How to tell if your lawn needs to be watered.

In our last blog post, we discussed the importance of proper watering. This week, we'll dive in deeper to the subject and talk about how to identify a lawn that needs to be watered. Heat stress or drought can cause many issues for your lawn, including disease, insect...

Watering 101: Tips for Central Indiana Lawns

How can something so simple in concept be so confusing in practice? You'd think watering a lawn would be straightforward, right? You simply put water on the lawn. And while that is the general concept, most homeowners go to one of two extremes. They either water way...

Helping your lawn recover from the drought

The weather over the last few weeks has been nearly perfect for lawns – cool temps and good rainfall; unfortunately some areas aren’t recovering from the drought like we hoped.  Most of the severe damage is occurring on lawns with a southern exposure (because those...

Indianapolis irrigation service & maintenance

As the growing season draws to a close, it's time to think about shutting down your irrigation system. Lawn Pride has been servicing irrigation systems for years and has expert technicians on staff to handle all your repair and maintenance requests. From trouble...

Drought and weeds

Even though your lawn may be suffering, weeds seem to thrive. Why is that? Weeds thrive in distressed lawns. When grass is week, weeds sneak in. And during these high temperatures, most weed killer products do not work effectively and if they do work, they can take up...

Indianapolis water restrictions and lawn care

OK, so it finally happened. It wasn't a matter of "if", rather a matter of "when" and that is today. At noon. No more watering lawns for Indianapolis residents. The silver lining is that you can continue to water flower & vegetable gardens (with certain...

Time to water.

May temperatures have been higher than normal and we haven't received much rain. So...you're lawn may be suffering. We're seeing some lawns edge toward dormancy because of the unusually dry days we've experienced. A lawn that needs water will darken to a purplish hue....

Water Your Way to a Healthy Lawn

As Indianapolis lawns enter the heat of the season, you might be wondering how much water is appropriate for your lawn. The quick answer is that all Indiana lawns need 1 to 1.5 inches of water per week. But unfortunately very few homeowners actually know what to do to...