When it comes to keeping your turf healthy and lush, the right watering system is essential. Whether you've installed turf from a nearby sod farm or are looking to upgrade your existing system, there are a few key factors to consider. The type of grass, the amount of fertilizer needed, and the type of sprinkler system you install will all play a role in determining the best watering system for your lawn. When it comes to fertilizer, the type and amount needed will depend on the variety of grass. Cold and warm season grasses have different nutrient requirements, so it's important to check with your local Extension Service, nursery, or lawn and garden professional to determine what type of fertilizer is best for your lawn. When it comes to watering, the recommended times will vary depending on the type of sprinkler system you install.
For example, fixed spray head systems require less time than rotor head systems. Additionally, you'll want to consider the size of your lawn and the amount of water needed to keep it healthy. Finally, you'll want to consider the type of sprinkler system that best suits your needs. Rotor head systems are great for larger lawns, while fixed spray head systems are better for smaller areas. You'll also want to consider the amount of water pressure needed for each system. No matter what type of watering system you choose, it's important to keep an eye on your lawn and adjust your watering times as needed.
With proper care and maintenance, you can ensure that your turf stays healthy and vibrant for years to come.