Smart irrigation water more efficiently

The irrigation industry is experiencing a renaissance of technology development. Now, more so than ever, consumers can find irrigation products that use advanced sensors, Wi-Fi and app-based capability to automatically adjust watering schedules, communicate problems and save water, giving consumers more data and power to control irrigation systems than ever before. “Smart” irrigation systems irrigate…

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Self-Watering Planters

One of the most common mistakes gardeners make is over watering plants. Self-watering planters are an alternative way to make watering more efficient and to prevent over-watering. These types of planters have a reservoir to hold water at the bottom and if kept filled the soil maintains a consistent level of moisture. Self-watering containers can…

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Sprinkler Turn On

Most people think a turn-on is quick and easy, but in reality there is a lot more to it.  Care and a technical eye is what is needed to prepare for ultimate performance during the hot days of summer. Irrigation systems have been sitting idle all winter and now it is time to charge your…

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Rain Sensors

Rain sensors are designed to prevent your sprinkler system from running in the rain. There are two types of rain/freeze sensors, wired and wireless. A rain/freeze sensor shuts off your irrigation system when there is freezing temperatures to protect your sprinkler system from getting damaged. Rain and wireless rain/freeze sensors are becoming “must have” components…

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Wifi Sprinkler Controllers

Take the guesswork out of watering with a Smart WiFi Sprinkler Controller. Customized watering schedules can be set with regards to day, frequency, start time and run time. This will ensure your plants are healthy, you conserve water and have a lower water bill. Daily watering can be automatically adjusted to reflect seasonal weather changes…

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Tennis Court Irrigation

Every type of tennis court has different tennis court irrigation needs.  Some tennis courts require above ground irrigation while others require sub surface irrigation.  For instance; clay courts are like sponges that hold water. This water evaporates over the course of a day. Irrigation regimens should be designed to replenish water lost during the day.…

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Lawn Brown Spots

What causes brown spots on lawns or turf?  Some reasons for lawn brown spots are; dull mower blades, disease, fungus, drought stress, soil compaction, insects or improper watering. To ensure a healthy and beautiful lawn, the installation and maintenance of an irrigation system is   important.  A proper watering schedule is required as too much or…

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Maintenance Plan for “Lawngevity”

It has been shown that regular maintenance of your irrigation system will ensure its operation at peak performance and irrigation system components will last longer.  A regularly maintained irrigation system will prevent water waste, reduce pollution from run-off and over-irrigation, and improve plant health by applying the correct amount of water where it can be…

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Golf courses – Keeping the greens green

Many people may not know that Long Island is center stage in American golf history. When golf began to spread beyond the British Isles in the late 19th century, Long Island was one of the first places it took root.  New York tycoons began establishing golf clubs near their country estates. The oldest Long Island…

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Smart Irrigation Month

July is Smart Irrigation Month, a public awareness campaign to promote efficient water use. Focused on July, traditionally the month of peak demand for outdoor water use, the campaign highlights simple practices and innovative technologies to: Make maintaining properties easy and convenient. Minimize overwatering while keeping lawns, gardens and landscapes beautiful and healthy. Save money…

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