What is farmer-led Irrigation? What is it all about?

June 26, 2019

One of the major challenges small-scale farmers face is lack of water. With the current unpredictable rainfall and an increase in natural disasters, this problem is only getting exacerbated. This is where farmer-led irrigation comes in. Ideally, it is a cost-effective agricultural water management solution. It is a revolution in progress that has the capability to feed the growing population, reduce global poverty and improve nutrition. Scal... Continue Reading


How to prepare your soil for gardening

June 06, 2019

Planting or gardening is more than just looking for a spot, digging a hole and placing your crop. You need to identify a location that has good sunlight exposure, good drainage and is free of root systems. The first thing you need to do is test the soil to establish its sand and clay content. It is advisable to involve a garden center to check the PH level and nutrient concentration. Here are some of the major ways to prepare your soil for garden... Continue Reading


Plant blindness is actually a problem

May 28, 2019

As brands intertwine themselves with our daily lives, there is a phenomenon occurring that may be a concern. Plant blindness is the inability for many millennials to identify at least 10 plants native to their countries even though they can recognize tens if not hundreds of corporate logos unmistakably. As your chosen Tulsa irrigation systems experts, we thought we would shed some light on this emerging problem that a few years ago was not even r... Continue Reading


New technologies in irrigation helping tackle challenges

May 02, 2019

The world’s population is growing at a pace unprecedented in the history of humanity. Of course, this just goes to show how far we have come as a race to the point we are at. While it is encouraging to see the human race thrive better than ever before, it also raises concerns when it comes to resources. Our planet is straining to provide resources for our enormous numbers. Food and water are two of the main resources that researchers say... Continue Reading


What irrigation systems would you use for dry areas?

April 28, 2019

You can get irrigation water from groundwater, rivers, lakes, springs or wells and boreholes. When irrigation water supply is limited, it is still recommended to meet, as far as possible, the basic water requirement for crops. There are different types of irrigation systems for dry areas; Drip irrigation Drip irrigation usually delivers water directly to the root zones of plants; hence water is not wasted. It works for carrots, tomato... Continue Reading


Using drip irrigation to save water

April 02, 2019

Drip irrigation is the most efficient Tulsa irrigation system since it uses 20 to 50 percent less water than the normal sprinkler systems. The water goes straight into the ground and is not likely to cause erosion or evaporate. You require plastic tubes and low volume drippers that are able to reach your target plants. Water is delivered directly to the root zones of your plants on a slow, accurate and frequent basis. This causes the water to ra... Continue Reading


Mistakes homeowners make when watering lawns

March 28, 2019

We all need green, beautiful and attractive lawns in our homesteads, but when it comes to watering our lawns properly, we make many mistakes. The problem with many homeowners is that they water their lawns too often, at wrong the times and in the wrong ways. Proper watering nourishes our lawns, just like proper consumption of water nourishes our bodies. Here are some mistakes homeowners make when watering their lawns; Overwatering your la... Continue Reading


Irrigation systems and backflow preventers

March 02, 2019

Your irrigation system is a vital component of your own health. It is therefore, necessary to ensure that you have a backflow preventer installed in it. Backflow preventers are devices installed into a pipe that allow water to flow in one direction. They also prevent water from flowing in the opposite direction. Due to pressure changes in the water pipes, the water can flow backward and seep back into the main water supply. That is where the b... Continue Reading


How your irrigation system is failing

February 28, 2019

Having a good irrigation system offers a lot of benefits to an individual. Not only does the system supply the crops with sufficient water but it also ensures all the crops are healthy, thus increasing their nutrient values. If the irrigation system is damaged or perhaps leaking, the result is huge loses in terms of the cost of repair and unhealthy crops. Sprinkler systems regularly water or turf the grass in a leveled manner. If hand watering o... Continue Reading


Choosing the Right Sprinklers for your Irrigation project

February 13, 2019

Choosing the right sprinklers for your irrigation can be difficult with so many Tulsa sprinkler options and several factors to consider. This article is designed to give you a guide to on the various factors you should put into consideration when choosing the best sprinkler for your irrigation project. The classification of sprinklers is based on the method they use to distribute water and there are two types of sprinklers; Spray type sprinkle... Continue Reading

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What is farmer-led Irrigation? What is it all about?

One of the major challenges small-scale farmers face is lack of water. With the current unpredictable rainfall and an increase in natural disasters...

How to prepare your soil for gardening

Planting or gardening is more than just looking for a spot, digging a hole and placing your crop. You need to identify a location that has good sunlig...

Plant blindness is actually a problem

As brands intertwine themselves with our daily lives, there is a phenomenon occurring that may be a concern. Plant blindness is the inability for many...

New technologies in irrigation helping tackle challenges

The world’s population is growing at a pace unprecedented in the history of humanity. Of course, this just goes to show how far we have come ...

What irrigation systems would you use for dry areas?

You can get irrigation water from groundwater, rivers, lakes, springs or wells and boreholes. When irrigation water supply is limited, it is still rec...

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