1. Don’t water your lawn on windy days when most of the water blows away or evaporates.

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

  3. Read the Landscape Watering by the Numbers guidebook to help you determine how long and how much to water.

  4. Use sprinklers that deliver big drops of water close to the ground. Smaller drops and mist often evaporate…

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

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

  7. Water your plants deeply but less frequently to encourage deep root growth and drought tolerance.

  8. Learn how to shut off your automatic watering system in case of malfunctions or rain.