Weel here you are in a bit of a pickle. The city you live in has just given you a notice of violation because your lawn is brown and yellow instead of green. Your budget is already streched to the max and the price of water is very high in your area. You feel like you are caught between a rock and a hard place. I can relate.
Out here on the West Coast, brown grass is always a problem since we do not get any rain in the summer months. One year the City of Lake Elsinore actually hired a company to go out and spray the lawns of homes that had been on the market for a long period of time and the lawns were not being maintained. What a difference it made. Although I am not able to recommend a specific product, I have included several links and some photos of before and after that I think you will want to take a look at.
I know that it is a challenge trying to take care of your lawn when the budget is already stretched to the limit, but a nice green looking lawn helps to keep the value of a property up as well. Check out some of these sites and see if they can be f help. It is surprisingly economical to just spray your lawn green and not have to spend money you do not have on watering the lawn. Be sure to take some before and after pictures of your project and share them with the rest of the community.
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