The Watering Paradox

Aug. 14th, 2019 by W Scott McAdam Jr.

If I had a dollar for every time someone told me they water their turf every other day for 15 minutes per zone, I’d be able to take a much-needed vacation.

A common belief among homeowners is that in order to keep your grass green and healthy, you need to water frequently, yet not much at a time, to avoid overwatering.  However, more negative than positive comes from this frequent, shallow watering:

Watering, Mulching Tips to Navigate Our Recent Dry Spell

Aug. 15th, 2016 by W Scott McAdam Jr.

Although we are far from the severe drought that has dogged California for the past five years, after a very wet April and early May, dry times have descended on our area. Since mid-May we have been experiencing drought stress.

Adding supplemental water through this very dry and hot period will greatly benefit your landscape plantings. In addition, mulching will help maintain moisture and promote overall health to your plants and overall landscape.

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