For a custom irrigation schedule:
Apply a 2" layer of mulch around plants to reduce moisture loss.
Choose organic mulches, such as shredded bark, compost, or aged sawdust.
Inorganic mulches such as gravel are also acceptable.
Physical weed control, including mulching, or hand removal protects the watershed from harmful chemicals.
Drip and other smart irrigation delivers water directly to roots, allowing no excess water for weeds.