Maintaining 300+ acres of irrigated landscaping on a sprawling, higher-education campus can be challenging. With hundreds of acres of landscape turf and shrub beds encompassing a hospital complex, educational buildings, student dorms, sports fields and stadiums, The University of Utah compares to a mini-city.
Sponsored by HydroPoint, Smart Irrigation Month provides an opportunity for the industry to come together each year to showcase cutting-edge smart irrigation technologies and practices that are providing solutions to the challenges in the agricultural and landscape irrigation industries.
In times of drought, above ground sprinklers aren’t the most efficient way to irrigate a parched landscape. Much of the spraying water will be lost through evaporation before it even hits the ground.
There are many types of turf grasses, and some grow and thrive better in different regions of the country, depending on climate.
Maintaining a landscape with remote irrigation is powerful and it begins with a real-time text alert on a Mobile app.
Looking to implement an ESG strategy – here is a list of best practices and things to look for as your organization creates a comprehensive program.
On an athletic field, natural grass is usually favored over artificial turf. Natural grass not only looks great, but creates a cooler field surface for players. It also eliminates injuries athletes can experience on unforgiving synthetic turf. But natural grass is a living plant, and regular gameplay and heavy stomping will damage the field surface if not properly maintained.
A lush and colorfully planted HOA landscape is not only appealing to the eye, it also increases property value. It’s called curb appeal, but beautiful landscaping doesn’t maintain itself. It takes time and effort.
Efficiently managing irrigation while away on Summer vacation can be challenging, especially if an unexpected stormy weather pattern strikes and you’re not there to adjust or turn off the automated timer.
A green roof is basically a vegetative landscape planted over a waterproofed structure. It can be as simple as an esthetically pleasing, planted private space up on the roof, or as expansive as a rooftop plaza on a commercial building, hotel or hospital.