Advice from a certified irrigation specialist:

Lawn Watering FAQs

  • Do I have to “go brown” in order to conserve water?

  • What is the main mistake people make when it comes to watering lawns?

  • What is over-watering?

  • What is the best time to water your grass?

  • How often should I water my lawn if you are on an every other day sprinkling restriction?

  • Is the recommended one inch per week the same for all lawns, whether on flat ground or steep hills?

  • What is the easiest, most practical way to keep my lawn green and not waste water?

  • Why does longer grass stay greener longer?

  • What are some tips for people thinking of installing automatic sprinkler systems?

  • Once an automatic system installed, what else should people do?

  • What about fertilizer and soil pH?

  • Many people say they’ve added sand to improve drainage. Is that a good idea?

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