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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.
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.
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..
Conducting an Irrigation Audit

Conducting an Irrigation Audit

System audits are an effective way to inspect and measure the performance, efficiency, and general health of an irrigation system and its components.  Results are compiled and used in combination with other observations and measurements to facilitate irrigation management.
Managing Stormwater Runoff

Managing Stormwater Runoff

Stromwater runoff is a contributor to water pollution and water waste in urban areas. There are several ways to reduce pollution and waste, however rain gardens serve as the most aesthetically pleasing solution. In a nut shell, rain water gardens should be paired with “water loving” plants to maximize the results. Water from downspouts and..