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Plant Grasses that Require Less Water

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Landscape golf iStock 000011955558XSmallPlanting grasses that require less water can result in large-scale water savings for golf courses and parks. Certain drought stress-tolerant cultivars have been developed, while some have even been bred to be salt-tolerant, allowing for brackish or ocean water irrigation.

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Aerate Soil with a Heavy-Duty Slicer

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aerationSoil compaction reduces irrigation efficiency by decreasing pore space and increasing bulk density of soil, leading to decreased water infiltration and increased surface water runoff. Aerating through heavy-duty slicing reduces soil compaction and enhances turfgrass rooting, creating more space for air and water movement and increasing irrigation efficiency.

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