Watering to Establish Plants
Wondering how often to water your new plants?
Countdown to 3-2-1.
To Establish Newly Planted Plants
Follow the 3-2-1 Rule
3 times a day for one week
2 times a day for two weeks
1 time a day for one week
(total of 4 weeks)
Woody Perennials & Shrubs
3 times a week for three weeks
2 times a week for two weeks
1 time a week for one week
(total of 6 weeks)
3 times a week for one month
2 times a week for second month
1 time a week for third month
(total of 12 weeks)
For already established plants, infrequent and deep are the pertinent words. Pick a holiday during a month and water everything deeply and thoroughly then.
Watering and sprinkler equipment option include in-ground irrigation systems, rotating sprinklers, oscillating sprinklers, water wands and more. For ease, good coverage, and conservation, we recommend the old-fashioned 3-arm rotating sprinkler with a hose bib timer.
Free Irrigation Consultations are available to homeowners with in-ground sprinkler systems.
Our experts will check your system and make sure your controller settings match your landscape’s needs.
You could also be eligible for an Irrigation Design Rebate.