Posts Tagged ‘watering tips’

Become Your Neighborhood’s Lawn-Watering Guru!

Lawn watering requires some finesse. Too little water can cause your yard to go dormant. And too much moisture can cause fungus and a shallow root system. Here’s how to simplify the process to hit that irrigation sweet spot. Beat the heat. The perfect time to shower the yard is early in the morning. It…

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Is “brown” in season? How water-wise is your lawn?

Lush, green lawns are a welcome part of summer. Despite what some lawn-shamers might say, by maintaining your yards, you and your neighbors are actually doing something environmentally friendly. In fact, eight average front lawns have the same air cooling effect as about 70 tons of air conditioning*. But there may still be times when…

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Water-saving tips for California’s drought-stricken lawns

Droughts can be a real drag on all types of plants, but droughts are cyclical and a part of nature. It doesn’t mean you need to rip out your green space for artificial turf, or create sparsely planted hardscapes (which reduce vital play space, create heat islands, and don’t drain and filter as effectively as a…

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Watering Tips for New Sod and Established Lawns

Could your lawn be actually drowning? While most of us are concerned about not watering our lawns enough, more lawns are damaged or destroyed by over-watering than under-watering. The right amount of water will determine your lawn’s overall health, beauty, and ability to withstand use and drought. Here are some of our best watering tips…

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