Category Archives: Drip Irrigation

How Does My Miniscape Reticulation Work?

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  If you are using miniscape / netafim sub-surface irrigation then you need to know the following: a) The pipe (brown stuff) should be laid at correct spacing – for example some miniscape is rated at 30cm intervals and it needs to be laid accordingly. b) It needs to run for around an hour to […]

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Should I Use Sub-surface Irrigation in Turf?

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You can and it would be very effective but I’m not a fan personally. The Advantages: a) You will save around 40% in terms of water usage. b) Your lawn will be easier to mow and will look great The Disadvantages: a) It can be impossible to really know if its not working. You can […]

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Garden Reticulation – Which Method is Best?

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When it comes to watering your garden you have several choices:     a) Microsprays – these are the most commonly used product as they generate a lot of water can be targeted at individual plants and are also cheap. Their negative is that they tend to mist and a lot of their spray gets […]

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Water Conservation and Reticulation

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A regular request is for us to create  a system that does not have any water spraying onto the path/road etc.   This is pretty tricky in lawn areas but much easier in garden beds.  In lawn areas the sprays span significant distances and while we do our best to avoid overspray it is important […]

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