Goodness! Simply reblogging this is annoying.

Tony Tomeo

P90327Regardless of their individual innate requirements for water, new plants need to be watered very regularly immediately after they are installed into a landscape. As they mature and disperse their roots, the regularity of supplemental watering becomes less important, and ‘drought tolerant’ plants may not need to be watered at all. Maturing larger trees generally get what they need from the landscape around them.
Automated irrigation systems that are designed for new landscapes are designed for what the plants need while the landscapes are new. As the landscapes mature, the irrigation systems may need to be adjusted accordingly. Drip irrigation or bubblers that were needed to water new trees while they were young and confined should be moved farther from the trunks of the trees as roots disperse, and should eventually be removed and capped.
This is very important, since water applied directly to the trunks of some maturing trees…

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2 thoughts on “Horridculture – All Wet

  1. We have to use sprinklers here and they are a pain. My crew is coming out today to fix them. Are you having problems with WP? I have had some issues and don’t know if it is just me. I have to wait for my kid computer crew to help with that.

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