Frost vs. Freeze Dates
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by Watermaster
3w ago
As the days get shorter and the temperature begins to plummet, it’s important to note the days when the plants aren’t frozen or when there isn’t a layer of frost on the ground. For many, frost and freeze dates aren’t too different, but for those of us that like to spend time in our gardens in the colder months of winter, those dates are of significant importance.  What is a Frost Date? Frost dates are categorized by days where the chance of the ground being free of frost is 50%, and temperatures are 36 degrees or below.  The likeliness of a frost date increases as winter weather appr ..read more
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A Beginner’s Guide to Composting
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by Watermaster
1M ago
We’ve heard it said that gardening is an art, and while there is plenty of subjective beauty to be found in work, we have discovered that science is what pushes a garden into productivity. There are many variables to consider if you want your garden to reach its full potential. From the soil’s pH level to the amount of sunshine and water that each plant needs to thrive, gardening is slightly more complex than just throwing seeds on the ground and hoping they sprout.    Here at Watermasters, we want you to know that we’re not just an irrigation company, but we help with everything fro ..read more
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How to Save Irrigation Water During the Winter
Watermaster Irrigation Supply Inc
by Watermaster
1M ago
Winter weather can be disastrous for sprinkler and irrigation systems. Therefore, we always recommend winterizing your system before the first freeze. There are a few steps that you can take to ensure that your irrigation pipes are ready for water to flow through them again in the spring, but while we already have information on how to winterize, we should also explain the reason why we winterize.  Why Do I Need to Winterize My Irrigation System? Irrigation lines are susceptible to the same threats that the pipes inside your home face in winter weather. When freezing temperatures prolong ..read more
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Top 10 Holiday Gifts for The Gardener in Your Life
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by Watermaster
1M ago
The holidays are right around the corner and breaking that age-old tradition of waiting until the last minute to buy your favorite people gifts is proving difficult. It’s true; old habits die hard. Well, fear not! Watermasters is here to help you with those who have particular interests and ensure you show up to the holidays as a winner. Have you been wondering what to get the garden lover in your life this Christmas? Well, that’s the question that prompted us to compile a list of great gifts to get your master gardener this holiday season.  Gifts for the Gardener Who has Everything Indoo ..read more
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Gardening Tips for 2023
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by Watermaster
2M ago
At Watermaster Irrigation, we know that as 2022 draws to a close and the winter weather brings freezing temperatures to finally kill all of the hard work you put into your gardens and lawns this year, many of you are already planning next year’s layout. We know It’s hard to watch those vivid greens and beautiful pastels turn yellow and brown as the sky changes from blue to gray. That’s why we put together a few tips for all master gardeners, gentle green thumbs, and newly realized plant enthusiasts. However, 2023 is just around the corner, and it’s never too early to start thinking about next ..read more
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How to Protect Your Sprinkler System This Winter
Watermaster Irrigation Supply Inc
by Watermaster
2M ago
Freezing temperatures are approaching, and the cold air means it’s time to winterize your sprinkler system. This critical step helps ensure your system is protected from harsh weather conditions. The last thing you want is to start your sprinklers again in the spring to find out they’re completely damaged or broken. Here are the steps you should take to protect your sprinkler system this winter!   The steps to winterize your sprinkler system are fairly straightforward. Since the system won’t really be in use during the winter, the first step is to turn off the water in the system. Th ..read more
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How Do Irrigation Systems Work – What You Should Know
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by Watermaster
3M ago
What works for you? Different Irrigation Systems and their Benefits.  Water is an important part of gardening and crop success. Amateur green-thumbs and seasoned agricultural professionals know how important, expensive, and time-consuming watering can be when not handled properly. Irrigation helps crops get the water they need to grow well. It is a key factor in plant science and a tool that has been used for centuries. Many modern irrigation techniques are allowing for greater success on large and small scales every day. With these different options, it’s important to recognize how each ..read more
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Top Tips for Eco-Friendly Drip Irrigation
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by Watermaster
3M ago
Save the Planet While Planting   If you’re reading this article right now, then odds are you are already someone who is interested in conserving energy and water. You already know that drip irrigation saves water from evaporative loss and uses less water in plant maintenance making it an incredible choice for those who want to stay environmentally-friendly.       Traditional Doesn’t Always Mean Best   While traditional above-ground sprinkler systems have been available for more than 100 years, drip irrigation is a contemporary choice that has only b ..read more
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Environmental Benefits of a Drip Irrigation System
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by Watermaster
9M ago
Drip irrigation systems aren’t just a time-saver; they’re also eco-friendly. Here are ways drip irrigation is helping our planet.    Drip irrigation is the watering innovation that transformed modern agriculture. It is the most direct way to deliver water and nutrients to plants and has been shown to save time and money. However, efficiency and cost-effectiveness are not the only benefits. Below are some of the ways drip irrigation systems positively affect the environment. Here’s a hint: it’s all about the savings.    Saving water Drip irrigation is estimated to incre ..read more
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Drip Irrigation: What You Should Know
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by Watermaster
10M ago
Do you have a passion for gardening? Or do you have a beautiful bed of flowers that require special attention with watering to keep them thriving? For many homeowners tending to gardens, there is a constant struggle to reduce water consumption without sacrificing results. If you’re looking to save water, use it efficiently, and grow a healthy garden, then drip irrigation may be the solution.   What is Drip Irrigation?  Drip irrigation is the simple process of directing water efficiently to the base of a plant. It uses a low-pressure, low-volume lawn and gardening watering system ..read more
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