When should I water my lawn?

When Should I Water My Lawn?

Summer has arrived and the hot heat is defiantly here. You need lots of water to help stay cool and hydrated and your lawn does too… Right?  Not exactly, your lawn needs water, but not as much as you may think. Here are a few tips to help know when and how much water is really needed.

When is it time to water?
The first few warm days of summer does not automatically mean to water lawns. In fact, allowing lawns to start to go under mild drought stress actually increases rooting. Grasses also tend to turn darker in color as they go under drought stress.

Water early in the day if possible.
Given a choice, water early in the day when lawns are normally wet from dew. Avoid midday watering due to excessive evaporation, and at night due to potential increased chances of some diseases gaining a foothold. The exception to this guide is when you are in extremely hot weather and nighttime temperatures don't go below 68 degrees. Then it is better to water in the late afternoon or early evening, providing you don't have watering-time restrictions. Early or late in the day reduces the amount of evaporation that takes place during the very hot day, allowing more water to reach the root zone.

Water as infrequently as possible.
Thoroughly water when you do water so moisture soaks down to the roots. Avoid frequent watering’s that promote shallower root systems and weeds (e.g., crabgrass).

There are many does and don’ts to watering your lawn based on the growing region you live in. Talk to a professional to help you determine what your yard needs is what Peaceful Valley Irrigation & Landscaping can do.

Give Peaceful Valley Irrigation a call for all of your Grand Junction Lawncare needs.

Is Lawn Aeration Good for My Lawn?

Lawn / Turf Aeration Service

Lawn aeration service helps to restore your lawn’s youth and vibrancy, giving you a lush and fuller lawn.

Lawn Aeration is an essential service that helps your lawn to rejuvenate and heal from excessive drought and foot traffic while promoting healthy soil quality. This can be especially important in the spring after a long winter season.

Peaceful Valley Irrigation & Landscaping aeration service helps your lawn conditions for grass growth and development of different soil types or sod. The process helps air and water penetrate deep into the soil, down past the roots, which encourages deeper root growth and better lawn quality. This aeration provides a much healthier and vibrant lawn as a whole, and one that your neighbors will envy. Contact Peaceful Valley Irrigation and Landscaping to find out more about this great service to help keep your lawn healthy and vibrant.

3 Tips for a Fabulous Fall Lawn and Landscape

Fall is summer’s last hurrah – it is nature’s way of telling us that the growing season is drawing to a close. Here in Western Colorado that means the leaves turn vibrant shades – which gives you a great opportunity to enjoy the last few days of beautiful weather by calling us to finish the summer and fall landscape projects in your yard.

Snow Removal Services

Snow Removal Services for Residential and Commercial

Grand Junction & Surrounding Areas Residential and Commercial Snow Removal Services

Peaceful Valley Irrigation & Landscaping offers snow plowing, salting, shoveling, and snow removal services for your home or business in Western Colorado. We serve the Grand Junction area and our main goal is to make sure your property is free of dangerous snow and ice this winter so you can get where you need to go or just have the peace of mind that all your snow removal needs are in our hands.

Summer Strategies for Lawn Success

Summer Strategies for Lawn Success

With spring lawn care that was focused on creating a healthy and green lawn, our attention now turns to summer lawn care that is all about keeping your yard healthy, strong and beautiful. Soaring summer temperatures and minimal rainfall bring their own set up circumstances that can inhibit the successful growth and development of a lawn that is worthy of backyard grilling, neighborhood parties and running barefoot through the sprinklers. At Peacefully Valley Irrigation, our goal is to help you keep the beautiful lawn you've already worked hard to create – or assist you in making up for springtime neglect – as you prepare your yard ready for a variety of summer activities and visitors.