Garden resources and workshops, visit: San Joaquin County Master Gardeners.
Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.
Remove irrigation water and fertilizer from areas where you don't want weeds to grow.
Check your irrigation controller once a month, and adjust as necessary.
Most plants require only one-third as much water in winter as they do in summer.