My husband and I have been keeping an eye on the bare spots in our lawn, hoping the grass will miraculously reappear.
It's time to stop dreaming and start reseeding, the turf experts at Ohio State University say.
The latest issue of the Buckeye Yard and Garden Line newsletter notes that most Ohio lawns have received enough rain by now to green up. Spots that haven't revived yet aren't going to.
Now's the time to reseed those spots, since cool nights and warm days are optimal for grass seed germination. Weeds will take over quickly if the spots aren't reseeded, the newsletter notes.
It offers these pointers: