Texans love lush, green lawns that provide beautiful summer color. Of course, that pretty green grass stays thirsty, but lawn needs change dramatically when the weather cools down from November through March. Dormant (beige) lawns are actually getting ready for the warmer weather to come and are healthier when allowed to get the necessary rest and refueling (R&R).
Tips to help your lawn get the R&R it needs:
When residents and businesses use irrigation water during the winter, there is a risk that the system will operate during or just before temperatures drop to freezing levels, potentially creating a dangerous situation. The best method for ensuring this won’t happen is to turn irrigation systems off from November through March. This is the safest approach, and it reduces water bills.
In Irving, watermyyard.org is the best resource for customized irrigation information, so be sure to register for this service. And remember, when it comes to winter landscapes, beige is beautiful!