Answers to Frequently Asked Irrigation Questions
It’s time to shake off the winter frost and turn on the irrigation systems. Spring is here! To kick-off the season right, we’ve asked Vincent Pizzullo, BrightView Landscape Services Irrigation Operations Manager in Hamilton, NJ, to tackle four of the most common irrigation questions.
Smart Controllers: More Than a Fair-Weather Friend
Remember when irrigation was as simple as an on-off timer? While the days of “set it and forget it” are long gone, today’s irrigation systems offer a superior level of automation. Sure, we still can’t control the weather, but now smart controllers can control our irrigation system. See why smart controllers are a smart addition to your system:
Creating Landscaping to Match a Legacy
Outsourcing landscape management significantly improved the look of Mercer's campus, contributing to increased enrollment while also reducing costs. While many factors play into enrollment, first impressions matter and landscaping plays a vital role. Mercer University enrolled the largest freshman class ever in 2013 and has increased total enrollment by 10.6 percent over the last five years.
3 Reasons to Use Drought-Tolerant or Native Plants
Choosing the right plants for the right place is one of the most important considerations for all types of landscaping. Careful planning and completing a thorough evaluation of your landscape is an important first step when designing a new space. Drought-tolerant and native plants can help you avoid a costly landscape which looks unhealthy.
July is Smart Irrigation Month
July is the perfect time to take stock of your water use and see what changes can save you time and money. Smart Irrigation Month promotes the social, economic, and environmental benefits of efficient irrigation techniques in your landscapes. BrightView can help with irrigation analysis, are up-to-date on the latest irrigation technology, and with sustainable enhancements.