Sprinklers Barre VT

Local resource for sprinklers in Barre. 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.

Green Mountain Transplants Inc
(802) 454-1533
2290 Vt Route 14 N
East Montpelier, VT

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Smallwood Nurseries
(802) 476-3254
677 VT Route 14
Williamstown, VT
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Annuals, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Nurseries - Wholesale, Perennials, Plants, Seed, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

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Rt 66 Garden Center & Farm Stand
(802) 728-6222
131 Route 66
Randolph, VT
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Annuals

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Benjamin Moore Paints-Vermont Paint Company Inc
(802) 862-0201
99 N Champlain St
Burlington, VT
 
Hulbert Supply Co Inc
(802) 862-6426
332 Pine St
Burlington, VT
 
Wheeler Homestead Supply
(802) 223-0126
2075 Vermont Route 14 South
East Montpelier, VT
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants

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Mad River Garden Center
(802) 496-5555
4063 Main Street
Waitsfield, VT
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Boulevard Gardens
(802) 479-0029
97 Route 302
Barre, VT

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Vermont Hardware Company
(802) 864-6835
180 Flynn Ave Ste 9
Burlington, VT
 
Sondik Supply
(802) 864-6806
716 Pine St
Burlington, VT
 
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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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