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Sprinklers and Watering Systems / Edition 1
     

Sprinklers and Watering Systems / Edition 1

by Scotts
 

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ISBN-10: 0696221497

ISBN-13: 2900696221490

Pub. Date: 01/11/2005

Publisher: Wiley

• Practical advice for planning watering zones appropriate to climates and landscape varieties.

• Tips for successful do-it-yourself installation or for planning a system with a professional.

• Complete how-to for installing sprinkler equipment from a variety of manufacturers.

• Illustrated step-by-step instructions, troubleshooting

Overview

• Practical advice for planning watering zones appropriate to climates and landscape varieties.

• Tips for successful do-it-yourself installation or for planning a system with a professional.

• Complete how-to for installing sprinkler equipment from a variety of manufacturers.

• Illustrated step-by-step instructions, troubleshooting tips, and do-it-yourself hints.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900696221490
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/11/2005
Edition description:
NE
Pages:
192

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1Understanding irrigation4
The water cycle6
The plant-water-soil relationship10
What is irrigation?13
Water conservation16
Irrigation's role20
Microclimates in your yard28
Understanding evapotranspiration32
Understanding soil34
Is irrigation right for you?39
Chapter 2Planning your system42
Planning your system digest44
Professional versus DIY46
Planning aids47
Understanding irrigation systems48
Water sources52
Pumps and master valves55
Measuring and mapping56
Irrigation components64
Irrigation plumbing84
Drawing the plan87
Special situations94
Planning for cold weather98
Chapter 3Installing your system100
Installing your system digest102
Materials and tools104
Trenching the yard106
Plumbing considerations107
Laying out your system110
Water hookups112
Installing valves114
Laying the pipes124
Installing sprinklers126
Installing drip and micro-irrigation130
Timer installation140
Finishing up142
Chapter 4Using your system148
Using your system digest150
Scheduling152
Watering suggestions164
Maintenance168
Troubleshooting and repair172
Troubleshooting digest174
Servicing components176
Troubleshooting181
Credits186
Index187

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