Irrigate Your Garden, but Don’t Overwater
The first thing you should think of when you plan your summer gardening tasks is watering. You don’t want to let your green heaven burn in the sun, do you? So, if the lawn is your main preoccupation, make sure you water the grass deeply, but not more than it needs. Shallow and frequent watering is a NO as it gives the soil time to dry out completely. Also, overwatering will not allow a strong root system to establish as well as lead to fungus.
Of course, how often you water depends not only on the location but also on the type of grass and the plants you grow. If you have a veggie garden, make sure you know your plants well. Deep-rooted crops like tomatoes and corn will, for instance, need deep irrigation. There are, however, plants like lettuce and other shallow-rooted greens that need less deep watering.
In addition, keep in mind that irrigating in the morning is best, as the plants are active and absorb all the water they need, while the extra moisture will evaporate, keeping your green heaven pampered and preventing diseases. While afternoon irrigation is not recommended, the worst time to water your plants is in the evening, as it leaves everything wet all night. And this is how diseases appear!