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Watering on a consistent schedule works well. It makes it harder to forget to water your lawn and it helps you follow the designated watering scheduled placed by the city of Austin. However, be conscious and considerate of your grass’ response to this given schedule.
Grass cycling, or leaving your grass clippings on the lawn after you mow, helps you recycle your yard waste.
Landscape Mulching inhibits weed germination and growth, helps hold in soil moisture, moderates soil-temperature fluctuations and can help keep plant roots cooler in summer months.
Carbon is one of the pieces of the soil food web puzzle that often goes overlooked. Maintaining a balance of Carbon to Nitrogen at 20:1 in the soil directly helps support a healthy soil food web. This will give you healthy plants. It is the energy/food source needed for the beneficial microorganisms within the soil.