Are Lawns more Susceptible to Disease and Pests During the Summer?

Summer is a growing season for many types of grass. If your grass spent the winter looking dead and brown the spring and summer can bring new life into it. This is great news for the aesthetics of your yard. A green and lush lawn is much more visually appealing than a dormant brown one. The switch to an active growing state means that your yard has additional needs and additional threats in the summer. Lawns can be more susceptible to disease and pests this time of year because pests and weeds are more active. And, you can inadvertently make your lawn even more vulnerable to these threats by watering it too much or too little. The good news is there are options that will allow you to add an extra layer of protection to your yard this summer so it can thrive.

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Ways to Protect Your Lawn from Drought this Summer

Drought is an ever-present threat to California lawns during the summer. The variable nature of California weather means that it is difficult to predict what the summer will be like in terms of precipitation. It is always a good idea to prepare your lawn for the possibility of drought so it is protected throughout the summer. You can protect your lawn from drought by strengthening it, adding in seed of drought resistant grass, and establishing a watering schedule.

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