Cycle___Soak_Sprinkler_Tips_-_Hello_Avenue

Colorado Springs Utilities Cycle & Soak Tips Hi my name is Eric Becker, I’m an irrigation specialist for Colorado Springs Utilities. Today I’m going to talk to you about a simple irrigation programming technique called cycle soak. This is an average home lawn, with spray sprinklers like many of you have. When that water comes…

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Hello Avenue - Spring Cleaning

Right now is the best time to turn on your sprinklers and make sure that your sprinkler systems are working correctly and giving you good coverage at your rental property. It’s also time for your first application of fertilizer or aeration to give your lawn an extra boost, if desired. Historically, we should be past the last freeze…

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hello-avenue-colorado-springs

Should I Water My Lawn This Winter? The short answer is yes! [Source http://healthylawn.net/water-lawn-winter/] The past few weeks have been extremely dry! Though we received enough moisture throughout the growing season to stay out of drought conditions, it is going to be important to maintain the health of your lawn with watering. Many homeowners lost…

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Special thanks to http://www.gardencentersofcolorado.org/ for this fantastic info. Year round maintenance of plants is essential in any landscape, even in the winter, when watering is crucial and often overlooked. In Colorado, particularly on the eastern plains, our driest months are during winter and many plants need supplemental water in order to survive. This is true for…

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flushable-wipes

It used to be that wipes were meant to assist in changing a baby’s diaper or to sanitize hands, but now “flushable wipes” have burst onto the scene. These wipes are marketed to assist with bathroom hygiene, makeup removal and the like. Unfortunately, most alleged flushable wipes aren’t flushable at all. They don’t degrade once…

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