Landscape Irrigation Cycling Quick Guide
- Date of Publication
- November 10, 2022
- See Agrilife Learn
Runoff from landscape irrigation systems is a major source of water loss in Texas. Runoff is more common in compacted and clay soils, and on slopes. To prevent runoff and water waste, it is best to divide long, daily runtimes into two or more shorter cycles. Multiple shorter cycles during the day are better than increasing the number of watering days during the week. (2 pages)
More choices in Lawn & Garden
Grasses are one of Texas’ most valuable natural resources and this publication gives you information on where to find grasses and identify them.
Woody plants are vital to most Texas rangelands. However, if left uncontrolled, they can interfere with livestock and wildlife. This Brush Busters publication discusses how to control various types of woody plants with spray treatments. (2 pages)
Today Master Gardeners are active in all 50 U.S. States and eight Canadian provinces. The heart of the Texas Master Gardener program is the dedicated, passionate volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge with anyone interested. 2019 Edition.
This publication explains how rainwater harvesting landscape methods can save consumers money, reduce the demand for potable water, use water efficiently, and reduce flooding, erosion and surface water contamination.
It is important to select a turfgrass species that is adapted to the climate in your area and to the conditions of the site where it will be planted.
Identify the bluestem grasses on your property and meet your land management goals with this publication.