Possessing a lovely landscape is a goal for many homeowners. Many factors go into achieving this. For starters, you need to ensure that your lawn receives proper irrigation. Some people often resort to using old-fashioned water hoses to accomplish this. Unfortunately, hand-watering can lead to uneven water distribution to your surrounding landscape. The different elements of your landscape have different needs. Whether it is your flower beds, grass, or trees, there are correct watering techniques for each aspect of your landscape. Consider these tips for conserving water while using an irrigation system.
Use Your Irrigation System In the Morning
The best time to water your landscape in the summer is in the morning. Watering later in the day is counterproductive as water tends to evaporate before it penetrates the soil. Instead, you can set the timer on an automatic irrigation system early in the morning to ensure that your landscape receives the necessary treatment it deserves.
Know Where You Will Use Your Irrigation System
Before installing any system, you should know where to use it. The size of your surrounding landscape should also factor into whatever method you decide to have installed. If your landscape is more significant, your irrigation needs might be higher. You can use irrigation zones to ensure that your system evenly distributes water to your surrounding landscape elements.
Monitor Your Usage
Using timers on your system is excellent for tracking and monitoring your daily and weekly usage. By monitoring your irrigation system, you can ensure that you adequately use your resources.
Get In Touch With Aqua-Bright Irrigation And Illumination Today!
Whatever the cause of your outdoor drainage or lighting woes, the professionals at Aqua-Bright can help you come up with a solution. For a consultation and to hear what we can do for you, give us a call at (410) 489-9009 or visit us online.