How to Keep Your Lawn Healthy in the Summer PART 1
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Zane Raudenbush, turf and herbicide specialist within the Davey Institute, talks about best practices for maintaining your lawn during the heat of the summer.

In this episode we cover: 

  • Hot, dry weather (0:45)  
  • Dry grass (1:36)  
  • Transpiration (3:50)  
  • Homeowner lawn watering (5:15)  
  • Ideal watering conditions (6:42)  
  • When to put grass seed down (10:16)  
  • Best practices for grass seed planting (12:50)  
  • What types of grass seed to plant (17:40)  
  • Where to find the proper grass seeds (20:44)  

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To learn more about dry grass, read our blog, My Lawn Is Turning Brown In Summer...What Do I Do?
To learn more about the different types of grass, read our blog, What Type Of Grass Do I Have?
To learn more about planting grass seed, read our blog, Best Time To Plant New Grass Seed: Pros and Cons For Each Season.

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