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Bruce Larison

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Tuesday, June 24th 2003, 10:12am

How much watering do I need

I have a new lawn and system, approx. 2 months old, been mowed once. How often and how much water do I need to use? My lawn is tall fescue blend.


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Location: USA


Tuesday, June 24th 2003, 11:24am

Lawn should get about 1" of water each week, irrigation and rain combined. Water heavy for a longer period or time rather than short, frequent every couple of hours rather than you would when you are first watering your new lawn. My schedule runs all zones for an hour three times a week.


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Thursday, April 7th 2005, 9:00am

every other day each zone for 10-15 minutes for at least 6 weeks.
Vincent Nestor
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Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 10:49am

Watering management

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Thursday, January 7th 2010, 2:45pm

1" per week

1" per week is the general recommendation. It's also recommended to do 1 deep watering instead of several short watering cycles to get the 1" as this promotes deeper root growth for your grass.

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