Lawn-care basics: how much to cut, irrigate and fertilize (Boston Globe)

Lawn-care basics: how much to cut, irrigate and fertilize (Boston Globe)
Irrigate frequently but not too heavily each time, said Alec Kowalewski, a professor and turf specialist at Oregon State University. ‘‘Turn your water on after Memorial Day,’’ he said. Set the timer ‘‘for three times a week at a quarter of an inch each time. As it heats up, increase the number of days you irrigate.’’