Best Time To Water Lawns

Gardening Question From Debbie:

I live in So California, inland valley in Temecula, and with the extreme heat I need to know when the best time to water Cool Season lawns. Mainly Fescue I believe. I was watering in the mornings, however, someone told me I should only water in evenings. When and for how long? Repeat or not?  I would appreciate your expertise. I tried to look up someone asking you this in your web page but could not find.

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Answer From Pat:

The best time to water all lawns in hot climates is evening, but most people these days are phasing out lawns, especially cool-season lawns, in favor of drought-resistant and heat-resistant plants.

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