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Why Choosing Your Holiday Lighting & Décor Contractor Wisely Is So Important

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Safety Measures to Take While Hanging Christmas Lights

October 5, 2020
Safety Measures to Take While Hanging Christmas Lights
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Why Bother with Holiday and Christmas Lighting?

August 25, 2020
As Christmas and various holidays roll around, many people dread having to string outdoor lights. Hanging outdoor lights is not only time consuming, but a dangerous task to perform one’s self depending on where you hang them.
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Dang! It’s hot…

August 9, 2019
Our lawns are either thriving or diving right now! If you’re watering correctly, mowing high weekly, have good soil for roots to go deep and a great Fertilization & Weed control program then chances are your lawn is one of the best on the block!
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QUICK! Check for Bagworms

June 9, 2019
Bagworms are here, Check your Evergreens!
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Controlling Grub Worms – The What, When & How!

April 30, 2019
There are two main grubs in our North Texas region, European Masked Chafers and Japanese Beetles. One has one life cycle per annum and the other has multiple. Here are a few bullet facts from a local expert entomologist on these insects that destroy our lawns.
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Controlling Fire Ants

March 29, 2018
At Higher Ground we take fire ants seriously! Because as most Texans know it’s a big problem, see the USDA map below. That’s why we have sought out the best product for eradicating them from our commercial and residential client’s properties.
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Lawn Care must do: MOW HIGH!

August 2, 2017
Weed vs. Grass! Who’s going to win?
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Healthy Lawn Basics

August 2, 2017
We start with the fundamental cultural practices – THE BASICS.
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HG News Update

July 21, 2017
We just recently started using a Zspray Sprayer that assist us in doing our job efficiently and thoroughly which in turn gives you better results. For our larger properties it is very likely you will see us riding around on our new ZSpray- Zero Turn Ride On Sprayer.
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Higher Ground North Texas Watering Guide

July 5, 2017
You know fertilizing and controlling weeds are just one component of a beautiful lawn. There are a hand full of cultural practices that in many regards are even more important than fertilizing and weed control. The one I want to discuss today is watering.
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Round 4 – Balanced Summer Fertilizer

June 15, 2017
In R4 we want to transition from stand alone High Nitrogen fertilizer to a more balanced Fertilizer. As always we are using a liquid foliar nutritional fertilizer that we spray for maximum absorption and efficiency of product. We use a 18-3-6 blend and also add in our organic root enhancer product that you may have noticed we use a lot of throughout this year.
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Round 3 – Liquid Nitrogen, Fe,Mg,Mn, Seaweed Extract

May 1, 2017
This round our goal is to work toward more green up and blade tip production through the use of nitrogen. In addition we always strive for overall health with micro nutrients and root development with seaweed extracts and fulvic acid. Remember in R2 we wanted to push root development not try to artificially stimulate the production of chlorophyll.
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HG News Update

March 20, 2017
We were just ranked as one of the top “THREE BEST RATED” local companies in our trade by ThreeBestRated.com.
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Round 2 – Soil Supplements & Root Enhancer

March 15, 2017
Hey Neighbors, in case you’re wondering what is being applied to your lawn please read on!
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