Irrigation Fact Sheets

W. Bryan Smith
Area Agent, Irrigation/Water Quality/Waste Management
Laurens County Cooperative Extension

Are your plants looking stressed? Yellowed? Diseased? Is your vegetable garden more of a straw patch than a verdant oasis? Oftentimes the problem is water - too much or too little. Our new series of fact sheets on irrigation provides the management tools you need to apply the proper amount of water at the proper time to maintain a healthy, vibrant landscape or a fruitful garden. The fact sheets also provide information concerning types of irrigation equipment and their uses.

The following is a listing of the irrigation fact sheets that are currently available as well as their links:
HGIC1800, Landscape Irrigation Management – Part 1: Water in the Landscape
HGIC1801, Landscape Irrigation Management – Part 2: Determining When to Irrigate
HGIC1802, Landscape Irrigation Management – Part 3: How Much Water?
HGIC1803, Landscape Irrigation Management – Part 4: Winter Irrigation
HGIC1804, Landscape Irrigation Management – Part 5: Irrigation Time of Day
HGIC1805, Landscape Irrigation Management – Part 6: Soil Type and Irrigation Frequency
HGIC1806, Landscape Irrigation Management – Part 7: Water Saving Materials in the Landscape
HGIC1810, Landscape Irrigation Equipment – Part 1: Sprinklers and Spray Heads
HGIC1811, Landscape Irrigation Equipment – Part 2: Drip Irrigation
HGIC1812, Landscape Irrigation Equipment – Part 3: Microsprinklers & Microsprayers
HGIC1813, Landscape Irrigation Equipment – Part 4: Drip Tape
HGIC1814, Landscape Irrigation Equipment – Part 5: Filters, Pressure Regulators, & Potential Problems for Drip Systems
HGIC1815, Landscape Irrigation Equipment – Part 6: Timers and Controllers
HGIC1816, Landscape Irrigation Equipment – Part 7: Valves
HGIC1817, Landscape Irrigation Equipment – Part 8: Piping
HGIC1818, Landscape Irrigation Equipment – Part 9: Water Sources

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