Where we came from: Silversand Services started as Komp Lawn and Landscaping in 1983 in a garage in west Houston. The company was founded by Patricia and Richard Komp. By early 1994, Jimmy Collins, Kay Nelson and Somir Paul had joined the company as part of the management and shareholders team. In December 2008, the […]
Previous Next Holidays are our busiest time of the year here at Silversand Services, but that didn’t stop us from making time to give back to the community. This year we took part in “Melt someone’s Heart”, an event which we helped 30 kids in need. We are proud to say, we have an amazing […]
Silversand Services was happy to sponsor the 2019 Friends For Charity Foundation’s annual Turkey Rock and Bowl event. Our company and team believe strongly in creating and sustaining thriving communities and were thrilled to support K9’s 4 Cops, a non-profit foundation, dedicated to just that: building safer communities and schools through the placement of K9 […]
Azaleas bloom in spring, and their flowers wilt only a few weeks later. They do not need as much sun as other plants; they live near trees and sometimes under them.
Asparagus Fern is a branching perennial herb with tough green aerial stems which are sparsely covered with spines. The leaves are actually leaf-like cladodes, which are 0.8-2 cm long and 0.1-0.2 cm wide, and arise in groups of four or more from the stem. Occurring in spring, the small white or pinkish-white flowers are 0.3-0.5 […]
A shrub (up to 2.5m) with dark green, shiny leaves. The pinkish-white flowers open in spring and last a long time. They are followed by scarlet berries (turning black) in the fall.
Anthurium grows in many forms, mostly evergreen, bushy or climbing epiphytes with roots that can hang from the canopy all the way to the floor of the rain forest. The stems are short to elongate with a length between 15 and 30 cm. The simple leaves come in many shapes; most leaves are to be found at the […]
July is officially Smart Irrigation Month, which is a public awareness campaign to promote efficient water use. As we all know, water is our most precious natural resource. Here is a relatively new and exciting way in which Silversand Services can help you save money when it comes to irrigating your property or lawn. Smart […]
Maintaining Your Landscape In Hot Weather Conditions: So far, this is an interesting season for growing turfgrass and keeping plant material healthy. We glided into summer with lots of 80 degree afternoons and rain showers came more incrementally and routinely than we can remember. Now the heat and the dry conditions are hitting and plants are […]
We are seeing very interesting symptoms in the established trees on our properties right now. Initially this season, we saw very little signs of stress, insect, or disease (fewer incidences than normal). Here in the last few weeks, we have seen signs of stress in established trees. We have also received isolated reports of older […]
Texas can be a challenging place to create and maintain beautiful landscapes. Drought is common and weather can be extreme. However, with a little knowledge and professional help you can have the landscape of your dreams. Your property offers a great opportunity to extend your living space and create a gathering spot for family and […]