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

Once a day
44%
Twice a day
29%
Three times a day
5%
Every other day
11%
Every third day
7%
Not sure
2%
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Question: How often should I water my new plantings? (during the first month)
Top Answer (44% of 286 votes): Once a day.

Answer: Every third day
Explanation: You should water your lawn half an inch every three days—or an inch of water once a week. Sometimes you shouldn't water at all if your soil is hydrated. You can check by taking a screwdriver and pushing it into the soil. If it slides down easily, then your lawn is hydrated.
LawnStarter Lawn Care Service
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Week one: Water plants daily or every other day. Recently planted roots will absorb moisture from a small area until they begin to grow. Week two onward: Unless the weather is extremely hot and dry, you may be able to decrease watering frequency to two or three times per week until the fall rains begin.
A&J Supreme Lawn & Landscape Services
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: make sure it has water but not to over water and kill off.. so the roots can dig and become firm.
Bubba Dean Home & Lawn
ProMatcher
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Keep them moist. In Texas with the heat it's possible to water 3times some days
Anthony samsone
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: It is best to water when the sun is down so it does not burn up the plant.
Pioneer Landscaping
Answer: Three times a day
Explanation: Making sure new plants have sufficient water is key until root systems have established themselves
Westfall landscaping
ProMatcher
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: The water should be allowed to drip for several hours until the well around the plant is full. This allows the roots time to absorb the water for a longer time. This allows the plant to become established.
Sergius Neamtu inc.
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Once a day is ok too water you never want to not water new plants or under water just make sure that you give plenty of water
Real quality outdoor care
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Once in the morning and once at night.
All Year Property Care
ProMatcher
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Depending on your geographic location and plant type.
Glatfelter Property Services
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: At least once a day but in summer time I would do it at least twice ,once in the morning and once at night.
Alamo Citys Handyman
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: The following are general guidelines. How often and how long you water will depend on your soil and other factors. Year One: 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.
Hampton Roads We Cut Grass & Handyman Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: You should need to water deeply only once or twice per week in dry weather if you have selected the right plant for the right place, prepared the soil and planted correctly, and mulched your plants. Exactly how often and how long you water will depend on your soil and other conditions.
Lawn Ranger
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Deep watering.
Warco Landscapes
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: Water every other day keeps the soil rich in nutrition for newly planted plants .
ENCHANTMENT ENTERPRISE AND DEVELOPMENT
ProMatcher
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Plants are like people, they need a drink of water every day.
Bay Area Garden Services
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Water often to make sure your establishing good growth
Hardscaping Plus
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: watering once a day should be enough water for new plantings.
Cuyahoga Property Maintenance
ProMatcher
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: Over-watering can damage root growth
J&M Landscaping
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: Every other day or every day weeks one and two depending on weather. Weeks three and four you should be able to cut back to 3 times a week.
RL Residential Services
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
ProMatcher
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Water lightly for 15 minutes 2 times per day.
Landmark lawncare
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Once a day at least. When temperatures reach above 85°, then twice a day maybe necessary!
Xtream Stumpgrinding Inc.
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: ...
Everardo Landscaping
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: You should water them as soon as you get them in the ground. Then water them once a day or every other day, depending on the heat. Best time to water is the evening when the sun has gone down, or very early in the morning.
Just Weed It
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
ProMatcher
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: allowing your plant to maintain proper moisture level allows your plant to grow healthy.
Engines & More
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: NEW PLANTS NEED LOTS OF WATER TO HELP WITH GROW,
MR.GREEN ACRES
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
ProMatcher
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
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
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: Should water at least once a day, if not twice a day.
Clearly Better Properties
ProMatcher
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
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
ProMatcher
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
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
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Once a day
Explanation: once a day for the first week then every third day
Pinnacle Landscape and Maintenance
ProMatcher
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
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
ProMatcher
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
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
ProMatcher
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
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
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Twice a day
Explanation: Nurse plants needs water and sunlight.
TROYWADE & ASSOCIATES
ProMatcher
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
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
ProMatcher
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
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
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Every third day
Explanation: This depends on the conditions of soil, weather, exposure, and the type of planting.
Fall Guys LLC
ProMatcher
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
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
ProMatcher
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
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.
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Every other day
Explanation: Plants do not need much water
AJR Lawn care
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