Next Generation of Irrigation Controllers

Are you tired of reprogramming the time clock that controls your automatic sprinkler system? Are you frustrated by the sight of sprinklers watering after (or during) a rain? Are you concerned when wa...

Watering Wands for Contrainer Gardens

Q: My husband and I have a running argument regarding the best method of watering. He insists on putting his thumb over the end of the hose and spraying all pots and plants from above. I am of the be...

Sprinklers leak when valves go bad

When it comes to sprinkler-system problems, appearances can be deceiving. If you walk outside and see water puddled around a sprinkler in your front lawn, your first thought might well be:  “I ...

Herb Garden Watered by Soaker Hoses

What kind of garden yields potpourri and perfumes, spices and teas, incense and insecticides, soaps and dyes, curatives and candy, and, as a bonus, is drought- tolerant?   The answer, if you hav...