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Irrigation

Know What Grows

Know What Grows

Water conservation is on the minds of many clients because it saves them money and helps the environment along the way.  Updating sprinkler systems and designs is a great way to make sure a system is running in optimal condition. A good way to tell: is your or your client’s system watering only what grows?
Small Landscapes, Big Irrigation

Small Landscapes, Big Irrigation

For some reason nothing brings into question an irrigation designer’s skill more than his or her proposed layout of small, isolated landscape areas. It’s a legitimate question really, especially when a client knows that an entire football field for example can technically be irrigated with as few as a dozen sprinklers. So let’s spend some time answering that all-too-common question.
The Larger Scope of Irrigation Design

The Larger Scope of Irrigation Design

Properly designed, installed, maintained and managed landscape irrigation systems greatly reduce the volume of irrigation water that is wasted every year. In some water short areas, we have seen the beginnings of planned water conservation efforts. In time, these could become the basis for a coordinated national policy toward water conservation. Today many municipalities require..
Considering Sustainable Landscape

Considering Sustainable Landscape

It’s becoming increasingly important to take care of our planet, and businesses can help. There are ways to use resources more efficiently and cut back on energy consumption inside, of course, but one eco-friendly idea for businesses exists that you might not have considered: sustainable landscaping.
Sprinkler Placement Patterns

Sprinkler Placement Patterns

Sprinkler patterns matter. Overlapping sprinkler coverage allows for more even watering and it is more efficient. The type of sprinkler used also makes a difference. Finding the right rotor for the right area, placed correctly is the sweet spot for a design. One of the reasons for carefully selecting the sprinklers is so they can..
Irrigation- Why should I care?

Irrigation- Why should I care?

Irrigation, just another project nuisance. “It’s wasteful,” some may say, or “I’m trying to help the environment.” We understand that, but what happens when your next client wants irrigation? You’ll probably go to the cheapest contractor you can find. But what if having a contractor design an irrigation system is the vary thing that causes..
Being SMART this New Year

Being SMART this New Year

Intelligent Use of Water is needed now more than ever.  But why is that? The nation is consumed with one disaster after another, water shortages are now not just a thing in California. Become water smart by knowing: where to apply water, how to apply it, and when to schedule irrigation.