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Irrigation Methods For Your Landscaping Project

Irrigation Methods For Your Landirrigation Charlestonscaping Project

A properly watered yard is a healthy yard. Nevertheless, there are several ways to water a yard that conserves more than your time, effort– it saves more water. Below is a list of various irrigation techniques, ranked in order of effectiveness and a brief introduction to each type.

Irrigation Methods According to Landscaping Professionals

There are three major irrigation Charleston methods which are: hand watering, deep soak method and sprinkle.

Hand Watering

Hand watering provides different advantages such as it permits you to water straight at the lower part of your plants as opposed to wastefully watering where you do not need to. Typically, this inefficient method simply motivates weeds to grow. Nonetheless, hand watering demands labor and time as you water.

  • Water Wand

It is a tube attachment prolonging as a solid pipeline a couple of feet from the tube with a breaker, which is a sieve-style nozzle, at its end. They give a soft, rain-like stream of water which is extra mild on the soil. Furthermore, its stretched neck permits you to water straight at the base of plants without flexing over.

  • Watering Can

The can have several of the exact same advantages as the wand because it permits direct-point watering and a rain-like stream of water. Nonetheless, a complete watering can be bulky to lug and difficult to water to the base of plants.

Deep Soak Techniques

Deep soak method uses only 50 percent water with the same efficiency as a few other watering methods. They help maintain moisture down the roots and stay clear of damp vegetation.

  • Trickle Tape/Drip Line

Drip lines take time to set up and cost a little more for equipment, once they are outlined they are one of the most reliable when it comes to water usage and time spent in landscaping maintenance. They normally just have to be switched on one or two times a week at least an hour or two at once and can also be set up with a timer. They could likewise be hidden underground if aesthetic appeals are a problem.

  • Soaker Hose

These are permeable hose pipelines. They are different from drip lines because while a drip line has uniformly spaced sprinkling factors, a soaker pipe is entirely permeable to ensure that water sweats out of all of it along the size of the hose pipe. Like with a drip line, the slow-soaking avoids evaporation as well as overflow. A soaker tube is easier to remove compared to a drip line. Generally, this is a really effective technique of watering.

Lawn sprinklers

Lawn sprinklers are practical for relaying water over a large location, like a yard. Yet they are the least reliable technique in the yard.

The portable lawn sprinkler is the least effective of all the formerly discussed sprinkling approaches. Water is spread to locations that do not require it, in addition to the added water distributed via evaporation. Because they relay water on plant leaves, they likewise have the tendency to promote plant health on some vegetables.


When it comes to effective landscaping techniques and irrigation method, you can count on Porter Hayes Landscaping LLC to provide quality landscaping and hardscaping service.


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Charleston, SC 29419
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