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Irrigation

Trend: Vertical Landscape

Trend: Vertical Landscape

Some say no irrigation will be necessary for vertical landscape, to which I strongly disagree. Even using drought tolerant plants or being in area receiving ample rainfall, plantings in this environment will need supplemental water.
The Basics of Efficient Irrigation Design with Jeff M.

The Basics of Efficient Irrigation Design with Jeff M.

Yet another event for the OCASLA has been given by Jeff Muhlbach. Muhlbach discussed the basics of efficient irrigation design last week with a good crowd of landscape architects. Discussing anything from proper equipment selection to creating an efficient design, Muhlbach expressed the importance of having a good irrigation design included in every project.
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.