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Tips to Reduce Water Use

When temperatures rise and rain is scarce, peak water use in single-family homes typically occurs due to lawn and garden watering or when topping off a swimming pool.  Experts estimate. . .
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Are You Damaging Your Lawn?

Winter is the time that many forget about their lawn care. If it’s buried under frost and snow, out of sight, out of mind, right? If you want a lush. . .
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Plan for “Lawngevity”

With regular maintenance your irrigation system will operate at peak performance and system components will last longer. A well maintained irrigation system will also prevent water waste and lower your. . .
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Plan ahead for your new plantings

Fall is the perfect time to plant trees, shrubs, and evergreens as well as spring flowering bulbs and vegetables.  If you are planning on planting or renovating your lawn, give. . .
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Banish Brown Patches

Brown patches on your lawn can be caused by a number of factors – one of which can be your irrigation system. Below are a few common sprinkler system causes:. . .
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No More Thirsty Plants

Would you like more freedom from lugging hoses and sprinklers around your yard?  If so, you need to consider having a microdrip irrigation system installed. That way thirsty plants and. . .
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The Importance of Regular Maintenance

Did you know that with regular maintenance your system will operate at peak performance and irrigation system components will last longer. A regularly maintained irrigation system will prevent water waste. . .
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Be Smart With Water- Water Saving Tips

The Irrigation Association is educating irrigation professionals and the public with some sensible programs and promotions for water efficient products and services. The first of these, called WaterSense, is a. . .
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Throw Away Your Watering Cans

Drip Irrigation, also known as trickle irrigation or micro-irrigation, is an irrigation method that applies water slowly to the roots of plants by depositing the water either on the soil. . .
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The Perfect Turn-On

Preparing for the Hot Days of Summer Most people think a turn-on is quick and easy, but in reality there is a lot more to it. Care and a technical. . .
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The Latest Buzz-Word

Educating our Valued Customers & Irrigation Professionals about lawn irrigation & water conservation Evapotranspiration — sounds complex, but what it simply means is the amount of water that evaporates from. . .
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Be Smart with Water

Educating Irrigation Professionals and the Public The Irrigation Association is educating irrigation professionals and the public with some sensible programs and promotions for water efficient products and services. The first. . .
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Quality Time

Are your flowers getting more attention than your family these days? Would you like more freedom from lugging hoses around your yard?  After reading this article, you will have learned. . .
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Time to Winterize!

As the season winds down and cold weather starts to set in, it becomes time to winterize your irrigation system. Every year, the ritual of irrigation “blow out” becomes the. . .
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Prepare for Spring in the Fall

Although we usually think of Spring as the time for new beginnings, often Fall is the time to prepare for those new beginnings. This is especially the case in upgrading. . .
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A Water-Wise Hamptons Summer

Dan’s Papers interview with Robert Boyle in the June 5th 2012 Edition Drought. It’s an ominous word a summer arrives here in the Hamptons. Ever since the National Weather Service reported that Long Island had. . .
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