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Online Resource for Water Conservation

Maggie GaughanDecember 6th, 2022Splash into new online irrigation and landscape resources with the UF/IFAS Manatee County Extension’s Mobile Irrigation Lab site! This site is intended to serve as a resource hub for landscape, irrigation and water conservation information. The Mobile Irrigation Lab site also provides access to free online courses that anyone can take but, they are a […]

Easy drip irrigation system repairs

Jackie LebouitzMay 25th, 2022Drip, or micro-irrigation, is a great choice for landscape beds. It is up to 50% more water-efficient than a traditional sprinkler system, and it provides water directly to the plant instead of applying spray in a “one size fits all” pattern. These systems are very customizable, and it is easy to fix or modify a […]

Microirrigation for Vegetable Gardens

Tia SilvasyMay 18th, 2022Microirrigation is an efficient way to water vegetable gardens and conserve our precious water supply. This goes along with Florida-Friendly Landscaping principle #2, Water Efficiently. Microirrigation is defined as a low volume, low flow system. These systems deliver water in gallons per hour, instead of gallons per minute as traditional overhead spray heads provide. Microirrigation […]

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