Category Archives: Irrigation/Sprinkler System

BASICS OF THE BED IRRIGATION

There are different ways to choose from for your bed irrigation project. Two popular types of bed irrigation are the sprinkler system and drip system. While sprinkler is still used by some people to irrigate their beds, it is less effective and its basic setup is simple and direct. You will just need to connect…
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The Four Main Types of Irrgation

In agriculture, watering crops can be done through irrigation or rain. Since rain can sometimes be unreliable due to climate change, most farmers rely on irrigation to cultivate plants. The type of irrigation a farmer chooses depends on factors such as soil type, type of crop, land topography and weather patterns. The following are the…
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Irrigation Tips for Dense Soil

If you want to grow a garden or tend to the grass, the trees on your landscape, you may find that your soil is unusually dense. If you have dense soil or your soil is clay-like, here are some tips for keeping the lawn adequately watered. Dense Soil Characteristics Dense or clay-like soil is hard-packed,…
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Irrigation Tips for Dry or Sandy Soil

It can be a challenge to grow healthy grass and plants in areas with dry or sandy soil. Whether your home is in a coastal area of you have soil with a light texture, it is important to take special care when watering the soil. Lawns in desert-like conditions must be watered effectively as well.…
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Lawn Irrigation Tips for Summer and Fall

A beautiful lawn makes a huge difference in the look of your property overall. You can increase curb appeal with a manicured lawn. A lawn that is well-watered also keeps your grass and plants healthy and beautiful. When it comes to keeping your yard properly irrigated, consider the seasons to determine how much water your…
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Easy Sprinkler Maintenance Tips

Did you know that most lawns require 1 to 1.5 inches of water per week? Because rainfall is too unpredictable and infrequent, you shouldn’t rely solely on it as a watering system for your lawn. Luckily, sprinklers help pick up some of the slack.  Your lawn or garden relies on its sprinkler system to ensure…
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Installing a Sprinkler System on Large Properties

If you’ve got a spacious yard and are getting tired of moving the lawn sprinkler every few days in the hot weather, it may be time to install an underground sprinkler system. The system can ensure that your lawn is watered evenly, and will keep your grass green and healthy all year round. It’s best…
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How Deep Should a Sprinkler System Be?

After you’ve made the irrigation plans for your sprinkler, you’ll be able to continue with the sprinkler installation process. Installing your sprinkler system will include digging trenches for pipes, so you’ll need to choose a method that provides consistent depth for the pipes. The trenches for these pipes should be deep enough so that you…
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Sprinkler Maintenance Tips

When it comes to taking care of your sprinklers, it’s important to know that all sprinklers aren’t created the same. Some are better equipped to distribute significant amounts of water or to water small surface areas properly. So, before you come up with a specific maintenance plan for your sprinkler system, talk with the professionals…
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Thinking of Installing a Sprinkler?

A sprinkler system is a great way to keep your lawn lush and green, and it can even serve as a fun activity to help your kids cool off during the warm months of the spring and summer. However, the right sprinkler system takes expert installation, and sprinklers should also be positioned correctly to ensure…
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