Sprinklers New Castle DE

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Wayman Fire Protecti
(302) 994-7624
403 Meco Dr
Wilmington, DE
 
Ames
(302) 622-4043
300 Delaware Ave
Wilmington, DE
 
First State Inc
(302) 328-0280
5700 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE
 
Always The Garden
(302) 798-6030
1215 Philadelphia Pike
Wilmington, DE
 
Waterloo Gardens
(302) 477-1774
3620 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
 
J & J Systems
(302) 633-3900
1035 Liberty Rd
Wilmington, DE
 
Grass Roots Rain Maker Irrigation
(302) 654-5172
1318 E 12th St
Wilmington, DE
 
Lawn Quenchers, Inc.
(302) 218-1909
2633 Denny Road
Bear, DE
 
Garden Valley Nursery
(302) 478-0700
1700 Rocky Run Pkwy
Wilmington, DE
 
Leon's Garden World
(302) 325-2440
137 S Dupont Hwy
New Castle, DE
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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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