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Great Info & How To's


Irrigation How To's

In addition to our in-house design services, we offer the following reference material for those of you that want to take a stab at it yourself.


Drip Irrigation Design

Many farmers and gardeners have discovered that drip irrigation produces healthier plants, better yields, and it is a great time saver. The use of drip irrigation has decreased the incidence of plant disease that can occur with the use of overhead sprinkler irrigation. Plus, many water-soluble fertilizers can be applied through the drip system, thereby keeping nutrients more information…


Sprinkler Irrigation System Design

This guide is a general approach on how to design and install a home landscape irrigation system. The steps would be much the same for most any irrigation system:

  1. Gather information.
  2. Design the layout.
  3. Select the materials.
  4. Install the system.

Decide whether you want a manual or automatic system. The process would more information…


Soil and Nutrients

Until "conventional" or "modern" agriculture, farmers have looked upon the soil as a living thing with characteristics such as "health".  Recent discoveries have proven that this is in fact true.  Beneficial microbes and beneficial fungus out-compete pathogens and are an integral part of soil health which in turn produces healthy plants.  (these web pages are under construction)  


Bio-rational and Natural Pest Controls

 "Everything is food for something."  It is with this philosophy that Bio-rational and Natural pest controls have been sought-out and developed for a natural approach to pests in agriculture and gardening. more information…


Links to Other Sites

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

Organic Certification

Web Soil Survey