watering established shrubbery

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by bobbygedd, Jan 12, 2002.

  1. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Posts: 10,178

    does anyone have any advice on a watering program for established plants? every day? every other day? etc. thanx
  2. Turfdude

    Turfdude LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,900

    Excessive overhead watering should be avoided as it can promote fungus, and or diseases. I believe that as long as the shrubs receive an average of 1" or water/week during the growing season, that supplimental watering is not much needed. Just make sure that when planting, that the correct plant is placed in the optimum location.


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