Category Archives: Water Management

Water Your Thirsty Outdoor Plants

a photo of a sprinkler working in winter.

Residential and commercial landscape professionals as well as commercial growers of turf, trees, shrubs and perennials are seeing signs of drought stress and advising homeowners and commercial landscape property managers to take advantage of warm days and get supplemental water to their landscape plants. By Robert Weaver Residential and commercial landscape professionals as well as commercial growers of turf, trees,

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July is Smart Irrigation Month

(This article first appeared in The Gateway Gardener July 2009 issue.) Tips for Tuning Your System for More Efficient Water Management Sometimes water conservation can be a hard sell in this region among great rivers, where water is still plentiful and relatively inexpensive. But even if you don’t have environmental concerns and your water bill isn’t among your greatest financial

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