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Smart Floridians Supplement Irrigation with Garden Hoses

Smart Floridians supplement irrigation with good, old-fashioned garden hoses. But those who don’t? They might be missing out, says ArtisTree Irrigation Manager Bob Hall. ArtisTree Irrigation Manager Bob Hall “I can’t tell you how many times homeowners will turn on their entire system for 30 minutes, all because an area…

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Establishing New Plantings In Your Southwest Florida Landscape

You’ve made a considerable investment in landscaping your Southwest Florida home, and your landscape designer says to hand-water your new plantings until they’re “established.” What exactly does that mean? Well, every species has its own set of requirements to thrive, but generally speaking, a well- established plant is one that…

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Smart Irrigation Month

HOW TO PREVENT IRRIGATION GEYSERS FROM HITTING YOUR SOFFITS

Imagine coming home to an irrigation geyser that’s been shooting up into your soffit all day long. The damage, the repair expense, the flooded plant material below -- you could have avoided it all by adding inexpensive pressure reducers to your irrigation system. To keep a situation like this from…

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MAKE SURE YOUR IRRIGATION EXPERT ISN’T WET BEHIND THE EARS.

According to the Florida Forest Service, many areas of our state are experiencing abnormally low precipitation to severe drought, even though water defines Florida with two bordering oceans, Lake Okeechobee and 50,000 miles of rivers, streams and waterways. So when it comes to watering your landscape, ask your certified irrigation…

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