Top 10 // How to Keep Your Grass Green the Smart Way


Green Lawn

It’s that time of year when it seems like no matter how much you water your lawn, it still goes brown. USU Extension can help!

The Grass Is Greener… On Both Sides!

Contrary to popular belief, there is so much that can be done to keep your lawn green without wasting water. Utah is the second driest state in the nation based on annual precipitation, yet among the top per capita users of water!

Do you know where most of that H2O is going? Yep, that’s right, straight into the dirt. Over 60 percent of residential water usage is used outdoors!

Of course it’s preferable to have a green lawn, but once you see the cost that excessive watering has on your bank account and the environment, those yellow patches and prickly grass blades suddenly seem much more endearing.

Fortunately, USU Extension has figured out a way to make the grass greener on both sides! Here are 10 tips to help keep your lawn green during the roasting summer heat. Do you want to know what the best part is? Most of these tips are free and will actually help you save money!


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