To maintain a strong, dense, healthy lawn, it is important to water during dry periods. A lawn needs approximately 1 – 1 1/2″ of water weekly. This should be applied twice a week in a single application 3 – 4 days apart. Daily, light watering only promotes shallow rooting which encourages crab grass and an unhealthy lawn prone to diseases. The normal garden hose and sprinkler combinations take 2 – 3 hours in one location to water effectively.
If you have a built in sprinkler system, we recommend varying your watering schedule. You can check the amount of water by putting out a bowl or rain gauge.
Do not let your new lawn dry out and crust over.