Tip of the Day — Feb. 22

Weeds are probably noticeable in your lawn right now because they are likely to be green while the grass is still tan. A weed-and-feed formula isn’t the best choice to control them now because grass hasn’t started actively growing yet so adding fertilizer is a waste. Choose a broad-leaf weed killer formulated for your type of lawn grass.

Tip of the Day — Feb. 20

If you have live oak trees, chances are they’re raining leaves. Don’t be alarmed. This is the normal time of year for them to drop the old leaves and sprout new ones. You can compost them or use them as mulch. Shredding will help them decompose quicker.