This allows the grass to dry before nightfall, reducing the risk of disease. But in some areas, watering at night is a bad idea. When you have new sod or a lawn you should never water it at night. If you overseed with ryegrass in winter, water every 3 to 7 days after it is established. Deep deep watering when it needs it. Sprinkle a minimum of one inch of water on the ground where the sod will be laid. It's arid here, so diseases are less of a problem. Fortunately, watering a new Bermuda sod lawn is not difficult, but it does require the home gardener to frequently check the new sod's condition. All lawns need water in order to remain green and healthy. And winds are more likely during the day than at night, so watering at night leads to less loss due to wind (as well as less loss due to evaporation before it hits the ground). A lot of it also depends on where you live. Everyone prefers to allow nature to take its course and water the lawn, but this cannot be counted on. Eventually, you’ll want to water between 6 and 10 am, while the weather is still cool. Properly Watering Bermuda Grass Lawns. When seedlings are about an inch tall, begin watering once per day, giving about ¼ inch of water each time. The answer to that question is a solid NO!!!. Instead of watering shallowly every day for 15 minutes, water deeply once a week for an hour or so (or how ever long it takes to apply an inch of water). The lawn should go to bed at night. of water in 30 minutes and wet the soil to a depth of 3 inches, you would need to apply 1 inch of water to wet the soil to a depth of 6 inches. The Watering When bermudagrass is growing, supplement rainfall as needed so that the lawn gets 1 inch of water each week. Bermuda – Watering. This can come from two different sources, either natural rain fall or man-made irrigation. Water until the soil is wet to a depth or 4 to 6 inches (check by probing the soil with a screw driver or similar tool). To do so you must water for 1 hour. An established lawn typically requires about 1 inch of water … In the winter, Bermuda-grass lawns go dormant and need no supplemental watering. It will spring back and you won't see your footprints if it DOESN'T need water. Frequency of mowing and watering Bermuda grass lawn depends on the season and month. Don't fertilize it now, it's too late. Water the area for the new sod thoroughly 12 to 24 hours before the sod arrives, using a sprinkler. So watering a Bermuda lawn will become a necessity. The best time to water a lawn is in the morning, preferably before noon. Hybrid Bermuda produces very little living pollen and doesn’t bother allergy sufferers. For bermuda, you walk on the grass. Watering of the sod should be done a couple times per day the first week. A bluish-gray appearance or wilted, folded, or curled leaves may indicate that it is time to water. Run-off from watering a lawn can waste a significant amount of water, which is costly and a poor use of a limited natural resource. Water early in the morning and finish just before sunrise. How to Water a Bermuda Grass Lawn. Bermuda grass hybrids such as the Tifway 419 needs mowing that is even closer to the ground at 1/2 to 1 1/2 inches. Night or early in the morning are the most effective times to water, ... and that makes your lawn more water efficient. You water your lawn when it needs it. Many people have questions regarding watering their sod, but one of the most common is if it is ok to water sod ad night? Watering restrictions may impact how often you can irrigate. Watering the grass every single day for 15 minutes. (PER ZONE). The recommended height for the common Bermuda grass is 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches. A few days after the grass begins to sprout, you can reduce watering frequency to twice per day, but apply more water each time. 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