Lawn Grass - 3 Tips for keeping your lawn green

Hank Kerfoot - Monday, August 06, 2012

lawn grassHow to keep your lawn grass thriving during drought season.

As the majority of our country is in the grips of one of the worst drought seasons in our history, caring for your lawn grass can be overwhelming.

Here are three tips that will help your grass survive tough growing conditions.

1. Water Less Frequently: To encourage deep root growth, you should water your lawn grass less frequently and for longer amounts of time. Give the lawn a good long soaking infrequently. If you water frequently the roots will stop growing in search of water.

2. Mow High: Many homeowners make the mistake of cutting their grass too short. For best results, you should mow your grass high. Mowing your grass too short can weaken it. By keeping a longer blade, the grass has a better chance at surviving drought conditions and keeping weeds from taking over. Don’t wait until your grass is overgrown. Mowing your lawn helps to encourage growth and lushness.

3. Control Pests: Pests can do great damage to your lawn. Stay on top of managing bugs, weeds, and rodents. Some homeowners will choose plants and flowers that do not attract yard pests. There are many options available to you whether you use chemical treatments or organic treatments, take a proactive approach to pest control to ensure a healthy lawn.

For the best solutions for a healthy and lush lawn, contact the experts at Modern Turf. Call them today at (803) 691-9890.