A dead or dying lawn is never anything a homeowner wants to face. However, there is no denying that this summer has already been a scorcher. Even with appropriate lawn maintenance, your grass could face some serious damage from the sun.
Many homeowners get concerned when brown splotches or dry patches appear on their dying lawn. This means it’s either dead or dormant, and it’s time to take action. At Executive Lawn Care, we veer away from using chemicals and perform our jobs the all-natural way. Here are some of the steps you should take when trying to revive your lawn after summer has made its mark in your yard.
When Should You Revive Your Dying Lawn?
The best time to reinvigorate your lawn after a drought is during the late summer or early fall. During this time of the year, your soil temperature is at its highest and allows for your lawn to easily get a jump-start on its recovery.
The three best actions you could take are actually quite simple when done right:
If a good portion of your lawn has been damaged by the sun, get ready to reseed and refeed life into your yard. Talk with a lawn care professional and figure out the type of grass you have and what is recommended in your area.
Once you’ve learned all about your lawn type, it’s time to spend an afternoon raking up the soil and properly seeding your lawn in preparation for growth during the fall. We recommend capping off this process with a high-end seed-starting fertilizer to encourage growth as soon as possible.
After reseeding, the feeding aspect comes into play. Remember, Texas soil isn’t as nutrient-dense as you need it to be for proper growth. So, a healthy amount of all-natural fertilizer will help prevent several problems that could plague your growing grass.
Without fertilizer, your lawn is subject to:
- Extensive weed growth
- Bug infestations
- Thin grass
- Continued patchiness
Mow at the Highest Setting
Finally, even when your lawn is growing, never forget to continue giving it the TLC it needs from consistent lawn mowing. Our recommendation is to mow every one to two weeks.
Don’t mow too short, though! Raise your mower to the highest setting in order to provide a level of shade for your budding grass leaves.
Executive Lawn Care Helps Revive Your Sun Soaked Lawn
If you need help reviving or replanting your lawn after a long summer, Executive Lawn Care is here to help. We offer quality residential lawn care services that bring a natural rejuvenation to your curb appeal. Get in touch with us today to find out more about our schedule and services in your area.