Archive for June, 2009

Baby, It’s Hot Outside…

26 June 2009, by NaturesHelper Tags: ,
Even though Omaha has had a lot of rain recently, that moisture will be gone in just a few days with temperatures in the upper 90s. Now is the time to keep your lawn watered properly. Maintain your regular schedule, but if you see that your grass is starting to go dormant or the ground is getting dried out, add in a manual cycle. The easiest way to do that is to turn it on before you go to bed at night. Here’s how to tell if your grass is going dormant: If your grass is turning from a shiny green to a pale green, it is starting to get stressed.

Water, Water Everywhere…

01 June 2009, by NaturesHelper Tags: , , ,
Water, water everywhere… …but is it costing more than it should?
If you’ve started up your sprinkler system, you want to make sure you don’t have any bad heads, that your spray heads are spraying the way they’re supposed to, and that all the parts are doing what they should. If you have some bad heads, you want to replace those. You need to make sure the heads aren’t leaking, that the rotors are turning properly, and that they are adjusted correctly. There’s not much point in spraying your driveway or your house.