Lawn Length during Drought Period - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by cinful12001
June 15, 2007
During summer, especially when we are in a drought, is it better to cut the lawn short or keep it slightly longer?


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Answer from NGA
June 15, 2007

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In general, mowing high will allow the grass to shade its own roots and provide some insulation/heat protection for the roots. Mowing high also allows the grass the shade out weeds.

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