A thorough drenching once or twice a week is better than a light daily sprinkling. Deep watering encourages healthy root systems to flourish. Allow your lawn to dry out between waterings and send the roots downward in search of water.
Clay-based soil is heavy and absorbs water more slowly, but retains it longer. Clay soil also compacts more easily. This forces roots closer to the surface while looking for room to grow, leaving them vulnerable to drought. Read more →