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By Leann Sato
Nebraska Extension Master Gardener 

Master Gardener Tips for the Panhandle

 

September 15, 2022



Lawn Down and Brown? — That’s okay, let it rest. Grass protects itself from scorching heat by going dormant. Let it rest during summer’s heat and revive when Fall’s cooler temperatures arrive. A half inch of water about every two to three weeks will keep the crowns and roots healthy. Native, drought-resistant grass varieties, like buffalo and blue grama, will require less water during dormancy than cool season grasses. Save water and let the lawn rest until Fall.

Set Trees for Success — Trees are long-term investments in our landscapes providing shade, protection, and beauty. Hel...



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