Summer weather lawn care woes

How much has the lack of summer rain showers hurt your lawn? Send us your picture and let us know!

  • Even the grass in the shade has finally given up the fight! Todd Halverson - Beaver Dam, WI

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  • Mom's Lawn Diane Kaczkowski - Milwaukee, WI

  • March 28th, 2012 ... I was so proud of my lawn. Kelly - Sussex, WI

  • July 16th, 2012 ... not so proud of my lawn. Kelly - Sussex, WI

  • Lawn dormant, native prairie quite alive (No watering or other human intervention is taking place to keep the plants alive.) Deb - Franklin, WI

  • Anne with her two dogs playing in the leaf pile from a crab apple tree Thursday evening. The dogs are a Chesapeake bay retrievers - pup Jesse and two year old Brandy Anne Woltring - Germantown, WI

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  • Photo taken from my office window on S. Executive Dr. in Brookfield. I fondly refer to this picturesque view as the "Amber Waves of Grass" The lawn may be amber, but it does have a lovely baseball field pattern on it. Kimberly Owens - Waukesha, WI

  • The only thing growing are the weeds! Patrick G. Moore - Milwaukee, WI

  • To most dairy farmers, lawns are just for decoration....but our corn and hay fields are needed to feed our animals. This corn should be lush, green and several feet tall. Kathleen Hafemeister - Hustisford, WI

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  • Greenest lawn with the highest water bill...But I love my yard! JDKAZ - Milwaukee, WI

  • Our lawn has been ripped up for weeks and this picture is actually from July 3rd. WE Energies has been doing upgrades in our neighborhood since December and they finally got around to our street, only to abandon our lawn to the heat. Our lawn still looks like this (no work has been done), only drier now! Beth R. - Hartland, WI

  • My Great Dane, Lilly, was happy to play in the grass in May ... July, not so much!! Kari - Muskego, WI

  • Worst lawn brandy - milwaukee, WI

  • Everything is pretty dead behind the house... Mark Balestreri - Raymond, WI

  • Need rain! Maryanne - Elkhart Lake, WI

  • Backyard 2012 Ken Alfter - Hartford, WI

  • Mowing only takes 10 minutes - because we only have to mow where the sprinkler hits the area around our garden. Melissa Smiley - Oconomowoc, WI

  • Worst lawn brandy - milwaukee, WI

  • This is what happens when you don't water....The grass is greener on the other side! marie - waukesha, WI

  • Fall is my favorite time of the year but It's strange to be able to rake leaves in July from one of my crab apple trees. Keeping me company are my two chesapeake bay retrievers - Jesse, who is 13 weeks and Brandy who is two years old. Anne Woltring - Germantown, WI

  • It's a good thing horses like hay as that is all that's left of this once lovely lawn in Germantown... Andrea Srock - Mequon, WI

  • Cant get much worse josh neureuther - menomonee falls, WI

  • Our Front Lawn is City of Milwaukee Right of Way Gloria - Milwaukee, WI

  • If it gets any browner the dog will be camouflaged. Julie - Menomonee Falls, WI

  • The good news?........No lawn mowing! ddbreuer@wi.rr.com - Brookfield, WI

  • My backyard...burned to a crisp Mike - East Troy, WI

  • Backyard and field behind. Shari Schultz - Greendale, WI

  • The Back Yard... Liz Zaner - Glendale, WI

  • The San Andreas Fault in my Backyard! TBear - waukesha, WI

  • This is our front yard Liz Zaner - Glendale, WI

  • Really Dry! Dorothy - Pell Lake, WI

  • Between our two big dogs & the fact that we cut down our trees when we bought our house...we are paying this year. Christina Perrine - Pleasant Prairie, WI

  • If it gets any browner the dog will be camouflaged. Julie Woodall - Menomonee Falls, WI

  • Our side yard at our house in Muskego. The camera is facing towards the west. Bryan K. - Muskego, WI

  • The good news?........No lawn mowing! ddbreuer@wi.rr.com - Brookfield, WI

  • The good news?........No lawn mowing! ddbreuer@wi.rr.com - Brookfield, WI

  • Our yard is so dry the dog chokes on the dust when he plays with his ball. Helen Powers - Sheboygan, WI

  • Only thing growing or blooming........ weeds. carl chernouski - burlington, WI

  • My yard Sean - brookfield, WI

  • It hurts to walk on it! Rebecca Minor - Hartford, WI

  • This is my un-watered lawn in Watertown. At this rate, we may need to rethink the name of our city. Cristy - Watertown, WI

  • My Poor Yard In Dousman Wisconsin- Anne Stanisch Anne Stanisch - Dousman, WI

  • My Poor Yard In Dousman Wisconsin- Anne Stanisch Anne Stanisch - Dousman, WI

  • It Hurts To Walk In Our Yard its that crispy!!!! lol Anne from Dousman Wisconsin Anne Stanisch - Dousman, WI

  • This is my backyard, the yard is facing west Jay - Saukville, WI

  • This side of the house faces south Jay - Saukville, WI

  • Front yard facing east Jay - Saukville, WI

  • Nope, this isn't photo-shopped! Elisabeth - Racine, WI

  • After a lack of rain and over-exposure to the blazing sun, here is our brown lawn. Elisabeth - Racine, WI

  • The absence of rain has definitely hit hard in West Allis. Matt K - west allis, WI

  • water, please... Kathy - west bend, WI

  • The absence of rain has definitely hit hard in West Allis. Dry grass that crunches when you walk on it.. Matt K - west allis, WI

  • PLEASE PRETTY PLEASE RAIN Jerry Mack - Burlington, WI

  • We have not had rain or mowed since June 1st, although our granddaughter thought she was mowing over the weekend. Linda Oberholtzer - Richfield, WI

  • This is a picture of our front yard. DeefromElkhorn - Elkhorn, WI

  • It is in the shade but still not even a weed is growing now, just the crabgrass but it doesn't look very nice either. DeefromElkhorn - Elkhorn, WI

  • This lawn needs water :( Andrea - west bend, WI

  • dry oh so dry...can't even fill in the holes in the dirt :-( Jon Kurozawa - Milwaukee, WI

  • Oak Creek sheila k - oak creek, WI

  • Until this year I had a great backyard with many differnet flowers and plants. Still have the plants but the lawn is gone! Wasn't bad that it was just dead but now the dead grass has blown away leaving dirt. Please, rain and maybe save a piece of green grass!! Jim Ingman - West Bend, WI

  • No grass but plenty of weeds. Oh and the corn crops seem to be ok. (In the alley behind my neighbors house.) Karla M - Milwaukee, WI

  • Just a little bit crunchy!!!! Jana Goetz - Burlington, WI

  • No rain since may. Travis family - Whitewater, WI

  • Here is a close up of our lawn. Unlike some other photos there are no green patches. Angela E - Hartland, WI

  • lawn July 2012 Pat McGrath - Mount Pleasant, WI

  • It hurts to walk on it! :( Rebecca - hartford, WI

  • My home faces south east and receives direct sunlight from sunrise to almost sunset. Way to big to water on a daily basis. Carrie Ollis - Eagle, WI

  • "Dead brown patches had sprung up over night throughout my well manicured lawn They were everywhere." http://ow.ly/c9koV Katie O'Connell - Milwaukee, WI

  • To read more about AM 620 WTMJ's John Mercure's battle with his lawn, visit http://ow.ly/c9koV Katie O'Connell - Milwaukee, WI

  • Is your lawn under attack too? Katie O'Connell - Milwaukee, WI

  • Photo: Heidi Kleist Heidi Kleist - Town of Lisbon,

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  • Tyler's lawn in West Bend Tyler - West Bend,

  • Photo: Tyler's lawn in West Bend Tyler - West Bend,

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  • This is what part of my back lawn looks like :( charlynn95 - ,

  • And this is my front lawn :( charlynn95 - ,

  • Our neighbor started a fire in our lawn. I think that qualifies us for the worst lawn! (Although the firefighters said it will come back better than before, if we ever get some rain!) Charlotte Abt - ,