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

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

  3. Water only when necessary. More plants die from over-watering than from under-watering.

  4. Remember to periodically check your sprinkler system valves for leaks, and to keep sprinkler heads in good shape.

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

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

  7. Use a rain barrel to harvest rainwater from gutters for watering gardens and landscapes.

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