Older lawns may have grass varieties that just can't handle the heat. The grass may grow in bunches or have thick, ugly blades. Also, a hot summer can leave bare spots and thin areas around the lawn. New grass varieties have been developed to be able to handle scorching heat and still look good. Scotts® Turf Builder® Grass Seed Sunny Mix with Bluegrass 3-1-0 is the ideal product for open yards with high sun exposure and stays green even in scorching heat and drought. The best time to reseed lawns are in the fall or early spring when conditions are optimal for grass growth.
Or, consider overseeding your existing lawn with Scotts® Turf Builder® Clover Lawn which is specially formulated with strawberry clover to establish quickly. Adding clover to your existing lawn is a great way to create a green, low maintenance lawn that doesn't need a lot of water. It's deep roots help your lawn stay greener, longer during short-term drought, and when you return the clover clippings to the lawn after mowing, it self-fertilizes – meaning less work for you!
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