Mark Meahl

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Sprinkler Heads

Sprinkler Heads The amount of water that most people in Southern California waste in incorrectly watering their lawns and landscapes is immense. We water too often, not deep enough (sometime too deep), and inefficiently. This subject can not be covered adequately in a short article so we will cover it with many. The placement of […]

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Moisture Sensors

Moisture Sensors Save up to 50% of water consumption and still have green lawns + healthy plants Moisture sensors cut your Landscape water consumption dramatically in a very efficient and cost effective manner while keeping your landscape green and beautiful. Quality and properly installed Moisture sensors measure the moisture at the roots of the plants,

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Smart Irrigation Controllers

Smart controllers are irrigation clocks that automatically adjust irrigation run times in response to environmental changes. They use sensors and weather information to manage watering times and frequency. As environmental conditions vary, the controller increases or decreases irrigation. Smart controllers have the ability to turn off your sprinklers automatically during rain, high wind or low

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Slope Runoff

Slope Runoff Many of us waste a lot of water through run off, especially on slopes. When watering on a slope if we put a lot of water down at once the water will run down to the bottom of the slope. The lower slope will be getting a lot of water through percolation and

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Planting with California Natives

Most California Natives should be planted in Fall and Winter. Planting at other times is made complicated by the fact that native plants, like most plants, needs a fair amount of water to get established. Watering in the warmer months is not healthy for most native plants. Most of us choose native plants because they

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Using Rain to Conserve Water

Using Rain to Conserve Water Keep your irrigation controller off for as long as reasonable after the rain. Let Nature do its thing. The recent rains have watered our landscapes deeply. The roots are still growing this time of year and we want to encourage them to grow deep.   Over-watering encourages the roots to grow

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