Irrigation Articles


Why does Pinellas County, FL have water restrictions when there is no shortage of well or reclaimed water? I wrote SWFWMD to find out why.


How to set up your irrigation system timer or controller to water your lawn enough to keep it alive, green and healthy and follow water restrictions


Can Pinellas County, FL government officials restrict, shut off or turn off reclaimed water to its customers?


It has rained nearly every day during the rainy season, so, how often should you water your St Augustine grass lawn in Clearwater and surrounding areas?


How much, how often and when are the three most asked questions about watering a lawn. This articles explains why watering in the evening is best for Pinellas County St Augustine lawns.

Which water source is best to irrigate a St Augustine lawn: Reclaimed Water, Pond water, Lake water, well water or potable water (city water)?

How to tell chinch bugs and fungus from water stress in this short video from Rick Orr, agronomist and owner operator  APL Lawn Spraying St Petersburg, FL


Sandy soils of Pinellas County need to be watered often to keep a St Augustine turf grass lawn green. Growing grass in sand soils is difficult.


Watering a St Augustine lawn often will keep it green and healthy during dry weather or drought. How often and how long should you water?


The Pinellas County Extension Service is not the best for finding what fungus, bug or disease is damaging, eating or killing your St Augustine grass lawn.


Why does SWFWMD restrict wells for lawn watering (irrigation)? I recently wrote SWFWMD to find out the answer to this question.


Water restrictions in Tampa Bay area are triggered by water shortages. Are we running out of water?


Water restrictions can ruin or kill a St Augustine grass lawn. Learn how to save water watering your lawn and grow your lawn in St Petersburg, FL