Start Training Your Lawn To Need And Use Less Water

Have you noticed just a hint of coolness in the air? Fall is right around the corner. We love the cooler weather (especially since we work outdoors all day!). We personally cannot wait to open our windows and sliding glass doors and let the Fall weather in. Our grass, on the other hand, needs some […]

A Good Sprinkler System Design is Essential

Installing an automatic sprinkler system is a worthwhile investment for your property. Having a professionally licensed and insured contractor install your new irrigation system is important. Ask for references and don’t always select the cheapest price. Ask about the design of your sprinkler system. Ask for references too. A good design that will use water […]

Ants! Ants! Ants!

If you have intermittent power issues to the automatic timer to your sprinkler system there are a few things to check: 1. Is your irrigation timer plugged into a GFI? 2. Is your GFI working properly? Plug a small appliance to check. 3. Is your timer turned on? (Don’t roll your eyes, it happens!) 4. […]

Parts of a Lawn Irrigation System – Sprinkler Valve

If you are like the average homeowner you don’t really know what the specific parts are that make up your irrigation system. You just want it to turn on and water your grass and landscaping. We understand, you might know what the stock market is doing today, you may know the part I need to […]

Southwest Florida Afternoon Thunderstorms May Affect Your Irrigation System Timer

It’s summer in Southwest Florida and there’s one thing you can count on – afternoon thunderstorms. A lightning strike in your area can trip your ground fault electrical outlets (GFI outlet) which renders them inoperable until you reset them. Why is this important to the operation of your irrigation system you may wonder? It is […]

The Florida Irrigation Society

MISSION STATEMENT The mission of the Florida Irrigation Society is to be the recognized leader of Florida’s irrigation industry by promoting the professional interests and business successes of its members through sound environmental stewardship, governmental advocacy, continuing education, and professional certifications. The Florida Irrigation Society (FIS) is a not-for-profit Society established in 1966. Our goal […]

How Will I Maintain My Lawn Sprinkler In Naples, Florida?

You are blessed enough to be a seasonal resident in Naples Florida. You have spent your snow bird days meticulously manicuring your lawn, updating your landscaping and getting your irrigation system fine tuned to maintain all of the labors of love. Now, it’s time to go back up north for the summer. You have hopefully […]