, but many of you could still benefit from incorporating a lot of this into your plans as well. Watch The Videos First off, make sure you watch the video I put out just this past weekend outlining the basics of the Florida Pre-Emergent Plan. I’m not going to get into the watering portion in this written guide, so just make sure you get down at least 1” of water a week anywhere in Florida.Even if your turf is brown and dormant, your soil is not and we don’t want it to dry out completely.Here is a fun video showing you some ways to get your sprinkler heads free from being buried after the long summer:   Controlling Weeds In Florida Lawns Keep in mind. There is no pre-emergent that controls every single weed.A pre-emergent weed control strategy is only a piece of the overall approach.No...

DIY Weed Control Is Cheaper Than You Think

What’s up y’all and happy almost Independence Day! Today we are going to do some cost analysis. I sent out an email Sunday announcing our sale we have going through July 7. In that email, I Illustrated the cost of the “Double Dark” which is a simple DIY liquid application you can do in summer to keep the lawn dark green without pushing growth during the heat. You can check out that one here if you missed it. Cost of DIY Lawn Care I got quite a bit of good feedback from that email because I think many times folks get sticker shocked at the cost of a product or pack - in this case, the Double Dark (2.5 gallons of MicroGreen and 2.5 gallons of Greene Effect) comes out to a cost of about $15 per application for a 5,000 sq ft lawn. (see the calculations here) Ended up that I got some very good feedback from that and...