S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 1 Praying for Rain! The Drought Continues in Central Texas Eliminate Fire Hazards Extreme heat and no rain is the perfect mix for brush fires. Since November of 2010, Treating Turf Affected With wildfires have destroyed over 3million acres of Texas land. Drought Stress Protect your property byIf your grass is turning a blue-green or silverfish color, then chances removing all dead brush andare you’re lawn is suffering from drought stress. It’s no wonder. debris and by deeply wateringWith temperatures hovering above 103 and watering restricted to 1-2 times a week. Mulch debrisjust one day a week now, we’re all feeling the stress of a long- on site or transport it away tostanding heat wave. Luckily all turf can survive drought stress, be disposed of in analthough some varieties hold up better than others. environmentally sound manner. Just be sure to remove any Buffalo: Very drought tolerant diseased plants or weeds that Bermuda, Zoysia: Drought Tolerant have already gone to flower from material to be mulched St Augustine: Tolerant in shade only and spread on flowerbeds soBe sure to water to a depth of 4-6 inches and allow to dry you can avoid contaminatingthoroughly between waterings to further promote healthy drought healthy plants.resistance.Upcoming Maintenance Items For Your YardSeptember October NovemberRemove dead Top off or replace Apply fall fertilizerbrush and check mulch and aerate and prep outdoorirrigation for water and top dress to spaces for holidayloss and leaks. replenish lost entertaining. nutrients.
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