St Augustine Lawns Articles


There is no fertilizer application ban in Pinellas, it is a nitrogen blackout.

For the Pinellas County urban environment, a St Augustine lawn is the best. A healthy lawn is good for the environment and is good for you. A St Augustine lawn is a biological filter around your home that cleans, filters, cools and looks great

Organic Lawn Care Tip: Mow St Augustine grass at 3" or higher and you will your lawn will require less water, fertilizer, and pesticides to look great.

Lawn Myth: A lawn isn’t a lawn unless it is short, like a golf course or it is just a hayfield. Not True! A lawn is a lawn when it looks good.

The spongy cushiony feel of a St Augustine lawn is natural and necessary for the survival and health of a St Augustine lawn. Thatch is not a serious problem in St Agustine lawns

The best mowing height for St Augustine turf grass lawns is 4" or higher. Lawn damage, brown spots and dead thin turf are caused by mowing height below 4”

Instantly transforming a lawn from brown to green comes at a price. A newly sodded lawn is about $5000.00 by contract or about $1000.00 plus a whole weekend of hard labor for the DIY.

Guide to best when and how to mow, water, apply fertilizer, apply bug killer insecticides and weed killer herbicides to your St Augustine grass lawn


What causes those lime green or yellow areas in your St Augustine Lawn? It is from a lack of iron. Learn how to fix it


The best method or way to remove, mulch, rake or burn  Live Oak tree leaves on a St Augustine grass lawn is to use a mulching mower


“I would love to live here!” said no one when looking at a desert.

Summer sun, heat, and rains are yielding to cooler mornings, shorter days and less rain. This is a transitional period for your lawn

Many believe mowing a lawn is good for the lawn. Nothing could be further from the truth. Mowing stresses a lawn. And nothing stresses a St Augustine lawn like mowing too short.

St Augustine turf grass lawns do not pollute water, they de-pollutes the air and water by composting pet waste, dust, pollen, harmful chemicals and more


What to do for a St Augustine turf grass lawn in February? In Clearwater, your lawn is transitioning from semi-dormant to spring growth spurt.