- Root Problems– Grass needs oxygen to grow, & receiving too much water can produce air gaps in the soil, which can drown and kill your lawn.
- Fungal Damage– Too much water can cause grass roots to rot & can cause disease (often seen as yellow patterns in your grass; once lawn disease occurs, a lawn diagnosis is needed, and an aeration & over-seed is recommended in the fall.
- Loss of Nutrients– If your lawn gets too much water, important nutrients are washed away and then cannot be absorbed into the root system.
- More Fertilizer is Needed– Because your grass isn’t getting the nutrients it needs, you’ll have to use additional fertilizer to try and compensate.
- Poor Root Growth– Grass roots that don’t have to go far below the surface to find water can’t handle dry conditions, leading to brown and damaged portions of the lawn.
- More Insect Problems– When your grass has a shallow root system, the grass becomes stressed, making it much more likely to receive damage from insects and the aforementioned disease issues.
- More weeds– Heavy rain can cause your lawn to grow many weeds, that are often difficult to fight.
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