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Santa Pancha Progress Update

Hello! The following is an update from one of the founder’s of King’s Ransom Foundation regarding donation progress for Santa Pancha. The Daily Fix, by Dani Johnson  ~ Blessings Continue To Flow For Santa Pancha, Nicaragua! Hey Friend, Please let me start off today by saying, “Thank you!” It so deeply touches my heart by how many have … Read more…

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Emergency Watering!

The winter that never was has left many a skier, and evergreen plant, heartbroken and parched. I want to put an alert out letting everyone know that the unusually dry and warm weather we have been enjoying the past two months has been devastating to evergreen plants, particularly on pine tree varieties. If you have … Read more…

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Watering For Efficiency Part Four: Drip Irrigation

Now that you have your lawn dialed in, you can focus your attention on those flowerbed areas. The first thing I always recommend is tossing the popup sprinklers. When it comes to flowerbeds, what you need to accomplish is watering only the material that needs it. sprayers broadcast water over areas where nothing is growing, … Read more…

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Watering for Efficiency Part Two: Timer Programming

Once your irrigation timer has been rewired as show in part one, you can begin working on the nuances of creating the programs to irrigate your landscape.   Program A should contain all the lawn water stations. You may find that a station, primarily for your lawn, also irrigates a few bushes. Don’t worry about that … Read more…

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Watering for Efficiency Part Three: Head Alignment

Once your timer is properly programmed to water each zone according to the needs of the material being watered, we can being addressing the head alignment and spacing. You will need to determine how your system was laid out. As you recall from part one, there are three basic design layouts. Here I will introduce … Read more…

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Watering For Efficiency Part One: Zone Organization

In this post, I would like to discuss some of the more intricate details involved with high efficiency watering.   The first things we need to discuss are some very basic irrigation tech terms that will make you feel like a pro when you walk into an irrigation supply store to order your irrigation parts.   One … Read more…

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