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Foundation Watering
What is Foundation Watering? If you are wondering if foundation watering is a gimmick, we certainly can’t blame you. Admittedly, the idea of intentionally ...
Wed, 19 Oct, 2022 at 2:46 PM
Friction Loss Explained
Friction Loss Explained Friction loss is the loss of pressure in tubing or pipe caused by friction between water and the inner walls of the tubing. The ...
Fri, 2 Dec, 2022 at 1:58 PM
Get Rid of Your Sprinklers Once and For All
Get Rid of Your Sprinklers Once and For All Nearly 50% of all water used to water landscapes is wasted. Amazing, right? Most of this waste can be attribu...
Wed, 8 Dec, 2021 at 12:06 PM
Gravity Feed System Basics: Elevation, Pressure, Water Quality, and Timers
Using the Force: Gravity Feed Drip Systems When a reservoir of water is situated above your garden, you can easily work with a gravity feed drip irrigati...
Wed, 20 Apr, 2022 at 8:06 AM
Growing Commercial / Industrial Hemp
Hemp is one of the oldest cultivated crops in history. Since the 2014 Farm Bill, State Ag departments and universities have been allowed to research an...
Wed, 8 Apr, 2020 at 9:08 AM
Head Assembly Installation Tips
Don't Make This Mistake Drip irrigation professionals note that the most common mistake made by first time drip irrigation DIYers is over-tightening...
Tue, 18 Dec, 2018 at 3:47 PM
Healthier Plants with Less Work
Who Wants to Do Less Work and Have Healthier Plants? When was the last time you read something that said if you do less you will get more and it was tr...
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 at 3:58 PM
Help Your Plants Survive Drought
Whether you live in the dry, arid Southwest, or the Northeast corner of the United States, you will at some time have to face a drought. It may not be as ...
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 at 3:59 PM
The History of Drip Irrigation
The History of Drip Irrigation Drip irrigation is quickly becoming the standard irrigation method for many applications such as home gardens and landscapes...
Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 at 2:53 PM
Hydroponics
What is Hydroponics? Hydroponics is a method of growing plants in nutrient-rich water instead of soil. Hydroponics serves to solve issues that can occur in...
Mon, 17 Oct, 2022 at 1:33 PM