9News Asks Swingle How Colorado Residents Can Keep Lawns Green Amidst Water Restrictions

Denver, Colorado Lawn Care: Tips on keeping a green lawn: Brown spots in lawn

9News recently asked Swingle to share expert tips on how residents can keep their Colorado lawns green while facing water restrictions in a drought year. Swingle President, John Gibson, had a bit of fun with news anchor Mark Koebrich and shared a few laughs when discussing rabbit droppings and the issues they pose to our Colorado lawns.

Here are some of the key points discussed in the video:

Make sure to aerate and fertilize your lawn
Rabbit droppings can damage your lawn- find out how to help prevent it
It’s time to prepare your landscape for the season
Set sprinkler timers to ensure you aren’t wasting water

Denver Water has declared a Stage 2 drought and instituted mandatory two-day-a-week water restrictions as of April 1, 2013. Watering is prohibited between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Denver Water customers are required to follow the following schedules based on their property address number:

Single-family residential properties with ODD-numbered addresses: Saturday and Wednesday
Single-family residential properties with

EVEN-numbered addresses: Sunday and Thursday
All others (multi-family, HOA’s, commercial, industrial, government, etc.): Tuesday and Friday