Over Watering

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What are some common lawn problems?

Over Watering

Over watering is as bad as under watering. Over watering causes nutrients to be flushed away from fast draining, sandy soils. In clay soils, standing water can displace oxygen, suffocating soil-dwelling microbes and leading to poor soil tilth. Water only deeply enough to moisten the desired root zone of the grass, and don't water again until the grass begins showing signs of stress.



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