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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

My Sprinkler Head Won’t Pop Up?

So you have an automatic irrigation system with sprinkler heads that pop up to water your yard. However, you notice that one of your sprinkler heads won’t pop up. Let’s trouble shoot to figure out what’s wrong: 1. Is Water Pressure To Blame? Each city or municipality will regulate their water pressure however they please. […]

Rotor Heads are Sprinkler Heads

PGP-ADJ Hunter Industries A rotor head is a component of a sprinkler system that delivers water to your lawn. It’s typically referred to as a sprinkler head. The purpose of the rotor head is to deliver water to your grass in a slow even application. At R & R Sprinkler and Landscape we install rotor […]

Lee County Florida Licensing Requirements for Irrigation Contractors

Lee County Licensing Requirements for Irrigation Contractors Most folks think that obtaining an occupational license gives them permission to perform any type of work. This is a false mis-conception. You are paying a business tax that allows you to be in business but does not allow you to perform just any kind of trade activity. […]

The City of Punta Gorda Watering Restrictions

As of July 10, 2012 The City of Punta Gorda is enforcing the following water restrictions To Report Water or Sewer Problems (During Business Hours) 941-575-3339 (After Business Hours & Holidays) 941-575-5070 On Tuesday, November 16, 2010 the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board voted to enter into a Phase 1 Water Shortage Order […]

Watering Your Shrubs, Delicate Flowers and Queen Palms

The amount of water as well as the manner in which it is delivered differs greatly from a group of shrubs, some delicate flowers or a large queen palm tree. The preferred manner in which any of these landscape elements are irrigated is called drip irrigation. Drip irrigation delivers water to the roots instead of […]