Drip Irrigation

Top Four Irrigation Techniques

Top Four Irrigation Techniques

With water comes life, beauty, sustainability, and responsibility. The most widely used irrigation methods are the five that this blog will cover. Mother nature provides the oldest way of watering, rainfall. Rain can be erratic from heavy downpours to sparse amounts. It needs to be controlled. The absence of regular rainfall throughout history has created conditions that have threatened farmers crops and even civilization's survival. There is very little we can do to control rain as it varies from year to year, season to season, and week to week. The need for water storage and irrigation ingenuity becomes necessary. Here are five techniques that have been developed to give all of us a chance to manage and benefit from this most precious commodity, water.

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Top Tips for Setting Up a Drip Irrigation System

Top Tips for Setting Up a Drip Irrigation System

Just like most forms of life, plants need several key basics to thrive: abundant light, food and water. Water arguably is the most important component. After all, it comprises the bulk of the weight in most vegetation and animals. Whether you grow vegetables, flowers, or something else indoors or outdoors, you must make certain to provide them a dependable supply of life-giving water.

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The Benefits of Drip Irrigation

The Benefits of Drip Irrigation

Why are so many gardeners and farmers turning to drip irrigation? There are many reasons, including water conservation as well as saving time, money and hassles.

But how does drip irrigation work and what is drip irrigation anyway? Read on for answers about this efficient watering method and how it can help you with your plants.

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How to Save Water and Money with Drip Irrigation

How to Save Water and Money with Drip Irrigation

Garden Sustainability with Drip Irrigation

Water is life. As such, it is a precious resource we all need to conserve and use with care. Although water is comparatively inexpensive in most places, it really is more precious than gold. Try going a day or even a few hours in your home or business without this life-giving fluid and you will understand why. Read More

The Technology of Drippers for Irrigation

The Technology of Drippers for Irrigation

The story of modern drip irrigation begins with a man named Simca Blass, an engineer who in 1947 was working on the first modern aqueduct in the Jordan Valley, of Israel. After discovering a large tree that was growing "without water", he dug down to find a leaking pipe coupler that was supplying water to the tree. He bought up the pipes that England had used to extinguish fires during the London Blitz and shipped them home where they were used to construct a water system to supply water to 11 Israeli settlements and the Arab Bedouins in the Negev desert. In the 1950s Blass reopened his engineering office and pursued his idea of commercial drip irrigation.

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