How to Keep Your Lawn Healthy in the Summer PART 2
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Zane Raudenbush, turf and herbicide specialist within the Davey Institute, talks about fertilization, soil and caring for drought stressed lawns.  

In this episode we cover:  

  • Fertilization (0:33)  
  • The difference between fall and spring fertilization (2:18)  
  • Importance of a soil test (3:30)  
  • Explanation and importance of PH (6:20)  
  • How to deal with poor soil (8:20)  
  • Growing grass in the shade (10:50)  
  • Taking care of drought stressed lawns (13:00)  

To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.

To learn more about fertilization, read our blog, Should I Fertilize Lawn in Fall? Yes! Here's Why & How.

To learn more about soil tests, read our blog, How to Perform a Soil Test (And Why You Need One!).  

To learn more about drought stressed lawns, read our blog, What Causes Brown Spots on Lawn? 

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