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.
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Watering recommendation for: August 8 - 14
Water your lawn and flowers: 1.30 inches
If your lawn has deep roots split into two watering days: 0.65 inches/watering
If your lawn has shallow roots split into three watering days: 0.43 inches/watering
Tip of the week: Increase water efficiency by watering with drip systems or soaker hoses to reduce water loss due to evaporation, wind and run-off.
In the spirit of waste reduction, we are no longer providing watering gauges. Over the past few years, we estimate we have distributed over 80,000 gauges in the Eugene community. If you don't have a gauge, you can easily make one from a tuna can.
Follow these easy steps for using your green grass gauge:
If you're curious about the last few years of weekly watering recommendations for comparison to current recommendations, you can check it out.See more
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