Tag: watering

Drip Irrigation rule changes

Drip irrigation has exploded in popularity over the past few years – not surprising since current Stages 1 and 2 rules allow drip to be used every day. That’s a problem because drip can use more water than people think. SAWS is still working with the community to determine the final rules on drip irrigation.… Continue Reading Drip Irrigation rule changes

Fall for less water

Your landscape is preparing for its long winter’s nap. That means it doesn’t absorb as much water, and soil evaporation drops significantly. Autumn is the ideal time to stop widespread watering — especially with your irrigation system. It’s as easy as 1-2-3. Cut run times in half. For a lawn in full sun, reduce the… Continue Reading Fall for less water

Water less to avoid lawn disease

Crisp autumn air is a welcome relief after a brutally hot summer — unless you’ve been overwatering your lawn. Cooler temperatures and increased moisture make your grass susceptible to fungal disease. Bermuda, zoysia and St. Augustine grasses are all vulnerable to these common turf diseases. Take-all root rot or take- all patch: characterized by yellow… Continue Reading Water less to avoid lawn disease

Fall Back on Watering

Shorter days are on the way, temperatures are cooling down, and your landscape is preparing for its long winter’s nap. That means it doesn’t absorb as much water and soil evaporation drops significantly. Autumn is the ideal time to stop widespread watering — especially with your irrigation system. It’s as easy as 1-2-3. Cut run… Continue Reading Fall Back on Watering