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3 Ways Zoysia Grass Differs from Bermuda Grass

Distinguishing Between Bermuda and Zoysia Turf If you’re unsure whether you have Bermuda grass or Zoysia grass in your lawn, there are a few key ways to determine the type of grass. In Oklahoma, Bermuda grass is the most common type of grass found in lawns. However, if you suspect that you may have a […]

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What is the best type of lawn sprinkler?

The most efficient sprinkler for any lawn The most efficient way to water a lawn would be to have a professionally installed underground sprinkler system. They provide excellent coverage and reduce waste, but have a hefty upfront cost. Best lawn sprinkler for a large lawn The best type of sprinkler for a large lawn would […]

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Interview with a local real estate expert: How a healthy lawn improves your curb appeal while selling

We recently interviewed Jimmy Hughes, Broker Owner of JMR Realty Oklahoma. Jimmy works with both buyers and sellers, and has listed over 67 properties to date since opening his brokerage in early 2021. Jimmy shares his expertise on selling a home in OKC, and why proper lawn maintenance is a must. Let’s talk about lawn […]

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Landscaping Maintenance for Rental Properties

The landscaping around your rental property occupies an important place in your whole strategy for attracting high-quality tenants. The landscaping must be thoughtfully planned and well maintained to make your rental look inviting in real life and alluring in photographs. You want the landscaping to improve the curb appeal of your property to the point […]

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How Does a Pre-Emergent Herbicide Work?

Each year in the spring and fall, you begin hearing the phrase “pre-emergent” being tossed around pertaining to lawn care. (Did you know you can also use a pre-emergent in your flowerbeds?!)   If you haven’t already read our post about what a pre-emergent is, you should do so. But now we’ll take a quick look […]

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What Is the Average Teacher Salary in Oklahoma City?

After 10 years of budget cuts, Oklahoma teachers are among the lowest paid in the U.S. Find out exactly how their salary compares to other states here.

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Sylvester Stallone Caught in OKC Face-Down in Lawn Near Wheeler District

Please Share: April 22, 2022 OKLAHOMA CITY – A late-Spring heat wave appeared to be too much for the film icon, or so it seemed. Stallone is currently in Oklahoma City shooting the Tulsa King TV series. An Oklahoma City man, Marcus Broomstalk was jogging yesterday afternoon near Wheeler District when what appeared to be […]

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When Does Grass Stop Growing in Oklahoma?

Learn when grass should go dormant in Oklahoma, dangers that make it stop growing early, and how to prepare your lawn for changing seasons.

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When to Fertilize Your Lawn in Oklahoma

Here are the best times to fertilize warm-season and cool-season grasses, plus the best way to properly fertilize your lawn.

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Common Weeds Found in Oklahoma 

Read here about the common weeds that may be invading your lawn and how to fight them.

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