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Local lawn care services welcome Friday rainSubmitted: 07/20/2018
Erin Beu
Erin Beu
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ebeu@wjfw.com

Local lawn care services welcome Friday rain
NORTHWOODS - Local lawn care services hope the rain we saw Friday will give them more business.

We've had 41 days of hot, humid weather this summer. That's more than double than last year.

Those temperatures are taking a toll on our yards.

Owner of "Brian's Fairway Look" Brian Perschon feels right at home behind a lawn mower.

"I just love cutting grass. I love doing it. It's not really work for me," said Perschon.

Perschon noticed the once glossy, green grass is now dry and yellow
Perschon uses fertilizer on the lawns he mows to avoid having to deal with dull grass.

"If you take care of it, it'll take care of you," said Perschon.


He's still hoping the rain Friday will revitalize some of those brown spots.

Customer's Choice Landscaping owner Bert Saal said the last couple of weeks he hasn't needed to mow for his customers.

"The grass has gone dormant from the lack of moisture," said Saal. "Once you start seeing it go brown, it takes a lot of moisture for it to become green again."

Saal knows the rain Friday will help his business, but don't expect your yard to be green up overnight.
"It takes a few weeks for that new grass to start growing again," said Saal.

And that's something Perschon will look forward too also.

"I want to be out there cutting grass," said Perschon.



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