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Irrigation adjustment, control unit and solenoid valves

Irrigation adjustment, control unit and solenoid valves

On this page we will talk about: Irrigation adjustment, control unit and solenoid valves The advantage of automatic irrigation is that it does not depend on our physical presence, but is achieved with regularity in the hours most indicated for our garden, with the maximum frequency and intensity. To make your irrigation system function automatically, you will need to equip it with a control unit and solenoid valves: the first is a sort of small computer that is programmed to regulate irrigation time and intensity and a series of electronic taps are connected to it, the solenoid valves precisely.

Lawn cleaning and weeding

Lawn cleaning and weeding

On this page we will talk about: Lawn cleaning and weeding One of the first phases of preparation of the soil on which the lawn will be sown is the cleaning of the surface, always useful to remove all that could create problems in the processing, such as wood, stones and various aggregates.

Irrigation system maintenance

Irrigation system maintenance

On this page we will talk about: Maintenance of the irrigation system To always have a system in perfect working order, the necessary maintenance must be carried out: in addition to the end-of-season interventions for use, sometimes extraordinary interventions will be necessary. At the end of the irrigation season, in fact, it will be necessary to empty the pipes and accessories from the water, so that they do not suffer damage from frosts: usually to do this a manual tap is placed at the lowest point of the system, from which the water It flows.

Design an irrigation system

Design an irrigation system

On this page we will talk about: Designing an irrigation system The design of the irrigation system must take into account the characteristics of the garden and its needs, to arrive at the best adoptable solution. In fact, only taking into account some elements, it will then be possible to get a precise idea of ​​the scheme to be implemented, the materials needed and the costs to be incurred.

Excavation, technique and coverage of the irrigation system

Excavation, technique and coverage of the irrigation system

On this page we will talk about: Excavation, technique and coverage of the irrigation system An underground irrigation system has significant advantages both from an aesthetic point of view and for efficiency and functionality. For this reason, the necessary irrigation pipes and any electrical connections must be installed underground.

How to assemble an irrigation system

How to assemble an irrigation system

On this page we will talk about: How to assemble an irrigation system Assembly and assembly of the system, after purchasing the necessary material, such as pipes and sprinklers, can be performed with simple equipment such as a hacksaw, scissors and universal pliers , not to mention specific hydraulic tools such as turnbuckles and wrenches for fittings.

Design a garden according to gardening styles

Design a garden according to gardening styles

On this page we will talk about: see also: garden Designing a garden according to gardening styles Among the styles most often adopted in the construction of a garden we propose here three of the most known and appreciated: the contemporary garden, the Italian garden and the English garden.

Sowing of the lawn

Sowing of the lawn

On this page we will talk about: Sowing the lawn There are basically two types of sowing: hand sowing, generally applied to small surfaces, based on spreading, and machine sowing with spreading or filing, for larger size. Sowing by hand does not guarantee calibrated and uniform distributions, to optimize this method we recommend operating in the absence of wind and dividing the total sowing dose into four equal parts, each of which will be distributed crosswise over the sowing surface.

Processing, shredding and leveling of the soil with a rake

Processing, shredding and leveling of the soil with a rake

On this page we will talk about: Processing, chopping and leveling the soil with a rake Often before planting the grass it is necessary to move the earth to put the bottom in the condition most suited to our needs and our projects. The earthworks always highlight the horizons of virgin land, not suitable for the turf plant.

Mulching

Mulching

On this page we will talk about: see also: Mulching Mulching Mulching consists in the drafting of materials of different nature on the surface of a ground. This technique has several advantages, since it reduces for example the evaporation of water and limits the growth of herbaceous vegetation that would compete with the development of trees in absorbing nutrients from the soil.

How to choose plants: needs, climate, colors, seasons and exposure

How to choose plants: needs, climate, colors, seasons and exposure

On this page we will talk about: see also: Find plants How to choose plants: needs, climate, colors, seasons and exposure The first step after the decision to plant a tree is to check the characteristics of the chosen location, such as the water regime, temperature, soil fertility, space and brightness, so as to choose the most suitable species.

How to make curbs and flower beds

How to make curbs and flower beds

On this page we will talk about: see also: flowerbeds How to make curbs and flowerbeds Within our garden a touch of vitality will be provided by the flowerbeds where to put the flowers for cultivation. To achieve them, we must first consider the presence of other flowers and plants: in particular, as regards the latter, it will be necessary to consider the depth of the roots.

Introduction to lawn construction

Introduction to lawn construction

In this page we will talk about: Introduction to the realization of the lawn The lawn, or turf, is a fundamental element in every garden, small or large, because, besides having a high aesthetic value, it offers very important benefits for the ecosystem and for man: for example, he has an important function of collecting rainwater which, filtered by turf, is absorbed in depth from the ground until it is collected by the aquifers.

Plant braces and ligatures

Plant braces and ligatures

On this page we will talk about: see also: Find plants Tutors and plant ligatures The use of structures such as stakes as guardians is necessary in the case of newly planted trees that already have discrete dimensions. There is a risk, in fact, that they are uprooted by climatic agents or, more simply, that the clod is moved with consequent damage to the roots.

Laying of lawn clods

Laying of lawn clods

On this page we will talk about: Laying the lawn clods In addition to planting a lawn, it can also be planted by vegetative propagation. The clod is chosen when you want a turf immediately available, or on sloping areas where erosion phenomena are to be avoided, or to compensate for seasonal needs, given that this technique can be adopted at any time of the year.

Cut the grass: when and how to make the first cut

Cut the grass: when and how to make the first cut

On this page we will talk about: Cutting the grass: when and how to make the first cut: Cutting the grass: when and how to make the first cut The cut is the most important cultivation practice that is applied to the turf. With the cut, in fact, it is able to give the carpet a sufficient uniformity and density in order to make the surface suitable for ornamental or functional purposes.

Make a hedge

Make a hedge

On this page we will talk about: see also: Hedges Making a hedge Planting a hedge allows you to create a barrier instead of a wall or a fence. The time of planting depends on the type of shrub you have chosen: those with deciduous leaves should be planted between November and March, while evergreens for September-October or April-May.

Garden irrigation

Garden irrigation

On this page we will talk about: see also: garden Irrigation of the garden Grassy carpets need a fairly high humidity, but without excesses that favor the onset of cryptogamic diseases. In any case, atmospheric precipitations are fundamental and, if these are not sufficient, the use of artificial irrigation.

Choice of potting soil and planting execution

Choice of potting soil and planting execution

On this page we will talk about: Choice of potting soil and planting implementation It is of great importance for the subsequent development of the plant, the choice of the material or soil with which to fill the hole in which it was planted: the addition of gravel is to be avoided. on the bottom, as contrary to what one might believe, it does not favor soil drainage, and above all the laying of soft soil under the transplanted tree root plate, in the mistaken belief that it facilitates the development of the root system.

Fertilize the lawn

Fertilize the lawn

On this page we will talk about: Fertilizing the lawn Different types of fertilizers can be used. The slow-release fertilizer is a type of fertilizer for plants that provides nutrients for a longer period of time than those of rapid release, thus requiring fewer applications.