Water Management

Mismanagement of water is a major contributing factor to many pest problems. Too little can stunt growth of trees, reduce development of root systems, and fruit yields, exacerbate the injurious effects of many pests. Severe water stress causes leaves to drop and fruit to remain on trees. Excessive watering kill roots by depriving them of [...]

Water your lawn with free water

Downspouts alone can’t keep roof water away from your foundation! A Properly installed underground downspout can be very effective at keeping the water from reaching your basement. fill in any low areas, and slope the ground away from the foundation. Serious problem can occur with downspouts that discharge the water right next to the foundation! [...]

What time is best for watering a lawn?

The best time for the irrigation system to water the lawn is in the early morning. Watering early does not allow the water stay on the turf longer than normal. The morning dew that normally forms on grass in the morning washes off any airborne disease spores. As the suns rises the grass blades can [...]

How much to water your lawn

How much water to apply for great looking lawn In Utah as a guide to water and develop a lush healthy lawn with a deep root system apply 1″ inch each week. Every sprinkler system is unique. It is impossible to determine the amount of time required to put down right of water. You can [...]

Autumn harmony

There is harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!-Percy Bysshe Shelley

watering

Water your lawn in deep and infrequent intervals, around 1 inch of water per week, including rainfall amounts. Light and frequent watering will promote a shallow root growth which benefits weed growth much more than lawn growth. During the summer, when the lawn, gets a darker shade of green and your footprints remain imprinted on [...]

Lawn Watering

Approximately one inch of water per week is adequate for maintaining a healthy lawn. A can or rain gauge will help you to determine the amount of water applied by the sprinkling system. Don’t use a fixed schedule for lawn watering. Apply water only when it is needed. Over watering your lawn can promote diseases [...]

The best time to water your lawn

BEST TIMES FOR LAWN WATERING * Water during the cool parts of the day to minimize water lost to evaporation. Early morning  (3 a.m. to 8 a.m.) are the best, and peak water consumption hours(3 p.m. to 9 p.m.) Should be avoided. * Avoid watering during the midday hours when it is hot and sunny to [...]

Short lawn height is a unhealthy to your lawn

The most prevalent abuse people do to work against their lawns health is the height they mow their lawn. We need to understand how vertical growing of bluegrass, fescue and rye blended turfs are structured and what happens when we cut them like a horizontal structured plant (golf course greens). What makes a vertical growth [...]

Sprinkler Audits

It’s easy for a sprinkler system to waste water; the common culprits include leaking pipes, broken valves or sprinkler heads, to a malfunctioning controller. It’s estimated that about 50 percent of all water used for irrigation systems is wasted due to inefficient sprinkler systems. By contacting a LawnAide professional to audit your sprinkler system, your [...]