Month: August 2020

29 Aug

Is your lawn getting too much water or not enough?

It’s safe to say that we’re in the dog days of summer. It’s dry, it’s hot and many lawns are experiencing the effect of heat stress. In these sorts of conditions, knowing how much or how little to water your lawn can make a big difference in your lawn’s overall health. During most times of the year, your lawn will get the amount of water it needs to thrive. But during dry periods, you’ll need to give it a little extra help in order to quench its thirst. But just how much? Or how little? That’s the question we’re here to help answer today: How do you know if you’re overwatering or underwatering and what are the signs? Let’s find out! Did you know… Remember the old saying ‘too much of a good thing…?” Well, that most certainly applies when we’re talking about irrigating your turf. Believe it or not – overwatering can do even more damage than underwatering and in some cases, you can…

11 Aug

How a sprinkler system adds value to your home

If we’ve heard the benefits of ‘curb appeal’ once, we’ve heard them a thousand times and that’s with good reason. People have powerful mental images of what they consider the perfect home to look like and the nicer your lawn looks – the more valuable your home becomes. If you’re considering putting your home on the market soon or just want to increase the value of your property, there are numerous worthwhile investments you can make; but one of the best ‘bang for your buck’ ways to accomplish this goal is to invest in a sprinkler system. Here are some of the ways a well watered and maintained lawn can add value to your home. Let’s jump right in! Convenience Sprinklers do one thing better than just about anything else: they save time for the home owner and do so in an energy efficient way. Home owners don’t want the hassle of a big yard to take care of and anyway they can make it…