Deciding Whether to Use a Permanent Irrigation System

If you find yourself seduced by the charms of a permanent irrigation system, don't feel bad. Although there's clearly a negative impact to using that much plastic and other materials, and despite the decidedly unnatural presence of a life support system of this kind, irrigation systems do a good job of keeping your plantings well-watered and vigorous.

In fact, there are plenty of times when an irrigation system is the only reasonable option. If you live in a climate with long dry spells during the growing season, or if your property is large, nothing will keep things going quite like a drip or sprinkler system. The same is true if your soils are very sandy and require frequent watering or if they're heavy clay that's slow to absorb water, making hand watering problematic.

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Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

How would you like to save a ton of money and increase the value of your home by as much as thirty percent! If your homes landscape is designed properly it will be a source of enjoyment for your entire family, it will enhance your community and add to the resale value of your property. Landscape design involves much more than placing trees, shrubs and other plants on the property. It is an art which deals with conscious arrangement or organization of outdoor space for human satisfaction and enjoyment.

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