Monday, January 21, 2013

Time for Winter Watering by Carol King

Photo courtesy CSU
The dry air, low precipitation,  and fluctuating temperatures that we have had thus far this  fall and winter in the Front Range of Colorado means we need to winter water!  There has been little or no snow cover to provide soil moisture. Trees, shrubs, perennials and lawns can be damaged if they do not receive supplemental water.

Lack of winter watering can cause injury or death to part of the plant's root system.  Weakened plants my also be subject to insect and disease problems.

Read the entire CSU fact sheet about winter watering here.