August Gardening Tips💧 Mulch Benefits 💧
2″-3″ of barkdust or compost will help retain soil moisture by minimizing evaporation. This translates into reduced irrigation needs, saving money and natural resources. 💧 Erosion Control 💧
Mulch provides better soil structure, creating conditions for better water absorption. Mulch also slows heavy rains so water has a chance to percolate into the soil. In the summer, mulched soils are less likely to form a crust, allowing for better percolation and less run-off when irrigating. 💧 Watering Schedule 💧
Water deeply 2-3 times per week, rather than daily. Water as early in the morning as you can, when possible. Tip: If you can’t push a 6” screwdriver into your lawn, you’re not watering enough.
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