Lawn Watering Frequency TipsOnce established, wise watering helps keep your lawn looking its best
Initial wateringThe first 7-14 days are very important, the turf must not be allowed to dry out, and the soil must be kept moist.
After taking root
Once the turf cannot be pulled up, the turf has taken root.
You should continue to water your new lawn carefully for the next three weeks, after which less frequent and deeper watering should begin.
Once establishedAfter the turf is established, water wisely. Proper watering will produce deep roots, making your lawn more tolerant to a variety of conditions.
Frequently Asked Questions / More Detail
Should I water differently when it's hotter and colder?
On hot, windy days, turf will dry out quickly and should be watered more often. When the temperature reaches 35°C or higher, you will need to water your turf 2-3 times a day to help it remain healthy.
On cooler or cloudy days, the turf may only need watering up to twice a day in summer.