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How often should I water my new plantings? (during the first month)

Once a day
44%
Twice a day
28%
Three times a day
5%
Every other day
11%
Every third day
8%
Not sure
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Question: How often should I water my new plantings? (during the first month)
Top Answer (44% of 232 votes): Once a day.

Answer: Once a day
Explanation: It is important to water the plants as soon as you get them in the ground. Water daily, or every other day, depending on rain. Just planted roots are only able to absorb soil moisture from the potting soil.
Gregory Landscaping
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: The plant is used to being at a greenhouse or nursery where it gets watered once a day. An the plant goes through a transplant shock.
Cedar Ridge Landscaping LLC
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: Over-watering can damage root growth
J&M Landscaping
ProMatcher
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Morning and Evening time is ideal before and after the sun is going away. This avoids scorching of the plants.
TH Lawn and Maintenance Service
Answer: Every third day
Explanation: This greatly depends on the water needs of the species of plant and other environmental conditions but typically deeper, infrequent waterings are better than daily shallow waterings.
Phocas Landscape
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Water lightly for 15 minutes 2 times per day.
Landmark lawncare
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: ...
Everardo Landscaping
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: New plantings should be watered daily for the purpose of the plant to settle in and for the roots to take hold of its new location.
J & J Removal Services, LLC
Answer: Every third day
Explanation: Proper watering is the key. A long low soaking is better that frequent quick watering. Place a milk jug or a 5 gallon bucket by a plant and put a couple small holes in the bottom Fill the containers quickly and let the water trickle out slowly This will get a good penetrating watering and only a couple of times a week will be needed Watch the plants that wilt first. They will be a good sign it's time to water again
Mr Falls Tree Experts
ProMatcher
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Two to three times is fine. I would try at least 2 times during that first month. Keep it moist but not SOGGY.
Operation Clean Cutz Lawn Care LLC
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Should be done once a day at least
Roop's Lawn Services, LLC
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: allowing your plant to maintain proper moisture level allows your plant to grow healthy.
Engines & More
ProMatcher
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: You do not water to over water new plants. When you plant for the first time plants need a good mix of water and sunlight to maintain a positive balance for growth.
Three Men Lawn
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: The most important thing is that they are not allowed to dry up. So it will vary.
Mahar Landscape Services
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: For the first 2 weeks, daily.
Henningsen Property Maintenance LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Here on Long Island, it is likely you will never need to water your turf. Greenplay organic infill retains moisture from rainfall and humidity providing an evaporative effect as it releases cool moisture. Should we experience a heat wave without relief of rain use of a temporary watering reel will provide necessary moisture. Greenplay uses 90% less water than natural grass saving millions of gallons of water.
Greenplay Organics
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Keep all new seeds or sod moist, but not soaked. Over watering can drown grass and/or cause mold and bacteria to grow. Watering early morning allows the seed or sod to absorb moisture before hot sun evaporates it away and evening watering helps the seed or sod recover and absorb nutrients over night.
Backyard Boys Enterprise, LLC
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: You really need to water your plants only once a day unless the temperature starts to reach over 90 degrees if so best to water twice
Carders Tree & Landscaping
ProMatcher
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Should water at least once a day, if not twice a day.
Clearly Better Properties
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Water morning and evening to help the plant become established.
Larry Pierce Lawn/Landscaping
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: It all depends on your climate. The roots adapt to the soil conditions. Do not forget that it is easier to rotten the roots with excessive water rather than kill the plant with little irrigation.
TopLand Construction
ProMatcher
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: When establishing new plants it is best to keep them moist, water in the morning before the heat and after work hours
YARDS by Wes
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Water plants daily or every other day. Just-planted roots will be able to absorb soil moisture from only a small area until they begin to grow.
Darius Design Build
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: Depending on the plant, if you water too much you can drown and kill the plant, shrub or grass.
Salinas Lawn Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Depending on your soil quality & the weather that day, you don't go on a schedule your soil will tell you when you need to water because it will be drier
Black Dirt Services LLC
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: This is critical to speed up the root growth.
Metro Mow N Go
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: If that. As long as the base of the tree(roots) stay moist, you're good to go.
Galloway Land Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: once a day for the first week then every third day
Pinnacle Landscape and Maintenance
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: It's better to keep the plants wet so the roots will be established and grow more.
Galloway's Lawncare
Answer: Every third day
Explanation: Water new plantings 3 times per week.
Lawn Rescue
ProMatcher
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: A good rule of thumb is to water plantings when soil is dry to touch 2 inches below surface.
Haley Enterprises
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: stress is a primary cause of plant failure. watering daily helps ensure proper moisture for the roots to not dry out and kill the plant
chesapeake bay landscaping
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: You will need to water 3-4 times a week depending upon the heat, lack of rainy days, and soil conditions. If conditions are more severe or favorable, you’ll need to adjust.
Pasquale Landscaping Professional Service
ProMatcher
Answer: Three times a day
Explanation: 2-3 times a day, but not a lot of water for each time. For grass seed, think of it as keeping the seed from drying out instead of watering. It is similar for sod but not as critical- use more water and not as often
Newburgh Lawn & Landscape
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Just watering your lawn after aeration can be very beneficial at helping to break down the cores created by the aeration itself. It also allows water direct access to those newly exposed roots. If you are planning on fertilizing with your watering make sure to read all of the instructions on the fertilizer about when or if it should be watered in.
Marcells Tree Service
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Watering in the morning and evening will keep plant moist for a longer period of time, during day the evaporates quicker
Three Sisters Landscaping
ProMatcher
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: like people moving we have to adjust to our new surroundings?! Plants take time as well to adjust to a new environment. I personally suggest watering in the early morning and later in the evening. Don't just water the flower water the base of the plant, flower or tree.
CreekSide LawnCare LLC
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: New plants only need a few minutes of water early morning make sure the soil is moist .
Jireh Trees & Landscaping
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Newly planted flowers, shrubs & trees have not had a chance to establish a root system beyond the container they were grown in. It is best to water in the early morning before the heat of the day & its best to water slowly allowing the water to deeply penetrate the soil. This will help establish a stronger root system.
Premium Aquascapes
ProMatcher
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Nurse plants needs water and sunlight.
TROYWADE & ASSOCIATES
Answer: Three times a day
Explanation: When watering by sprinkler (in ground or manual): run your sprinkler to the point of run-off, turn off and allow the water to penetrate, repeat once or twice. Most sprinkler systems can and should be programmed to cycle through stations repeatedly. You can determine the output & efficiency of your sprinklers with the ‘can-test’. Space shallow cans in a straight line out from sprinkler, run sprinkler for 30 minutes, take note of the various amounts of water in each can and adjust your watering technique accordingly. It’s always best to water in the morning so your plants are dry before nightfall when wet foliage will encourage a number of diseases.
Selena's Landscape, design & Tree Service, LLC
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: It depends on soil type. If you have dry soil includes clay dirt Every
Rick and Rondas Landscapes
ProMatcher
Answer: Every third day
Explanation: Three times a week or as needed (best way is to stick finger in soil and check for moisture) Plants need the most attention (as far a water) in the first month, then less as they become established.
Foley Landscape Services
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: Every other day, for only a little bit would be just fine, unless you are in the peak of summer here in Phoenix. Then it may be beneficial to water once a day,
Green Leaf Landscape
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: Use water wisely. Water plants when they need it, not by the clock or calendar. Water according to your soil type and the weather. Do not apply water faster than the soil can absorb it. Choose the right method. A soaker hose applies water directly to the soil and reduces evaporation. If you are planting a few plants in an existing planting bed, hand watering can be an effective way to get the new plants the water they need, while not over-watering the rest of the bed. Remember…. • Avoid planting in hot, dry weather, which can easily stress plants. If you must plant in summer, plant in the cool of the morning. • Watering early in the morning means less water is lost to evaporation. • Even drought tolerant plants need regular water until they are established.
Florida Landscape & Lawn Care, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: In order for a plant to obtain a good root system they must receive proper watering for the first month after planting. Especially during the warmer and drier months. If you live in a moister environment then they will only need to be watered every day for the first week or so.
KIncaid's Landscaping & Lawn Care
Answer: Three times a day
Explanation: depends of the type of plants and amount of sun, but three times is a good starting point
Chatham Property Maintenance
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Early morning & late evening. To prevent burning & proper absorption of nutrients
Trinity Tree Care LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Every third day
Explanation: This depends on the conditions of soil, weather, exposure, and the type of planting.
Fall Guys LLC
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: The first 2 weeks to a month is critical to a new plants is well being. In that time a plant can suffer shock which can severely hinder a new plant from taking, and can often lead to the death of the plant. By ensuring that the new plants are installed correctly with the proper nutrients will help ensure a strong and healthy plant for many years to come.
Blue Lotus Landscaping
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: When he planted a plant. i check every third day to be in good condition .
Landscaping & lawn care . Reynaldo navarro
ProMatcher
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Use water wisely. Water plants when they need it, not by the clock or calendar. Water according to your soil type and the weather. Do not apply water faster than the soil can absorb it. Watering a newly planted tree depends on things like the amount of rainfall you get in your area, wind conditions, temperatures and what season it is, how well the soil holds water and drainage. Watering early in the morning means less water is lost to evaporation.
Eckert's Lawn Care
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Once a day towards the evening, as the plants begin to establish their roots systems within the new soil you can begin to water less frequently, weather dependant.
Kensington Landscape Services
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: At least once a day in the morning , on hotter days twice (morning and evening)
DW Garden Creations
ProMatcher
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: In general you should water a tree once a day for the first two weeks and after that, once a week for a year as long as the tree is not dormant (without leaves). depending on you'r area.
A Lifetime of Quality Tree Care & Landscaping LLC.
Answer: Three times a day
Explanation: Frequency and length of watering will depend on how warm, how windy, and how rapidly the lawn dries out following each watering. Remember that the goal during week one is to keep the sod and the soil beneath moist all of the times. Make sure that your sprinkler system gives you head to head coverage so water application is uniform. This is critical as almost all sod failures are due to improper coverage of the irrigation system.
Three Kings Grounds Keeping
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: Depending on the type of plant
OCD Lawn Care
ProMatcher
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: Plants do not need much water
AJR Lawn care
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: To establish good root. System
GET R DONE LAWN CARE & HANDYMAN SVCS.
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: It depends entirely on the plant, soil conditions, and weather. There is no one answer for this question, but generally you will need to water more frequently just after transplanting.
Greener Environments Landscaping Company
ProMatcher
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: morn and eve
Country Club Services L.L.C.
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: In general, water a tree once a day for the first two weeks and after that, once a week for a year as long as the tree is not dormant
Fidel Romero Landscape
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Early morning and evening because less water evaporates from the scorching sun of summer
ACS Interior Plant Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: When a plant is transplanted it is stressed and needs a lot of water to get used to its new soil.
Nuss Property Management
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: you should monitor soil moisture levels regularly. plantings can be delicate and you want to be able to jump on early signs of distress, which is frequently too little water, or the fact that the roots have been damaged or the root ball was not integrated well in surrounding soil
SG Landscape and Outdoors
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Over watering can promote root rot and disease, so you want to allow for adequate drainage, but at the same time you must keep seed bed moist.
Outdoor Designs
ProMatcher
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: Depends on the weather.
Precision Tree Care & Landscape Corp
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: depending on the size and type of plant will make final determination of needed watering schedule
Emerald Green Home & Lawn
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: depending on climate
Lawnscape HGL
ProMatcher
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Once a day is enough. It will also depend on the climate and how the plant is planted. Ie.. ground or hanging basket.
DG Lawnscaping
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Since their roots are not established, you must water an extra time.
Graf Lawn Care
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Once per day is good the leaves should be perky when its a happy plant. If its not try 2 short waterings
White Oak Landscaping & Lawn Care, inc
ProMatcher
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: make sure the plant gets rooted.
border 2 border landscapes
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: you put water in the morning,thas it
insul-pros insulation & landscaping
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Don't over water though
Wells Brothers Landscaping
ProMatcher
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