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Pesky Winter Weeds in Arizona

Posted by on Jan 20, 2020 in Uncategorized, Weed Control | 0 comments

Pesky Winter Weeds in Arizona

Are your winter weeds getting out of control? During the winter months, you will probably notice your lawn change significantly. For example, your lawn will become brown as it enters winter dormancy. You will also probably observe an overgrowth of weeds. Unfortunately, these pesky winter weeds in Arizona can be very difficult to remove, especially if you don’t have help or the right tools.  Common Arizona Winter Weeds Though there are quite a few varieties of weeds that you’ll see popping up in Arizona during the winter, one of the most...

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Basics of Lawn Care in Arizona

Posted by on Jul 19, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Basics of Lawn Care in Arizona

The desert climate of Arizona can pose challenges for lawn care. Knowing about common soils and grasses, as well as how to plan for each season, can help you to have a lush, healthy lawn. Arizona’s soil has three layers The first two layers of soil — surface and subsurface — are coarsest and contain organic matter to hold water and nutrients. The third layer, called subsoil, is finer and contains less organic matter. The soil contains clay, which is very alkaline, and often also includes salt, which means you will most...

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Monsoon Tree and Shrub Care

Posted by on Aug 24, 2018 in Plants | 0 comments

Monsoon Tree and Shrub Care

Arizona Monsoon Tree and Shrub Care In Arizona, our opinion of monsoon wind and rain is generally based on the amount of dirt and damage it may or may not blow our way. You might be on the outer edge of the storm and get just enough of the wind and rain to have tan desert sand stuck to your car like monsoon polka-dots. If so, you’re probably mildly annoyed and will be making a trip to the car wash. However, if you’re in the middle of the storm and you get to enjoy the wind, heavy downpour, and lightning from the comfort of your home, you’re...

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Arizona’s Monsoon Season

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in Desert Landscape, Lawn Care, Weed Control | 0 comments

Arizona’s Monsoon Season

How Arizona’s monsoon season effect on your lawn Arizona’s monsoon season came in early and came in hard this year! As dry as things have been for the last several months, the rain we’re expecting to see this season is desperately needed and potentially problematic… Monsoon Weed Control Because of the monsoon wind we’ve been experiencing, weed seeds have been spreading and are now lying in wait, in your grass and or rocks, both above and below the surface of your yard. Now that the rain is starting to fall, those seeds are going to start...

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How to Water Your Lawn in Arizona Each Month

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Lawn Care | 0 comments

How to Water Your Lawn in Arizona Each Month

When and How to Water Your Lawn in Arizona Recently moved to Arizona and aren’t sure how much water you need to water your grass? Here are a few tips and a month-to-month watering guide to ensure you water your lawn in Arizona correctly. Most homes in Arizona have lawns that need specific maintenance and care. Unlike other climates around the nation, in the desert, we only have two seasons for grass: Winter and summer. Due to our harsh summer temperatures and mild winters, it’s important to know how to properly water your lawn, all the while...

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Everything You Need to Know About Bermuda Grass

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in Bermudagrass | 0 comments

Everything You Need to Know About Bermuda Grass

Bermuda grass is a popular grass in Arizona. Find out why… Bermuda grass is found in climates and countries around the world. It is a perennial warm-weather grass, which means it grows back every year during the late spring through the summer months and also requires full and direct sunlight and good drainage. The best time to plant Bermuda grass, specifically in Arizona, is in late spring or early summer when temperatures begin to climb beyond 80° Fahrenheit. If you plant after the time slot, perhaps in late August, you run the risk of...

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Preparing Your Yard for Spring

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018 in Lawn, Lawn Care, Spring | 0 comments

Preparing Your Yard for Spring

It’s Just Around the Corner… Have You Prepared Your Yard for Spring? Spring in Arizona can vary in temperatures from the mid 50’s to the low 100’s! To make sure that your yard is ready for the warmer weather, it would be best to do a little work, preparing your yard for spring, before the winter temperatures begin to climb. Here are 3 tips for preparing your yard for spring: Tidy up your yard– Now, while the weather is cool, would be a good time to kill weeds, clear branches and debris and prune your trees or shrubs. Plant...

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How to Water Your Lawn in Arizona

Posted by on Mar 2, 2018 in Bermudagrass, Desert Landscape, Lawn, Lawn Care, Winter Rye | 0 comments

How to Water Your Lawn in Arizona

Recently moved to Arizona and aren’t sure how much water you need to give your grass? Here are a few tips and a month-to-month watering guide to ensure you’re doing it correctly. Most homes in Arizona have lawns that need specific maintenance and care. Unlike other climates around the nation, in the desert, we only have two seasons for grass: Winter and summer. Due to our harsh summer temperatures and mild winters, it’s important to know how to properly water your lawn, all the while conserving water.   Grass in Arizona is the healthiest when...

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Preparing Your Lawn for Spring Weather

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in Bermudagrass, Weed Control, Winter Rye | 0 comments

Preparing Your Lawn for Spring Weather

Spring is coming early this winter. Is your lawn ready for a warmer winter? It’s only January and your lawn already thinks that this warmer winter is the beginning of spring! So…looks like it’s time to start preparing your lawn for Spring. You’ll need to start feeding and watering it according to the weather and not the calendar. An important key to caring for your lawn in warmer weather, however, is knowing what kind of lawn you have. For those who have Bermuda lawns, there’s no need for preparing it for warmer weather. Bermuda...

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Fall Weed Control Video

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Lawn Care, Weed Control | 0 comments

Fall Weed Control Video

Want to win the game against the weeds in your yard this Fall? You’ve got the Home-Field advantage! Fall weeds come up quickly and can get really annoying really fast. However, with Green Keeper’s fall weed control, you’ll have exactly what you need to stop them from taking over your yard. We bring both a good offense and a strong defense, including the following two best team players: Pre-emergent herbicide Post-emergent herbicide If you bench those best players, you are bound to spend your time fighting for every yard of...

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