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  • New Perennials using sprinkler

    • First day: Water for 45 minutes
    • 1st week: Water daily for 25 minutes
    • 2nd week: Water every other day for 30 minutes
    • 3rd week: Water twice a week for 30 minutes
    • 4th and 5th week: Water once a week for 45 minutes

    Note: During dry spells plants will need adequate water.

    Water for 45 minutes each time to get water deep into the ground.

    New Shrubs

    • 1st week: 2 times with a hose on a trickle for 30 minutes
    • Next 3 weeks: Water 1 time per week with a hose on trickle for 30 minutes

    Or: If using a sprinkler follow perennials rules

    New Trees

    • 1st week: 2 times with a hose on a trickle for 4 hours
    • Next 3 weeks: Water 1 time per week with a hose on a trickle for 4 hours.

    Note: Soaker hoses will work for watering purposes for trees and shrubs.

    New Grass Seed

    Watering instructions are as follows: With a sprinkler. Hand watering will not do.

    1st week
    1st day water morning and night 30 min. per area
    2nd through 7th day water twice a day 10 – 15 minutes

    2nd week
    Once a day 25 minutes preferably in the morning but evening will work also

    3rd week
    Every other day 25 minutes per area

    4th and 5th week
    2 times per week 40 minutes

    6th week
    Once per week 40 minutes