Category Archives: irrigation

Drip Irrigation systems

DRIP IRRIGATIONS SYSTEMS by Owen E. Dell WHAT’S A DRIP IRRIGATION SYSTEM?A drip irrigation system applies water slowly to the specific root zone of plants. This is accomplished with emitters that are placed at each plant and apply water drop by drop, allowing it to soak in to the soil rather than running off or […]

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What to do during a drought

WHAT TO DO DURING A DROUGHT for your plants in Kelowna • Doing nothing is sometimes best • Avoid fertilizer – it can burn root hairs, cause drying out of the tissue • Avoid pruning – it stimulates new growth, which uses water reserves • Avoid pesticides – they can injure drought-stressed foliage • Avoid watering, obviously • Turn off your controller or […]

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