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Who reading this post right now, does not want to have a beautiful lawn with a hassle free relationship with a reliable, professional, licensed, bonded, insured landscape company? Actually, in the years I have been providing service to Central Oregonians, all too often I receive customers who have had bad experiences with other companies, experiences … Read more…

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Springtime Watering

In this post, I would like to address some of the nuances of basic home irrigation systems, which, if I’ve done my job correctly, should overwhelm you just enough to hire us to come in and handle your irrigation needs for you, however, it should also be useful enough for the adventurous, do-it-yourselfers to avoid some … 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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Lawn De-Thatching

Thatch, thatch, thatch. Chances are, you have probably heard of this lawn menace before. Here, you can quickly learn about what thatch is, how it affects your lawn, and what you can do to treat it. First, thatch is, generally, a completely normal process our lawns in Central Oregon go through on an annual basis. … Read more…

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