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How to Set Up Your Irrigation System to Keep a St Augustine Lawn Alive with 2x Week Watering Restrictions

How to Set Up Your Irrigation System to Keep a St Augustine Lawn Alive with 2x Week Watering Restrictions

Lawn watering is restricted to twice a week for most of Pinellas County. That is still one day short of the three times per week needed to maintain a St Augustine Lawn in Pinellas County. But there are some simple steps you can take to prepare your lawn and your irrigation system to help your St Augustine lawn survive twice a week watering during the summer heat.

Only A Tiny Fraction of the Earth’s Water – less than 1% - is Useable for Humans: Is that A Problem?

Only  A Tiny Fraction of the Earth’s Water – less than 1% -  is Useable for Humans: Is that A Problem?

I was stunned after reading and researching the post “Water, Water, Everywhere..” by Lara Miller, Natural Resource Agent for the Pinellas County Extension Service. I have nothing against conserving water and I believe that wasting water is wrong and poor stewardship. But environmental activism by a government official using half-truths and misleading facts is far worse than wasting water.

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