Sprinklers Juneau AK

Local resource for sprinklers in Juneau. 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.

Western Auto
(907) 780-4566
5165 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
Harri Plumbing & Heating Inc
(907) 586-3190
809 W 12th St
Juneau, AK
 
Jacks Plumbing & Heating
(907) 780-4411
3500 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
Alaska Industrial Hardware Inc
(907) 790-3300
9141 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
Accel Fire Systems Inc
(907) 586-1610
2000 Salmon Creek Ln
Juneau, AK
 
SimplexGrinnell
(907) 789-4449
1901 Anka St
Juneau, AK
 
ACE Hardware
(907) 789-2155
9999 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
Barnes Distribution
(907) 790-2556
17212 Andreanoff Dr
Juneau, AK
 
Valley Lumber & Building Supply Co
(907) 789-7500
8525 Old Dairy Rd
Juneau, AK
 
GOING GREENER ALASKA
(888) 644-GROW
5438 Shaune Dr.
Juneau, AK
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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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