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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:07 am    Post subject: Why grass recovered after heatwave Reply with quote

In the heatwave my lawn was burnt. Thought grass would never grow again or need re seeding. But after the heavy rain following the heat it grew stronger than ever. what happened? Did the heat stimulate something and if so what
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have had similar miracle recoveries in various plants....and my birch trees are busily growing new fresh green little leaves !
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2013 4:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

what happens here is that the grass goes dormant and the leaves die off, when moisture levels increase it regrows from tissue lower down,
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I bet it looked like a disaster in the beginning, glad it all worked out in the end for you
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