Eco-Friendly Irrigation

Caring for the environment is on many people’s minds these days. Recycling bins are everywhere and composting is growing in popularity. There are ways you can keep your lawn green and have an eco-friendly irrigation system at the same time, too. In general, your lawn irrigation system is meant to help conserve water. Here are some other ways you can make your system even more environmentally friendly:

Over-watering Your Lawn

While the amount of water you use each time you irrigate your lawn shouldn’t change from season to season, the irrigation frequency should. Certain seasons (usually fall and winter) will require much less water, though even in spring and summer you should be aware that too much water can harm your lawn. In fact, it is worse to overwater your lawn that underwater it. The number one reason is that too much water can decrease the oxygen level of your lawn.

Latest Trends in Irrigation Systems

No matter your location, water is an issue when it comes to landscaping and lawns. Some areas are getting too much water, many are in drought situations, and very few areas have just the right amount. In Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, and Citrus counties of Florida, plants are going to need supplemental watering at some time during the year. The irrigation industry has evolved to meet the changing demands to deliver water efficiently in the most economical fashion. The latest trends in the industry are centered around cutting down the amount of water waste.

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Updating Your Irrigation System

Having an irrigation system in place is essential to keeping your lawn hydrated in the Florida climate. Evaluate the condition of your current irrigation system because, over time, it needs to be upgraded. Keeping your system up to date helps it work efficiently and saves you money. Pricing for updates will vary depending on the…

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General Maintenance Tips for Your Florida Irrigation System

We rely on our irrigation systems to run like clockwork, keeping our gardens and lawns in spectacular condition. Sometimes the upkeep of the system falls by the wayside. We wanted to share general maintenance tips and reminders for the smooth operation of your irrigation system. Water Distribution — Florida has many native tropical plants, trees,…

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Do You Need a Water Audit?

Do You Need a Water Audit? To say it’s hot in Florida is inadequate. The temperatures, combined with our humidity, make life without air conditioning almost unbearable. When it seems like cooling our Hernando County homes is costing more than it should, an obvious step toward cutting back on our power bills is having TECO…