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Head Assembly Installation Tips
Don't Make This Mistake Drip irrigation professionals note that the most common mistake made by first time drip irrigation DIYers is over-tightening...
Tue, 18 Dec, 2018 at 3:47 PM
Healthier Plants with Less Work
Who Wants to Do Less Work and Have Healthier Plants? When was the last time you read something that said if you do less you will get more and it was tr...
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 at 3:58 PM
Help Your Plants Survive Drought
Whether you live in the dry, arid Southwest, or the Northeast corner of the United States, you will at some time have to face a drought. It may not be as ...
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 at 3:59 PM
The History of Drip Irrigation
The History of Drip Irrigation Drip irrigation is quickly becoming the standard irrigation method for many applications such as home gardens and landscapes...
Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 at 2:53 PM
Importance of Soil Testing
Soil Testing Many home gardeners never really think about their garden soil being a living thing, it’s dirt after all. But in reality it is food. Food f...
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019 at 11:18 AM
Introduction to Controllers, Valves and Manifolds
Introduction to Irrigation Controllers, Manifolds, and Valves Once you have delved into the world of irrigation it will not be long before you begin t...
Tue, 18 Dec, 2018 at 12:45 PM
Is It Time For a Timer?
It's Time for a Timer Drip irrigation users enjoy the benefits of healthier plants, less water usage, and time and money savings, but these benefit...
Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 at 2:51 PM
Know Your Threads
Drip irrigation parts and components are connected together using different methods, one of which is by threaded connections. A garden hose connected to a...
Wed, 16 Jan, 2019 at 4:12 PM
Natural Pest Control
Natural Pest Control Methods That Work for Your Garden Like it or not, pest control is something that every gardener must face at one point or another. Y...
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 at 4:14 PM
Poly Tubing, Drip Tape, Drip Line, and Soaker Hoses
Poly Tubing, Drip Tape, Drip Line, and Soaker Hoses In the world of drip irrigation there are many methods to deliver water to thirsty plants.  These me...
Tue, 27 Nov, 2018 at 4:21 PM