Tag Archive: Irrigation

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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THE DAY OUR IRRIGATION CREW SAVED THE WELL

As ArtisTree's Irrigation Service Supervisor, Leonel Gomez responds to every tough challenge with four words that have become his trademark: "Let me try something.” Take the hot summer morning when Leonel and ArtisTree’s irrigation crew were out in a small Sarasota community. The well pump was down, and the homeowner…

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HOW TO PREVENT IRRITATION TO YOUR IRRIGATION

I remember a non-ArtisTree client telling me how he locked his timer box before leaving on a three-week summer vacation. He left the key with a neighbor, but it didn’t matter because the battery decided to die right after he left. He returned to a brown lawn that eventually had…

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