Easy Ways to Maintain a Healthy Lawn in the Summer

Lawn Care Tips

Summer heat can take a toll on Lawns. Especially if you mow too low or ignore early signs of pests. Your lawn grass can become lifeless or die in small or large patches. Keep your lawn grass looking at its best all summer long by using these tips.

1- Make sure you are not using more water, then your lawn needs. By placing several empty jars on your lawn, after you water your lawn. Measure how much water in each can to know too much water you use, and if you are watering the lawn evenly. 2 to 3 inches of water every week, should be sufficient.

2- Fertilize the lawn every for to six weeks using a Slow Release Lawn Food.

3- Apply a Pre-emergent weedkiller to your lawn in early spring to prevent crabgrass and problem weeds all season long.

4- Mow your lawn regularly as soon as the new growth reach more than 1/2 inch. For varieties like Tifgreen Bermuda Grass you should mow at ½-1 inch, and common Bermuda grass at the 1-1 ½ inches mark.