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Summertime Watering & lawn care tips tips

Well the Hot, Hot, Hot weather is here and not going away anytime soon. Along with the hot weather comes lots of problems with your lawn. Dry spots, weeds, bugs & fungus. Having a great lawn is not rocket science is just requires some simple steps.

1. Don't overwater, instead try watering less days but for longer on each zone. This will help promote strong root growth.

2. Move your blade up. Most people cut the lawn way too low, exposing the roots to the hot sun effectively  burning up the entire lawn.

3.Spot treat for weeds, instead of using a weed and feed try selectively killing weeds with a product like weed b gone.

4.Check for bugs. peel back the grass near dry spots to see if something is eating away at your roots and treat properly.

5. Don't water at night to prevent fungus. It is best to water early in the morning to prevent wasting water to evaporation.

6. Overseed whenever possible. More grass equals less weeds.

These simple tips will have you and your neighbors green with envy.


 Mike Russell is a REALTOR with Keller Williams Realty. Mike specializes in Johnson County Kansas Homes and Real Estate for sale. Mike is a tech savvy realtor with over 17 years experience. Did you enjoy Mike's Blog? Feel free to subscribe or join Mike on his Social Network to stay up to date on Overland Park, Olathe, Leawood, Lenexa, Shawnee and all of Johnson Counties real estate news and more...

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Comment balloon 1 commentMike Russell • July 16 2007 11:16PM
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