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The easiest way to determine which kind of grass is growing in a person's yard is to take some samples to the local Cooperative Extension Service or a nearby nursery. The types of grass that thrive in a yard depend on th... More »

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Zoysia grass is proven to grow well in the Houston area. This type of grass is shade-tolerant in southern states, and several varieties are available depending on the area's particular conditions. More »

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The reason as to why many plant species, including most grasses, are green is the presence of chlorophyll. This is a bright pigment that absorbs blue and red light, while reflecting green light. Blue light has high frque... More »

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According to Southern States, many variables determine the best grass for a yard. Climate, plant durability needs and lawn maintenance requirements should all be considered when choosing a type of grass. More »

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Figure out if you have weeds in your grass by searching your yard for any plants with different characteristics from grass. While grass has long, thin blades and no stems, most weeds have broad leaves that branch off fro... More »

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Types of grasses that might be found in the yard on purpose include St. Augustine grass and Kentucky blue grass. Grasses that are considered weeds include broomsedge and barnyard grass. More »

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To repair the damage caused by dog urine in the yard if the grass is still green, increase the frequency of nitrogen fertilization or the amount of fertilizer used and ensure adequate watering to prevent salt accumulatio... More »

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