So now you have a beautiful landscaping with many plants, some trees, a great lawn, shrubs and other plant forms. With such a beautiful landscape, you could wish that your plants will thrive long. However, without maintenance, this would not be possible. Water is very important for the maintenance of plants and to prevent them from wilting and dying. If you seek advice from your landscaping company, they would surely ask you to install an irrigation system that will help provide regular water supply to your plants.
If you are looking for a good irrigation system for your landscaping, you can actually find many types in the market today.
One way and perhaps the cheapest way is to build a water storage tank that can store rain water during the rainy days. This is the cheapest way of watering your plants because rain water is free and you only spent installing a water storage tank which can stock rain water every time it rains. Sometimes government regulates water usage during dry months, then despite this, if you have rainwater storage tank, you can still water your plants lavishly with your stored rainwater. If you use rain water for your plants, you are assured that they are pure and contain no chemicals like what you find in water coming from your faucet.
You can also use the drip water system to irrigate your landscape. As the name indicates, water drips from dripping devices connected to a water pipe directly to the plants. This drip system is a sure way of providing the water needs of your plants daily. However, drip systems are usually powered electrically and it has to be run continuously. This will affect your power usage such that your monthly power bill car increase.
When you go to parks you usually see sprinklers all over the lawn, and this is another type of irrigation system for your landscaping. This is also a good system for irrigating your lawn since you can place the sprinkler heads connected to the pipes at specified distances that will allow you to cover the whole area. This is just like rain falling to the ground. These water sprinklers can either be installed above ground or underground. An underground sprinkler system will prevent people or animals to damage your pipes.
Variations can be made of these irrigation systems. Whatever you install for your landscape, you are assured that your plants are receiving the amount of water that they need in order to survive. You can have a great looking garden all the time with the right irrigation system installed in your garden.