News and Ideas
Earthworks is always active in the communities of commercial landscapers and commercial property owners and managers. Below are articles that mention us or we have contributed to directly.
Winter is coming… and that means it’s time to prepare for winter watering. Unlike northern states, Texas does not get cold enough to require winter weatherization practices such as shutting down irrigation systems. Our winter temperatures and soil...read more
A rain/freeze sensor is a simple plastic device that is designed to shut off your property’s irrigation system in the event of freezing temperatures and / or rain. While they won’t track or predict the weather, they can help you save water. They also help...read more
Cooler weather has finally come to Texas, and that means leaves will soon start falling from the trees. Many people think of autumn as a time when fall breezes sends brightly colored leaves dancing through the air. In reality, leaf drop (as it’s called in...read more
Landscaping is a necessary and worthwhile investment for any commercial property. But how do you determine what to allocate for landscaping when planning for the upcoming fiscal year? Without a proper budget, a property runs the risk of overlooking vital...read more
The perfect time to leave a truly green mark on an apartment’s landscape is during the renovation. Property rehabilitation can not only upgrade the look and feel inside but improve out-of-date landscapes with a more modern – and sensible – look that’s...read more
As fall (hopefully) finds its way to our region, your property’s landscaping needs change. In addition to planning fall color changes, many of our clients want to find ways to maintain a healthy lawn during the cooler months by planting ryegrass. Ryegrass...read more
When it comes to property maintenance and beautification, there are few challenges more annoying than weeds. Left unchecked, they can overtake your property’s lawn and can be costly to eradicate. Pre-emergents can help stop this problem before it starts....read more
At Earthworks, we are committed to making your property’s landscaping look its best. We realized that a property’s physical appearance is vital to both potential residents and current residents alike.A well-maintained property is the result of attention to...read more
When summer heat is in full swing and the weather becomes hot and dry, irrigation issues are bound to pop up. If plants aren’t getting proper water, they can quickly develop heat stress and die off in as little as a week. Signs of Irrigation Issues Our...read more
Is your property’s water bill increasing despite your water saving initiatives? North Texas has a finite supply of water, and the greatest impact to this supply is a rapidly growing population. Some experts believe the growth North Texas is on pace to...read more
Well before weeds first germinate, the battle for control of turfs across multifamily communities begins. It used to be that a couple of good shots of weed killer earned the upper hand pretty quickly for maintaining an immaculate landscape in multifamily....read more
Preservation of natural resources remains a big topic in multifamily, enough that discussions about reducing energy and utility use typically fill a session or two at education conferences. Not long ago, an industry executive mentioned her company was...read more
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