When it comes to lawn watering and irrigation systems, the average Joe is going to most likely think Sprinkler System only because it is the obvious and most noticeable irrigation landscape watering system out there. However, drip irrigation systems are also widely used to keep your landscaping and yard in good health.
Drip irrigation is a low pressure, low water volume way to water your lawn and garden. The goal with a drip irrigation system is to keep the roots moist and not soaking wet. Drip irrigation is an excellent way to conserve water while keeping your yard and garden in good health.
Drip irrigation systems use flexible tubing connected to individual emitters. The emitters are placed at the root zone of each plant and give a specific amount of water every time the system runs.
Drip irrigation systems are a good choice for watering a landscaped bed with trees, shrubs and perennials, because they give you precise control over how much water each plant gets.
Another benefit of drip irrigation systems is that you can hide much of the system by covering with a layer of mulch. Be sure to as long as you keep any part that emits water on top of the mulch to prevent clogging. You can also run the system on top of the soil or mulch, allowing the plants to conceal it as they grow and spread.
Even though the Dallas Fort Worth area has received a copious amount of rain as of late, North Texas water conservation and efficient water use is very sensible and will also save you money. A properly designed and professionally installed drip irrigation system will result in minimal water runoff, little if any evaporation, and deep percolation.
As part of Andy’s Sprinkler services, our irrigation specialists implement drip irrigation systems to ensure that plants, trees, flowers, and foliage get proper watering directly to their roots.
Call Andy’s today for drip irrigation and all of your lawn watering and landscaping drainage needs!