Tag: irrigation

Hunter’s New Wireless Valve Link Helps Simplify Installation

When taking on a new installation or retrofit project, running wire from the controller to field valves can be time-consuming, labor-intensive, and expensive. The new Wireless Valve Link uses LoRa® Wireless Radio Technology from Hunter Industries enables contractors to easily connect valves without running additional wires or cutting into hardscape, which can be an extremeley time consuming part of any hardscape or design-build project.
World Soil Day

It’s World Soil Day! Here’s The Dirt

World Soil Day (WSD), a program of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, is held on December 5 every year (since...
emitters driplines

Troubleshooting Emitters & Driplines In Drip Irrigation Systems

DripWorks experts offer tips on clogged emitters, low water pressure, uneven water distribution, and leaking emitters and driplines.
Landscape Irrigation

A Balanced Approach To Landscape Irrigation

Here are eight best practices for landscape irrigation to ensure water use is also about resource management.
water conservation California

Water Conservation Lessons From California

Decades of drought brought about water conservation measures in California. What do they mean and what can landscapers learn from them?

Turf June 2023 Issue

Exploring landscaping in the era of drought or deluge, the Turf June 2023 issue — The Water Issue — focuses on water conservation, irrigation, sustainable solutions, and more.
Step2

Not Just Kids’ Stuff: Step2’s New Home & Patio Products

Maker of indoor and outdoor toys & imaginative play sets launches new, contemporary outdoor home and patio products just in time for spring.

Southern Californians Urged To Reassess Winter Irrigation Needs & Non-Functional Turf

Regional Drought Emergency declared. Preparing for a fourth consecutive dry year, last week Metropolitan Water District’s Board of Directors declared a Regional Drought Emergency for...

Ann Hunter-Welborn Green Industry Sustainability Awards Announced

At Hunter Industries, sustainability means "achieving a balance between the people we affect, the planet we impact, and the profits we earn." Over the...
Advanced Drainage Award

Advanced Drainage Systems Wins Project of the Year Award

The Plastic Pipe Institute’s (PPI) Drainage Division has awarded its 2022 “Project of the Year Award” to Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) for their...
Vulcan

Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.
salt

Study Reveals Salt Is “Sleeping Giant” Of Environmental Threats

A recent study shows salt is the sleeping giant of environmental threats to water and soil. Follow these tips for more responsible road salting as part of snow management.

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Davey facility

Davey Will Recycle Wood Waste Into Biochar Soil Additive At New Facility

Davey Tree Expert Company has opened a biochar facility in East Dundee, IL, that will recycle wood waste from client properties and turn it into an environmentally friendly soil additive, biochar.
Plant pests

USDA Invests $70 Million To Defend Against Plant Pests & Diseases

The USDA is investing $70 million to defend against plant pests and diseases including box tree moth and sudden oak death.

Techo-Bloc Launches 2024 Hardscape Products & Trends

Techo-Bloc's 2024 theme of "Quiet Luxury" seen in new Caffè Crema color, Natural Stone Collection, and Silver Granite color.
McKay Landscape Lighting

Lighting A Lush Landscape

A “Secret Garden” project focuses on plants as highlights.