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Gravity Feed Irrigation Systems
Using the Force: Gravity Feed Drip Systems When a reservoir of water is situated above your garden, you can easily work with a gravity feed drip irrigati...
Mon, 26 Oct, 2020 at 2:23 PM
Growing Commercial / Industrial Hemp
Hemp is one of the oldest cultivated crops in history. Since the 2014 Farm Bill, State Ag departments and universities have been allowed to research an...
Wed, 8 Apr, 2020 at 9:08 AM
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
Introduction to Drainage
One often overlooked but important part of home maintenance is drainage. We spend so much time, effort and money in finding ways to get water on to our...
Thu, 19 Nov, 2020 at 10:51 AM
Introduction To Hemp Irrigation: America’s New (Old) Crop
Introduction To Hemp Irrigation: America’s Newest (Old) Crop A plant once thought to be taboo now offers an extensive field of opportunities!   Hemp is...
Thu, 16 Jan, 2020 at 10:59 AM