Does Sand Help Lawn Drainage?

Is your lawn having trouble absorbing and draining water? If you start to learn about the basics of soil to fix this problem, you might be led astray. There are two very general kinds of soil that might be beneath your grass: clay and sandy. Sand drains water very well, while clay does not. However, [...]

By |2021-10-07T17:22:06+00:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: General|0 Comments

Brown Spots on Lawn After Fertilizing: What It Means and What You Should Do

You’re a dedicated homeowner who care about your lawn; that’s why you’ve fertilized it. If you’ve found brown spots after doing so, you’re probably feeling a little discouraged. Why has your lawn’s quality degraded since you tried to care for it, and what can you do about it? Here’s what you need to know if [...]

By |2021-09-14T17:57:44+00:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: General|0 Comments

What to Do If Your Sprinkler Coverage is too High

What happens if your sprinkler coverage is too high? Does it seem like your sprinklers overlap too much, covering too much of your lawn and therefore applying too much water? Here’s how you can troubleshoot your spray patterns and get just the right coverage for your lawn to ensure it stays healthy and not waterlogged. [...]

By |2021-08-24T14:23:29+00:00August 24th, 2021|Categories: General|0 Comments

How to Tell if a Sprinkler Valve Solenoid is Bad

A sprinkler valve solenoid is the part of the sprinkler that controls water pressure in the system. Sprinkler controllers send out electrical systems to the valve solenoid,which then allows only enough water through the valve to create the right pressure. Pressure determines how much water comes out of the sprinkler head and how far it [...]

By |2021-04-08T12:42:24+00:00April 8th, 2021|Categories: General|0 Comments

How to Cap Off a Sprinkler Head

Capping sprinkler heads is a wise idea when you need to winterize your sprinkler system, or if you need to shut it down for a period of time. You may also want to cap a head when it is no longer being used because you’ve redesigned the system or made changes in your landscape. How [...]

By |2021-03-11T20:28:25+00:00March 11th, 2021|Categories: General|0 Comments

How Many Lumens for Landscape Lighting?

Lumens measure the amount of light that a fixture produces. The more lumens, the brighter a light will appear. In your home, a 40-watt bulb gives off about 450 lumens. But in your yards, things are a little more complicated. You might want security lights to be that bright, but what about pathway or feature [...]

By |2021-02-04T13:16:43+00:00February 4th, 2021|Categories: General|0 Comments
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