Category Archives: Irrigation/Sprinkler System

How to Make Your Landscape Irrigation System Water Efficient

Do you know the amount of water your landscape irrigation system uses? Watering an acre to a depth of 1 inch requires more than 27,000 gallons of water. You can multiply your acreage with this figure to approximate the amount of water you’ll need in gallons. The amount of water you use for irrigation is…
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Requirements for Irrigation Contractors

Do you want to offer services as a landscape irrigation contractor? Well, if you are planning to start a landscaping business, you might be wondering what the requirements are. In many states, the first thing you need to get is a contractor license. This is the document that will allow you to carry out landscape…
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How to Winterize Your Sprinkler System

Do you have an automatic sprinkler system in your lawn, yard, or garden? The weather during the summer is often friendly to your water supply system. However, as temperatures start to drop, you must winterize the installation properly. During the winter, there’s a real danger of a pipe bursting or leaking on a joint because…
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How to Install an Efficient Irrigation System

An efficient irrigation system will make it easier for water to reach the hard-to-reach areas of your lawn. Installing a good irrigation system will help keep your yard and plants healthy. An irrigation system can consist of a top hose assembly or a buried sprinkler pipe. Regardless of the system, you should do accurate and…
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Is Natural Irrigation Possible?

Overview Effective, efficient, and cost-sufficient agricultural practices is the drive of any person involved in agriculture. One of the ancient methods that saw an agricultural revolution around the world is the use of irrigation in farming. Changing times, including technological advancements, has seen a change in irrigation, whether on commercial or small-scale use. There are…
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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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