What is wrong with my yard?
This page is meant to be a quick guide to help you answer the common question: “What is wrong with my yard?”and to diagnose some of the most common yard problems in the Austin area. This guide does not cover every possibility. Your own professional yard maintenance company is often a great option for help with your yard. The best landscapers rarely have the time to run around checking random properties, but they always make time for paying customers. If your landscapers do not have the time, or ability to help you with your yard, it may be time for a change. Contact us and we can help you answer, “What is wrong with your yard?”
I have a large brown spot in my yard when it gets hot, what is wrong?
Possible Answer: Shallow Soil
Possible Answers: Reflected/Radiated Heat
Why are there weeds in my lawn?
Possible Answer: Lawn Gnomes
Possible Answers: You need to increase your maintenance
My lawn is getting thin and is fading away, what is wrong?
Possible Answer: Traffic
Possible Answers: Shade AND Traffic
Why is there a part of my yard that is always swampy and wet?
Possible Answer: Bad Drainage
Possible Answers: Natural Spring (!?!)
I think my lawn has a disease. What do I do?
Possible Answer: Adjust your irrigation
Possible Answers: Improve the health of the lawn
My grass isn’t as green as I would like, what do I do?
Possible Answer: Top Dress the lawn with compost
Possible Answers: Change the grass type
Grass is growing all over my planting beds. How do I get rid of it and stop it from growing back?
Possible Answer: Grass Growing from the Lawn
Possible Answers: NUTSEDGE ☹
Plants die in my yard every winter. How can I keep everything alive in the winter?
Possible Answer: Use Different Plants
Possible Answers: Water