1. Apply water only as fast as the soil can absorb it.

  2. For hanging baskets, planters and pots, put ice cubes on top of the soil to give your plants…

  3. Spring is a great time to give your irrigation system a checkup to ensure it’s working efficiently.

  4. Signs of overwatering: Leaves turn lighter shades of green or yellow, young shoots wilt, and sometimes algae or…

  5. Check your sprinkler system frequently and adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered and not the house,…

  6. Water dry spot by hand instead of running the whole irrigation system longer.

  7. Timing is everything when it comes to irrigation. Learn how to set your controller properly.

  8. Pruning properly can help your plants use water more efficiently.