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Prepare Now for Winter

Prepare Now for Winter

Winter happens! Every Winter the nighttime temperatures drop down into the low 20°'s or lower here in Northern California. More than half of DripWorks customers live in USDA zones 8 and 9. This area stretches from the west coast down through the southwest and across the entire southern states of the US. For these areas, we can do some final preparation work before Winter sets in.

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October To Do List for Your Garden

October To Do List for Your Garden

Temperatures are finally cooling down, and your garden is now more of a pleasure and less of a chore. Even though most of the time-consuming work is in the past, there is still some essential tasks that must be done to ensure a successful spring. Let's get started.

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There’s a Pond in your Future

There’s a Pond in your Future

If you are considering building a pond on your property for fire protection, irrigation water storage, having a water source for cattle and wildlife, or having a summer recreation spot for your family, one thing is for sure, you'll appreciate the fact that it will increase the aesthetics and the value of your property. Even smaller backyard decorative ponds can become a sanctuary for you, your family, and friends to sit around while bringing a sense of calm, beauty, and serenity.

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Plant Now for Fall Harvest

Plant Now for Fall Harvest

Most of us think of Spring as the start of our growing season and forget that Fall offers the ideal growing conditions for various crops. Fall is great for planting cool season vegetables as well as perennials, shrubs, and trees. Now is a great time to plant for an Autumn harvest or your spring garden.

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Midsummer Drip Irrigation Tune Up and Garden Tips

Midsummer Drip Irrigation Tune Up and Garden Tips

You take your car in to have the oil changed because you want your car to last and run as efficiently as possible right? So why not do the same with your garden and drip system. Midsummer or before you take off on vacation is an opportune time to walk through your garden or landscape looking carefully for any problems. Your irrigation system works hard for you. Here are some simple necessary steps to think about that can keep your irrigation system running 100% effectively.

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Timers: The Key to Saving Water

Timers: The Key to Saving Water

With the hot summer months, here again, it's time to be as water efficient as possible and find the best timer (water controller) for your needs. The convenience that a timer gives you is tremendous. People often go away for a week or two during the summer, and a timer can take their place in the garden, making sure your plants get watered while you are away. The focus of this article is to describe the types of timers that will fit your needs.

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