How is your lawn? If you’re worried about your lawn as we head into summer, you may want to take a few steps to protect it. It’s a lot easier to care for your lawn than you might think. If you’re careful, you should be able to improve your lawn’s overall health.

Make Sure Your Grass Is Getting Enough Water

Because the sun tends to be very hot during the summer, the grass doesn’t always get the water that it needs. You may have to provide your grass with more water than you normally do – more on lawn hydration.

Pay close attention to your grass. Make sure it is getting enough water. If your grass is starting to look brown, you need to make some changes to the way you water.

Keep Away Pests

There are a lot of pests that are active in the summer months. If you are able to keep these pests out of your lawn, it’ll be easier for you to maintain its health.

Find out what pests are causing a problem for you. From there, look for ways to deter them. You should be able to keep the most common pests away from you.

Add Grass Seeds If Needed

If your lawn is looking a bit thin in spots, you could try sprinkling some grass seeds on your lawn. If you lay down some seeds, you’ll be able to encourage new grass to grow. Grass seeds are cheap to obtain, which means it should be easy for you to fix your lawn.

A lot of people struggle with their lawns during the summer. Often its about failing to keep your lawn properly hydrated during those warm spells.  Don’t let this happen to you.  To find more about some of the best lawn watering systems available, visit CarefulGardener.com for a full range of garden hose accessories or visit the Careful Gardener Facebook page or Careful Gardener Pinterest page.

If you put in extra effort and give your lawn the care that it needs, you’ll be able to keep it looking great all summer long.