The best grasses to grow in your Texas yard.

The type of grass you choose for your  Texas yard should be determined by the climate and the purpose of your yard. Texas has a broad range of climates, from arid in the west to humid in the east. Find more about the various types of grass to identify the most suitable lawn for your ideal garden.

Warm, Transition or Cool Season Grass?

If you’re new to lawn maintenance, the first thing to consider when selecting grass for your lawn is whether you need warm-season grass or cool-season grass.

Cool-season grasses thrive in temperatures ranging from 65 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit, While
warm-season grasses flourish when the temperature ranges between 80 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit.

Because Texas has such a broad range of temperatures throughout the state, your choice may vary based on your location.

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Heat and drought resistant grass varieties

Warm-season grasses thrive in climates with temperatures ranging from 80 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit. It is most typically seen in Texas and other warm-climate areas, both humid and dry. These grasses are typically found around the Gulf of Mexico.

Warm-season grass care suggestions:

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Transitional zones cover places where temperatures rapidly increase or decrease. Because grass will be exposed to both cool and warm temperatures in the transition zone, the variety that you choose must have a higher tolerance to grow. If you live in northern Texas, you should probably plant transitional or cooler season grass.

Cool Season Grass For Texas

Need help to make the right choice?

We can assist you in selecting the grass that is most suited to your region and the functionality of your garden. Contact us immediately so we can start planning your dream garden.

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Lawn care

Innovation Grounds Lawn Care Services offers routine yard mowing your Austin, Texas home or property.

Our grass cutting service includes edging along concrete surfaces and walk paths, flowerbeds and trimming the perimeter of the lawn and remove debris from the clippings. Get in touch today and let us keep your yard looking great

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Innovation Grounds can create the outdoor living space you’ve always wanted. We work closely with Round Rock, TX nurseries and suppliers so we can offer you the very best options for your new landscape such as native plant life and soft scape elements. Whether you are wanting to make a few simple changes to your current yard or want a complete redesign, give our professional landscape designers a call. 

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