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All About Sprinklers and Drip Systems : Second Edition - Ortho

All About Sprinklers and Drip Systems

Second Edition

By: Ortho

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This newly revised edition provides expert advice on how to grow a lush, green lawn through proper watering with less fuss, less water, and less money.

The easy-to-follow, practical format helps readers plan their watering systems, buy the right equipment, and install them with 100 per cent confidence. More than 100 full-colour photos and illustrations combined with step-by-step instructions show how easy it is to install sprinkler and drip systems.

Helpful tips provide lawn enthusiasts with expert knowledge that will give them the most beautiful lawn or garden in the neighbourhood, while also helping them conserve water and save money.

Irrigation Basicsp. 4
The Advantages of Home Irrigationp. 6
Irrigation and Conservationp. 9
Irrigation and Local conditionsp. 14
Investing in Irrigationp. 20
Landscaping for Minimal Irrigationp. 21
Getting Startedp. 24
How to Measure, Evaluate, and Planp. 24
Two Important Questionsp. 26
A Closer Look at Your Propertyp. 32
Drawing a Planp. 36
Sprinkler Irrigationp. 40
Selecting Componentsp. 42
Choosing Sprinkler Headsp. 44
Choosing Piping Materialsp. 49
Sizing the Sprinkler Systemp. 50
Putting It All Togetherp. 56
Installing the Systemp. 59
Microirrigationp. 72
The Basics of Microirrigationp. 74
Selecting Componentsp. 76
Sizing the Microirrigation Systemp. 80
Installing Microirrigationp. 84
Using and Repairing an Irrigation Systemp. 94
Using Your Systemp. 96
Performing Routine Maintenancep. 112
Repairing the Systemp. 116
Glossaryp. 122
Indexp. 124
Metric Conversionsp. 127
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ISBN: 9780897215152
ISBN-10: 089721515X
Series: Ortho's All about
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 24th May 2006
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.69 x 20.57  x 0.76
Weight (kg): 0.408
Edition Number: 2