how to green up my lawn

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by browningv308, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. browningv308

    browningv308 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 160

    hello is it too late to green up the lawn it pretty hot and dry here and the grass is brown and dead last year this time i put the sprinkler on it but I'm not home enough anymore and that has to be done regularly is there some type of fertilizer that will work thanks
  2. golfguy

    golfguy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 108

    Nope, unless you can water you will have to live with it until the rains return. Your grass has went dormant and will remain that way until it receives moisture.
  3. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,969

    Browning (BTW the name fits your post)

    Try Sherwin & Williams low luster in the shady you like best.
  4. Team-Green L&L

    Team-Green L&L LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,775

    A nice irrigation system and a good fert. program and we could have you green in time to cut it once more before winter.
  5. whoopassonthebluegrass

    whoopassonthebluegrass LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,305

    LOL! I was gonna do the same smart-azz post! (Seeing as how that's all most of my posts are...)
  6. heritage

    heritage LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,358

    Hire a Pro.

  7. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 15,778

    Yes, you are too late. If the lawn has went dormant due to lack of water it is best to leave it like that. Bringing a heat stressed lawn out of dormancy during a drought is very stressful on the lawn and could kill it.
  8. LushGreenLawn

    LushGreenLawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,120

    Lesco does sell turf paint, Its really more of a dye.
  9. All Season Bill

    All Season Bill LawnSite Member
    Messages: 187

    So Jones

    Are you actually telling him not to water? Bad advise!

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