1. #94

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

  2. #56

    We’re more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don’t forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses.

  3. #52

    Avoid recreational water toys that require a constant flow of water.

  4. #93

    Catch water in an empty tuna can to measure sprinkler output. 3/4 to 1 inch of water is…

  5. #92

    Water your summer lawns once every three days and your winter lawn once every five days.

  6. #91

    While fertilizers promote plant growth, they also increase water consumption. Apply the minimum amount of fertilizer needed.

  7. #90

    Remember to weed your lawn and garden regularly. Weeds compete with other plants for nutrients, light and water.

  8. #89

    Avoid overseeding your lawn with winter grass. Ryegrass needs water every few days, whereas Dormant Bermuda grass needs…

  9. #88

    Let your lawn go dormant (brown) during the winter. Dormant grass only needs to be watered every three…

  10. #87

    If walking across the lawn leaves footprints (blades don’t spring back up), then it is time to water.

  11. #86

    Aerate your lawn periodically. Holes every six inches will allow water to reach the roots, rather than run…

  12. #85

    If installing a lawn, select a lawn mix or blend that matches your climate and site conditions.