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If you need to water your lawn, do not water them when the sun is out. The heat will quickly evaporate the water, and prevent it from soaking into the ground. Wait until nighttime, or early morning to do your watering.

 Lawn Watering - Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA)

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The optimum amount of water on your lawn should only be around 1" per week. In fact, watering actually encourages shallow rooting, which in turn means the lawn is more at risk in dry conditions. So, once you start watering, you canít stop.

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