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Using native plants in California is like being a hippie in a supermall. Lame, huh. But your main objective would be to dictate where plant beds will be versus (lawn), dig the soil and fluff it. Plant beds should be at the very least 1 -2 feet above the lawn or flat work. A trench between lawn and plant bed is super for taking away excess water. Fluffed ...


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Anna, you HAVE TO HAVE DRAIN HOLES in the bottom of any pot!! Get a drill and drill some holes and soon. What did you use for soil? Hopefully it was sterilized potting soil in bags??!! Garden soil is a big no-no in any kind of pot!! I've got explanations big time on other similar questions on this site. Heather is VERY finicky!! Lots of drainage, ...


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First thing to do is call the company that did your hydroseeding. What is their mixture of seed, their recommendations for care (they should have made sure they got to you in the first place)...automatic irrigation is NOT that great. An oscillating cheapo sprinkler is best for a lawn that isn't too huge. It allows deep watering without washing everything ...


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You should make sure, before you use the water, that no chemicals have been added for a week (some say half a week), and assuming you've only used chlorine, it should be down to 1 part per million after that time, or even lower, which means yes, you can use it for irrigation purposes. If you can, check the ph, which should be between 7 and 8 before ...


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Welp, you answered some of my questions!! Clay is great soil. Seriously. Less watering, less adding chemicals, less leaching...watering deeply means to water until your soil is wet at least 4" deep. Take a spade to check. 1" of water per week. Are you on an automatic waterer? Lawns truly need to be trained to grow deep roots...this makes them drought ...


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I can understand what many are saying here, but to me rain water is best. I live in the country and no matter how much water I give my plants they won't grow as much as they grow after a rain soak. My best guess is that plants may like electrolytes or charged particles more so than we understand. I have seen plants that have not grown for a few years of tap ...



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