It’s that time of year again. Yep, our typical hot summer weather is almost here! With the increase in temperatures comes our seasonal decrease in turf quality; you may have already noticed this throughout the community.
The Rye grass planted for the winter lawn has begun to wither out, showing brown patches and appearing dry in areas. This is not uncommon from years past. In fact, it’s happening a little later than the previous couple years. As the Rye begins to fail, the Bermuda base under it is beginning to thrive. Over the next several weeks you will notice the following steps being done to help the Bermuda grow in the turf sections:
With a strong management plan, plus some timely practices, the goal of great looking turf and water conservation can be achieved.