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A History of Silversand Services Since 1983

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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 […]

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Melt Someone’s Heart

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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 […]

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Exterior Plant Asparagus Fern

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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 […]

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Exterior Plant Anthurium

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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 […]

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Smart Irrigation Month

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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 […]

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Tree Stressors

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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 […]

Landscape Design

Landscaping tips for our hot summer weather

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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 […]