Does Your Lawn Have Drought Stress?

It may seem like summer is over.  The kids are back in school and it is almost Labor Day weekend.  The truth is summer isn’t officially over until September 23rd and for us in North Texas summer like temperatures can last well into October!

That is why I wanted to send out today’s quick tip on drought stress, because we’re seeing a lot of yards effected by it.

Drought stress is almost always caused by under watering.  In our experience the two likely culprits are not watering long enough and/or unknown sprinkler system issue that cause under watering.

If you are unsure if you have drought stress check out my short drought stress video here.  It will show you the telltale signs.

If you do see signs of drought stress in your lawn here is what you can do
to reduce possible damage to your lawn and landscape.

1.  Make sure your sprinkler is programmed properly and that you are watering long enough.  You can find a link to our watering guide here.

2. Test your sprinkler system to make sure you don’t have any nozzle or valve issues and that you are getting good coverage in all areas of you lawn and landscape.  Learn more about sprinkler troubleshooting here.

If you have questions or need help from one of certified sprinkler technicians, give us a call at 972-495-6990 or email me at ken@villagegreen-inc.com.  Our experts can make sure your system is working at its optimal level and that your sprinkler is programmed correctly which will save you time and money.

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