Hot Summer Plant Survival Tips

by | Jun 27, 2016 | Ask CMS Homes, Home Maintenance Tips | 0 comments

As a new home owner there are a lot of things on your mind. Getting moved in to your new home, managing address change, setting up utilities, registering for new school etc. but…

IT’S HOT! DON’T FORGET THE LANDSCAPE AND SOD!

Here are a few tips to keep your landscape and sod alive in the hot summer months:

    • Look at your plants: Plants will show their stress by turning grey or brown, drooping or dropping leaves and foliage.
    • Water deep rather than often You should be getting the soil soaks 10-12 inches deep. Take a stick or large screw driver and stick it in the ground. If it meets resistance at less than 12 inches keep watering.
  • Mulch is your friend Mulch not only looks great but it helps the soil retain moisture. Check it out and add 3 or 4 inches as needed.

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