This summer started off with heat and drought that surprised many of us. Home gardeners and “yardeners” have been caught off guard with their lawns and gardens suffering from lack of rainfall and extreme heat.

Don’t water enough and you’ll end up with a thinning or dying lawn. Yet water too much or at the wrong time of day, and you will be full of fungal diseases that also can kill your lawn.

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Cary Sims is the county Extension agent for agriculture and natural resources for Angelina County. His email address is [email protected]


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