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Are you noticing signs of dehydration on your lawn? If your grass has a bluish-green color or if the grass blades are curling and footprints remain noticeable on the grass, then you have clear indications that your lawn needs more water. Conversely, if you are over-watering your grass, you might notice a layer of thatch, more weeds or fungus and it will feel spongy to walk on. Perfecting your lawn watering is essential to producing a healthy, vibrant landscape that your family can actually enjoy. Here are some answers to some basic questions when it comes to watering your grass this summer.

When to water?

Your grass will accept a drink at any time of day. However, the most effective time of day tends to be in the morning hours. This is when you’ll have less water loss due to heat evaporation or wind drifts.

How much to water?

Most lawns need about one inch of water each week to thrive, but this all depends on your specific type of grass. A professional landscaper, such as Pannone’s Lawn Pros & Landscaping, can give you a more exact answer. If you want to accurately measure how much water your lawn is actually getting during a watering session, simply place some plastic cups around your lawn and measure how much water was collected when you’re done.

How to water?

A time controlled irrigation system is often the best method of lawn watering. It not only conserves water, but it maximizes efficiency without having to do the work yourself. However, there are other, less expensive sprinkler options. Sprinklers range in variety from oscillating, rotary, impact, portable and stationary. Pannone’s Lawn Pros & Landscaping can help you choose the best irrigation method for your particular lawn.

It is important for homeowners not to overlook or ignore any restrictions their county or city may have on lawn watering during a drought. As much as you think your lawn needs some hydration, it is essential that you respect your city’s environmental efforts to conserve water during this time period.

Posted on behalf of Pannone's Lawn Pros & Landscaping

1444 Buford Hwy
Cumming, GA 30041

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Katherine M.

Would give 10 stars if I could. Pannone Landscaping exceeded our expectations and was such a pleasure to work with! Brad set reasonable expectations for the timing of the work (leveling, drainage system, fire pit, and sodding), and was the best priced quote with quality material and labor. We cannot speak highly enough of Brad and his crew, from their professionalism to expert advice to skilled work! Our yard went from ugly mud pit to lush golf course. Looking forward to working with Pannone and his team again!

Alex D.

Brad and his team did a wonderful job for us! Our backyard was overgrown and a mess after we moved in. Brad helped us come up with a plan to turn it around that would work for our family. He was quick to respond, reasonable priced, and our yard looks fantastic. We’ve gotten so many compliments. Hope to work with him again in the future and would highly recommend him to anyone that needs some landscaping help!

Ashley W.

We had the best experience working with Pannone's Lawn Pros & Landscaping! Brad guided us on every aspect of our exterior renovation from hardscapes to the annual color. He worked to find exactly what we were looking for even when items were difficult to find. We greatly appreciate his responsiveness, honest guidance and professionalism throughout the entire project. Thank you Brad!!