TAG: irrigation maintenance

The Big One: Drama in the desert

August 23, 2019By
Planned development (Photo: Yellowstone Landscape)

Location: Albuquerque, N.M. Company: Yellowstone Landscape Mesa del Sol is a mixed-use, master-planned development located outside of Albuquerque, N.M. Yellowstone Landscape has been maintaining the property for just over two and a half years. As the name suggests, Mesa del Sol is located on top of a mesa. It receives little rainfall and can experience 40-degree temperature swings in a... read more

Water World: Water in the walls

January 16, 2019By
Green wall, Manhattan (Photo: John Mini Distinctive Landscapes)

This green wall in Manhattan has an irrigation system that John Mini Distinctive Landscapes maintains. read more

Step by Step: How to adjust rotary sprinkler heads

January 11, 2017By
illustrations: David Preiss

Irrigation rotors should be tested, tuned-up and adjusted at the beginning of each season to ensure they’re working as efficiently as possible. Failing to do so can lead to more serious, long-term problems. For example, broken heads can cause dry spots in a lawn. Sprinklers that are not aligned properly can lead to water waste by spraying homes, driveways and... read more

Tapigo to launch irrigation maintenance apps

October 29, 2015By

Several large landscape company owners are betting on a new software company called Tapigo, which is developing a series of field service web and mobile applications. Tapigo apps are designed to eliminate the paperwork associated with landscape industry processes—the first of which is irrigation maintenance. Next up is snow and ice management. “I think our industry deserves some specific-use apps... read more