July 23, 2012
Austin Heath of Austin’s Lawn Care & Landscaping says the grass in unwatered areas like this park in the Woodland Park subdivision is dead or dying.
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Plants can’t avail themselves of lemonade and air conditioning to beat this suffocating weather. Thus, much of the local flora has been taking a pounding from one of the hottest, driest summers to blister the Midwest since the droughts of 1988 and the 1930s Dust Bowl.