how much water is enough?

nicolebis2525June 11, 2007

Hi all,

New to gardening and lawn maintenence - just moved in to 1st house!

--should i run my sprinkler system every day or is that to much at this time of year?

Thanks!

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performancefab(07666)

three times a week,25 minutes an area and depending how many zones try to start around 5am. I have 9 zones, so I sart 3am

    Bookmark   June 11, 2007 at 6:34PM
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chefhick(z6 NJ)

Most plants including grass will grow well with one inch of rain per week. So first water when you need it. lawns will grow deeper roots with a more thorough watering. 3 times per week seems too much. watering right before day break is the best. if this is your first house and you have never paid a water and sewer bill get ready.

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/garden/

Read all you can. This site has great free info. All the state cooperatives do. congratulations on new digs

    Bookmark   June 19, 2007 at 8:45PM
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