July 11, 2013 – Regular Monthly Meeting

Sprinkler System Efficiency
Speaker: Mark Brown, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

Water is a precious resource. During the summer months as much as 80% of the water used by an average home is for outdoor use. Homeowners watering their lawns and landscapes are the main source of this outdoor use. There are lawn care practices that, if followed, can reduce the need for irrigation and still allow your lawn to be healthy and green. The tips you learn at this talk will save you money as well as water.

Mark has been a Pulaski County Extension Agent since April 2010, specializing in outdoor water conservation and turfgrass management. His specialties include lawn care, turfgrass diseases, soil testing, and outdoor water efficiency. He has B.S. in Turfgrass Science from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, and is currently a graduate student in Agriculture Education at the University of Arkansas. He is a native
Arkansan from Bryant.
Location: Fletcher Library.  Time: 7 PM.