Talking Trees with Davey Tree

How to Get the Best Lawn - Irrigation, Grass Species, and More PART 1

July 01, 2021 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 1 Episode 25
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
How to Get the Best Lawn - Irrigation, Grass Species, and More PART 1
Show Notes

Zane Raudenbush, turf and herbicide specialist within the Davey Institute, talks all about how to get the best lawn to celebrate Smart Irrigation month this July. In part one, Zane talks about species of grass, irrigation mistakes and best practices, and more. 

In this episode we cover:

  • Knowing your expectations? (1:46)
  • Species of grass (4:06)
  • Creating a sustainable landscape (10:23)
  • Most common problem - no top soil (11:18)
  • Best time of day to water (13:51)
  • How often and how much? (17:36)
  • Using a catch can (20:44)
  • Over irrigating  problems (22:19)

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To learn more about grass species and identification, read our blog, What Type of Grass Do I Have?
To learn about the best times to plant grass, read our blog, Best Time to Plant New Grass Seed: Pros and Cons for Each Season.

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