With the summer of 2012 being a record-breaker in many parts of The United States for heat and lack of rainfall, it is not only an issue for farmers, but causes many problems for your home landscape. Keeping your landscape alive and healthy can be a challenge.
By following some of the tips above, your home landscape will have a good chance of recovering from the summer heat and drought. As of mid-July of 2012 most of central Illinois has received less than 2 inches of rain since May. The photo at the right shows a sample of how the landscapes are suffering in a typical neighborhood.