Founded in 1980 by Ken Hyatt, Village Green is a family owned business that specializes in lawn care, landscaping, fertilization and weed control, sprinkler repair, and mosquito control. During the Holiday Season we also professionally install lights for both business and residential customers. Ken has always felt that the people behind Village Green are as important […]
Village Green’s Tuesday Tip: When installing sod it is extremely important to water by hand versus with your sprinkler system after you get it placed. Your sprinkler system can keep it damp, but you need to drench it to insure a good start.
I frequently get asked for proposals to re-sod St. Augustine. Most of the time the St. Augustine has been lost to poor watering and most of the time I tell the homeowner not to spend thousands of dollars on sod because the can grow it for free on their own. The photo below was taken […]
This is Virginia Buttonweed. What makes it tough to control is its viney roots underground. Most weed killers that are labeled for dandelions such as 2-4-D products will control it but you’ll need to make several applications to kill out all of the roots that it has. It’s this kind of weed that sends most […]
Can you guess which of the two Richardson lawns has its fertilization done by Village Green? Hint: Ours is the green lawn…
Here’s an example of freeze damage to a St. Augustine lawn in richardson probably from radiating off of the concrete. We’re going to use an 18-46-0 fertilizer made from dimonium phosphate to help the roots recover. We’re using this type of fertilizer instead of the normal ammonium nitrate because brown patch feeds off of nitrogen […]