Category: Watering

  • How Much Water Does Bermuda Grass Need?

    Bermuda grass (Cynodon spp.), with its C4 photosynthetic pathway, is well-adapted to hot, sunny environments and exhibits a high degree of drought tolerance. However, for maintaining optimal turf vigor and density, precise water management is essential. Optimal Irrigation Requirements Seasonal Adjustments Monitoring and Adjustment Strategies Advanced Irrigation Technology In summary, while Bermuda grass is resilient,…

  • Fall Watering Strategies for Bermuda Grass: A Technical Guide

    Reduced Watering Needs With cooler temperatures in the fall, Bermuda grass retains moisture for longer periods, reducing the need for frequent watering. As top growth slows down later in the season, you may be able to eliminate regular watering altogether. Heat Wave Considerations Despite the general trend of reduced watering, be prepared to adjust if…

  • Summer Watering Strategies for Bermuda Grass: A Technical Guide

    Monitoring for Drought Stress Summer is a critical period for Bermuda grass irrigation. Monitor your lawn for signs of drought stress and aim for closer to 1″ of water per week. During heat waves of 95°F or higher, this amount may need to be increased to maintain turf health. Soil Type Considerations Understanding your soil…

  • The Science of Spring Watering for Bermuda Grass

    Watering may seem like a straightforward task, but when it comes to Bermuda grass, the devil is in the details. As a lawn care professional, understanding the nuances of watering can make a significant difference in the health and appearance of the lawns you manage. This article aims to provide an in-depth guide to mastering…

  • Seasonal Lawn Watering Adjustments For The Bermudagrass Lawn

    Watering your lawn is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor; it varies with the seasons. While our previous blog post focused on weekly watering requirements, this guide will delve into the seasonal aspects of lawn hydration. We’ll also introduce you to the Rachio Smart Controller, a device that can automatically adjust your watering schedule based on various…

  • The Ultimate Guide to Weekly Lawn Watering: Head-to-Head Coverage, Tuna Can Test, and More

    Watering your lawn may seem like a straightforward task, but there’s more to it than just turning on the sprinklers. The amount of water your lawn needs can vary depending on several factors, including the weather and soil type. In this guide, we’ll explore the weekly watering requirements for your lawn, the importance of head-to-head…