Articles about irrigation


Surprises, conservatism, and what one can learn from soil testing: part 2

Last updated: 04/29/2018

I wrote about three things one can learn from soil testing in this post. Here, in part 2, I discuss four more things related to this subject. 4. Grass can grow well and produce...

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How to Add Plants to an Office to Make Employees More Focused and Productive

Last updated: 04/26/2018

An interior design expert shares tips for sprucing up your office space, drawing on the philosophy of biophilia. In this series, The Way We Work, Entrepreneur Associate Editor...

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Artificial Turf - 10 Reasons Why It Might Not Be What You're Looking For

Last updated: 04/26/2018

It seems like the perfect solution. Replace thirsty lawns with something that plays the part yet is perfectly (un)dead and therefore requires nowater, nomaintenance, and...

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Moss Capable Of Removing Arsenic From Drinking Water Discovered

Last updated: 04/26/2018

A moss capable of removing arsenic from contaminated water has been discovered by researchers from Stockholm University. And it happens quickly – in just one hour, the arsenic...

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How to Repair a Leaky Drip Irrigation Poly Tube in 3 Easy Steps

Last updated: 04/23/2018

As winter rolls out and spring arrives throughout the country, drip irrigation systems will soon be back up and running. Due to age, burrowing animals or a simple gardening...

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Turf That’s Forever Young

Last updated: 04/22/2018

A well-manicured lawn—an easy and practical way to greet and set a tone for visitors—is a point of pride for many home and business owners. Nothing less than an immaculate first...

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Working with water restrictions

Last updated: 04/20/2018

What you need to know, no matter where you live As drought conditions worsen and population centers grow, ordinances limiting water use are increasingly common. “Water...

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National Lawn Care Month is the perfect opportunity to promote our industry

Last updated: 04/13/2018

Landscape contractors can make April a time to spread the word about the benefits of their services. What is it? It’s April, and for many landscape contractors, business is...

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Three Ways to Prepare for 2018 Sales Growth

Last updated: 04/12/2018

Confidence in the green industry is on the up, according to a recent TD Bank survey of 115 retailers at the Green Industry & Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO). With 61 percent expecting...

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Inside the National Mall's new irrigation system - Lawn & Landscape

Last updated: 04/12/2018

Like other long-standing businesses in the horticulture industry, Chalet Landscape, Nursery and Garden Center had modest beginnings. Lawrence J. (L.J.) Thalmann Sr. founded the...

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