Micro-Sprinkler Irrigation: What You Need to Know

Whether you’re watering your lawn or farming, it’s important to use water efficiently. That’s why micro-sprinkler irrigation has become so popular. With this system, crops get the water they need when they need it. Among different types of sprinkler irrigation systems, micro-sprinkler irrigation is the right tool for the job. Compared to drip irrigation, micro-sprinkler irrigation is perceived as a less capable or efficient method. However, this system is a smart and efficient way to disperse Read more [...]

How to Water Your Lawn Effectively (10 Tips)

The secret to maintaining a thriving lawn is thorough watering. On average most lawns need about 1 to 1.5 inches of water per week to stay lush and green. But over-watering not only wastes water but makes it more susceptible to insect damage. Reducing water waste is one of the major reasons to consider perfecting your watering techniques. But how? A garden irrigation system helps you water your lawn efficiently and is a much better solution than toiling away in the sun. Its added benefits include Read more [...]

7 Tips to Maintaining Your Lawn Sprinkler System

Maintaining your lawn sprinkler system reduces water waste, prolongs the life of the equipment, and keeps your lawn healthy. But the procedures you should be following to do just that (and how often) depends on your system. It's not easy to quickly detect leaks and internal damage in sprinklers by viewing them from the outside. Following a maintenance regime helps determine whether the components of your sprinkler are working properly to reduce wastage of water. A Simple Guide to Maintain Read more [...]

4 Simple Soil Tests to Determine Your Garden’s Health

We all want a healthy lawn, but do you think about the health of the soil in your lawn? A lush and green lawn requires nutrient dense soil, so it's best to understand which nutrients are present and which aren't. By educating yourself about soil composition, drainage, acidity and overall soil health, you can avoid the unsatisfactory results that come with unsuitable soil. This blog outlines four simple lawn soil testing methods that are ideally conducted during your garden's most active growing Read more [...]

6 Ferns to Spruce Up Your Garden This Winter

Ferns make great garden plants. They not only add character and beauty to your outdoor space but enhance your home’s curb appeal. These low maintenances, easy-to-grow plants can thrive in low-light conditions and be used in shaded home gardens. If you’re planning to add ferns to your garden, you should choose ones that can tolerate winter's cold, since the weather is getting chillier by the day. Here are the easiest ferns to grow in winter. Gardening Tips: Best Ferns That Can Survive in Read more [...]

How to Create a Low-Maintenance Lawn (11 Landscaping Ideas)

The value of your property isn't just about your house. A lush yard (created in part by a discreet irrigation system) with beautiful lighting and colourful blooms is an important part of its appeal to both residents and passers-by. Without proper maintenance, however, your lawn will look unkempt. But not all of us have the time or knowledge to stay up to the task. So, if you want a low-maintenance landscape, here are few suggestions to make the job easier. 11 Easy Landscaping Ideas for People Read more [...]

Drip Irrigation: The Most Efficient Plant Watering System?

Do you love your garden? Is it full of beautiful flowers and lush plants that make you happy? What about your lovely green lawn? Of course you love them so you should know that the irrigation system you choose plays a vital role in maintaining and enhancing both. And, to get a well-irrigated lawn and garden that will keep your plants thriving without wasting water, you should choose drip irrigation. This is the most efficient way to water plants while saving water, fertilizer and energy. Let's Read more [...]

Why Your Lawn Needs an Irrigation System (6 Simple Reasons)

No longer are professionally-installed irrigation systems only to be found on golf courses and the grounds of upscale mansions. With advances in technology, they've become affordable, convenient and energy efficient options for every homeowner.  Modern irrigation systems are designed to deliver just the right amount of water and reduce any waste that occurs when you water by hose. It’s a great way to save money and time while keeping your lawn or garden healthy and green with minimal effort. Read more [...]

Designing Your Own Garden Landscape (6 Tips for Beginners)

A properly-designed garden makes our lives better. But where to start? Here, our experts round up six simple design tips to create the perfect outdoor space. 6 Tips to Plan and Design Your Outdoor Space Are you looking to improve the design of your home's outdoor landscape? Here are a few tips to get started. 1. Make a Plan You don't necessarily need a professional landscape designer designs. If you want to take a DIY approach, you need to: Draw a bird’s-eye view of your property. Read more [...]

5 Questions You Should Ask Your Irrigation System Contractor

Lawn irrigation and sprinkler systems are valuable investments for any property, be it residential or commercial. As such, you need to hire a contractor to be your trusted advisor before, during and after the project. They should be able to customize your system to suit your landscape’s requirements. To be sure you’re getting the best value for your money, ask your contractor these questions before you hire them. What to Ask Your Irrigation System Contractor Before You Hire Them Here Read more [...]