New Year, New Yard The new year brings with it new opportunities and resolutions. Maybe one of your new year resolutions is to spend more time outside, to plant a garden for the first time, or to renovate your existing garden. We want to help you achieve those resolutions by offering three incredible design ideas […]
Winter officially arrived a few short weeks ago, and even though most of East Texas has been experiencing a mild December, Old Man Winter will soon show his face, bringing in much colder temperatures. One thing to keep in mind as winter settles in is keeping your plants safe from freezing temperatures. Just like humans, […]
What is Hydromulch? Hydromulching, which is sometimes also called hydroseeding or hydraulic mulch seeding, is a method of planting grass in which a mixture of water, fiber mulch, tackifier (an adhesive substance), and seeds are sprayed over an area to prevent soil erosion and promote re-vegetation. The mixture is applied to the area from a […]
With temperatures in the triple digits at the end of summer, all of East Texas, including your yard and plants, might feel like they are wilting in the summer sun. Texans expect summers to be pretty dry and this summer is shaping up to be following norms. However, the long summer days still invite us […]
It’s wintertime now, but that means Spring is on the way. With a little planning and not too much effort, you can act now to freshen up the look of your workplace (or home) for the springtime. Here are a few suggestions which would work well for most locations in our part of East Texas. […]
Many property owners want to take care of their property, or at least make it look appealing, but don’t know how to do it. Throughout our 68 years of service we’ve picked up a few tips on how to care for your lawn. Many of these tips can be done by any homeowner. Read these tips […]
East Texas may not often experience the extreme winter weather common in the far northern states, but it does get cold enough to freeze. That means it can kill or damage some outdoor plants if they’re not protected. There are a number of things you can do to get your winter landscaping ready to survive […]
It depends… what do you want it for? Do you want it for your children and pets to run around on in your yard? Zoysia grass is the most comfortable, thick, beautiful grass you can buy in East Texas. It is twice the cost of other grasses, but you’re paying for the comfort. This is […]
Unity is obtained by the effective use of components in design to express the main idea through consistent style. Unity can be achieved by using mass plantings of one plant and repetition using the same plant in different areas. Each area of the landscape must complement the central garden theme and blend together. Balance in […]
This summer, Petty’s Irrigation, Landscape and Pest Control held a contest for a Backyard Makeover. The winning family was the Crains of Tyler, TX – Jamie and Rachel Crain, and their two children. They won a $28,000 custom makeover for their backyard including sod, irrigation, plants and shrubs, outdoor lighting, a grill, some hardscaping – […]
For most homes, a flower bed is the first thing visitors see. It adds life and vibrancy to bland colors and cold materials. It catches the eye as people drive by.
Winter is mostly over and spring is arriving. That means all the plants are preparing for their “time in the sun” and growth spurts. Unfortunately, “all the plants” includes weeds. The best method of preventing or reducing weed growth is to maintain a thick, healthy lawn and a quarterly weed control program. Professionals at Petty’s […]
Our Pest Control expert weighs in on pesticide use and dangers with KETK. Earlier this week, our Pest Control expert JD Garza was invited to an interview with KETK in regards to the recent accident in Amarillo. Pesticides were used (not by Petty’s), that, when combined with water form a deadly gas. This caused four […]
Come take a look at the process of installing a tree in difficult areas!
A great example of landscape designs that Petty’s can do for your home!
Our latest artificial turf installation!
After developing a sterling reputation for installing the best irrigation systems available, Petty’s takes great pride in preparing and constructing premier commercial flower beds. We pay careful attention to soil preparation, drainage, and all other environmental conditions to ensure healthy plants and grass on every installation. By taking your project from start to finish, we […]
Petty’s own, Sharon St John, visits our friends at Fox 51 for a gardening segment.
Residential and commercial uses for synthetic turf.
Typically, the first thing that comes to mind when you think of herbs is using them to create savory meals, making teas or to help cure ailments such as lowering blood pressure. Herbs play many supporting roles in your garden and you will enjoy the added benefits of having them close in hand for use […]
By Sharon St. John – Garden Designer, Artist, Speaker & Writer
…considering the soil is a critical first step that must be taken when analyzing and developing solutions for drainage problems.