05 Feb 2010

Water Schedule Tips

Landscape, Maintenance, Water Efficiency No Comments

Below charts some standard and water efficient times and durations to water your plants, trees and sod.

1st 30 DaysSummer above 90 daytime highWinter below 90 daytime high
New plants and trees3 times for 15 minutes each day2 times for 15 minutes every other day
New sod3 times for 6 minutes each day2 times for 6 minutes each day
After 30 DaysSummer above 90 daytime highWinter below 90 daytime high
PlantsOne time for 30 minutes each dayOne time for 45 minutes every 3 days
Trees (optional)One time for 2 hours every 3 daysOne time for 2 hours every 4 days
SodOne time for 10 minutes each dayOne time for 10 minutes every other day
After 1 YearSummer above 90 daytime highWinter below 90 daytime high
PlantsOne time for 1 hour every 3 daysOne time for 1 hour every 5 days
Trees (optional)One time for 3 hours every 4 daysOne time for 2 hours every 6 days
SodOne time for 15 minutes every 2 daysOne time for 15 minutes every 3 days

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