Sprinklers Auburn AL

Local resource for sprinklers in Auburn. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to lawn care, lawn maintenance, irrigation, sprinkler systems, water treatment and fertilizers, as well as advice and content on healthy lawns.

Young's Plant Farm Inc
(334) 821-3500
PO Box 3410 863 Airport Road
Auburn, AL
Products / Services
Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Chemicals, Containers, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Greenhouse Growers, Hanging Baskets / Planters, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Lawn Care Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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The Home Depot
(334)737-0136
2190 Tigertown Parkway
Opelika, AL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

American Fire Protection
(205) 591-9111
5525 Eastcliff Industrial Loop
Birmingham, AL
 
Pate Landscape Co Inc
(334) 264-2220
3408 Greenpine Cir
Montgomery, AL
 
Brendle Sprinkler Company Inc
(256) 534-8382
2809 Newby Rd SW
Huntsville, AL
 
Blooming Colors
(334) 821-7929
1192 S Donahue Dr
Auburn, AL

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International Fire Protection, Inc.
(256) 562-1311
243 Royal Drive
Madison, AL
 
Webb Murray & Associates Inc
(251) 666-2660
750 Lakeside Dr Ste C
Mobile, AL
 
Classic Gardens & Landscape Inc
(205) 854-4005
1855 Carson Rd
Birmingham, AL
 
Joiner Fire Sprinkler
(205) 591-7234
101 39th St N
Birmingham, AL
 
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Sprinklers | Irrigation systems for your lawn and garden

Irrigation systems for your lawn and garden

Watering a lawn is one of the most iconic pastimes of the residential gardener and landscaper. While it may seem like a simple process, many people tend to overwater or underwater their lawns. Turf grasses, for instance, need an inch of water a week to remain healthy, green and growing.

When summer comes, most people rush to water their lawns as much as permissible, especially under drought conditions. However, this promotes shallow roots. Instead, water your lawn early in the day but do it as infrequently as possible – once a week or so should suffice, and you should only do it slightly more frequently during a drought. Garden plants and vegetable gardens require the same care and attention.

Planning your irrigation system before you ever lay grass will save you many headaches. There are two major types of residential irrigation: drip systems and sprinklers. While they both distribute water to your lawn, drip systems target the root, while sprinklers offer an overall coverage of the plant. Both of these watering supplies usually require tubing, but they also need different irrigation tools, such as pressurized chambers and sprinkler heads, and may require you to shift around your garden furniture.

Irrigation Systems

Drip irrigation is the most water-efficient irrigation system, since it delivers water directly to the root of plants. However, drip irrigation is either high-tech and expensive or extremely labor-intensive. You have to use precisely calibrated emitters to deliver the water on a computerized timer, or you'll have to regularly fill a porous clay vessel laid underneath the soil in your lawn with water and monitor the water distribution personally.

Sprinkler Systems

Lawn sprinklers are the most popular way to distribute water in residential landscapes. Water is piped to central locations in the yard and then sprayed through nozzles to the plants. Many sprinkler systems rotate, meaning that one ...

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