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Watering Instructions

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by americanlawnartists, Sep 17, 2006.

  1. americanlawnartists

    americanlawnartists LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    About an inch a week. This should be done in about 2 waterings is all. NOT 4 shallow waterings. Sometimes, it may only take around 1/2".
  3. americanlawnartists

    americanlawnartists LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

    Roughly how long would that be?? Let's say it's a townhouse and they have a regular garden hose sprinkler. One in the front and one in the back. Would that be two waterings of an hour or two in a week?? Do you water heavier on the first week???? I can just see myself getting into it with a customer over that kinda crap. I want to be as clear as possible. appreciate the input
  4. tylermckee

    tylermckee LawnSite Member
    from wa
    Messages: 248

    get a rain gauge
  5. rusty2

    rusty2 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    Once the TF is established 1in per week could be to much. TF really does best when it is allowed to dry out. I would suggest only irrigating when the grass shows stress.
  6. rmmitchell

    rmmitchell LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    Agree w/ Rusty2...TTTF does best if you irrigate only when it shows visual distress.

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