Benefits of Having an Irrigation System in Your Home
When you are trying to keep your lawn looking great during the hot summer months, or if you are trying to grow your favorite vegetables in a garden, it is a good idea to install an irrigation system. While it may seem like an expensive project, and there may be some labor involved, there are many benefits which outweigh the cost and the work.
If you are working on growing a garden, having an irrigation system with a specialized drip is a great idea. When you use the specialized drip, you can set the water to go to the root of each individual drip. You will not get the same effect relying only on the rain. When you use this type of system, the weed seeds will not be able to germinate, making less work for you when it comes to weeding. When water droplets land on the foliage and are left there, it can lead to leaf diseases. When you use this type of irrigation system, the water will hit the root rather than the leaves, therefore, keeping your plants healthier.
During the hot summer months, it is necessary to water your lawn and garden twice a day. Once early in the morning and again in the evening. If you have a job, a family, and other hobbies, you may not be able to find the time water your lawn and garden when it needs it. If install an irrigation system that works on a time, you no longer have to worry about taking time out of your busy schedule to do the watering. Your sprinklers will turn off and on at the times of day that you select. You will also have more time to plant more plants and prune your existing plants when you are not spending a great deal of your time making sure that each plant is getting enough water.
If you use a garden hose rather than an irrigation system, in most cases, you will end up allowing too much water to get into the soil. When too much water gets in the soil, you are losing the nutrients that your plants need to flourish. You may also notice that your plants begin to wither and develop root disease if you are using a typical garden hose. This is because the soil is so full of water that it becomes compacted and the soil can begin to suffocate. When you use an irrigation system, there are smaller drops of water, guaranteeing that your plants, grass, and soil get just the right amount of water.
While it may take time and money to get your irrigation system set up, you will see that it was worth it when your grass and garden look better than ever and you have more time for yourself.
Are you interested in installing an irrigation system in your Miami home? Call Turf Management at 305-255-7000 and get started today!