Lawn Care - During a Drought


 

Occasionally lawns dry out during dry periods resulting in them having to be watered manually.

The symptoms include the turf turning brown and lackof growth

Other than the fact that the lawn looks unsightly, this is not as serious as it might seem.


Lawns are fairly drought resistant compared with other plants, and the grass will regrow once the rains return.

As mentioned under the Lawn maintenance (see related links column) if certain preventative measures have been taken earlier in the year, the lawn will normally recover when the wetter seasons arrive.

Having said that, following some do's and don'ts during the dry spell can help e.g.

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