EXTENSION CONNECTION: Spring lawn problems require patience

Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 06:52 PM.

Consistently warmer nights will allow soil temperatures to warm, which improves turf root growth, nutrient availability and lawn recovery.

If your lawn has not made a comeback by late spring or early summer, replant dead, declining areas.

Whatever you do, do not use lawn maintenance practices that do not work in Florida and contribute to your lawn’s demise.

FIND IT ONLINE:

See http://hort.ufl.edu/yourfloridalawn to learn how to grow a Florida lawn.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Teach Children to Save: April 22 to July 31. Youths who set a savings goal are eligible for a savings bond drawing. Complete an entry form and make deposits. Contact your bank orcredit union to participate. Details: 689-5850 or www.economiclivingexpo.com.



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