April 15 2017
The drive for increased irrigation efficiency has been a constant of the landscape industry for generations. This seems odd given that, compared to many countries, America is a land gifted with water abundance. ...
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March 15 2017
They typically begin with: “You won’t believe how this crazy thing was put together…” Jeff Krenner, owner of Paradise Ponds and Waterfalls, LLC, in Buford, Georgia, has one. Called ...
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May 16 2016
Drugs are everywhere, it seems—from the legally prescribed ones, such as opiate painkillers, to the illegal ones such as crack, heroin and methamphetamine. And then there’s marijuana, legal ...
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Feb. 14 2014
If you’ve been using plant material and wildflowers that are native to your local area, you’ve been in the eco-green movement for a while, although you may not have realized it. Now, more than ...
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Sept. 19 2012
As long as there have been politicians running for office, there have been stump speeches. That is, that species of campaigning where the candidate ascends a real or virtual tree stump to address—or ...
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July 20 2011
I’ve learned by seeing, assessing and fixing thousands of ponds, done by do-it-yourselfers or “certified” high dollar so-called “professionals”. There’s always some ...
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Nov. 16 2011
Historically, there has not been much interest in standards regarding landscape irrigation systems, whether for turfgrass applications or planting beds. Much of the focus within the industry over the years ...
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Oct. 17 2011
It all started when a young man decided to go into the landscape business after he’d been working for a company as a field foreman or supervisor for a few years. He thought that the field knowledge ...
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Oct. 17 2011
How do you prove you’ve got what it takes in this world? If you’re an irrigation contractor, you can get certified by the Irrigation Association ...
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July 20 2011
Tom Campbell is the owner and operator of Water Scout, a North Bay, California company that specializes in irrigation planning and water auditing. Late last year, one of Campbell’s clients called ...
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