With the summer temperatures rising here around Bellingham, Lynden, Blaine. It is important to not only be hydrated, but to stay hydrated. Studies have shown that the average adult should consume 67% of their weight in ounces of water every day. But lets be serious, who really remembers to drink that much? We go hours without even a thought that we are thirsty, until we find ourselves with a pulsating headache or even worse, a feeling of weakness and dizziness. Although 75% of people in the U.S suffer from dehydration, it is something that can be prevented simply by making the proper amount of water intake a norm. As water is a key to life in the human body, so is it important in nature, and at August Lawn Care Services we make it our goal to keep your lawn looking alive and energetic. But the number one factor to that is, proper watering technique. Here are a few tips to efficient watering. Water in the early mornings. The peak time is between 4am-10am. If you water in the evening then your lawn will sit in a soggy mess creating a perfect environment for fungus and the growth of a shallow root system. Which you don’t want. The fewer watering’s the deeper the roots have to go in order to find hydration. Water 2-3 times a week, for 30mins or until the water soaks 6inches deep into the soil.
In addition to frequent watering, you should mow your lawn, fertilize and aerate the soil to create yourself the most sought after lawn on this side of the cascades.