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Old 07-15-07, 02:00 PM   #1
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My lawn is finally brown

At last, is has been dry enough here that with a little judicial short cutting of my lawn last Thursday brown has appeared. There, that should slow the stuff down.
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Old 07-15-07, 02:04 PM   #2
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The amount of rain we are having over here- Even in the drought ridden South East- I don't think there is much worry about that for a few weeks. We may get a summer in August but I think we had that in April.
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One of the advantages of moving to very hot North Carolina is Bermuda Grass. Brown in the winter, green in the spring, summer and early fall, and light green during droughts, but it doesn't die. Hope your lawn recovers.
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The lawn will recover but the roasting madmax will get from his wife for killing the lawn might be a problem.
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Don't take my original post wrong...........................I'm in no hurry for the lawn to recover...
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Don't take my original post wrong...........................I'm in no hurry for the lawn to recover...
My lawn service suggested I water mine because it was turning brown. I told him I wasn't about to waste water on grass and hoped they would be skipping any further applications while it was "resting".
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I was enjoying our drought earlier in the year. Now we are getting so much rain I can't get it cut fast enough. I wish I could afford to Astro Turf the whole yard!
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At last, is has been dry enough here that with a little judicial short cutting of my lawn last Thursday brown has appeared. There, that should slow the stuff down.
YES, YES....more time to ride!!!!! Have at it maddmaxx, you have earned it!!!
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Congratulations! Summer does not truly arrive until the lawn is a nice golden brown.

One of the best days of my life was when we held the pre-divorce garage sale just prior to my moving to a lawn less abode.

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Yep, didn't have to cut this weekend up in MA.
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Ours is turning brown too. I wish it would rain just to help the garden ... but not too much or the grass will turn green again. A few summers ago it was parched here, with the grass turning completely brown & dust kicking up out of it. When it started raining again, it bounced back like nothing had happened. So I don't worry about it.
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