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Measure your sprinkling

Not all areas beneath a sprinkler receive the same amount of water. To measure what the grass is getting, place washed tuna cans in several places beneath the spray. Then measure after 30 minutes and move the sprinkler to another location if there's an inch of water in the can.

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