Drip Irrigation

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Re: Drip Irrigation

Postby pcslim » Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:28 am

Smarthome - BlueSpray Wi-Fi Lawn Watering Control Box
Not only will it control your sprinkler system, it will also allow you remote access of your garage door from anywhere in the world! Pretty neat gadget for people with irrigation systems!
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Re: Drip Irrigation

Postby CoolChick » Sat Jul 05, 2014 10:59 am

How to install an automated drip irrigation system video with Thompson & Morgan
This woman makes it look easy and it probably actually is easy on a small scale, but if all you have is a few plants, then why bother?
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Re: Drip Irrigation

Postby surfsteve » Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:22 am

Even if you only have a few plants it is worth it. Drip systems are easy to construct and even easier to add on to.
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Re: Drip Irrigation

Postby sandman » Wed Mar 04, 2015 9:13 am

What's this I hear about CASH FOR GRASS over in Ridgecrest? What they say is that the water company over there is giving residents as much as 2000 bucks for tearing up their lawn. From what I hear they're giving away a maximum of up to 50k and so it's a first-come-first-served kind of deal. It would be nice to see some kind of incentive program over here, but no one has lawns out here. However, some kind of rebate for installing drip irrigation systems would be nice to see!
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Re: Drip Irrigation

Postby surfsteve » Wed Mar 04, 2015 5:04 pm

For that kind of money I would plant a lawn just to rip it up and claim the cash!
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Re: Drip Irrigation

Postby panamint_patty » Sun Apr 26, 2015 7:17 am

Simple Drip Irrigation-Mistakes and Cool Drip Stuff
With pending water restrictions, this is bound to become a hot topic! I bet Home Depot is selling a ton of kits for the do-it-yourselfers out there!
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Re: Drip Irrigation

Postby twister » Fri May 01, 2015 8:43 am

I wonder if there will be any tax incentives for installing drip irrigation systems. Governor Brown is talking a lot about fines and that sort of thing for people who use too much water, but what about people who install water-saving devices? It would be nice to see something postive done instead of all this negativity.
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Re: Drip Irrigation

Postby CoolChick » Thu Jun 18, 2015 6:44 am

Water saving tips for your trees
You want to save water, but you also want your trees to survive the drought!
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Re: Drip Irrigation

Postby surfsteve » Thu Jun 18, 2015 7:29 am

That is some of the worse advice I've ever seen. It's ok to stop watering your lawn but not trees because they produce oxygen? Makes no sense. All plants produce oxygen. Mature tree roots go deep into the water table. Roots can also travel horizontally hundreds of feet to find water in your neighbors lawn long after yours dies.
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Re: Drip Irrigation

Postby wildrose » Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:27 am

The Giving Tree Project an example of how to maintain a garden under water restrictions
Done right drip irrigation can save a ton of water! Literally!!! :thumb:
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