We offer weekly watering recommendations to give your yard just the right amount to drink.
If you choose to water your lawn, follow Oregon State University Extension Service guidelines to maintain a healthy lawn in western Oregon. Watering is only one step for keeping your grass green throughout the summer.
You can pick up your Green Grass Gauge at locations around town starting in June.
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Watering recommendations for the week of September 16, 2017 to September 22, 2017:
Water your lawn and flowers: 0.99 inches
Did you know that sprinklers usually don't water evenly? Move your Green Grass Gauge around your yard to discover where the water spray lands. If you find that some areas get less water, check for clogged sprinkler heads or redirect the spray. Keep your eye on upcoming weather reports and turn off the automatic sprinkler system if rain is in the forecast.
Follow these easy steps for using your green grass gauge:
With summer in full swing, there are just a few green grass gauges left.
Did you miss out on grabbing a green grass gauge before the supply ran out? Don't fret, there is an easy way to make your own using a tuna can:
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