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

Once a day
44%
Twice a day
27%
Three times a day
6%
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 200 votes): Once a day.

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
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: It is best to water once a day, depending on the weather. It is always better to water plants around the root system. To really moisten the soil and not the foliage.
Land Tech Landscapes
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: New shrubs and trees should be watered daily until they get established.
Walkers Green, Inc
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: It depends on the time of year you plant. During hot summer months may require watering every day.
Gary Krause Landscaping and Design
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: It is important to keep your new plants moist through the first month especially because this allows the roots to start to grow
All Seasons Landscaping & Snowplowing
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Once a day to let the plants adjust, take root and come out of shock.
BlueMark Water
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Every third day
Explanation: You do not wat to drown your plants
Night Landscaping
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Depending on the variety and climate conditions. Keep an eye on the plantings. They normally will show when they need to be watered. But as a general rule every other day in the summer
Executive Designs llc
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: after the sun go down
Jackson Lawn & Landscaping
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Once in the morning and once in the afternoon
JA Miller Landscaping and Lawn care
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Every third day
Explanation: Plants can drown if they are over watered.
Sod Sales Direct
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Twice a day for new plantings. Multiple short watering's for lawns.
Nj Lawnmasters
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Lol bc once a day is hard enough for anybody do!!
EJs Lawncare
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Most new plantings need regular watering. You could just as easily water every other day and still yield good results, though, it mainly depends on the soil and weather of your area, and if the plants even need to be watered at all. Slower, deeper, less frequent waterings ensure that the rootball is getting water and also helps the plant to be drought resistant in the future.
LawnTech llc
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: New plantings require more water to get plant established
JM Design Gurus
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: When planting, water plants as soon as you get them in the ground. Allow the water to soak in and drain, and water again, until the soil is thoroughly moistened. Spring through Fall, When Weather is Dry For the first week or so after planting… Water just-planted plants frequently - daily or every other day - as the roots will not be able to access soil moisture from a very large area until they begin to grow. After the first week or so... Unless the weather is extremely hot and dry, you may be able to decrease watering frequency, perhaps to two or three times per week, for the next month or so. Always REMEMBER-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. Water DEEPER not more frequently!!!
RYCO LAND & SNOW
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: newly seeded grass twice daily (or more if conditions are extremely hot/dry) to ensure the top 1 inch of soil stays moist
Meticulous Lawn Care & Home Improvement
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Once in the morning and evening
Tuberville Property Maintenance
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: New plants need to develop a root system and need plenty of water to grow.
A Light to Remember
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Early morning late afternoon
Doc's Custom Landscaping
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: You need to water new plants enough to get the root ball wet. You can use a dripper type irrigation system which is great for plants. Water to often and you could drown the plant.
S&G Property Management
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Every third day
Explanation: It depends on the site coniditions and the species planted, but a few times a week for the first few months is a general rule.
native sun landscaping
ProMatcher
Answer: Every third day
Explanation: New planting it is recommended to watered well the first time all plants, trees and shrubs. tress and shrubs can watered every third day, perennial every other day, annuals once a day, sprinkler system should be installed in section depending what kind of plants will be installing, excess of water will harm instead of help them
GREENGOLD LANDSCAPING
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: You want to make sure the roots get established before you lessen the watering times.
Cut and Curve Creations
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Water first thing in the morning and then again during the heat of the day.
Quality by Design Landscaping LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Once in the morning and once in the evening when temperature is not at its highest
Ideal Lawns
Answer: Every third day
Explanation: Water requirements vary greatly depending on individual plant needs and season/month planted.
Lamond Landscaping
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Once a day should be plenty of water for newly installed plants if it is warm to moderately hot outside.
Lawn Frogs Landscaping
ProMatcher
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Water seed daily for first two weeks. Water seed every other day after two weeks to four weeks.
Eco-Friendly Lawn and Landscaping, LLC
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Water newly planted shrubs daily
Fresh Grounds Landscaping
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: I is imperative that the new seedlings be kept moist for the first month. It is your responsibility to water all areas evenly at least twice a day for the first two weeks and once a day for the last two weeks. The best times to water are in the mornings and evenings when the sun is not directly overhead.
Kozsey Services LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: At least once a day. And adjust as per season according to temperature.
la Quinta landscape
Answer: Three times a day
Explanation: Newly seeded lawns will need to stay moist until germination, about 10 days. Depending on the weather, you may need to water up to three times per day.
GrassHoppers Lawn Enforcement LLC
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Make sure they get plenty of water to speed up the process of rooting
Diamond Cut Lawn & Landscape LLC
ProMatcher
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