Tag Archives: Outdoor Conservation

Are you overwatering your yard?

During the summer months, more than 50 percent of our drinking water is used on landscapes and yards. Far too many people think they have to water every day or every other day to have a lush lawn. Read More »

Recommended Outdoor Conservation Practices

Walk across the lawn, if you leave footprints, it’s time to water. “Cycle and Soak” – Water in in two to three short cycles rather than a single long period of time is more efficient and beneficial and allows the water to soak deeply into the ground between the cycles. For example, Water for four minutes, wait at least 60 ... Read More »

LSGCD Adds New Weather Monitoring Equipment

The new weather station will be equipped to monitor, record and transmit temperature, the amount of moisture in the air, solar radiation and wind speed on a continuous basis. The Texas A&M team will routinely collect and evaluate the data, using formulas specially created for this application. At the beginning of each week Read More »