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?

Answer from NGA
June 15, 2007
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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