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What Temperature Is Too Hot To Water Grass

Warm weather can both benefit and harm your lawn. Knowing the ideal temperature for watering grass is essential for achieving a lush, healthy landscape. 

Too hot, and it will be difficult to keep your grass hydrated and strong. But too cold and the water won’t penetrate the ground properly and can even freeze in extreme conditions. 

The optimal temperature for watering grass is between 15-25°C (60-80°F). Anything above this range can cause the water molecules to evaporate before they reach the roots of your lawn. It’s during these warmer times that you should extend the duration of each watering session so that moisture is fully absorbed into the soil.

Additionally, try to avoid overwatering when temperatures rise as this can further accelerate evaporation rates and leave your turf lacking vital hydration.  

To maintain good health, use more frequent but shorter bursts of water while applying no more than 4mm per day on a ” soak and dry ” cycle, allowing time in between sessions to encourage deeper root growth during hotter months. This strategy not only conserves water but also reduces runoff caused by heavy or overuse of watering.

Finally, try supplementing with mulch which acts as a natural insulator against excessive heat release from sandier soils, thus helping in retaining moisture long after rain or irrigation cycles have finished!

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